Project 36 Update: 37 Days Left

When I kicked off Project 36, I had no doubt in my mind that I would and could accomplish everything on my list. I knew some of the items on my list would be a stretch, but I needed a good challenge. I had no idea that our life was going to drastically change this year and that my time, my efforts, and most of my energy would be spent on the 2 new additions to our family. It seems like … [Read more...]

Project 36: An Update

So it's been 2 1/2 weeks since I started Project 36...a project to improve my life over the next year! The progress has been slow but sure...at least in some areas! Here are the things I've tackled so far! (For a full list of my goals, click here). Make my bed 36 days in a row I made my bed 12 days in a row...and then I slacked off for 2 days, but I'm back on track and have started over … [Read more...]

Project 36: My 36 Goals for the Year

I'm a dreamer or maybe I'm a visionary.  I have lots of great ideas and big dreams, but without specific, tangible goals, nothing ever happens.  I know that about myself.  The years that I have set goals, posted them on the internet for the world to see, and placed them on my wall above my desk to daily remind me of what I'm striving for are the years that I've been successful in accomplishing … [Read more...]

Black and White…It’s Not Just a Clothing Trend

I'm a big fan of Black and White when it comes to fashion. Half of my "skinny clothes" closet is White House Black Market.  My current not-so-skinny closet only contains about 3 outfits (but I digress). While I'm a huge fan of black and white as a clothing trend, there are some things that are just painful to see in black and white.  One of those things is the amount of weight I need to … [Read more...]

Be Committed!

It's easy to be interested in weight loss or getting healthy. It's much harder to be committed!  But if you want results you need to be committed. Here's a few steps that will help you commit! 1. Write down your goals and post them somewhere that you will see them daily. 2. Break down your goals into weekly goals.  If you want to run a marathon but have never run a day in your life, you … [Read more...]