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Did pretty good today!

Wednesday, December 26, 2012      8 comments

I'm a little over my calories today, but I didn't do too bad. I was mostly over on my drinks, not the food! I even got some exercise in, in small increments. I was pretty pleased with myself. I had a good time with my family. I don't hav... Read more

Christmas Eve

Tuesday, December 25, 2012      2 comments

Well, yesterday was a mess. I KNOW I had too much sugar. :( I did do better than in other years still, so that's something. I think I did reasonably on food itself (I didn't track) and I didn't get my water. I got a little bit of yoga in,... Read more

Countdown to Christmas & Yule Celebrations

Sunday, December 23, 2012      4 comments

So my husband and I celebrate both Yule and Christmas. Tonight we're going to ritual to celebrate Yule, and we're going to my in-laws for Christmas eve, and then to my mom's for Christmas day. There will be lots of junk food, and some healthy ... Read more

Back on track and a sugar crash

Friday, December 21, 2012      7 comments

I spent the first part of today feeling like crap and not knowing why. around 4pm it hit me - I've been drinking more water the last 2 days, and controlling the amount of carbs I've been taking in. I've also been eating more food, but lower ca... Read more

Trying to cut the sugar

Thursday, December 20, 2012      6 comments

I've been having issues with carbs since Thanksgiving. I know it's a bit silly to try to do this right before Christmas, but I can do it. I am so sick of overdoing the sugar, but no matter what I've done, I've not been able to break it. So I... Read more

A conversation, and a revalation

Thursday, December 20, 2012      7 comments

Lets see, I spent the night before last at my mom's, visiting a cousin, then we went shopping for some maternity clothes. That was harder than it looked! There are like NO decent maternity places anymore. I ended up at Torrid getting slacks t... Read more

Stressful couple of days

Sunday, December 16, 2012      10 comments

I've not been on spark as much as I'd like lately. First I was sick, then hubby and I were both sick, then the cat and the hubby were sick! Egads! Thankfully, everyone is on the mend. As such, fitness is on the low end, except my lots of wal... Read more

My journey to my inner strength set to music

Friday, December 14, 2012      8 comments

I was just going to do a blog to review my day. Then I started thinking about how far I've come in the last few years, and some of the music that's helped give me strength, or more particularly, find my own strength. This is something th... Read more

Feeling a bit overwhelmed - the blog of randomness!

Thursday, December 13, 2012      11 comments

Right now, everything feels very up in the air. I'm about 22 weeks pregnant, and the reality of things is starting to sink in. in less than 5 months, I'm gonna have a newborn to take care of! Yikes! I've been trying to run my own businesess;... Read more

Staying up late cause I napped too long!

Sunday, December 09, 2012      7 comments

Hi everyone! It's been a fun day, but not very active (that will SO change tomorrow!) Today was my cousins 1-year birthday party. It was alot of fun; but there way WAY too much junk food, and as I broke my own rule about skipping breakfa... Read more

Proud day!

Thursday, December 06, 2012      10 comments

Well, today is Dec. 5th. One of my goals for this month was to be more consistent with my fitness. Today I earned my 250 fitness minute award! :) YEA! emoticon... <a href=Read more

Beginning to recognize myself

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      9 comments

Over the summer, I remember having my husband take a picture of me as I stood against the bow of a boat on the Chicago River. Looking at that picture, I had to do a double-take. I didn't recognize myself. I had lost enough weight (about 20 l... Read more

Ok, I have alot to say today!

Friday, November 30, 2012      9 comments

I MADE my actual month goal of 1,200 minutes!!!!!! WOOOHOO! Major kujos to to my hubby who pushed me to get that last hour in today! :D I've done a lot of walking today. And I mean ALOT! :) But it's all good! I'm so proud of myself! ... Read more

Gaining control of a trouble issue!

Friday, November 30, 2012      10 comments

I'm blogging a second time, cause I made some real progress today on an issue that feels silly, but makes a lot of sense. I've figured out that part of my extra spending and also poor calorie control is that Chris & I eat out a lot. Alot o... Read more

Ok, I suck at daily blogging!

Friday, November 30, 2012      8 comments

It is amazing how hard it is to get back in the habit of daily writing. I used to do this everyday when I was a kid. Then I listened to mom and others who said that journaling everyday was something I should have outgrown by now. While it's n... Read more

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