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Kitten pictures - introducing Wreckless and Caution
6/22/2014 9:15:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I adopted two new baby boy kittens last Saturday. They are 13 weeks old as of yesterday. The orange and white one is Wreckless and the white and oran...  Read more


Another Hurdle I made it Over
6/22/2014 5:42:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

104 I had planned in my head to NOT eat out until I felt more confident in my nutrition plan; however, plans sometimes have to be altered. Today whil...  Read more


Making progress a little at a time.
6/17/2014 9:44:37 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So, I'm down two pounds from last week. Which is majorly exciting since I've been tracking calories and such at a rate that's supposed to have me losi...  Read more


Expectations vs. Reality
6/10/2014 11:30:07 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, I've managed to meet a couple of my goals thus far this summer. I've done yoga every day for the last 11 days...until yesterday when time got away...  Read more


Whole 30, Day 0!
5/31/2014 6:00:15 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So after watching the scale slowly creep UP in the 8 months since Jo was born, I've finally decided enough is enough. I've started getting more e...  Read more


New Shoes
5/28/2014 9:31:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This is mostly for my use. I want to track how long shoes last before the heels break down. New Merrells...5.26.14 495 miles walked this year...  Read more


End of the school year stress and weight gain.
5/23/2014 1:11:28 PM,  4 COMMENTS

UGH! So, yeah, I've gained a few pounds this past month or so. I feel slovenly. It's disgusting. I went a whole two weeks without going for one run. (...  Read more


I was good today
5/19/2014 2:28:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've tried to do this for so long and I've ended up failing at the end and regaining the weight. I feel like this time I can finally break the cycle....  Read more


Returning, maybe? (Also, a few baby pics!)
4/18/2014 8:50:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I honestly don't think I've been away from my blog for this long before. There's no way to do an update and no reason to. Life is amazing. I lov...  Read more


cookie pictures
4/15/2014 9:19:58 PM,  6 COMMENTS

as promised here are two pictures of the cookies I made for my sister and brother for Easter. ...  Read more


I just want to call a "redo" on some things???
4/14/2014 9:30:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I guess I'm just having one of those days - spent an hour and half on the phone with my case manager and the pharmacy department getting home delivery...  Read more


What do you do when you are not hitting the calorie count?
4/12/2014 7:45:55 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm below everytime - is that bad? My counts are 1334 - 1700 right now and today I barely made it over 1000 but had 3 meals and 2 snacks so it's not...  Read more


If I hear one more person say it's all about diet...
4/11/2014 9:16:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I think I will scream. With limited exceptions, as in yes, there have been the eating out times, I have followed the same diet I'm on now, completely...  Read more


5K complete! Results from 5 week training plan...
4/6/2014 7:46:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

OMG! The Glow Run was so much fun! Alicia couldn't be there, but Edward came with me to cheer me on. They had zumba before the race started to warm us...  Read more


1 week to 5K!
3/30/2014 10:02:53 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Hey hey chickens! How are things? I'm doing OK. I've got some AWESOME news to report...a few awesomes, actually. 1. Last night I wore a dress to...  Read more


After The Rain
3/18/2014 8:26:03 PM,  10 COMMENTS

After the rain the ground is all muddy and soft. It is hard to clean mud off of your shoes when you walk through it. Yet, as messy as the rain may be,...  Read more


Workout Plan week 2: Thoughts...
3/6/2014 7:41:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is day 12 of my 6 week workout plan. So far, I have completed ALL 11 workouts to date. I have gotten my 12k steps on the days I planned to get 1...  Read more


Well going for surgery for one issue
2/25/2014 7:08:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm not sure how I really feel about it but... I went for an ultrasound today and got to see Fern and Fran (Frank is gone) my fibroids and after talki...  Read more


Guess who has two thumbs and a PLAN...THIS GUY!
2/23/2014 3:04:07 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So...Edward and I were discussing my stagnant weight last night. He was trying to be helpful..which at the time felt more hurtful, but in the light of...  Read more


Never had so many doctor appointments in my life!
2/21/2014 9:47:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today was the only day this week with no doctor appointments and I just laid around with a headache. Then got called and had two more added for next...  Read more


