3G1RLS4ME's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=3G1RLS4ME 3G1RLS4ME's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ my 2 yr old is a awsome yet nerverwracking at times wall and everything else climber http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5540119 and I have no idea what would be a great Christmas that would be beneficial to her climbing abilities and safe at the same time <BR> im 5 foot 4 and my 2 yr old already comes up to my waist that's how tall she is at 2. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:11:02 EST On august 23,2014 I'm going to do a 5k in honor of Brian's passing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5494725 That'll give me a yr to let my pulled ligaments in my knee heal and train for the 5k walk/ jog. In honor of my BIL passing away from pancreatic cancer. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:38:20 EST My new brother in law Brian died today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5494374 He died this morning from pancreatic cancer that had possibly spread to the brain, <BR> My sister and her husband got married on August 18 before he had been diagnosed with the pancreatic cancer it was a beautiful wedding, I'm so sorry and sad for my sister being a wife and a widow in such a short time. I know he's in heaven but I know how hard it'll be for my sister. I talked to her a little bit today and I tried to go to the BBQ saying goodbye on Sat and it's not going to happen so the only... Mon, 23 Sep 2013 23:21:11 EST Slowly getting into more juicing but need more recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476023 So far I've made three juices <BR> Lemon carrot juice <BR> Romaine lettuce, apple <BR> Banana, pineapple, romaine lettuce <BR> Need more recipes please, gonna try raw kale in juicing <BR> Help ladies and gents I've been feeling healthier when I juice Wed, 4 Sep 2013 19:03:29 EST I got the fitbit overachiever status for today yippee :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5441650 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2088855042.jpg"> Thu, 1 Aug 2013 22:57:57 EST 3 weeks till I'm the photographer for my sisters wedding http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5433679 So excited 6days with out kids and husband to contend with hahaha lol ;) ill probably miss them the fifth day in but I am def going to be excersizing a lot there the 2 nod night I am going to be sleeping at the in laws house and its a mile from my sisters house so as soon as I wake up that second day gonna do my photography thing on the way to walking back to my sisters house. Hoping I don't get lost and there is cell service for the map program. I'm such a Tekkie haha. <BR> Today my dd and I... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:53:07 EST Dancing and painting today (loving moving my body) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5426644 And desperately wanting kids to go to sleep Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:42:32 EST Going to try to walk a little further despite injury to rib cage http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420585 On July 8 when I was painting a door in my house I had a freak accident the cartilage holding up my right ribcage popped out as I was bending over. I've had to take it easy since then and walking 1/2 mile was strenuous. Hopefully today goes better, doc said it takes 2 weeks to see 50% improvement where I can breathe deeply without pain. So I'm feeling ok this morning so I'm gonna try to walk a bit after church today Sun, 14 Jul 2013 10:14:10 EST Just synced my fitbit one to sparkpeople fitness tracker woohoo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420287 So cool! Thanks Sparkpeople Sat, 13 Jul 2013 23:40:48 EST 14,501 steps 6.9 miles great NSV http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5413741 Ran two miles of it, pushing the kid in the bike stroller one of those miles on the sand, and at 5.3 miles my kid had to go pee the older one and ran all the way up the pier to the bathroom. Hubby followed after but I love the excersizing we are getting in despite having to ice my calf tonight it's a little tight. Sun, 7 Jul 2013 23:19:46 EST Last nights jog on the beach with hubby http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5410428 It was great! Just him and I went to the beach at night for safety purposes the two kids stayed at home with MIL. I guess it was a date night :) <BR> And we got to the top where we park the cars and out of the blue hubby says we are going to jog on the sand. I thought really in 12 years you've never jogged and he's like yeah but I used to. So we start jogging on the wet sand and I was flying past him. I was in the zone but I slowed down a couple of times cause I noticed he was walking fast. I... Thu, 4 Jul 2013 09:29:17 EST Today I am back at 169 lbs so so happy goal #2 met http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5403437 And I lost an inch from my thigh from all the walking :) Thu, 27 Jun 2013 10:54:03 EST Great day for me! Down another lb and set a goal and achieved it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5402695 Doesn't get any better, took hubby's car in for maintenance and I set a goal for myself to walk to Aquatica sd in Chula Vista from Honda service and then of course walking back lol <BR> 2.68 miles to walk to Aquatica sign, took a pic and walked past car center where the car was at and walked to the kohls parking lot 2 lights away and back to pay for and pick up the car. <BR> So round trip 4.92 miles, 10,301 steps in 3 hrs 20 min. First time :) next time I'm gonna try for 3 hr 10 min well see ... Wed, 26 Jun 2013 17:19:36 EST On Friday my daughter has a ceremony at school and is going to get a... