HOLLYD17's Blogs

The Black Hole
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      0 comments

Just a quick entry from me. I am in complete Sparkpeople withdrawal. I returned back to work full time this past Monday. For two days I have been in the black hole of work in the hours of 8-5 pm. We have been completely slammed. Every... Read more
Will be a challenging weekend...
Saturday, June 05, 2010      3 comments

I'm feeling really good this week! I truly enjoyed my last two days of maternity leave with my little girl before I return to work full time on Monday. I'm trying to keep positive and instead of being sad that I am going back to work, I am gra... Read more
Back to the grind, struggling to find time
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      1 comments

After a great Memorial Day weekend visiting family, we are trying to learn our new routine of work, baby, and family time. I did just OK on vacation, but was able to walk 2 out of the 3 mornings we were there. DD did so great in the car for he... Read more
Forgot a Tip...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      1 comments

I forgot a great tip I found... In the "track more nutrients" feature I added saturated fats. It has really been an eye opener of some of the foods I eat regularly that push my saturated fats over the recommended amount. There is a wh... Read more
Morning Walk
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      0 comments

Just a quick note. Enjoying time with the in-laws. They haven't seen DD since she starting smiling and she is being a real ham! (so cute!) Tracking food will be hard this weekend, but I will try. (MIL is an excellent cook!) I did kick... Read more
Weekend Wrap Up
Sunday, May 23, 2010      1 comments

A little disappointed today because I gained a pound this week. I I ate better this week than any other (only went over once on my calories) and I exercised more than any other. I'm trying not to obsess over it. I would have liked to maintain... Read more
A-Z Survey
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

Ok, I'll do the survey, too. Don't you love lazy Saturdays? :) A – Age: 33 for 2 more weeks B - Bed size: King C - Chore you hate: Putting laundry away D - Dog's name: Linus E - Essential start your day item: My Bla... Read more
Almost a disaster, but not bad
Friday, May 21, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday was one of the "big days" of our new life transition: My DH's last day of being officially employed. He now official stay at home dad. We're so excited! I wanted to take him out to celebrate. I don't think I had eaten enough throu... Read more
New Pedometer
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

Happy Wednesday! I have been enjoying my last week of "full-time" maternity leave. DD had her 2 month check-up yesterday and was given the healthy seal of approval. She was in the 95% for height. Yikes! She handled her first round of sh... Read more
A Successful Failure
Monday, May 17, 2010      1 comments

Well, I didn't make it through the whole weekend in my calorie range. After a baby shower and dinner out, I went over yesterday by 207 calories. I'm OK with that. Here's why: *I cooked healthy breakfast for DH *Went for walk with DD i... Read more
So Far, So good...
Sunday, May 16, 2010      3 comments

One more day to go to get through the weekend while staying in my calorie range. I was actually stressed out yesterday worrying about it, but was happy with where I ended up (7 calories to spare!). I had a work event that last year had hotdogs... Read more
Entering the Danger Zone
Friday, May 14, 2010      1 comments

It's Friday and I'm feeling really good this week. I've gotten some cardio in every day this week (and over my goal I set!) and am on target with my strength exercises. After a little bit of research, I dropped my calorie range to 1900-2100. ... Read more
Return to the Gym
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      1 comments

I'm so excited! Yesterday, I accomplished my mini-goal of completing my arm strength exercises. Even though it added up to about 15-20 min, I was able to pack a quite a few exercises in. I'm REALLY excited that I returned to the gym a... Read more
Setting Goals
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      2 comments

I'm inspired by the lovely Sparkfriends and others that are courageously blogging their journey. I like the way some of you list your goals for the day, week, or month. Yesterday, I informally set two small goals for myself: 1. Take a walk... Read more
Calorie Overload for Mothers Day Weekend
Monday, May 10, 2010      1 comments

I must tell you first what an amazing, loving, thoughtful DH I have! For my first Mother's Day, DH surprised me first thing in the morning by having an entire day planned with a day trip around the mountains. It was an extraordinary day, we ha... Read more

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