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Friday, October 09, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday was my busiest work day of the month. I'm sorry to say that my eating did not make it through the day unscathed. I would go into the kitchen and think, "ok, something healthy. What can I eat?" but nothing came to mind. So I had wh... Read more

Life is what happens when you're busy making plans.

Monday, October 05, 2009      1 comments

I just found out this week that I'm pregnant. Now that I've had a few days to process the fact, I'm excited. I love my little girls & can't imagine life without them (honestly, what did I DO before?!), and though it's not the most ideal timing... Read more

Today's goals

Friday, September 25, 2009      1 comments

No "things to do" list (besides take care of my girls & make dinner... folding the basket of clean clothes would be nice too). I have just these two goals: 1) Exercise in the morning (sometime before "naptime")-- Cardio & Weights 2) Fini... Read more

Carbs, Fats, Proteins, and How I'm Doing.

Thursday, September 24, 2009      2 comments

I just changed my settings so that I could see the recommendations of how much I should be getting of carbs, fats, & proteins. I'm really surprised to find that (except Sunday, which I wrote about already & was my free day anyhow) I've been in ... Read more

little triumphs

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I was out visiting family all day and wasn't able to track throughout the day like usual. The consequence was that I went over by 300 calories for the day. But I still was really proud of my efforts for the day because I made good, c... Read more

total and debilitating discouragement

Sunday, September 20, 2009      5 comments

Today was an unhappy weigh day. It could have been worse, I suppose: I gained half a pound. But I don't feel that I merited a gain IN THE LEAST. "Well," I consoled myself, "My recent losses are probably evident in my measurements and n... Read more

I'm a High Rollin' Mama

Thursday, September 17, 2009      2 comments

I needed to go to the store last night, & decided to walk with the girls. Then I thought of a better plan: I would roller blade while pushing the stroller. Sometimes I don'... Read more


Wednesday, September 16, 2009      1 comments

My husband's truck wouldn't start yesterday or today (so he had to take my jeep to work), which means that I had to miss a meeting yesterday, NOT pick up my new dishwasher last night, and Chick is at least missing part of preschool this morning.... Read more

Sunday is my "free day"

Monday, September 14, 2009      0 comments

I try to be really careful about my eating all week, and if I have succeeded then I get a "free day." I can eat anything I want on Sunday. I don't worry about sodium or fiber or calories or fat grams or even getting enough fruits and veggies. ... Read more

Fat Magically Melting off like Butter

Sunday, September 13, 2009      1 comments

Well, if by "Magically" it means "with lots of determination, persistence, exhertion, & constant effort." I've lost 5 pounds since August 22nd (3 weeks ago), and about half of that was just this week's loss. Though that's not anything out ... Read more

The best laid plans of mice and men

Friday, September 11, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday I spent a rather long amount of time trying to figure out how to have low-sodium stir-fry and still have it be tasty. I did have some low-sodium soy sauce in the back of the cupboard, and finally decided that I could still have it tas... Read more

What I've learned

Thursday, September 10, 2009      2 comments

I've never counted calories. I've counted fat grams, and carb/fat/protein ratios, and servings, and recently (just a little) WW points...but never calories. Having my calories counted for me has been a very enlightening experience. I'm also h... Read more

maybe next week?

Sunday, September 06, 2009      1 comments

I'm doing a "biggest loser" contest with some friends. We just finished the first week. I lost half a pound. The frustrating part is that I WORKED.LIKE.CRAZY. I was good about my eating, did weights 3 times, and did some form of cardio 4 day... Read more

runner's high

Friday, September 04, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday I ran 2 miles (4 laps at the local park)! I'm really happy with that. I lost weight in 2001/2002 partly due to running. But then dating, wedding planning, marriage, work, babies, etc etc etc got in the way. It feels great to be get... Read more