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Ok, so I'm not a Vegetarian...
Well, I tried it,being a vegetarian, and it's not for my body. I did it for about 7 months and ended up gaining about 15 lbs. I was pretty good at it and only had a few slip ups and went right back to eating my fruits, veggies, grains and dair... Read more
Trying to be Vegetarian, turned 40 and balancing...
Well, after Thanksgiving I felt bloated and yucky. I didn't really eat much meat, I usually didn't anyway, but this time I just felt different. I decided to make a change. My younger sister had told me she had become Vegetarian and my good fr... Read more
To DisneyWorld and Back!!! Lots of pics!!
Well, I made it to Disney World and back in one piece!!! I am the driver because I get sick reading in the car and thus can't navigate. The trip was 973.56 miles to our resort in Clermont, so we had to stop at a hotel both ways. I'll break th... Read more
Day 4: Pizza?? It's ok! Frozen yogurt, too!
Pizza you say, yes, we love it! We have an awesome take and bake company near us that we absolutely love. The owners also own a frozen yogurt shop two doors down. The pizza place is Papa Murphy's and the frozen yogurt is Orange Leaf. We freq... Read more
Day 3: Home all day and it helped
Well, I think it's working! I was home all day with the kids yesterday. We even managed to have some friends come over for a playdate. Now this was not the original plan, of course. I wanted to walk around with the kids in the morning and th... Read more
Day 2: Taco Bell and all is well!
Well, I woke with a tight left side of my neck and head hurting. It continued all day. I tried all day to push through it. My pregnant niece came over in the midst of our Disney itinerary planning. They wanted us to order something on Amazon... Read more
Day 1 of Recommital: ups and downs
Well, I have recommitted and day 1 had ups and downs. I got up and wogged or jalked (hehe) jog/walked for 41 minutes yesterday about 7am. I felt very good when I got back, but hot and sweaty. I tried to cool off by slowing down a bit first a... Read more
My numbers! What they mean to me.
Ok, I'm hopefully done and changing today. I have a graduate degree in Math so I think about numbers a lot. When I went from 163 lbs. to 110 lbs. initially, that was an awesome fete. It was 53 lbs. lost or 32.5 % of my body weight gone!!! ... Read more
Time for a serious change!!
Ok, so this year hasn't been going so great from the beginning. Well, it started back in mid-Dec. with being stressed out from searching for a puppy and then getting the puppy on Dec. 29th. With all of the searching, getting the pup, and kids ... Read more
Brownie is going to a new home :) :(
Well, we have all come to the same conclusion, mostly. My husband's sister and family will be taking Brownie for us this weekend. They may keep or if it doesn't work out, then his other sister which really wants her and already has a dog will ... Read more
Another jogging sickness!!!!
Ok, so I haven't really jogged since Christmas, but I did go to Kettlebell class the last two Fridays and did a bit of jogging (slower paced) on Sunday or Monday of this past week. So I didn't feel like I was completely void of exercise. I wen... Read more
Our new puppy is here....Brownie!
Brownie is here and boy is she cute!! Santa left Abby a note at our house while we were out of town letting Abby know that they can't leave pets in empty houses, but that he thought she deserved one. He left a doggy bowl and a leash and said t... Read more
Turkey Day at the In-Laws!
The food choices here at the in-laws are awful. Basically the only healthy thing to eat was the turkey. I'm not that fond of turkey, but had a very small sliver. They had stuffing, sweet glazed ham, two types of taters (one with bacon YUM! an... Read more
I did a bad bad thing....
I meant to just take a nice brisk 2 or so mile walk this morning since I haven't exercised much at all since being sick for over 3 weeks. I've been eating horribly during this time also. I chose a bike/walk path near our house that runs along ... Read more
A visit to the in-laws....
Ok, so we went to the in-laws for the weekend. Some of you may know the story of what happens when we go down there. Basically, the food is now where near healthy and since the the town is one of those "blink and you might miss it" towns, exer... Read more