You are not good enough
This morning I am reflecting on my life. It is funny the sharpest memories are of being put down/bullied.
I am not using this as an excuse just a growing tool.
My 1st best friend( who I still love to pieces) was a natural athlete and still is. S... Read more
It makes me wonder if I really want this
I didn't succeed in my mile a day challenge I started out and stopped yet again. I self-sabotage myself time and again. I know how to do this, I have done it before but putting that knowledge to use doesn't come easy.
I was talking with my h... Read more
Day 6-9 mile a day challenge!
Woo! time sure does have a way of getting away from you, doesn't it? Here it is already Thursday and I last blogged on Sunday! I didn't stray too far from the plan except Tuesday where I was suffering from a migraine and didn't work out AND bing... Read more
Proud of my husband I, we both were very tired this afternoon after not getting a lot of sleep, cleaning and then doing errands but as much as we didn't want to we walked the dogs. It was only a mile but it was better than no miles, right!
A... Read more
Day 4 1 mile challenge
We walked the dogs 2 miles today!
Day 3 no soda!
One step at a time, one day at a time I can get this done... Read more
Day 3 walk challenge
Today I did my walk over my lunch hour. I found a perfect 2 mile route, less perfect is it passes about 13 restaurants, Dairy Queen and a kringle store! So my solution just don't take my purse, just an ID for safety!
Also no soda today!... Read more
100 day challenge day 2
Today was mostly a success. I actually walked the dogs twice a little over a mile the 1st time and just over 2 miles the second time! So yeah for me!
I also got to go to the Milwaukee Public Museum today with my niece, her 2 sons and my brothe... Read more
100 day 1 mile challenge 4/5/17-7/14/17 -day 1
I have been away for quite some time again and my weight has exploded to over 260 lbs. Yesterday I got a email regarding the national 100 day challenge and of course it brought me back to spark and blogging.
My work schedule has changed drasti... Read more
As I am enjoying my journey to lose weight certain things happen that make me feel uncomfortable and even embarrassed. Over the summer it was getting in and out of my kayak. I absolutely love kayaking I was so happy when we finally bought our ow... Read more
slip, fall solid ground
This week has been a little more trying than usual I had a cancer scare, I was questioning my commitment to my goal, and overall just feeling down about myself and life. I didn't eat like I should I didn't exercise like I should and didn't feel ... Read more
They found a mass
"don't worry, we found a dense area in your left breast" hmm how do you not worry? I have my appointment for a digital mammogram and ultrasound on Thursday and I am worried.
"Are you aware your blood pressure is high? Oh, your on pills for th... Read more
another month gone!
September was a pretty good month overall. A lot of exercise, eating habits improving, learning new things and working on my new outlook on life.
I have lost a total of about 11 pounds but I feel like I have already lost 100, my emotional bagg... Read more
Is waiting wrong?
Today as my husband and were at the grocery store I saw a woman, about my age in a cute little summer dress, hair and makeup done, nails polished and she just looked very nice. As I walked I said to my hubby, next summer that will be me. I wanna... Read more
exercise is becoming habit!
I am so excited, I am really starting to enjoy my work outs. I LOVE weight training, it makes me feel powerful! My cardio too is getting a little easier and I don't feel like I am going to die afterwards! Woo hoo!
I am still having some issues... Read more
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100 is a big number
If I sit and think about how much 100 pounds is it is mind boggling, It isn't an amount (at this time) I could even think about lifting. 100 pounds the size of a Great Dane, Irish wolfhound..being 100 lbs overweight is scary. For a long time I h... Read more