First Steps

Soda no more!
On my way with the weight loss challenge, picking and choosing the right foods that will nourish my body instead of take away from it.  I’ve decided to cut out my extra cups of coffee and my diet soda all together.  Looks like that was a great move...
How Well Do You Balance?
Remember when a typical workday lasted from 9am to 5pm?  Dolly Parton made it a movie! Then it became 8am to 5pm.  Today our regular office workday can begin before the sun rises and end when it's dark -- even in the summer! All work and no play makes for a very dull life. For me, achieving that eve…
Chill out! It’s Good For You
If I’m stressed, I’ll eat more.  It’s a given.  And I won’t eat foods that are good for me; I’ll reach for candy or potato chips.  So in my quest to lose weight, I’m trying to be a little m…
Are You Getting a Good Night’s Sleep?
Now that I’m full swing in to the St. Luke’s $10,000 Weight Loss Challenge, I’m looking at all things that can stand in the way of my health.  One important factor in losing weight is getting enough quality sleep.  That means 7 to 8 hours a n…
50 lbs By My 50th birthday!
Yep, I said it!  I want to lose 50 lbs by my 50th birthday in May.  It’s a big dream and I’m about to make it a reality.  How?  Jeez, of course you would ask that question.