Fitness: measuring progress – without a scale (repost)

Well, that was a huge disappointment. I finally bit the bullet today purchased a replacement battery for my Weight Watchers scale. I’m inclined to think that the scale is not accurate. I know I’ve lost weight. I can feel it in my clothes. I know my bath towel feels a lot bigger around my hips….

Fitness: Over-training and common athletic injuries

If you’ve been following my fitness journey, you know that I’ve struggled with weight loss and weight gain most of my life. I won’t bore you with the details again. But the reason that I’m on this path again is due to an injury from over training back in 2012-2013. My knee popped again on…

Fitness Challenge: Mental Health & Self Improvement

The sun is shining and the day is a little cooler. It’s Tuesday, May 14th and I’m three weeks into my new fitness regime – even though this is my first official week recording progress. We’re expecting some rain later today. This is really my kind of weather. The sun and I don’t get along…

Fitness Goals: Healthy Eating

I celebrated Mother’s Day with the women in my family today. It was a lovely afternoon. And since we were downtown, we decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and walked around the River Valley. I was not dressed for the walk. I’m not big into wearing dresses so I had worn black dress…