Kitty Litter Cake
Here is a picture of the Kitty Litter Cake that we made and brought to a costume party for Halloween:
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Changing my goal weight
When I originally set my goal weight, I chose the number that would have me at the upper end of the healthy BMI for my height. Now, after much internal debate, I'm changing the number to one that will have my BMI be in the middle of the healthy... Read more
Last night was my second pilates class. After a long day of errands and obligations, I really didn't want to go. It was a struggle for me to get out the door.
But... Get out the door, I did.
Stretching out felt so good. The exercise... Read more
Tonight was my first pilates class, ever.
I'm happy to say that I survived!!! There were 5 people in my class (including me); and I was the only beginner.
I now have a good baseline of where I am at: not in good shape, at all. To an... Read more
It's been 5 months since my last blog. I've still been around; am still struggling; and have not given up!
It seems that for the past 4 months, I've gained and lost 2 pounds. This dance is getting old!
I was gifted with a fitbit over... Read more
I'm having a rough time getting back on track after the holidays. This upcoming week will be the first full week of the new year -- so being in my "normal" routine should help a bit.
I'm commiting to:
Drinking 12 glasses of water / day
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Why I changed my start weight
This morning, I made the decision to change my start weight on my ticker. This has been something that I've wrestled with for months, now.
Admittedly, I was embarrassed about how high the number was because that is the most that I have wei... Read more
Goals / Rewards
As October progresses, I'm struggling with my goals and rewards for the month. I have always had a difficult time in devising a reward strategy for myself. I feel guilty giving myself treats / spending money on myself. I know this is not heal... Read more
September was a very social month for me: there were some brunches, lunches and dinners with old friends, plus discussions over coffee with new friends; navigating the school run and playdates for my oldest child; welcoming a new year for myself... Read more
Yearly Recap / New Goals
This blog entry is a little overdue. Much has changed in my life over the past year. After working at the same company for almost 18 years, I made the decision to resign from my position. This was not a decision that I entered into lightly. ... Read more
6-week Postop Checkup
Monday evening was my 6-week postop checkup with my OB. I'm happy to say that my incision is healing nicely and I lost all the baby weight.
It's hard to believe that 6 weeks have passed already!
During those 6 weeks, a lot has happene... Read more
Good morning, spark friends.
Sorry for being MIA for so long. I had the baby via c-section on July 10th. He is a healthy and beautiful baby boy.
I'm slowly recovering from the surgery. I slept in my bed for the first time, last nigh... Read more
Today is my official due date.
As a Virgo, I'm an uber-planner. I do realize that certain things are beyond my control -- and the birth of my child is one of those things. It is driving me crazy to not know when he will make his appearanc... Read more
The end of the pregnancy is almost here.
I'm feeling very tired and drowsy, today. Sore, too! I'm hoping for a short nap.
Almost everything is ready at home. Laundry is done, the rooms for the kids are cleaned and all set-up (Litt... Read more
Just a quick update to let everyone know that things are going well. I'm in the last couple weeks of the pregnancy -- baby is well, so am I.
My "nesting" instinct has kicked-in, big-time. Been getting a lot accomplished around the home.
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