Feeling less than motivated…

Feeling less than motivated…

This morning, my saturday that I am supposed to get to go slow and drink coffee while sitting on my hinny on my couch, was taken over by a necessary evil CPR class.  It is one of those things that IMG_0005is required in my nursing life.  The morning started out ok, I got up and ready,  I ate a healthy breakfast and I packed my healthy lunch.  I enjoyed one cup of coffee with my hubs and then headed out.   Read more

If only… then I would…

If only… then I would…

I know I am not the only woman who has spent too much time saying statements that begin with if only and end with the thing I want to do but won’t because I feel I haven’t earned it yet.  X, Y, and Z have to be accomplished first.  The thing is how many of us get our x, y, and z’s in order?  Once again I am raising my hand and saying this is me!  I never get done a quarter of the things I want, wish, and dream but I am working to change that.  I am dedicating the rest of my life to getting up and doing what I want, wish, and dream.  Here, this blog, is the first step in ending my life of if only… then I would…
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Discovery through labels

Discovery through labels

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Silly moments with my boy

Life is a journey and we all are on one.  Some of us are on a journey of self discovery and some of us are on a journey of self destruction.  I have been on both.  The difference for me is rather simple and comes down to whether I actively work for my goals or whether I just sit back and wait for things to happen.  Nothing can change unless we actively try something new and different.  I have heard people say this all my life but I will openly admit to not understanding it and believing that life gave me the raw end of the stick most of the time.  I sat around believing that there was nothing I could do to change things, I felt as if I had no control over my life.  This thinking was especially true in regards to my weight, size, and health. Read more