Wednesday, December 29

December 29, 2010 - Boot Camp 2011

Hi All!

I have a special treat for you (and me).  Next month I will be attending Boot Camp at  I am to write 3 posts regarding the experience, but I have decided to write all month on it so y'all can watch my progress.

I checked out the web site and other web sites that the owner (Tod Esquivel)  has and he is a busy guy!  Check out his sites here:

I am looking forward to dropping inches and meeting a few goals earlier than expected!

I also am hoping I do not have a repeat of what happened last time I tried a Boot Camp!  Click here to read.
Til Next Week,
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Tuesday, December 28

December 28, 2010 - Resolutions

Hi All,

I heard this comment last night at a Boxing Day party; "After this week I am no longer going to eat as much sugar."  I thought to myself; "Why after this week? If you are putting it off now, you will put it off again. We all do it.  There is never any reason to eat 5 cupcakes or 2 slices of cake, etc. when you are trying to be healthy."  It's always tomorrow, isn't it? 

It dawned on me after I heard this comment that the same ill-conceived thoughts invade my brain lately in regards to maintaining my weight loss and losing more weight. In addition, these thoughts impact the other areas where I am seeking to improve.  This is not how I got started nor how I kept going.

So my New Year's resolutions to walk more, eat less, and take ALL my vitamins start now. Not January 1st, 2nd, or 3rd. Right now on December 28th at this particular time. If I lapse by eating pancakes for breakfast, I will forgive, move on, and keep at it. No more; "Well the day is blown anyway."

In order to accomplish my resolutions I need to revert back to what works for me. I need to surround myself with others that support and offer guidance in how to live a healthy lifestyle. I cannot do this alone. I can say to myself; "You can do it." I firmly believe this. However, I also need to hear it from others that will tell me the truth and kick me in the butt when needed (preferably individuals I pay, that works better for me).

As you all know,  Kristi's Army fell apart when the Weight Loss Clinic Social Worker left for a new job and Dr. Pita moved to a sunnier climate. It also hasn't helped that Dr. Pins and Needles moved to the far North side.  PT Bruiser and I cannot fight this alone.

I am struggling to fill the gaps in my Army. I tried two new doctors. The  first physician immediately put me on a weight loss pill.  The second physician suggested weight loss surgery (I BARELY meet the qualifications). Neither one listened to me so they are not part of the posse. I am seeking solutions that are lifelong and non-invasive.

Sooooo...I am adding another goal for 2011. I will keep my eyes and ears open for additional Army members. I will quit thinking I can or have to do this on my own. I cannot. It takes an Army.

Til Next Time,
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Saturday, December 25

December 25, 2010 - New Look

Hello All,

I have a new look to the blog! You will notice that I have a mascot now. The turtle represents that I always finish, even if I am last!  LOL

For the new year, I have several new trackers. Obviously, I am still working at developing habits to be physically, mentally, and spiritually healthy. The blog is one thing that I do that really helps keep me on track. It gives me a chance to be creative and holds me accountable. Many times I try to be humorous and other times I am more somber and introspective.

For my Facebook friends, I will still copy my posts to Facebook, but the trackers are only accessible via the blog, for now.

Til next week,
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Wednesday, December 15

December 15, 2010 - Not Dead

Hello All,

Not dead. Just not inspired.  Soooooo...I am going to revamp the blog.  Updates to the look/feel and trackers within the next week.

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