Sunday Confessional: journeys

Confession: I’m an impatient woman. 

We live in a world of convienece. Everything we want is has to be now. Now now now. 

We have unlearned patience. 

I find it especially glaring when it comes to my health journey. I just want to wake up tomorrow healthy and happy and of course slimmer. 

I know I’m fit. But I still struggle. Especially on days where my body fails me. Like at the parade yesterday. The perception of me ridding on the back of the truck haunts me. I don’t do it because I’m big and lazy. I do it because my body doesn’t take well to hills anymore. I can out Combat or Zumba anyone but put us both on a hill and I’m toast. 

I struggle with impatience with my body. Knowing this may probably never change no matter what weight I am. 

Somedays I just want the journey to be done. I want to be at my healthy weight enjoying my life. 

Then you have to say ‘but Nicole you need to enjoy the journey and your body as it is now’

Not doing so makes the journey harder. 

Confession: I’m not afraid of the journey being hard. Just of it being long. 

Until later. 

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My Saturday in Pictures 

Got my Pride on. Now I’m completely sunburnt and tired so I’ll let the Pictures do the talking 

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Friday Fun Fact 

When the progress is visual. 


Until later. 

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Two Things Thursday 

Hubby came home with a treat


Which are perfect for when I’m curled up with this 


Until later. 

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Wednesday Wisdoms 

Somedays we all just need a little reminder;


Until later. 

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Tuesday Touchpoint 

There’s no bad in this world that playing these moments over and over cannot make better. 


John Hughes is the answer to all life’s problems. He makes movies that give me the warm fuzzies. 

What’s your favorite John Hughes moment?

Until later. 

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One Meal Monday 

Love homemade Taco Salad 


Yummy!!!

Until later. 

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Sunday Confessional: no comfort here

Confession: they don’t lie when they tell you that change is painful. 

I sit here with a dull ache in my arms and legs. The kind of ache you don’t notice unless you move or sneeze or try to function 😉

Confession: and it’s all my fault 

I am learning that in order to promote change in my life I need to push myself. Not to judge if I have a bad eating day but to make choices that will further my health journey. 

Confession: I know cardio

I love cardio (though ask me again after Combat on Tuesday 😋) but you cannot rely on cardio alone. Or at least I can’t anymore. 

Deemed safe now that I’m three years post surgery as long as I stay with light weights I’m starting one Body Pump class a week. 

For those who don’t know it, here’s a taste 

Toning. I have none and I need some. 

I don’t want to be buff or muscly but toned would be ok. 

So what will you do to push yourself to a new limit this week? 

Confession: I’m going back to pump because it made me feel kinda badass 
Until later. 

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My Saturday in Pictures 

Today I did something out of my wheel house 


Then my crazy ass stayed for Zumba with my dance bestie


This is how I felt after 😂 


Had some lunch


Bought some things 


Saw some cool people 


Now I’m curled up to watch 


Until later. 

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Fun Fact Friday 

A heaping side of adorable started my day. Had to stop and watch them waddle past. 


Until later. 

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