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Tastes that add up
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      5 comments

We've all done it. Dipping our finger into finger into the batter, or taking a sip of the simmering sauce. Yes, we've all tasted our delightful treats and dishes as we are preparing them. Some for delight (cookies, cakes), while others are simpl... Read more
Meal Planning Challenged
Saturday, September 04, 2010      2 comments

I'll admit right now that I fail miserably at meal planning. I absolutely do. I'm generally good about planning breakfast, but that's just because I'm boring and eat the same thing just about every single day. But, in order to get healthy,... Read more
Tears of a Woman
Thursday, September 02, 2010      6 comments

I don't know exactly where this is located, but it is from the Hebrew Talmud: "Be very careful if you make a woman cry because God counts her tears. Every tear a woman shed is equivalent of a man's sacrifices in life. The woman came from a ... Read more
Moving on to September 2010: My Goals
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      4 comments

Alright, so I didn't meet my goals for the month of August, but that doesn't mean I'm giving up. I'm pretty hopeful for a much more positive September. So, my plan is to lose 8 lbs in September. My starting weight is 209 (down 1 lb in Augu... Read more
Now that I have more time
Sunday, August 29, 2010      5 comments

Although I'm not happy about the why I have more time to myself, I am looking forward to having the time to refocus my energies on getting healthy. Three summers ago, I decided to go "whole food". That meant focusing on eating things that were n... Read more
Single and 42
Saturday, August 28, 2010      4 comments

When I was younger, I always dreamed of meeting someone special, marrying and having a family. This past year I hit the ripe age of 42, still single, and no children. I had hopes of marrying as I had met someone special a couple of years earlier... Read more
Breaking the Fun House Mirrors
Thursday, August 19, 2010      6 comments

It is just truly amazing how distorted our view of ourselves really is. After writing Tuesday's blog, I started reading an article about the America's Next Top Model commercial where Tyra Banks comments on how small a girl's waist really is. The... Read more
Confession: August 17, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      10 comments

Yesterday afternoon, I was craving chocolate something bad. I knew a King Size Snickers was 550 calories and that I would have enough for dinner after one. But, no. I saw one of my co-workers had picked up a small bag of miniature Reese's cups f... Read more
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      7 comments

Vacation! A word that doesn't come all too often, but wonderfully received when it does come about. I'm off on vacation until Monday. So, basically I have a 4 day weekend. I have one goal for this weekend and that is to do some inward (and possi... Read more
8 Week Battle #9: The Final Results
Monday, August 09, 2010      9 comments

Well, my battle weary friends, today is the last day of the 8 Week Battle #9. This battle has been a challenging one for me with so much going on in my life. But, I persevered, and while it wasn't the number I was shooting for, I did lose 3 lbs ... Read more
Saturday, August 07, 2010      16 comments

My living room, that is. I'm so frustrated it was the only room I was able to finish. I was hoping to get my drapes up in all rooms, but considering the fiasco I went through all day long, I'm lucky to have the ones up in the living room!!!! ... Read more
Can you believe what we have been missing?
Friday, August 06, 2010      6 comments

Sampson and I took a long walk tonight. I'm blessed to have one of our areas greenways just outside my back door. As we were walking, I just happened to glance over and saw a precious sight: ... Read more
Way too much going on
Thursday, August 05, 2010      1 comments

Yes, there is way too much going on in my mind. I guess for now a request for prayer is most appropriate. I have a difficult decision to make and to move forward with my progress in a whole new way. So with that...I'm off to bed. Exerc... Read more
I'll have fries with that....
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      16 comments

GASP!!!! What???? She said the "F" word!!!! Fries!!!! Oh, no!!!!! She's going to burn in... Okay, okay, okay...relax...I really did order fries...apple fries! (Hold the sauce) Since BK has come out with the new apple fries side item, they'v... Read more
A diet revelation?
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      9 comments

I gave in today. Yep, I did. The cafeteria was closed, and I didn't take my lunch. The company was having an employee appreciation day cookout, but I'm a consultant and not an employee. So, one of my coworkers and I decided to go grab something ... Read more

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