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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Winter Wonderland Warriors Challenge

Life's Journey with a Smile

I found a great challenge while reading one of the blogs I follow, Finding The Thin Within.  The challenge is being hosted over at life's Journey with a smile and it is called Winter Wonderland Warriors.  In order to participate, you have to come up with 10 goals that you want to meet beginning Jan 3, 2011 until March 28, 2011.  Each week there will be weekly questions to be answered and posted to your blog. If you want to join up, head on over to Amy's blog to sign up!

Here are my goals:
1. Lose 12 lbs (that's 1lb a week, which I think is doable).
2. Drink 48 oz of water each day.
3. Exercise 3x a week.
4. Read more of my Sookie Stackhouse series of books.
5. Get my daughter on a more "normal" eating routine/habit.
6. Scrapbook more!
7. Organize my home.
8. Be better about doing laundry! 
9. Be more patient with my daughter.
10. Make more home cooked meals and eat out LESS!




Wii Fit Plus = FUN!

DH bought me a Wii Fit Plus for Christmas and I finally got around to hooking it up this afternoon while DD was napping.  It is soooooo much fun!!!!!  I played for 45 mins and it went by so fast!!!   I love it!!!  I didn't even get into the traditional exercise pieces yet, and I feel so great about it!  It was soooooo easy and I love that it got me moving! I think my DD will love it as well!!!

Thank you DH for getting this for me! It is one more tool to help me along my journey to be the person I am destined to be!!!  XO

Monday, December 27, 2010

Playing Catch-Up

I haven't blogged in a week.  I don't even know where to begin with this.  To make a loooooong story short, my aunt passed away on Christmas Eve.  She collapsed on Sunday Dec 19 and had been on a ventilator since then. We made the choice, as a family and to respect her wishes, to take her off the vent on Thurs Dec 23.   She passed peacefully around 8:05 PM on Christmas Eve.  She was only 58 years young.  She was taken from us far too soon, even though we knew she had been battling a disease for many years.  

Here she is, last Christmas, with her two great nieces; my daughter and her younger cousin.

In life she was a wonderful, loving person.  She'd give you the shirt off her back, even if it was her last one.  She lived a tough life, but was always happy and joking.  She was my first best friend; we shared a room when I was little.  I can remember her working 3rd shift and coming home in the early morning.  She would want to go to sleep, but I'd be up rearing to go and wanting her to watch cartoons with me!  She would sit there, falling asleep, trying so hard to stay awake the best she could to watch them with me.  I can also remember, when we would go out to eat when I was young that no matter where I sat or where she sat I'd always find a way to kick her legs as I swung mine under the table.  Hehe... that was a running joke for years.  I have so many other wonderful memories that I could share about her; its so hard to pick and choose which ones.  She loved my daughter so very much and my daughter loves her.  She called my daughter "Mushmouse Jr" as "Mushmouse" is what she called me.  Aunt Gayle, you are loved so very much and missed even more.

 RIP Gayle Carbonneau
Oct 12, 1952 - Dec 24, 2010
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In other news, my food intake has not been great.  I have not been stress eating at all which is GREAT, just not tracking or drinking my water.  I am supposed to WI tonight, but we are in the middle of a large snow storm so I have no idea if the meeting will be held or not.  I checked the website to see if it was canceled or not, but there was nothing.  Hmmm.... will have to play it by ear.    

Christmas was as good as it could be!  DD had a blast and got spoiled by all the grandparents and Santa!  DH got me lots of goodies as well as a Wii Fit Plus! I am so excited to get it set up to try it out!  YAHOO!  

I am jumping back on the bandwagon TODAY!  My aunt was attending WW over the past few months and was doing very well on program! I know she would want me to continue doing my best on program and not falling apart because she has left us.  I am getting back on track as a way to honor her. 

