Bad Night, New Start Today
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      0 comments

Last night sucked. D just wouldn't go to sleep and after two hours of trying we finally gave up and Mike slept in the guest room and I slept with D in our bed. I was so annoyed for many reasons: child not getting enough sleep, no piano practic... Read more
Edited my Sparkpage
Friday, February 07, 2014      2 comments

It's been bugging me for awhile, but I've finally edited my spark page to reflect where I am actually at, instead of some outdated thing from nearly 2 years ago when I first had Dominic. The only thing missing is a picture of how I actually loo... Read more
Back from Vacation
Thursday, January 09, 2014      1 comments

We are back from our vacation to Nicaragua and very happy to be home! We had a good time and enjoyed the wedding, but I was sick the whole time. I got a UTI after Christmas because during the holiday season I didn't drink water for 5 days I wa... Read more
Thursday, December 26, 2013      5 comments

I have broken through my mental block, and its only fitting that it should happen on my 29th birthday. The first time I used sparkpeople to lose 50lbs, I was only able to bust through losing more than 10 pounds because I figured out the sub-con... Read more
Fighting Christmas Perfectionism
Sunday, December 22, 2013      2 comments

The battle against perfectionism is constant, and what better holiday to bring a on a fresh attack than Christmas? I've actually been doing pretty good, but I lost it today perfection-wise. It's finally kicked in that everyone is coming to my ... Read more
Update on the quest to let go of perfection
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      4 comments

Hello Sparkpeople! I thought I'd let you know how the process is going. I have learned a very important lesson, if I stress about my weight while trying to lose, I will stay about the same. If I don't stress and don't try, I will stay abo... Read more
On Letting Go of Perfectionism
Friday, November 08, 2013      4 comments

As I write the title of this blog, a little voice inside my head goes-- "HA!" Like that will ever happen. But it needs to happen. I feel like I'm at a point in my life where I really need to do some inner work and work on my issues. For now,... Read more
More good things
Monday, October 21, 2013      3 comments

You know that quote about how some things go wrong so better things can happen? I'm feeling a lot of that in my life right now. Things just seem to be clicking. Probably the biggest thing is that I'm making a conscious effort to not be so mea... Read more
Building my Routine
Friday, October 18, 2013      1 comments

Thanks for listening to me rant and cry last blog. I just needed to get it out of my system once and for all instead of pretending that these things don't bother me, because they actually do. We decided to wait another year to try for baby #2.... Read more
Low and Emotional
Friday, September 27, 2013      2 comments

So its time to start trying for a second baby. . . and I just can't do it emotionally. I feel like such a failure and that having my first baby has destroyed me. Please don't get me wrong, I really love my baby and I wouldn't change anything a... Read more
Doing better
Thursday, February 21, 2013      1 comments

After my last entry of doom and gloom, I thought I should do an update. Things didn't really get better for a couple of weeks, but I'm feeling more positive. I was just stuck in this whole cycle of trying and giving up when I didn't immediatel... Read more
So discouraged
Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

I just feel like giving up. I can't seem to find my weight loss groove. I've started going to the gym for the past two months, but still the scale won't budge. If anything, its gotten worse! Although my clothes fit better, so maybe I just ga... Read more
There is a picture of Tommy Europe on my fridge.
Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

For those of you who have no idea, Tommy Europe is the star of "Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp," a show on slice. I really want to be at my pre-baby weight by D's first birthday and I can still do it if I get committed and consistent. I also hate loo... Read more
10 lbs of Babyweight Gone!
Saturday, November 17, 2012      2 comments

Today's weigh-in was a nice milestone: 10 lbs of babyweight gone! It's taken me a really long time to figure out what will work this time around. Last time I got serious about losing weight, I had way more time to myself and abs that had not g... Read more
Getting it together
Saturday, September 08, 2012      2 comments

Finally my efforts have been paying off and I feel like weight-loss wise I've got a better grip on things. The scale is finally moving a pound a week and my eating is so much better. My stomach has finally shrunk a bit so I'm not so hungry all... Read more

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