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Breakfast is my bane

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      7 comments

I'm discovering that breakfast is the meal that makes or breaks me. A bad start at breakfast sets the tone for the whole day, and I struggle to meet my caloric goals for the day. Today I treated myself to a sausage biscuit from McDonald's... Read more

Spring break won't beat me!

Monday, March 26, 2012      5 comments

So one of my biggest fears in the next year is summer vacation. Here's my current fitness routine: I wake up at 7:30, grab a protein shake, get my oldest child ready for school, head out between 8 and 8:30 (depending on whether my kid eats... Read more

Yoga: Then a fantastic day with the family!

Saturday, March 24, 2012      6 comments

So today was pretty much family day. I started out the day with taking my oldest child to her soccer game. She got her picture made, and then my husband very kindly offered to stay there with her so I could go to yoga! This thrilled me bey... Read more

I'm not weak... and neither are you!

Friday, March 23, 2012      4 comments

A lot of times we berate ourselves for not being strong enough to do certain things. Women are the worst, too; we can't do many "boy" pushups, or a pullup... we call oursel... Read more

Body Fat Percentage? I'd rather run from Zombies.

Thursday, March 22, 2012      4 comments

One of the trainers today offered a body fat percentage check while I was at the gym today. I accepted. 34.1% I'm still in the obese range (and stubbornly hovering at .1% to overweight instead of obese n my BMI to boot) but I'm willi... Read more

Cherry Blossom Time! Sweaty bands and overdoing it.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012      7 comments

So I just got my Sweaty Band in the mail. I found out about these things through a Sparkpeople promotion, and while I didn't win a free one, I liked the idea, so I decided to se... Read more

Nothing like a hard workout to start the day RIGHT!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      2 comments

This morning I actually made it to boot camp; I tend to not go on Tuesdays, because the first part of my week is usually crazy busy. I needed it this time, so I made the effort, and man, am I glad I did. First was boot camp... it was TOUG... Read more

Going to bed early tonight

Monday, March 19, 2012      2 comments

Both for my husband's sanity (literally) and my own need for rest, we're going to bed at 11 tonight. We've both gotten in the terrible habit of staying up late, and it's bad for his brain, and my energy levels. So we're going to try and do... Read more

An unbelievable day

Sunday, March 18, 2012      1 comments

Today has just been awesome from start to finish. My husband got up with the girls and let me sleep in a little bit. When I got up, we all got dressed, and went to church for the first time in months. He actually paid attention and partic... Read more

A day of not computing

Saturday, March 17, 2012      2 comments

Short entry today; it was my youngest child's 4th birthday, so we spent most of the day with her. I skipped the gym so we could go have fun! We bought her a new handheld video game thingy (mobiGo) with a couple of games, took her to a pizza bu... Read more

Visible progress!

Friday, March 16, 2012      12 comments

I've been feeling a little down today, because while I'm making tons of great progress, my "I'm not pregnant, just fat" belly still persists. It's frustrating because I'm doing everything right; I know that I can't spot-reduce trouble zones, an... Read more

FINALLY. Got to play Zombies, Run!

Thursday, March 15, 2012      2 comments

I completed Mission 1! Finally. After the hellish week, I got out and did it! I didn't run the whole time, of course... but I did run a good portion of it. 1.5 miles, total, 30 minutes. Going to need to come up with a more appropriate playlis... Read more

My husband is on board!

Thursday, March 15, 2012      3 comments

Today, I think my husband decided he's ready to start working out with me. He probably won't join me at the gym, not yet (although I've told him I'll make room in the budget for it when he want to) but he wants to start exercising with me. ... Read more

He's home!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      3 comments

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

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      2 comments

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

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