Monday, December 20, 2010

Current Weight: Week Twenty

158.8 (-2.6)

YAHOOOOOO!!!!  Doing the snoopy happy shuffle!!! I made my 10% and I am almost down 20lbs and I am in the 150s!!!!! OMG! What a GREAT week! I so needed this tonight!!!

Friend Makin' Monday: Three Things

If you want to link up, head over to Ken'z blog to join in the fun!!!




FMM: Three Things


Three of your favorite movies:
Young Frankenstein
Labyrinth
Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Three of your favorite things to drink: 
Water
Coffee
Beer (I don't do that one often, but there's nothing like an ice cold beer!)

Three of your favorite songs: 
Hanging By a Moment by LifeHouse

In My Daughters Eyes by Martina McBride

Lightening Crashes by Live

Three people who have been a positive influence on your life (outside of your family):
My first grade teacher Mrs. Owenson.  When I decided to become a teacher, I wanted to be just like her!
My friend Sheryl.  She is always there for me and is a lovely person!
My first WW leader, Suzzy.  She is an amazing woman who I still get Christmas cards from each year!

Three things you to do keep yourself entertained:
Reading
Blogging
TV
Three things you're attracted to in the opposite sex:
Guys with facial hair that is well kept
Kindness/Gentleness
Respectful
Three things you love about yourself:
I am kind.
I am a good listener.
I am VERY determined!

The last 3 people you text messaged:
My DH Damian
My friend Kellee
My co-teacher Meegan


Three things you're looking forward to this week:
My work holiday party
Watching my daughter open her gifts on Christmas
Starting my Christmas vacation


Now it's your turn to share your answers!

Saturday, December 18, 2010

What parts have you found?

As I was in the shower tonight, I realized I have ANKLES! LOL!! I was like, "Oh my gosh! Look at THOSE!" Hehe.... Too funny!  Don't get me wrong I have always had them, but they have been bigger and rounder! I also noticed some muscles in my thighs are starting to show themselves!!!

What body parts have YOU found?????

Friday 12/17/2010

Came in under my points by 2; not something that happens all that often, but I just wasn't hungry and wasn't going to force myself!


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Could it be?????

As I was getting on my exercise gear this afternoon, I noticed a distinct difference in how my exercise pants fit.  They have always been a bit snug in the hip area and today they are a bit roomy!!! I quickly threw on the rest of my clothes and jumped on the scale and it says I am at 160.2!! WOAH! That would mean that I have hit my 10%! Now, I know, I know..... this is NOT an official WI on the WW scales, but here's hoping!!!!  Wish me luck come Monday!

WATP 2 Mile Brisk Walk

I was running over the summer and LOVED it! I went back to work in Sept and it all went to hell and I stopped exercising at all.  Anyways, I am trying to get back into a grove since the weather has grown quite cold around here.  I have had the this set of the Walk Away The Pounds DVDs (now called Walk at Home) for many years. I love the program.  It is fun and goes by fast and you get a fairly decent work out.  I have done the 2 mile walk 2x this week and plan on doing it again tomorrow.  I know exercise is the key to weight loss for me so I am tying to add more of it into my weeks so I see better results on the scale.

Haven't heard of WATP?  Check out the website for it here!

(No I was not asked to endorse this program! I just like it so I wanted to share it with others!)

Thursday, December 16, 2010

NSV

Yesterday at work 2 of my co-workers asked me if I was doing WW?  I told them yes and they said they could tell that I have lost weight! That TOTALLY makes my day and makes me SO happy!

Thursday 12/16/2010


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Wednesday 12/15/2010


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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tuesday 12/14/2010


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Current Weight: Week Nineteen

-.4  (16.6)

Down a 1/2 lb.  I'll take it.  I know its cuz I had two not so great eating days and the lack of exercise.  I am so freakin' close to reaching my 10% goal and I just want to hit it so badly.  I am going to work my a*s off this week to hit it!

Monday 12/13/2010


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Monday, December 13, 2010

Sunday 12/12/2010

Much better day today!! Back on track!


