Well............it's about time I give it some thought, no? I feel like I've been down this road a million times. Like I'm spinning my wheels. What's different this time? Well, for sure and for certain, I know that the attempts I am making ar... Read more
Being SMART about my goals...
So...part of the weekend challenge is to write out a goal. The steps written in help me to go from "just a goal" to a SMART goal - making it a Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and with a Timeline.
My main goal for this year, for... Read more
"Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength" Nehemiah 8:10b
A feeling of great pleasure and happiness.
"...joy runs deeper than despair."
~ Corrie Ten Boom
We named our 6th daughter Joy! :-) There are thi... Read more
Why don't I exercise...or not exercise enough?
Ahhh...this is such a shameful kind of blog to write...but it was a question posed to me, so I'm going to try and answer it as honestly and openly as I possibly can.
So....the question is: why don't I exercise or not exercise enough?
... Read more
What I've been doing...what I should do...
WELL - we are at week 4 in the BLC - and I am going to reflect a bit on what I've been doing, but also what I NEED to do differently moving into week 5.
Last week was actually one of my better weeks, as far as participation, and effort give... Read more
PAWSE - and REALLY ponder...
Is there a scarier feeling than apathy? I'm starting to think not. That's how this week has been going for me....
Let me start out by saying, we were challenged to NOT GAIN this week - and I met that goal! I lost .8 this week...which whe... Read more
PAWSE for the week - Take 2
Aaaaw - I am SO bummed! I don't know what happened, but I typed out a HUGE blog post on Wednesday night for this week's PAWSE and reflect....and it is GONE! It's not there! :-( I hope I can recapture some of what I originally put in there!!!!... Read more
P.A.W.S.E. - end of week 2
Week 2 of the BLC22 is now in the books! I ended the week with a one pound loss!! YEAH! Good way to end the week! :-) I do stand corrected - I went back to my reports - I was a week off! THIS week is my 7th week in a row to lose. Either way... Read more
PAWSE and reflect....
Well - I had a loss this week! I ended up losing .4 pounds. In and of itself, probably doesn't sounds like a big deal, but it is the 7th week in a row that I have had a loss!! They can't all be big losses, and I am just thrilled to have lost f... Read more
Well - for the first weekend challenge, part of it is to take time to write down our goals for this BLC. I am going to write out goals for the following: exercise/fitness, food, scale, and non-scale. So.........here goes!
As far as fitness... Read more
BLC Day 1!
Well...........here goes nothing!! :-) I weighed in today at 228.8, which is lower than my ending weight at BLC21. So that is good news! I'm excited to be in the 220's, which I feel as though I haven't seen in ages! I gave myself a goal of 18... Read more
Jungle ABS's of Me!! :-) BLC 22 - LET'S GO!
A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition give you an extra push?
Yes, usually it does. Especially if I have a concrete end goal to meet! And I have someone I want to beat! ;-)
B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldi... Read more
Wow - how many times do you hit the end of the day, defeated? Not sure you can even go on...not even sure you WANT to? And yet, you remember your goals. You remember how... Read more
It's that time of the year to be introspective...
Because it's the 6th anniversary of my 29th birthday!!!
(For those of you not keeping count, I'm 35.)
Ahh....what is it about new beginnings that make us think about starting over, positive changes, or what the future looks like? But... Read more
Well, to say I fizzled out of the BLC is an understatement! I even missed the weigh in last week! UGH. I am not giving up - I have been doing what needs doing to some degree. I just haven't had the TIME. And I'm not using it as an excuse eith... Read more
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