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The Temptations and goals.....
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      8 comments

Well it's March! New month, clean slate. My goals for March? Repeat of February! Eat healthy, exercise, drink water AND lose 5 pounds during the month. So what happened in February? Well, I didn't reach any of my goals perfectly. My g... Read more
2 hour delay
Thursday, February 25, 2016      5 comments

This morning my phone rang at 6:30 only to tell me that we had a two hour delay in my work start time. Yippee! 2 more hours in my comfy bed! I rolled over.... only to THINK I can't lay here to long, there is snow to shovel. I better get... Read more
the silver lining.... one more time
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      11 comments

It's snowing and blowing here in Michigan today. Winter storm warning they say. I really don't want to leave work and drive home..... but I don't want to stay here either! So, I will bundle up and head out there. My son has basketball practi... Read more
Day of rest?
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      7 comments

I am one of those all in or all out people. I try really hard to find the middle of the road, but it is difficult for me. It doesn't come naturally. When I start working out, I do something and find my ability isn't where I thought it was... Read more
I've been sparked!!!!
Monday, February 22, 2016      10 comments

Friday it was a warm and sunny day in Michigan. Something we haven't seen in a long time! It was crazy windy though, gale force winds off the lake. Anyhow, I had to leave work early to take my son to get his hearing aids, which meant I got ho... Read more
The body and the mind are not on the same track!
Friday, February 19, 2016      10 comments

Yesterday was a tad bit warm here in Michigan.... as in the 40's! The snow is rapidly melting. When I got out of work, it was light out. I had a tinge of spring fever. I put the leash on the dog and took to the streets. I only had about an ... Read more
How it works...
Thursday, February 18, 2016      9 comments

Today was weigh in day for my weight loss challenge at work. We weigh in every Thursday. I was hoping to see a BIG number! After all, I gave up soda. I stayed on track with my food. I exceeded my step goals every day. When the scale flashe... Read more
Gasp! Another reality check! Where's the sunshine?
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      16 comments

Saturday I was home doing housework. It was cold outside. I decided I wasn't going to go out for anything. I had everything I needed to make meals, I had lots to do (laundry, general cleaning) and I even got sidetracked by a couple episodes o... Read more
I deserve it......
Sunday, February 14, 2016      11 comments

It's Valentine's Day. Today is day 5 of soda free me. I have three bottles of Coke Zero hiding in the refrigerator (yep, I hid them behind some taller bottles of stuff in the door). A little voice in my head said to me "Hey, it's Valentine's ... Read more
Tests, challenges and what you REALLY want...
Friday, February 12, 2016      9 comments

Well I joined a weight loss challenge at work. We are on our own to choose what diet/exercise we want to do. Of course each week there are all sorts of tidbits of information floated our way. Week 1 I lost 1.11%of my weight. Not great - but ... Read more
giving up
Thursday, February 11, 2016      15 comments

First I need to say, I am not giving up - as in quitting this journey. You hear the word diet. Your first thought? Deprivation. Giving up..... I am Catholic. This is our Lenten Season. This is the time of year many people give up things t... Read more
I didn't want to...
Thursday, February 04, 2016      16 comments

I have had a busy week at work. I had a busy week in my after work hours - meetings, son's basketball, appointments. Tonight I got my haircut and colored. I got home and sat on the couch. It felt so good to sit and do nothing! I turned on t... Read more
Another milestone
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      9 comments

I haven't blogged much about my virtual walk lately. However, I have been plodding along on the PCT. I have loved this stretch of trail in Oregon. The mountains and lakes are so beautiful. I am certainly planning on making a trip out there s... Read more
It's February! Share the love!
Monday, February 01, 2016      9 comments

So this morning I get out of bed. I was going to hop on the treadmill, but I didn't. I putzed around and ran out of time. However, I did hop on the scale to record my February 1 weight. Guess what? Another pound slid off that scale! If onl... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts oh geez you posted THAT on facebook?
Sunday, January 31, 2016      59 comments

Friday I went to a Detroit Pistons game with a friend. We stopped to have dinner on the road. While waiting for our food, my friend snapped my photo. She laughed and said one more - just as I was laughing about her snapping photos before I am... Read more

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