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I Need More of Those
Sunday, February 18, 2018      8 comments

Yesterday I treated myself to a deep tissue massage. I originally planned on getting a hot stone massage, but for some reason, due to not having one for so long and all of the built up tension, sore muscles and all, I went with the other. It hur... Read more
Infusing Goodness
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      3 comments

I'm at home sick. Again. Last week I was diagnosed with pneumonia, and apparently I'm not 100% just yet, and my lack of sleep the past couple of nights made for a perfect storm for a relapse. Hopefully just resting today will help alleviat... Read more
Not That Way
Sunday, February 11, 2018      9 comments

I have bipolar disorder 1. That means I struggle with the manic side, not just the depressive side of bipolar disorder. For some, that could mean ou... Read more
Close Call/Wake Up Call
Monday, February 05, 2018      7 comments

Have you ever feared something so much you have nightmares about it? Well, mine almost came true this morning. Boots is my 7 year old Boston Te... Read more
Sunday, February 04, 2018      6 comments

Well, my ankle and my other boo-boos are starting to heal, but not quite completely just yet. After getting out of the shower, I took inventory of my wounds, and was impressed by the fact that the swelling around my ankle has definitely come dow... Read more
Confounded by a Non-Scale Victory
Saturday, February 03, 2018      7 comments

On December 25th, I weighed in at 267. By mid January, I had dropped below 260, but this morning, the scale betrayed me at 265. What gives? It angered me. However, a lot has happened this week. Let's recap: * I spent the week leading ... Read more
I Survived!!!!!
Friday, February 02, 2018      4 comments

Well, I made it! It is Friday and I made it through the rest of the week without getting maimed in any shape or form or anymore than I already had on Wednesday. I did find a funny today. I wore a pair of really comfortable ponte bootleg dress pa... Read more
First Day Back to Work Bad Luck
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      8 comments

I was so pumped up to get back to work. It had been since May 22nd when I had to make the hard decision to take a break from working due to a serious back injury that had made my life very difficult in so many ways. I had originally planned on s... Read more
It's Just a Stopping Point, Not the Final Destination
Monday, January 29, 2018      8 comments

Today I received wonderful news! I received the offer letter for a new position that starts on Thursday of this week. That means I only have a few days to get my ducks in a row before embarking on a new adventure. But one of the things abo... Read more
Getting Organized
Sunday, January 28, 2018      8 comments

Six years ago, I stared at a very cluttered life and was completely overwhelmed at what my life had becomed. I had read through Flylady that the clutter in our homes reflects the clutter in our bodies, so I felt like it was time to declutter the... Read more
Looking at the Big Picture: 100 Lbs +
Thursday, January 25, 2018      10 comments

As I sit here and contemplate what needs to happen to continue down this weight loss journey to a healthier lifestyle, it has really hit me hard that I have to lose over 100 lbs total. Ouch! That actually hurt to admit that one. At 5'7", I curre... Read more
Week 2 of 5% Challenge Done - 3 lbs Gone!
Saturday, January 20, 2018      6 comments

Well, here we are, 2 weeks officially in the books for the 2018 Winter 5% Challenge with the Teddy Bear team, and I've officially lost a total of 3 lbs so far (almost 9 lbs total)!!! ... Read more
This Kiddo Is Tuckered Out
Sunday, January 14, 2018      8 comments

Well, today was one of those days where I really would have loved to have just stayed in bed or on the couch. But, I didn't. Since it snowed yesterday, I did bundle up and cleared off the driveway and sidewalk, and not haphazardly either. I made... Read more
Forward Thinking
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      12 comments

Have you ever visited the website modelmydiet.com ? It allows you to do a before and after of yourself to see what you'll look like as you lose weight. I think it is fabulous and gives you a great image to strive for as you move f... Read more
Comfort Food Doesn't Have To Be A No-No
Sunday, January 07, 2018      8 comments

As I've been doing some bulk cooking this afternoon, I started to think about what I was doing. I was making comfort food, but it wasn't bad comfort food. I was making good choices with what I was making, not bad. They were made lean meats, whol... Read more

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