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Breakfast Wagon
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      8 comments

So, I seem to have fallen off the breakfast wagon. I was really good for a bit- I ate my egg, even making it at work!, or made sure that I had cheese or SOMETHING… Nothing since T-day, if not before that. I KNOW that this is a major t... Read more
Skinny jeans, a poem of questions
Monday, December 07, 2009      3 comments

How long had they huddled there, Under the radio stand. Right next to the laundry- clean yet unused- in the pile of “once upon a time”? Why did I look look at them, Think “maybe this time?”, Strip and stretch and pull them on?... Read more
No-tracking Days or Lifestyle Changes & Special Events.
Sunday, December 06, 2009      3 comments

Yesternight was my in-laws annual (28th annual!) Tree-trimming party. About 80 people came through the house and ate, sang, drank, and put ornaments on the tree. This was the first time I had planned to drink in some time and I had a time of i... Read more
Everybody's Working for the Weekend (or Moxy vs. the Chcolate Fountain)
Saturday, December 05, 2009      3 comments

...and here it is! This is going to be a tough one in many ways- we started out with a gig last night (didn't even go home). The gig was less than a mile from where I work so we met up with everyone there, waiting about one and a half hour... Read more
Motivation and the Holocaust
Monday, November 30, 2009      4 comments

I was reading about the Lifestyle change which starts with a discussion about a Holocaust survivor- it happens that I was reading a book on the Holocaust today at school (which led to a horrible reaction- read the story "The Shawl" for an amazin... Read more
Giving Thanks and looking ahead
Sunday, November 29, 2009      0 comments

Lots has happened this year, not the least of which is that I followed my mother in law to Spark People in July. Let me think about this a little: - I have an awesome kid. She is beyond awesome and we are truly lucky/blessed. - I hav... Read more
Parotitis vs. lymphadenopathy
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      4 comments

That's what my beautiful new referrals say. I am to go to a CT scan and an ENT specialist to determine between these two things. Once that is determined they get to figure out what the heck is CAUSING it! See, all those big words means ar... Read more
Alton Brown & the Art of Imaginary Cooking (or, "I am not a cook!")
Monday, November 23, 2009      5 comments

::waves fingers in the air:: I am not a cook! Ok, my Nixon impression is awful, but it’s still true- I am not a cook. It’s not that I can’t, it’s just that I have other things that need to be done and eating it not at the forefront of my p... Read more
Hitting the holidays
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      5 comments

Today I got my first set of presents for folks. We had a wonderful author (Shannon Hale) come to our school today and I bought 7 of her books for young family members and had her sign them. I was at my parents' showing the books off and decide... Read more
Some good, some bad.
Monday, November 16, 2009      2 comments

This weekend I went off plan cause I was hanging with a group of people who are very dear to me and some of whom I will not see for months if not years :(. That being said, it was some good (I managed to fit into awesome clothes that had stoppe... Read more
Major successes and minor setbacks
Saturday, November 14, 2009      9 comments

As has been mentioned, I am a geek ::Grin::. This is one of my game weekends and I am writing from the lobby of a hotel in MD. This is the first time a lot of these folks have seen me since August and I have been getting some great comments. ... Read more
OMG! 10lbs!
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      13 comments

Oh my god! I'm down 10lbs! This is crazy, I stepped on the scale this morning and couldn't believe it! I have never in my life tried to lose weight- I don't eat lots of sweets, I tend to be twitchy. But I had to post baby and found that ... Read more
Feeling good and loving life!
Monday, November 09, 2009      0 comments

Maybe it's the spring-like weather, maybe it's the incresed food, maybe just the fact that I have good friends around me, but between yesterday and today I have been feeling pretty darn good! I nailed the Faure I was worried about singing a... Read more
Rustle up some grub
Saturday, November 07, 2009      2 comments

Today I went food shopping. Ok, I know most people do this on a regular schedule and have lists and etc. I am not one of those people. I forget that we have no food until I can't find anything to eat and then we decide that it's easier to jus... Read more
New Lunch!
Friday, November 06, 2009      0 comments

Last night we went to Target to get diapers (love cases of diapers for $13-15!) and looked at the food area. I found a new frozen lunch! Market Pantry and it was ginger and garlic stir fry with chicken. SO GOOD. And cheap! Hopefully it's be... Read more

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