AMYJEAN911's SparkPeople Blog AMYJEAN911's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Life is good 46 1. So.. I'm at the chiropractor.. and the last couple workouts my left shoulder has been kinda crackly, so I ask the wonder-doc to take a look. He says HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN LIKE THAT??!!! LAY DOWN, I'LL PUT IT BACK IN THE SOCKET!! <BR> 2. Lmao. I had no idea. It's more sore now than it was! <BR> 3. He doesn't expect any long term issues since it really wasn't bothering me. <BR> 4. All I had to do was swap tomorrow's rest day for today, and pay more attention to pain vs. muscle fatigue... Mon, 5 Aug 2013 20:49:07 EST Life is good 45 1. Such a mellow day. <BR> 2. New workout. Got my butt kicked. <BR> 3. Another 2 hour nap. <BR> 4. Sunday tv night. <BR> 5. Tomorrow is Monday! <BR> 6. I think Reyann is taking me to the movies on Wednesday. <BR> 7. Chiropractor tomorrow. <BR> 8. Karla. <BR> 9. I think I got all the powdered color stuff from the run yesterday cleaned up. <BR> 10. Reyann still has green streaks in her hair. LOL! <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> Sun, 4 Aug 2013 22:37:19 EST Life is good 44 1. Actually got up on time and made it to Grand Rapids with time to spare. <BR> 2. The Color Run with my daughter, who is VERY proud of herself.. saying things like.."hey mom.. I did a 5k." "I ran a race today" "I did the Color Run." <BR> 3. Most of the dye came off. Most. <BR> 4. A nice long nap. <BR> 5. Salad bar dinner with Karla. (she also went with us, but camped out in a park by the car for some out-of-town time) <BR> 6. Shakeo no-bakes. <BR> 7. No alarm clock tomorrow. <BR>... Sat, 3 Aug 2013 21:24:16 EST Life is good 43 1. Payday! <BR> 2. Slept til TEN!!!! <BR> 3. Power Kata day. I love that workout. <BR> 4. A nice long chat with my sister tonight. <BR> 5. Color Run tomorrow! <BR> 6. Karla decided she wants to ride with us tomorrow. Its a 2.5 hour drive each way. <BR> 7. Reyann finished her final paper for her college class. <BR> 8. My arms are STILL sore. <BR> 9. Thunder and rain this morning, and then a perfect sunny day all afternoon. <BR> 10. New pillows on my bed! (cross your fingers for no... Fri, 2 Aug 2013 22:59:25 EST Life is good 42 1. They're making a P90x3. I think that might be my 2014 program.. ALLLLLL the p90x's. <BR> 2. Reyann tried HIIT Power with me tonight. And then stopped and told me I was crazy. :) <BR> 3. Work was chill. <BR> 4. Weekend off! <BR> 5. Next stop is to see if I can get into my favorite yoga class in the morning. <BR> 6. I had a flippin AWESOME salad for lunch. And my boss let me walk to the place to get it. <BR> 7. I have a vanilla lavender candle going and its yummish. <BR> 8. ... Thu, 1 Aug 2013 21:43:40 EST Life is good 41 1. Got stung by a bee and survived. Felt like crap all day, but I'll take it. <BR> 2. A two hour nap. <BR> 3. My dad unclogged the bathtub drain and I didn't have to. <BR> 4. Sams club, but not Target. <BR> 5. I have new muscles in my arms. <BR> 6. And I'm SORE. <BR> 7. PBCup Shakeology smoothies. <BR> 8. Its getting ready to thunderstorm. <BR> 9. One more work day and then the weekend off! <BR> 10. There will be NO drama at work tomorrow!! <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 22:16:13 EST Life is good 40 1. I actually forgot that I have tomorrow off. <BR> 2. Clean sheet day! <BR> 3. The rest of the laundry is done too. <BR> 4. Added an awesome upper body Combat workout into the mix today. <BR> 5. Reyann went with me to Fit Club. We did the Rev Abs workout. Hilarious. <BR> 6. This fitbit ROCKS. I need more calories. For sure. <BR> 7. Brock did great at Little Ninjas again today. <BR> 8. Apple Pecan salad from Wendy's. Totally saved dinner. <BR> 9. Sam's club and Target shopping... