I'm Still Here - And Evolving
Crazy busy but in so many positive ways.
So what have I been doing?
My priority has been getting to the gym. I have taken an inventory of my attempts over the years and came to the conclusion that I haven't really applied myself to exe... Read more
Blogging is So Not In My Sphere Right Now
I miss blogging here but honestly, while we are working on Peter Pan, I am wiped out when I get home. I am fitting in my full time job, driving with my youngest to get in those annoying 40 hours of driving time, going to the gym, and working on ... Read more
1/28/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (Getting Back On Track)
Wow, I slipped up and didn't post here for a couple of days. I also didn't go to the gym for a couple of days and I wasn't completely on tracking my food.
I have been EXTREMELY busy the last few days. I know it isn't an excuse, but it is th... Read more
1/23/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (New Measurements)
I just realized that I had the wrong date on yesterday's gratitude entry, we'll blame the headache. I feel like myself today, but what a busy day! I was still catching up on grading from being sick, but I got my grades in for the term with hours... Read more
1/21/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (Zomig)
I am grateful for the invention of Zomig. I have been battling this migraine since 4 AM. I worked both jobs today, came home and finished a project for Friday's show.
Now I'm in bed waiting for Zomig to kick in. How did people get rid of th... Read more
It's What's Missing That Might Pack On The Pounds
I keep asking myself if I'm tracking and exercising, why am I gaining?
I looked over my tracking history and noticed that I m way below my suggested fat intake. I know that seems counter intuitive, but it might be the problem.
I turned... Read more
1/21/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (Walking Uphill)
Over a year ago I stopped going on walks with my husband and dogs because we live on top of a hill and going up that hill would give me terrible chest pain and I would usually end up throwing up at the end of the walk.
I still have this upp... Read more
1/20/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (A Day With My Daughter)
Yesterday when I woke up, I felt great. I dressed for the gym and decided to wash the bedding I had lived in for the previous two days. I went down the stairs with a bundle of bedding and up the stairs huffing and puffing, dizzy, ready to sleep.... Read more
1/19/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (No More Fever)
I have been battling fevers for the last 24 hours. It has kept me in bed, out of the gym, off of SparkPeople, etc. I didn't do any blood sugar readings yesterday, or log my food. They had me on vicadin for the back pain and as a cough suppressan... Read more
1/16/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (Emergency Room Doctors)
Yeah, another gratitude entry that is a day late, but for good reason. I was in the ER last night.
Yesterday I woke up with a headache, and a little cough. No biggie, went to work. As the day went on, the headache got bigger, and the cough ... Read more
1/15/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (Insightful Coworker)
I gained 7.6 pounds this month. My A1C did drop from 10.6 to 9.8, which is still too high.
Just what I feared .... I was so good but I feel like I've been slapped in the face.
I was sharing this fear with a coworker before I left for t... Read more
What If You Are Good And Gain Weight?
I'm getting nervous because I'm leaving soon to go to the doctor. I use the doctor's scale for my official weigh-ins.
At the last visit I was at my lowest weight in 10 years. Which is what got be back to SparkPeople because I wanted to get ... Read more
The Space One Day's Worth Of Food Takes Up
I just grabbed a snack out of my lunch bag and realized that I have fit all my food for a single day in this one lunch bag.
Here is a picture of my bag. FYI, I don't go through the two liters of Diet Coke a day, I just put it next to the ba... Read more
1/14/13 What I Choose To Celebrate Today (AB CRUNCHER)
I'm not directing this competition next year. These kids don't show up, when they do, they complain about everything. I'm talking to the department director and telling her to replace me after this year. I'd rather put my energy into Spring musi... Read more
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A POTB For Me - Avoiding Ice Cream
The last 24 hours have been so difficult that I could feel the emotional cravings (on top of physical hunger) taking over. I wanted ice cream soooooooooo bad. I even thought about going to Cumby's to get a pint of my turtle coffee caramel ice cr... Read more