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Freezer French Toast

I have been looking for some recipes that I can cook and freeze to have on hand and to make m life a bit easier. Last night I made Freezer French Toast.  The recipe says it yeilds 16 pieces of toast, but I was only able to barely make 15 slices.  Also the cooking/browning took longer then the recipe said because I had my oven rack up too high away from the element.  They smelled super yummy while cooking!  Each slice is 3 points plus for those of you following Weight Watchers.

Make your own freezer french toast rather than buying similar commercial frozen ones from the grocery store! Makes 16 slices for quick breakfasts.
5 eggs
1 1/4 cups milk
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 tsp salt
16 slices white bread

Heat oven to 500F. Combine eggs, milk, sugar, and salt, mixing well. Dip slices, then place on baking sheets sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake about 5 minutes, until bottom is goldenbrown. Flip and cook for 2 more minutes. Cool then freeze in single layer. Once frozen (about two hours) they can be packaged individually or placed in a single freezer bag.

To cook:
Remove from freezer, and heat in toaster or toaster oven, then serve.

W.I.D.T.H from Jack Sh*t

Over the summer I answered the call from Jack Sh*t for his W.I.D.T.H page! I am just getting around to posting it here on my blog as I think I need a reminder about Why I Do This Here.







If you'd like to join Jack Sh*t, here's how:

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Saturday 12/11/2010

Yep, another not good day.  I am buckling down tomorrow and going to do GREAT! I will not let today and yesterday put me in a tail spin!!!! I WANT to lose this weight. I NEED to lose this weight. I WILL lose this weight.


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Friday 12/10/2010

As you can tell from my journal today, I did NOT make good food choices!!! I know for sure it is because I did not plan ahead! Planning ahead makes it so much easier for me.  I did know we were going to have pizza for dinner so I should have planned my day according to that, but I did not.  We desperately need to go grocery shopping so we are down to left overs and bare bones, which is not at all helpful.  Le sigh....


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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Wednesday 12/8/2010

Not a bad day overall, but I really looked at my total journal today and realized that I eat a TON of carbs!!!! Oy!! Need to add more protein to my intake.  Also, I am struggling with getting my two milks in each day; I am unsure about what can be counted as a serving of milk other then actual milk.  Can anyone help me out???


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Tuesday 12/7/2010


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Monday, December 6, 2010

Monday 12/6/2010

This is not a complete daily, but I went off program for dinner tonight! No guilt and move on!


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Current Weight: Week Eighteen

161.8 (-1.2)

Happy with my loss this week considering it was my first week on the new program!!  I am surprised that it was as big of a loss at it was since I had such a big loss last week!

Friend Makin' Monday: December to Remember

If you want to link up, head over to Ken'z blog to join in the fun!!!  


What will you do to make this a 
December to Remember???

Hmmm... this is a really challenging question for me as I have been a bit of a hum-bug this season.  I have some stuff going on in my personal life that I am having a hard time to feel jolly.  Let's see... I am going to try and work my hardest to keep weight off this December.  This month is always such a challenge for me food wise with all the rich foods and parties that happen.  I don't want to gain anything back; in fact I'd like to lose weight and break the pattern that I normally get into in December, which is a pattern of who cares?  Its the holidays! They are only once a year and I normally spiral out of control.  Not this year! No sir! Not this time! 

I will be in control of the food this month and not let it control me and that is how it will be a December to Rembemer for me!

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Sunday 12/5/2010

So I've been doing dailys for a week now and I love it! Thanks to Nia I can now do them this way and its so much easier!!!!  YAY!


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Saturday, December 4, 2010

Saturday 12/4/2010

Breakfast 
1/2 everything bagel from Dunkin's - 5pts
1 oz ww cream cheese - 2pts

Lunch
progresso lite homestyle vegetable and rice soup - 3pts

Dinner
McDonald's double cheese burger meal - 28pts
16 oz water - 0pts
(I am SO PROUD of myself for figuring out the pts and tracking this meal! In the past I would have said forget it and not bother cuz it is an outrageous number of points! I am happy to say with this new WW program, I still have 22 weekly pts left to use! WOO HOO!!!!!)

