19. July 2013 14:55
The scale is only a tool. It can not tell you:
how fast you can run
how many inches you lost
how you PR'd a deadlift
how much your kids/family love you
Why do you believe you need to weigh a certain weight? I saw a Facebook comment from a friend recently. She posted saying she had accomplished her goal to fit into a certain pair of jeans, but still needed to lose ten pounds to make her weight loss goal. What? Why?
Why does she think she needs to weigh a certain amount? ... [More]
17. July 2013 18:38
This is part three of a three part series. You can read part 1 here, and part 2 here.
During our hike throughout the Biltmore Estate we saw miles and miles of bike paths. James and I were so excited to get out there and cycle, but we were nervous about the kids. Why? Hills. Living in Florida we don't cycle over any hills. And some of these hills were saw on the Biltmore Estate were actually more like mountains and I was scared of the kids going down those!! We've done overpasses here in... [More]
15. July 2013 12:21
It's often been said that it takes 21 days to make a new habit stick. I do a pretty good job of making new habits stick, but HowStuffWorks reminded me that old habits are hard to break.
Breaking a habit is a lot more complicated, because while parts of those worn-in pathways can weaken without use, they never go away [source: Rae-Dupree]. They can be reactivated with the slightest provocation [source: Delude]. If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you already know this. You can go a year... [More]