Good morning! Is it cold in your neck of the woods? It feels like 25 degrees here. Yesterday I had to bring out the winter coat. Winter is coming, folks. I am pleased to report that I completed Phase 1 of my challenge. I went 30 days with no alcohol. I’m so proud of myself! … Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 1 – FINAL Results
I’m getting to the end of Phase 1 of Lean & Strong, y’all! If you haven’t been following along, I’m doing an experiment to try to find out what has been causing my weight gain, since I’ve gained about 20 pounds over the last several years. I feel like overall I live a pretty healthy… Continue reading Phase 1 of Lean & Strong – the end is near!
Hello, everyone! I hope it’s sunny and dry in your neck of the woods because it’s been a rainy week here and I. AM. OVER. IT. I just looked at the extended forecast and there is no relief in sight. We are lucky in that we don’t live in a flood zone, but I know… Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 1 – 3 weeks in
Good morning! It has been a very chilly, dreary, rainy weekend here and yesterday we caved in and turned on the heat when the house temperature was down to 61 degrees. I’m just not ready for this weather at all. I do have some good news, though. I’ve completed two weeks of Lean & Strong… Continue reading Two weeks into challenge – UPDATE
No, I’m not talking about retirement from working. I wish. I have a few more years before that will be a reality. No, today I want to talk about my quiet, unofficial retirement from running. For real this time. I know in the past I have talked about it, considered it, and then ultimately would… Continue reading Retirement
Good morning, friends! I hope you’ve had a great weekend so far! I just wanted to check in and let you know how I’m doing on my weight experiment. Although the weekend isn’t quite over yet, I’m happy to report that things are going well so far! I haven’t had any huge cravings of alcohol,… Continue reading Lean & Strong Phase 1 – UPDATE
This past weekend I participated in a free self-defense class that was organized by our local police department. One hundred and fifty women showed up for the class, which for our community, is a huge turnout. We learned lots of tips and self-defense moves that will help us to survive, God forbid, if we are ever in… Continue reading Empowerment