should boundaries take a holiday?

Tomorrow is Christmas Eve and I’m betting most of us have numerous traditions centered around, or least accompanied by, food. I know we do. I’ve done the extremes when it comes to Holiday eating. I’ve had years where any semblance … Continue reading


the feeding window

When you go through a drive-through, you know what it means to be told to “pull up to the window”.  You’re gonna be paying hard earned moolah and then receiving a bag of something to eat which resembles food.  I … Continue reading

when the scale doesn’t do what you want

For people who battle their weight, the scale often becomes a nemesis or a friend… or both in the same day. I won’t rehash all my scale woes today as you can take a trip through my previous blog posts … Continue reading

I wanna be a “wise overcomer”

I’m sure I first heard about Teresa Shields Parker last fall at the Taste For Truth Support Group, and I immediately ordered her book, Sweet Grace: How I Lost 250 Pounds and Stopped Trying to Earn God’s Favor. Her battle … Continue reading

runner girl: week 4 (grief)

Sometimes you’ve just got to survive. EXERCISE We did not complete the fourth week of The Beginning Runner’s Handbook run/walk schedule. This was supposed to be a “recovery” week and it happened to fall while we were scheduled to be out … Continue reading

RYM 12 Week Challenge Ends

I can’t believe we’ve already come to the end of this challenge. Last week we worked on treasure hunting again. It has been a really exciting 12 weeks. I’ve done many challenges over the years but I think this may have been my favorite. … Continue reading

RYM 12 Week Challenge: Week 12

Moving on to the twelfth week of this challenge. Last week we worked on adding a body benefitting goal. This week, we are going to go on our final treasure hunt.   “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy … Continue reading