The Downward Spiral
Sunday, October 21, 2012      4 comments

For the last few weeks, I have NOT been a good girl. I will do well all day long, but at night, I lose all control. I haven't gained a lot of weight back - only about 3 pounds - but I feel like crap. My body hurts all the time (because I quit my... Read more
PLEASE READ THIS. I need help! Thanks!
Saturday, August 18, 2012      5 comments

OK so I just read something interesting. I need to net 1200 cals a day. So that means that if I eat 1200 but burn 600 then really my body thinks it is only getting 600 cals right? So what I need to do is consume 1200 plus whatever I burn to equa... Read more
Never Ending Plateau
Saturday, August 18, 2012      6 comments

For the last 6 weeks, I have stayed within the same 2 pounds. Up a little, down a little but overall the same place. I've been keeping up my walking everyday (or something else if it is raining), mowing the grass, riding my stationary bike... I'... Read more
Thursday, July 19, 2012      12 comments

So, I started walking every night a little over a week ago. I walk 2-3 miles every evening. I have been eating well with the exception of one bad day this week. I drink lots of water, get enough protien, fiber, and whatnot. I have gained 7 pound... Read more
Turn household chores into a workout!
Saturday, July 14, 2012      7 comments

As a busy mom, it's hard to find time to really workout... but as I am discovering, even in my everyday life, there are workouts to be had! LAUNDRY Put your pile on the floor and stand at the foot of your bed. pick up one piece at a time ... Read more
Week 12 - Good Things!
Sunday, July 08, 2012      5 comments

I lost 4 pounds last week! I am super excited about it, especially since I didn't exercise. The heat index has been 110+ here and it's like a sauna. I break a sweat just going to the car. I did cut the grass last night and though I felt a ... Read more
End of Week 11 - Progress Report
Saturday, June 30, 2012      7 comments

Here is my progress so far at the end of Week 11: Weight - 280 > 247.4 (-32.6) BMI - 45.2 > 40.0 (-5.2) Waist - 52 > 46 (-6) Hips - 54 > 49 (-5) Thighs - 29 > 26 each (-6) Upper Arms - 17 > 16 each (-2) -19 inches overall ... Read more
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      3 comments

WEEK 9 >> - 31.2 pounds Worked my butt off yesterday... I was so proud of myself. I mowed the entire yard, only stopping to take a few sips of water, and did it in record time. When I first started dieting, it would take me 75 mins to cut i... Read more
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      2 comments

Week 8 >> - 27.4 pounds I am in week 8 now and I am *this close* to my first goal of 30 pounds (that will be 25% of my goal) I am feeling pretty good about it this time around. I have had a few slip-ups but so far have been able to hop righ... Read more
Finally on the mend...
Monday, October 17, 2011      2 comments

It's been such a loooong weekend. The kids and I have all had bronchitis and head colds- coughing our heads off, headaches, fevers, and snot galore. They FINALLY went back to school today (THANK YOU GOD) and the house is nice and quiet, but the ... Read more
C1 D8 - 17 DD ~ Have to quit 17DD, but...
Friday, October 14, 2011      5 comments

I have thought about this all day, and I have decided to quit the 17DD. No I didnt cheat or lose will power. I am doing quite well. But living paycheck to paycheck, I just cant offord it. Its costing way too much and I am so far over my budget n... Read more
C1 - D6: 17DD ~ Ohhh Yum.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      1 comments

Made some AWESOME Chicken Parm tonight! It was soooo friggin good ya'll! *5 oz chicken breast, boneless, skinless and trimmed with Mrs. Dash Tomato, Basil, Garlic blend all over it. Fried in pan with little but of Olive Oil PAM. *1/2 cu... Read more
C1 - D5: 17 Day Diet ~ It's been a good day
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      3 comments

First, I wanna welcome our newest family member, Elaina Grace, to the world! She was born at 11:48 this morning. 8 pounds 7 ounces! Auntie Em loves her so much!! Had a good day :) Got really hungry tonight around 9:30 so I had a salad. Hadn... Read more
C1 D4 - 17 Day Diet --- The Calm After the Storm
Monday, October 10, 2011      2 comments

I feel sooooo much better today! No tummy pains, no gas, no yucky feeling! Praise the LORD! I feel good today! I feel... softer. My tummy isn't all hard and bloated and I am so much more comfortable! I think I figured it out. I know it was partl... Read more
C1 D3 - 17 DD -- I am in Hell.
Sunday, October 09, 2011      9 comments

There are no words for my misery. I dont know if this is just some serious detox or what, but I can't even stomach the thought of food. Tried to eat dinner, ate 4 bites and gave up. I am so miserable I can't function. The thought of food disgust... Read more

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