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My first weigh in...
Sunday, February 21, 2016      8 comments

So yesterday was my first day weighing in and I can't believe how nervous I was. I had just spent a whole week counting every ounce of food I ate, cou... Read more
My day has gone to the dogs...
Saturday, February 20, 2016      7 comments

On Saturdays when I don't have training for work, I volunteer at my local Humane Society. I have been volunteering there for 4 years now. I love it!!... Read more
Maneuvering Resturants...
Friday, February 19, 2016      4 comments

So last night was our church's monthly women's dinner, and this time it was at The JalapeƱo Tree. Maneuvering resturants is so hard because you never know what is in the food or how big the portion is going to be. Besides that, I LOVE chips an... Read more
Happiness is...
Friday, February 19, 2016      3 comments

...when one of your daycare students brings you a water as a gift...... Read more
Let's do a happy dance!!!
Thursday, February 18, 2016      1 comments

So if you keep up with my chats and blogs, you will have noticed that I have been having issues with my pedometer. Every day this week something happe... Read more
Dinner 2/16/16
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      0 comments

So I mentioned that my husband has taken over cooking for us, and this is what he made for dinner last night... Chicken Fettuccine with Lite Parmesan A... Read more
My pedometer... Grrrrrrr
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      10 comments

My pedometer and I have a love/hate relationship (more hate than love these days). Most people would say, "Get a Fit Bit!", and that would be awesome except that I am a daycare teacher on a fixed income...any extra $ we might have usually goes t... Read more
Happy Birthday Pop Pop!
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      0 comments

Oh how I love this boy and can't imagine the day when he isn't in our lives. Today our big boy is 8yrs old. It seems like just yesterday that we brou... Read more
Monday, February 15, 2016      6 comments

For the last...well, forever...the kids and I have been feeding ourselves in the evenings. I can't cook...true story. My husband had the lap band surgery years ago, so he is limited on what his stomach will tolerate, and my son recently went V... Read more
Happy Valentine's Day!!
Sunday, February 14, 2016      0 comments

So I am either the bravest or stupidest person alive...who starts watching what they eat the week of Valentine's Day??! Especially when they love chocolate like I do. Seriously, I am obsessed with dark chocolate! So, there is a ton of Chocol... Read more
Day 1
Saturday, February 13, 2016      7 comments

So today was the big day...the day I started my lifestyle change. I weighed in this morning at 308 (ugggh). At the doctor's office I weighed 315 but t... Read more
Sparkpeople then and now...
Thursday, February 11, 2016      1 comments

Eight years ago I weighed 160lb. I probably hadn't weighed that little since I was a pre-teen and it was pretty surreal wearing sizes I had never worn... Read more
My Epiphany...time for a change
Thursday, February 11, 2016      4 comments

I had an epiphany last night (that carried over into this morning) about my doctor, my health, and just me in general. I realized that I don't think I have been very fair to my doctor, and I feel bad about that. We moved here almost 12yrs ago, ... Read more

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