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Getting back on track
Friday, January 07, 2011      7 comments

Here i am again back at the same point where I say I'm going to get back on track with my weight loss. I've been up and down with the same five to seven pounds for about two years now. When am I going to make progress and keep it that way? Is... Read more
The importance of sleep
Thursday, July 01, 2010      9 comments

On a normal basis, I get between 6 and 8 hours of sleep a night. It's not always great sleep because I have strange dreams that keep me away at night but most of the time I get a pretty good amount. This past Tuesday I went to the movies to se... Read more
My shoes are amazing!
Thursday, June 24, 2010      26 comments

Yesterday my new shoe order finally came in—they are called Vibram Five Finger shoes. I have to admit the first time I saw them I thought they were “interesting”. However, af... Read more
Sunday, March 07, 2010      12 comments

IPOD: Hey, Bella, are you awake? BELLA: Huh? What? IPOD: Come on, let’s play! BELLA: But she’s not awake yet. IPOD: It’s okay, she WANTS us to wake her up! Here, I’ll jump on and off the bed. BELLA: She’s moving but her eyes ... Read more
March 1!
Monday, March 01, 2010      7 comments

Oh my goodness how the time is flying! It's already March! It seems like just last week it was Thanksgiving. So many things have changed for me in the past year, some good and some bad. I know that everything that happens to me is a gift fro... Read more
Where do I want to be in six weeks
Sunday, February 28, 2010      8 comments

In six weeks I need to be ready for swimsuit season! This will be my first year here at the apartments and the first year in a LONG time that I have unlimited access (except on Mondays) to a very nice pool. My intentions are to be at 125 by th... Read more
Look How Far I've Come
Friday, February 26, 2010      9 comments

While working through the emotions of my second divorce (excitement, joy, relief, sadness, depression, anger, frustration, fear, etc.) I have realized that the main reason I got married in the first place (to both my first husband and second) wa... Read more
My Five Short-Term Goals
Thursday, January 21, 2010      7 comments

1. I need to lose five pounds this month (challenged my sister). I will achieve this goal by tracking my calories on a daily basis and staying within my calorie range. NO CHEATING! 2. I need to prepare for the Rodeo Run 5K in February. ... Read more
New Goals for December
Sunday, November 29, 2009      15 comments

Okay, almost two years ago I did a challenge where I did 100 crunches and 100 squats every day for the entire month of February. I did it more as a competition between a sparkfriend and me but was very surprised at the results. I saw progress,... Read more
Why I Joined BLC
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      6 comments

1. I have to be honest here. When I first joined BLC it was several challenges ago and I did it for a friend. She was the captain of a team so I joined to help her out. 2. I have stayed in BLC because I love the concept! I love to be... Read more
Let's be Honest
Saturday, September 12, 2009      11 comments

About a year ago--or maybe a little over a year ago--I was down to 124 pounds. I only had 9 more to go to reach my ultimate goal. Now I am waiting to celebrate being under 130! I have no one to blame but myself. It starts with just two cooki... Read more
Three Day Weekend
Friday, May 22, 2009      8 comments

Well it's finally a three-day weekend and I WILL stay on track with my weight loss. I have messed up too many times and its' time for me to take this seriously. So, this weekend I pledge to stay within my calorie range all three days. I pledg... Read more
The Importance of Laughter
Thursday, March 26, 2009      3 comments

(Another one I wrote for the Texas Newsletter...) The Importance of Laughter The sound of a baby’s laugh is one of the best sounds in the world. It is an honest laugh, a hearty laugh. As children, we laugh several times a day—sometim... Read more
Winter Doldrums
Thursday, March 12, 2009      7 comments

(I wrote this for the Spark Texas Newsletter in February and thought I'd share it here as well) We still have a few more weeks before the spring flowers start popping their heads up and the days start getting warmer. This winter has been b... Read more
And it all started with a bag of M&Ms.....
Thursday, March 05, 2009      13 comments

Today I was given a very generous gift. My friend had two tickets AND a parking pass to the Houston Rodeo for tonight’s show. I had promised another friend of mine I would take her this year to celebrate her losing over 54 pounds since O... Read more

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