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I freaked out on my husband today

Sunday, August 16, 2015      9 comments

He always SAYS he wants to lose weight and help me to lose weight. Unfortunately his actions do say the same thing. He always suggests/asks for completely unhealthy foods or says he wants to go out to eat or pick up dinner. It is so not helpf... Read more

Copycat panera strawberry poppyseed salad

Friday, August 14, 2015      1 comments

I am in love with panera's poppyseed salad! Lots of fresh greens, 4 kinds of fruit, and chicken. I choose to leave of the pecans because I just don't care for them. With the help of my dear frien Pinterest, I found a copycat recipe that I cann... Read more

Yesterday: Worst birthday to date!!!

Sunday, August 02, 2015      13 comments

Yesterday was my birthday and it was absolutely horrible! I woke up, hung out with the hubby (still good) fired up the Ipad and received an email saying they sent my new credit card to Maryland and please activate when I receive it. I li... Read more

recovering from an injury

Thursday, July 09, 2015      1 comments

After spending nearly 2 weeks walking around Europe, I was conditioned to walk large amounts every day. Not one day ended under 14,000, most were around 17 and 18,000 steps per day. I was ready to continue this new found mileage, especially si... Read more

Recent ups and downs

Monday, April 27, 2015      3 comments

I will start with the downs, because I would prefer to end on a positive note. My weight hasn't moved in weeks. I know this is directly related to what I have been eating. It has been harder than usual for me to say no to foods that derail me... Read more

I kept it to a one high calorie meal instead of a weekend of excess!

Saturday, March 28, 2015      4 comments

I just have to write about this because for many weekends now a less than healthy Friday night has lead to an all out horrible weekend. Instead, today I got up and started on my water, made a protein smoothie for my husband and one for myself a... Read more

Ogara's Irish 5K

Saturday, March 21, 2015      2 comments

I ran my first 5K of the year this morning! Although I am definitely not is as good of shape as I would like to be when taking these on, I am proud of my accomplishment. Yes, I walked some of it, but I finished. The course had some evil hills... Read more

Made my own

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      7 comments

Have you ever tried to use a store bought hula hoop and just fail miserably? Me too! Turns out we failed because they are too small! I watched several you tube videos (jus... Read more

Make it happen March

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      5 comments

I started out my journey strong. 7 lb loss in January and lost another 3 in the first half of February. after that I have been floundering. Do great for the work week and fall apart on the weekends. I managed to not have a gain, but I also s... Read more

Weekend report

Sunday, February 22, 2015      0 comments

I didn't do wonderful but I didn't do horrible either. Friday night I volunteered to be the designated driver so I avoided any liquid calories and nobody harrassed me to drink because hey- who doesn't like having a DD? I was up past my bed... Read more

This is me

Sunday, February 08, 2015      5 comments

I have never taken/posted a "before" picture. This is hard for me, to expose myself to the world. I had to force myself to stop sucking it in and take a "this is the real... Read more

Second mini-goal met! Thoughts and looking for advice.

Saturday, February 07, 2015      2 comments

I have now lost 5% of my initial body weight! Woo hoo! I am excited to be making progress. The scale is moving and my "fat jeans" no longer hurt. They are still a little tighter in the thighs than I would wish for, but progress is progress. ... Read more

Relaxing my goals a bit

Sunday, February 01, 2015      3 comments

I am not changing my ultimate goals of fitness, but I am going to relax my timeline in how quickly I arrive there. The more I think about it,the more I am supporting my own decision. I had originally wanted to achieve that ideal "2 pounds a we... Read more

Indulgent weekend and I am completely OK with it!

Monday, January 26, 2015      1 comments

In the past, after a weekend like I just had, I would be beating myself emotionally right now. I had a moment on the 4 hour drive to our weekend where I realized that this is the rest of my life. I am not going to live in a bubble of "health a... Read more

I am slowly learning...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      1 comments

So, I have learned that if I do not give in to a persistent craving I will end in a full on binge. Acknowledging that I had been craving cookies for over 2 days, I baked chocolate chip cookies on Monday. I ate more than I should, but less than... Read more

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