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8 week update
Saturday, March 15, 2014      4 comments

Well, I can't believe 8 weeks has flown by. I did lose about a pound, and really overall since the beginning of the year I have lost 7 pounds. It's been rough, my daughter continues to get sick (strep throat last week, sinus infection this wee... Read more
Sick kiddo
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      1 comments

We've had a rough couple of weeks. My daughter finally ended up in the hospital with flu and pneumonia. She was there 2 1/2 days. She can't return to school until Thursday and she sees her doctor tomorrow morning for a follow up. She's SO mu... Read more
sick baby girl
Thursday, January 23, 2014      8 comments

Well my daughter has been sick this week. She came home from therapy Tuesday night with a slight fever and had started coughing again. So I took her in to the doctor yesterday and in the waiting room she had diarrhea and threw up. They swabbe... Read more
Windy day
Sunday, January 19, 2014      6 comments

Ugh, I'm sitting here listening to that wind blow!!! Good thing I have been up and moving and doing housework for about the last two hours to get my exercise in! About to scrounge around for a healthy lunch, grab a shower, then meet my friend ... Read more
I am irritated with my scale
Friday, January 17, 2014      7 comments

and not because of the number that shows up on it (which I don't like, but I am not in denial that that is where I am at at this point in life, ha) but because it will go along, appearing to be weighing me accurately, then I'll have a morning li... Read more
a little mini challenge I've set for myself
Thursday, January 16, 2014      7 comments

I've set a self-challenge for myself to work on during the 5% Challenge beginning this Saturday that I'm part of. I want to walk for at least 20 minutes every day of this challenge, which would be 56 days. I think this will jump start some wei... Read more
Portion control
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      9 comments

So something I've started doing is at night once I've prepared our dinner, I go ahead and dish up "leftovers" for my lunch for the next day before serving up our meal. Then, there is less left for the three of us to split, and then I dish up ou... Read more
Cough cough cough
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      5 comments

My husband had to go back to the doctor yesterday because his cough wasn't getting any better. The doctor said she wasn't going to even mess with a chest x ray and just went ahead and treated him for pneumonia! And he leaves today for Austin f... Read more
Happy New Year!
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

I really threw off a coworker today when I told her I was no longer going to eat lunch with everyone. I'm just tired of the gossiping, drama, and a lot of inappropriate things I have to hear about coworkers I really don't care to know! Plus, m... Read more
I'm still moving faster...
Thursday, November 14, 2013      6 comments

I had a massage Tuesday night and she worked on my foot. It felt SOOOO good that night and most of yesterday. It really still feels ok today, still in pain but it's tolerable. and I'm still walking!! I see the podiatrist next Wednesday, and ... Read more
Ow ow ow
Monday, November 11, 2013      7 comments

Well, I have a heel spur AND Plantar Faciatis. And I got a letter from my endocrinologist that they will be calling me about going on insulin (so far no call). This is definitely the results of NOT taking care of myself for the last year. I'v... Read more
catching up on blogging, days 5 and 6
Thursday, March 07, 2013      5 comments

5) What can you improve upon? Not being lazy! my laziness and excuse making rule my life!! they hold me back! 6) Do you need some motivation or advice? Ask for it! I think I have plenty of motivation. I don't want to be fat. I know I n... Read more
how I'm doing
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      3 comments

well, I have yet to do a full 30 min. work out this week. BUT, I have found some very positive encouragement from my sparkfriends! You guys definitely lift me up. and I do feel that I continue to eat pretty well. I do stay consistent with th... Read more
what I'm doing to stay encouraged
Monday, March 04, 2013      10 comments

My problem is that I don't encourage myself at all!!! I don't do anything to encourage myself. No positive self talk. Nothing. In fact I've been pretty down because I turn 40 this month and had wanted to be near goal weight by now but I am sti... Read more
Catching up my blog for LTGL challenge this week
Sunday, March 03, 2013      6 comments

1) What new habit you wish to develop? to exercise three times this week for at least 30 minutes 2) How will you do that? I will go to the gym after work or walk at the park down the street from the house... Read more

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