BETRME100's Blogs

Good day.....
Thursday, January 01, 2009      4 comments

What a good day this has been! Got up around 7 am and went out for a walk before the sun was fully up. The neighborhood was quiet, I could hear the birds singing and see the dew sparkling on the grass. I ended up with 95 minutes of card... Read more
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      3 comments

Ahhhhh.....the holiday craziness is over and I'm now officially on vacation for the next week!! Time to get away from stress, re-charge a little and I'm so looking foward to this time for myself. Plans? The only major thing I'm going to do is... Read more
New goals for a new year......
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      5 comments

Instead of making resolutions (which I've made and broken in the past) for 2009, I decided to review and revise my goals. 1. In 2008, I decided to eat more fruits and veggies on a daily basis. My goal was 4 or 5 servings per day. For... Read more
Reflections on 2008
Monday, December 29, 2008      3 comments

The new year is almost upon us and I've been reflecting on the changes in my life that have happened in 2008. This past year has been an amazing year in which I've been blessed in multiple ways. My family is healthy and everyone is doing well.... Read more
Fear of repeating the past...
Thursday, December 25, 2008      10 comments

I had a nice Christmas. I have wonderful family and friends and it's always so good to see them all. Having said that, I'm not really sure why I had a mini binge when I got home this afternoon. I've been doing so well analyzing my emotions an... Read more
Feeling fantastic!
Tuesday, December 16, 2008      3 comments

I don't know what it is, but today I feel absolutely fantastic!! I didn't have to work today (and this week we're back to our 5 day work week...woohoo!!), I went out for a quick walk early this morning. It is really cold and windy. So far no ... Read more
Planning to succeed
Monday, December 08, 2008      3 comments

I'm so tired from working so many hours each day and so many days in a row (weekend? people actually get the weekend off work? what a novel concept!). But I knew this would happen going in to the season. I knew I'd be stressed to the max, I ... Read more
Lack of sleep could be my downfall
Friday, October 31, 2008      5 comments

I work in retail management and we're starting our busiest time of the year ("the season", as we refer to it). As a salaried manager, I'm putting in a lot more hours now than I was even a month ago. The past two days I've gone in at 5 am, not ... Read more
Clearing out the clutter
Sunday, September 28, 2008      3 comments

I've made a lot of progress in the past 3 to 4 months as far as my health and fitness are concerned. One area of my life that I've found myself slacking in is organization. What with working a minimum of 10 hours a day, exercising about an hou... Read more
Thursday, September 25, 2008      4 comments

Today I was really able to see how much progress I've made regarding my fitness level. Didn't have cardio scheduled, but decided to take a short walk this morning. Walked the same route that, only 5 weeks ago, I struggled to complete in 20 mi... Read more
My own recipe!!
Tuesday, September 23, 2008      2 comments

I had the day off work today and decided I'd make some soup. Looked at various recipes and then decided to experiment with one of my own recipes for a chicken vegetable soup that I've always made on the stove top before. Today I thought I'd tr... Read more
Exercise motivation
Friday, September 19, 2008      2 comments

I didn't have to work this morning (this is my day to close so I go in at noon) so I planned to get most of my exercise in before I went to work. Woke up telling myself I could skip the walk this morning. Got up, got my work out clothes on all... Read more

Wednesday, September 17, 2008      1 comments

Today was the weigh in for the Biggest Loser competition.. I was so thrilled to see that blasted scale register a number below 240...239 to be exact! Woohoo!! Now, let's see, I promised myself a reward when I finally got below 240...what shall... Read more
slow cooking
Sunday, September 14, 2008      2 comments

Today was my day to try a new recipe. I decided to make a recipe from SP...healthier beef stew. The recipe was really easy with not a lot of prep time. After a couple hours, my house started filling with the most wonderful aroma. 6 hours aft... Read more
Was I really excited to go grocery shopping?
Saturday, September 13, 2008      3 comments

I knew I had to go to the grocery store today. Now that's usually not one of my favorite chores, but today I was excited to go. I had found several new recipes that I wanted to try so I planned my shopping around those recipes. One of the rec... Read more

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