Snack
1 large apple - 0pts
green giant just for one cauliflower and cheese - 1pt

Exercise 
None

December Goals

I have decided that I need to set monthly goals for myself.  It gives me mini goals to work through and achieve, instead of looking at the BIG picture and that awful number I still have left to lose.

1. Drink my water on the weekends! I do wonderful during the week, but on the weekends I fall apart when it come to water and I know that can effect my weight loss.

2. Exercise 3x a week (My week being M-S for weight watchers reasons.)

3. Hit my 10% loss (another -2.8lbs down)!

Friday 12/3/2010

Breakfast
1 slice white toast - 2pts
1 oz WW cream cheese - 2pts

Lunch 
Whopper Jr, w/out cheese and mayo - 7pts
small order of fries - 6pts
diet coke - 0pts
16oz water

Dinner
half portion baja salad from wendys - 13pts
16 oz water - 0pts
value size fries - 6pts

Snack
None

Exercise 
None

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Thursday 12/2/2010

Breakfast
english muffin - 3pts
1 oz ww cream cheese - 2pts

Lunch
2 oz chicken - 2pts
2 oz ham - 2pts
2 cups salad mix - 1pt
1 1/3 tbls creamy italian dressing  - 2pts
texas garlic toast - 4pts

Dinner
Quiznos Veggie Sammie - 9pts
bowl of Quiznos Chicken Noodle Soup - 4pts
8 oz diet mountain dew - 0pts

Snacks

Exercise
Not today

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

November's Exercise

I have decided to begin tracking my exercise on my blog as a side bar and then at the end of the month make a post about it.  I haven't exercised in a while so November is shabby to say the least!

Nov 27 - WATP 1 Mile (15 mins)
Nov 28 - WATP 2 Mile (30 mins)
Nov 29 - None today!
Nov 30 - WATP 2 Mile (30 mins)

Total Miles: 5
Total Minutes: 75

Wednesday 12/1/2010

Woah... Dec 1st? REALLY?

Breakfast
english muffin - 3pts
WW cream cheese - 2pts
banana - 0pts

Lunch
8oz 1% milk - 3pts
1/2 c canned pears in water - 1pt
1/2 c green beans - 0pts
Smart Ones mac & cheese - 7pts
apple - 0pts

Dinner 
PLAIN baked potato from Wendys - 7pts

Snack

Exercise
Not today

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Tuesday 11/30/2010

Well today is my first official day on the new WW plan and I think I like it so far. The one thing that is REALLY bothering me about it is the change in pts for milk!  We drink 1% around here and it has gone from 2pts to 3pts. I drink 2 glasses of milk every day so that is 6 pts of milk out of my 29. That seems like a lot to me. Hmmm...

Breakfast
english muffin - 3pts
1 oz ww cream cheese - 2pts
8 oz 1% milk - 3pts
1/2 c unsweetened apple sauce - 0pts

Lunch
1/2 c peaches in water - 1pt
1 c cooked canned carrots - 0pts
2 small clementines - 0pts
8 0z 1% milk - 3pts
Smart Ones Tuna Noodle Caserole - 6pts

Dinner
1/2 c risotto w/ roasted veggies - 6pts
water

Snacks
100 calorie bag of popcorn - 3pts
12 oz coke zero - 0pts
2 slices beef bologna - 5pts

Exercise
WATP 2 mile - 30 mins - 2 activity pts

Monday, November 29, 2010

Monday 11/29/2010

Breakfast
Life Cereal Bar - 4pts

Lunch
3/4 c mac and cheese  - 8pts
1 small apple - 0pts
1/4 c peas - 1pt

Dinner
large baked potato - 5pts
1 c salsa - 0pts
1/4 c shredded cheese - 2pts
1 c milk - 3 pts

Snacks
2 1/4 oz cheese - 6pts
12 oz coke zero - 0pts

Exercise
None...  :(

Current Weight: Week Seventeen

163.0 (-2.6)

WOO HOOO! That's a total of 15lbs GONE!!!! I am sooooooooo happy! I really needed this week to give me a boost! Also I got to learn the new program some and I am looking forward to getting to know it better!!! It looks like its going to be a good program, but take some getting used to for sure.

