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Oh, almonds, you beat me.

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      6 comments

Well yesterday's eating didn't turn out as well as I'd hoped. One of the second grade girls delivered her Girl Scout chocolate-covered almonds, and while I was initially really good, only having six almonds, it turned into at least twice that. ... Read more

I wish this rain was snow!

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      2 comments

So for quite a while, over the summer and the fall, I didn't really have any fitness-related events to look forward to. I think this might be part of the reason I gained back some weight. No 5ks to run, no gym challenges to train for... so my ... Read more

Monday Monday

Monday, December 05, 2011      3 comments

Sigh... I think I really need to make a list of non-scale victories. I got on the scale this morning, and it made me a little sad. So here goes: - Even though I put on a few pounds, I am feeling better about myself. I bought some fun ... Read more

It's that time again...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      5 comments

Slowly (VERY SLOWLY) but surely, the scale went down in November. I've been moving at a snail's pace of .2 pounds a week. But I'll take it. Good things in November! - Gym time has been much more consistent. - Nutrition has been spot-o... Read more


Monday, November 28, 2011      6 comments

Well, our trip into the city was kind of a bust. I'm not going to get into it too much, but suffice it to say that we walked SOOOOO much and didn't actually *do* much of anything. Sigh... I am upset with myself that I wasn't more assertive whe... Read more

The world is my oyster

Saturday, November 26, 2011      6 comments

I just love that saying. It has nothing to do with my blog, I just love saying it. Did you ever get that feeling that you just want to spend some time alone? I mean, I love love love my husband and I love spending time with him. I love m... Read more

Thankful for...

Wednesday, November 23, 2011      5 comments

- my health - my health insurance - my job - loving my job - my hubby. My wonderful loving caring amazing hubby. - my family - my friends - my appreciation for good wine - being a decent cook and a pretty darn good baker - my ... Read more

Time flies when you're gaining weight...

Monday, November 21, 2011      6 comments

Time has a funny way of working... the months just fly by when I'm engaging in unhealthy habits, and the days slog by when I'm working on healthy ones! What I mean is that I recently got back into eating healthy, since Brad is not working r... Read more

Quick one at school

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      1 comments

Lots of good stuff! - Eating has been really really good. Fewer carbs, more paying attention to what I'm eating, and I feel much better. - Water drinking has been improving steadily. While I'm still not quite up to my four Siggs a day, ... Read more

It's a great day!

Sunday, November 13, 2011      5 comments

So the bad news is that I really haven't been that active on Spark lately. I miss catching up with everybody and I feel like I'm out of the loop on here! The good news is that my honey is taking care of me - we are eating really well, limi... Read more

Vote or die!

Tuesday, November 08, 2011      5 comments

Do you remember that t-shirt that Puffy wore one year? I am beat! I just got home from Power Yoga. The instructor was not the usual one, so the class was much different this week! There were SO MANY challenging parts to this class. Th... Read more

Fall back!

Monday, November 07, 2011      6 comments

This past weekend I went to a wedding with a friend. We stayed at a hotel (the wedding was about an hour and a half away) - it was like a mini-vacation for us. So anyway, hotel-staying means going out to eat. And so we did. Friday nigh... Read more

Oh what a beautiful morning...

Thursday, November 03, 2011      6 comments

Earlier this morning I wrote a blog about how darn early 5am is! Phew! But I couldn't post it. I'm back from my swim - I did 30 minutes. I had been doing 20 minute swims for a while, but I decided to up the time. Ten minutes more ... Read more

NO-excuses NO-vember

Tuesday, November 01, 2011      10 comments

My biggest excuse (hahah - *biggest*, and I am busting out of my pants) as of late was that Brad was working all the time and it didn't matter if all I ate was Popeye's and Chinese take-out. Well, that excuse doesn't hold water in November. Br... Read more


Monday, October 31, 2011      6 comments

So it's the end of the month. In October I acknowledged that I gained some weight and stopped blaming it on my clothes shrinking. I also got my honey back - he's not working right now, and it's wonderful. He's taking care of me, taking care o... Read more

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