It's been a terrific weekend. I have tomorrow off and plan to have a productive day with a little fun included. I will aim for cleaning out my car, working out, a pedicure, and see if I can get myself a last-minute haircut appointment. I have... Read more
I am on day 14 of this plank challenge and soon heading into uncharted waters for me! My longest plank ever was 2 minutes and that was just last week ( I jumped ahead a little!) I can't quite see how I will get to 4.5 minutes in 2 weeks, but I... Read more
It has been a strange week or so. I have been spending less time on line due to a need to focus more on other aspects of my life. I am still seeking that elusive critter called balance! I was actually having a great week, I thought, with my e... Read more
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten throu... Read more
Since I am not sure I will have time to get this posted tomorrow, I am posting twice today!
October 15th is Global Handwashing Day. As a nurse, I feel I just have to blog about this!
Many of us are focused not only on weight loss bu... Read more
I found this on several message boards and other Spark pages today and am copying and pasting it here!
I signed the Never Quit Pledge
Monday, October 14, 2013
Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter... Read more
I've still been struggling with discipline and accountability in every aspect of my life- mind, body, and spirit. The struggle - or rather, my failure to prevail in the struggle was reflected in a 0.6 pound gain last week, and an additional 0.8... Read more
My reflections after reading chapters 2 & 3
"Is it possible we love and rely on food more than we love and rely on God?"
I talked about this question a bit in my first Made to Crave post, here
http://www... Read more
Here's how I did on my goals this week and what I am committing to in the coming week.
Goals & Progress
-Adhere to my Unleash Your Thin eating plan
Week 1 - I would say I achieved this about 80% but I can't say I achieved p... Read more
I wanted to share these with a woman who is fighting breast cancer and reluctant to have her photo taken. I realized posting them here is a pretty good way of getting over my own "photo-phobia!" LOL Can you think of anything less flattering ... Read more
This quote found its way to me today and I am so grateful for it! I hope you will dwell on it and think about what it means to you. I did, and I am left with wanting to write all night about it, but will settle for just sharing this wonderful... Read more
"We feel overweight physically but underweight spiritually. Tying these two things together is the first step on one of the most significant journeys you will ever take with God."
After reading Lysa TerKeurst's book, Made... Read more
It seems I am making daily changes in response to some new realization about myself and my journey to fitness. Two days in a row, I did something different. But before I tell you about that, here's a little background.
LilyGal, one of ... Read more
Today, for the first time, I tracked my calories in and calories out (CICO) as is requested by the BLC challenge I am participating in. It appears that I ate 1287 calories and burned 2488, leaving a 1201 calorie deficit. That is pretty awes... Read more