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Hmph. Take that!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008      3 comments

Johnny got laid off today. Budget cuts, and because of his specialized field, its usually the first position to go. We saw it coming though, they held onto him a lot longer than we thought they would. We're kind of glad it happened, t... Read more

Skinny jeans!

Friday, October 10, 2008      7 comments

I'm wearing jeans today that I haven't worn for about 5 or 6 years. Good ol' Old Navy Size 10s. I love Old Navy jeans. And now I have a pair that fits again! SIZE 10s!!!!!!! WOW. When I started this whole thing I was an 18/20. One day at a... Read more

The baby talk...

Wednesday, October 08, 2008      2 comments

Husband and I have been having the baby talk a lot lately. While in Wisconsin we were talking with my parents and grandparents about it. We've decided that once I hit my goal weight, we're going to start trying to have a baby. This ... Read more

I heart Wisco :)

Saturday, October 04, 2008      2 comments

I love being home. Wisco had their first frost last night. There are so many awesome colors. Reds (which we DO NOT have in Omaha), oranges, yellows, browns. The air smells crisp and clean. People walk around with scarves around their necks ... Read more


Tuesday, September 30, 2008      3 comments

I've been feeling a bit crafty lately. I love love LOOOVE having a sewing room. It's so nice to just be able to go in there and do what I want to do and not have to get out the machine and set up a table and blah blah blah. It's awesome. ... Read more


Monday, September 29, 2008      5 comments

I am going to get out of the RUT I was in last week! I upped my exercise goal to 2000 calories this week. Today, I worked out for 30 min this morning, and then when I got home, my dog was literally begging me to take her for a walk. So we wen... Read more

First gain :(

Sunday, September 28, 2008      4 comments

I've officially had my first gain since January. Granted, it's only .8 lbs, but still. Heres what I think happened: I started to get cocky. Thinking I was invincible and going to lose weight no matter what. I just kept EATING this w... Read more

Absurdity sets in

Friday, September 26, 2008      5 comments

This is what happens when you're locked in a gymnasium for 8 hours listening to a speech you've heard 3 times. Thank you, Photo Booth. More in the gallery!... Read more


Friday, September 26, 2008      0 comments

I'm at a conference today. Students have no school and we had a teacher work day, but we came to another elementary school for an all day Love and Logic conference. It's the EXACT same presentation that the woman gave last November at Dund... Read more


Wednesday, September 24, 2008      1 comments

So I put on my PJs, which consist of a black cami and white shorts. The cami felt a little weird on my back. I couldn't figure out what it was at first, but then I realized... I've got SHOULDER BLADES! Not a whole lot, but enough for... Read more


Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

Lunch was SO FREAKING AMAZINGLY GOOD today. Wow. It was awesome. The roast was fantastic, the salad was awesome. And the BREAD was awesome. Particularly because the teacher who brought the bread, also brought Country Crock Cinnamon Butter. ... Read more

In other news...

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      3 comments

I've been contemplating switching to Middle School. I've taught elementary art for the past 3 years, and I love it, but I reallllly love the older kids. 5th and 6th grade are totally my favorite classes, hands down. I would be perfectly happy... Read more

Potluck today!!!

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      0 comments

Today for lunch, the specialists and 3rd grade teachers have decided to have a little "mini potluck." One of the 3rd grade teachers is bringing a homemade pot roast (so yum), other teachers are making baked potatoes, someone else is bringing a ... Read more

Eggplant Parmesan!!

Friday, September 19, 2008      5 comments

OH MY GOD I FREAKING LOVED IT! Who am I????? My husband says I put too much marinara on it. I'm Italian, and the recipe didn't say how much. It just said "Spoon it on." So I did. It was a small jar, and I had 6 pieces. I even had about 25% ... Read more

New things

Friday, September 19, 2008      3 comments

Our challenge for today in my NWYL group is to try a SparkPeople recipe with an ingredient that you've never used before. I'm not big on veggies. I've made that point pretty clear in the past year. I'm soooooo bad at getting veggies in, un... Read more

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