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5401243 Certificate of complete ting 1st part of preschool ill be one proud momma on that day it hasn't been easy but hopefully in August will go better this preschool has three levels 2a which she just finished 3a&3b so still quite a while to go but as long as his mom and I talk to her in Spanish over the summer she should be able to get back in the game a little easier and 6 of her friends are going to be in the same class with her. So that'll make things easier too. <BR> It's a small school 3 teac... Tue, 25 Jun 2013 10:56:07 EST Going to my sisters wedding in August and I'm going to be the photographer for the event http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5397930 But I have no! Idea what to get for them as a wedding present. <BR> Cutlery set? <BR> Wedding album to put pics in? <BR> Help guys she gets married mid August in Idaho Sat, 22 Jun 2013 01:20:30 EST Yesterday I jogged 2.6 miles @ my sil birthday party and then walked another mile with hubby hand in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5395142 Found out he had walked 7 miles while he was at work and then by the time we got back to the car we had walked another 2 miles wohoo. He's being such a trooper we are both kind of competitive me a bit more than him and its encouraging me to do better. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:43:19 EST Father's Day 5k walk 2013 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5391398 After lunch we went for a walk and me in a dress and sandals walked 3.62 miles in 1 hr 11 min and did 7,089 steps its nice cause when we are excersizing we push each other in a good way , now we are both tired. But he played with the kids too which was great but man being in a dress and sandals was rough the last 1/3 mile cause I had welts from chafing on inside of my thigh but would totally do it over again. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:12:36 EST Interesting eye doc apt http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5390367 I'm not a candidate for eye surgery since i have progressive degenerative vision problems and I'm not stable ( vision wise) she looked at my eyes with light and told me that I need more in depth glaucoma testing in both eyes my optic nerves are enlarged :( my right eye more than my left so ill need my mil to drive me so my eyes can be dialated wohoo not totally excited about that :/ <BR> Upside I biked 2.46 miles in 40 min with my nephews husband and children and I didn't fall not once :) it... Sat, 15 Jun 2013 22:44:07 EST Yesterday I crossed 10,000 fitness minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5389779 Here on Sparkpeople wow it feels like such an accomplishment and encouragement to keep up the excersize I've been walking around 3 miles a day and possibly biking on the weekends <BR> Today is my eye doc apt so I get new glasses, this week has been a rough adjustment for my husband but he's handling it sort of ok low carb low fat low sugar diet. And he actually confessed that his addiction is to food. Yesterday our shopping cart was full of veggies and watermelon and I am going to keep suppor... Sat, 15 Jun 2013 09:01:12 EST Did my 25 squats today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5379236 And taught my girls how to do them too <BR> Sophie did 10 squats and Grace did 6 but as they grow up I know they'll do more and it'll e a healthy habit and have strong legs Wed, 5 Jun 2013 14:00:27 EST $1.99 sprouts for all this beautiful kale to make into http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5378912 Baked kale chips yummy! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1380902435.jpg"> Wed, 5 Jun 2013 09:47:02 EST so proud of myself today, walked 10.38 miles in a little over 6hrs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5377093 burned 1,202.6 calories and took 16,401 steps <BR> Lets just say the motivation to lose this weight has become more pronounced instead of 30lbs to lose I've got work on 50lbs to lose I weighed myself and I am shamefully 174.6 :( I still have 25 squats to do but I will do that after picking up my daughter. Half the time I was thinking of how could I have let myself gain 20 lbs. <BR> So I walked my daughter to school but since I was there early I walked around the perimeter of the school and b... Mon, 3 Jun 2013 18:27:25 EST ready to lose these last 30 lbs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5373909 started by doing 25 squats today, joined a weight loss challenge group on Facebook today and it's walking most days 30 min and getting in at least 25 squats a day working up to 100 if possible last day of June. <BR> its really upsetting me that I'm getting a belly again so I am going to be proactive about it this time I am so excited I know that I am meant to be thin and I need to be a good influence on my children especially when one of them is struggling with borderline high cholesterol. A... Fri, 31 May 2013 17:58:20 EST Getting excited for waveshape workout on June 1, something to look forward too! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5372704 It's a workout segment of 45 min at a time to get flatter tummy sponsored by calavera swimwear for surfers <BR> Need to get back to working out I just hope my head gets better by then still daily head tenderness worse when I try to jog. Thu, 30 May 2013 15:02:57 EST Bad day yesterday binged way to much and got sick, never again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5371938 Yesterday I had an emotional depression binge eating bag, so ashamed of myself <BR> My aunt was giving me grieve for missing out on a birthday party the day after getting a concussion and taking five naps and she thought I've been avoiding her. My husband blamed me for having the accident that I was supposed to know that pedals could fly off I was tired of being blamed... <BR> So I ate an entire bowl of popcorn, an entire bag of chetto puffs and some ruffles then I took a nap and threw up ne... Wed, 29 May 2013 21:41:32 EST Sitting in ER with head injury :( update from home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5368027 Half of Memorial Day weekend was fine until my 4 yr old took off to find her aunt at the picnic I was on my bike going after her and the left pedal came clean off and my head hit the pavement full force, I def saw little spots first face I see is my Sophia crying asking if I was ok then my husband got the bike off of me and my sil got me a bag of ice then I started having problems focusing my eyes while in Walmart and then in the line two small siezures now here at er 3 more :( <BR> Hope the ... Sat, 25 May 2013 23:50:08 EST Feel bad for my 4 yr old daughter :( how can I help her http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5366870 She got her blood tested the other day her cholesterol level is borderline to reaching high cholesterol i am shocked I know heart disease runs in my family and strokes but my 2 nd baby really how is this even possible she's only four. Maybe if she stops eating carbs that <BR> L help idk I emailed her doc well see what he says. Until then I'm not sure this will leave my mind easily. Fri, 24 May 2013 16:10:24 EST My 15 min of excersize http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5363935 Dancing with my kids :) Tue, 21 May 2013 21:42:57 EST Homemade baked kale chips yummy! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5361318 Beyond easy too! You take two bunches of kale , pulling the pieces off the stalk and breaking them into bite size pieces, preheat oven to 350 or 175 celcius, and on a cookie sheet with parchment paper lay the clean dried kale pieces, and drizzle 1/2-1 tablespoon oil over them and sprinkle on salt bake 10-12 minutes until light brown and crispy <BR> Delicious best served warm Sun, 19 May 2013 17:08:46 EST Mother's Day present from Sophia's teachers free Zumba class http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5356820 My first and loved it, for 45 or 50 minutes blasted over 3,000 steps total steps today <BR> 3,299 steps far exceeded what I thought I could accomplish today! Tue, 14 May 2013 22:29:21 EST Rough night :( fell off bed and landed on my lower back hard http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5356152 Was super light headed and tried to put something on the shelf when i fell off our hip height bed .ouch. gonna use my last lidocaine patch and no carrying kids until its time to be in the car. Not too many steps I think. Well see, Tue, 14 May 2013 10:31:23 EST My kid asked me to go play with her b4 school. Yesterday 756 steps today 1,541! Woohoo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5355070 So I guess I'm gonna be getting in some excersize then I'm gonna walk Sophia to school. <BR> Had a "decaf" coffee after seeing Star Trek into darkness (awesome movie by the way. And it wasn't decaf I had 28 seizures in less than 3 hours, none this morning but don't feel safe to drive for another day. So I'm pretty sure ill pass my 756 steps taken yesterday but I'm not sure by how much. <BR> 1,541 yahoo <em>249</em> Mon, 13 May 2013 11:30:02 EST My baby's on Mother's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5353989 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1510846365.jpg"> Sun, 12 May 2013 11:54:22 EST Happy Mother's Day to all http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5353863 Even to us mommys who have children in heaven, one day well see them again. <BR> Amanda Rose R.I.P you have givin me a virtual hug today from heaven my sweet baby Sun, 12 May 2013 09:40:53 EST Ups and downs too many lately http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5353461 Upside gonna watch Star Trek into darkness by myself for less than $4 in playas Tijuana, <BR> Downside putting flowers on my moms grave (first Mother's Day that a she's been dead hadn't seen her since I was 17 but still, I'm one of her two daughters and only one living near her . Other one lives in Idaho) <BR> Upside going to Shakespeare bar and grill a 2 pm for Mother's Day with mil and her mom. <BR> Upside my 22 month old said please for the first time today <BR> Downside going thru a bunc... Sat, 11 May 2013 21:28:04 EST To top it all off my dd #3 who has the ecoli infection now has a low grade fever http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5351472 So gonna do the cold compress thing and if she still has fever tomorrow will call doc I think it might be the antibacterial meds are finally kicking in and the ecoli is having one last battle . On the up hand I made GF chocolate cupcakes that turned out pretty good :) a few of them are for the teachers for teacher appreciation day next week (surprise) there are only 5 teachers and 1 principal so not too many cupcakes to make but all of the teachers help with my ADHD child so its much apprecia... Thu, 9 May 2013 22:13:57 EST Bought and planted a Thompson green seedless grape on my patio http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5350281 My kids love grapes I like them too, so I bought and planted it while my 4 yr old was at school then when I picked her up and brought her home I had her close her eyes and then she said "a grape tree I love you momma," I told her it was a Mother's Day present to me ;) <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l388038354.jpg"> Wed, 8 May 2013 20:45:38 EST my journey to Quebec Canada 2582.61 miles to go starting today (virtual walk group) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5347770 SO I joined the