So, Ruby is nearly 16 months old here, and I'm down around 25lbs from having had her, with at least as many to go. I finally started to lose some weight when she was around a year by strictly tracking calories again. I've been maintaining for ... Read more
So, obviously - I'm a little behind in updating my SparkPeople blog... but my daughter was just born! :D And I wanted to memorialize the story before it is too long out of my mind.
TL;DR Version -
Due date: 8/24
Ruby Arrived: 8/... Read more
Yes, that's 10 weeks further along, I'm in the 3rd trimester now :O Still is so weird to be pregnant, but things are going well.
It is sooo hard to eat healthy - I just try to make sure I get some freggies in and protein, but a lot of th... Read more
So I finally really gained some weight and my belly popped out. I had an appointment today and the HB sounded great, around 145-150 - and that baby was moving around and kicking. We'd hear the heartbeat and BANG! BOOM!
In two weeks we go ... Read more
Since my last blog, I ran one more half marathon in November - it was a brutal experience, a cold snap left me quite unprepared for the temperatures that day and I also felt I got injured, but was able to recover well after a massage at... Read more
This morning was a new low for me for the year, 197. Still borderline overweight for my height according to BMI, but pretty much back to where I was in Dec of 2012, before all the hysterics.
Amazing what cutting out gluten and dairy and ... Read more
So, I should probably do a little catch up. :) My weight hasn't been dropping as dramatically as it did when I started the elimination diet, I haven't started tracking again yet either.
I'm under 200lbs again. WOOHOO!!! I've cons... Read more
Day Four: Get Ready on the Inside
"How much time do you spend getting ready each day? Today use the same amount of time to get ready on the inside. Meditate, write in your journal, or perform an act of service."
This was completed on... Read more
So I actually did the exercise yesterday, but I'm doing the prompt today. And I'm not gonna beat myself up about that! :D KINDNESS! hehehe.
Here's the challenge:
THE CHALLENGE: Exercise for fun—choose a form of
exercise that yo... Read more
Today's challenge is 10 things I like about myself - both for appearance and other qualities.
Let's start with appearance:
1. My eyes are big and blue and pretty!
2. I used to not like how tall I am, but now I love it
3. My fe... Read more
Two things to blog about! :) First I want to talk about this Body Kindness Challenge I'm doing with the Young Women I lead at church. Here is a link to the pamphlet online -
https://docs.google.com/ file/d/0B9CYnTRKZBdIZVZScW... Read more
So at my Dr's appointment yesterday I actually DID still get massaged! WOOHOO! It was pretty neat. due to finding the uterus and whatnot, that massage gets pretty intimate in location, but I felt very comfortable with this doctor - she is great... Read more
Long time no post, again.
Well I mentioned at some point that I was heading to the Naturopath, right? Well... I've been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, an autoimmune thyroid disease, as well as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.
I'm... Read more
So I had a big weekend, travelling, concerts, the whole nine yards.
First was the Dealer.com YO! DDC Raps Party. Yeah, my husband's work has huge elaborate theme parties for it's employees. We missed the best acts, but I still had fun. ... Read more
So I've been tracking my food pretty consistently lately. My weight isn't exactly dropping, but I haven't gained since the initial jump after going off BC still.
My gym going has become quite regular, my running is a little less. Still d... Read more