Back on the wagon!
Okay so I took a long hiatus from SP and focusing on my weight and eating right and exercising. This week, it's all back on.
Well really I'm taking small steps at a time. 1st step is to get back in the routine of exercising.
I haven'... Read more
8/27/08 a really bad day
I woke up to a flooded basement. 2 inches of water. Its a partial finished room, my son's room. It several hours to push the water with brooms and a squeegee towards the drain and to move all of what was salvageable to dry ground. Thank you Fay... Read more
Storms are calming
I noticed its been a while since I blogged and its mainly because of the chaos that is my life most days. Generally that chaos is just busyness, sprinkled with stressful events like cars breaking down. Recently it was my dd's car that broke down... Read more
New Goal Setting
After reading SP article about setting smaller goals, I've decided to set a 10% goal and also I have a reward to self picked out for reaching that goal. I guess once I reach that goal I'll set another 10% goal and reward. The smaller goals will ... Read more
I have to say I'm really proud of myself lately for my weight loss. Yesterday I weighed in at 170.5, the 160's are so close I can actually taste them. I'm visioning next Tuesday's weigh in at say 169. Vacation didn't even derail me like I thoug... Read more
Here are my random thoughts
We are back from vacation, got back on Monday. I've been busy everyday trying to catch up on my to-do list, things certainly seem to get backed up when you aren't around to do them. Go figure!
I've done good to stay in my calorie range sin... Read more
I've been MIA from SP cause we are on vacation. We finally arrived at our destination, luckily no major troubles along the way. Kids fighting was one of our biggest problems, it was expected because that is how they are all the time.
I didn... Read more
I'm only half a pound away from reaching 10 lbs lost. It's been just slightly over one month since I returned to SP and I'm so glad I did. I will weigh again tomorrow since tomorrow is officially the last day of the month, perhaps that half a po... Read more
Memorial Day weekend derailment
My bad started on Friday. My son stayed home due to a bad ingrown toe nail. So that day after running to the doc and getting him back home, we discussed him needing a haircut. I decided to run him to the Great Clips. While I waited I stopped at ... Read more
I was bad, bad, bad
Okay today I gave in to a craving. It was very yummy, but it put me SO over my calories. Without it I may have been pushing the edge, but probably would have squeaked by just under the wire. My sin today was a grande caramel frappucino with whip... Read more
Feeling a bit down (time to vent)
I've had some serious issues at home with my eldest child, the graduate. We had a big fight, which in our house with this child is not all that uncommon, but it never fails to make me feel very stressed and depressed.
I often feel like my ... Read more
Worked hard today!
Today was a yard work day. I finally got around to planting my veggies. Last year I was done a month earlier. I planted 6 tomato plants, 6 pepper plants, 4 summer squash plants, and several seeds for cucumbers. I dug the dirt to loosen the soi... Read more
Why oh why does it take SO long to lose a pound or lose an inch? I need it to go faster to stay motivated. I need to SEE results, in the form of fitting into a smaller size or a visual on the scale. My current loss could just be water retention ... Read more
The TRS weight loss challenge started today, so I had to weigh in. To my surprise I was down 3 lbs from a little over a week ago. I'm sure it was mostly water releasing since my measurements haven't changed.
I did good today compared to ye... Read more
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Went grocery shopping yesterday, so I'm stocked up on more fat free items. Getting rid of all my empty calories, not sure why I had them in the first place. ... Read more