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Day 59: What am I learning?
Monday, March 01, 2021      2 comments

Days working out: 60! If you'd asked me on Dec. 30 whether I'd be happy on March 1 because I'd worked out every day of the new year +1, I would have laughed and then cried at you. A part of me feels a little sheepish about this claim becau... Read more
Day 28: Calories Shmalories
Thursday, January 28, 2021      3 comments

Lately I've been eating a lot. I mean compared to what I used to try to stick to. I am not gaining weight. I am able to work out with more energy. I think I'm sleeping better. Perhaps for a long time I've tried to be too restrictive in... Read more
Day 27: Ups and Downs
Wednesday, January 27, 2021      0 comments

Days of working out: 28! Days without alcohol: 5 So Dry January took a break one afternoon recently for a glass of wine with a friend. Then right back on board. Just as I've been trying to think mindfully about food, thinking mindfully ... Read more
Day 18: Beautiful Views
Monday, January 18, 2021      2 comments

Days of working out: 19 Days without alcohol: 17 Went for a walk today up to the top of the hill behind my house. Lovely views from there. It made me think that committing to 10 minutes of exercise a day has given me opportunities I wou... Read more
Day 14: A little proud
Thursday, January 14, 2021      1 comments

Days working out: 15 Days without alcohol: 13 I'm feeling good about the last two weeks, especially the last few days. You know how you get that excited feeling when you start a new program? And then it wears off? And then you have dra... Read more
Day 11: Sleep is key
Monday, January 11, 2021      3 comments

Days working out: 12/353 Days without alcohol: 10 emoticon Woke up at 1:30 this morning, and never did real... Read more
Day 10: Feeling stronger
Sunday, January 10, 2021      2 comments

Days working out: 11 Days without alcohol: 10 After my workout yesterday, I stayed up later than normal, and had a good sleep-in this morning. I decided to work on arms today, and I'm pleased to find that I'm already feeling stronger and... Read more
Day 9: Another hurdle
Saturday, January 09, 2021      1 comments

Days of exercise: 10/355 Days without alcohol: 8 I've always had trouble working out at the end of a day, whether I'm working or not. Today, I was waiting on a service at my house, and so I had to wait to work out until late this afterno... Read more
Day 8: Getting it done!
Friday, January 08, 2021      3 comments

Days of exercise: 9 Days without alcohol: 7 I would really like to get back to full body weight routines, so this past week, I have worked on my arms a little, and today I did a short leg routine after work, just using my own weight. Boy... Read more
Day 7: Can I take it easy?
Thursday, January 07, 2021      0 comments

Days of exercise: 8/357 Days without alcohol: 6 So today is supposed to be my down day (in the past, an off day). It was hard to get up because I slept so well. That's a nice change, which I attribute to my renewed physical activity. ... Read more
Day 6: Early to bed, early to rise
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      1 comments

Days working out: 7/358 (1 week down, 51 to go) Days without alcohol: 5 Not too hard to get up today, but I'm feeling the soreness from my weights workout a couple days ago. This morning, I followed that routine again, which should help ... Read more
Day 5: HIIT
Tuesday, January 05, 2021      2 comments

Days working out: 6/359 Days without alcohol: 4 I tried revving things up on the AirDyne this morning (I got up! and worked out! before work!) by doing 30-second sessions of higher speed. Did this 6 times in 30 minutes. Not too taxing, ... Read more
Day 4: Listening to my body
Monday, January 04, 2021      2 comments

Days of workouts: 5/360 Days without alcohol: 3 I've been pushing pretty hard on the AirDyne the last several days, and I'm dealing with foot and back pain from a sprain a week or so ago. So, today I am doing an upper body workout and not focu... Read more
Day 3 of a New Me?
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      3 comments

Yesterday I ate a brownie, and I have no memory of it. This is not eating mindfully, which I'm convinced is key to my doing better at weight loss. I eat emotionally, and many times, that emotion is boredom. It happens at work, cf. brownie inc... Read more
Morning pep talk!
Monday, April 16, 2018      1 comments

My lunch and dinner are packed. Food is tracked. It's going to be an awesome day! emoticon More later . .... Read more

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