Tag: weight

Adios August!

Adios August!

August has come and gone already! Wow! Time flies by when you are concentrating on getting into a new routine. Slipping into our new homeschool year has gone way more easily than I ever thought it would. Nathan has fewer meltdowns about starting school (YYYYYAAAAAYYYYY) 

50 is fantastic!

50 is fantastic!

WOOO HOOO!! Guess who is 50?! THIS GIRL!! Did I make it to my weight loss goal? YES I DID!! With two days to spare!! That’s right! Dance around! Dance around! HUGE SMILES! The much anticipated victory and celebration of these past few days is 

Missed It Again

Missed It Again

“Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end.”  – Denis Waitley April 30th came and went taking my goal date with it. I did not meet the goal…again. Actually, I even gained a 

Things Happen in Threes

Have you heard the saying before? It took me all day today to realize its going on around here. Thing #1 The third and hopefully final installment in the saga of our pond drainage tile. Additional flooding through the end of 2019 and early spring 

Know Your Nukes

Know Your Nukes

It blows my mind that I’ve been on this weight loss journey now through Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and Safer-at-Home restriction. Not at the length of time, but at the victory I have had. Even through Easter, I only gained 2 lbs.! Considerably less than the 

Goal 3 Update

Goal 3 Update

Just a few days past the original goal but I can happily say, “Mission accomplished!” I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the choices that I made during this goal period. Wondering if I could have made better food choices or worked harder with moving 

Three down, one to go

Three down, one to go

Here it is March 30th. Did I reach my goal? Goal weight: 155 lbs. Actual weight: 156.6 lbs. SO CLOSE! But I am not upset at all!

Two Down, Two to Go

Two Down, Two to Go

That’s right! I made it to my second weight loss goal! Albeit a few days late, but who can predict what is going on in a pre-menopausal body. Wow! I never think of myself in those terms. It is such an odd thing to say. 

150 lbs by 50!

150 lbs by 50!

In January 2020, I started a journey that I’ve kept to myself because I didn’t want announce it and seem like just another person on the losing weight / New Year’s resolution bandwagon. I have not liked my size for several years. I had not