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15 down, now to repeat
Monday, August 14, 2017      1 comments

Had my one month doctor follow up since my diagnosis with type2 diabetes. I am thrilled to announce that I am down 15 pounds!! I won't say it was easy but definitely do able, and this gives me so much hope! All I have to do is repeat this pro... Read more
Fries are optional?!?!
Friday, July 28, 2017      6 comments

Today I went out with a coworker for lunch. I must admit I don't believe I've ever NOT had fries as my side with a sandwich or burger while dinning out and knew this would be a challenge today. As I looked at the menu trying to find a low carb... Read more
Type 2 = a 2nd chance
Thursday, July 27, 2017      7 comments

Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes on Tuesday.......not really a surprise but still a smack in the face. I can no longer say I'm "healthy" fat. I have to finally admit to myself that my poor choices have had negative consequences. Normally before... Read more
Great Day !
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      1 comments

I had a great day yesterday! I started the 28 day boot camp challenge and got 25 minutes of cardio in. I drank all 8 cups of water for the very first time in my life! I stayed within my calorie range and felt great! To top it of I had a great... Read more
A good bad day
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      1 comments

Today has been one of the longest days i think i have ever had, as far as dealing with my children are concerned. Don't get me wrong, I am forever grateful for my kiddos but sometimes 3 kids ages 3 and under is too much! Yet by the grace of Go... Read more
Save myself
Monday, December 06, 2010      2 comments

SO I have really been in a downward slip since Thanksgiving, even though i kept telling myself that i wasn't....I have been over calories 80% of the days since Thanksgiving, I have not gone to the gym or gotten any "real" exercise for about 3 we... Read more
An act of god!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      4 comments

Today i took my kids to an indoor playground with a friend and her kiddos. It was a blast! Afterword my kids were starving, of course and since it is a 30 minute drive home i decided to let them eat mcdonalds in hopes of everyone then having f... Read more
Get me outta here!
Sunday, November 28, 2010      4 comments

Well thanksgiving has come and gone, and i did it up! I thought that i could make it through and then i thought it might be ok to let loose a little and then i just blew it! I am somewhat proud that i did track my madness in the food tracker. ... Read more
Why is exercise so hard!
Friday, November 19, 2010      6 comments

I tell ya! I can find a million and one reasons NOT to exercise at home. 1. The kids are under my feet and I don't want trip on them. 2. The baby fell asleep in the room i work out in and i don't want to wake him. 3. We have to be so... Read more
What is my real motivation?
Thursday, November 18, 2010      0 comments

Over the last two months I have really been struggling with a decision. I can not decide if i should maintain my gym membership which runs 37 per month, Switch to a different gym that is 28 per month but requires a year long contract, or just f... Read more
Sticking it out!
Thursday, November 11, 2010      0 comments

I have chosen to abstain from fast food. Pretty much anything deep fried and almost anything from a drive-thru. I have discovered that for me these foods are addictive. I can not eat a limited amount of them, I never feel full and could eat t... Read more
Cleaning Up Life
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      0 comments

The past couple weeks I have not been having the success I had been having in prior weeks. I did some pondering last night trying to figure out what had changed. This morning I think I figured it out! I have been really trying to use all of t... Read more
Lessons I Learn From My Kids
Monday, November 08, 2010      5 comments

Sometimes I really think my kids are teaching me more than I teach them! Last night, one of my twins went pee in the potty for the first time! This is a huge deal considering she is going to be three next week and and we have a total ... Read more