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A Year of Maintenance
Well, I have been at about the same weight, give or take about 4 pounds, for a year now. It has been a really hard year, emotional and all. I have managed to continue to exercise through it, and that is what has allowed me to stay at the same we... Read more
Well we have been in our new house for about 6 weeks, but it is still a jumble. We were not able to move in until after my husband's new teaching job started because the closing date kept getting pushed back. We had to live in a hotel room for ... Read more
Well, we are moving in three days. Saturday is the truck loading, but our house isn't supposed to close for about two weeks so we are travelling around to visit family on the west coast until then! My family is close to where we are now so I wi... Read more
Well, my husband got a job in Montana after all! He will be teaching math at a high school. We are very excited and we have been trying to do this since last year! We went on a trip up to the new town, which is very small. We were planning on re... Read more
Surprise: New size!
I went shopping and found a really cute skirt. They didn't have my size, or so I thought (Out of size16). I decided to try a 14 anyway, even though the skirt is straight (not my typical style due to hips from 4 babies). Well it fit and I was so ... Read more
Can't wait to be overweight!?
Well I finally broke 180!! I have been stuck for a while, but finally made it! So of course my next goal is to get to 174, which will put me in the overweight range instead of obese! I never thought I would be happy to be overweight, but I can't... Read more
5K my way
Well, I joined the 5k your way running group and started out strong. Then I was waylaid by something like shin splints (I actually think it was sore muscles and not a true injury, but I wasn't taking any chances). Not too bad, but I didn't think... Read more
Taking Back the Power
Well I have been struggling lately with eating and exercise habits. As some of you may know we have just ended a month long moving foray where we moved out of our old house, in with my parents and then out again into a new smaller condo. All thi... Read more
Moving: Phase three
Well here we are back in Fairfield. We got a cute little condo that will serve its purpose quite nicely this year. So far we have moved about half of our stuff into the place, but the rest is still in the garage (at least we have one, so we don'... Read more
Moving: Phase 2
Well, my husband was offered a job by his old school district, so we will be staying in CA for another year. We are planning on leaving next summer, but more on our own terms than how this year went. We are looking forward to a busy, simplified ... Read more
Moving: Phase 1
Well some of you know that we are moving since my husband was laid off. We finished moving out of our rental house this last weekend, and did all of the cleaning ourselves on Sunday and Monday. I didn't get any other exercise, but I figure some... Read more
My favorite thing so far!
Well it took about 5 months to lose 10 pounds, but i did it! However, my favorite part so far is that I still eat pizza on family movie night, and I have cookies with my kids. I started exercising in January, and only made very small and reasona... Read more
I have seen a few blog entries talking about calorie ranges, etc. I know that I have a very difficult time staying in my calorie range, I have tried to align it with the amout of exercise that I do so it is not too low, but... I still feel hungr... Read more
Lazy or hormonal?!?! (girl talk)
Wow yesterday was such a lazy day for me. I just felt tired and unmotivated all day long. However, when the evening came I was in a bad mood because I hadn't done anything all day. I guess I needed to rest, but I actually slept worse last night.... Read more
Well this isn't about exercise but hey not everything is right?!
Today we were supposed to have dinner guests, we had planned a BBQ. Well, it started raining and thunderstorming at about lunch time, so we went to plan B, meatloaf (what else... Read more