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NEAT-ness Counts! Another way to lose some weight...
Monday, March 19, 2018      6 comments

NEAT stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. It is the energy we expend as we do everything that is not sleeping, eating or specifically "exercise". Things like walking, house-cleaning, typing, fidgeting, doing yard work, washing the d... Read more
Book Review: YEAR OF NO SUGAR - Eva O Schaub
Sunday, March 11, 2018      7 comments

On a recent trip to the library to work on my resumé and job search, I took a break and walked through the book stacks. This book just popped off the shelf and caught my eye. It follows Eva Schaub and her family through her one year "family pr... Read more
Time to Bloom - Spring 2018 - Another challenge!
Friday, March 09, 2018      6 comments

I am joining in once again. Re-committing to another challenge. The name of the Spring challenge is apropos...Time to Bloom! For me it IS time! Scripture says a seed has to die before it can grow and bloom. For me, I had to put my way of d... Read more
New Year, New You Challenge
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      11 comments

Okay, so as part of the New Year, New You Challenge activity for the week, I just spent some time analyzing my fitness and nutrition goals for 2018. FITNESS Never give up--New plan - For my fitness plan I have decided to re-set my activi... Read more
Whatever it Takes!...though I Never Thought I Would Do It.
Monday, November 27, 2017      11 comments

I have often joked that the last time I was a size 14 I WAS 14, but it is true. Excess weight has been an issue in my life for more than 40 years. As I've dealt with obesity, I've dealt with poor self image, pain, diabetes, sleep apnea, hyperten... Read more
Forget Being Efficient!
Friday, October 28, 2016      8 comments

Just thought I'd post one of my "Secrets of Success" in a blog format too! I have always struggled with trying to get started on an exercise program. For many years, I have had office jobs which are pretty sedentary, and when I come home... Read more
THREE CHEERS for "This Body" Campaign!
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      3 comments

Lane Bryant has a series of ads that Celebrate women as we are--not all model thin--but in beautiful bodies that are made to shine. Yes, lots of us want to lose weight and be healthier, but our bigger bodies don't make us "less" beautiful, less... Read more
Never NEVER Give Up! (I'm talking to ME here!!)
Friday, July 15, 2016      8 comments

Okay, so it's been a rough week in the weight loss arena. Make that a tough month! In a challenge to LOSE weight and I've actually posted small gains two of the last three weeks. And in five weeks, what have I accomplished? Overall...nothing! So... Read more
Don't Let Anybody Else Set the Standard- Be Who You Are and Love Yourself!
Friday, March 04, 2016      6 comments

watch?v=xAgawjzimjc Wonderful talk by Plus Size model Ashley Graham -- Sports Illustrated cover model and someone we should all be encouraged to hear! Watch this! You'll be glad you did!... Read more
Picture a Day- day 14- Love yourself!
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      2 comments

7nxg You'll have to click the link to see today's Picture for the Day... I'm gonna let this video speak for itself. Although it was written as an anti-bullying song, it's good for ALL of usI ... Read more
Picture a Day- day 13- Preparations!
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      4 comments

Well, the alarm clock came MUCH earlier than I had hoped for, and I got the day started.... Tuesdays are like that! Thankfully, as I headed o... Read more
Picture a Day- day 12- Starting the Week Right! (for 12/14/15)
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      7 comments

Started the day off with a trip to the bank, followed by a trip to the laundromat. Had a big comforter that needed a triple loader to get it cleaned... Read more
Picture a Day- day 11- Sunday's Rest (for 12/13/2015...late)
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      5 comments

Being Sunday morning, I didn't get out to take pictures this morning...wanted to get to Bible Study and church on time...and after church, I stayed ... Read more
Picture a Day- day 10- Saturday Night Special!
Saturday, December 12, 2015      3 comments

Started this gorgeous unseasonably warm day with a Saturday Morning Special at Dom's Eatery with my daughter. (Is it really December?...you just can... Read more
Picture a Day- day 9- All dressed up... for 12/11/15
Saturday, December 12, 2015      2 comments

All dressed up... Here's a pic of our Windsor Town Hall all "dressed up" for the holidays. Every year the Windsor Police Cadets come out and dr... Read more

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