Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Changes are now happening and I am excited!

The biggest change for 2015....I left my full time job. Once I realized that I was sitting at my desk wondering what I was doing there and feeling that 95% of the day I knew it was time.
At first it was as an adjustment. That first day I was home I didn't know what to do with myself. As time goes on though you get in a routine and you start to do the things you never had time for. Time with friends, longer trips to see our family in Maryland, reading, knitting and now a new excursion into health and wellness.
And now our next big adventure. My husband and I have decided to start Isagenix. I know if you just read this you rolled your eyes like I first did. But then I researched it, for days and I liked what I read. I watched videos on why people succeed and why they fail.
I love the paleo diet and my husband and I have been eating that way for a while. However with having celiac disease, our ages and our excess weight our systems and metabolisms are shot. We are not taking off the weight and our health is suffering.
So not only do we have a plan to start this next week, we plan on staying on it long term. Combining Isagenix, paleo and exercise seems like where our lives are heading.The people that have success have been on it for years. Its a way of life.
Yes its a multi level marketing company but if it truly is a great product then who cares. Whether you buy products at the store or through Isagenix then what difference does it make. If the products do half of what I am hearing then I am100% behind it.
I will blog our success, our challenges and overall our journey into health. It's time. 

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Changes are a coming

There are so many exciting things on the horizon. I don't think I have ever felt so happy.  I can't really say much more except that I feel very lucky and so blessed. More to  come soon!

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Weekend day two

Plans for today:

Coffee: check
Relaxing on sofa listening to favorite radio station: check
Knitting: check
Minimal time outside due to frigid temps: check
Missing the bunny slippers shown below as well as the sweet girl that wears them: check

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Winter surprise

Nothing cheers up the cold of winter as much as a surprise peek of color.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Friday night-so underrated

Friday night I start to have the dream of the possibilities that two days off will provide.

I of course never do all the things I had hoped. But I know there will be coffee, relaxing, surfing the internet and my current favorite thing knitting. It has become my escape, my solitude, my meditation. Mostly it makes me happy, makes me feel like I have a purpose.

So with a forecast of frigid temps and maybe some snow you know where to find me. I have a date with a cozy chair and some great squishy yarn.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Really MIA now

Well somehow I have lost an entire year. 2015 is looking to bring lots of changes that I am so excited for.

I hope to have more time to blog again. More time to knit.  More time to visit Maryland. More time to just breathe.

2014 was a great year but it wore my soul down. I feel I lost myself a little. As much as I am not big on resolutions I do want to find myself in 2015. Or discover myself for the first time.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Been MIA

Well I have been MIA for a long time and I think it is because I felt I was sounding so boring. Maybe I posted too often and you run out of things to say. I think Hattie is the most amazing thing on the planet but reading about every little thing she is doing probably gets old fast. But let's face it. One, I don't think there are many people reading this except for good friends and a few relatives and they will tolerate my Hattie rambling and two, this was always meant to be a Grandmother diary mostly for me to put updates and pictures.

So to update, I am headed out to Maryland on Friday. I just couldn't wait until Christmas. I just miss her. I want to kiss her little face and hold her and read her a book. Pictures help but it doesn't compare to seeing her in person. So off I go for a few days and I will so make the most of them and then we are back for a whole week five weeks after that!

Running is unfortunately on hold. The same issues that always plague me when exercising are starting in. I guess I have lower crossed syndrome which means I have weak glutes and other things that cause hip, hip flexor and low back pain. So before it got horrible I stopped and started doing glute strengthening to see if I can't get them to start firing better when I run so my psoas stops screaming at me. I am very sad about this as I just loved running but I felt it coming on for a few weeks and hoped I could run through it. Oh well I'm still hoping with some time I can get back to it again.

That's about it. As always, especially with Thanksgiving coming I feel so grateful for a wonderful family, great friends and this sweet girl that has come into our lives.