virtual walk challenge that I found on another persons blog this person is from Quebec Canada so I have a lot of miles to log should be able to log it all under a year (hopefully) <BR> <BR> 5 miles under my belt (thanks Leslie Sansone) 2577.61 left Mon, 6 May 2013 19:19:12 EST Gluten free Mother's Day lemon cheesecake cupcakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5347567 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1385135779.jpg"> taken from lose the wheat lose the weight cookbook <BR> Recipe on my gluten free Sparkpeople group Mon, 6 May 2013 15:14:29 EST Gluten free Mother's Day lemon cheesecake cupcakes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5347564 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1385135779.jpg"> taken from lose the wheat lose the weight cookbook <BR> Recipe on my gluten free Sparkpeople group Mon, 6 May 2013 15:10:36 EST It's been a year since I joined Sparkpeople and what a journey so far http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5337499 I've had some ups and downs this past year, but I've gained a lot of online friendships and tools to help me along the way. I'm not done with this journey by far ,might have like a 3 yr anniversary before I fully get the hang of it. Gods helping too I'm at a women's bible retreat with my sister in law and 2 of her friends and had an enlightening morning. Last night I took my first dip into a hot spring , interesting experiance nice and warm, then I went to the swimming pool and did 8 back to ... Sat, 27 Apr 2013 17:07:20 EST Yesterday doc weigh in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5328590 :( not proud of 170lbs :( <BR> Did a workout today and thinking about taking kids for a walk so disappointed in myself :( <BR> Upside bought and planted strawberries and corn yesterday Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:42:06 EST yesterdays bike ride adventure http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5323205 weather was a balmy 62 degrees yesterday in san diego but we went to belmont park for our bike ride so we loaded everything in the car and we were going to meet up with my sil at the roller coaster, so my husband pulls the kids in the bike stroller behind him and we start going, he has muscle memory and hes crusing along me im like uh hon can you look behind you to make sure im still alive lol. I workout nearly everyday and he doesn't yet it's a breeze for him. For me riding that bike is a wo... Sun, 14 Apr 2013 21:01:42 EST Fat flush water day 2 of 10 already done http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5321019 yesterday it took till 3 to drink those 56oz of water today I was done by 12:15pm <BR> actually have to go buy more water from the water people omg <BR> I really really like it I could totally keep up with it. <BR> another added bonus? not soo hungry :) Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:45:49 EST What a great workout to start the day and a NSV all before 7:15am http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5320633 boxing interval workout with johnathan on youtube posted 1/25/13 <BR> Stats 302calories burned in 30 min and avg pulse 120bpm <BR> today might go swimming and tomorrow is our 2-3mile bike ride with hubs and kids. <BR> NSV's my size large swimsuit fits well :) <BR> and taking sophia to the homeschooling meeting at 9:45am :) <BR> hoping to lose a few more lbs by labor day <BR> because I AM WORTH IT ! and I AM AN ATHLETE in training <BR> Jonathan the trainer today said "IF not now when and if no... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:10:50 EST Fat flush water day 1 of 10 done and love it. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5319985 My husbands cousin found a great recipe online a way to drink more water, usually I hate the taste of water but decided to give it a try <BR> 1/2 peeled and sliced cucumber <BR> 1 slice tangerine or orange <BR> 1 slice grapefruit <BR> 2 or 3 peppermint leaves <BR> Water and ice <BR> Keep in fridge <BR> Drank all 56oz of h20- and an addition 2 8oz water ie 9 cups of h20 to log today :) <BR> Loved the taste of it <BR> 9days left ;) <BR> Bring it on! Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:15:27 EST husband and I are finally going for a bike ride on Saturday at the beach with the kids!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5318990 wohoo something to look forward too <BR> and my husband is going to start biking part of the way to work and rejoin the bike group at his work <BR> he's finally ready to change thank god <BR> really hoping it lasts this time and that he'll take it easy on me :) first couple of times anyways ;) <BR> will update Saturday afternoon how it goes and maybe even some picks Wed, 10 Apr 2013 22:20:55 EST Will I scare people if I do a before and after pic (laura London 12 min abs workout) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5310357 Of my flabby upper body with tummy like many others? Not sure if I'm that brave <BR> Ideas? Wed, 3 Apr 2013 15:45:54 EST I love watching our garden grow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5310156 We are currently growing two types of tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, onion, lettuce, eggplant and basil. And my kids are helping me watermelon too. It gives me a peaceful feeling when I know we are growing our own organic food :) that won't cost an arm and a leg :) and then next year we'll plant other veggies or keep some of the same. Wed, 3 Apr 2013 12:43:46 EST No dairy or junk food till may http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5299575 This is my new goal! I'm trying to confirm a theory of mine. Only exception is 2 vitamin calcium chews per day Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:37:19 EST