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kinda an off day today... sorry its alot of rambling on lol

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Feeling out of sorts today, got up at 8:45 this morning getting ready for church and got the kiddos ready, was running alittle behind so just had a banana for breakfast. Had to stop at the store to get something to bring to church,, we were celebrating our pastors 50th year. So made it to Church just in time. Enjoyed it then had lunch with everyone and singing afterwards. Had to call it short at 2pm needed to come home and put my baby girl to sleep,,, she's use to being laid down with nothing going on to distract her. So we made it home and we all feel asleep.. now needless to say this is not my normal but since I ate alittle bit a church, I m sure the only thing that was good for me was the wheat roll.. so I had a few bites of a few things and that was all. But I just don't feel right haven't been drinking water all day long and eating like I need to. So now I m playing catch up on my water.. no problem,, but still feeling out of sorts with not having done anything like cleaning or cooking ect today..lol Oh well back to my normal routine tomorrow. I think the other thing that is bothering me is my sinus,, starting up another headache.. and normally I don't take naps but I just couldn't sleep last night and my 3 year old woke up at 4:45 this morning, said she had had a night mare... so it was kinda along night last night.
Also tomorrow is weight in for me finger crossed!

Sorry everyone for the random rambling on lol sometimes you just have to get it out.
So Thanks to all who suffered threw this lol

  
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ROCKINROBIN523 9/12/2011 3:34PM

    Glad I wasn't the only one. I visited my daughter and she wanted Chinese. I only ate 1-2 bites of the things I like, but I felt guilty about it all day and only had a small salad for supper. Yesterday morning, my hubby went and bought himself a certain, famously named, box of donuts (x 2!) that I DEFINATELY can't have. They are still sitting on my counter....he had 6...ugh! I didn't have any, but I wanted to choke him! Oh well, I'm back on track today...you can to!!

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BLACK741 9/11/2011 10:32PM

    Sounds like you had a few things going on today and your body just said slow down. You listened and tomorrow your body will say that's enough, got things to do today. thanks for sharing!

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BBORDEN86 9/11/2011 8:00PM

    Don't sweat it. I don't think you did as bad as you think. I hardly feel like eating when I'm sick. We have good days, and bad days. It all balances out usually! emoticon

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MALIAN1 9/11/2011 7:35PM

    Tomorrow is another day....we all have off days now and again. I hope you can get a decent nights sleep tonight....good luck and hang in there.

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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 9/11/2011 7:28PM

    It doesn't sound like you did so bad though. Sometimes our bodies just need that extra relaxing day to gear us up for another round. I sure hope your sinuses are feeling better soon. My son is having a hard time and this is the first fall that I am not having such a hard time. Isn't funny how your body adjusts to the water though? When we went away for those couple of days, I was only drinking 8-10 glasses a day and since I started I have been doing 18. Every afternoon I could feel the difference in my body. I can't really explain the feeling, but I just felt off! And I got chapped dry lips...in the summer! Good luck at weigh in and have a great night!

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LITTLEKIM4 9/11/2011 7:14PM

    We all have those off days. I'm sure you'll be back to your normal routine tomorrow.

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Putting that energy to good use

Thursday, September 08, 2011

So I am putting all this energy to good use. I just rearranged my living room, dusted and vacuumed the whole house, done the dishes, wiped down cabinets... WooooHooo I feel good. Thought I'd share now I m off back to work lol back to using this new found energy! I M LOVING IT!!!!!!!!!!

  
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CHANGING4ME49 9/9/2011 5:37PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Keep that Energizer bunny going and going and going. emoticon

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BBORDEN86 9/8/2011 3:16PM

    That is GREAT! I'm going home tonight to check some things off my to-do list after dinner unless it has stopped raining, then I'll go for a walk after dinner. I plan on doing my 30 day shred DVD if it's raining though.

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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 9/8/2011 2:37PM

    I love the feeling of accomplishment that goes along with all that energy. This morning I cleanest and prepare homemade sauce and meatballs for my dinner tonight. I left my house to run an errand feeling pretty good about myslef!

You go girl!

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Just Because

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Just Because

So yesterday evening after my hubby got home I mowed the yard just for the exercise!! ( with a push mower lol didn't ride ) Can you believe that lol Both of my kiddos fell asleep, hubby came home and said he was going to mow the yard and I told him naa, I want to mow the yard. And I did all of it, it only took 50 minutes! But I felt good! Then we moved the patio furniture off the deck out to the kids play ground area because were about to re stain & water proof the decks.
I've also been taken the kiddos (one in a stroller and one walking with me) and going for a walk sometimes in the day while hubby's at work and sometimes when he comes home and he joins us.

I have found myself looking for stuff to do for the extra exercise out side of my exercise routine. lol Today I am thinking of rearranging the living room furniture. lol we will see its kinda heavy might need the hubbys help alittle lol

So like I said "just because" the more I do the more I want to do.


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TARAFROMTX1 9/8/2011 11:42AM

    Thank you all very much!! Ya'll are awesome!

