What does a redneck do when duct tapedoesn't work? Hello Bungee Cords!
First, I TOTALLY should have gone to bed last night as soon as I got off at Outback, but stayed there late watching the dang football game.
I got up this morning determined to have a better Monday than the chaos that has reigned since Chris... Read more
Its amazing what a good bra can do...
I feel like I lost 10 lbs and I have the best posture in my office...all thanks to some good, solid bra shopping. ... Read more
There's no way around it: I am going to have to work harder...
Like you, I am one of those busy beavers who can barely find time to visit the solace of the bathroom with the door closed before some kind of conflict breaks out between my 4-and-7-year-old boys, Dh is hollering to help him find something or...... Read more
Let the **de-poofing** continue!
Now if you are a gal, you likely know that fluffy feeling pretty well...I call it the 'poofys'. You know, that feeling despite what the scale says that makes you feel a bit more like marshmellow than a lean piece of chicken (mmmm....marshmellow.... Read more
Slow and steady CAN win the race
I look to many of you quite often - many times incognito.
I peruse your pages, blogs and board posts looking for inspiration, commiseration and distraction. I don't always comment, but often I relate to your journeys and like you, I appreci... Read more
Holy crud: this stuff is HARD
I know the logical answers, but I feel like I am caught in quicksand....not moving forward but starting to feel myself give way.
I suppose that is typical for this time of year (right?!?!)...especially when you throw in a child with a birth... Read more
A glimpse at the Devil and Angel on each of my shoulders....
Angel: Okay, thanks to those winds last night, we overslept and missed any exercise this morning. We’ll have to clear the schedule around lunch so there are no excuses NOT to go to gym at lunch.
Devil (bewildered): Why? We weighed the same ... Read more
To my son on his Seventh Birthday:
(throughout my children's lives, I have been writing letters to them. My hope is that as they become teens, one day they will receive these letters and know more about their lives and connect who they are then, with who they are (t0 me) now. My ... Read more
Life is ridiculous: I am trying to PLAN a time to PLAN better (? below)
Seriously....how pathetic is it that I am going to *plan* a time to better *plan*?
If you want t... Read more
Losing 30 pounds (updated pic included) and gaining myself
You see that picture on my sparkpage...the one where my shorts are riding up between my 185 pound thighs and I am lumbering along while holding my 4-year-old son's hand? Yeah, that never *felt* like me...but it was me 22 weeks ago.
Then the... Read more
I was so flipping ANGRY....then I ate everything in sight.
Holy Emotional Eating, Batman! While emotions don't often dictate my daily intake, when they hit me I take a rather Gollom-like approach in which I hover over my food taking bites so large they choke me. Its amazing how quickly and savagly someo... Read more
Don't you think you are working out a little much?
I knew it was coming....I know it has been discussed....but after nearly 21 weeks, my hubby was the first one to say it out loud and to my face, "don't you think you are working out a little too much?"
Despite the fluff up of feathers, indi... Read more
My Ink is not yet dry....
Yeah, any kind of 'plan' figured in my control-freak head has been thrown out the window on more than one occasion over between October and November. But you know what? For ONCE, I am not letting a detour derail me. I think that I am finally fin... Read more
When in doubt: just stick to 'it'. Ummmm....what's it again?
Life has been a series of curve balls and obligations since October 1 in our home. At first, I was kind of thrown off, but now I am just angry. So why not just let loose and see what comes of it...
* I am OVER all of the small things that m... Read more
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Maintenance is not a gain...Maintenance is not a gain *repeat*
Let the real challenge begin, so they say..and to which I respond, "then what the hell have I been doing all along?"
In an effort to save my battered ego and self confidence, I am switching up my goals until 2010: I pledge not to gain weigh... Read more