Health and fitness have never been a top priority in my life. However that is changing. Recently I have made a commitment to myself and my family to become a healthy better me.


Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

mirrorLately I don’t like to look at myself in the mirror. All I see is the extra weight I have gained and the gray hairs I have grown. (more…)

Steps to Changing your Diet

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

weightAt the start of the year David and I made big changes to how we eat. I blogged about it a few days ago (here).  I will admit that at first it was hard to stick to the changes. However, we did stick to our plan and I am happy we did. (more…)

Fitness is Like Marriage

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

fittnessmarriageThis is the quote that will be my fitness motivation during the month of February. I have placed it on my computer monitor so I will see it daily while at work.  I have never thought about a fitness plan being like a marriage. The more I think about it the more I find in common with the two. (more…)

Changing Eating Habits

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
appleFor the past month David and I have really been watching what we eat. We would like to not only drop a few pounds but we want to be healthy. While neither of us have to take medications for any disease and according to our doctors we are healthy, we  don’t feel as healthy as we should. (more…)

Missed Workouts

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

hourglassI am trying very hard to not miss workouts. When I do miss a workout it is usually because time got away from me. I tend to beat myself up when I miss working out.  However I need to remember that sometimes life happens, sometimes time runs out. (more…)

Reasons to Exercise….

Monday, January 19th, 2015

directionsI have to make a decision each and every day on my way home from work. The decision is “do I turn or do I go straight.”  Turning will lead me to the elementary school parking lot. Where I will pick up my daughter and then go home and start our evening activities and chores. (more…)

Fitness Motivational Quote

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

4WeeksI have seen the saying in the picture on this post hundreds of times. At the start of January I printed the quote. I now keep it on my desk taped to the bottom of my computer screen. Due to the location of this note I am forced to look at it several times each day. (more…)

I have been bad..

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015


I do not know why I do this to myself. I form good habits by going to the gym three to four days a week and then I stop going. At first I did not go because I was sick. (more…)

Thankfulness Day 2- My Health

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

termometer“The greatest wealth is Health.”  ~Unknown

Today I am very thankful for my good health. Sure I have a few aches and pains, but overall I am in very good health. I hardly ever have to take a sick day at work and when I do it is because I just need a mental break.  (more…)

February Health Goals- Reviewed

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

sign-success-and-failure-1133804-mWhen I look back on the month of February I feel like a failure when it comes to meeting my health goals. For some reason I just could not get with the program. I really feel like the main reason I had problems meeting my goals for February was the horrible weather we had and the many snow days that kept us homebound. (more…)