I am the cranky queen of this kingdom.
My children are driving me nuts. All three of them. My daughter and I fought over whether or not we were doing chores to have the house ready for a BBQ for her confirmation. She was in a bad mood because she is tired of sharing a van, and it'... Read more
there is something about thursdays, losing the battle...
My fall off the wagon started Thursday night. Same old obstacles; very tired, ask Husband to fix dinner ( had a healthy menu planned for him to follow) he opted to make hamburgers ( with premade very high fat patties) I asked him to make me a ... Read more
I have decided...
1) that I am going to find a healthy cookbook for two, or one. I will not let my families refusal to be healthy be a deterrent to my health and progress. Today, I made a meatless sloppy joe recipe. I scaled it down to two servings, as my men ... Read more
weekend wrap up.. why the gain?
I was so excited to weigh in this morning, and I was crushed when it went up two pounds. TWO POUNDS. I need to take an honest look at the last week ( or two) and tweak things. The first thing is I haven't been doing my daily steps.. I've said... Read more
traveling challenge... and how I did...
Hello- I am posting it here for all to see. I have to travel to the big city for work, spending two nights and three days there. Hotel and meals are reimbursed, but it's a lot of money for me to float, plus I will be by myself for that whole tim... Read more
It's a me focused mother's day.
I've been thinking about motherhood and my weight issues for the past week, and it's culminating in my blog today. Last Sunday, really last weekend, I totally focused on me. I left my children, took the car from the teenager, and spent bloomsd... Read more
Today starts the Bloomsday Weekend!
I am determined to take this weekend by a healthy storm. I packed light oatmeal and peaches for breakfast in the hotel room, goggled the two restaurants for dinner. I plan to walk the 12 k in about three hours. Lots of cardio minutes and spark... Read more
today is my favorite day
so, in terms of nutrition, I did pretty good today. I didn't move much, and work was pretty stressful. things i did to take care of myself. 20/25, not bad for a 1st day of May.
1. Stretch and Morning prayer.
2. fasting blood sugar 120
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monday report.... pulling out of the hole.
I am so tired, and I know why. my blood sugar has been erratic all day. It just wipes me out. At lunch time, I took a 45 minutes nap. The diet was so so. I stayed in my goal range, but the nutritional value was pretty low. tomorrow will be a m... Read more
Not yet habits.
the downward spiral started Tuesday, when I had a SPA night scheduled with my daughter to reward myself for sticking to the program. She bailed, said she would rather hang out with her friends. I nibbled food for dinner, but didn't track it. A... Read more
Today should have been a perfect number day, except- I forgot my snacks and lunch- was forced to forage around the office for trail mix and a candy bar.. it was a typical Monday, full of the recounting the weekends woes... the daily score is: 2... Read more
Sunday check in
I was reading the message board about saboteurs, and hater. I admit that I fall into that category There is a women at work who has lost a substantial amount of weight ( she wont say how much). At first, I was encouraging , but now I find mys... Read more
Godly Eating...it's more than kosher.
today. as I was treadmilling, I kept thinking the question " how does God want me to eat?" if I kept to the old covenant, there would be lots of rules and laws and specific directions. But I have a new covenant with Jesus, i am not bound by ... Read more
change in medication... health update
It's been two days since I checked in. Thursday, I woke up with a blood vessel all red and yucky in my eye. I had a doc appointment with Irene, anyway, so I went in to get it checked. Irene wasn't stressed about the eye, my blood pressure at t... Read more
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borrowing the spark
I was trolling through various blogs, and I read one about lessons learned. I had to copy and paste- it summed it all up for me.
I've learned all the little steps in life really do add up. An extra 10 calories a day add up to 1 lb weight ga... Read more