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November 2 Thanks
Monday, November 02, 2015      3 comments

Today, I am thankful for health. Sure we all have our little knicks here and there, but after nearly losing our 6 year old 18 months ago to a bacterial infection, I am very thankful that we are all healthy enough to mot have hospital stats in th... Read more
November Thanks 1
Sunday, November 01, 2015      6 comments

Today, I am thankful for my husband, his love and support throughout the years (15 in 10 days!). He opened up my world to his and together, we forged a new one. Times were not always easy, but life is great! I am trying to intensify the foc... Read more
Thursday, August 20, 2015      7 comments

So, the kids went back to school this week, and with that was my last excuse to not go to the Crossfit gym was gone. So, on Tuesday, I braced myself, and I went. As I approach the parking lot, one by one, people run out of the gym, and ran on ... Read more
Bootcamp challenge week 3, day 2- so I cheated a little...
Monday, August 17, 2015      2 comments

Today was an overall super day! Dropped off my youngest daughter at her new preschool (yes, she did scream, but I have done this with 3 other kids before her, so i now that within 2 minutes, she happily plays). Then, we went to the middle sc... Read more
Bootcamp challenge week 3, day 1
Monday, August 17, 2015      3 comments

Today was a good day. I got up early, did my workout video, had a super quick breakfast (1/2 cup cheerios with 1/4 cup milk), and headed to church. I really enjoy the services there, and the way the priest relates reading to our daily life. It ... Read more
Bootcamp week 2, day 7- plateau?
Saturday, August 15, 2015      2 comments

So, it has been 15 days since I have sparked seriously. I feel like I am doing every thing "by the book", and I don't seem to fit any more loosely in my clothes. Impatient much? Yes, that has always been king of an issue for me... I am trying ... Read more
Bootcamp challenge week 2, day 6
Friday, August 14, 2015      5 comments

OK, I think I now have gotten the rhythm down, and the habit of starting the day with a workout video. Today, it was an arm workout, I really enjoyed it. No gardening today, but lots of boxes moved and unpacked. I was able to keep track of m... Read more
bootcamp week 2, day 5
Friday, August 14, 2015      4 comments

I have been consistent with the 28 day challenge. I just skipped one day on day 4, due to being too sore to workout after he big moving day. Today, I did the extra video, I chose a pilate video for hips. I really enjoyed it. I seem to have f... Read more
the joy of opening boxes
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      3 comments

I found my beloved cookbook a couple of days ago in one of the moving boxes. It is a German book that has healthy meals, and focuses on carbs in the morning/lunch, and tries to eliminate them for dinner (or as close as it gets). I mainly use... Read more
an eventful day in the mountains
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      3 comments

Today was a busy day. It started with my brother sending me a message that my 66 year old uncle who had been battling liver, pancreas and prostate cancer passed away this morning, He was only diagnosed in April, and even though he had a few re... Read more
reflection on the past 10 days
Monday, August 10, 2015      6 comments

I made August 1st my new day 1. I want to really focus on me, and find my mojo back when it comes to weight loss, fitness, and feeling good about myself. Usually, I use the scale to assess my success, but this time, I am doing it without one. ... Read more
turning point?
Sunday, August 09, 2015      3 comments

Last night, I had a dream about the gym. See, I have been wanting, but pushing off, going to the gym to get a membership. I would like to join the crossfit gym here, but am too intimidated to enter. Last night, I dreamed that I was in the... Read more
tracking day 2
Saturday, August 08, 2015      4 comments

So, after the "mishap" from yesterday, I tracked everything today. results: -I stayed on the low end of my range, even after having some chocolate -I confirmed what I already knew: I put down food, or waited until I had tracked the rest be... Read more
eye opener!
Saturday, August 08, 2015      5 comments

Wow, here I was, thinking I had everything under control. I was tracking (most) foods, doing my 28 day bootcamp challenge, walking, moving boxes, sweating, keeping up with SP. Then, today, I decided to REALLY track and measure my nutrition. ... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2015      4 comments

Today, I met with an old friend of mine I had not seen in 7 years. It was such a nice breath of fresh air in the midst of our move! It was so nice to feel like the conversation picked right back where we left it off all these years back before... Read more

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