DIXIED88's Blogs

Interview update (not weight related)
Thursday, August 19, 2010      3 comments

Remember that interview I was stressing over? Well, I realized I never gave an update. It was an okay interview but one that left me wondering if I really wanted that position. I really don't know where I stand anyway. Let me put a little ba... Read more
Standing on my string again/who I am
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

I wrote a blog a while ago about my son telling a balloon to float away but he was standing on the string. It still resonates with me regarding weight loss and getting healthier. I want to be healthier, stronger, and more active, but my lazine... Read more
Day 3-HELP with interview dress (with pics)!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      13 comments

Did some Taebo and walked the dog this morning. emoticon Just got back from a work break walk too. Ate way too m... Read more
Day 2-Netflix Wii streaming is a fitness friend
Monday, August 09, 2010      3 comments

Got up at 5 am this morning! Yep, on a Monday no less! LOL, now that's dedication!! emoticon I mentioned in ... Read more
Do late morning sprints count?
Friday, August 06, 2010      2 comments

This morning Hubby asked me if I was going to work at 6:30 am. I'm supposed to be out the door at 6:45-7:00 am to be at work on time. So jump and run was the way of the morning. I still made it to work almost on time and got LO to school so I... Read more
I do'ed it! Day 1-back to exercise
Thursday, August 05, 2010      9 comments

WOOHOO! I did it, ya'll! Alarm went off at 5 am and I'll admit my mind was like Mr. Bill "Oh, NOOOO!". But my inner warrior said "JUST DO IT!". And honestly o... Read more
Error! Reboot needed!
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      5 comments

I don't know what's wrong with me lately. I make little goals, stick with it for a couple days, then stop drinking my water or eat a second plate at dinner or decide it's too hot to exercise or or or.... To be completely honest, I couldn't tel... Read more
Protein bar survey results
Thursday, July 29, 2010      9 comments

I finished my taste test on the 4 protein bars I picked up last weekend. Here it is from worst to best. Best always comes last! ... Read more
Hip hip hooray!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      3 comments

I was good yesterday! Yay! emoticon I took a work break for a mile walk around the capitol, drank my 3 bottl... Read more
You are alright.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      2 comments

My quote from the Universe (email thing) was just perfect for today. "It is OK. You are alright. You needn't second guess anymore, Crystal. Everyone is safe. Nothing "bad" is going to happen. All of the promises have been kept. ... Read more
Sometimes I'm not the most important....
Monday, July 26, 2010      3 comments

This healthy lifestyle is a little self centered. I get very wrapped up in calories in vs. calories out, finding time to workout, and trying to find the healthiest foods possible. When life starts throwing speed bumps on my route, it's gets cr... Read more
A year...
Thursday, July 15, 2010      5 comments

July 13, 2009. The day I found spark and started pulling my life together. I created goals and attacked the obstacles in my path. That was a good day! In a year, I've lost 25 pounds and maintained a plateau recently. I feel stronger tha... Read more
Kids' in hot cars--Good tips for all caregivers
Thursday, July 08, 2010      4 comments

I read this article on cnn.com today: www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/
dex.html?hpt=Sbin To quickly summarize, it talks about a lady who had two little boys she was used to taking to daycare. One w... Read more
June's gone....Where did it go??
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      3 comments

Yes, I had that very feeling when I looked at the calendar at work this morning. How did that happen?? I guess with LO being sick, going to GA to visit family, a family dinner on Father's day, being sick myself, and add that my wallet got stol... Read more
Bloom....Just Bloom
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      7 comments

Flowers just bloom. They don’t compare themselves to other blossoms. They don’t want for ... Read more

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