Running and allergies and work...ohmy!
2/21/2014 6:56:03 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Thanks my darlings for all the amazing advice! I've been resting properly (1-2) days between runs. This weekend it'll be 3 maybe 4 days til my next ru...  Read more


What the heck does an artichoke look like? LOL
2/19/2014 7:43:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So it's been a while (hey.....there) and A LOT of things have been going on - so lets do a recap of the last couple of months real quick - Trouble, my...  Read more


5k training.
2/16/2014 2:20:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

About three weeks ago I started working on C25K again. A good friend of mine asked if I wanted to do the GloRun with her, which is coming up on April...  Read more


2/12/2014 2:24:36 PM,  9 COMMENTS

hello my wonderful family I am still here. 104 i have been having some challenges I have been facing. i also have been doing a lot of traveling. but...  Read more


A Challenging February 2014
2/2/2014 9:35:15 AM,  101 COMMENTS

I find myself in a most frustrating situation. I really haven't lost any weight since Thanksgiving. As a matter of fact, I've put on several pounds si...  Read more


New Year. One month in...
1/30/2014 8:18:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Wow. I promise I think about blogging all the time. I just never dooooo it. Most of the time I'm using my phone for all things internet. My laptop is...  Read more


Today is a new start.
1/21/2014 9:28:15 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I know the holidays took a toll on my weight. My lowest weight was 187, but to be honest, that was after being sick where I probably dropped 5-7 lbs....  Read more


Threat Deterred
1/21/2014 7:46:44 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I was diagnosed with insulin resistance back in October. The normal range for insulin is 3-28. Mine was 30.9 at the time. The doctor told me to lose w...  Read more


Work Work Work
1/9/2014 7:30:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am only on Thursday and have in over 40 hours - still 2 days to go on this week. Makes in hard to get in the work outs - but I managed to get 30 min...  Read more


My First Blog
1/8/2014 8:38:30 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been on and off Sparkpeople for many years - I would stay on it for 2-3 months and then I would hit a plateau and/or life got busy and I quit u...  Read more


12/29/2013 4:55:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Since it is raining pretty hard this morning and I know I won't get out to walk on Monday or Tuesday, 1018 if my final milage total for the year. I a...  Read more


Thankful for my little family
11/28/2013 6:53:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

How can I not be grateful for such adorable people??...  Read more


Holy Holidays, Batman!
11/25/2013 3:03:21 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Ohhhh my good golly miss molly! Things have not been going well in Racheleville. I've been letting things slip, and rationalizing things in my mind to...  Read more


965 and counting
11/21/2013 6:32:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Todays 6 mile walk put me at 965 for the year. Once the time chages, my walking goes down because there isn't early light or late lite. I manag...  Read more


Salad Bar Danger Zone
11/15/2013 9:27:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I went to Jason's Deli a few days ago with a lady friend, and was able to eat a very reasonable meal - one little cornbread, a small teaspoon of nuts...  Read more


Six weeks of mamahood
11/14/2013 3:20:50 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Six weeks ago, my baby finally decided it was time to join the outside world, and my life has (duh) been turned upside down. If ANYONE reading this i...  Read more


Challenge Myself - Leslie Sansone
10/30/2013 12:55:30 PM,  2 COMMENTS

CHALLENGE YOURSELF! Track your daily miles here. Leslie Walks count for however many miles the workout is listed as (ex. 4 Fast Miles = 4 miles)...  Read more


I did it!
10/28/2013 6:20:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

521 I have never been a runner. I get winded very easily. Today I read a lot of the exercise spark secrets and got inspired. I usually walk about two...  Read more


24 hours later. The difference a day can make.
10/28/2013 7:09:14 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I got up from the computer after finishing that last blog, and took my grocery list in to my husband. I told him that I wasn't feeling well and that I...  Read more


BIG slips.
10/27/2013 11:55:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Wow. Ok. Sooooo, my birthday was October 10th. I let myself go out with friends and have beer and chicken wings and fries to celebrate. I was being so...  Read more


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