Up 20 lbs
Up 20 lbs from my lowest SP weight yep I now weigh 186. It could be worse ...would really like to know why I get so close and then sabotage myself.
Back to basics for me
Maybe if I could learn to love myself, who knows.
Any insig... Read more
My first swimming meditation
Yesterday was a golden day at the gym for me.
I am trying to practice present moment awareness and it does not come easily or naturally to me. But I thought.... Swimming, that seems like a natural place one could practice meditation/presen... Read more
Just wanted to share something beautiful.....
“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.” —Hafiz
Have a illuminated day my friends!
Jeannie... Read more
Gotta own it
So I have been putting off weighing myself for a few weeks now because I have been afraid of what I might weigh after a couple weeks of slacking off....
Well I stepped on the dreaded machine this morning to find my weight indeed had climbe... Read more
Tears in cold weather- a cautionary tale
Be careful or this might happen to you.....
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Well it's official, today for the first time in the seven years we've known each other I FINALLY weigh less than my husband. Only 1.2# less but less.
Let the happy dance begin!
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What's different this time.....part 1
So I joined SP in 2009, tried to do it all at once, and white-knuckled my way to some pounds lost. However I could not control my cravings and it just became unmanageable for me, so my spark died and I fell to the wayside.
Fast forward to 201... Read more
Challenge Hill Revisited
Sometime around August of this year I decided it would be fun to invite my DIL Caitlin and my grand baby Tula out for a walk to Fairhope pier . I would drive over to their house by Thomas Hospital and we would walk from there.
So anywho, it ... Read more
When did THIS happen?
I was dumbfounded a few weeks ago to realize I no longer have the ability to jump with ease. I could use to do jumping jacks all day, no problem. Doing a Coach Nicole workout that included jumping jacks, I was mortified to realize it took eve... Read more
Gonna go the gym, oh my goodness
Ok, so today I'm going to use the last punch on a ten visit gym pass I bought eons ago.
So I have a few concerns.
I'm huge germophobe so I wonder will I be able to walk around with the gym equipment spray, paper towels and my own personal an... Read more
Go lil' Bloggie McBloggenstein Go
So, today I'm on my way to the bay when I see barricades up ahead, it's the fairhope art and crafts show or something like that, Argh! There goes my pre-planned walking route.
Well the old me (she hates when anything not planned out happen... Read more
I had the best day yesterday
I got to ride in the most goregous Alabama weather with the moonroof open down to Gulf Shores, where my goregous daughter in law surprised me with a free haircut!
It was such an amazing wonderful surprise and it made me feel loved, PRICELESS! ... Read more
Diet and Spirit
I was just thinking..... Dieting and religion are kinda alike in one way,
There's a million different dogmas all touting to be the one true path, but until you find your own truth, be it eating or religion , it's all for naught. Find your pat... Read more
30 minutes wii boxing whoop whoop
Im not sure why I resist exercise so much. I have been blessed with a healthy body and stamina for a lady so long in the tooth :). I love the feeling when I'm done, love feeling it making me stronger. So why, why, why do I resist it so? Is i... Read more
Up 1/2 lb but down 2 inches
So I had a great week, exercised more than ever, eating was spot on, so I was really anticipating big numbers in my weekly weigh in. Well I was up a half pound, argh!
But the cool thing was, I grabbed the tape measure and to my surpris... Read more