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
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!
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….