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Milestones for me... and my daughter

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      2 comments

My daughter went to preschool yesterday. It wasn't as hard for either of us as I thought it would be;she didn't even try to look back, and I wasn't sad, either. Instead, I was proud of her, proud she was such a big girl, hopeful that she'll be a... Read more

The first time I haven't felt bad about these changes

Friday, July 30, 2010      0 comments

This has been so hard for me. I haven't been doing this seriously long, but I've felt so... bad about it. Bad that it's necessary, bad that I haven't gotten a grip on things. But today... today, for the first time, I felt like I was doing... Read more

I've been floating away...

Thursday, July 29, 2010      0 comments

I've been frustrated because I couldn't quite drink my water for the day. I've been absolutely floating,s truggling. Until my husband reminded me that it's supposed to be 8 oz glasses. I've been drinking from 16 ounce glasses. ... Read more

Yesterday was great, today will be good too

Thursday, July 29, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday, I actually stayed within my prescribed calories. On the high end, yes... but that's the first time since I started sparkpeople! Today I'm trying, but I figure I'll probably end up going over. It's my birthday, and my husband i... Read more

And today started out so well...

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

I started out great. Well within limits, a little heavy on lunch, because I indulged in some chicken nuggets, but I stopped without going for seconds, and had carrots. Then we ordered pizza. I KNEW that I should have stopped at the s... Read more

I'm craving water!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      0 comments

I'm sitting here, sipping on my coffee (first cup I've had since i got laid off) and I suddenly started craving some cold water! That is the first I've craved water at all in... longer than I can think. I had two glasses the day before ye... Read more

Small steps... big eating

Monday, July 26, 2010      3 comments

I've never done this calorie-counting thing before. I always scoffed at it as the crutch of the fat. Well, I had to look in the mirror. I'm not exactly the willowy 0%-body-fat person I used to be. I am overweight. I've had to accept ... Read more

Trip to the Aquarium = EXHAUSTED

Tuesday, July 20, 2010      0 comments

Didn't do so well today. While I did go to the aquarium on a church trip with the kids, I sat on my butt all day, and gorged on chips and dip after supper... after overeating and I was still full. I ended up skipping lunch (not on purpose, forgo... Read more

New toys!

Monday, July 19, 2010      0 comments

I added a step counter app to my iPod touch. It's a really comprehensive one. They have a free version, but I upgraded to the $1.99 paid version since it's got a LOT more features. itunes.apple.com/us/app/
free-pedometer/id36230... Read more

Whew! I'm tired!

Sunday, July 18, 2010      3 comments

I went for a walk! It's about a quarter of a mile to the store. Me and my oldest daughter walked down, did a bit of grocery shopping (made sure to take my reusable shopping bags), stopped by CVS on my way back, and now we're both sweaty and tire... Read more

So it begins

Sunday, July 18, 2010      0 comments

Today, I started. Start small, right? I did two things at lunch today. I ordered my usual, a Sal's special at El Sombrero, but instead of downing three tortillas stuffed to the gills and then mopping up every last drop... I ate one tortill... Read more


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