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A little of this and that

Wednesday, March 26, 2014      2 comments

Dinner was nice...salad with a chicken, black beans, corn, and salsa topping. Swim practice was not as stressful as usual. It is our school districts spring break so the club swim team that I assistant coach for decided to take a small spr... Read more

Eye update

Saturday, March 22, 2014      5 comments

Well the eye spot is just that his retina doesn't look text book perfect. An anomaly without any ramifications. He did a very thorough exam and he showed me tons of markers he looks for in the retina picture and my son's eye didn't have any o... Read more

Handling mom concern about child's health

Monday, March 17, 2014      5 comments

My son is 9 years old. He broke his glasses and was due for an eye exam so we had one over the weekend. The optometrist found a problem on his retina that wasn't there last year. Luckily, I called this morning and made an appointment at t... Read more

frying pan leftover soup

Sunday, March 16, 2014      1 comments

I am a very lazy cook. I like easy. Leftovers....cooked rice for last night, leftover chicken from a whole roasted chicken In the refrigerator on hand ...homemade chicken broth, bag of fresh baby spinach Garlic powder and Italian... Read more


Friday, March 07, 2014      3 comments

Have I mentioned that watching Chopped on Food network has changed the way I cook? For example this morning I was trying to figure out what to eat for breakfast. I saw a half an uncooked sweet potato, an onion, and some eggs and said what ... Read more

Results of first week

Thursday, March 06, 2014      6 comments

I did lose 3 pounds my first week. All it took was tracking every bite and stopping. I still ate some treat like foods but just stayed within my limits. Looking at week two for cotinued progress towards goal.... Read more

Goodness it looks like I am always starting over

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      2 comments

Dh and I are both trying once again to lose weight. He actually bought a new scale for us. My first week of my latest new start ends today and I weigh in tomorrow morning. Looking back on week one it went by so fast. I focused on the... Read more

Here we go again

Thursday, May 30, 2013      0 comments

Week one: Stay within total calories, drink water only (no tea or diet soda), first week of coaching. Week two: Stay within total calories and carb, protein and fat, continue on with water, 10 minutes of walking in the morning after droppi... Read more

Take a deep breath and Make a fresh start.

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      1 comments

I am committing to making a new year plan and taking baby steps to get back to where I was in September. I started SparkPeople in May and from May to September I lost 26 pounds. Then I got a job. I have been a stay at home mom for 12 year... Read more

Day 2 of 30 day blogging challenge

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      4 comments

2. How did you pick your goal weight? Did you pick an ultimate goal weight at the beginning of your weight loss? Did it change? Did you set smaller goals along the way? I keep changing my goal weight. I am 5'3" so I know that 191 was way ... Read more

30 day blogging challenge

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      1 comments

Day1: Your stats. Starting stats, current stats, goal stats. Are you currently trying to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight or something else? Do you have a goal for the month of September? Starting stats: I started May 3 2011 a... Read more

My newest favorite lunch

Monday, September 10, 2012      2 comments

Leftover chicken, cashews, and vegetable stir fry over leftover brown rice (only other ingredient is coconut oil) Take as much leftover chicken as you want (I do two oz) One oz of cashews broccoli slaw (as much as you want, maybe a half... Read more

I am employed

Saturday, September 08, 2012      3 comments

I signed paperwork Friday and will have an orientation and drug test next week and probably start the following week. I am working at my son's school as the volunteer coordinator, business partner coordinator and 5 star award Read more

And tested yet again

Monday, September 03, 2012      1 comments

And I passed. Burst water pipe at 12:30 am (at the road) and $250.00 Roter Router bill. And I managed my stress without turning to chocolate. In fact, I managed the stress much easier than the purple crayon in the wash episode. Probably ... Read more

Massive Milestone

Thursday, August 30, 2012      3 comments

I used to be a huge chocoholic. Any bit of stress and I would reach in the freezer for my stash. My stash consisted of the huge bags of dark chocolate m&ms or a huge bag of dove dark chocolate promises. I would eat them without any care of se... Read more

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