Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Weightloss Journey | Month 2

So for 2 months I've been getting pretty real about my weight...with my Husbands recent health diagnosis of Diabetes and Celiac disease, if he doesn't want to be on a few meds then he has to make some lifestyle changes. I'm supporting him the best I can!!
First purchase are these Excercise clothes- from WalMart 

This came from Amazon!! 

So far I've lost...

You'll have to watch to find out!

I'm so proud of my Husband for making such strides in this rough diagnosis and turning it around!

Do you have a FitBit? How do you like it so far?

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

~Better Than Before - A Book Review~

How Do We Change?

Gretchen Rubin's answer: through habits. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life. It takes work to make a habit, but once that habit is set, we can harness the energy of habits to build happier, stronger, more productive lives.
So if habits are a key to change, then what we really need to know is: How do we change our habits?
Better than Before answers that question. It presents a practical, concrete framework to allow readers to understand their habits—and to change them for good. Infused with Rubin’s compelling voice, rigorous research, and easy humor, and packed with vivid stories of lives transformed, Better than Before explains the (sometimes counter-intuitive) core principles of habit formation. 
Along the way, Rubin uses herself as guinea pig, tests her theories on family and friends, and answers readers’ most pressing questions—oddly, questions that other writers and researchers tend to ignore: 

• Why do I find it tough to create a habit for something I love to do? 
• Sometimes I can change a habit overnight, and sometimes I can’t change a habit, no matter how hard I try. Why? 
• How quickly can I change a habit? 
• What can I do to make sure I stick to a new habit? 
• How can I help someone else change a habit? 
• Why can I keep habits that benefit others, but can’t make habits that are just for me? 

Whether readers want to get more sleep, stop checking their devices, maintain a healthy weight, or finish an important project, habits make change possible. Reading just a few chapters of Better Than Beforewill make readers eager to start work on their own habits—even before they’ve finished the book.

   ~After reading this and really nit-picking each chapter to see where my faults are, taking the time to think about where I can start to adjust and change some things in my everyday life, This book has been a great tool to re-think how and why I do the things I do. I am certainly growing in my day-to-day life and while the changes are small, they are noticable.~

Have you read this book, if so What chapter made you really think?

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Spring Greens

I don't have much of a green thumb but when Home Depot had these huge Boston Ferns on sale for only $5.00 last Saturday I knew I had to purchase and give it a's hoping I don't kill it!

Here is the Bonsia Ponytail plant that I've managed to keep it alive for almost 4 years! It really loves this corner of our kitchen and whenever we move it is placed in our kitchen next to a window. 

I'm thinking about setting up a little container garden on our porch this year, We really want to try our hand at growing Tomatos in FL this year. 

Have any of you had a container garden?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Making Memories...

We have been so busy, having fun and enjoying just being together!

We spent the day at a Civil War Re-enactment...

Richard bought this wool vest!

We celebrated Easter...


Then home to Easter dinner

We've been busy with Joey, Crystal is brushing him up on English. 

Hope your enjoying this Beautiful weather!!