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knitting needles and tears
Friday, March 14, 2014      1 comments

I've fallen off of the diet wagon. Fortunately my hard earnrd weight loss came along for the tumble. I yoyo a touch but remain at a fairly constant loss range of 25-28 lbs. In the interim I've started teaching myself to knit. I'm far from ... Read more
Ups and downs
Sunday, May 26, 2013      2 comments

I haven't been doing so well on the exercise front lately. Battling the 2nd lung infection in 5 months knocked alot of the wind from my sails. No pun intended, really. I've finally finished my meds and i'm starting to feel normal again. Physical... Read more
Digging in the dirt
Thursday, April 18, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday i decided that i'd use cleaning time to get some fitness in. I cranked the tunes, fired up the vacuum, and got busy. We have some heavy furniture! Unfortunately while cleaning my "trigger song" came on. Early November of last yea... Read more
A little break
Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

I get to escape the house and the children today. This is a very rare occurence indeed. I will be meeting with one of the friends i made in my LPN classes. We'll have a nice chat over coffee. and enjoy the sunshine. She's been increasing her phy... Read more
One of THOSE days
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      1 comments

So much stress today. It's been so much worse than usual. There was a time this would have had me running for the fridge. sweets. and fatty greasy things. Instead i'm reaching for fruit. It's not the same, but i'm making it work. I just want to... Read more
Not going to stop me
Sunday, March 24, 2013      1 comments

As anyone who saw my status yesterday would know, i'm in a bit of pain. Right on the bottom part of the middle toe on my left foot. Yesterday i noticed red lines going halfway up top of the foot from that toe. I knew it was infected but lines ar... Read more
Still figuring out this eating thing..
Thursday, March 21, 2013      2 comments

Went with the for a walk today that ended up being the equivalent of walking 4.5 kilometers. Decent calorie burn for the time it took. Purchased some protein powder to use with the flax seed meal i bought yesterday. I find my protein and fiber i... Read more
First SP blog
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      7 comments

I typically write on my livejournal. However, for accountability alone i decided that perhaps writing here would be advisable as well. A first entry calls for an introduction, wouldn't you say? I'm Amanda. I live on the lovely "wet" co... Read more