Old Bones and New Goals
Saturday, May 01, 2010      8 comments

Yeah! It's finally May. Time to get busy with some goals and kicking into gear. But before all of that, I just have to share our Friday evening with you. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is having an archaeopteryx exhibit. Last night t... Read more
Life's a Beach
Thursday, April 29, 2010      7 comments

Wednesday was such a beautiful day that I just got a wild hair and took the kids to the beach. I picked up some Little Caesar's pizza (I know..very healthy, right? It was cheap.) and we had a picnic at Galveston Island State Park. We also h... Read more
The Queen of Maintaining
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      9 comments

April has not been a glorious month of weight loss for me. I've been a slacker. There, I admit it. But I have maintained my 190 pounds quite nicely, thank you very much. Monday I took the kids (including my niece who is spending the week wi... Read more
The Battle of San Jacinto and other fun stuff
Monday, April 26, 2010      5 comments

Friday: I knew it was going to be a busy day and the only way to get some exercise in would be to get up early and just do it. Since I had my less than stellar run on Thursday, I was just going to walk for 30-45 minutes. Somewhere after mil... Read more
Dow Live Earth Run for Water 6K Recap
Friday, April 23, 2010      4 comments

I am so late on posting my little 6K recap. Better late than never, right? :) April 18, 2010 Got the kids up before the crack o' dawn. Every one looked like walking zombies around the house. I had every one set out their clothes the night... Read more
Catching Up: Galveston & High Island Trip
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      2 comments

Before I go back in time to Saturday's happenings, I guess I should do a quick review of yesterday. Tuesday was one of the busiest days I've had in a long time. I actually had to make up a schedule so I knew where I'd be heading all day. ... Read more
Simply Delicious Strawberry Pie (only 158 calories)
Monday, April 19, 2010      13 comments

I'm tired and I've had a long, busy day but there was no way I was heading off to Dreamland without sharing this awesome strawberry pie recipe. Rachel made it with our abundance of strawberries that are all over the kitchen and are slowly m... Read more
Strawberry Picking and a new recipe to try
Sunday, April 18, 2010      6 comments

I have a lot of catching up to do. Seems like I've been busy from the time I wake up until the time I went to bed. Good news: I think I've finally recovered from allergies. I had a couple more off days last week but I think the worst is ove... Read more
Tater Tot Casserole
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      9 comments

Day by day I'm feeling better and better. I've never had allergies affect me like this. Ever. I read that pollen are really just the sperm cells of plants which grosses me out to no end. I have healthified my family's favorite casserole as ... Read more
Coming Back
Monday, April 12, 2010      7 comments

I'm slowly making my way back from the allergy induced land of sneezing and general malaise. Monday was a pretty normal day. I even got to swim at the YMCA pool. Tuesday I felt like I had been run over by a truck. Wednesday I was ... Read more
No exercise this week :(
Saturday, April 10, 2010      8 comments

So I haven't exercised at all this week. I have felt terrible everyt ime I start moving around. Stupid allergies. I did take the kids to the museum for a class. Rachel dissected a frog and Charlie learned about bridges. Later that day w... Read more
Back On Track
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      10 comments

The good news: I'm back on track. Stayed within my calorie range and had a deficit. The bad news: I'm not feeling well. Sore throat, aching joints, tired. It may just be some nasty allergies. The pollen count is high. Needless to say,... Read more
Slipping and Sliding
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      14 comments

Time to talk about something I'd rather not discuss. But this would not be an honest blog if I only shared the good without sharing the struggles and the not-so-good. I mentioned before that I have trouble with the eats and treats while cam... Read more
Camping Lake Somerville
Monday, April 05, 2010      6 comments

Our first trip to Lake Somerville near Brenham was definitely a success. We arrived Thursday and came home on Sunday. Our camp site. #58 Definitely a good spot with a view of the lake. The hill was covered in wildflowers and we got a nice b... Read more
The Goal Post
Thursday, April 01, 2010      9 comments

New month, new goals. And time to revisit the goals for March to see how I did. March goals: *Lose 5 pounds (though more would be fantastic!) DONE! I lost 6 pounds *track all of my food No. There were some rough days this month and ... Read more

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