Journaling my journey 210 results

New Equipment Madness

Has anyone ventured into their gym lately and seen this thing? One day I did and was like (^@(*&@^#(@!  So brave me (yeah right) decided to jump on.  Umm, the thing does not appear to be turned on (none of the lights are on).  Oh oh I have ...

HBO Documentary – The Weight Of The Nation

I started watching the first of a 4-part HBO documentary which tackles America's obesity problem head on!  The first 2 parts aired May 14 and the last 2 air tonight.  If you watch, share your thoughts on it.

What I’m Listening To

When I workout I need some heart-pounding, body-rocking, bass-thumping music in my ears.  My propensity for the BASS comes from my years spent at one of the best universities in the country, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University! Go ...

There May Be Something To This

A few weeks ago I completed my annual physical exam and the vital counts were very impressive.  My blood pressure was 100/62 and my HDL was 146 with my LDL at a low 45 or so.  I'm in my early 40's and do workout so the numbers were not THAT ...

Wild Card Wednesday 3/28

This was too hilarious! And...so very true!

Oh Where Oh Where Has My Sports Watch Gone?

I woke up 5:00 am today bright-eyed and bushy-tailed ready to start a challenging run on my treadmill. I reached into my gym bag - picked up and put on the monitor belt. Reached back into the bag for the actual HRM watch....and nothing. With a ...

Annual wellness exam

Being healthy is more than just going to the gym or running around outside.  For all women, not just those of us who are a little more *ahem* mature for our age, we should make it a priority to get annual wellness exams to make sure we are ...

Hello world!

Hello everyone.  My name is Diatta and I am a normal woman who wants to live an enjoyable life.  I am a wife, mother of 2 with a demanding yet rewarding career.  Ever since I can remember I have been inspired by athletes and those who maintain ...