Monday, March 8, 2010


Today is D-Day. 

I have got to do something.  If I don't, I will die.  Maybe not today.  Maybe not tomorrow.  But I am hastening that day.

I am tired of feeling uncomfortable in my own skin.  I am tired of feeling sluggish.  I am tired of feeling self-conscious.  I am tired of feeling limited.  I am tired of feeling tired.

So today is D-Day.

So I am making these resolutions:

1.     I will use a smaller plate. 

2.     I will chew more.

3.     I will not clean my plate.

4.     I will use chopsticks.  Well, maybe not - but I will make a conscious effort to slow down.

5.     I will drink water.

Plus I will exercise.  And I will do my ankle exercises twice daily.

Who will be my task master?

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Epic Fail!

Well, we all know what they say about good intentions..... I have failed miserably with my New Year's resolution to get back into shape. I could blame it on the copious quantities of snow, or the cold or the darkness. Shoot! I could find a hundred ways to rationalize my inactivity, but I won't. I've been lazy. End of story!

After struggling to zip the last pants I bought (because everything else was too tight) I had an epiphany. If I don't DO something, it's only going to get worse. At that point, I set my sights on March. Despite the dread I felt, I hauled my large arse to the gym after work Monday. I also hauled it to the gym on Tuesday. One day at a time.....

The gym scales confirmed my fears, and I am at the highest non-pregnancy weight I have ever been. Perhaps this was the kick in the pants I needed. Numerical PROOF.

I'm not limiting myself to the South Beach diet just yet, but I am packing my lunch, and eating smaller portions at dinner. I'm also forcing myself to drink an entire bottle of water each day BEFORE I allow myself to drink my Diet Mt. Dew. I can't believe how much you have to pee when you drink so much water!!!! That's a GOOD thing, right??!!

How is everyone else doing? Let's get this site rolling again......spring is on the way:)