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  • tilt

    8/16/2017 10:33:09 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Today is proof positive: i need to track throughout the day. when i tally up at the end, it's too late.😢 It appears that i fell asleep before blogging yesterday. Finally made and ate the blackberry pie today. Weighed in at 203, 3 down from vacation blowout . Goal for next ... Read more

  • Wholesome, Inspirational, Healthy & Joyous Living

    8/15/2017 9:15:37 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I decided that I should amend my Spark page as follows: First I note that although I attend a Christian church with my wife, I am not a full believer in the divinity of Jesus and that the bible does have its faults. However, I believe a) that Jesus and his followers were inspired by God or by t... Read more

  • My New Mantra

    8/15/2017 6:24:33 AM, by CHUBBYNOMORE3

    To combat my nostalgia for the "other age" of me.... Read more

  • 1510

    8/14/2017 10:05:32 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Grocery shopping done. Finally ordered a new couch. purchased new curtains for DD's room. Went for a great walk in town. Tracked and I am way under but tomorrow is weigh in and I stopped eating at dinner. So. Peace out.... Read more

  • Fighting Evil

    8/14/2017 12:04:59 AM, by OLDEROWL

    I decided that I add to my blog the following paragraph: First I note that although I attend a Christian church with my wife, I am not a full believer in the divinity of Jesus and that the bible does have its faults. However, I believe a) that Jesus and his followers were inspired by God or by ... Read more

  • ?????

    8/13/2017 10:09:34 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I dont think i went over today, but then again i didn't track. Trying to avoid the screen today, see you tomorrow. peace out.... Read more

  • Finally lost a little more than my usual 2 pound yo yo

    8/12/2017 4:26:14 AM, by CHUBBYNOMORE3

    Finally lost a little, even though there were 3 days I rested and still ate all of my calories! This is the "jump start" I have needed to overcome the up and down motion of my weight that was getting me seasick! Regrouping. My blood sugar is a little higher than normal because I have been "... Read more

  • ????

    8/11/2017 10:44:07 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    So tracking is incomplete, for today. Laundry was piling up and then I got sucked down somw other interwebz rabbit hole. I am sure i went over, ice cream an pie and a lot of cheese while making dinner. we got the berries, but no pie yet.... Read more

  • 1879

    8/10/2017 10:04:06 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Dh fixed my fitbit so thats back online. 👏👏👏👏👏👏😊 Dear LO, you dont turn two for another week, could you please wait to terrible until then? Thanx, Mom.😂😂😂😂😢😢😂😂😂😂😂 We have company, one of Dh's buddies. Storytime hihi.😀😃😄😅😆😊😀😬😢😳😕😄�
    �😂😂😂😂😐 I di... Read more

  • Small steps

    8/10/2017 10:00:46 PM, by ALEAMO

    Over last few weeks exercise is more consistent. It feels good.... Read more

  • 2039

    8/9/2017 8:52:06 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Today was pretty good, still had LO in my face from the moment he woke the till bath time. DH has tsken over bath duties. thankfully i was already wearing all my gear from walk in the park earlier, so i was able to walk/run for 20 minutes, yay. I couldve run earlier when LO was in his str... Read more

  • 1960

    8/8/2017 9:47:58 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Morning went a lot easier, we had play group so we got out the door early. I was ravenous after lunch. looking at nutrients; need to up the protein. I was thinking about how i need to fill my mind and my day with positive goals. It's a mindset I have a hard time with. I always tend to focu... Read more

  • 1754

    8/7/2017 10:35:35 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Started eating at 10:30 The carrots out in the garden tricked me . stopped eating at 6:30. Was hungry when i wasnt distracted. wanted to take LO & DH on hike foraging for blueberries but DH got busy. Settled for blackberries down the road. Brought some home. Am hungry now, but... Read more

  • ????

    8/6/2017 10:19:53 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Went to the masons lodge breakfast buffet today and didnt go back for seconds. After a man outside gave me a cd that reminded me, i really want to get gramps violin restrung and learn how to play. LO and I the went to playground So scared to step on scale on Tuesday, i can feel how the ... Read more

  • ????

    8/5/2017 10:56:13 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Home now, unpacked tired bittersweet . goal for tomorrow meal plan. list out possible august adventures finish knitting sleeve 1. ... Read more

  • ????

    8/4/2017 10:10:49 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Dh spent the night at the lake but went home after breakfast, he is "not good at lounging" We go home tomorrow recap of highlights swimming visit to local farm giant heartbreak hill am walk with stroller two walks around town wearing LO more swimming some knitting. My c... Read more

  • ????

