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Starting to Jog
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      3 comments

I have been on a really good streak of staying on track with my calories and going for at least a 15 minute walk every night for about 5 weeks now. I am down 10 pounds from when I started. I usually start out really low key with my exercising be... Read more
Back in the Game
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

After a crazy hectic holiday season I am back at this again. I gained back the few pounds I managed to lose before. So now I am starting all over again at 225lbs. I think I have been battling some minor depression lately as well, so that is more... Read more
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      2 comments

I have realized that I use my son, Jake as a convenient excuse for not exercising. Yesterday I took off of work for the afternoon since Jake was getting shots and I was expecting a cranky baby. We get back from the Drs office and Jake takes a 3.... Read more
Monday, August 27, 2012      1 comments

Had a great weekend. We made fajitas and tortilla soup for dinner and then ended up being very healthy. It has been fun finding new healthy recipes, I really missed cooking with my hubby. We bought a lot more fresh produce from the store to get ... Read more
Thursday, August 23, 2012      3 comments

I have managed to track my food for a whole week. I even stayed within my allowed calorie amounts. I didn't do much exercising with having to take care of Jake in the evenings. I am proud of my tracking though. If I can stay on top of my food I ... Read more
Friday, August 17, 2012      1 comments

So much has happened in my life since the last blog post. Its seems once my husband and I got out of limbo life was rushing to catch up to us. We ended up moving into an duplex in October. I loved it! It was an old bungalow style. My hubby also ... Read more
New Goals
Friday, June 25, 2010      4 comments

I am in need of new motivation to get back on track with my weight loss program. My life is stuck in limbo right now. I hate being in limbo, its seems I spend more time in limbo than out. I am living in my parents basement in Milwaukee and my hu... Read more
*jumps for joy*
Friday, December 04, 2009      4 comments

Now with most of the apartment packed up there is not too much for me to do with my evenings. It gets boring/depressing sitting around the house by myself. Wednesday I went and saw New Moon by myself. I normally hate going anywhere alone but I w... Read more
*crawls out from her cave*
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      2 comments

Holy Cow its December. I have 16 days until I move permantly out to Saint Louis. I have arrived home from the Thanksgiving rush and have a two week breather until the Christmas traveling rush. I have tons to pack up still at the apartment and I ... Read more
Let the Holiday rush begin!
Thursday, November 19, 2009      4 comments

When I was young I always had more holiday gatherings than normal. My parents were divoriced so I had the normal two Christmases. Then I had another two for visiting the grandparents. Now that I am married I have to throw the in-laws in there as... Read more
Dear Grandma, You are my Inspiration
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      3 comments

When I first discovered Sparkpeople last year I told a lot of my family members about it. My mom, step-mom, cousin, and grandma all signed up. They didn't really stick on it very much but they thought it was very useful. I stayed on Spark until ... Read more
Saying Goodbye is hard to do
Monday, November 16, 2009      2 comments

I have been apart from my husband for over a month now. I have only seen him twice since. The first week was pretty rough, but after that I just tried not to think about him not being around and just went on with what I had to do. This was my se... Read more
Kicking Butt and Taking Names!
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      4 comments

I went to the turbo kickboxing class last night and it was awesome! I used to go back in high school when I was not overweight and I loved them. I am so glad I was able to start those up again. I was a little nervous showing up I was one of the ... Read more
Back in the KC
Monday, November 09, 2009      1 comments

Ugh, I have been so busy lately its both a good thing and a bad thing. I gave notice at work last week. It was much easier than I thought it would be. My last day at work is now December 16th. I asked to be able to take most of the Fridays off t... Read more
More shopping!
Thursday, October 29, 2009      2 comments

I have been doing better this week in keeping myself busy. Monday I took the cats to the vet to get them micro-chipped and then I basically read for most of the night. Tuesday I went out grocery shopping and stopped at Target to browse the clear... Read more

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