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spring break reality check

Friday, April 04, 2014      1 comments

Got meals for a month planned. I never realized how much just the discipline of just taking my food keeps my binge eating in check. I need to be diligent about eating breakfast that I cook not the crap my school calls breakfast. I also need to b... Read more

New year goals

Sunday, January 19, 2014      1 comments

I chose this year not to make resolutions until after the 17 day drop off. Last week I started doing my daily weigh in with the Wii. With the exception of the day I overdosed on salt, I've watched the line March slowly down. After two weeks at m... Read more

first month

Thursday, September 26, 2013      1 comments

Well it's the first month of school. Things have settled in. I'm coaching volley ball on top of teaching. Having fun. I'm finding myself better this year about staying hydrated but my eating is all sorts of messed up. No breakfast or not enough ... Read more

We did that HOW FAST????

Thursday, August 08, 2013      4 comments

Holy Cow! First, I want to say I love my hubby. We've been trying to get out and walk together every night since he was given the green light from his doctor. It's so nice to go out in the evenings and just walk together. We rarely talk,... Read more


Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

It must be the beginning of August or really close. I can't the up coming school year out of my mind. I have a million things I desperately want to get moving. I've got the first month's worth of lesson plans done...hope to have through XMAS ... Read more

Kitchen play day!!!

Friday, July 26, 2013      3 comments

I've been craving sweet all week, but it's been so hot in the house I didn't dare bake myself birthday cake. Well, it was cool enough this morning that hubby asked to turn on the space heater...hah! yay oven! Started my kitchen play time ... Read more

Coming and Goings

Saturday, July 20, 2013      1 comments

It's been an interesting week in our household. The daughter (16) of a friend of my husband's is losing her fight with cancer. So the truckers group that he's a part of has been putting purple everywhere. I spent from 3-7 am on Friday tying p... Read more

pizza vs. salad...which will win?

Wednesday, July 17, 2013      1 comments

I have a confession to make. I am a pizza holic. I love pizza. Don't much care what you put on it, and the thicker the crust the better. I got up late this morning so I forgot to take the planned dinner out of the freezer. Thus at 5:30 whe... Read more

food journal analysis

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

emoticon After spending some serious time looking at my food journal, I've realized 3 things: 1. I am consiste... Read more

Please not...Platteau already?

Monday, July 08, 2013      3 comments

Well, I did well for two weeks and now we're in plateau ville. Thinking I'm going to have to up the ante on the workouts this week. Thinking that its going to be some hiking time. See if I can't get my tail out of bed before 9 am and get over... Read more


Friday, July 05, 2013      1 comments

Ok today is just going to have to be a survive and do what I can day. Sinus infection got a foot hold yesterday. No amount of sinus stuff is even coming close to allowing me to breathe. Slept for 13 hours last night... Not on my game. Back at it... Read more

whoops, and back on the wagon

Sunday, June 30, 2013      5 comments

I almost slipped back into my old habbits this morning. Didn't get up early, didn't make my breakfast, didn't track my meals, forgot to get on the wii... etc. Then my DH says, "why aren't you eating your breakfast and doing your spark thin... Read more

happy dance!

Friday, June 28, 2013      3 comments

I have been trying to secure full-time work since January of 2012. Today, I got a phone call from the head of the interview committee I interviewed with on Wednesday. I accepted a teaching position at Oakville teaching 6th grade. I'm so excited ... Read more

You want me to eat how many calories?!

Wednesday, June 26, 2013      4 comments

Holy cow! Every day this week my expected caloric intake has gone up by two to three hundred calories per day. I have 300 calories to go and I'm stuffed to the point of almost discomfort. I get it that my rmr is about 1700 at my weight ... Read more


Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

I know I live in Washington, but the constant rain since summer started its getting ridiculous. On the up side however, I am excited and feeling quite empowered that I've managed to get all of my cardio in on the Wii. This is a good omen for th... Read more

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