Sep 29, 2016 | Posted by in 2016, Committed, weight loss | 1

Okay, tell me if you’ve heard this one.  Girl is a runner and a gym rat. She decides to start a blog so she can share all about her adventures and along the way she managed to gain weight instead of maintain or lose. So she loses  the weight and shares that on the blog.Read more …

Musings and Ramblings

Jul 19, 2016 | Posted by in Musings | 0

My last post was about procrastination. Guess who hasn’t posted since then? Yep. Me. So so sad. It’s not that I don’t care but to some degree I just needed a break. Mentally. I’m still here. Silent but still here. I’ve tossed around the idea of taking the site down but it doesn’t feel right.Read more …

Confessions of A Procrastinator

Mar 16, 2016 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

Hello, my name is Brandy, and I procrastinate. A few minutes becomes in a couple hours followed by later today which turns into first thing tomorrow morning and that becomes I’ll tell Siri to remind tonight and so on and so on. Which leads to today…………….80 days later. Ugh. Then today I came across thisRead more …


Dec 27, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, weight loss | 0

Well, it’s never easy to confess.  It humbling and it hurts. I think I would rather pull ten band-aids off at one time rather than confess. It won’t be a long post, but it is a needed post. I’ve gained my weight back. I’m right back where I started.   After my dad passed awayRead more …

Thankful #10

Nov 10, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, thankful november | 0

Thankful November   I am thankful for dirty dishes and a messy kitchen   I’m ever so thankful for a messy kitchen because that means I have a kitchen. I have some place to make messy. I’m thankful for dirty dishes and a messy kitchen because that means I have food to cook and enjoy.Read more …

Thankful #5

Nov 5, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, thankful november | 2

Thankful November I am thankful for patient people in my life. I had a rough day today. It was stressful. I couldn’t find anything, nothing was where it should be and I was tired and snappy. Those around me could have lashed out at me for not being more organized or for being so snappyRead more …

Thankful #4

Nov 4, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, thankful november | 2

Thankful November I am thankful for our home.   I have a thing for small houses. I love an older home with charm and history but I think our home is perfect for us. We’ve lived here for ten  years now but our home is newer. When everyone we know was looking for bigger andRead more …

Thankful #3

Nov 3, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, thankful november, Uncategorized | 0

I am thankful for the rain. We have had a really dry summer and until two weekends ago, a dry fall. I mean, it’s not like have a garden that needs watering I just enjoy rain. Nothing treacherous or damaging. I’ve never been to Oregon but its that kind of weather I would imagine theyRead more …

Thankful #2

Nov 2, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, thankful november | 4

Thankful November I am so thankful for early morning quiet times and the amazing sunrises that come with it. I love walking out my door and knowing that moments like this are just waiting for me. It doesn’t matter where I go, the world normally has some type of view just waiting to be found.Read more …

Motivational Monday

Nov 2, 2015 | Posted by in monday, motivation, motivational | 0

A couple of positive thoughts to start the day and the week……….. You can’t be positive while being negative. ~Cheers! For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.-Jeremiah 29:11 NIV

Hello November

Nov 1, 2015 | Posted by in 2015, Hello, November, thankful november | 4

Can you believe it? Another month gone and another month here. November is my favorite because…… It’s like the mother of them all for fall. It’s like the last hoorah to get in all things fall… 2. The food is just amazing……. And the best part…………… My intentions for this month was to run aRead more …

Verbal Fasting

Oct 27, 2015 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 75

So this particular topic in which I will call Verbal Fasting is also known as “Not speaking negative.”  I realize this is not so much a running/fitness topic but today it will be. Negative talk is like a virus. It creeps it’s way into your life and has a way of whispering in your earRead more …

Motivation Monday

Oct 26, 2015 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 4

” No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” Hebrews 12:11 NIV   ” Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” Jim Ryun Happy Monday!!  –Cheers!   

Check In

Oct 7, 2015 | Posted by in 2015 | 5

It’s October. Let’s just let that sink in……… I find that as I get older every month I’m like “Oh, it’s already a new month.” Or “Crap, it’s half way through the month, so much to do!” When did I become this person? So my blogging skills have been less than ideal lately. I’m stillRead more …