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New Post on AML, Sex Stories, Poor Planning and A Little Humor (with a dash of randomosity)
Friday, February 13, 2015      7 comments

My last blog here received a lot of great comments, and I took it to and ran with it there:
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Strength Training: Proof It Works
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      28 comments

So remember how a few weeks ago I was questioning if I was doing things right because my weight was up? I was cranky because it had been a year since I had gotten to 100 lbs down and I couldn't see any changes at all despite doing kettlebells fo... Read more

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      14 comments

I just went to check my FitBit and I FORGOT IT AT HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *sobs* I got over 8k steps the last 2 days and was really hoping to continue the trend today. *sigh* The day was starting off so well, too! I woke up, as usual, at 5, pe... Read more
More Clothes, Plus Friends & Tacos
Monday, February 09, 2015      16 comments

I had a "shopping spree" recently, AKA, I went to the thrift store and actually bought stuff! The Hubs was home sick yesterday, which was bad for him considering my PMS was peaking. He had some sort of gastrointestinal bug that didn't make him f... Read more
So Sleepy!
Saturday, February 07, 2015      5 comments

While the tiny germaphobe inside of me wonders how you would clean this pillow blanket, I have to say I would love a nap in one of these things. I'm super sleepy today! I... Read more
Adapting Recipes
Friday, February 06, 2015      4 comments

Hey all! Don't have a ton to say today (except I AM RAVENOUS), but I did want to mentioned I posted a new blog today on A Measured Life. It's all about adapting delicious-looking recipes to fit into your calorie count. I took a Pork and Cider St... Read more
Skin pics (*gasp*) and a question
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      23 comments

(This blog is brought to you in part by the following songs: Hozier's "Take Me To Church", Vance Joy's "Riptide", and Maroon 5's "Coming Back For You". I admit I haven't been listening to a lot of music lately except the crap on the radio becaus... Read more
Clothes Shopping is Ridiculous (And Sometimes Fun)
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      12 comments

So I spent most of Monday being really FRACKING bored. It was the first Monday in weeks I had been totally alone, the weather was sh*t and I had cabin fever. We got our tax refund already (I am so on top of this it's not funny) so I decided I wa... Read more
Yearly Goals In Review - January
Sunday, February 01, 2015      12 comments

On January 1st I made some year-long goals to work on. January was a difficult month for me, but overall I think it went pretty well! Long Term Goals: -Do kettlebells 3x per week (I haven't missed a day since the beginning of September ... Read more
The Perfect Storm Gives Away to Clear Skies
Friday, January 30, 2015      8 comments

Once again, I've recognized something about myself with the help of friends and family. I'm not particularly new age-y. I don't follow alternative medicine or get my tarot read. I only occasionally read my horoscope. I am interested in ast... Read more
Of Inspiration, Impostors and Perspective
Saturday, January 24, 2015      14 comments

First off, I'm going to apologize for something I don't need to apologize for. I apologize for my blogs being less about weight and physical health and food and more about my personal psychological issues. I don't need to apologize for this beca... Read more
Is it Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?
Wednesday, January 21, 2015      11 comments

Thanks to my SparkMama GSEATON for blogging about her SAD today. It got me thinking. My mood this winter has been fairly grim. I've noticed a leaning towards negativity (I'm no optimist on my best days, but I'm a realist) and frankly, it b... Read more
Am I Doing This Right?
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      20 comments

At the very end of August of 2014 I hit my goal weight of 160 lbs. Not long after I added kettlebells to my workout routine and started eating to maintenance calories. Ov... Read more
We're All Mad Here Plus A Measured Life Blog Post
Monday, January 19, 2015      13 comments

Thanks for all the lovely comments on my blog Saturday. Yesterday wasn't great for me either but today was good. Today was my TEA PARTY! I started out the day with a great workout (3 2-minute planks without a fail), then commenced prepping food:... Read more
Typing It Out
Saturday, January 17, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday I was in what I call, a "funk". I had brain fog, I was lethargic. I wanted to stay warm in bed. What I didn't mention was that yesterday was the first day of TOM. Last night, as is usual for TOM, I was up several times in the middle of... Read more

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