I finally bought a few of Dana Carpender's low carb cookbooks. I literally spent about two hours thumbing through the cookbooks last night after I got home from work. It was almost 1 a.m. when I finally rolled over to go to sleep!! I can not ... Read more
I did it!
Tonight was a big step for me. I took a bath. Before you laugh, this has been a big fear for me. Not too long ago, baths were taboo. Matter of fact, it has been SEVERAL years since I have stepped into a bath tub. How I longed to light the scente... Read more
It's been a while, but I have been doing well!
Today is my first day back on here, and I have to say that I have a success story to tell you ;) After looking at myself in awful picture after awful picture, I came to the conclusion that something needed to change. I decided to take the low ... Read more
Giving up and then...
I hate my thyroid. I hate my meds. I even stopped taking them. And, then I scheduled an appointment with an endocrinologist, and now I wait to be seen. I looked up the effects of not taking your meds, and it isn't too good. So, I restarted ... Read more
Summer Agenda for this week :)
1) Today we bbq'ed before I head into work. Also, went swimming at the rec.
2) Tuesday- water aerobics in the morning. Swimming in the afternoon before work.
3)Wednesday- working a double...so probably just cleaning house
4) Thursday- pa... Read more
Taking meds for Thyroid
I didn't gain weight until I started taking the meds for my thyroid. I think I want to boycott the damn meds. I get tired of taking a pill everyday. I get tired of not being able to lose this weight. Today is day 3 that I have willingly deci... Read more
How does everyone feel about the hungry girl recipes? I have tried a few out on my kids this week, and they love them. I have a buffalo chicken mac n cheese in the oven right now, and my house smells amazing!
How about the skinny cow pr... Read more
Long day, but worth it!
Today I had the day off after several very full days at work. With the impending fathers day weekend at the restaurant, I know I will be exhausted come monday. This morning, I hit up the water aerobics again, and today, not only was I called a... Read more
Special events with my parents.
So while I have my kids on the bandwagon, my parents are another story. They are who they are. They do NOT eat healthy. Their favorite restaurants are those hole in a wall, homestyle type places. When I go to their house, its always fried th... Read more
Soy and veggie products
So...this week I have ventured out and tried new things with my boys. I always have done this with our dinners, so it was no surprise to them. The difference was I was switching out meats and pasta and they didn't even notice. We had veggie s... Read more
Nutri Bullet :)
So, my oldest son's dad and I have been separated since Andrew was 2 years old. Andrew is now 17..almost 18. This year for Christmas, out of the blue, his dad bought me a Christmas gift. He never has bought me a Christmas gift! It was the Nu... Read more
A day of cramming
My monday "Planned" schedule...
1. Grocery Shopping for new healthy foods
2. Fold all the laundry
3. TAke a "speedwalk"
4. Clean out the side closet
... Read more
I went to the water aerobics class at my local rec center. I was the youngest there. All the ladies were very excited to have me! The music wasn't updated or even very loud, but I knew every song. When I was done with the class, they all cong... Read more
This past weekend, I had my hardwood floors sanded and refinished. It took several days to complete the task. The tough part was that while the floors were being done (all weekend) no furniture could be on them. Sooo...all of my furniture was... Read more
Chocolate peanut butter poptarts
Those damn things. I forgot I had bought them. I don't like the same snacks my kids do. I can't stand any of those fruit bites, gummy type things. I am not a huge fan of the multi flavored granola bars. I prefer real granola. Sooo...when I... Read more