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The end of the pretender!
Friday, September 25, 2020      4 comments

I just posted this screenshot on my BLC team thread. After I posted it, I noticed my activity at the top still says "walking". I have thought ... Read more
Surprise...No waiting!
Sunday, September 06, 2020      1 comments

Spend a few minutes writing about the reasons behind your fitness and weight-loss goals. What is your true motivation? What do you hope to achieve or experience after reaching your goal? The questions above are my assignment for today. ... Read more
Never too late
Sunday, August 30, 2020      3 comments

Today I need to find an inspirational quote that speaks to ME. I enjoy and am motivated by seeing other people's posts with quotes, but somehow feel a bit like a tacky businessman with a framed motivational picture sadly hanging in a dreary off... Read more
Excuses, excuses
Saturday, August 29, 2020      4 comments

As part of an assigned SP task, I am to list my most common excuses to bail on my workout, and figure out ways to combat those excuses. Most common excuses: 1. Too tired. This can be where the 10 minutes is better than nothing rule c... Read more
SMART Goals BLC 44
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      1 comments

Okay, here are my SMART goals for BLC 44: 1. Lose 10 lbs. by the end of the challenge by tracking my food most days, getting a minimum of 30 minutes exercise most days, and participating in this challenge for motivation and accountability.... Read more
Winning Weekend
Sunday, August 23, 2020      1 comments

Sent the two teen boys off with $20 to get dinner and spend some time together (the older one moves to his college on Wednesday). It will be strange to have him gone, though just under 2 hours away means we will see him more than we saw my daug... Read more
Short 'n' Sweet
Friday, August 21, 2020      0 comments

Short entry tonight. Had a good ON PLAN day. Work went by quickly, and I spent lunch hour with two sisters-in-law and my mother-in-law, so that was a nice change from the usual break room. Went for a nice, brisk after dinner walk with my husb... Read more
Unexpected Twist
Thursday, August 20, 2020      1 comments

Evening everyone! All is well on the fitness 'n food front and I am ready for a successful weekend! I have a friend at work who has, on several occasions, expressed that she is lonely and doesn't get out of the house much. She is rather b... Read more
Even Keel
Wednesday, August 19, 2020      0 comments

House kinda quiet. Husband at work, 18 year old son is sailing with his grandfather, and 15 year old son has a friend over (and she is so nice and polite!). I have a daughter too, but she is across the country beginning her first year of gradu... Read more
Down and Up
Tuesday, August 18, 2020      1 comments

Faltered a bit yesterday. Had a run in with s'mores and potato chips in the evening! Followed by the usual guilt and negative self talk. Why do we do that? This morning while making my breakfast at 3am (I will never, ever get used to t... Read more
To Do List Revisited
Sunday, August 16, 2020      1 comments

Today was indeed a more productive day. Glamorous tasks such as cleaning bathrooms and refrigerator (though not at the same time!) were accomplished. Everything sparkles and shines for about two minutes! Managed to fit in an afternoon wal... Read more
Hmmm...blog.....new territory
Saturday, August 15, 2020      6 comments

Okay, I have never written a blog entry before, but maybe it will help me along in this journey towards health, fitness, and smaller clothing. At the very least, I imagine it won't hurt! Began the day by shaking and waking up the teenage b... Read more