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Saturday, April 19, 2014      2 comments

Sometimes life sneaks up on you and snacks you very hard in the face. It takes you by surprise, it makes you reel, and it comes out of nowhere! Memories are like that sometimes. Especially flashbacks of a time in your life that maybe wasn't so p... Read more
Growth Points are a Blessing
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      2 comments

I am blessed to be learning something new every day, whether it be by way of meeting new people or by experiencing new situations. I have learned over time that, regardless of the nature of the learning (be it happy accident, sorrowful happensta... Read more
Bringing it home!
Sunday, April 13, 2014      4 comments

Me before SparkPeople Next week it will be a year and 4 months that I began Deep Water Fitness Class and the one year anniversary of working once a week with my personal ... Read more
Wow, it has been a long time...
Monday, March 24, 2014      3 comments

I checked the mirror this morning and found the face of a perplexed woman staring back at me. I saw that I looked a wee bit confused and had to ask myself what was causing that look. Glancing down at my body, I noted that I was not carrying myse... Read more
Seeking the golden ring
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      6 comments

I have had to spend some serious time reviewing what I am doing overall to see what I can tweak to reset my brain and I think I have found it. What I need is a new target. You see, my big goal was to surprise my family at Christmas with the... Read more
Trying to Right the Ship
Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

For me, Get Up Get Dirty (with warm-ups + activities) consisted of a total of 10 kettlebell swings, 10 body-weight squats, 10 sit-ups, and other assorted warm-ups plus 105 20lb kettlebell squats, 50 ring rows, 50 toes to bar, and 2800 m rowing. ... Read more
Friday, January 03, 2014      4 comments

I find myself in an unusual position (for me). The last month (especially) I have been on a sugar frenzy and have not had much control over my eating. I think it is a reaction to my success and is the appearance of some old self-defeating behavi... Read more
New Year!
Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

It's a new year filled with new possibilities to greet each day, fresh challenges that require meeting, and untold upcoming events that warrant attention. What's on my mind? More questions for which I have no answers (but will endeavor to find t... Read more
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      2 comments

Thinking both gratefully and wistfully about all that has occurred in the last 365 days that has made up the enigma that was 2013. I am so very blessed to have been through the plethora of experiences (both good and not-so-pleasant) that have be... Read more
Changes and Purging
Sunday, December 15, 2013      6 comments

I have been clearing my room for the last 2 days of all the things I can no longer wear. Today, that meant that there were an additional 14 full trash bags full of clothing that ranged in size from 54-56 down to size 12-14 that no longer fit me ... Read more
Pending Surgery
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      5 comments

Well, surgery is a definite happening. I am awaiting a call from the hospital scheduler to get my date set. I am really nervous about this, but I am grateful for the surgeon's encouragement and statement that I need to keep working out everythin... Read more
New day
Monday, December 02, 2013      2 comments

Had a great day. Did really well at GUGD (thanks again Ross for a kick-butt session), accomplished several errands that needed doing, got in a good workout at the Gig Harbor Y, had the opportunity to even help decorate same for Christmas, got to... Read more
"Fun Hangover"
Sunday, November 24, 2013      2 comments

Wow! Slept in later than I have in years! I suppose that is what they call a "fun hangover." The Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert last night was beyond amazing! I spent the full 3 hours chair dancing (and getting quite the core workout - as I am... Read more
Friday, November 15, 2013      4 comments

Is it a good thing or a bad thing that I have closed the YMCA twice in 1 week so far?... Read more
Wow, what a weekend!
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      5 comments

It was a VERY interesting weekend. I had a date on Saturday night and had a blast! Went to dinner and then dancing. Good grief has the dating world changed in 24 years. It was great fun, but it is going to take some getting used to...Lol!... Read more

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