Hey there, happy Monday! Last week was week 2 of the LIIFT4 workout program and it was a challenging one because midway through the week, I had a colonoscopy. Ugh. On Monday, it was triceps/chest day. I was also on a restricted diet in preparation for my upcoming colonoscopy, which meant no salads, fruits, vegetables,… Continue reading Week 2 of LIIFT4
Good morning! It’s late April, but that didn’t stop Mother Nature from sending us some cold, rainy (and snowy for some) weather yesterday. It’s still quite cold this morning, but it’s supposed to be sunny and 60 later today, so I may be able to get a good dose of Vitamin D yet this weekend.… Continue reading Week 1 of LIIFT4
Happy Easter to those who celebrate; otherwise, happy Sunday! Yesterday was a beautiful day weather-wise. It ended up being sunny and 70 degrees. My husband and I had to go run errands before we could enjoy the weather. First stop: Mellow Mushroom for some beer and lunch. This was a lager called Iowa Nice brewed… Continue reading New program
January has been a cold, snowy month. Over the next couple of days, we will be experiencing dangerous temperatures, with wind chills getting as low as -55 degrees tomorrow. I get the winter blues every winter, so you can imagine my mental state right now. I’m craving warm air and sunshine so much. Every… Continue reading Deep Freeze
Hey there! How was your Thanksgiving holiday? I had a great one! I took some time off of work and we visited my dad and stepmom down in Branson, Missouri. We drank some good wine and ate a TON of good food. I also managed to get in a few walks (there are a LOT… Continue reading The next 30-day challenge
Hello, friends! How is your week going so far? It’s cold and blustery here and the S-word is in the forecast for tomorrow night and Friday morning. I just want to eat all of the food and hibernate for the next few months, but instead I’ve been dragging my ass out of bed in the… Continue reading It’s simple, right?
I made it 16 days. Sixteen days of hungry mornings. Sixteen days of feeling constantly ravenous. Sixteen days of totally ignoring my body and trying to power through what I thought could work for me if I just gave it more time. Sixteen days of feeling shaky and hangry. I followed the guidelines. My fasting… Continue reading Dear IF – FU.