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Wow whata night

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Our dinner was so great. It was so great to see Mike. We met about 6:30 and got home at 11:30. All of which was sitting at a small resturant visiting. He said Adam is doing great. We are doing great and gave me guidence on how to tell Josh that Adam is gay. So that was helpful. Mike is such a great guy. We are lucky to have hm in our life. We are going to my in-laws for breakfast. That should be interesting and akward. My grumpy father inlaw is trying to be friendly and its so weird. I don't know which is worse him being grumpy or trying so hard to be nice because my mother inlaw is making him :). The kids don't have school this week and I'm thrilled! I love knowing they are upstairs sleeping in. I love having them around and spending time with them. Some parents hate summer vacation because their kids are underfoot. I count the days. My kids are awesome. :) Plus the lack of homework and scheduling is a nice break for all of us. I went to my Zumba class yesturday and felt great! Have a great Sunday Sparkfriends!

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RUNNER12COM 2/21/2011 6:17PM

    Little steps lead to big changes and growth.

Best to you all!


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NUTRON3 2/20/2011 7:21AM

    Have a great day!

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BILL60 2/20/2011 7:20AM

    I thought that you were going to mention the exercise or nutrition, but you didn't. Are you doing any of it?

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ALIDOSHA 2/20/2011 7:19AM

    You're blessed to love having your kids around and spending time with them. Because the years when you can do this will be gone in a blink and then only remorse will be there for the parents who hadn't made the best of those precious moments.

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NWLIFESRC 2/20/2011 7:17AM

    Hope yor Sunday finds you safe

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Going out with good friend tonight...

Saturday, February 19, 2011

My husband and I are going out with our friend who had that heart to heart with my son when he came out that he is gay. Although I have been texting with him often during this emotional month I haven't seen him since then. I'm looking forward to seeing him and thanking him in person for all he has done for our family. It's been such a rollercoaster ride for me and I honestly don't know what I would have done without his guidence and understanding through all this. Most days now everything is completely normal and then out of no where I'll start crying. I know its going to get emotional again when we tell our younger son and then again when he is ready to tell the family. I'm taking things day by day and it has helped alot. I'm just looking forward seeing our friend and laugh and hang with him again. Thank you Spark friends for being here and your kind words of wisdom. Our son is doing really well and so happy. He is comfortable in his skin and able to focus on school and friends again. He was stressed out and conflicted for longer than I can imagine. It's like he is becoming the person he was always trying to be. Thanks again.


Dr. appt quite an awakening

Friday, February 18, 2011

Well I went for my physical. OMG found out that I have officially gained back all 23 lbs. I worked so hard to lose. The dr. did bloodwork and we will see if there is a cause for this. Whether it's my eating or something else, we have to figure this out. Thanks for the comments. I'm done with the binging and am going to focus on myself again. Everything else will fall into place.

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CHIQUENS 2/18/2011 12:00PM

    That's hard. But you seem to have a good attitude about going back and doing it right. Good Luck!

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JHADZHIA 2/18/2011 11:37AM

    Tracking, tracking and tracking. True accuracy by weighing and measuring and recording every little thing you eat and any fitness that you get is the only true way to see what is really happening. The calorie differential will be plain to see. I lost my weight (78 lbs) and kept it off, all by accurate tracking..
Good luck getting back on track..
The binge stops now!

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Well backsliding

Thursday, February 17, 2011

I can feel it. I'm looking longingly at bagels , I know that look. I stopped at the grocery store with my younger son and neice to pick up some baker ziti. I had to wait and decided to get them a treat while we wait. Usually I'd get a cup of coffee while they had their treat. Instead I got a donut with them and a cup of coffee. I knew what I was doing and I had to do it. I know these signs. Its that slippery slope that I am completely on. I'm not even at the top stepping on. I have my butt right down on it ready to push myself downward. I'm going to the doctors today for a physical. I don't own a scale and this is the only time I see my weight on a scale. I think I'll be crying today. That is ok if it puts me back on track. I'm hear to let it out. To write out loud that this true and I have to look at it and have it out there. Thanks for reading.

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VBPARROTHEAD 2/17/2011 8:58PM

  The problem will be only if you fail to get up after flopping onto this slippery slope! We all trip, stumble, fall, or just flop our bodies down at times, but the success is getting up each time!

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MISSY_MAGOO 2/17/2011 7:52PM

    You know what's happening- now you need to figure out what to do about it. Forgive yourself for the doughnut- I had three of them last weekend- sometimes it happens. What matters is what we're doing MOST. Tell yourself "this stops now" and make your nest meal as healthy as it can be, then the snack after that do the same.. and on and on. A lot of people take things day by day- I take them meal by meal, snack by snack. Everytime you chose something healthy it is an accomplishment! And when you don't, forgive yourself and move on- don't ignore it like it never happened, but try not to dwell on it and beat yourself up- if your anything like me that's when I make the worst choices, when I'm beating myself up. It's so hard to change our lives, but it can be done. Little by little, the longer we do this the easier it is- the further apart the slip-ups are, the more we end up craving healthy things. I found myself craving bamboo the other day! Bamboo! Two years ago I didn't even know people ate bamboo! But yum- it's so good with red curry and chicken :)
I hope all goes well at the doctor today. You are on your way to a healthier, more fit, and stronger you- you can totally do this!!!

p.s. thanks for the friend add- I'm adding you back :)

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KAKIPOPUP 2/17/2011 4:50PM

    One step back, 2 steps forward - you don't have to go all the way down the slippery slope, but if you do, just get back on the path as quickly as you can - you'll be heading for your goals again before you know it! emoticon emoticon

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Successful day

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

I was on track yesturday! Yeah! I went to my Zumba class that I love but have missed for weeks. It was great to see my workout buddies I've haven't seen in a while. They are such positive people and always remind me that I have to take care of myself if I want to tak care of anyone else. My younger son had some girlfriend issues that could have sent me into a raging binge but didn't do it! Yeah again! It all worked itself out, which I know will be happening again during these teenage years. If I had binged and then had seen everything work out I would have probably binged again just out of frustration. So I did great and feel very confident. I'm meeting a friend for lunch and am thrilled to catch up with her. Have a great day Sparkfriends and thanks again!

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EEPOMY4 2/16/2011 9:28AM

    Congratulations for being on track! It is often too easy to get caught up in all the emotions, but it looks like you see the situation and keep things in check.

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