Monthly Archives: January 2011

Kitchen Redecorating.

This weekend we launched a series of impromptu kitchen projects. That spring I had painted our cabinets in an attempt to brighten our dark and dated kitchen. My husband later touched the cabinets up with what he thought was the … Continue reading

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Off track…

Just when I am in a good routine for working out something comes up to get me off track. For the last week we have been passing a virus amongst us. It started with my older son and then moved … Continue reading

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Make a change…

This week I spent time in conversation with a few friends about weight loss and exercise. I commented that my goal for this month is to have walked 120 miles at the end of the month. I also have the … Continue reading

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I tried…

I am not a person who really feels the need to be a social butterfly. Over time I have found that I am entirely comfortable being by myself or in the company of my family. Having a huge circle of … Continue reading

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Don’t weigh me.

Tomorrow I am going to the doctor’s for the first time in a very long time. I hate going to the doctor’s and try to avoid it as much as possible. It always feels like no matter how much I … Continue reading

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Protein works…but…

After all my years of dieting and trying to loose weight I feel like I finally know what works for my body. It has become clear that my body craves carbs but doesn’t fair well when I eat tons of … Continue reading

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Lost and found…

A couple of months ago I lost my cosmetics bag. In reality I believed that someone for whatever reason had taken it out of our car because that is where I usually leave it. For a long time I felt … Continue reading

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Made you look…

I have tried very hard to swear off reading the news. Each and every time I spent time reading national or world news I end up feeling sad about the state of our world. This leads me to swear that … Continue reading

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Little computer user…

Our children each have a laptop computer that was issued to them by their cyber charter schools. I was surprised how quickly my youngest son, who is four, took to using the computer. After just a few months he became … Continue reading

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Dinner woes…

Living sustainably means that we have a fairly large supply of food on hand at all times. We preserved a large amount of food last summer that we grew or bought locally. In addition to this we purchase a great … Continue reading

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Dedication to exercise.

I have committed myself to working out every single day of the week for at least an hour. After having done this for a couple of months I have begun to see it as a part of my daily routine. … Continue reading

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Oatmeal

I love oatmeal. I mean I really love it. In fact I eat it every single day and sometime in multiple forms. My favorite thing is to have a big bowl of old fashioned oatmeal with just a little Splenda … Continue reading

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Work out gear.

Now that I have been working out on a regular basis I have come to appreciate the difference between decent workout gear and inferior gear. I am the type of person who cannot stand to have my clothes rubbing me … Continue reading

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2011 goal…

This is the time of year when most people decide upon resolutions they would like to make for the coming year. I have basically made on resolution to myself and that is to work out each and every day for … Continue reading

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