Happy Anniversary!
Saturday, October 09, 2010      2 comments

Today is my wedding anniversary. How sweet it is! Since we spent our honeymoon in New Orleans, we decided to start our anniversary with a relatively healthy, New Orleans inspired breakfast. Veggie Omelets (made with Egg Beaters of cours... Read more
Holding Myself to My Promise
Friday, October 01, 2010      2 comments

I reached my 10 pound mark this morning. Woo Hoo! When I first signed on to Sparkpeople (the second time), I made a promise to myself that I would choose and stick with an exercise program when I reached 10 pounds lost. Well... here I ... Read more
Grey Hair = Badges of Honor
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      4 comments

I used to thrive off of a busy lifestyle, but now I feel drained by it. I find that lately all I do is run around for work and for the kids. When do I have time to relax and unwind before going to bed? The answer to this question is... rarel... Read more
Thursday, September 16, 2010      1 comments

Yuck - I managed to go over my fat and calorie goals yesterday. I was so hungry when I finally got home after the football game that I just grabbed whatever was closest to me. None of it was bad... just too much. The lessons for the day are:... Read more
Home Today - Danger, Danger!
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      8 comments

I'm home today with my sick daughter. Needless to say, I haven't had any trouble keeping busy, but I still find myself thinking of food, ALL THE TIME. The good news is, I've noticed that I'm looking for fruit, carrots, celery, yogurt, cottage ... Read more
Lesson Learned
Friday, September 10, 2010      2 comments

Note to self: If unsure of the caloric content of something you know is going to put a dent in your food allotment for the day, do check prior to eating. Someone gave me one of those delicious, fresh baked Double Tree Hotel cookies tod... Read more
Thursday, September 09, 2010      4 comments

Our receptionist just filled a bowl with Twix, KitKats, York Peppermint Patties and Werther's Originals. Normally that wouldn't bother me, but she placed it right in front of my desk. Right in my line of sight. Right where I don't want it. ... Read more
Mmm... Vitalicious
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      4 comments

I've discovered the delicious world of Vitalicous vitamuffins, vitatops, vitabrownies... etc. Man-oh-man what a chocolaty punch! How come I never knew about these things before? They taste best after you put the kids down for bed and you have... Read more
Busy Long Weekend
Monday, September 06, 2010      0 comments

Wow, this weekend flew by. Too bad it can't last another day. Then again, maybe going back to the office will help me ward off these munchies I've been battling all day. Arrrrrgh! So, the kids start school tomorrow and my son is pretty e... Read more
Saturday, September 04, 2010      0 comments

Early entry today, since the family and I will be setting off for Kings Dominion shortly. So anyway, I just weighed myself after my first week sparking. 5 Pounds down! YES!!! Very exciting. I feel bouncy and ready to take on the world... Read more
Friday, September 03, 2010      3 comments

I'm surprised that I made it through my first week without a major fail. I've not gone over any of my nutritional goals, but have failed to reach them a few times. When I say that I mean that I haven't had enough calories, carbs or protein... ... Read more
Feelin' Good
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      0 comments

I've not strayed yet today and I feel great. I have to admit that I've been uber busy and haven't had time to get bored enough to start craving a snack. I have an apple sitting next to me, just in case the mood strikes. Tonight, my son ... Read more
Can I do it?
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      7 comments

So this is it. I've started over and I want to be successful. I have proven to be successful in other areas of my life, and I choose to be successful here too. It's not rocket science, is it? I mean if other people can do it, why can't I?... Read more

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