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100lbs lost so much gained
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      5 comments

It may have taken 15 months but 100 pounds down and only 95 more to go! Know what I've lost with that 100lbs? Self doubt Low self esteem Poor eating ha... Read more
New family tradition
Monday, August 08, 2016      2 comments

After having so much fun with the kids last weekend going to the farmers market we've decided to make it a weekly thing. We get to listen to live music, ... Read more
Pokemon Go and other things
Thursday, July 21, 2016      2 comments

Yes, I'm a fan of the Pokemon. I'm an even bigger fan of walks and spending time with my kids. I'm an even Bigger fan of trying to fit that all into my... Read more
So, this was lunch
Sunday, May 08, 2016      1 comments

A whole lotta field greens with tuna (no dressing!) a strawberry banana smoothie (1 small banana, 1 cup strawberries and 1/2 cup 1% milk) and seltzer wat... Read more
Why low carb is impossible for me
Sunday, May 08, 2016      4 comments

So this morning I made myself a super yummy stir fry for breakfast. I didn't add sauce and I didn't have rice. Yet amazingly enough this breakfast clock... Read more
Just need to vent
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      2 comments

I hate being so far away from family. It's starting to really suck. My dad has some major health issues and I only find out on social media. He had surgery today to remove blockages in his legs. 😢 To top that off I was served with foreclosure p... Read more
Shrimp shirataki- an experiment
Friday, April 15, 2016      0 comments

So, I love trying to find things that fit both into my budget AND my food plan. The trick for me is finding foods that I can take for lunch. I dub this tasty but requires refrigeration. As pictured it clocks in at 378 calories if you use the sau... Read more
In 10 months....
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      6 comments

Ive lost 73 lbs and went from a size 28 pants to an 18! I've gained confidence and am happier than I've been most of my adult life. This is a picture of me almost 10 months ago. ... Read more
Spark is what you make it
Monday, April 11, 2016      4 comments

First of all, LONG time no write! I'm now A single mom of four kids working 30+ hours a week and still finding time to make myself a better person. It's been a rough few months but I know that looking towards the future everything will be better... Read more
To the Brink and Back
Thursday, December 26, 2013      3 comments

3 and a half months ago I broke my leg. That day changed my life forever- both good and bad. In that time my diet and exercise program kind of just vanished. I felt horrible most of the time and I rarely went out of the house besides grocery sho... Read more
Almost 2 weeks post-op
Sunday, September 29, 2013      3 comments

AND ...... I still feel like crap! Breaking your leg really puts a damper on your motivation for weight loss success. I don't suggest breaking your leg. It down right sucks! I had an appointment on Friday for my first post-op visit and ev... Read more
Broken Bones and Moving (LONG post)
Sunday, September 22, 2013      0 comments

I've been pretty down in the dumps the past couple of weeks. Back on Sept. 10th I broke my leg. I actually broke it pretty bad, in 2 spots. For those of you curious I broke the top part of both my tibia and fibula (more on that in a minute). ... Read more
STRESS and what to do about it
Thursday, August 22, 2013      2 comments

I guess some of us are just better equipped to handle stress than others. These past few weeks haven't been easy on me at all. First- I learned that my father who has been married to my mother for 30+ years cheated on her. I have to say th... Read more
UPDATE- 30 before 30
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      0 comments

1. Finish closing on our first house- this is a HUGE goal for us and I see this being done within the next couple of months. 2. Get Chickens- I want to be able to teach my kids about proper care of animals and ultimately our food. Chickens ... Read more
What skinny people who've never been fat will never understand
Monday, July 08, 2013      1 comments

Fair warning right now that if you have a weak stomach you might want to just skip over the picture. Seriously. (I'll post it at the very bottom and put loads of space in between so you don't have to see.) First, I just want to say that thi... Read more

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