77 days. That’s how long it’s been since my dad died. Losing a parent is hard. Really hard. This is why I’m surprised at how difficult the past couple of months have been for me. You see, my dad and I weren’t close. You could say we were “estranged,” but not by choice. After my […]
In my head
Happy New Year!
Yes, I know… it’s February 1st. But I need a do-over. January kind of sucked. I started February on the right foot, though. I woke up this morning and drank a big glass of water before I even got out of bed. I wrote down everything I ate today, and I actually took a walk, […]
Throwing resolutions out the window and focusing on one word
Three weeks into the new year, and I’m feeling a little bit lost. Lacking focus. I’ve read about so many people choosing a word for the year, and while I’ve never done that in the past, I decided that maybe doing so would provide clarity and help me create a vision of what I want […]
Here’s what I want
100 DAYS OF WEIGHT LOSS, DAY 9 Continuing with yesterday’s theme, today I’m thinking about what the secret to getting good support from others is. The secret is… me. I have to figure out exactly what I want, what motivates me, and what frustrates me. I took a little quiz in the 100 Days of Weight […]
Help? Or maybe not.
Today I’m feeling kind of blah. It’s been one of those days… 3pm and still in my PJs. And there are a couple of candy wrappers in my pocket. I’m going to blame it on my period coming in the next few days… that must be it. I was supposed to weigh in this morning, […]
I can do it!
Can I? 100 DAYS OF WEIGHT LOSS, DAY 7 My niece asked me to run a 5K with her next month as part of her running club at school, so I’m going to attempt C25K again, which I’ve never finished. In fact, I’ve never gotten past the first week. I’m not starting from zero – […]