Picture this, I'm drunk, dressed in something cute with my high heels on, burning up the dance floor with all kinds of enthusiasm for roughly four to five songs in a row, with maybe a break as I switch dance partners, go to the bar for a rest and some water, or make a quick … Continue reading One down, seven more to go.
All it takes is one moment of reluctance and BAM, off the wagon I go. You see, I didn't want to break into my savings to cover groceries, so I didn't go to the grocery store. My ingredients on hand did not allow for adequate food prep for the entire week so here I sit, … Continue reading I’ve Fallen…But I Will Get Up
Alright you guys, challenge starts tomorrow. And I can honestly say, I'm already freaking out a bit. You know why? I'm making changes in my lifestyle; attempting to establish new habits. Always a daunting task. I finally got my Fit Bit Aria scale linked to wi-fi and all. Stepped on it and uh, ouch, lol. … Continue reading On My Mark, Getting Set…
That's right guys, the first level of my transformation into super agent Onyx Butterfly has been booked. I signed up for 12 sessions with a personal trainer who just happens to work exclusively with clients over 40 years of age. It was kismet. I had just decided to invest the money in a personal trainer … Continue reading Let the training montage begin!
It was around this time last year that I won the FitBit Flex through a contest at work. I quickly got caught up in tracking my steps, my calories, my weight and my body fat percentage. I started walking for exercise - taking breaks during the work day to stroll the perimeter of the business … Continue reading Tis that season too.
Each death caused me to examine life. The one I was living, the one I wanted to live. My father's (2/1999) prompted my divorce, my Aunt Joyce's (1/2012) kicked off my intensive self-work, my Aunt Elaine's (3/2015) triggered my spiritual self-work, and my Aunt Loretta's (12/2015) provided the push to get back on track with my mission to lead … Continue reading Funny How That Works
Figured I'd pop in early on Day 1 and well, drop a few words. Since I've already shared the "before" pics, might as well share the stats that go along with them: Age: 47 (soon to be 48) Height: 5' - 6.5" (I'm shrinking, lol. I once stood a whole 5' - 7.75") Chest: 40" … Continue reading And so it begins…