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Time to myself
Saturday, April 09, 2016      0 comments

I had a chance to get some excersize and some laundry folded today while my son was enjoying a movie night with his friends at his karate school tonight. It was some much needed mommy time alone. I don't get that often.... Read more
Being lazy
Thursday, April 07, 2016      1 comments

I had a long tiring day. My neck hurts from the stress of the last few days. Haven't been sleeping well. My son has needed some extra attention. He int... Read more
Being lazy
Thursday, April 07, 2016      1 comments

I had a long tiring day. My neck hurts from the stress of the last few days. Haven't been sleeping well. My son has needed some extra attention. He int... Read more
Workout
Monday, April 04, 2016      0 comments

Today I skipped walking fitness and did 5 minute abs 3x. Tomorrow. ...back to walking fitness.... Read more
Fat and carbs
Sunday, April 03, 2016      2 comments

I went 14 grams over on fat and 7 grams over on carbs. But I was within my range on calories. I thought I was making good choices. I hope to do better tomorrow.... Read more
5 minute abs series
Saturday, April 02, 2016      0 comments

The first time I tried to do the 5 minute abs series, I couldn't make it past 2 minutes. The bicycle crunches killed me. Wednesday and today I made it through the series twice. I still think the bicycle crunches are the hardest, but at least I ... Read more
screwed up
Friday, April 01, 2016      3 comments

I screwed up because not only did I eat 3 slices of cheese pizza for dinner, but I also didn't eat dinner until 9pm. I hope I didn't throw my diet off balance. Surprisingly, my nutritional info tells me that I am below my limit on calories and c... Read more
Hot
Friday, April 01, 2016      2 comments

I am going to have to get an air conditioner if I am going to continue with my excersize routine. I was SO HOT doing my walking fitness lastnight and I can't imagine doing that in the heat and humidity of our New England summers. I just hope tha... Read more
Today....
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      2 comments

I was about 40 calories under today, but not on purpose, I was just full. The problem is now it's after 11 and I am feeling snacky. I successfully did some ab workout while my son was awake, because he had a Skype call with his dad. It usually ... Read more
Proud of myself
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      6 comments

A year ago today I was under incredible stress. I had been looking for an apartment for 4 years. I was living in an unhealthy evironment, in the sense that the people I was living with can be very toxic for me. After a long struggle and the hel... Read more
Permission
Sunday, March 27, 2016      4 comments

I feel like my family doesn't understand that I am not just trying to lose weight, but I am really trying to make a lifestyle change. It's difficult visiting in this house because of all the temptations. Also, the fact that they sort of made fu... Read more
Temptations galore
Friday, March 25, 2016      6 comments

At my mother's house. My sister made a chocolate cake that I can only look at. I am also worried about what is on the menu for Easter dinner. Ham, sca... Read more
Being Pressured feeling conflicted
Thursday, March 24, 2016      7 comments

My family wants me to drive to Ct for Easter weekend and my son's father too. I really would like to stay home and relax. I will not have another free weekend until memorial day. Also my car has some unidentified shake that only happens on the ... Read more
Rotten mood
Saturday, March 19, 2016      2 comments

I am tired and cranky. I have been up and on my feet since 6:30AM. My kitchen is a mess and I haven't done my walking fitness workout since Tuesday and there is no way I will today. I am just too tired. I will go to bed as soon as my son is done... Read more
A wonderful visit with family
Friday, March 18, 2016      0 comments

My dad is a chef and today he taught me how to make red lentil daal. It is so delicious! Honestly, it's got be healthy and not too high on carbs. It has barley and a whole bunch of delicious spices. I just hope that I can do his recipe justice i... Read more

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