Friend Makin' Monday: Thanksgiving Recap

To join in on FMM, head over to Kenz blog and link up!

THANKSGIVING RECAP

Thanksgiving was pretty good this year.  Did the same ol' routine - lunch at the in-laws and dessert at my parents.  Sunshine looked adorable of course:

She sat at the big kids table with all her cousins and ATE! WOO HOO! She has NEVER partaken in eating the traditional foods on Thanksgiving before! I was so proud of her!

I did really well eating at the in-laws too! Took a TON of veggies and stayed away from the starchy stuff, like mashed potatoes and bread.  Had only a little cookie for dessert there.  Once at my parents we snacked on cheese and crackers and then had a slice pf pie.  At home I nibbled on a few crackers and cheese and that was ALL!  I am hoping that I see results in my WI tonight.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Sunday 11/28/2010

I think I need some accountability each day and I think if I am BRUTALLY honest here on my blog about my day to day eating and exercise I will be more real with myself.  So here ya go...

Breakfast
1 oz banana bread w/out nuts - 5pts
water

Lunch
7 oz sweet potato, baked - 3pts
1 c turkey chilli w/out beans - 3pts
1 can coke zero

Dinner
1/3 of Fire Roasted Vegetable Risotto (no idea on the pts of this as it was date night for DH and I)
house salad
1 bread stick
diet coke

Snacks
cup of coffee w/ splenda and 1/4 c of milk - 1pt

Exercise
2 mile WATP dvd - earned 2 activity pts

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Motivation: How do I find it?

Yep like I said in my last post, I really need to makes some serious changes. It has gotten my wheels turning (do you smell the smoke?) and I am doing some soul searching.  I have completely lost my motivation to lose weight. Over the summer I was doing so well; running 3 or 4 days a week and journaling every little bit of food I put in my mouth, even if it was a taste of something as I was cooking.  I was also making a menu and knowing day to day what I was going to eat.  It all comes down to planning and motivation.  Good ol' P&M!

Now here I am several months later and have lost the want to do ANY of it and it just depresses me. I was so much happier then when I was on a schedule and had a good routine going.  There are so many things I could blame it all on, but they are all just excuses!  My favorite one is I just don't have the time. What a bunch of BS that is!  I am lucky to live less then 5 minutes from my job and don't have to be in until 8 each morning. I have plenty of time to get up in the morning and go for a walk or get on the elliptical machine that is just collecting dust.  I have plenty of time of Saturdays and Sundays to get off my fat a*s.

I have the support of my husband which is wonderful, but yet it doesn't seem like it is enough.  My mum goes with me to WW each Monday night and is going through this journey with me.  We both started on the SAME day and she has lost 28.4 lbs compared to my measly 12.4 lbs.  What's the difference?  She stays true to the program and exercises EVERY fricken' day, sometimes 2x a day.

So, what's my problem?  I really do not know. Why am I so unmotivated?  Could it be that I have tried for over 10 years to lose this dang blasted weight to no success?  Sure, I have lost weight in the past, but NEVER all of it.  I have NEVER succeed to my ultimate goal.  I don't feel like I have any fight left in me to do what it takes.  I always start things and NEVER finish them; not just in this aspect of my life, either.  Why is that?  What is wrong with me? I really do want to be healthy. I want to be thin, but I have just grown complacent and gotten comfortable.  I don't believe that I can do it.  I really need to dig deep and figure out what its going to take to make this a reality.  I know all the tools; set small goals, plan, take it one day at a time, re-framing, etc, etc.  I think there are so many things about myself that I dislike that I just can't get a handle on it and need to focus on one thing at a time, but I get side tracked.  My life is so cluttered, both with physical things as well as emotional stuff that I feel like I don't know where to begin.  I guess I need to try to pick just ONE area and focus on that.