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CHANGING4ME49 9/8/2011 11:34AM

    Newfound energy+ creative ideas for exercise = MORE SUCCESS! emoticon emoticon

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DANA564 9/7/2011 5:12PM

    Love your thinking! It's fun to get creative with just moving our bodies....just because we can!

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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 9/7/2011 4:11PM

    That's awesome. I am hoping to blog tonight and it was going to be about this topic. Because I was wondering id others who were on this similar journey were finding themselves doing stuff like that.
.I have found myself doing all these little things because I have a harder time just sitting...good job on the mowing!

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MICHELLESMILES_ 9/7/2011 2:49PM

    Love that you have all this energy! This is great!

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CAROLIAN 9/7/2011 2:48PM

    You re doing great glad you are finding lots of ways to exercise emoticon

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BBORDEN86 9/7/2011 2:23PM

    Woohoo! That's awesome.

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BANDMOM2012 9/7/2011 1:48PM

    That is really cool that you are finding extra ways to stay active. I know that when my kids were younger I found it hard to keep an activity going. Way to go!

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Can anyone tell me why it is...

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

So this morning I read a blog by vintagemiss and well she got me thinking about this, this morning.......



Why is it so many people, want to tell you how to diet, what to eat what not to eat how to exercise..And just about 95% of the time its people who's never had to be on a diet! So how would they know in the first place and with that being said there stories always start off with a friend of mine did this or some one at church loss weight by doing this or ect ect... ITS ALWAYS SOMEONE else loss the weight by doing ( insert weight loss plan here) lol I just hate that you just want to scream at them LEAVE ME ALONE I have done good so far with out you help and I will continue to do so!! Or Thanks but no Thanks got it covered! lol
Oh and why is it that people always assume that your losing weight to catch up on whoring around.. just because yes I understand there maybe be some that end up doing that okay well that's them not everyone who loses weight is doing it for that. Okay so I haven't had this problem, being married no one is assuming that or atleast not that I know of but I have heard people say that about women trying to lose weight. Its just crazy!

Sorry folks its just a few things I've always wondered myself. Anyways off my soap box and on to a Great day!!
SO to all Have a GREAT day!! emoticon

  
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ROCKINROBIN523 9/7/2011 1:26PM

    Someone asked me this morning how I'm loosing weight and I said, I go to the gym 6 days a week and watch what I eat. He said, "Oh, your not taking any shortcuts." What does that mean?? I'm with you, what I'm doing is working for me, leave me alone! :-)

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TARAFROMTX1 9/7/2011 11:33AM

    Thank Michelle you are too sweet!! & you have a Great day too!!!

& Carolyn You go Girl! I know what you mean, I guess they think its like one size fits all kinda of thing... oh this worked for so in so it should for you too. lol And with saying that ONE size NEVER fits all lmbo

LOL Mom2KJNS your right thats what I think too!! You have a terrific day too!

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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 9/7/2011 11:33AM

    Lol I read the same blog this morning and it made me think of the negativity that sometimes comes around with the weight loss journey. I just nod my head and smile and on the inside say yeah if I needednur help I will be sure to ask! Have a terrific day :)

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CAROLYN_ROSE 9/7/2011 11:25AM

    That drives me crazy as well. Finally I started speaking out and telling them thanks but I'm doing pretty well on my own. Or I always say what works for someone, doesn't mean it'll work for me. That tends to shut them up!

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MICHELLESMILES_ 9/7/2011 11:16AM

    You do whats working for you and ignore all those people! You are doing fabulous!
Most who try and suggest ways to lose weight are probably just trying to bring you down for their benefit.

You have a great day Tara!

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20 week challenge weight in! week 3 weight in

Monday, September 05, 2011


GoodMorning my Spark Friends!!

Okay so I weighted in this morning and... I m down another 3 lbs!!!! I am very happy with that! And am ready for Week 4!!! Going to take advantage of this beautiful weather as much as possible and try to get in as many work outs as I can!!


So to all a Great Day, and a Great Week!!! Let's move it move it! lol Best of Luck, & Wishes to everyone this week!!!! emoticon emoticon

  
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CAROLYN_ROSE 9/6/2011 10:15AM

    Congrats!! That's amazing!

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CHANGING4ME49 9/5/2011 11:47PM

    What a great job! 3 lbs is emoticon!!! I am so proud of you. Keep up the great work my friend. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MICHELLESMILES_ 9/5/2011 2:34PM

    Woohoo! AWESOME!

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BBORDEN86 9/5/2011 11:46AM

    emoticon That is GREAT! Keep up it, and we will reach our goals! emoticon emoticon

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TRACYNOTGIVINUP 9/5/2011 11:45AM

    Awesome job on ur weight loss!!! Good for u! I feel the same about getting outdoors as much aspissible. Soon the coldness will be in new England and u never know what to expect so u always need a backup!

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LONGWINDINRD 9/5/2011 11:40AM

  20 weeks? Lofty, I like it! emoticon

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