My husband is home. I haven't been this happy in a while. He's doing great on his new meds, there's some transition trouble since he went from a very rigid, almost prison-like environment back to our happy chaos. He's cooking dinner as we speak.... Read more
He's coming home
I'm pleased to report that my husband will be coming home. Exactly when, I don't know. It could be as early as today. If not then, then Thursday or Friday, most likely.
Either way, I'm thrilled.
In other, unrelated news, I discovered... Read more
So today's the scary day
I'm going to the hospital today to talk about the treatment, and I'm dreading it because I'm going to have to say some things that may cause him to stay longer, and will make him very angry with me. But I would rather him be angry at me than com... Read more
No exercise this weekend
It's going to be nearly impossible for me to get any exercise this weekend. My best chance is coming up, with my oldest child's soccer game, but I'm on my own with the youngest, and she won't let me run around the track without her.
Yester... Read more
Still super stressed.
Got in 2 hours of workout this morning, wiped out and lonely.
Very annoyed, wanting this nightmare to be over.... Read more
Today. Do-over please
So today started out great. I went to the gym, had a GREAT workout. Went to Walmart to get a new armband for my ipod, with the intention of running.
My husband texts me. He's... having a breakdown. Literally.
Fastforward 12 hours lat... Read more
No cardio today
This has been a frustrating week for cardio. I've been trying to get out to run and try out Zombie's run. It just hasn't happened. First, it stormed all day Saturday. Sunday I never got moving.
Today, thanks to my oldest forgetting to giv... Read more
The beauty of bartering
Today I had a great opportunity fall in my lap. I found that the trainer who teachers many of my classes at the gym (whom I absolutely LOVE) has her own side personal training business... and no website.
I asked her if she'd be interested ... Read more
Fuel your body
I've noticed this a LOT in the message boards. Everyone wants to lose weight faster, and they think that by eating less, they can lose weight faster.
Thing is, it doesn't work like that.
Our bodies need fuel. To lose weight, you n... Read more
Adventures in Healthy Eating: Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
So today I tried a new experiment. One of my trainers at the gym posted a fantastic Rachael Ray recipe for Parmesan Crusted Tilapia, and I had to try it, and I even attempted to make the meal healthy enough for my whole family to eat! Not only d... Read more
Depression is a Pain
This seems like a timely post, and I thought I would talk about my previous barrier to health and fitness: depression.
I've never been a depressive sort. I've always been almost disgustingly perky, positive, and pleasant. (Alliteration!) T... Read more
So much better today
I'm feeling so much better today. I ended the day badly yesterday. We ordered pizza from Pizza Hut, deep dish pepperoni, and I just HAD to have three pieces... PLUS a cheese stick!
That's over 1,000 calories in ONE meal, an... Read more
Feel less awesome today
i had a great start today, but ended on a sour note. I just *had* to go back for that third slice of pizza! Feeling a bit bloated, and I have a raging headache.
It's okay, though, I didn't go over my calories by much, and it was very good... Read more
Today I'm feeling great
Today has been a day of accomplishments. While I haven't made it to the gym (yet) I plan to. My husband got up and took my daughter to school, which was kinda nice, since I got to sleep in! I don't mind missing today's class. Tuesday's are my l... Read more
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Just figured out how to enjoy something I love!
My family adores Old El Paso enchiladas. You can get a dinner kit, and they eat the heck out of them. Problem is... they're TERRIBLE. 1 serving is almost 400 calories, and that's without all the extras I like, sour cream, extra cheese, etc.
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