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Had Two Pre-Op Appts. Yesterday
5/25/2013 9:25:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I had my pre-op appointments yesterday (doctor's office and the hospital) so it was a very long, draining day for me. I answered and asked lots of q...  Read more


Reached my First Goal!
5/23/2013 12:39:13 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Today I stepped on the scale and weighed 140.0! Hurray! I set 140 as my first goal weight to reach by Fourth of July and it's not even Memorial Day ye...  Read more


2 Weeks Until Surgery
5/23/2013 7:41:59 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am really freaking out because as of today I have exactly 2 weeks until my surgery. My stomach is in knots, I'm terrified, but at the same time I a...  Read more


Nutrient-dense foods
5/17/2013 2:30:07 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I'm eating tons of fruits and veggies this week! I've been reading Joel Fuhrman's book Eat to Live, and he recommends eating lots and lots of fruits a...  Read more


Have a Surgery Date - Less Than 3 Weeks Away
5/17/2013 7:15:04 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I am seriously freaking out because I have a surgery date and it's a little less than 3 weeks away. I'm not ready for the pain (have to have an abdom...  Read more


Finally Got to See a Doctor Who Listens
5/15/2013 9:36:41 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I finally got to see a doctor yesterday that actually seemed to care that I have been suffering for a long time. WARNING: THIS IS RELATED TO FEM...  Read more


Tough Week
5/13/2013 2:39:23 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It has been a tough week or so, for diet and exercise, since I last blogged. First, there was tons of emotional eating last weekend. I mean really bad...  Read more


Family Drama & Not Getting Better
5/9/2013 8:22:24 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I got a frantic call from my father yesterday informing me that he knew that he would most probably die before my mother did and that if I didn't "mak...  Read more


April/ May - goals
5/7/2013 11:16:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

April's warmer days helped me a lot. I've been pretty busy so this is the first I've had a chance to blog on April's results. I am glad to be able t...  Read more


Feeling a Little Better - Went Frugal Shopping
5/7/2013 8:07:36 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm going to the doctor again next week for an ultrasound (nope, not pregnant, LOL) and unfortunately won't get to talk to my doctor since he will be...  Read more


Put down our dog today well yesterday. 5/5
5/6/2013 3:04:12 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Our baby dog, 13, had cancer. We had to put her down. We are dog less. We still have our 2 cats, a frog, a lizard, a green cheek conjure, and 3 bab...  Read more


Running Again
5/3/2013 1:58:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I just came back from a walk/run. I'm going to try to get back to running. When I stopped running 2.5 years ago, that's when the weight went back on....  Read more


Little goals to get to my bigger goals
5/2/2013 1:48:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I made some goals for myself. The first goal is to weigh 140 by the Fourth of July. So now I have to ask myself...what am I doing to meet this goal? W...  Read more


So Tired
5/2/2013 8:45:47 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My health issues got worse this week so I had to make an appt. to see my doctor. Let's just say it was not a pleasant examination at all and I was gi...  Read more


It's official. :(
4/30/2013 1:53:43 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I officially weigh more now than I have ever weighed in my life. Ugh. (Pregnancies don't count!) But I am going to use this as a motivator. I am...  Read more


My baby's birthday
4/29/2013 3:31:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is my baby's 13th birthday! It's hard to believe. I've been so very fortunate in my life. I have a wonderful husband and four beautiful healthy...  Read more


Kids Had a Blast at Prom & Saving Money at Super Doubles
4/29/2013 8:28:17 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm posting a quick blog today due to dealing with some medical issues again and not feeling that great. I took my kids to their first homeschool...  Read more


Beautiful Friday
4/26/2013 12:39:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I did pretty well yesterday. I exercised for close to an hour and a half! I was eating really well too. But then I made the mistake of making brownies...  Read more


Today is where your book begins
4/25/2013 1:04:19 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"Today is where your book begins The rest is still unwritten" (Natasha Bedingfield's Unwritten) Okay, so here I am. Still trying to lose weight...  Read more


Went Thrift Shopping Yesterday
4/25/2013 7:06:41 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Yesterday my daughter and I went to the thrift store after she finished her school since they were having 50% off everything. The store was picked ov...  Read more


