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Battle of the bulge

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Well, I kind of lost track of my health and my weight loss with all of the things going on with our family. I have just decided that I really need to make my health and weight loss a priority again. I have started logging my food and am determined to exercise and keep eating better. I am very tired of this huge bulge around my middle not to mention the other fat hanging around. I had lost part of the baby weight, but I have been gaining it back since Rosalie has mostly stopped nursing. I really do not want to get back into the 180s or higher, so I'm recommitting myself to reach my lowest weight once again of 150. I know I can do it as I did it once before. Maybe I'll make it this time before we get another addition to the family. My biggest downfalls right now are sugar and no exercise. That is going to change NOW.

  
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ROBBGIN 6/21/2012 8:29AM

    You can do it. You did great on our first challenge week so hang in there! Hope the rest of the chllenge goes well for you.

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TMW54812 6/13/2012 2:27PM

    Welcome back! We can do this! emoticon

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KATHY_NATURELVR 6/13/2012 9:00AM

    Best of luck!

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Back to the weight loss track!

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Well, after having my second child, I have just over 30 pounds to lose to reach my original goal of 150. I'd really like to start now so that I don't gain another 20 pounds like I did after my first child. I really want to be able to wear those cute small clothes that I bought after the original weight loss journey. Right now they are in storage just waiting for me to get back down. I only got to enjoy them for a few months before, so I'm looking forward to pulling them back out of storage. Let the new journey begin!

  
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TISH0125 9/23/2011 9:37AM

  oooh what we do to fit in our "cute" clothes. i think every woman would agree ther's no better feeling than being able to fit into our 'havent seen you in awhile' pair of jeans/shorts lol! good luck to u and your goals! emoticon

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KITTYKRS 9/19/2011 9:49PM

  YOU GO, Girl!! What an awesome story! Keep up the good work. Being a Gramma I loved the Babies part!! ;-)

Karen emoticon

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NEENSTER1 9/16/2011 5:24PM

    emoticon... Yes you can!! emoticon

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BAKER1009 9/16/2011 8:49AM

    Well congrats on the birth of your 2nd child. I hope all is going well. I know what you mean about the weight gain after pregnancy! I had lost all of mine, and then 6 months later it started coming back from out of no where! LOL!
You can do this...you've been through it, and I imagine you have all your ducks in a row! Best of luck!

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LISA01605 9/8/2011 9:49AM

    emoticon Glad to have you back n the STOP team!

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RHALES199 9/6/2011 10:42PM

    you go girl, you can do it!!!

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Little Rosalie was born!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

I haven't been on here in quite awhile since I got pregnant. I wanted to come back and tell everyone that Rosalie was born June 29th. She is 3 weeks old now. She is adorable and her 2 year old brother loves her. She has been sleeping better at night, but juggling 2 kids during the day by myself is still a challenge. Hopefully I'll get the hang of it soon.

I have already lost about 25 pounds and am hoping to be back at pre-pregnancy weight soon. I will probably be joining back into the challenges within the next month too to get back to my lowest weight and smallest clothes. I hope some of my friends are still around. See you all soon!

  
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TRACYZABELLE 9/16/2011 9:20PM

    Aww congrats on your sweet baby girl!

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NEENSTER1 9/16/2011 5:25PM

    Beautiful absolutely adorable.... emoticon

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GINA180847 9/16/2011 11:38AM

    She is gorgeous! You will get the hang of it and then the satisfaction of managing is immense. I did it twice (had Diane in '68 and Ron in '70 and then took a 4 yr. break and did it all over again in '74 and '76 with Tim and Sonja) and it was fantastic.

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BAKER1009 9/16/2011 8:50AM

    She is beautiful!!

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JUDYSPOSITIVE 7/29/2011 6:34PM

    Congratulations, she is a beautiful baby, you figure it out handling 2 kids, it just comes naturally.

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HOWIEANN 7/25/2011 1:12AM

    Congratulations! She's so beautiful!

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LISA01605 7/22/2011 11:04PM

    Congrats!! We will have a STOP challenge starting in early September if you are interested.

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ANNERBEES 7/22/2011 10:04AM

    emoticon Hope things are going well for you! You will get the hang of it soon I am sure! Enjoy these precious times with the 2 little ones!

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CMEEHERNANDEZ 7/21/2011 9:16PM

    emoticon She's adorable!

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KATHY_NATURELVR 7/21/2011 5:29PM

    Congratulations! Little girls are so precious!

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RHALES199 7/21/2011 5:23PM

    Congrats!!!!!!

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MIESHKA 7/21/2011 4:48PM

    I had 4 baby boys in six years and believe me getting the hang of it comes so quickly and soon you will have it so down pat that you will never remember what it was like only having one :)
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Baby girl this time??

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Well, I had my ultrasound about a month ago and am just now getting around to updating my sparkpage. The doctor said he is 80% sure it's a girl this time. Unfortunately the baby didn't cooperate very well and the umbilical cord went right between the legs making it almost impossible to tell. This is what happened on my first one with Jacob too. The doctor also told me 80% sure it was a girl on his first ultrasound. We had 2 more chances with Jacob to get it right since the ultrasound machine wasn't working right. However, this was our only shot with this one. So, we have decided to proceed as if it really is a girl this time, but have a boy's name picked out also just in case.

