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Whole30 Day 3
Thursday, July 30, 2015      4 comments

Sweet Jesus I'm alive! I slept terribly because of sciatica so I really worried about starting the day without caffeine but guess what? I made it through just fine. Foggy brain but fine. I feel stiffness in my joints, hands and feet but I k... Read more
Whole30 Day 2
Tuesday, July 28, 2015      2 comments

Oh.Sweet. Molly, today was another full-blown , although deferred, caffeine withdrawal complete with body and head pain beyond my tolerance and vomiting (sorry). I am only able to look at my screen long enough to write this thanks to pain meds a... Read more
Whole30 Day 1
Monday, July 27, 2015      2 comments

I was so excited about starting I woke a few times through the night in anticipation of getting on with it or was that the coffee binge I went on yesterday?? I feel like I have an advantage right off, my experiences thus far. Let me explain.... Read more
This will be important later
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      7 comments

I'm down. I mean really out of it. It is taking every ounce of energy to force myself to log in and blog but I'm doing it because I need to know later (when I'm back on top of the world) that it was important today. That the space between blogs ... Read more
8 years ago today...
Friday, May 29, 2015      5 comments

Wow, I can't believe how time flies...... Eight years ago today my oldest daughter graduated from junior high. Our catholic school where her brother, my oldest graduated from had closed and this was our first junior high graduation experie... Read more
post vacation blog
Thursday, May 21, 2015      2 comments

I rocked on vacation. Eating mindfully felt effortless and although there may have been a slight "pause" before choosing healthy...I still did. I came home at 179!! I was thrilled. THEEEEENNNNN...........the emotions of the entire trip ... Read more
Vacation Plans
Thursday, May 14, 2015      4 comments

So late tonight (early tomorrow) we leave for So. Cal. We were originally prompted by DH's family reunion. It takes a lot to get us all on the road so we don't do it much and when we do we pack in all we can in terms of friends and family. I am ... Read more
Why? Why? WHyyyyyyyyy? (super whiney voice)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015      3 comments

I saw it yesterday. 179.8. Out of the 180's. It's taken me 8 FREAKING months to lose 10 pounds and then poof........gone. Overate, over-caffeinated, committed to making today better and then........repeat. GRRRRRRHHHHHH!!!!!!!! (heels kick... Read more
From pathetic to powerful
Friday, February 13, 2015      10 comments

I'm struggling. I have been since Thanksgiving. The one thing I don't wonder about anymore is whether or not I should log in daily. If there is any life line it's daily check in her on SP. A week ago today I took my six year old into the E... Read more
Time for some more adaptations to the lifestyle
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      4 comments

It's over. Whatever chemistry was working to get the 40 off has now been adapted by my body and I need to move into a deeper level of commitment to this whole healthy living thing. I can't say I've plateaued that is way too noble. No, I've been ... Read more
Thanks for letting me vent yesterday
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      3 comments

I really needed to just get a lot of that off my chest and you were all so supportive. After I showered I decided to skip hair and makeup and then I saw that SPROUTLET thought that was the best thing I could do for myself and she was right so b... Read more
warning. long and negative
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      8 comments

What a bunch of BS. I read my last few blogs and they are so hopeful which is not at all how feel these days. It seems every good decision like New Year's and putting the scale away etc...immediately leads to two times the negative choices. Yes... Read more
unfamiliar and sometimes uncomfortable.....
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      6 comments

.............but always worth it. Last year I decided that we would start a new tradition in our home for New Year's Eve. We had salad bar for dinner with iced tea. The idea is that we would wake up on the 1st a day ahead of the game and in... Read more
Dear self
Sunday, December 28, 2014      4 comments

Nasty. That's how you feel. It is not fun and the festivities are not yet over. No more punishing yourself or whatever reason causes you to make decisions that only cause you pain, disgust, depression and feelings of hopelessness. Ne... Read more
Day 2
Friday, December 19, 2014      4 comments

I am in range today, Yay! I just have to walk straight to bed after this blog emoticon Today was crazy busy s... Read more

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