Looking back to Devon’s graduation from high school and Madison’s 6th grade graduation (yes, same day) in 2011, I distinctly recall the pictures that people posted of me at the breakfast place we took everyone to eat in between events. I stared at my arms in the photos and couldn’t believe they were so enormous,… Continue reading 30 Days to Graduation
Thinking there was never going to be a zero calorie sweetener that wouldn’t slowly kill me, I gave up hope of ever finding something acceptable to put into my coffee. After discovering just how bad aspartame is and having a reaction to Splenda that resulted in not one, but two trips to Urgent Care, I… Continue reading Life is Z Sweet(est)!!
Sometimes a product comes along for health, fitness, and weight loss that is so easy that even I can use it. Sure, my husband writes apps for a living which is highly technical, but that doesn’t mean that his technical abilities somehow permeated my skin and followed a path up to my brain. Sadly, no.… Continue reading What I’ve Noticed Today Is…My FitBit
I think I have it easier than most when it comes to dieting. I am in charge of what gets purchased and what gets made for dinner. Everyone who sits around the table at dinner stops eating when they are full, and their waistlines are a testament to this kind of restraint. I do not… Continue reading Dieting During the Holidays
Facebook has made it so that trends start easily. Ideas by one can catch on by many. I can’t remember where or when this trend of sharing daily posts about what one is grateful for got started. To me, it’s not a worthwhile exercise. I start to read what someone wrote about being grateful for… Continue reading Top 10 Silly Things I am Grateful For
Yesterday I bought a new scale. This purchase marks only the third purchase of a scale in over 20 years. The first one lasted a very long time, and I especially loved when it started to die because it would vacillate between telling me I weighed 40 pounds and 140 pounds. When was the last… Continue reading Healthy Focus
Eleven weeks ago, I started a challenge. It was supposed to be only 10 weeks, but a trip to Phoenix to see my daughter derailed my motivation. And it’s not as if I couldn’t have exercised while in Phoenix — I was alone on the ground floor of a hotel with nobody above or below… Continue reading The 10 Week Challenge That Took Me 11 Weeks