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"Gaunt" really?

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      8 comments

My husband used a very unflattering term last night. He said I was looking "gaunt", and then expressed concerned that I was losing too much weight. I haven't had anyone use the word "gaunt" to describe me before, and I think I am far from "gau... Read more

I Got The Dress Zipped!

Sunday, April 04, 2010      12 comments

I bought a tiny dress for $5 at an antique swap meet about a year ago. I told myself that when I fit into this tiny little dress that I was throwing myself a cocktail party to celebrate. The dress has the tiniest little waist. This morning I ... Read more

No Time for Dinner

Friday, April 02, 2010      5 comments

Although I am not working the most ideal shift, I really like my new second job. It's a bit empowering to know that I can make enough to pay our big old mortgage. With my new job, I am leaving my house at 10:15 a.m. and I return at a little af... Read more

Small Weight Loss in March

Wednesday, March 31, 2010      8 comments

Okay..., today I got on the Wii and I was down like 3 pounds and I was down a pound the previous day as well. So instead of being 3 pounds up this month, I am .4 of a pound down. I am happy with that. It is in the right direction. Next month... Read more

No Weight Lost In March

Saturday, March 27, 2010      9 comments

For almost two years, I have successfully lost some weight each month. This month looks like it is going to be the first month that is not the case. It's not over yet, but so far it's looking like I gained 3 pounds. I wasn't doing too bad unt... Read more

More Current News

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      8 comments

Big sigh of relief..., we got an unemployment check for my husband yesterday, so that helps. I am still waiting to hear about that job I interviewed for last week, but was told I would hear something soon. The person who does the hiring was on... Read more

Blooming Agapanthus

Saturday, March 06, 2010      6 comments

Several months ago I was cleaning up the morning glory that had overtaken my yard. As I ripped up a foot high pile of morning glory out of my flower bed, I notice that there was a blooming agapanthus under it. I thought to myself "what a stron... Read more

Stress and Trying to Stay Healthy

Friday, March 05, 2010      8 comments

My stress level has been on high this last month. My husband lost his job in January, and we are having some issues with unemployment benefits (haven't received any and not sure if we will-long story). I am trying so hard to stay positive and ... Read more

I Finished My First Half Marathon

Monday, February 08, 2010      19 comments

On Sunday, I ran in my friend's (LILHLFPINT) place in the Surf City half marathon. I hadn't trained for this event, and I have never done a half marathon before, only a 10K. I found out that I was taking her place last Thursday, just 3 days be... Read more

Current News

Thursday, February 04, 2010      10 comments

First, I got on the scale this morning and I was in the 170's. Haven't seen that number since high school. I was excited. So, I can now say I have lost 161 pounds with Spark People. Second, I think I am doing the half marathon at Surf ... Read more

I Was Suppose to Have Reached My Goal Weigh This Month

Saturday, January 30, 2010      19 comments

About a year ago, I thought this February would be the month that I would reach my goal of 150 pounds. I was losing 8-12 pounds a month back then. I am currently losing 3-5 pounds a month, which is okay with me. My new goal date is around Aug... Read more

Cake Auction

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      9 comments

My son's cub scout pack has a cake decorating contest where they auction off the cakes. Everyone bids for their own cake..., it's just how it works. So I got stuck making this cake at the last minute this afternoon..., again (it's really suppo... Read more

Field Trip

Friday, January 15, 2010      6 comments

I work in a class with children with Autism. Today we took our kids on a field trip. We were going to visit the Jappenese garden near our school, but it was closed when we got there, so we went to the park instead. I had so much fun. I love ... Read more

Feeling a Little Stressed Today

Thursday, January 14, 2010      8 comments

I am feeling a little stressed today. I am applying to another position in my school district, and it's better paying, and a very interesting job, but I do like my current position and I love my current school. I get along with my current cowo... Read more


Sunday, January 10, 2010      6 comments

The month of December was hard for me. I only went down 3 pounds the whole month, but wait "only"... isn't that a victory? I don't know why I felt a bit defeated. I enjoyed my birthday, Christmas, and New Years. I ate candy canes, birthday c... Read more

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