Need Constant Reminders of What I'm Thankful For!
Saturday, November 28, 2009      10 comments

So the run of unfortunate hard things hasn't ended in my life. From several of my last posts show things have been VERY tough! Well, I've added another thing...a broken down Suburban! Wednesday night I was in a town 35 minutes away with one... Read more
Saturday, November 21, 2009      19 comments

The straw that broke the camel's back. We just got back from the ER with our youngest who is 23 months old. I was working downstairs while my little one was playing upstairs with her 11-year-old sister and her friend. All of a sudden I he... Read more
The Calm After the Storm
Friday, November 20, 2009      3 comments

YAY, my husband is home!!! After a very chaotic three days of being a single mom I now can relinquish some of my single parent duties over to my husband. This morning when I woke up to head out to the gym I decided to get on the scale (a... Read more
PLEASE Talk Me Away From The FOOD!
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      9 comments

So my husband is out of town and I knew it would mean a crazier life for me since we have 7 kids. Not only am I trying to do normal mom stuff I also do daycare and transcribe insurance files. I've been taking it one minute at a time (which is... Read more
One At A Time = 1000
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      4 comments

I read an amazing idea today on a blog by FLUTTER-BY)L(, who got this idea from someone else. The idea is a hands-on visual of seeing what we're accomplishing by following through with our goals. After setting specific goals she then is puttin... Read more
Week 2 Results
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      7 comments

So today was weigh in. I lost 5lbs this week!!!! For a total of 10 pounds gone!!!!!! I am thrilled! I know I won't see numbers like that every week but it's keeping me going, sparking my enthusiasm. That's EXACTLY what I need right now.... Read more
A Change For The Whole Family???......
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      12 comments

I hope so! I'm obese. After checking out the BMI charts I realize I've been in the very overweight (obese) category since child number 2 was born, that was 15 years ago. Becoming so overweight was brought on by many bad choices. Unfortu... Read more
As I Begin A New Week...
Sunday, November 15, 2009      10 comments

I've been taking some time to do some evaluation. I now have two weeks under my belt with Spark People and about a week, week and a half, of really putting some effort forward. WATER - I don't hate it but I can live without it and I used t... Read more
After Three Years of Worry...A Sigh of Relief!
Friday, November 13, 2009      3 comments

About three years ago I started feeling like there was a lump in my throat. I'd struggle swallowing at times, felt uncomfortable lying down and just overall bothered by the sensation. At the time I was pregnant, mentioned it to my OB. and he s... Read more
What Time is it Mr. Shark????
Thursday, November 12, 2009      4 comments

Have you ever played that game? I did...today! I belong to a preschool co-op. There are six kids and each mom takes turns teaching. I teach once every six weeks and this is my week. So today I had 6 - 4/5 year olds, my kindergartner and... Read more
Getting Moving!
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      5 comments

Okay, life is crazy and I'm finding it hard to get exercise in. I've been jumping on the treadmill, occassionaly, and walking the neighborhood every once in awhile but I need to do MORE to get in shape and get this weight off! I know that stre... Read more
REALLY Getting Started!
Monday, November 09, 2009      4 comments

Okay, so it's been one week since I signed up with Spark People...I'm loving it. I do have admit that my first week was not done to the fullest. It was a combination of things...TOM came (UGH!), I spent a lot of time finding my way around this... Read more
Get OFF the Computer and...MOVE!!!
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      2 comments

I've been on the computer WAY too much!!! I know I'm just starting Spark People so there is A LOT to explore. There are so many wonderful success stories and motivational tools to read a person could be on the computer all day! Jumping ar... Read more
First Day Using Spark People!
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      3 comments

I'm exhausted, probably due to daylight savings time and having a one-year-old who doesn't understand the clocks have been changed. All I want to do right now is crawl into bed. But then I remembered I committed to tracking my health and I've ... Read more

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