Starting over, lots of changes
June 6: My oldest dog passed away, my remaining dog is lonely and overweight. What does that tell me? That I need to walk her daily. We both benefit. Hubby and I took her for a short stroll today and good thing it was short - we were all out ... Read more
Remember the 'no potatoes' thing?
I should have stuck with that. I have eaten too many sugary starches and am bloated. I totally hate that. I guess it just wasn't meant to be - me and potatoes!... Read more
I am now a soccer mom
My oldest son starts soccer this week, hopefully - he's got a cold (along with his brother and now me, I think). We've got all his gear ready and he gets his uniform soon. Anyway, I never thought I'd be stuck in that category of 'soccer mom' b... Read more
Let's add more to my already-busy life!
I work full time and have kids and dogs and a hubby at home, yet I just started selling AVON. I used to do that years ago but stopped when my hubby got sick. So I'm doing that again and it's keeping me on my toes!... Read more
I now fully understand why potatoes aren't allowed on South Beach. While I have met my goal weight and all that, I decided to try a potato. Holy cow - never again! I got so bloated and gassy, I thought I'd shoot myself to the moon! Enough of... Read more
Hitting the beach!
Yes, the beach. It won't be warm, but that's where I'm headed in a few weeks. Should be fun with the family and the doggies. Bringing the rain gear. That rain gear hasn't been worn in ages so I hope it fits ok. I gained weight after buying ... Read more
The other day at work, a co-worker and I were discussing fashion and how a lot of the fabrics of clothes have tacky prints like large circles and huge florals - stuff straight out of the 60s. She went on to say that she's seen a lot of stripes ... Read more
Trying to get hubby to lose
Since I was so successful with SB, I'm trying to get my hubby back on track. He tried it for a bit but gave up. I think he wishes he was thin again but just doesn't want to try. He's very stressed out with school right now and I think if he w... Read more
Playing outside with the kids is SO MUCH FUN!
Last year at this time, I was overweight and self-concious and yucky. This time, I am in shape and able to run and not get tired. I took the kids to the school yesterday afternoon in 41-degree weather (cloudy, snowy) and pitched balls to my 11... Read more
LOL That's what my father-in-law says to me now, every time he sees me. LOL!!! My mother-in-law actually thought I was losing more weight. Nope, I'm not trying to, but my jeans are feeling loose in the waist. Time to wash them in warm water... Read more
I will NOT give in to the evil doughnuts!
Those blasted doughnuts are in the kitchen at work and thankfully I am not hungry. I ate my cereal earlier and was happy with it (and am not hungry now because of it) and back a year ago, I would have given in anyway and eaten at least one doug... Read more
I want Spring!!!!!
Enough of this cold weather already! Where is Spring??? At least yesterday afternoon it cleared up, but it was cold! I played in the front yard/driveway with the boys. We played..... what else..... baseball! What fun! It's actually fun to ... Read more
My size 8 dresses are a tad too big
I was so excited this weekend that I tried on those dresses and they fit, but are just a tad loose. Oh man..... I thought I'd never be able to wear those again!
Thanks for the comments on my blog. You all keep me going!!!... Read more
OMG Size 6!!!!!!!!
I was at Kohl's today and thought I would fit into a size 8 skirt. Nope, no sirree, I needed a 6 and they didn't have any! Grrr........ but I was thrilled that an 8 was too big!!!!!! WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!
! I did manage to find a ... Read more
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Blowing away in the wind
No, it's not windy here. Not right now. That's not what I meant anyway. ha! What I meant was, my husband tells me that I'm going to "blow away in the wind" since I'm much thinner now. I tell him, "That's ok" because I certainly don't want t... Read more