My baby boy is 1 today!
One year ago I gave birth to Max! It has definitely been a roller coaster of a year, but a great one. It's fun to see him learn and grow; every day something new!
I wish I felt like I had more control of my body, though. I hated being pregn... Read more
So after my 3000 calorie day on Friday I ended up losing 1.2 lbs this week! I'm happy with that. I can handle it. I'm definitely a big proponent of the cheat day to allow your metabolism to kind of regenerate. I still have a long way to go to ge... Read more
I resolved to let myself over my calories today because it was Munch and Mingle, aka Fat Friday. Teachers (or in this case, the paraprofessionals) bring yummy delicious food to the lounge and we all stuff our faces. I think if I give myself 1 ch... Read more
Whoops! Missed a day!
Oopsies I forgot to blog yesterday! Oh well, I had a good streak going.
Yesterday was a good day, I guess. I was hungry, but I went to spinning in the morning which always revs up my appetite for the day. I stayed within range, though, so t... Read more
Over today :(
Well, I went over today. But in my defense, I changed my calorie ranges today and I did eat within my OLD range. Still, I probably didn't need the second chocolate chip cookie I had for dessert. Oh well. One day. It won't kill me.
I'm feeli... Read more
Back to the gym!
Today was my first day back to the gym in a few weeks, due to such a busy schedule. It felt really good. I did some water aerobics. The water was cold and then I was even colder coming back outside. So that wasn't fun. But it felt good to exerci... Read more
Tonight's new meal was Mexican Lasagna. It was AMAZING actually. While making it I was nervous because it seemed really disproportionate, but when it was done it was perfection. It didn't hold together as a lasagna well, thou... Read more
Here is day 3 of my blogging streak!
I tried a bunch of new recipes this week. Johnny's mom LOVES casseroles, and I generally enjoy the food she makes, so she brought some of her recipes from home this time and we've been trying a few out. ... Read more
Stronger every moment of each day
I remember last time I was successful with Spark I made an effort to blog almost every day. I enjoyed that, and I made up a great community of fellow sparkers that way. That is officially another one of my goals!
I don't always have anythin... Read more
Well, the no weighing backfired on me. Everything kind of backfired on me. I ended up gaining 13 pounds over December and the first part of January! I kind of gave up. Said f*** it. For December, resistance was futile. Yummy treats in the lounge... Read more
So far, I'm loving the no-weigh thing. Thinking of continuing it after I weight for TBL challenge at work.
Also, doing this thing called Game On. It's another weight loss challenge. There are teams, and points for your healthy habits. The ... Read more
Bye bye weight tracker...
I took the weight tracker off of my page.
It's been almost a month since I've weighed in, and I feel GREAT. I feel like I'm making good choices, but I'm also feeling more like it's a lifestyle change than a diet. When i was weighing, every ... Read more
Munch 'n' Mingle
The second Friday of every month, the staff has something called "Munch 'n' Mingle," where a select group of staff members bring food for the rest of the staff. Sort of a morning pot luck, and there's everything from bagels to donuts to lil' smo... Read more
82 days and counting!
As of today, I have 82 days until the cruise that my husband and I are taking! That's just over 11 weeks. Knowing myself, that will allow me to lose about 15 lbs. at MOST.
My original goal was to be under 180 for the cruise. I'm 13 lbs away... Read more
6 week challenge
I'm going to take on a challenge from 10/10 (today) through 11/17 (the last day of our Biggest Loser challenge at work) not to weigh myself. I've become sort of a compulsive weigher, and I need to stop focusing on the scale and start taking noti... Read more
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