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    Archive | May, 2007

    Free Exercise

    Sunday, May 20, 2007


    Speaking of exercise, one of the great things about spring and summer is that there are all kinds of “free exercise” opportunities to get you into shape without even realizing it. Like to garden? That can be a superior work out. Like to bike? Another great work out that will drop pounds like no tomorrow [...]

    Get Out Your Exercise Clothes, Enough Fooling Around!

    Friday, May 11, 2007


    I was cleaning out my dresser and found my work out clothes that had become my daily wardrobe when the gym was open where I live. They immediately brought back “feel good” memories, and memories of how ingrained they had become into my routine. I set them out every night, or put them in my [...]

    Bottled Water News

    Friday, May 11, 2007


    I came across this article today in the newsletter I receive from the Worldwatch Institute. (very interesting publication worth signing up for) http://www.worldwatch.org/node/5063 It outlines some surprising issues with bottled water that you may not have been aware of. Personally, I filter my tap water. My biggest health concern is the leaching of plastic into [...]

    The Missing Piece

    Tuesday, May 8, 2007


    It has become obvious to me as I continue along with a healthy lifestyle and weight loss as a focus that there are a few main pieces to the puzzle, omit even one and it becomes almost impossible to have success. It’s quite fascinating. Have you ever heard of 212°. It’s the temperature that boils [...]

    Self Permission = Self Sabotage

    Friday, May 4, 2007


    You might wonder why the act of detaching sensory satisfaction from a food will make it easier to resist. Apart from the obvious, we want it for the sensory pleasure that it gives us, even if we don’t even pay attention half the time to what we are eating (that’s a whole other story!), there [...]

    It is definitely the time of year to be getting back on board with a Fit Yummy Mummy 12 Week Challenge – I am counting down the days to being 10lbs lighter and 12 weeks stronger!

    Holly gives us assignments throughout the challenge, today it is to examine perfection and the effect that it has on our results – and how it can more likely than not cause more trouble than it saves. I am looking at that today.

    How about you. Has perfection ever brought you down in your efforts to lose weight or get healthier?