To my baby,
Sunday, May 19, 2013      10 comments

Well, it's official. We are perfect candidates for IVF, but we will need TESE and ICSI. And the grand total is roughly $17,000. There are options for financing, and getting "two-for-one," but there are also one or two grants out there to h... Read more
Falling into place
Thursday, May 09, 2013      2 comments

I decided to take May off of work and school so that I could really get down to planning my wedding. I wanted to have a venue by the end of this week. And I have one! Wedding and reception venue in one for convenience. They didn't have an o... Read more
Who knows Advocare?
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      2 comments

I'm one of several children, and we were all very close while growing up. As we've become adults, we've separated a little. Yesterday, I heard from my older sister for the first time in about a month. She's lost 15 pounds (Go Sis!), and 24 inche... Read more
Prepping for Vendors
Monday, April 15, 2013      1 comments

I am beginning to look at places to have the wedding. And I realized I know nothing about what to ask. So I went around, looking at "Must Ask" questions. Many of these are good. Some have overlap. But I still ended up with several categories: Ge... Read more
P90X Legs and Back
Thursday, April 04, 2013      0 comments

Balance Lunges 9 left/ 10 right (kept losing balance) Calf Raise Squats 15 no weight Reverse grip chin ups 7 chair Super skaters 25, not deep Wall sits Legs not quite straight Wide front pull ups 5 with chair Step backs 20 each... Read more
Insanity Day 2/P90X Day 2
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      2 comments

After further consideration I've decided to MOSTLY follow the P90X program, but instead of doing P90X cardio, I’m substituting Insanity workouts. I've gone to, the main website for both Insanity and P90X and found that many people ... Read more
P90X Chest and Back with Ab Ripper X
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      1 comments

I’m following the Insanity and P90X workouts in the order they are given, but alternating. Today was P90X Chest and Back with Ab Ripper X. P90X workouts are set up into two parts. You go one round through, and then through it again. The first... Read more
Weights and Measures
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      4 comments

I'm combing two very difficult exercise programs that are designed for fast results. So I weighed myself yesterday. But then I remembered, muscle mass weighs more than fat mass. I might be trimmer, but weigh more. So here are my stats for "Befor... Read more
Insanity Day 1
Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

After deciding that something new needs to be done to get of my 187 plateau. I'm trying a mix of Insanity and P90X. Today I took the Insanity fitness test. All I can say is that it is aptly named. I got a great workout with just the fitness test... Read more
Insanity, weddings, blood type and more
Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

The weekend was fairly uneventful. Standard, staying in and doing homework, while trying to spend time with family we hardly get to see. My weight fluctuates, I know this. But I really hate it when it fluctuates the wrong way, or doesn't m... Read more
Planning in...semi...full swing
Thursday, March 28, 2013      3 comments

Well, I have a date, I have a theme. That's a start. I have a matron of honor and three brides matrons (so everyone I know and love is married already.). We have decided to go with a medieval/renaissance theme for the wedding, which I think h... Read more
I have a date!
Friday, March 22, 2013      5 comments

So we got married after 10 + years together. We ran up to the Justice of the Peace and made it legal. We said that we'd have a ceremony for the family. We went to the JP because I needed to get health insurance. We narrowed it down to August ... Read more
Happy St. Pat's!
Sunday, March 17, 2013      1 comments

Happy St. Pat's! Remember to drink, and eat, responsibly today. Don't forget to exercise. I was feeling really good yesterday, I'm almost completely done with ... Read more
Mid-Week Slump
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      4 comments

I've been off for about half a week. Kinda checking in here, but mostly not doing anything. Between getting really busy, then sick, I haven't felt like I had much time. I'm not deathly ill, just have a stuffy head, a sore throat and slight fever... Read more
Days 4 & 5 of habit building
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      6 comments

4) How are you doing day by day? Most of the days so far, I have done well. Until today. Today I have been ill and nothing has been done. Most days, I've gotten all but maybe one or two items done. I'll be easy on myself today since I've be... Read more

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