I love this image. There were several sources sited, so I’m not sure which one to credit however, you can google the caption and see for yourself. Why do we get on the scale when we know, for sure, that we have done nothing to change our bad habits? We cautiously approach the dreaded device … More The Naked Truth about the Dreaded Scale
All quotes in this post are borrowed from, Brene Brown’s book: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are “Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not … More Sharing My Story, My Truth
Heading into week three of the 40 Day Challenge, I find myself feeling just a little discouraged. This is partly because I am not where I’d hoped to be in terms of weight loss and partly because I know why. I’m also being impatient. I want it all to happen right NOW! Yet, I know … More The Plan… What Works for You? Is it REAL?
Hard to believe we are HALF WAY THROUGH THE 40 DAY CHALLENGE! Last week I discussed that when we set our health and wellness goals we need to choose a plan we can stick to. We also need to be realistic. I’ve heard from many of you regarding your progress and one of the things … More Half Way Through The 40 Day Challenge… A Temporary Interruption… A Welcomed Change
With the change in weather I am definitely using my indoor workout space more frequently and loving it. I decided that a change in fitness routine would also be welcomed at this point so here’s what I’m doing as we officially come to the end of the challenge. 1. I have opted for 2 – … More Ten Days Left, But Hey, Who’s Counting?
Remember this is a re-post. Ignore the start date and create your own! … More The 40 Day Challenge Begins Tomorrow… Keeping it REAL
Mario Batali’s Orecchietta with Romano Beans (The Chew) Okay, so you need to know I am not intending to post on a daily basis. Life is busy enough right? I couldn’t resist however, as today being DAY ONE, it is a very important beginning for many of us, right? I find it very interesting how … More I’m on the Right Track Baby!
Congratulations to the ten finalist! Thank you to all who voted! Coasting down the highway the continuous motion held me somewhere between consciousness and sleep. I lie in the front seat of the car with my head in my mother’s lap. She stroked my hair, tucking it behind my ear and hummed Doris Day’s, Que … More A Forest Full of Secrets
A number of years ago I caught a glimpse of a very overweight woman in a mirror. To my horror I realized it was me! It turned out I was carrying around at least thirty pounds of unnecessary fat, mostly around my middle. I knew I had to do something. I started by eliminating … More FED UP? DO IT ANYWAY! Marla’s 40 Day Health and Wellness Challenge
As I sat beside my mother’s bed my thoughts wandered off to a place I had not visited in a long, long time. I was a very young child and she was teaching me how to swim. In an attempt to float effortlessly on my back, like she could, I wiggled and struggled to stay … More Mom, You Are A Gift