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Jeans trump scale
Friday, February 03, 2012      6 comments

I love my jeans. You can always count on them to be unforgiving when it comes to weight gain and a huge motivator when you start to lose weight. It's amazing how a simple article of clothing can make us feel so good or remind us that we... Read more
Why bother, no one notices
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      9 comments

I had coffee with a friend who had been trying to lose weight. Like me she has struggled for a long time with her weight and tried several different programs. She had given up again and was quite bitter about it. "Why should I bother lo... Read more
I like to move it, move it
Monday, January 30, 2012      4 comments

If you've watched the movie Madagascar you are now singing those words in my title. Kinda want to get up and dance a little, don't you? This week I've decided to treat myself to a stress free, enjoy my time at home, clean out the corners... Read more
Because the puddle was there
Sunday, January 29, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday I had a blast with my 2 year old grandson. It starting snowing a bit and I decided to take Logan for a walk. My husband just looked at me, "Why would you want to go for a walk in this?" "Why wouldn't I want to go for a walk ... Read more
Put the brakes on and head into reverse
Saturday, January 28, 2012      3 comments

I was thrilled this morning when I stepped on the scale to see that I'm down 1.5 pounds this week. I was able to put the brakes on before hitting 290 again and that is a huge accomplishment to me. Time after time we lose weight to only put it... Read more
Employed? Why yes I am
Friday, January 27, 2012      2 comments

After 9 months of looking I've decided to take a sales job. I had two companies attempt to recruit me yesterday for business to business sales, I liked what I heard from one so I took the job. It's been a long time since I worked a straight c... Read more
Weird feeling in my stomach, maybe you've had this?
Thursday, January 26, 2012      4 comments

I've made it to day four but this morning I noticed something alarming. When I woke up this morning my stomach felt so weird. There was some growling, emptiness, like something was missing. How odd. I went to the kitchen and the growlin... Read more
I'm back two days in a row...hmmm
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

This morning I woke up and bounced out of bed. Ok, I rolled, squirmed and grunted out of bed but the thought was bouncing. Before anything else I switched on my Xbox and did my workout. Doing this before coffee meant of course that I sp... Read more
Putting on your Spanx shouldn't be a full blown workout
Monday, January 23, 2012      4 comments

These past few months have been challenging, for the first time in my adult life I've been out of work and I'll admit the stress has gotten to me. 30 pounds got me. I've logged on hit and miss and keep trying to come back, I figured that as l... Read more
Happy happy joy joy :)
Saturday, August 27, 2011      1 comments

Down 2 pounds and I'm very happy about that! I worked out like crazy last week, I hiked, climbed, canoed and pushed myself further than I have for months and I loved it. My reward, 2 pounds less fat on my body. It's amazing how we ... Read more
9155 calories burned in one week
Sunday, August 21, 2011      2 comments

My feet have huge blisters, my calfs are sore, my legs have cuts from making my way through forests and my shoulders hurt. I feel AMAZING!! What a great week I had, I can't remember the last time I did so many outings in one week. My fav... Read more
Another great day for a walk (with pictures)
Saturday, August 20, 2011      2 comments

Today was a walk instead of a hike and I couldn't have asked for better weather. We drove into Vancouver and started on the seawall. ... Read more
Great morning to head out canoeing
Friday, August 19, 2011      4 comments

This morning I wanted to do something different and it's such a beautiful day that I decided to hit the lake and go canoeing. I chose one of the lakes close to home and headed out for a couple of hours. I haven't been in a canoe for abo... Read more
Amazing hike that gave me new motivation (with pictures)
Thursday, August 18, 2011      3 comments

I did it!! I'm tired, my legs are screaming mad at me, my feet have blisters but I did it and I'm very happy with myself :) This is the hike that I went on yesterday with my daughter. On it's steepest part it was a 35% incline, the... Read more
Upward and onward...in hiking boots
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      0 comments

Last year I could hike all day hikes and felt great afterwards. This year...umm...not the same. It was time for a change so have hiking boots will travel. Short hike accomplished - - yes I did feel a little like the big bad wolf when I did... Read more

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