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In it for the long hual.
I was thinking about the things in my life that I have not given up on, that I have persevered, that I have stuck with for more than 6 months. I decided to make a list.
) My marriage. We have been together for 17 years this July. While at ti... Read more
update on the food war .. they didnt even notice.
So it's been a week and some of no cooking two meals. I had shared this strategy with my friend, who happen to go camping with the boy scouts this weekend. She talked to the kids. My middle came home, and asked why I was on strike. Then , her... Read more
No more food wars!
I have solved the food war dilemma. I will no longer make two meals; feeling overworked and under appreciated. I will no longer feel totally responsible for my children's nutrition. They are teenagers, old enough to be responsible for some thin... Read more
Eating.. what's it do for me?
there was a message thread about being scared of being thin and it started me thinking.. am I? I know ( being a social service professional with her frigging Master degree) that I have issues. I have issue around trauma, around family, around s... Read more
I wanted to change my goal weight and revise my goals, so i clicked on this button that said revise goals. It gave me a warning button, but I ignored it and clicked yes. It erased all my tracking. While I was very disgruntled that that happene... Read more
why do I binge?
I feel awful, all bloated and puffy. Why did I take a perfectly good day and binge? and I didn't track it. It was like I was a zombie, half asleep and eating. Eating leftover rice, apples and peanut butter, left over angel food cake. It started ... Read more
i found my verse
I have had a verse sticking in my head, floating just out of consciousness, and I found it this morning.
" However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me —t... Read more
June goal revision....
I am sadly realizing that the month of may is over, and June is upon us. While I really love summer, and am looking forward to biking, June is one month closer to the hot days of too hot eastern Washington... but I digress. What I really wanted... Read more
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