Wednesday, June 8, 2016
After entering the park, we hatched our plan of what rides to ride. The first couple of rides were the water rides of course. With a nine year old water rides are a must. The next rid had Glitter Bug waiting because it goes upside down. Hubby, cousin and I got ready to ride. Did I mention I HATE rides?! So here we are sitting waiting for everyone to board. As the ride fills up the bar lowers to keep us from falling out. It is a snug fit. As the ride attendant came by he said I have to lower the bar more. Okay, now it is tight. It clicked and I thought okay let's get this ride over. Then the attendant comes back and says the ride still says it is not locked. Again he pushed down and now the bar is making it hard to breath. At this point I am thinking this ride is about to start. Nope, instead the attendant came back to let me know the bar is not locked in place. I told him to just let me off.
Mortified I am too fat to ride, I climb down to wait with my daughter. I had to do the walk of shame in front of a FULL ride. How did this happen? Don't get me wrong I know weight has been put on but surely not enough to keep me from riding a ride. This felt like the lowest point of my life.
I have spent the last week in a funk about this. Question how I did this. Why I did this. I could blame stress, lifestyle etc, but really I did this. Now it is up to me to make changes to remove this weight. Small steps are happening in our house. More fruits (tomatoes and clementines), fresh veggies and smaller meals. Lots of walking and pick up running again. You can follow my journey on Instagram with the hashtag; #getfitalicia. Also feel free to encourage when you can or want to.
Until we meet again.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Let me first say Thank You for returning after the long break. It was a good break to recharge and renew. We made lots of memories.
The holiday season was the most laid back we have ever had. Truthfully I don't think there were more than 10 pictures taken. For me the best part was living in the moment and not through a lens trying to get the best shot to share.
2015 taught me to slow down, enjoy life, and make time for the small things. We never know how much we have with anyone. That lesson was the hardest my little family had to learn. We had to say goodbye to a wonderful man. I am grateful for every day spent with my father in law and being a part of his family. 2016 tried to take off on us and complicate but deep breaths, slowing down prevailed.
Speaking of this year, I have decided to participate in the one word focus. (Last year was potential.) I kind of bounced the idea of not picking a word and just see what the year brought. However the word "Make" kept popping up. Thoughts like "make more memeories," "make life happen," "make time," "make your dreams happen," "make crafts," "make chances happen." These thoughts would jump out in the quite time like washing dishes, folding clothes and driving to work. This year is going to hold lots of make and truthfuly, I am ready for it all.
What is your word or focus for this year?
Until we next meet,
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Today I am taking on the word "Potential" again. I am the only one with the potential to change myself. I am the only one who can change the way I see myself. It is going to be a long road and I am sure I will fall but I can't fall if I never start.
Until we next meet,
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Monday, June 29, 2015
Then IT happened. I started missing blogging. It is my way to write. My way to improve on my skills. A way for me to get away with crafting. There are so many posts started but never finished. Will they ever? Probably not and who cares? I am back now and can't wait to see the words appear out of nowhere to share our little slice of life with y'all.
If I go m.i.a again, I am on Instagram. Feel free to tell me to get back to blogging. Go check out my feed if you haven't yet. One picture I would like to share from there cause you will meet him soon.