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I am liking Paleo, a lot!!!
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      0 comments

So I haven't been on here for a couple of weeks. I started my Paleo journey 3 weeks ago, following the lifestyle about 90% of the time. I really thought it would be much harder than it has been; thought I was going to miss my breads and high c... Read more
Life is really coming together
Thursday, April 04, 2013      6 comments

Wow, what a difference a year makes! Last year I was sitting in Idaho, 2500 miles away from my children, mother brothers and future husband. I had just ended a bad co-dependent relationship of 8 years that took me away from my family. Through... Read more
First monthly measurement progress
Monday, April 01, 2013      2 comments

Today is D-day...I went to Walmart and bought a brand new cloth tape measure for the occasion. The results are in: 1.5" off bust 2.0" off waist 0.5" off hips 1.0" off upper arm Total of 5" lost for mon... Read more
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      2 comments

Last week I was called in to a Fortune 500 company I had applied to for an onsite assessment for a coveted position. I passed the 2 hour test, and was offered a telephone interview. I completed the 1 hour long interview, but the next day recei... Read more
It feels so good to be full....not sure if I will do Paleo
Sunday, March 24, 2013      2 comments

Tonight I am stuffed, but I only consumed 1230 calories for the day, INCLUDING a nice glass of Merlot. What made the difference? A 4 oz ground beef pattie, no bun, and an entire cupful of baby lima beans for dinner! I normally would eat frozen... Read more
Three weeks at sparkpeople = Amazing Results!
Thursday, March 21, 2013      6 comments

Oh WOW!!! I stepped on the scale this morning and my jaw hit the floor. As a result of tracking my nutrition and exercising somewhat regularly, I have dropped 7 pounds in just 3 weeks. Can this be real?? My goal was to lose those 7 lbs by Apr... Read more
Not a piece of cake!! ouch
Monday, March 18, 2013      0 comments

Today I attempted to do a new (to me) glute and thigh workout. I got it from thehautebunny.com. She calls it the Brazil Butt Workout. It is 11 different lower body exercises. You are to do 3 sets of 20 reps, 3 times per week. There was tons... Read more
Not going to be a conformist any longer
Sunday, March 17, 2013      6 comments

Before my DH and I married last June, I had an excellent diet. Mostly vegetarian, but not OPPOSED to meat once in a while. I just LOVE veggies and fruits and whole grains. But, he on the other hand, HATES all things healthy. He smokes, won't... Read more
Learning the ropes, making progress!
Thursday, March 07, 2013      6 comments

I have completed my 1st full week of SparkPeople. Wow, I am so glad I joined! The food tracker really opened my eyes. I went over my limits on a couple days, and under my limits on a couple days. It all evened out and I now weigh 1 lb less t... Read more