Zumba after work

So, I’m trying this new thing. I will turn on my MP3 player and jam from work to home and then I am putting my feet up and relaxing until about 4:30, when I would leave for Zumba class if I were going to the gym. Then I will do as much zumba as I [...]

Feeling blah

Feeling really blah and weird. It has been a weird day here. Usually, when it is overcast and icky looking outside, I love it. Days like this are very rare  here in the desert and usally I bake or quilt or dance. Today, I have just felt like eating snacks and sweets and carbs. I [...]

Losing weight, but not sure why

THe good news is that I am continuing to lose weight. The bad news is that I am not sure why. I haven’t been exercising like I should and I have been eating weird things that I don’t normally eat. It’s like I just don’t have the energy or the want to eat. I know [...]

5.8 pounds lost since July 6th!

Yes, that’s right! 5.8 pounds since July 6th. 2.2 pounds this week. Since I have hit my 5 pound weight loss goal (YEAH ME!), I will doing a reward for myself, compplete with a new book, a relaxing bubble bath, and “money in the pig” for my new wardrobe (that will have to wait till [...]

Made some good choices yesterday

Yesterday had some good opportunities for choices - some good, some bad. Bad choices included the 2 donuts I had for my pre-lunch. My supervisors screwed me again and I didn’t get my break, but just went to lunch (which messed me up). I wanted a donut, but they didn’t have any that I like, [...]

The ice cream has lasted over 24 hours!

Yes, you read that right! I have had a 1/2 gallon of ice cream in my freezer for over 24 hours and half of it is still there!
That my friend is amazing! Usually, I buy ice cream, eat it all within a few hours, and regret my decision for the next week. Yesterday, I bought [...]

The same 5 pounds over and over and over

I realized this morning that I have lost the same 5 pounds over and over and over again since the 1st of May when I spoke with my doctor for an after emergency room visit. This is driving me crazy! And after reviewing both my computer journal and this website journal, I have realized that [...]

Not stressed until I got home

Had a great weekend with my daughter and her roommate and friends. Even the dreaded talk about money and budget didn’t go to badly. Relaxed and sat in the beautiful comfy big purple chair and put my feet up on the purple footstool and sat quietly reading by the french doors of her apartment and [...]

What about a dance pole for fitness?

Spending the weekend with my daughter and her roomie and friends and have still managed to be healthy (so far). I have actually played my WII dance games and have actually encouraged them to get a dance game to get healthy. Also, I have been looking into getting a dance pole and practice pole dancing.  [...]

Weigh ins, goals and rewards

Weighed in today. Didn’t reach my goal of 270 (again); however, I am still trying and have thought of a couple of new things to try this upcoming week. I can do this!
New goal for Fri 7-27: Weigh 270, dance each day, train for 8k on Sat/Tues/Thurs, eat minfully every day and list one thing [...]