Life is So Busy, But Still Trying to Save Money & Organize
4/24/2013 6:59:40 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I haven't posted in quite awhile on Spark People due to being so busy and trying to get through every day life. I have been trying to save money...  Read more


March/April - goals
4/3/2013 9:59:52 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I was surprised by the tally results for March. I had a new high daily step count of 13272(progress yay!). I also earned a 250 lifetime miles badge....  Read more


I Reached 100,000 Spark Points Today on My Daughter's Birthday!
3/27/2013 9:30:34 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I hit 100,000 Spark points! 244 104 208 It's hard to believe that I reached the highest level on the site today and to top it off it's...  Read more


The Unwanted Toy Being Me.
3/27/2013 3:41:35 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I'm feeling like the unwanted toy at Christmas. I haven't heard from my Dad and Step Mom in awhile so I decided to give a call today. Dad has a ton...  Read more


Froze This Weekend While Running Errands
3/25/2013 8:33:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a rainy, very cold day but we still went out in as we wanted to get our amusement park registration done (taking pictures for our cards...  Read more


Learning to Embrace Scary & Exciting Opportunities
3/23/2013 7:13:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I can't believe that I'm only 368 points away from having 100,000 Spark points! Wow, that's crazy! We had a great field trip with our home schoo...  Read more


That Moment When...
3/21/2013 11:29:38 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been seeing people post things about "that moment when" on several social networks/blogs and never understood it - until today. Today I had...  Read more


Free Food At Dollar Tree!
3/21/2013 6:40:19 AM,  11 COMMENTS

So I saved money again yesterday after I ran some quick errands after my dentist appt. My husband was home in time to take my daughter to her favorit...  Read more


Food Deals
3/20/2013 7:40:56 AM,  7 COMMENTS

The weather around my area is driving me nuts because one day I can wear short sleeved shirts and no coat and then the following day it's coat and swe...  Read more


Happy with My Consignment Sale Payout & Got Flannel Sheets for $10
3/17/2013 7:44:32 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday I picked up my unsold items as well as my money made from the second church consignment sale I participated in. I was very happy as I only...  Read more


Made & Saved Some Money
3/15/2013 1:13:33 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I had my first church consignment sale drop-off and pick-up last week and finally got a check from them so that I now know what I made. I was pleasan...  Read more


Finally getting started...
3/15/2013 11:09:44 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Took a while to get QBIT completely enrolled into OCA as it is so near to the end of the year. (we finished the enrollment in Feb. but then brick and...  Read more


Funny How Life Throws Opportunities Your Way
3/12/2013 11:49:53 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It has been a completely crazy and busy week for me as not only have my friend and I that own a homeschool group together been given a co-op, our grou...  Read more


Main page entry from 2009
3/7/2013 7:34:41 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Ok so today I am a little older, a little wiser and thanks to a lot of website research a little less stressed than this time last year. I just read...  Read more


Saving Money & Spending More Money - The Balance
3/6/2013 8:30:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is the last day I can work on tagging for one of my church consignment sales. I have a drop-off tomorrow morning and I'm still waiting on thing...  Read more


February Overview - March Goals
3/4/2013 5:00:22 PM,  5 COMMENTS

February was a rough month for our family. We had a death, an accident, two hospitalizations and a few illnesses. I did met one February goal almost...  Read more


Homeschool Class Over But Still Busy
3/3/2013 9:42:41 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's taken me this long to get time to post a blog as it was a very busy week for me. Our homeschool group had a geography day (U.S.) and I helped wi...  Read more


Organizing & Trying To Feel Less Stressful
2/27/2013 10:36:50 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I got a little bit of the clothes done for my soon to be upcoming church consignment sales last night. I was so busy with other things (schooling, cl...  Read more


Feeling Stressed From All the Responsibilities
2/26/2013 8:59:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

It is a rainy and dreary day today which is why I'm glad I have no where to go today. No appointments, no errands, etc. 104 I will take today...  Read more


Country Breakfast Growing Up
2/25/2013 9:08:19 AM,  8 COMMENTS

A few people have asked me what pimento cheese is. It is basically shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese (from a block, don't use already shredded chee...  Read more


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