Let's Try this Again and Again and Again
Its surprising that it has been almost a year since I have been on this site and at first I had a great excuse for not being on and then not trying became the habit, as it is all to easy to do. Last July 1, I broke my leg playing tennis. There w... Read more
A Quick update on me
Since I started back in trying to lose weight and put my life back on track I have been doing well. I have lost another 7 lbs so far, I have started going to the pool again with the kids, which is good since its been in the 90s here the past few... Read more
I finally put my big girl panties back on!!!!
I had joined back in early spring because I needed to come out of hibernation and I had done really well last summer on a plan that I went through with a doctor. However it was extremely expensive and I knew I could do it on my own, because losi... Read more
Wake Up Time: 5:30pm
Ask any of my family or close friend and they will tell you that I have the worstest sleeping habits ever, I often sleep 2 to 3 hours at a time. Usually once at night and once a day. Its a horrible way to live and horrible on the body. I know th... Read more
Message Board Reply Turned Blog Post Because The Family that Plays Together, Gets Fit Together
I was writing a response to a message board question about what you do with your family for fitness and for my family we really have all made a 180. Its so hard to explain it too, because I never thought it would happen. There is me, who has alw... Read more
Post Holiday Let-Down Reflex
Today the kids went back to school, my mom left to go home to NY and I was left feeling quite empty,
sort of like I had a hangover,
only problem is I don't drink.
I was sleepy and feeling that depression hole starting to open. Then... Read more
The Weather Never Cooperates
Today the weather was grey and cold, since its spring break we had plans to go to the drive in for the first time this year but its difficult to go with 5 people when you have to stay in the car...after 4+ hours + drive time you tend to get a li... Read more
Having Both a Good and Bad Day
Its and odd sort of juxtaposition to be in....I got up this morning to get on the scale...since I had been sick last week I wasn't sure what to expect....it said 182.5....
I got excited because I thought I had lost 2.5 lbs...however, acco... Read more
I LOVE SPRING BREAK (...AND SPRING)
My mom is here this week, the kids are off, the house is sparkly clean, and today was a good day. I ate well, I took a long rare walk with my husband (usually I go alone or with my younger son). The whole family played canasta. I didn't win of c... Read more
Human and Alive
Spring time in Pittsburgh....The dreaded allergy....I was sooo sick last week because the allergies turned into a cold and that allllways happens when company is coming....laid up, miserable and watching the house get destroyed but by Friday I s... Read more
The rollercoaster of cooking
I love to cook....I REALLY love to bake. Really, any excuse to be in the kitchen. Its the thrill of the hunt that's the fun part, and when that hunt pays off and the end result is the happy faces of my family; that's the most satisfying feeling,... Read more
Exhaustion + Grey Day = Lazy Day with the Fam.
I don't ever sleep very well I believe is a product of having worked nights a long time ago. The depression, anxiety and social issues I face don't help but thats for another day. Most days the max I get is 6 hours no matter what I do and often ... Read more
Rain Rain Go Away I want to take a walk today...
Its been a good day so far. The weather leaves much to be desired and certainly makes it difficult to get motivated to work out but since the kids are home it may be a day to dance with the kinect. We look like crazy people but we have a great t... Read more
Hi All! My name is Kristen and I am 36 years old. I just joined on March 21, 2012, I should say re-joined I had had a spark account a few years ago and never did much with it and honestly had forgotten about it. Then in December of 2010 my so... Read more
Great Restart Day 1
The toughest actual part of today was learning this site, there is so much to learn and look at, that you could get lost in it and spend all day doing this and not getting to the good stuff. I am motivated, I had had enough of saying tomorrow, s... Read more