I started this weight loss journey of mine in January of 2016 by signing up for the 12-week challenge at our Gold's Gym. I can honestly tell you that I did not believe I would be successful. Thankfully I had a trainer who believed otherwise and here I am 15 months later, still going strong.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – HUGE non-scale victories
For the past 20 years, I have told myself I would like to swim again--BUT not until I weighed 175 pounds or less. One year ago, Ryan found out that I had been a swimmer and that I had put the above restriction on myself. We talked about it. I told him I just needed… Continue reading Diving in to New Adventures
If you've been following my blog, you'll know that for Christmas 2016 all my husband asked for from me was "date cards." Well the March date card is a "live" NASCAR race. My husband loves NASCAR. Me? Not as much. But the things we do for love, right? I am actually pretty happy to… Continue reading NASCAR, Burger and Beer
I feel as if I've got so much going on, I need to stop and remind myself to just breathe. Breathing is so important in all aspects of life. I know how to breathe properly when swimming and I'm learning how to breathe correctly with weight lifting; but sometimes that rower can kick my butt.… Continue reading Just breathe!
I'm not going to write anymore! That's right. That's what I said on Wednesday. I'm done. I laugh when I think of what Ryan said, real calmly, "Well, I don't think that's the answer." But honestly, it is how I feel at times. Then today when chatting with my sister-in-law and my cousin, they both… Continue reading I’m Not Going to Write Anymore