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Ready for Bed
Last night I was not ready to go to bed. Usually I am so exhausted by the time I'm done with putting my lil' monsters to bed... I'M done. I typically stay up another hour or so, but half the time I wind up falling asleep until the Hubs wakes me ... Read more
Setting an Example
The other day my daughter broke down crying because she felt like she couldn't do her homework. We've all been there. But this is the first time I witnessed my daughter, who is 5 years old & in Kindergarten, have that feeling of hopelessness. I ... Read more
Today I decided to look through my photos to find a 'fat' pic so I can do a before and after. Guess what? I had trouble finding an old picture. What I came to realize is:
1. I'm always the one taking the pictures
2. I've always deleted unfla... Read more
Below 160! What?!
Did I read that right? I've finally gotten below the 160 mark as of this morning!
I just barely made it, ... Read more
Where do I start? Its been a while since I Blogged. I was doing such a good job of doing a few a week, I was also doing a better job of being on Spark People on a daily basis. Since my last blog, I have had difficulty staying on track with food ... Read more
I'm still trying to find the right balance. I know that as long as I don't give up, I'll make it to my goal, but sticking to it is a weekly battle. Don't get me wrong, some weeks are easier than others.
I started out, as usual, with a vigor... Read more
So I post up about how great blogging and being active on Spark people is, and here i go on a non active streak... No Bueno!
I am at my longest streak of commitment to SP... I'm going into my 3rd month here people! For me this is quite an ... Read more
Posting, Blogging, Spark Friends
We are two days away from the beginning of July and I started this post in thinking about what I've accomplished for this month. I've lost a few pounds, about 4 total, but most importantly I've stayed on track with the 5K plan and my real succe... Read more
Inner Strength through Outer Strength
My new challenge to myself to be healthier has not been tested as much as it was this past weekend. I went to the dreaded family picnic. All went well during the event. It was not until we went back to my parents place that all Hell broke loose.... Read more
This weekend is the annual get together with my Father's side of the family. Let me provide you with a bit of background here...
1. My dad is one of 14 children, yes... FOURTEEN! Granted there were 3 different mothers involved, but lets jus... Read more
I hit 173 again! WTH?! I was down to 170 and getting excited to break that mark, but no, my body had something different in mind. I've been doing really good lately too (for the most part). Writing down everything, exercising almost every day.. ... Read more
I love my Mom and I consider myself lucky that she lives a few houses down, in fact our back yards touch. BUT I think she might be trying to sabotage my weight loss goals. Well maybe that's a bit harsh.... Afterall she does watch the kids for me... Read more
Just 10; Day 15 Update
Day 15 of the Just 10 Challenge
Lbs. Lost: 1 :o(
Good day: Day 3, week 2 of 5k program; Was able to run for 2 min. straight without over exertion
Bad Day: last wednesday; Procrastinated and wound up getting a... Read more
I made it through that funk I was in yesterday and the day before. I've actually been more productive at work. Maybe not so much at home, but hey, baby steps right? Afterall, it took me baby steps to get used to fitting in fitness into my daily... Read more
Yesterday was such an unproductive day for me. I slacked all day at work, which made me feel terrible about myself. On my way home from work I felt a migraine kicking in (my peripheral vision gets blurry and fingers go numb before the pain actua... Read more