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:30:24 EST Life is good 39 My list for yesterday... I'll do today's list later tonight. :) <BR> <BR> 1. The boy. theboytheboytheboytheboy. In a day or two I'll want to make him walk the plank.. but not today. :D <BR> 2. Jamie. <BR> 3. A stellar Beachbody meeting. I'm learning. And still loving how this company wants to help people. <BR> 4. They finally let that poor miserable employee go. Poor guy, but totally the best choice for everyone. I'm sad for him, but I'm SO relieved he doesn't have to struggle... Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:21:20 EST Life is good 38 1. Tomorrow is Monday. <BR> 2. Shakeo no-bakes. <BR> 3. My dad made dinner tonight. <BR> 4. Circle push ups. I'm insane. <BR> 5. The new guy did pretty good today, his first day carrying a full workload. <BR> 6. Harry Potter weekends are the best. <BR> 7. Sunday TV night! <BR> 8. I found my collar bones, and my rib cage looks different. <BR> 9. Its that perfect sleeping weather again. <BR> 10. Went to Target today and left with less than $20 in purchases. Unheard of. <BR> <BR> ... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 22:03:39 EST Life is good 37 1. No drama at work today. <BR> 2. Harry Potter weekend. <BR> 3. Eggs for dinner. <BR> 4. My workout extension pack came in the mail today. <BR> 5. Reyann worked out with me. <BR> 6. Got a new core workout DVD. Almost died. Didn't. Success. <BR> 7. Laundry is done. <BR> 8. A nice hot shower after my workout. <BR> 9. Lavender shampoo. <BR> 10. Honeysuckle soap. Seriously, I smell like a wildflower. <BR> 11. Its electric blanket with windows open weather. <BR> 12. My miserable... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 22:15:16 EST Life is good 36 A really long day. I'm drained. I'll make ya a nice list tomorrow. Night. <em>26</em> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:57:51 EST Life is good 35 1. Les Mills Combat. I love those workouts. My upgrade pack to "ultimate warrior" should be here tomorrow! <BR> 2. STELLAR nap. Hours. <BR> 3. My brother rocked Little Ninjas. <BR> 4. He got in the car when it was over and said "That was fun!" YESSSSSS <BR> 5. Quinoa black bean burgers. Delish. <BR> 6. The boy called this morning for a friendly chit chat. Kinda nice. <BR> 7. Harry Potter weekend!! <BR> 8. I will be figuring out my travel plans this weekend to go see my girl Ja... Thu, 25 Jul 2013 22:47:20 EST Life is good 34 1. Short day. <BR> 2. My workout felt easy today. <BR> 3. Tomorrow off! (and a tough workout scheduled) <BR> 4. Signed up to be a Beachbody Coach. I really love this program, and I feel amazing. Seemed like a good way to keep sharing that feeling. <BR> 5. Taking my little brother for his first "little ninjas" beginning tae kwon do class tomorrow. <BR> 6. Absolutely perfect sleeping weather. <BR> 7. Got my info for the Color Run next weekend! Reyann is going too. :) <BR> 8. My co... Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:19:29 EST Life is good 33 1. An awesome weekend off. <BR> 2. Reyann kicked butt at her self defense class tonight. <BR> 3. Slept in today. <BR> 4. Sunday TV night. <BR> 5. I still have 250 calories to go! <BR> 6. It finally cooled off. <BR> 7. Tomorrow is Monday! <BR> 8. My new jean shorts are getting loose. <BR> 9. Killed my workout today. Holy shoulders. <BR> 10. Went to Target today, and found my "too expensive for my budget" facewash on clearance for half off! Bought two!! :) <BR> <BR> <em>26</em>... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:30:43 EST Life is good 32 Sorry I missed yesterday! <BR> <BR> 1. Love my new haircut. <BR> 2. Love Reyann's new 'do as well, but not as much as the sound of her giggling maniacally while EIGHT inches of her hair came off. <BR> 3. Vin/Yin yoga class today. Almost didn't go.. SO glad I did. LOVE. <BR> 4. Made up my Combat workout from yesterday and did today's too. Tired, but so very accomplished. <BR> 5. Went to the beach with my dad tonight. Very nice to just sit and BS where the temperature was tolerable. <... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:58:48 EST Life is good 31 1. I think the boy and I are friends again. Good gravy they're hard to train sometimes. <BR> 2. 95 degrees, on my day off. <BR> 3. I worked out anyway. I don't have A/C. I owned it. <BR> 4. Beach. <BR> 5. Waaayyyyyyy too much margaritaville. <BR> 6. Getting my hair cut tomorrow. <BR> 7. One more day and the whole weekend off. <BR> 8. So far.. the weekend consists of haircuts, yoga, Adopt-a-Road, Psychic Fair, Fit Club, Combat, Self Defense Class, and maybe tubing. And coach cl... Wed, 17 Jul 2013 23:16:24 EST Life is good 30 1. SOOOOOO glad I only worked the half day today. The heat caused a power substation to blow here, causing a small wildfire and massive power outages, including several major intersections and their traffic lights. <BR> 2. I was having a leisurely salad with Karla during #1. <BR> 3. Worked out even though it was rest day. Just kept it low impact. <BR> 4. 95+ degrees makes it EASY to get your water in. <BR> 5. Tomorrow off!!! <BR> 6. Gonna check out the Beachbody Coach program on Mon... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:41:01 EST Life is good 29 1. Monday. <BR> 2. My good boss made it through the day with the bad boss. I was worried it was all about to hit the fan. <BR> 3. My plans with Karla got cancelled, but I'm packing my stuff for the beach tomorrow anyway! <BR> 4. I can do some rocking upper body stuff now. Still modified on 80% of it, but already SO much more than I ever thought I could. Cobra pushups tonight. (on my knees, but DONE.) <BR> 5. Working half a day in the morning to bank some trade time. This will lead ... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:46:47 EST Life is good 28 1. Such a mellow day. <BR> 2. A stellar workout tonight. More circle pushups. Mwahahahha. <BR> 3. My show is almost on! <BR> 4. Plans with Karla on Tuesday. <BR> 5. Reyann has plans ALL day tomorrow, so I have some free time coming! <BR> 6. Signed up for a yoga class on Friday. <BR> 7. Hair cuts on Thursday. Finally. <BR> 8. Its HOT. I love summer. <BR> 9. Three hundred twenty one days until the target move date. If I can work up the nerve. Tell me I can work up the nerve? <BR>... Sun, 14 Jul 2013 21:02:42 EST Life is good 27 1. A very chill day at work. <BR> 2. I'm soooooore. <BR> 3. Batch cooked for the week. <BR> 4. Made a stellar lunch of quinoa, veggies, and chicken for tomorrow. <BR> 5. Almost ready for bed and its not 10pm! <BR> 6. Karla. <BR> 7. An old friend from high school got married today. Yay Holly! <BR> 8. It was a Matchbox 20 kinda day. <BR> 9. I realized today that I really dislike rest days. <BR> 10. I think we're going tubing next weekend! Woot! <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 21:53:37 EST Life is good 26 1. Nobody quit their job today. Sometimes my boss is REALLY BAD. <BR> 2. String cheese. <BR> 3. Rice Chex for dinner. (the alternative was rum.. this is a win.) <BR> 4. Did a double workout to unwind. <BR> 5. Convinced my brother that a clementine was a better snack than a cookie. <BR> 6. My shoulders are a different shape. <BR> 7. I started looking for FB friends out west. And I found one! Good start! <BR> 8. Karla sent me a random message about her day today. Start to finish, i... Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:24:10 EST Life is good 25 1. Short day. <BR> 2. No phone temptations today. <BR> 3. Actually had some freggies. <BR> 4. Made it through a 60 minute Combat video. That included circle pushups. Yeah. Circle pushups. I have to do em on my knees, but those suckers are DONE. <BR> 5. Tomorrow off. <BR> 6. I added that Shakeology supplement to my daily routine, and I really do have less sugar cravings. I was really quite skeptical, but I think it helps. <BR> 7. My weighted gloves rock. And make me feel like a b... Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:14:10 EST Life is good 24 1. Survived this workday. We have a very problematic employee who just returned to work after an extended "leave".. and it was awkward, but not horrific like I figured it would be. <BR> 2. Grocery shopping is finally done. <BR> 3. Ice cream. <BR> 4. My weighted gloves came today. Look out Combat, things are about to get real!! <BR> 5. Summer weather. I love this. <BR> 6. I stocked up on frozen wine goodness. I'm such a cheap date! <BR> 7. Short day tomorrow. <BR> 8. I held off o... Tue, 9 Jul 2013 22:40:36 EST Life is good 23 1. Slept like the dead last night. <BR> 2. Wicked thunderstorms, and much needed rain. <BR> 3. I did an amazing amount of nothing all day. <BR> 4. Made it through all the jump kicks in my workout. <BR> 5. Stalled grocery shopping until tomorrow. Mwahahaha <BR> 6. Gave my phone to my dad so I can't cave and call the boy. I'm lonesome for him today, but I know that's not a good solution. <BR> 7. My sister made it home in one piece. Its a really long drive. <BR> 8. I'm starting to not... Mon, 8 Jul 2013 20:12:44 EST Life is good 22 1. A wonderful week with my sister. <BR> 2. My dad was totally surprised. Mwahahaha <BR> 3. Festivus is over. What a week. <BR> 4. Tomorrow is Monday! <BR> 5. Had an amazing Reiki session today. Amazing. <BR> 6. Combat rocks. <BR> 7. One more day off, and then back to the soap opera. <BR> 8. We cooked extra elk burgers on the grill last night, so all I had to do to make dinner was nuke em. Yessssss <BR> 9. Clean sheet day! <BR> 10. Sunday night is TV night.. in 30 minutes I'll b... Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:30:41 EST Life is good 21 1. A little bit of unexpected downtime tonight. <BR> 2. Another stellar workout in the books. Maybe this video-at-home thing is a good choice. <BR> 3. Got to watch my show. <BR> 4. A short visit with the fave. <BR> 5. Tomorrow is Monday! <BR> 6. Totally coerced a pal of mine to sign up for Warrior Dash. Mwahahaha <BR> 7. I'm guessing its going to be absolutely ideal sleeping weather in less than 5 minutes. lol <BR> 8. There is a decent chance we will be target shooting and getting... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 23:42:06 EST Life is good 20 1. My sister is here! <BR> 2. My dad was totally surprised. Phew! <BR> 3. A cookout on the patio for dinner. <BR> 4. Not a bad first day at the festival. <BR> 5. Took a nice stroll with my Sissy and ALL the dogs tonight after dinner. (SIX dogs...) <BR> 6. Avoided the cupcakes. <BR> 7. We have a very crabby co-worker, and we all agreed to not engage in any negative talk with him. He couldn't figure out why we were all so quiet and smiley today. LOL!! <BR> 8. The salad extravaganza... Sat, 29 Jun 2013 22:39:43 EST Life is good 19 Sorry I'm late. Busy night last night. :) <BR> <BR> 1. T25 Beachbody workout. Whoadang. <BR> 2. Soooo sore. <BR> 3. My sister will be here today! <BR> 4. Its raining. <BR> 5. Busiest week of the year! <BR> 6. Its a rest day, and I'm actually glad. <BR> 7. No trainee today! Unheard of. <BR> 8. No uniforms at work this week. I'm rocking a UA hoodie and yoga pants. lol <BR> 9. We just had a mini dance party to the Cruise song at work. Oh, but we are easily amused! <BR> 10. Ma... Sat, 29 Jun 2013 07:35:57 EST Life is good 18 1. Busy productive day! <BR> 2. SO SORE from the Combat videos. <BR> 3. Super healthy lunch packed for tomorrow. <BR> 4. Going to a free workout session after work tomorrow. Sounds like its going to be brutal. <BR> 5. Two days til my sister gets here! <BR> 6. Perfect weather again today. <BR> 7. I can do inch worms! Standing, bend over, walk hands out to plank, do a push up, back up. I sure don't like them, but I didn't think I had it in me. :) <BR> 8. Our busiest week of the year... