Thriving for Thirty Week 3 Update

Only two weeks ago I launched my "Thriving for Thirty" initiative. I set out to Lose the weight that I've gained over the last 3 years (60-65 pounds) Maintain some great relationships with friends and family Make better use of my finances Be a more happy individual   I could have easily called this "Thin … Continue reading Thriving for Thirty Week 3 Update

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October 1st and a New Beginning

Few people understand what I've been struggling with mentally, physically and emotionally in the last few years.  I can't even try putting it to words. In three years so much has changed in my life.  Career, friends, I got a horse, my life's purpose (and the struggle to even know what it is), oh and … Continue reading October 1st and a New Beginning

Habits and Celebrating Others

A friend of mine, "T," messaged me yesterday to catch up.  We haven't seen each other in years, but that doesn't mean anything; the two of us share a connection, a drive, and so much more than that. For many years T and I have struggled back and forth developing ourselves, our careers, and developing … Continue reading Habits and Celebrating Others

Catching Up

I've been naughty. In my health support group I have posted journal entries and never actually journalled myself so I'm catching up now. Journal Prompt: What are the top 3 emotions or mental habits that keep you from your health goals? Depression/anxiety: My depression often gets me into long periods of sadness about a bleak … Continue reading Catching Up

Keeping a Journal….Dear Diary….

Seriously though....I'm beginning a journey to reclaim my health.  Only 3 years ago I was in the best shape of my life and now I'm at my worst.  I began a support group on Facebook and as we prepare for our diet changes I've begun us all on a journal challenge.  While some choose to … Continue reading Keeping a Journal….Dear Diary….

Garnish Your Plate, Feel Fancy

I made a breakfast the other day that was out of this world!  Not only did it taste good but it looked great too.  I'm pretty sure that by taking the time to garnish the plate the omelette tasted better than it normally would have.  It's nice to feel pampered, to feel fancy. In my … Continue reading Garnish Your Plate, Feel Fancy

Home-mmm,mmm,mmade Bars

Occasionally I like to make my own "power-bars" to munch on. They aren't guilt-free but they are a healthy snack to enjoy periodically.  The bars are high in fat but they contain good fats and Omegas.  They are high sugar but mostly from natural sources.  I add chocolate to them to add to the delight … Continue reading Home-mmm,mmm,mmade Bars