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Shifting goals
Thursday, July 12, 2012      4 comments

So I was staying in the 1,400 to 1,600 range on calories and just nothing was happening. My exercise right now it very very slow walking (due to foot) and floor exercises - neither of which burn a great deal of calories. I looked over my past ... Read more
Staying positive in the battle
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

Life is pretty busy right now. I hinted before that I had some great news and now that contracts are signed I will share. My husband has a job! I feel this is a really good fit for him and it is wonderful to see the excitement in his eyes... Read more
Blue doughnut dreams
Sunday, July 01, 2012      6 comments

A few nights ago I had a dream that left me laughing. I was at a huge buffet table that was heaped full of every kind of sweet thing possible - cakes, pastries, doughnuts. As I was walking down to fill my plate, I keep waiting to get to the th... Read more
Skinny girl gains a voice
Monday, June 25, 2012      5 comments

How many times as an overweight person, I've felt embarrassed to state my needs? So many. If you order a diet soda, and a full sugar one comes, but you ordered something higher calorie....they're just going to look at you as the fat girl that ... Read more
When a restaurant sabotages a diet
Sunday, June 24, 2012      3 comments

My mother had a hard week, so when she practically begged me to go out with her tonight, I felt it was worth the splurge. We drove around the area for an hour hoping to discover some new community favorite restaurant. For the last few days... Read more
What's the point of healthy if not to live?
Friday, June 22, 2012      4 comments

My last blog dealt with this - much more than food and exercise...the biggest percentage is attitude, commitment and motivation. What does food matter if you smoke, don't put on your seat belt, ignore the pain in your chest, work past inc... Read more
More than diet and exercise
Friday, June 22, 2012      3 comments

Weigh loss is simple/ It is just a matter of calories in and calories out. How many times have we heard this, bought into this and then been disappointed by this? Fact: There is more to it than diet and exercise! There is more. I ... Read more
Awesome food doesn't mean fatty
Monday, June 18, 2012      1 comments

My mom's awesome cooking: Fruit chutney (pineapple, mango, pear, red onion, coriander, garlic) over wild salmon set on gold and red beets, yellow carrots and sweet potatoes with a beet juice reduction. ... Read more
Exercising Orbital Muscle
Friday, June 15, 2012      4 comments

I've been busy in a good way for the last 10 days. I'll have to wait to tell you the summary of it as some of the details are still being worked out, but I've had prayers answered and reasons to smile. That's the new muscle I'm using. It ... Read more
Vacation in a day
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday spent the whole day with my hubby on a mini vacation. First we got up and ran errands - post office, library and dry cleaners. Then we both felt the need to bolt from the house zone. The day was a typical Seattle start of summe... Read more
1 lbs off gimpy back on the move
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      3 comments

Because I've been less active I've reduced my calories down to the lowest end of my target range. My body got use to it and then the big surprise was a 1lb off. This followed the ok to put weight on my foot. What's surprising is that I'm real... Read more
Bullet points
Thursday, May 31, 2012      4 comments

*I can swim now *I can start puttting weight on my foot, but still in the boot *tried to get a sports bra...what a joke Victoria Secret...tomorrow its KMART (VS was way low cut or no support and super skinney cut into your shoulder straps - ... Read more
What a day in Seattle
Thursday, May 31, 2012      3 comments

Today lacked no drama. Glad I prepared with rehearsing a positive outlook. I got up at 4am to pray for my DH and his meetings - end of day he was still going and things were looking good! I then got ready and did the wheelchair challe... Read more
F.U.N. dealing with stress
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      5 comments

It is common knowledge that stresses both good and bad can lead to illness. My husband pointed this out to me just the other day as we had a mixed week of both extremes in news. I made up my mind right then and there to tap into all I know... Read more
A picture tribute that made me smile
Saturday, May 19, 2012      7 comments

We gathered together today all our pictures of Louis and these helped me smile. "Please Mom, let's go for a walk." ... Read more

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