Weight Loss Journey – 01.17.2023

“I’m trying to learn from my mistakes and forgive myself more quickly.  Life is too short to hold a grudge against myself.”  Workout today: Walking throughout the day with my under the desk treadmill. I’ll be recording the miles walked today all throughout the day, which will be over 5 miles, for the 100 mile…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.16.2023

“Physical attractiveness and worldly achievement do not impress me.  I’m moved by nobility of character.”  This is so true… I have lucked out finding my soulmate and over the weekend he proposed (as well as asking my dad’s permission).  We continue to support each other and it makes such a huge difference to have each…

Potato Leek Andouille Sausage Soup

My fiancé and I had went to a restaurant in Charlevoix recently and we had this amazing potato leek soup.  I had never had anything like this before, and we told ourselves we would need to make it at home one day.  For some reason, it has been difficult to find leeks – until today!…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.12.2023

“I’m always teaching people how to treat me.”  When people don’t know what they do is impacting you in some way, whether you like it or not, why not tell them and explain why – no one can read minds.    Workout today: I walked at my desk using the under the desk treadmill. I’ll be…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.11.2023

“When I overdo something, I minimize the positive impact of what I’ve already done.  Sometimes less is more.”  Workout today: I walked at my desk using the under the desk treadmill. I’ll be recording the miles walked today all throughout the day for the 100 mile challenge.  I’ll be over 5 miles for today.  Want…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.10.2023

“I love being open and saying yes!  And I’m learning to love being protective and sometimes saying no too.”  Workout today: Harley Pasternak workout which included 5 minutes of warmup exercises, then 3 sets of chest flys, squats and side bends.  Also did a 5 minute cooldown.   I’ll be recording the miles walked today all…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.09.2023

“When it comes to self-love, actions can speak louder than words.  Repeating a mantra in my mind about healthy boundaries in one thing, while actually setting healthy boundaries with others is quite another.”  Workout today: Harley Pasternak workout which included 5 minutes of warmup exercises, then 3 sets of hammer curls, squats and crunches.  Also…

Blooming Chicken Quesadilla

As I was browsing Pinterest one day, my better half pointed this out… so I decided to try it out! I made a modified version of it – original is linked below.   I will be using the size down from the burrito style next time.  The fajita style soft shells are way too small for…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.05.2023

“Big ideas often come to me during ordinary, quiet moments.  Self-love is taking manageable action steps based on my big breakthrough ideas.”  Workout today: Harley Pasternak workout which included 5 minutes of warmup exercises, then 3 sets of chest flys, skater lunges and crunches.  Also did a 5 minute cooldown.   I’ll be recording the miles…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.04.2023

“My own happiness is one of my top priorities this year.”  Workout today: Harley Pasternak workout which included 5 minutes of warmup exercises, then 3 sets of lateral raises, hamstring curls and side bends.  Also did a 5 minute cooldown.   I’ll be recording the miles walked today all throughout the day for the 100 mile…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.03.2023

“When my inner critic gets loud and annoying, it helps to remember that my inner critic often thinks it’s being helpful.”  Workout today: Harley Pasternak workout which included 5 minutes of warmup exercises, then 3 sets of reverse flys, squats and side bends.  Also did a 5 minute cooldown.   I’ll be recording the miles walked…

Weight Loss Journey – 01.02.2023

Today is the day we got the new calendar out and each day there will be a new message (except for the weekends – there will be just one).   “My self-worth comes from my being, not my doing.”  Workout today:  Walked on the treadmill and recorded 2 miles for the 100 mile challenge I signed…