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Snow Shoveling
Thursday, February 25, 2016      3 comments

We had a bunch of heavy, wet snow yesterday and today. I spent 4 1/2 hours shoveling yesterday and another 3 hours today. The entire time I kept thinking "please don't let me have a heart attack - my kids need me." Every minute I was terrifie... Read more
Laser Tag
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      1 comments

My three kids are off on winter break this week. One of my goals is to participate in more active pastimes with them. Today we played laser tag. I've taken them before, but never participated myself. It was so much fun. After our games, I w... Read more
Just 10 minutes
Monday, February 15, 2016      1 comments

Yesterday I planned to walk on my treadmill. The belt on it has been slipping to the side and we have to keep adjusting it. I was 1 minute and 20 seconds into my walk when it ended up at the side again. I was frustrated. I went back upstairs... Read more
Sodium at Applebee's
Thursday, February 04, 2016      5 comments

Went to lunch with a friend today. She is supportive of my weight-loss efforts and knew I wanted to go somewhere that had the nutritional values available. We chose Applebee's. I was short on time but I checked the website before leaving and ... Read more
Really not worth it
Friday, January 22, 2016      3 comments

Today was a day that I didn't cook my normal, home-cooked dinner. The kids had tortellini alfredo and breadsticks. My husband wasn't home. I was going to try to eat something else, but I thought since this is a lifestyle I can't always fix sp... Read more
Thursday, January 21, 2016      2 comments

Today I woke up with the stomach flu. My initial thought was, "Oh, no! I have only been on plan for a week. I need more time to establish habits before something changes!" In the past, it hasn't taken much to derail me. I think that has som... Read more
How did I get here? - Part 2
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      6 comments

My real issues with food and weight began when I started trying to have children. My pregnancy with my first daughter was very difficult. I was told in the beginning I would lose her, but she was a fighter and held on. I had horrific all-day ... Read more
First blog
Monday, January 18, 2016      0 comments

I have done SparkPeople before. I lost almost 50 pounds using Spark and Weight Watchers. Well, that 50 is back plus another 30. What is different this time? I am trying to attack the reasons for my choices. I know that I use food as comfort... Read more

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