    8/3/2017 9:13:03 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Today is better, no drama! Still no tracking , will start again on sunday. have seen some sparkers have success with intermittent fasting thinking of giving it a try.... Read more

  • ????

    8/2/2017 9:14:10 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Day started out ok, went for a really long challenging walk, then spent some quality lake time with cousins. after lunch things started to unravel perhaps i should've said no to freshly ground french press coffee for i have been on edge and perhaps a bit snapish I love my family even ... Read more

  • ????

    8/1/2017 9:53:26 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Didnt track today, internet has been uncooperative. Food today was on par with past few days, not teriffic. was talking to cousin today about how we dont bring theses foods into our homes, but they have become just tradition, it's lake food. I'm looking at you cheese puffs.... Read more

  • 2076

    7/31/2017 10:20:40 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Ugh, woke and realized, I didnt cover dh's coffee needs when grocery shopping, had to take LO out to the grocery early cuz he was awake and looking for his cousins, but eveyone in the lake cottage are still asleep. Bought some vacation type crap, bagels, fruity pebbles, muffins for dh. ... Read more

  • 2200

    7/30/2017 9:19:14 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    E very day feels like it's a party lately. Please mind, stop making excuses to eat crap. I ate orange cheese puffs for cripes sake. A new low.... Read more

  • 2145

    7/29/2017 10:32:46 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Lindt balls are not as good as they used to be, they used to offer limited flavors that were excellent ,now there are many flavors but they are gross, too sweet like cheap fudge, not worth the splurge. I ate 3 today, wanting each one to be better than the one before. there is a giant bag on the c... Read more

  • 2106

    7/28/2017 9:39:58 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Rough day with LO. Errands and lots of tyding with no support or reprieve. Deadlines all the loose ends, woulda coulda shouldas. Tracked at the end of day. What a mess, but at least it was accounted for, so when i look back I can see, the crazy stress eating. Probably should have dropped some o... Read more

  • 1614

    7/27/2017 10:10:25 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    "diet" recipes gross me out. Looking at you egg taco ad.... Read more

  • 1587

    7/26/2017 8:52:29 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    So amazing how many calories eliminated by drinking my coffee black. Its not that bad, i had been consuming so many liquid cookies lately. It's a small wonder I havent gained 20lbs. Today was a struggle LO was up way too early , and was testing my limits all.day.long. I measured myself yes... Read more

  • 2044

    7/25/2017 10:17:46 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Squats wall presses chest pulls done thanks to 4 hour body cheat sheet i printed in march. I feel good that I did something. Will be tricky, I don't think I am ready to pull off the walk jog on a work day, so I will have to strap LO to my back for quick jaunt or pack him in the car and take... Read more

  • 1810

    7/24/2017 9:30:20 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Thank you to all that blog about early morning exercise, i set out my clothing last night and was able to walk/jog for over two miles, before LO woke up! It was overcast/drizzly, which is perfect, no worry of over heating. I set my tomtom for intervals 2 on 1:30 off. This was too much for ... Read more

  • ????

    7/23/2017 9:47:19 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Still off wagon on things here. LO is forgetting about potty training fail quite nicely. Meal--planned last night; hit the store today. Need to get back on track, literally.... Read more

  • ????

    7/22/2017 9:57:49 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    No tracking. beautiful weather wise, but dh was included in todays adventures with Lo so it was a challenge to keep both my boys from having a meltdown. I think dh realized he was being a tad difficult or maybe he just wanted me to clean the car, but he entertained Lo while i did just tha... Read more

  • ????

    7/21/2017 10:46:26 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Still no logging, very crappy eating. Potty training to be continued at a later date. Not happy with the method i chose, it seemed like a proven old reliable, but it was horrible and i fear i may have tramatized him. So we are working to make good memories to outweigh the not so good ones of t... Read more

  • ????

    7/20/2017 10:06:59 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    No logging today. Just spent my SP time creating a script and typed notes for tomorrows Potty training day. Was in bed early last night, used my screen until 10 pm, but that is better than most nights and I woke feeling good. Tonight I am bringing a paper back. 2017 and goals are a frien... Read more

  • 1762

    7/19/2017 9:21:20 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    So, I looked up breastfeeding calories calculator and found what I ready knew, during the 1st six months, its an extra 500 a day, but lo is almost two so let's not kid ourselves. So I revised my goal to 100 less than maintenance because one article said reduce calories by no more tha... Read more

  • 2027

    7/18/2017 9:54:42 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Still going over range, but cal goal doesnt account for continued breastfeeding, i am not sure how many calories that burns at this point. We. Are going to try the potty training in one day method on Friday, i am nervous about how it will go, but the book has really help me help him to lea... Read more