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  • Weekend Review

    2/8/2016 6:39:24 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I had a very fast weekend and find that I really didn't get a dang thing done. Our school had its annual tailgate party Friday night from 5-7. Each year we have a silent auction and I think each year it gets bigger. I spent $70 last year when DH was out of town. This year? He was bidding on a r... Read more

  • Friday and the Weekend!

    2/5/2016 3:18:43 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    244 its Friday! AND Super Bowl Weekend 281 This week has been of week of change for me. Trying new things and seeing how it works. I've really upped my protein, fats and veggies and decreased my sugar. I am experimenting with a lower carb plan that includes small amounts of whole grains,... Read more

  • Mistakes and Corrections

    2/4/2016 1:06:14 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Aye a Mistake! Shocker, right? 246 Here is the crux of it. My good friend is following some sort of low carb plan that you cycle between eating grains and not eating them. So many days on and so many days off. She has been ordering a breve with steamed HEAVY CREAM because it is super low ... Read more

  • Birthday Celebrations

    2/3/2016 11:33:41 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I started my lower carb adventure on February 1st. My daughter celebrated her 13th birthday yesterday on day 2 of my low carb adventure. She picked Chinese for dinner and wanted ice cream for dessert. I kept my portions small but nonetheless went over my carb limit for the day. I did learn ... Read more

  • Lower Carb Day 2 - Early Recap

    2/2/2016 4:13:59 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I wanted to do a Day 2 recap early since I will be busy celebrating my daughter's birthday tonight. I started the day off with a fabulous omelet (2 eggs, 1.5 slices of ham, 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper, 2 TBSP of cheese) and coffee w/ 3 TBSP of half and half. Super satisfying and I'm pretty... Read more

  • Lower Carb - Day 1

    2/1/2016 6:16:49 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    My mom has been doing a lower carb diet since just after Thanksgiving and has experienced the greatest weight loss success in years. She firmly believes its the process that works best for her body. She told me this morning that she is now wearing the smallest jeans she owns for the first time in ... Read more

  • Do It Now.....Day 1

    1/28/2016 10:59:51 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Sometimes you talk about doing something just to find that you put it off thinking another time will be easier, faster, more convenient...you get what I'm saying. That is kinda how its been going with getting new vitamins so that I can start taking them again and then hopefully start feeling better... Read more

  • What Does This Journey Mean To You?

    1/27/2016 6:57:36 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    The honest truth is that for the last 6 months I have been half-a$s trying at this whole exercise and eating right thing. There. I said it out loud. If you need a excuse for not eating right or exercising I've perfected them all! But who wants to be GOOD at making excuses? I mean - it jus... Read more

  • What If.....

    1/20/2016 11:57:36 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    What if the number on the scale never moved again? What if you were physically active 5-7 days a week. You ran 5K's....10K's even! You skied, hiked, and walked. And the scale stayed the same. What if you pumped out military style push-ups, held plank for minutes, and could manage ... Read more

  • 14 Day Focus Challenge

    1/19/2016 5:25:39 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    My Reaching Your Goals 14 Days At A Time Team spent the last 14 days working on a focus challenge and the final step is to blog about the challenge and what we learned from it. Step 1: State your Focus Goal Work on organization to help me create time for an exercise program that fits m... Read more

  • One Choice At A Time

    1/11/2016 2:55:06 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Hello Spark Friends - I'm feeling pretty sparky today... for the first time in a long while. I set goals and feel good about the steps I need to take to accomplish them. I am really focusing on the journey one choice at a time. Yesterday I started the Rookie Running Program. 20 minutes...4... Read more