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So you don't think I've just disappeared

Thursday, July 19, 2012      4 comments

Monday I start my new job. I don't know how much computer time if any I will have for a while since I do most of my sparking at work. So this blog is basically to let you know that I probably won't be on here much at all. I do plan to check i... Read more

Progress YAY!

Friday, July 13, 2012      8 comments

I finally remember to weigh and take my measurements today. I'm down one pound to 159. That's 5 pounds since June 1. Since I haven't been completely on top of my game, I was pretty proud of this measly loss. But the real good news came from ... Read more

Hi ya!

Thursday, July 12, 2012      2 comments

So what's been going on in my world lately, you ask? Grab a chair and let's talk. Wish we could walk and talk but the computer is a bit bulky to carry. emoticonRead more

Handling it

Friday, July 06, 2012      2 comments

I've been super stressed lately as anyone following my blogs could tell. It's affected my mood, my eating habits, my exercise, and my relationships. But then yesterday I heard the song that I put on my blog, and something clicked. I don... Read more

Song that helped me today...

Thursday, July 05, 2012      3 comments

The Middle ~ Jimmy Eat World Hey, don't write yourself off yet It's only in your head you feel left out or looked down on Just try your best, try everything you can And don't you worry what they tell themselves when you're away I... Read more

Job news and confession

Monday, July 02, 2012      4 comments

I accepted a position that will give me a 10% raise in another office. I'm excited but also don't really want to leave my office either. My boss is rallying to see if they can match the pay but it has to get approval from a higher up who is ou... Read more

Happy Hump Day! Good derby news!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      4 comments

REALLY REALLY didn't want to go to practice last night. It wasn't my normal practice day and I've been feeling burnt out a bit. But our practice was cancelled and we were asked to go Tuesday to discuss the bout last Sunday. So I forced myself... Read more

Weekend stuffs and back at it

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      2 comments

Friday afternoon we had mega drama near my home. A good friend of my hubby had a motorcycle accident at the turn in to our road. It was really really bad. His bike caught fire and he was hurt so bad we didn't expect him to make it. Hubby too... Read more

a bit of a rant on a bad day

Friday, June 22, 2012      4 comments

Ever feel like you are making a herculean effort and receiving microscopic results? Like the mountain you're trudging up looks like a speck of sand to everyone around you? But that speck of sand feels like it's going to eat you alive?? <... Read more

Interesting article on fat free dressing and nutrient absorption

Thursday, June 21, 2012      6 comments

I normally don't use fat free dressings. I love original Hidden Valley Ranch so I just use that in the correct portion size on my salad. Or do half salsa half ranch mixed. Or just use salsa on my salad if I don't feel like ranch. I do ... Read more

Tired and sore but happy

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      3 comments

The exhaustion I feared has arrived. I am SO TIRED today. Plus my hips feel all funny. It's not really sore per say. It's more like the ligaments that hold everything in place are wobbly or not as tight or something. It just feels funny whe... Read more

Bonnie D Stroir Night #1

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      2 comments

First night of the Bonnie D Stroir clinic was last night. I think I have a derby crush on this lady! She's (her team) won nationals twice (TWICE) and she was the national top scoring jammer twice (TWICE!). She is more of a superstar to me tha... Read more

Weight, HIIT info?, and craziness for next week

Friday, June 15, 2012      5 comments

The scale was nice to me today. I tell myself that I'm not going get wrapped up in the numbers game but it's so nice to see it reward me now and then! Tuesday I weighed myself and I was 161 (down 3 pounds in a week and a couple days). I decid... Read more

Name approved

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      4 comments

Just a quick note to say my derby name is now official! I am Dixie Dream....hear me ROAR! emoticon Read more

scale & non scale derby style

Tuesday, June 12, 2012      3 comments

Weighed in at 161 this morning. It's not my weigh in day so I'm not tracking it yet. I only jumped on the scale because I felt thin this morning. That's 3 pounds down! I'm trying to not let the numbers get to me but it's nice to see the scal... Read more


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