Mornings With Purpose


Second fight of the day, the first happening at 5:17 in the morning. But the fighting got me out of bed and snapped me out of a nearly year long funk of rolling with the punches. Now everyday needs purpose.

The last year I’ve really gone off the rails when it comes to my health and weight loss. Going out to each way too often. Indulging in too much wine. Not pushing myself self on the fitness front. Wasting time online. Going to bed late and getting up late.

Let’s face it, my motivation took a nose dive. Ugh!

Time to get my mojo back.

So last night, before bed, I decided to start my mornings with purpose. This is all part of my Living On Purpose resolution. That meant waking up early and not lying in bed for an hour each morning. Time for some bright eyed and bushy tail action!

But the desire to wake up at the crack of noon is strong with me…and I “forgot” to set my alarm clock.

Cue Spider, my evil overlord cat. At precisely 5:17 a.m. Spider started hissing, snarling and growling very loudly. He chose this time to start a fight with Peekabu, the sleeping Old English sheep dog. Read More

Weekly Weigh-In: Up 7 Pounds; Back To Weight Loss Basics

I gained 7 pounds over 2 weeks. Ugh! I'm getting back to basics with my weight loss program.

I gained 7 pounds over 2 weeks. Ugh! I’m getting back to basics with my weight loss program.

Holy crap! Well my cheat days caught up to me with abandon. Over the last couple of weeks I gained 7 pounds. Yes, 7 freakin’ pounds. Ugh! So that puts me at 220…again.

Frustration doesn’t even come close to describe how I feel. But I’m not going to dwell on it. I’m going to do something about it.

Getting Back To Basics
No matter how much I think I have this weight loss thing down I do something boneheaded that proves me wrong.

I’m getting back to basics and using my tried and true formula that helped me drop 100+ pounds. So what am I doing? Read More