Inspiration - from Spy Kids 4- no really... cinematic truth of motherhood
Sunday, November 27, 2011      3 comments

So, I am embarrassed to say, I am watching Spy Kids 4 with the kiddos this morning. Not only is Jessica Alba so beautiful (hate her) but she KICKS butt in this movie. I haven't seen such a clear, truthful vision of motherhood in cinema in... Read more
Day 2...not so bad baby
Monday, November 21, 2011      3 comments

Well- I ate like CRAP today- figures right. Last night I was there-ready to commit, ready for change...blah, blah, blah... and the zingers hit. My mother in law bought them a week ago for my kids. I don't even like them. A moment of weakness an... Read more
First step...all over again.
Sunday, November 20, 2011      4 comments

So I started sparking almost 2 years ago! I realized over the past few weeks, how much I need to be here more often. SO here I am... At 280+lbs. and stretching out my size 28 jeans, all I wanted was to be a size 10, at all costs. 2 years ... Read more
Monday. Monday...
Monday, January 03, 2011      7 comments

So today went great- even though I went over on my cals... I felt very in control and I just finished 18 minutes on the elliptical :) The nye party was so great. My house looked better than it EVER does. It was so clean. 4 days of prep was ... Read more
wedneday and thursday...a bit off
Thursday, December 30, 2010      2 comments

So I've been a bit anxious about getting everything finished for our party tomorrow. Mom and I argued a bit. I'm convinced we were just reading eachother wrong. But it sucks. I am up to my eyeballs with cleaning and readying. I do this to mysel... Read more
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      4 comments

So today was great. I ate horribly- but more than made up for it with hard labor- I hired my landscape crew for the day... New Years is my 11th anniversary. and like the cobbler whose kids have no shoes, I'm a landscaper whose yard had no des... Read more
Barf, Babies, brain chemistry and bouncing back
Monday, December 27, 2010      3 comments

For the next 4 minutes I have both boys down at the same time. There is my giant woo hoo for the day. It is quiet. (giant sigh) It was such a great holiday. For the weeks leading up the stress was just insufferable. Work has been hard to come b... Read more
saturdays art show...
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      4 comments

While definitely not a financial success, the show was one of my proudest moments. We had to be there at 6 am... Read more
2010- the year of the ???
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      8 comments

A thought just flashed through my vacant head. I wonder, how in the future I'll look back and think of 2010. Is it the year I got my sh$t together (finally) and lost the weight, learned to love working out? Got myself out of debt and became mom... Read more
husbands, hair today gone tomorrow.
Monday, August 30, 2010      6 comments

Who would have thought this would be our undoing. In 10 years I have never been this devistated. He looks at me and is angry, the stupid man. I have cried enough for 10 marriages today. I guess I really thought he loved me for me. I am real... Read more
Another hair cut...
Sunday, August 29, 2010      14 comments

So, yesterday my mama and sister and I went to a new salon. For mother's day we both got gift certificates ;) free pampering. sounds good. For years, I have longed to cut all my hair off. I had a super short pixie in college, and loved it.... Read more
Oh, how I love my mama…let me count the ways…
Thursday, August 05, 2010      6 comments

If you don’t know Begoniac- my sweet mama. Please let me tell you why she is the most amazing girl I know. - she fights adversity with her dukes up. This is no... Read more
Sunday, July 25, 2010      4 comments

SO I am trying to get back into the swing of logging on. Doing my food has been super easy with my droid. Love the ap!!! But I am really missing out on all the interaction. It is amazing HOW much it helps. You really do need all the pieces of t... Read more
Countdown to yet ANOTHER vacation...
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      4 comments

It's official. 2010 has been vaca filled. The 3 days at Disney, followed by another 2 followed by a night here, a night there...Its crazy. Now in less than a week is our trip to Ashville, North Carolina for my husbands best friend from elementar... Read more
SO WHAT! I'm a little fruity...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      11 comments

Can I just say- I love fruit. And you might be saying to yourself, "Duh!" But for me, its a new concept! I have always eaten the occasionaly apple or banana- but never before, have I actively seeked them out...Naah, I'd just eat those fre... Read more

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