OK, we are really not very good. But this is a major improvement over last year, when at least half of my children were openly weeping! I’ll take it! PS I love the photo with A on his bum. Hahaha… Every once in a while we go do silly things together and then I realize: … More Ice Skating Pros!
Who else LOVES c25K? I do! I do! Couch to 5K is what got me started three years ago, when I got serious about working out while I was trying to lose weight. I got this crazy idea that I wanted to be able to run a mile, and maybe even a race, and I sure had … More C25K for Speed
I spent about 10 years sitting anywhere from 55 to 110 pounds overweight because I adore food. Then I finally found some balance. … More Finding Balance: Dieting
Today, I drove out to the new house to meet a buddy from jr high & high school so he could give me a bid on some work on our windows. I’ve known this guy since I was 13 years old, when we were in choir together, and I have all kinds of great memories of … More The Ultimate NSV!
On the left is me in March, 2015. Right: me, yesterday. Not much difference, right? And you know, I’m OK with that. There have been a lot of ups and downs in the past year: Some literal, like with my weight. One year ago, I hit my lowest weight ever since I started working at … More Transformation?
There’s this ubiquitous post floating around Pinterest that shows how, in just six weeks, you, too, can go from having flabby, flapping Bingo wings to Michelle Obama guns of steel. You’ve seen it, right? I have yet to find the original post to which it refers–each search seems to lead me to a seemingly unoffiliated … More Can You Really Get Sleek, Sexy Arms in Just Six Weeks?
“Why do you work out, Mom?” “Because it makes me strong, baby girl.”
Okay, let’s have a moment of honesty: after a great morning yesterday, I ate like crap most of the rest of the day, and I knew I’d regret it later. I’ve worked hard all week to work off Superbowl party indiscretions, and finally got back to where I should be yesterday, only to be up … More I Struggle.
So. I’m not all the way to my goal, yet, but today is the first day in about 12 years that I’ve looked in the mirror and thought, “My body looks pretty…good!” It isn’t skinny by the world’s standards, but compared to where 60 pounds ago, or even a year ago, I’m feeling pretty ok … More Love Your Body.