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I want to be a
You might know the type.
She's on every commercial and in every sitcom. She might be middle age and struggling with her own life, but at any second she's ready to share her clothing, host an impromtu dance party, or coach her kid's soccer tea... Read more
she's an uptown girl
from the immortal Billy Joel
Let me start by saying today is much better than yesterday. I got lots of sleep and feel better about life in general.
I worked out for 6 minutes yesterday and did 8 flights of stairs up, 8 down. 6 MINUTES a... Read more
should I even be on here?
The only thing I've done successfully is switch to diet pop, and I still want regular pop. I don't exercise. I don't cook. I'm frustrated and sad.
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Like a rocket on the fourth of july
Hello! Good day! Im eating lots of protien, carbs, and fats...lol...:( I am NOT drinking sweet pop although I really really wanted one today.
Fast food on the way to work is so tempting, and a war I lose everytime.
I was hoping that my on ... Read more
Happy mon! Today it was 60 degrees out so we went on a nice long walk. My 2 year old picked up a few rocks and pine cones and carried them the whole way, and for once she didn't throw a fit about not stopping at the playground or when it was t... Read more
i try to capture every moment...
I read an article about childhood obesity and risks and treatment. America really is going down hill, :). My kids are a good weight now but what if one day I get the dreaded diagnosis? How terrible would I feel?
So no, I'm not doing enough.... Read more
It's a bright new day!
Well, hopefully I will have today off with my kids and husband. And maybe it will be clear and nice outside so we can walk to the playground and play outside. After spending a good deal looking at spark teams and blogs, I feel a little more in... Read more
Honestly, I feel like I can do better. I'm so exhausted with every movement this week, from the stupid cold, from the stupid caffeine withdrawal, from TOM, from sick babies, that I just want to crawl into bed and not get out.
Have not been dr... Read more
It can't be done...
At least, I don't think it can.
I can't work full time night shift, be up all day with my little ones, support my husband as he works 65 hours/week for peanuts, keep the house clean, laundry done, have energy to be intimate with my husband, an... Read more
Needs some friends!
Hey! I need some friends to check in with, encourage, vent with! I don't make it on here every day but I could with some motivation! I am mother of two lovely babies with plans for a few more. I have lost ALMOST 20 pounds with quitting drink... Read more
Slipping through my fingers
It's a song I sing to my little ones. From Abba, or more specifically Mama Mia. I've adapted it to what I call "lullaby style" and I've sung it to them since they were in the womb.
Once I dreamed of Juliard and singing opera. And now I si... Read more
No sugar pop since fri am. That is pretty darn good. Yep. I used to drink a TON of pop. I'd go through a 32 ounce cup like nothing! especially since I've been at work these last 4 nights, when it's so easy to just grab and go. But it is ni... Read more
Did you know
Last few days have been great, work and sleep, getting my water in, starting to think about my next move. Which is quitting smoking.
Can it be done? We shall see. I will start taking chantix wed...and take it one day at a time. ... Read more
Ribbons, rocks, and leaves
That's what we found on our treasure hunt today. I've been walking with the kids. Even though I'm working the next few nights, I decided to get 'em up and out! It's almost 40 degrees outside, so really quite pleasant. We walked up and down th... Read more
Ready, set, focus
My personal goals for tomorrow:
Be fully present with my kids. This means no time sucking iphone and facebook!
Cook one wholesome meal.
Drink 6-8 glasses of water or crystal light
30 minutes of exercise
8 full hours of sleep.
My ... Read more