I really will be happy either way, but the problem is that if I get my hopes up that it's a girl and get all excited buying cute little girl clothes, then I'm worried I will be disappointed if I have a boy. I have already started buying a few girl clothes, but I'm trying not to go all out just in case. I also got a bunch of clothes from a cousin who is done having kids. So, I should be all set either way. If I have a boy, I have lots of clothes that should work. I'll just have to be prepared either way.

I'm crossing my fingers for a girl just the same.

  
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3SISTERS 4/27/2011 5:27AM

    So happy for you and looking forward to hearing if the 80% was right but either way can feel your happiness. Also loved your page and pics....really proud of you!

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HOWIEANN 4/12/2011 10:30AM

    Congratulations! Girls are wonderful. :)

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GAMMAH 3/22/2011 10:34PM

    Congratulations!! I have been wondering how you were doing.
God bless!!
Caroline

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GAMMAH 3/22/2011 10:33PM

    Congratulations!! I have been wondering how you were doing.
God bless!!
Caroline

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JANICEMC 3/22/2011 11:05AM

    I hope you do end up getting your girl, but I have two boys and I wouldn't trade them. LOL Still.... a girl would have been fun. I know I would be spending more money on her though. God probably knew that and gave me boys so I could remain more thrifty. :-) Either way, you will be blessed!

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KATHY_NATURELVR 3/22/2011 9:36AM

    Good luck and I hope you have a healthy baby either way!

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ELINTY 3/22/2011 12:25AM

  good luck hope eveything goes well

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JUDITH316 3/22/2011 12:18AM

    Congrats, praying for you, hope your pregnancy is healthy and praying for a safe delivery and healthy baby...God Bless.. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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New addition on the way...

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Well, I was just getting myself motivated to get the rest of the baby weight off when I found out I was pregnant again - 10/21/10. I didn't think it would be possible until I got in a bit better shape and had lost another few pounds, but I guess my body thought otherwise. Anyway, it's good news. We're excited and nervous. I'm wondering how I'll manage to take care of 2 when I can barely handle 1, but I'm sure I'll figure it out as I go.

Thanks for all of the great friends and people who have helped and inspired me to keep going! You can bet I will be back again after this baby comes so that I can once again aim for my goal weight. I still have some cute clothes that are stashed away for when I get back there. I know I can do it...I just have a small detour before I can work on it again. See you all again soon!

  
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MARYJOYCE2 4/4/2011 8:13AM

    I just happened on to your blog of your upcoming pregnancy. What happiness....
My granddaughter adopted a little girl last year on March 27th and then delivered her biological daughter last month (March 22nd) so she will be dealing with 2 little ones, also. ENJOY....

Joyce

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GIVEUP30 1/12/2011 1:22AM

    emoticonthree months down the line I just came across your blog and decided to read it and glad I did I loved because you were happy about the baby and you will be able to do it...Hey where do you live maybe grandma can come walk the older one..I miss my kindergarten children. Even being Pg. you can eat healthy you know... emoticon

I do hope you are coming to Sparks to check in and come across this take a walk post to you emoticon

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PRESHA811 1/11/2011 1:55PM

    Congratulations!

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DITZYCHICK 1/10/2011 4:51PM

    You've been given the ultimate reward of health and family. CONGRATULATIONS to you all!!!

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JBARUWA 1/10/2011 12:02PM

    Congrats on the pregnancy and enjoy it before the baby arrives. Good look to you

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KEN1965 1/10/2011 11:40AM

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KATHY_NATURELVR 1/10/2011 11:20AM

    Congratulations!!

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JAMIEJOYNER 1/10/2011 11:02AM

    Congrats to you!
You can do it.

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PLCARTER718 1/10/2011 9:54AM

    Congratulations! Healthy eating is healthy eating so you may not lose weight now but you can still be healthy for you and your new addition! It will make things easier once the baby does arrive. Best wishes for a healthy, happy pregnancy and a healthy family in 2011!

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MEADSBAY 1/10/2011 8:22AM

    Hey- I know you're busy but you can stay on SP and your healthy path even when you're pregnant! My DIL has 2 under 2 and she's here!
Congrats on being MOD today!
Don't feel like you have to read and reply to everyone individually- just enjoy it!
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AZURELITE 1/10/2011 7:56AM

    Congratulations!

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LUCYCT001 1/10/2011 5:46AM

    COngratulations, what wonderful news!

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SWEETY0603 12/8/2010 1:11PM

    i am sure your first child will become more helpful then a handful when the new brother or sister arrives. Congratulations!!!

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RHALES199 12/7/2010 7:31PM

    Congratualtions!!! Hope everything goes well with the pregnancy!!

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JANICEMC 12/7/2010 5:42PM

    Congratulations Paula! Wow. That's exciting. We will always be here for you when you are ready to get back at it. Enjoy!

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