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Bus related NSV
Ok, I feel silly writing this, but I fit in the seats! The cta buses have these stupid little bucket seats. For the first time I realized- I fit! My rear is no longer taking up half of the seat next to me! My arms spill past a little, but for t... Read more
Trying to get back on track
Calories under control, I've gotten my strength training done today, and some cardio. I'm doing good today! :) Now I just need to get my sleep working. It's been really hard. with the itty bitty baby. But we'll manage.... Read more
I've been trying to figure out how to get my calories under control. I haven't been able to sleep cause of things at home (Nate is going through a stage where he's back to not sleeping through the night again) I've been eating breakfast at like... Read more
Child's Play, and 20 Pounds
So yesterday I had to lift a 20 lb bag of rice. Doesn't sound like much. Till I had to lift it. Then it dawned on me - I'd lost double that. Wow. Suddenly the 2 years it's taken me to loose that 40 lb no longer seems like I haven't done any... Read more
Potatoes, Training Wheels, and Bikes
I have lost 40 lbs over the last 2 years. I am very proud of this. However, the first 20 of this occurred in the first 2 months. While I realize my initial weight loss isn't going to be at the same rate of subsequent loss, I also realize I ha... Read more
Sad, I could use some support.
I'm feeling sad and a little self conscious. Yesterday my husband suggested I might feel better if I tried... Read more
A draining evening
I went to Walmart today, and I needed some new clothes. Now, I have no idea what size I am. So I grabbed a bunch of dresses, tops, shorts and jeans and headed to the fitting room.
Hubby had to convince me to try some smaller sizes. I was co... Read more
As I am now in Onderland, I am approaching the time where I will so be able to shop in other stores. In specific, I was thinking about Victoria's Secret as I walked past it today.
I have always loved their lingere. Never been able to wear ... Read more
Persistence, and informed decision
Went out for lunch today, and when the waitress asked what we wanted to drink, I asked for lemon, as I already had water in front of me. It was actually hard - I've been allowing myself to have soda way too much lately.
I also had the op... Read more
Day 2 back on track: update!
I did well today! Hubby and I got off the bus over a mile earlier than we needed to, and walked the rest of the way. it was GORGEOUS out! ... Read more
Been missing for a few days
Hello! It's been a while since I blogged. I've been trying to get my food under control. I I have been trying to get up earlier, and thus actually manage to get breakfast in. I've also been trying to nurse my baby, so I've been pretty busy! ... Read more
So I wore a shirt on my anniversary - June 4th. It's now July 13th, and it's TOO BIG! :D Yea! It's HUGE! I love it! I also wear Nathan in a baby sling. The sling was too big today and needed to be adjusted.
I LOVE that things are gett... Read more
I've had a good day so far. I'm back on track with my water , tho I can really tell I'veet it slack - Im living in the bathroom! This is probably a good part of my weight gain - water weight. My body has not been getting enough so it's been stoc... Read more
I haven't blogged in a while. I did my weigh in today, and I've gained instead. :( I looked back over my week and realized I didn't do well this week. I've been short on water, veggies, and my activity minutes. Of course I'd gained. So sta... Read more
Wait..who am I again???
So today was picnic day, of course. Mom served watermelon with dinner. I didn't have room on my plate. I then forget. Mom serves desert- chocolate cake, cool whip, and strawberries and blueberries on the side. I eat half my cake, and realize, I ... Read more