Choose YOUR Hard
“Being overweight and out-of-shape is hard. Being lean and in-shape is hard. Choose your hard.”
Just saw this in a blog by Molly Galbraith and it really got me to thinking.
If life is going to be hard anyway...wouldn't I rather have it ... Read more
Did NOT use Tattoo as an Excuse
Here it is, Sept 1st....
I did floor exercises EVRY DAY in Aug! Woot Woot for ME.
So, I got a tattoo I have been wanting last night...Ummmm, on my shoulder blade.
Kinda hard to do crunches or lay to do leg lifts....What's a girl to do?
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Reading PIXILICIOUS' blog made me realize...YIKES it is almost Sept.
I have a very busy month coming up. So I NEED to get an action plan in place.
Good News...I have actually done Floor Exercises EVERY day in Aug
Great news for me. Over... Read more
FINALLY Swam in the Waterfall!
Finally got my swim under the waterfall yesterday. It was soooo awesome.
Floating on my back, looking up at the rocks surrounding the basin, I cannot desribe the beauty. I told myself that I WILL make sure I get down there a couple times a yea... Read more
Leading a Hike in Nov
So, I said I would lead a hike in Nov...yes, THIS year.
Makes me want to up my game so I can be in better shape when we get out there.
Also hoping it helps me keep focus in these next couple months.
Tomorrow Jim & I are goin... Read more
Went to Dr yesterday. She was happy with my 6 pound loss (in 6 MONTHS!)
boy, is she easy. lol I am telling myself I will be AT LEAST in the 250s next time I see her.
But I would really like to be in 220s or less by then (Feb)
At least all... Read more
Right after my last blog entry I found out the Sierra Club wanted to put in an appearance in Chattanooga when President Obama came to make a speech. Spent the evening coordinating.
I threw my anti fracking signs in the car & away I went on ... Read more
Back from Nashville, safe & sound, and hopefully down a pound...haha, just putting that in to rhyme a little.
Last night had Subway. Hubby likes the white choc cheesecake cookies...they are ok, but I am a reg choc chip cookie nut. Anyway, b... Read more
Beyond Coal My FIRST Canoe Trip!
Today was awesome on so many levels.
First, we went to Dunkin Donuts for coffee & Donut Holes for a Sierra Activist event.
I did not have even one. I ate a Kashi Bar & was totally happy.
Maybe I was just so stoked for the event, lol
But ... Read more
I am VERY proud of myself this week.
After eating cake Sat AND Sun! I managed to keep calories to 1500 or less the rest of the week, and.....
drum roll please
Lost 2.5 pounds
Of course, I am already worried about gaining some of it back... Read more
Sweet Tooth Challenge
After eating cake two days in a row (Sat & Sun) when I saw this challenge, I decided I should check it out.
First day on this challenge.
Assessment said I have a situational problem. I feel this is pretty acutrate.
My only question is,... Read more
Letter to One Tough Cookie
After reading another Sparker's letter to her body, I knew I wanted to write one to mine. It took me almost a month to decide on the approach I wanted. I finally figured it out the other day, and of course my internet was down. But I wrote it do... Read more
Walked out of Long John Silver
Yesterday my hardworking hubby mowed most of the day. We had to grocery shop, but didn't want to do it hungry, so stopped in at a Long John Silvers. I was going to get the grilled salmon with rice. They did not have it. I stood looking & everyth... Read more
2 Steps Forward, 3 Steps Back
On Mon, I managed to slip & fall in the wet grass while walking the dog downhill,
broke the big toe on my right foot & jacked up my right knee.
SO, a little cranky cuz I was just getting back on track exercise wise.
Sometimes it feels ... Read more
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Proud of the Walk in the Rain
Yesterday was Saturday and the first "long" walk of 2 miles on my new Challenge.
Depresses me a little to know my long walk/runs used to be 5 miles or over, but hey, gotta restart somewhere.
Anyway, it has been raining last couple of days... Read more