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BAM! Learned something...
Thursday, May 14, 2020      1 comments

So here I am, sitting here typing in food for a day as if I were to eat it when I realize...I haven't planned food well. At all. With the pandemic underway we have STOCKED cabinets like never before, it's the fresh stuff that eludes us often, bu... Read more
Thursday, May 14, 2020      1 comments

Tonight the boys went to bed peacefully, and I wanted to exercise...but my back is killing me. For some reason all day I caught myself standing with my stomach and hips thrust forward, and it was hurting my back all day. I'm not sure why I was d... Read more
Milk and Brownies and Jeans and A Lot on the Mind
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      2 comments

I sit here writing drinking a massive glass of ice cold whole milk and eating fresh brownies. I haven't been on here in days. I feel like the last week has been a blur, a busy busy blur. Part of being "essential" during the pandemic means I'm st... Read more
My Food Plans
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      2 comments

What will make me succeed: * Water * Calories from food not fluids (skipping iced tea saves 300 cals!) * Enjoy the foods I enjoy, but fill up on the foods that are best so I can savor and not splurge FOODS TO FOCUS ON: * Apples ... Read more
Flying solo..
Tuesday, May 05, 2020      2 comments

Whelp, so I created my own group today for New Moms & Dads and was really excited. Started trying to find people who said they were new parents to connect to. Aaaaaaand, that's when I realized that they really aren't on here. That not many peopl... Read more
Walking bliss and Getting organized...
Monday, May 04, 2020      0 comments

Yesterday I got an amazing walk in. My husband was uncomfortable with me taking the boys out due to Coronavirus, so I flew solo. I got a later start than I hoped for as I took time to pack up a 10 essentials bag to be ready for anything and fed ... Read more
On Board
Saturday, May 02, 2020      4 comments

Blog Yesterday I told my husband about my health plans. I thanked him for being so supportive of my body changes in the last couple years as they gave birth to our two sons under 2 years old. I told him I was going to make some mistakes along ... Read more
Friday, May 01, 2020      1 comments

Yesterday evening had some good elements. My scale arrived and I took my weight and was surprisingly almost 20 pounds lighter than I thought. This meant I've gotten a springboard to jump forward faster than I planned. My scale also came wi... Read more
Roller coaster
Wednesday, April 29, 2020      2 comments

Today I’m feeling the down of the roller coaster. I took the day off from work so I could let myself feel. Feel the weight of this pandemic. Feel the worries and fears. Feel like a human allowing herself to feel instead of a human who works 8 ho... Read more
The Do List, Part 2
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      2 comments

More great ideas to add for future focus: * Find excuses to do the stairs as much as possible, especially during this quarantine. Take trash out, get mail, get packages when they come in, do laundry. Wear my mask and do it do it do it. ... Read more
My Water Bottle Army
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      2 comments

Working full time from home has some perks and challenges, and among the challenges is that I try to stay in the bedroom office as much as possible to avoid the drama of being seen by the children who want their Mamma to come play with them. ... Read more
The Art of Savoring
Tuesday, April 28, 2020      2 comments

It's early morning and I'm enjoying a delicious coffee and an everything bagel with cream cheese. Are these considered health foods? Not in the slightest. Still, they can be in a way if I practice the art of savoring them... I was craving t... Read more
Monday, April 27, 2020      0 comments

FINALLY got my FSA to approve my core strength program made for new Moms. So excited!!!... Read more
The Do List
Sunday, April 26, 2020      1 comments

I know the path requires small and wise steps. I know biting off more than I can chew would mean swift failure. I also know that it would be wise to put all my inspiration down now so I can refer back and embark on another challenge. Little ch... Read more
It’s time
Sunday, April 26, 2020      1 comments

The Red Pill moment of truth: You see a picture of yourself and you SEE it. You know it’s time. Time for motivation paired with compassion, resulting in necessary change. Scale ordered. Exercise program paid for by flex spend account by the end... Read more