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FFK and the Third Bad Thing
Saturday, October 01, 2011      15 comments

Two weeks ago - on a Thursday - my car blew a rod. Major car repair. One week ago - on a Thursday - my back-up beater minivan finally died the final death. A smart person, seeing where this trend is headed, would have stayed in bed this ... Read more
Taking bets that my son does not survive to adulthood
Monday, September 26, 2011      40 comments

Right now the odds are not in his favor. His progress report comes every Monday. Today's report showed 2 Fs and a C - all three because the report showed missing assignments. This after he assured me last week he had turned them in. ... Read more
Lazy Sunday
Sunday, September 25, 2011      9 comments

Today I actually do not have anything planned, no extra curricular activities for myself or the kids, no appointments, nothing I HAVE to do today or anywhere I HAVE to be. I don't know what to do with myself! LOL! So for my lazy Sunda... Read more
Thursdays are cursed
Thursday, September 22, 2011      17 comments

Last Thursday my car threw a rod and blew my engine. Major car repair cost. I have been driving my old beater "just in case" minivan. It runs VERY loud and slow and I have always known it would eventually die. Today it died. In the midd... Read more
The lights turned on! Now all I need is a good man!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      18 comments

Or so I was told once (have faith, I will get to the point eventually). This weekend I resumed replacing light switches and outlets. I am going from the 35 year old original beige switches & to nice sleek black panel switches. ... Read more
Race picture
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      14 comments

We had to stand around for an hour in the cold so I wore long running pants underneath my skort...and realized right before the race started that I had no way to carry them if I removed them to run. Oh, well. I think this was taken around mile... Read more
Oh what a difference 4 months made
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      20 comments

On April 30 I ran my first ever race, a 5k. At the time it seemed incredibly difficult. My original goal run is only a 2 mile in 18 minutes but I decided I needed to be able to run further than 2 miles as a kind of buffer / safety net, to ensu... Read more
A night off? Moi?
Monday, September 19, 2011      4 comments

I am not a morning person by even the most generous definition so I almost always do my fitness in the evenings. I haven't missed a day since one Sunday in mid-January when my original fitness schedule called for 1 day off per week; that schedu... Read more
The pity party is over, time to clean up after the unwanted party guests...
Friday, September 16, 2011      18 comments

those being fear, panic, self-pity and a host of other negative emotions. Time to be thankful...I have a good job that allows me to support my family and maintain a nice home for us. I am current or ahead on all my bills. I have wonderful ... Read more
A $5-6,000 repair bill, no idea what I'm going to do
Thursday, September 15, 2011      44 comments

Read at your own risk, I am having a panic attack right now and this is my verbal vomiting to get it out of my system. I feel so sick at the moment I have to do something other than just break down & cry. I refuse to cry. I have no idea w... Read more
Actual Conversation
Friday, September 09, 2011      20 comments

Pseudo Friend: wow, you look amazing! FANGFACEKITTY: thank you! PF: What's your secret? FFK: I just started paying attention to my portion sizes and how much I eat, stay within my calorie range, and I exercise every day. I run a lot no... Read more
Just some random updates
Thursday, September 08, 2011      9 comments

Now that I've reached my original weight banishment goal I have decided to see if I can banish a few more pounds (while staying at a healthy BMI, I have no intention of developing an eating disorder or becoming underweight). I weighed about 120... Read more
Trifecta - Doing the Happy Dance
Friday, September 02, 2011      14 comments

Well August was an interesting month. For the first 3/4 of the month I was basically maintaining. I ate much more than my "norm" while keeping up with my exercise. I did not really have any scale progress, or improvement on my pushups. My 2 ... Read more
Garage Kitty's new name is.........
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      22 comments

Gandalf! Thanks to MAMADWARF who first suggested it. Voting was very emotionally charged but the doors were locked until we had a name. Some of the contenders were Frank, Sir Snuggleface, Beemer, Jake and Otis. And a last minute entry fr... Read more
Name the Kitty Contest Now Open!
Thursday, August 25, 2011      33 comments

Garage Kitty needs a name before his neutering appointment on Monday. He jumped out of the bushes last week and started following my daughter and her friend. They k... Read more

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