Saturday, March 31, 2012

The Biggest Loser

I challenged the gals at work to join me in the biggest loser competition.  It started with 3 joining in and has turned into 10 ladies, some of who we work with and some who live in the small town in which I teach.  I realized that I will be 60 years old when the little guy graduates high school which means I need to stay healthy.  I am looking to drop 10 lbs which is still a bit heavier than my ultimate goal weight, but it is a mentally healthy goal.

Created by MyFitnessPal - Free Calorie Counter

I just downloaded the free IPhone app. My Fitness Pal where I can track my exercise and calories.  It comes with this really fun lb. lost tracker that you can customize.  I am very realistic when it comes to getting back into shape and maintaining my weight.   I have a sweet tooth, and just can't pass up ice cream, or chocolate for that matter.  I want to get into the habit of exercising enough that when I want to eat my sweets it won't just be adding onto what I ate last week.  O.K. maybe I should not eat a chocolate bar every day.  I could also use some schooling in portion control.  My husband is blessed with amazing metabolism.  He eats a lot, and is very active and healthy.   He can not be my portion role model.  Nope!

In other "healthy" happenings.  The little guy asked to go skiing, and I can't say no to that especially when the slopes are a few blocks from our house.
Skiing followed by watching trucks is the best day ever don't you think.

Friday, March 16, 2012

"Spring" Break

(This moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. An idea from Soulmama.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Record Breaking

We are having an almost record breaking year of snow.  We are up to over 600 inches and it does not appear to be anywhere close to stopping.  We are about out of space to put the snow from our driveway, and I am worried that our usual Memorial Day planting of our veggies will be postponed this year.
It has allowed for some extreme sledding with the little guy and his friends.  I think we might be wearing a helmet for the next run.
Aside from digging out the woodpile, shoveling the driveway, and dusting off the car life continues to be busy.