After a few weeks of bad habits and no exercise I definitely feel more stressed. In the beginning, I just tell myself that I'm tired and I need a little break from my routine. Well,that little break usually turns into about a month, in which time my overall activity level drops, I lack motivation to … Continue reading Mental Strength = Physical Strength
The anniversary of Jesus Christ sacrifice is more sobering every year as a deeper realization sets into my mind. What would my future be if Jesus did not make this ultimate sacrifice? How can I show that I appreciate what he did for me? Will I make decisions everyday that prove that I am grateful? … Continue reading Self Examination
This week's fall challenge wasn't quite so powerful & I wasn't as excited about it. In part, that's because I was rather sickly most of the week. I did mange to work out but I only squeaked it in during the latter part of the day. I didn't benefit from working out first thing in … Continue reading Stick to what works
The first week of the fall challenge is going great! Well at least the fitness side. We did have some unexpected circumstances come up this week & it threw me off my game a little, so I didn't accomplish the mental aspects of the challenge. I did do the meal planning & I can see … Continue reading I’m just getting started!
Today's Top 5 in 5 A simple workout designed to quickly start the day off right & to warm up the body & make it ready for deep breathing & stretching exercises. Each excerise is done for 1 minute with no break in between each excerise. *Jogging in place, Lunges, Butterfly Extensions, Jogging in place, Crunches* Wow … Continue reading In Focus: August 12th 2015
I really fell off track during the month of April and part of May.There is no need to beat myself up. That will only hold me back. Today is a new day and I don't have to let the past weeks dictate what my future will be. For me, that means, I need to be … Continue reading Getting back to basics
The cold came in by a system dubbed the Siberian Express. It is widespread & has affected large parts of the country. This morning, In New York City it was -11 degrees & even in the state of Kentucky it was about the same. Interestingly, even in southern states you can see fountains of water … Continue reading The Siberian Express Blows In & Our Plumbing Woes Continue
I snapped off several pictures of Oscar while he was yawning. I think this is hilarious. If our pets only knew what we were thinking & vice versa.
On Saturday, Joel said he thought we were ready to join the Chinese group. I was happy to hear him say that! Although, I knew he felt that way, I was in a happy state of shock to hear him say it. I was thinking " wow we are really doing this?!!" I was so … Continue reading He said it
This is Shadow. He is not with us anymore - but we have some very fun, very silly, very happy memories of him. Everywhere we went together he was a star. He had a special charm. He walked like he was a royal prince. Wherever we went people would pause & stare at him like they … Continue reading To be famous….