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Fall Beauty - Enjoy the Simple things in Life
Saturday, October 10, 2020      11 comments

Made last minute decision to take a day trip to the cabin, and I'm so glad we did. We packed a picnic lunch, worms for fishing, and just enough family m... Read more
Feeling Better
Thursday, October 08, 2020      7 comments

Just over a week now since I started watching what I was eating. Been tracking everything I eat and cutting back on carbs. I can't believe how much better my stomach has been feeling already. I had been taking Tums at least twice a day someda... Read more
Weekly Recap 10.4.20
Sunday, October 04, 2020      4 comments

Well I started the week overeating, thinking that I wasn't eating "that much". Well Tuesday I started tracking my food again, and just as I really had known I was consuming more calories and carbs/sugars that I should be. Around 1900 calories ... Read more
Time to Regain Control
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      7 comments

2020 has been quite the year for challenges! But I'm tired of this year controlling me and putting setbacks in my journey. Last October 2019 I made some healthy lifestyle changes and they carried me well into March 2020 when lockdown started. ... Read more
Quarentine 2020
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      6 comments

I've been following our "safer at home" rules since March 16th when everything changed. Gym closed, no school for kids, my job moved me home to work from home, my husband is considered a non-essential worker so he is also stuck at home. Weathe... Read more
February 2020 Goals:
Friday, January 31, 2020      5 comments

My February 2020 Goals! 1. Keep going to the gym 3 days a week. 2. Try to keep extending my time on the elliptical machine. 3. Eat home cooked meals and try to swap in more healthier options in place of bread, rice, and pasta when able. 4. Keep ... Read more
2020 - The Year of Vision
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      3 comments

2019 was the year of change. Taking a look back at some of those changes, I can see they've set me in a good position for a healthier living lifestyle in 2020!  2019 - Healthy Living Success "I've been struggling for months to get back on tra... Read more
YTD Progress w/November Goals
Saturday, November 02, 2019      5 comments

Been working hard at trying to focus on one thing at a time. Trying to make this year, the year of change to healthier habits. I started the year out trying to let faith back into my life. Regaining my faith allowed me strength to focus on ... Read more
Goal Updates - Making Progress
Sunday, October 27, 2019      3 comments

This has been a very good week and overall I'm very happy with my accomplishments! I've been struggling for months to get back on track. Found more excuses then I did dedication. But this week my attitude changed! I've done my regular walki... Read more
Fitness Plan - for real?
Friday, October 25, 2019      3 comments

I've been asking my husband for months if he'd start going to the gym with me and help me get back on track. He always says that he's too tired after his day...since he is a tennis instructor and runs around every day. Here comes the But... ... Read more
Feeling Confused!!
Wednesday, October 23, 2019      7 comments

Was having a great week. ☺Yesterday my lead gave me a project to work on. I felt really good helping out and I got so much accomplished! 😀 What a great feeling...and in doing so I was helping out one coworker who is on vacation and another co... Read more
July 6th, 2019 - Birthday Eve
Sunday, July 07, 2019      4 comments

On the eve of my 51st birthday I've come to realize that nothing stays the same. I know...took me this long?? Like really!! When I was young I loved having my birthday so close to Independence Day....I always got the best cookouts, beautiful ... Read more
Sleep is so Important
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      4 comments

I seem to struggle with this quite a bit. In fact I even feel guilty on weekends if I sleep in or think about taking a nap. I always feel like I'm wa... Read more
Positive Sunday (Blog #95)
Sunday, March 31, 2019      6 comments

Woke up this morning feeling well rested...maybe cause I slept in till 7am. Had my grandsons over night and I always feel better with little Noah's fa... Read more
Overcoming Emotional Distress
Saturday, March 30, 2019      4 comments

This past week has been extremely hard. Since January I've been fighting to get back on track. But something keeps affecting my emotions. In Janua... Read more

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