My daughter will be turning 12 next week so for her birthday she wants a glow party. We will have little kids there too, so we decided to do it inside and just black out the windows. We have a couple of black lights, but i think i might pick som... Read more
New food ideas?
I'm working on making more home cooked meals and not so much prepared frozen crap. So last night we had Smoked Turkey Sausage, Twice baked potatoes and Bacon Apple Brussel Sprouts. I even got the kids to try it all. I need to find a good recipe ... Read more
Fall Bucket List
So i saw this picture and sent it to my daughter, and now we are determined to check each one off.
The hubby, girls and I went to the pumpkin patc... Read more
My hubby, the girls and I have a busy weekend.
Tonight, I am going to make homemade chicken nuggets and french fries for the girls. Then we are going to make jello that glows in the black light, using tonic water. (my oldest is having a glow ... Read more
It's hard to quit drinking if there is alcohol in the fridge
It's hard to quit eating junk food when there is so much of it around
It's hard to find "me time" when you are constantly running around for your family
It's hard to find time to... Read more
Day 150-Almost at my goal!!!
My goal was to lose 20 lbs. I weighed in yesterday at -16, so almost there!!!
My corgi weighed in at 33 lbs yesterday. (he needs to go from 34 to 22 lbs) We are still working on this, but i have noticed a difference in his energy level alread... Read more
As soon as i get off work we have a kids b-day party to go to. We probably wont get home until late, so i will try to get my exercise in at work. Saturday is my hubby and I's 5th wedding anniversary (9 years together). We don't have any plans ye... Read more
I seem to be doing pretty well still. I need to get more exercise in though. It's hard when you work a desk job all day. I do what i can when i get a chance. And as soon as i get 10-20 minutes free at home, i take the dog for walk.
hope ever... Read more
Every year my vet tells me that my Corgi is overweight. So we switched him to the best dog food we can find. His treats consist of carrots and ice cubes, sometimes a dental bone. He doesn't get table scraps. But he isn't getting much exercise ei... Read more
My exercise has been going great. I went to the Iowa State Fair on Saturday. And i only ate a tenderloin sandwich, a couple bites of a blooming onion, and a diet coke and whiskey. But the walking made up for that!!
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I am finding other ways to get more movement in. Even 10 minutes at a time is better than nothing.
-Taking the stairs at work, (i am on the 3rd floor. If im really feeling froggy, i will do lunges up the stairs, and high knees down the st... Read more
Day 127-I like the fitbit
I am really starting to like the fitbit! I am encouraged to get up and move around more and more.
"Only how many more steps to go, ya no problem, let's do it!"
"Wow I walked how many miles? I bet i can get another one in by the end of the ... Read more
So i started using my new fitbit flex on Saturday. And i have already noticed a few things
1. I am not getting in nearly as many steps a day as i thought
2. I am not burning enough calories throughout the day
3. I wake up a lot in my sleep... Read more
My goals for today:
1. Stay within my calorie range
2. Get at least 30 min of exercise in
3. Make someone smile
Tonight, the hubby and I are going out to Ohana's Steakhouse for a dinner date with my sister and her boyfriend (it's the ... Read more
The struggle for me means, I am in a situation where I am having difficulty, but I find a way to fix it and don’t give up.
Today, I am struggling with…..wow this list can go on and on. I am far from perfect. I have my faults, bad habits... Read more
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