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Where, oh where, in the world have I been?

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sing the title of this blog to the tune of "where oh where has my little dog gone, oh where, oh where can she be?" if those are the lyrics..

anyways, I am such a terrible sparker, and a bad friend. leaving you all without a word. jeez.

so, here's the quick story of where the heck i've been lately:

November 3-10, 2010 - wedding in the DR. Was AWESOME! link to pics via facebook below (and friend me there if you'd like cuz then you'll have a way to find out if I died or something ... or something less dramatic and crazy or whatever. Just make sure to send me a note that you know me thru SP because otherwise I will ignore you if it's not obvious who you are).

November 11-Dec 3 - last few weeks at my old job, which meant I was training the new guy who replaced me, which meant i wasn't on spark or facebook...

Dec 4 - Jan 2 - Me time! well, me and Donnie time! I took a month off to hang out with my baby before starting my new job! I figured it was really the only time i'll ever have to just RELAX and stay at home and not have to worry about what's waiting for me back at the office. plus, it was a great time to spend with little D Bizzle (as we call him sometimes!). It was awesome, the holidays were great, and i ate A LOT of sweets and gained a good 5 lbs. ack!

Jan 3 - present - Worky worky! I work at a new job, but at this new job, I do not have internet access. It's good and bad - bad, obviously, because I can't email friends during the day, no facebook, no spark (which, really, is TERRIBLE and I blame the now 8 lb gain due to lack of SP during the day!), and no online shopping (EVEN WORSE! hahah). Good, because i actually do get a lot of work done.

So, there ya go - I've not been sparking because at work I can't, and at home, I spend time with my baby and my honey or exercising. Yes, I actually have been exercising! It's just that I've been EATING, too!


But, recently, I started writing down everything I eat at work, and guesstimate my calories, and i've seen a drop in the lbs. (i was up 10 lbs as of 2 weeks ago...). Clearly, i'm in bad need of my spark, but i KNOW that I can't use not sparking as a crutch. It's time to take control again.

I've been running a lot recently. Surprising, but I can actually run longer distances than I thought possible. Ran 6.5 on sunday, 4 yesterday, 5 today. With the jogger, pushing a 22lb baby! so, that's good. I'm playing softball and field hockey, too. So, once I get the eating under control (hmm... weird.... i... feel like... maybe... haven't i said that before? No...?), i'll get back into my smallest sized pants (which, right now, make me have a muffin top like NEVER before... it's so big! It's almost awe-inspiring!). I'm fitting in 6s ok (could be better) and my 4s are just... disgusting. all tight in the thighs and FUPA area, and my belly.... my BELLY. it's a belly again! well, it's always been a belly, but i'm talking JELLY BELLY.

So, my goal is to stay active with chalean extreme (weight lifting 3x a week), keep running (3x a week), and continue field hockey and softball, and most importantly, EAT CLEAN and say NO to junk. I gotta just do it slowly (the controlled eating) so I don't rebel.

ANYWAYS, I have missed you ALL, and I'm sorry I'm a terrible sparker and friend. I really, really, really hope to get online more often. And, I hope to post some awesome new pics soon. BTW, Donnie is AWESOME. He is the BEST! he just turned one on march 29, and i've officially stopped all breastfeeding as of yesterday, april 20. i was hoping to drag it out as long as possible, but my stupidass period started on monday, and since that was the only reason i was hanging on (since he has cow's milk all day except the morning feed, which was dwindling every day), well... it's pointless now. i was reallllly hoping one feeding a day would be enough to keep my period away, but, i guess it wasn't. great. back to being a full-blown, fertile woman again... ;) ANYHOW, Donnie is great, and he is seriously such a good baby. I will post more pics soon...

Here are the professional pics from our wedding in November, 2010 at Paradisus Punta Cana in the DR: www.facebook.com/media/s

I apologize for the ridiculously superhuge delay. I also apologize for not proof-reading this blog entry. it's late and i need to go to bed.

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    I missed you a tone, Andrea! I knew you had more important things on your plate, being a mom has to be hard, especially when you are also a working woman!!!

    Glad you are back! Sounds like you are getting back to the lifestyle you love!!!
    2538 days ago
  • AMC120
    Awww, we have missed you, too! But you sound like you're doing great! Can't wait for the new pics of that sweet baby boy!!!
    2552 days ago
  • JULIEH1999
    So glad you're back! It's great that you're doing so well! You'll get back on track with a little motivation! Looking forward to working with you again!
    2554 days ago
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