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Excited for the summer to come
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      5 comments

Yes I know we just entered spring but I passed an idea by my oldest daughter (she'll be 15 in a few months) about staying in shape together over the summer. I asked if she'd help me out by being my "running buddy" and show me the "stop sign" ru... Read more
On a new path of my journey
Saturday, March 20, 2010      4 comments

I have now made it to the maintain it phase of my journey and I am finding it quite a struggle to keep my weight constant. I know it's only been a couple of weeks but I really thought it would be easier than it is turning out to be. I re... Read more
I really don't like Daylight Savings Time
Monday, March 15, 2010      5 comments

I really don't understand how DST makes things better. I don't find the amount of "extra" daylight to be all that helpful. It is usually still gloomy/dark when I wake up (at 5AM even in the summer it is not fully light out where I live) and by... Read more
Feeling the love
Saturday, March 06, 2010      3 comments

In the past few days so many people I have regular contact with have commented on how good I am looking. One lady who works next door to me told me that she always thought I looked good but now I look down right tiny and I nearly fell over. I... Read more
One more piece has fallen into place
Thursday, March 04, 2010      6 comments

As many of you know I am in the process of searching out a new job and I had mentioned applying online for a position with the government in their clerical department. I got an email inviting me for further testing today and I PASSED!!! I am s... Read more
Feeling a little down on myself...
Saturday, February 20, 2010      8 comments

I know it's only one day but today just seemed to be one of those make one bad choice make ten type of days. I ate a decent breakfast of 2 fried eggs and 2 slices of homemade whole wheat toast and had a bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup ... Read more
How great does Stength Training feel?
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      6 comments

For me it feels FANTASTIC! Who knew that doing things like this emoticon and this ... Read more
Protien frustrations
Saturday, February 13, 2010      7 comments

Ugh! I hate this, I keep trying to stay in my ranges and it seems to never fail in the past month I am lucky if my protien is at the bottom of the range let alone solidly in range. I am thinking this may be a part of why my weight loss has slo... Read more
Thought this was sweet
Friday, February 12, 2010      4 comments

The hubster got a call from Safeway's flower department to confirm that someone would be home to receive a delivery today. So he shot me a text asking who shops there, thinking that it was from my mom or maybe my sister. Then he thought maybe ... Read more
Feeling GREAT and looking forward
Thursday, February 11, 2010      3 comments

I am starting to think I have done a great thing for myself and I am hoping that I am teaching my girls how to appreciate their own bodies and personalities. I am a dork and I embrace that, who else can wear jeans with old school Converse hi-to... Read more
Let's see if this helps...
Sunday, February 07, 2010      2 comments

I've been frustrated with my weight loss slowing to a crawl (worse yet it was climbing back up YIKES!) and I am so close to my goal now that I just want it to be DONE. So I have added Strength Training back into the regime (actual ST not just w... Read more
UGH Bad habits creeping back in
Monday, February 01, 2010      6 comments

I have been back to work for 1 week and already I'm back to some of the nasty habits that caused me to GAIN all the weight in the first place. Today I missed lunch because I volunteered to drive a vehicle to the city (2 hours one way). I took ... Read more
Into everyone's life a little rain must fall
Friday, January 29, 2010      7 comments

Ok so now that my hubster is officially employed again (although not starting his job for another 2 weeks), I am now finding myself in the unsavoury position of not getting enough hours and it's only been a week. For the month of February I... Read more
The light at the end of the tunnel!
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

Those that have followed my saga here on SP know that my hubster has been unemployed for the past 13 months. He had an interview last week for a new dealership that is opening in March. He had his second interview today and while he was coolin... Read more
Back to the grindstone
Monday, January 25, 2010      3 comments

So today was my first day back at work after a 2 month absence due to a case of laryngytis from hell. It went better than I expected but the general feel in the office is one of apprehention, like everyone was walking on egg shells. The part t... Read more

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