Back on the body bandwagon

It’s been a while since I reported in on my ongoing quest to be a lighter version of me. You might recall from this post that I have a bit of a love-love relationship with foods that are bad for me. That hasn’t changed in the last two months; indeed I think it never will.Continue reading “Back on the body bandwagon”

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park

If I’m being honest, I’ve been going a little stir-crazy lately.  It’s been hot and muggy, and I’ve really, really wanted to be on a mountain or by a large body of water.  As I’ve lamented in the past, I don’t have friends with boats and lake houses to really enjoy the last dregs ofContinue reading “Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park”

It’s all about swimming

It’s strangely comforting when life seems to find a theme.  Late Summer 2013’s theme has become “Swimming, and the life lessons it teaches.”  I’ve already blogged about this one (see my post titled “10 Reasons why Women Should Wear Speedos“) recently, but this theme just keeps on giving. Last Friday, for some reason, I decidedContinue reading “It’s all about swimming”

Confessions of a Shrinking Woman

So, as I’ve written about from time to time, I’m on a perpetual quest to lose weight. I’ve been doing Weight Watchers lately, which I’m finding easier to follow and stick with than previous efforts, and the online tracking component feeds my incessant need to log onto electronic devices to validate myself. I’ve been swimmingContinue reading “Confessions of a Shrinking Woman”

10 Reasons Why Women Should Wear Speedos

I got back in the pool today after a hiatus brought on by job (and job hunting) upheaval.   Yes, I’m blaming that, even though I know that swimming would have been the best thing I could have done for myself during that time of stress.  Duly noted, guilt felt, let’s move on. Getting backContinue reading “10 Reasons Why Women Should Wear Speedos”