I'm officially the heaviest I've ever been. Unfortunately I'm not surprised...but I'm not happy either. Instead of taking 4 pounds off each month I've been stagnant and slowly gaining. If I don't turn this around today I will not achieve my goals. The point of Thriving for Thirty is to gradually achieve my end goal … Continue reading Thriving?
That moment when you see something that's too good to pass up despite your limited financial resources. I like to think that Zac and I are very good with our money and use it responsibly. We often lean toward the frugal side, especially now that we have a mortgage to worry about. The other day … Continue reading New Toys, Happy Me
I'm afraid to step on the scale. I know that I've been overindulging and it's a mighty shame....BUT BUT! I'm making strides in the right direction. Last week I began to get my butt in higher gear than I've been in quite some time. I began going back to the gym on my lunch breaks. … Continue reading Thriving for Thirty Update
So this really isn't about dieting. It's not about fitness. Life doesn't have to be that way 100% of the time and this blog really doesn't need to be either (because I say so). Instead I want to discuss sanity and mental health. I adopted my cat, Kain, five years ago from the Mohawk Hudson … Continue reading Mental Rebalancing
I haven't written in all of November but I haven't forgotten my pledge to be thriving for thirty. Thanksgiving did put a kink in my plans so I've only been able to get and keep off October's goal. I haven't been wonderful in the exercise but this week I started back up. One of the … Continue reading Thriving for Thirty Update
In the spirit of making new challenges and new habits I started a thing... Every time I go to the bathroom at work (provided there are no others in the restroom) I also do 25 squats or 50 lunges. It's a small enough number and I do them quickly but make sure to maintain good … Continue reading I’m Doing a Thing
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