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:52:31 EST Life is good 17 1. Short day. <BR> 2. Stellar nap after work. <BR> 3. My workout videos came! Whoadang workout!! <BR> 4. Tomorrow off. <BR> 5. I can't wait to work out again. Its all kicking and punching. I feel like a boxing ninja. <BR> 6. I think I might be able to squeeze in a yoga class tomorrow too. <BR> 7. They approved the schedule I fixed. This is HUGE. <BR> 8. I need some weighted gloves. Mwahahaha. <BR> 9. Reyann is excited to start her new program too. <BR> 10. My coworker brought i... Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:00:50 EST Life is good 16 1. Ohhhhmy I made it through this day. I had an awful attitude today, and it made the day very long. <BR> 2. Tomorrow is a short day. <BR> 3. Salad is made for lunch tomorrow. <BR> 4. I still have at least 300 calories left. <BR> 5. Laundry, a little yoga, some zenification, and then bed. Hopefully I sleep tonight! <BR> 6. My nasty boss tried to be underhanded and it didn't work. <BR> 7. I got all my chores done at work, despite my charming disposition. <BR> 8. Made another batch of... Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:46:30 EST Life is good 15 1. I love Monday. <BR> 2. 85 and sunny. <BR> 3. Walked laps while Reyann was at softball. And remembered sunscreen! <BR> 4. Easy fillings at the dentist. <BR> 5. Back to work tomorrow, but at least its air conditioned. <BR> 6. Another stellar salad for lunch today. <BR> 7. Yogurt and protein powder for breakfast tomorrow! <BR> 8. My good boss is back from vacation. <BR> 9. Game 6!! <BR> 10. It should cool off enough tonight to be perfect sleeping weather. <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:41:44 EST Life is good 14 1. I got to sleep in. <BR> 2. Last nights' overtime was EASY. <BR> 3. Took the dogs to the lake and let them swim. It was SO warm. <BR> 4. I fought through the 90 degree sunshine and went to the gym. <BR> 5. Stellar salad for dinner. <BR> 6. Tomorrow is Monday!!! <BR> 7. My new workout videos are in the mail! <BR> 8. Two weeks until I can afford a new air conditioner. Yesss! <BR> 9. Strawberry Daiquiris. Yummish. And fruity. <BR> 10. Giraffes. Just cause they're awesome. <BR> ... Sun, 23 Jun 2013 22:12:58 EST Life is good 13 1. Got tons of stuff done today. <BR> 2. Currently working overtime. Hopefully its not too busy, but I'm sure it will end up crazy given the "supermoon". <BR> 3. I brought yogurt and protein powder for a snack. I can't wait to be hungry. <BR> 4. Grocery shopping is done, and the fridge is full of freggies. <BR> 5. I'm actually quite sore from yoga. Told ya it was awesome. ;) <BR> 6. Had some quality bike time at the gym. <BR> 7. I get to sleep half the day tomorrow. <BR> 8. Tom... Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:47:35 EST Life is good 12 1. STELLAR yoga class. I can't wait to take that one again. It was called Slow Vin/Yin. It was 75 minutes of torture and heaven, all wrapped up in one drippy hot room. <BR> 2. Slept til 10:30 today, after one false start to take care of the dogs at 6:30. That's sleeping in for them.. I'm usually out the door by 5:45 am. <BR> 3. Absolutely perfect weather today. 84, hazy, strong breeze. Perfect windows down singing really loud driving weather. :) <BR> 4. Naked Mighty Mango juice.... Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:16:48 EST Life is good 11 1. Survived the day. Whoadang. <BR> 2. After horrendous roller coaster emotions day, i feel evened out and ok. <BR> 3. Yoga tomorrow. <BR> 4. Karla and Martha, who both majorly added to my coping skills today. <BR> 5. After half an hour of badgering Reyann, she went to the gym with me and worked it. <BR> 6. A nice dude I know from work got engaged today. <BR> 7. Picked up some overtime this weekend. Chaching! <BR> 8. Fixed the schedule. Its always broken in my line of work. Always... Thu, 20 Jun 2013 23:00:06 EST Life is good 10 1. Ran. And it felt GREAT. <BR> 2. Got my water in. <BR> 3. Read a book in the sunshine. <BR> 4. Remembered to put sunscreen on first. <BR> 5. One more day of work and then 4 off. <BR> 6. Saw the guy (just passed him driving) and didn't call or cry. <BR> 7. Made granola bars. They rock. <BR> 8. I might actually be in bed by 10:30. <BR> 9. Talked to my sister for a few today. <BR> 10. The "Cruise" song... make me wanna roll my windows down... and cruuuuise. <BR> <BR> <em>26</em>... Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:22:37 EST Life is good 9 1. I was amazingly unproductive today. <BR> 2. Not sure if I'm just maxed out or hiding out.. but I slept half the afternoon. <BR> 3. The decal I ordered for my uncle arrived, EXACTLY on time for me to put it in his birthday card and send it away. <BR> 4. Udi's Gluten Free Cheese Pizza. OMG. <BR> 5. Tomorrow off too! <BR> 6. I put coconut oil in my hair to condition in (its been in a bun or braid for about a month because its INTOLERABLE), and it seemed to work pretty well! Now I ju... Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:08:11 EST Life is good 8 1. Survived the long weekend!! Two days off now. <BR> 2. Reyann went to college today. <BR> 3. And then to softball! <BR> 4. I walked laps around the softball fields while Reyann was playing softball, and now my evening check in isn't shameful. ;) <BR> 5. No alarm clock tomorrow. <BR> 6. I might end up at yoga tomorrow. <BR> 7. Snapped marathon on TV. <BR> 8. I was very productive at work today. <BR> 9. My bosses are gone for the week! <BR> 10. I slept almost 7 hours last night. <B... Mon, 17 Jun 2013 22:10:53 EST Life is good 7 1. Still miserably sore. :) <BR> 2. Nice father's day dinner at Olive Garden. My little brother was even good! I went with salad.. a cheese and rice appetizer, and a Coke Zero. I think I did ok.. <BR> 3. Got my dad a new bike seat, and he immediately took off on a bike ride. :) <BR> 4. One more day of work. <BR> 5. There will be significant amounts of yoga in the next week, and much less wine. <BR> 6. Its warm enough to sleep with the patio door open. <BR> 7. I reserved about ... Sun, 16 Jun 2013 21:34:57 EST Life is good 6 1. Sooooo sore from ST yesterday. Like, when I breathe. Bahahaha. <BR> 2. Walked the neighborhood just to have something to report back to my awesome friends. <BR> 3. I'm currently finishing off the wine. <BR> 4. Bought Reyann a softball glove tonight, she starts a skills camp on Monday. <BR> 5. My sister kicked some serious butt at Tough Mudder. <BR> 6. Schoep the wonder dog is 20 years old!!! I have no personal knowledge, but its one of the best facebook pages to follow, ever. <BR>... Sat, 15 Jun 2013 21:52:45 EST Life is good 5 1. Wine. <BR> 2. My arms are still shaking from ST. And I didn't even work my arms. <BR> 3. Kings of Leon and stationary biking go well together. <BR> 4. Reyann has decided to try to play softball. <BR> 5. Olive Garden has gluten free pasta!!! Fathers Day is gonna be A-Ok!! <BR> 6. Jeans weekend. <BR> 7. Gym again tomorrow! Wowza these challenges work. <BR> 8. I got my water in before 10pm. LOL. I might get to sleep through the night!! <BR> 9. I painted my toenails silver. ... Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:34:16 EST Life is good 4 1. I love days off. <BR> 2. Easy trial run on the bus for Reyann this morning. <BR> 3. Green light for up to 5 miles of running per week for the next two weeks, and then a recheck on my foot. <BR> 4. I opted to save my frozen wine goodness for tomorrow. I'm sure it will taste that much better if its waiting for me after work. <BR> 5. Perfect sleeping weather. Cool, with a nice warm electric blanket. <BR> 6. Spent some time outside trying to keep up with my little brother on his bike t... Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:08:53 EST Life is good 3 1. Home made gluten free bread turned into french toast and topped with strawberries and a little bit of pure organic maple syrup. Dinner at my house. Oh.. yes. <BR> <BR> 2. My horrid boss came to work, glared at us all, and went in her office and shut the door. That's almost as good as taking the day off! <BR> <BR> 3. Tomorrow off! I have to get up early to take the bus with Reyann to her college class.. a test run so she can go solo on Monday. <BR> <BR> 4. Break ups make me less ... Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:03:58 EST Life is good 2 1. Survived this day. <BR> 2. I might sleep tonight. <BR> 3. Tomorrow is my short day. <BR> 4. 75 and sunny when I got out today. <BR> 5. A couple dicey calls at work turned out ok. <BR> 6. There's a chance my horrid boss won't be at work tomorrow. <BR> 7. My abs are sore from the gym yesterday. <BR> 8. Reyann picked up an extra shift tonight and I had some alone time. <BR> 9. I'm already planning a nap for tomorrow afternoon. <BR> 10. My foot is only mildly angry today. There's ... Tue, 11 Jun 2013 23:05:11 EST Restart.. Life is Good I can't remember the count.. so lets just start over, mmkay? <BR> <BR> 1. Two decent workouts in since my last whiney blog. <BR> 2. Meals preplanned and packed for work. <BR> 3. I love not having gluten. Who knew? <BR> 4. I didn't have to kill the spider in the bathroom cause it sat still when I told it to. <BR> 5. Its the end of my long weekend. I'm quite relaxed. <BR> 6. Reyann has a friend over. :) <BR> 7. I ran a mile tonight to test my foot (i'm not supposed to until tomorrow,... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:33:40 EST I fell off the wagon, and it left without me. Again. I'm so sick of writing blogs like this. What the heck is wrong with me that I so often get off track? The goals haven't changed, my wishes for health haven't changed... why do I let it slip all the time? <BR> <BR> I know that often I get overwhelmed with what I take on, and then I bail on everything instead of just scaling back.. <BR> I know that I cannot weigh myself regularly without getting discouraged, and the scale is NOT where victory should be found.. <BR> I know that "winging it" ... Tue, 4 Jun 2013 15:25:44 EST And.. back at it again So, just over a month ago I agreed to try "The Zone" diet plan because if its anti-inflammatory benefits, hoping to chill out the ongoing issue with my hands and becoming-ongoing issue with my left foot. This plan calls for a specific ratio of protein/carbs/fat. My sister has been on it for months, as have her Crossfit peeps, and she loves it. I chose to do it because the doc said I might really have some great benefits. <BR> Now, I know that lots of carbs and I are NOT friends, so I was... Fri, 3 May 2013 16:46:33 EST LIG week 9.5 and LGTL #6 1. Overtime instead of a day off. <BR> 2. A lovely lunch with the fave. <BR> 3. Nailed my food again today. <BR> 4. Freshly washed bedding. <BR> 5. Quality time at the gym. <BR> 6. Five more workdays til vacation. <BR> 7. The cardio equipment at the new gym has "courses" so it feels like you're hiking a forest, or biking through France, etc. <BR> 8. It feels like spring. <BR> 9. I got my water in before 10pm. <BR> 10. I work with awesome peeps. <BR> <BR> LGTL #6 <BR> <BR> Do you... Thu, 7 Mar 2013 22:35:14 EST LIG week 9.4 and LGTL #5 Its a little early to make a list.. but I'm going to try to get this done during my downtime at work rather than rush when I'm sleepy tonight. <BR> <BR> 1. No headache today! <BR> 2. The fave will be at work in an hour, which makes every day more fun. <BR> 3. French braids. <BR> 4. Gym tonight! <BR> 5. Its my short day, and my problematic team member took the day off. <BR> 6. I've mentioned the upcoming vacation, right? ELEVEN DAYS!!! <BR> 7. I busted out my Hawaii Coconut lotion, ... Wed, 6 Mar 2013 08:38:07 EST