With everything in my life changing, (new baby, looking for a new job, I've been sorting through things. Making our life simpler, healthier, and happier. For right now, my husband isn't working, and my work has been slow.
So we've been ta... Read more
Planning and correcting myself
I had a great day today. Did st, some yoga, and some cardio.
Hubby and I went out for date night. I looked up the calorie count before I ordered it, ate half of it, and figured in desert and Starbucks (after supper) and made sure I had... Read more
My day's excuses and what REALLY happened
Here's the excuses I gave myself today.
I overate lunch, so it doesn't matter if I screw up the rest of the day.
we're gonna be here for a while, so I may as well have some more soda.
We'll be getting some exercise, so I can have the ... Read more
Don't know what to write about
Been a few days since I blogged cause I'm forgetting what to blog about. I've had some ups and downs in the last few days. I'm doing great with the fitness stuff. Calories have been both good and bad, depending on the day, but at least for t... Read more
And a not so great food day
I enjoyed the Memorial day cookout. Too much, food wise. I didn't WANT to make a choice between the chicken sandwich, and the hotdog. I wanted both. So I had both. I Wanted the cookie. And then succomed to the"Well, I already blew it" mind... Read more
Reaction to Trying to be More Confident
First of all - Oh my goodness, I can't believe I had a featured blog! Thank you all! That was just amazing! :)
So I wore the blouse yesterday. I got a compliment from hubby, and when we were eating out with a couple of friends, I went ... Read more
One of the things I'm working on right now is my confidence. Confidence in my body, confidence in my abilities, and confidence in being a mom. I have a hard time being confidence in my own skin. And because of that, I have trouble having con... Read more
Eating at McD's and trying to not overstress.
Ok, I know McDonald's is one of the worst places to try to eat well, but it's one of the cheapest, and with what's going on, hubby and I NEED some out and alone time. So please - before you comment - realize I know McD's is crappy food.
Th... Read more
Simple title for a not so simple day. Hubby came home today around noon, carrying a box. He'd gotten fired. I've spent the rest of the day trying to hold it together for us, job hunting, hand holding, and trying to be brave.
My husband is... Read more
A letter to myself.
I realized after my hard day that I was a lot harder on myself that I would be on any of my friends having the same day. In light of this, I'm going to write myself a letter as tho I were talking to my friends. ... Read more
Annoyed with myself and what to do about it
Well, I goofed. I got up late- baby has my sleep schedule all whacked. As a result, I didn't get up for breakfast as I normally do. (And it's a weekend - my schedule is also goofy on weekends.) Morning meal was 2 glasses of chocolate soy and my ... Read more
Recent Goals and how I'm Doing
Well, I set my goals yesterday. I didn't quite manage it. As a recap, my goals were as follows:
1. I'm going to drink my 8 glasses of water a day.
2. Plan all 3 meals to fit into my calorie range (Dinner especially!)
3. Do my AM yoga f... Read more
I was going through some spark articles today, and came across this one:
It lists a bunch of things to help you figure out if you're treating this journey as a d... Read more
Warning - this is a rant
My dad is driving me crazy. I needed a place to vent about this, and he won't see it here and it's relevent.
So dad was on his way home on the bus today. Chicago busses, in case you're not familiar - have lots of 3 seaters - 3 seats all sm... Read more
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A poem about my eating issues
I'm not sure when I wrote this, but it was at least a couple years ago. I was cleaning out my old computer, and I thought some people might relate and help them feel a lot less alone. So here it is!
Ghost in My Head
There a... Read more