Full vs. Satisfied
Had a lunch date with DH today. We had a bit of a tiff yesterday (in front of the kids
And... Read more
My goal in November was to stay accountable by blogging as often as possible. Well, I just missed half the month. But its not all bad. I knew November was going to be busy but I am, for the most part, keeping things in check.
- My Father-i... Read more
A chart of my weird October
This is from The Hacker's Diet Online
It's interesting to see it from this point of view. The weigh-in at 206 was such a smack in the head to me. But from this point ... Read more
The big red Starbucks cup
Starbucks has their Christmas cups already. I saw someone with their cup and I SOO wanted to go get a Starbucks. I can't believe the red cup made me want to go buy a coffee - LOL! Anyways, I have discoverd Tazo Zen tea. I can get a big Venti... Read more
Looking forward to the future
it feels neat to be looking forward to being a smaller, stronger, more fit version of myself over the next year. Its more than hopeful, its more of a happy determined I AM going to do this this time.
Even more lately, I have looked in t... Read more
Getting through Halloween Weekend - NO Problem!
I had decided that I wasn't going to eat Halloween candy this year. I had fought hard through the whole month of October to lose some of the 10lbs gained during the month of September so I wasn't going to get into Halloween candy, and gain back ... Read more
My favourite Motivational quotes picked up on Sparkpeople this week
There was a popular thread on the board this week about the best advice received. They were all great but some speak to where you are at a particular moment in time, or some of these I hadn't heard before and thought there were worth noting.
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I am happy to be still resolved to make a real change in my eating as a new month starts. It was a weird month as far as weight goes. the month started at 201.5. That was a big YIKES!! I had never been above 200lbs except while pregnant, so it... Read more
What's Her Secret?
I really like reading Oxygen Magazine and one of the reasons is because the models aren't just skinny, they are fit and strong and they are in real workout clothes. I think we have a tendency to look at fitness models like that and just think -... Read more
Planning, Fruit of the Week, Body by Clean Eating
What is my strategy for sticking to Eating Clean this week?
First of all - planning and preparation. I always have good intentions, but if I haven't planned and prepared - thats when I end up going with fast food. So i cooked a couple of ... Read more
What does it really mean to change your lifestyle?
I think I have spent too many months trying to nail down the whole 'its a lifestyle not a diet' thing. I wanted to get healthier, stronger and lose weight, but since it had to be a lifestyle change, not a diet, I was trying to work it from an a... Read more
The Thankful Blog
I know its cliche, I know thanksgiving has already passed, been there done that etc. but I am feeling PMS-related weepy and down, so I am going to write down all the things that I am thankful for:
- a DH who loves me and wants me
- 3 awes... Read more
More than a Muffin-top (long but with pics)
Don't worry, this isn't a self-bashing blog, its a little bit of catch-up because its been awhile (with pics) and then some self-evaluation:
First of all, August was an amazing, no not the right word, awesome, yes, but not exactly - I am ju... Read more
4-day Goals and some new motivation - Disney World!!!
The last time we were in WDW was in 2002. DD had her 4th b-day and DS was 2.5 yrs old and I was 6 months pregnant with little DD. We have always wanted to take little DD back. She recently turned 8 years old.
Occasionally we will ... Read more
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Wedding Dress Shopping - How to Choose?
New motivating factor for sticking to the healthy eating plan is that my sister is getting married on September 5th, 2010. She has asked me to be a bridesmaid. I hadn't really given it too much thought but she flew in from LA this weekend to go... Read more