Friday, March 8, 2013

I'm Thinking Again...

I've been trying to decide what to do with this blog...and I've made some decisions.  But I need some expert advice.

I know that I want to be a blogger again...on a more consistent basis.

What I'm discovering on the journey to me is that I have a LOT more to talk about than health and fitness, which is mostly what this blog is about.  I want that to be PART of my blog...but not the whole blog. I want to save all of these blog posts from the past 2 years, but I want them to be categorized on my blog under health and fitness...and then I want to be able to add more categories that God is growing in my life.

So, which of my techie friends can help me with this?  I've played around with colors and designs tonight, as you can see. But I haven't found a way to do what my vision is. I know it can be done, because I've seen it on many blogs that I enjoy.  And really, it's probably not too difficult...except maybe for me!

If you can hook me up...hit me up!  Thanks, friends!  Until patient.  I'm here.  God is working.  And I've actually got a lot to say!  Here's hoping I can find a way to do that soon!

Sunday, January 13, 2013


One of the most brilliant people to ever walk the face of the earth once said, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result."  And lately, I've been doing some thinking about how that applies to my life.  Because I do believe that Einstein was right.  And because he is, it means I have to choose to remain insane...or make some changes!  (That's not as easy of a choice as you might think! Ha!)

So, how does this play out in my life? shows up in two major areas in particular that I'm thinking over these days.

Monday, January 7, 2013

How Do You "Do" Fitness???

That's right.  It's that simple...and that complicated.  Deciding that you're going to do something positive about your fitness is just that.  A choice.  As with any choice we make in life, we give up many other options to make the decisions we do.

What do I mean?  Well...tonight, for example, I chose to go to the gym and workout for an hour.  What did I give up to do that?  Time to sit and chill after a long day in the classroom.  Time to read, a passion of mine.  Time to chat with my friends online.  But the key is this...I decided.  It was a conscious choice.  The person in charge of my fitness is ME, and I made the commitment to be a physically fit person.  That includes going to the gym and working hard.  Thinking about what I gave up tonight pales in comparison with the feeling that taking charge of my life gives me.

My friend, Beth, has started an online support group of people like her that want to help each other become more fit, lose fat in the first 90 days of 2013.  I joined, along with many of my friends.  Beth has decided...consciously be different, and to encourage her friends to be, too.

My point this evening is this:  life is meant to be lived intentionally.  On purpose.  We are not meant to merely respond to circumstances around us.  We were designed with the capacity to make decisions, and we need to empower ourselves to do just that.

I hope you lived on purpose today...decided to take charge of your own fitness and did positive things to improve it.  If you did...congratulations!  If you didn't, you've got another chance tomorrow.  Don't waste it, friends.

Eat less...move more.  It works.  I promise works!


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