Right now, at this moment in time, on Saturday November 27, 2010 at 6:55 PM, I am making a commitment to myself to do what I have to do to get this weight off.  I am WORTH it, damn it!

Be mindful and don't suffer!

I think I need to make this my mantra. I need to make some serious changes in my life in the next few months or I am going to be forced to make other changes that I REALLY do not want to make.  (I know that sounds confusing, but trust me when I say I know what I am talking about!)  Anyways, I was reading a post over at Jack Sh*t today and it's a GREAT one!  Thanks again Jack for the slap in the face!!!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!


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Hoping you all enjoy your day with your family and friends!!! Bless you all from my family to yours!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Current Weight: Week Sixteen

165.6 (-.6)

Well that's four weeks in a row that I have lost something, so I guess that's a reason to celebrate!  They are small losses, but losses none the less! I know the key for me is exercise.  'Nuf said.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Friend Makin' Monday: TV Shows


What's on your DVR?  Or what are your favorite TV Shows?

Right now on our DVR is a large number of shows!  LOL! Some for DH, some for me, and of course some for Little Miss Sunshine!  I'll make a list of them by person:

Dear Husband
1. Dr. Who
2. Mythbusters
3. Stargate
4. Family Guy
5. The Simpsons
6. American Dad

Little Miss Sunshine
1. Curious Gerorge
2. Wonder Pets
3. Scooby-Doo
4. Super Why

Me
1. Dancing with the Stars 
2. Super Nanny
3. The Little Couple
4. Desperate House Wives

Those are all that is on our DVR right now, minus a rouge show or movie here or there.  There are a ton of other shows that I watch, as well as shows that DH and I watch together. I feel like boring you all with the details, so here you go:

Me
1. Glee
2. Grey's Anatomy
3. Private Practice
4. The Office

Shows DH and I watch together
1. House, MD
2. Biggest Loser
3. Sanctuary
4. Fringe
5. Warehouse 13

And there you have it! What shows do you like to watch????


Current Weight: Week Fifteen

166.6 (-8.)

Well this is where I was at the beginning of October.  How pathetic that it has taken over a month to get back here.  I am just not in the groove with it. One day at a time right?  I am going to break down each week and set mini goals for myself! This weeks mini goal is to drink all my water!  I've got my big ol' WW cup sitting next to me and I am ready to go for the day!

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Current Weight: Week Fourteen

167.4 (-.6)

Its a little loss, but it a loss!!! I am so happy to say that I have stayed OP today as well! This is the first completely OP day I have had in WEEKS! YAHOO!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Current Weight: Week Thirteen

168.4 (+.4)

I WI at home this week since I couldn't make it to a meeting; I am up a bit.  Gotta get back in the saddle again.  Just don't know how....  :(

Monday, October 25, 2010

Feeling Sorry for Myself Post

Yep, its going to be one of those self loathing, put down, feeling sorry for myself post so if you don't want to "hear" it ..... now is your time to run away screaming or covering your ears shouting, "LA LA LA!!!"  (Don't blame you if you do.... I won't be mad!) 

Ok, I have had a few HORRIBLE weeks on WW and am so upset with myself.  I have BARELY counted any points and if I start off my day well, I BLOW it in large proportions by the end of the day.  I just can't figure out what my problem is; I just can't be bothered.  I am wasting my own money and its killing me since its money is tight right now and the holidays are quickly approaching.  I was doing really well over the summer while I was running and now that I have gone back to work I have just gotten really really pathetically lazy and just can't get my ass in gear.  What is wrong with me? Why can't I beat food??????  Why must I let it CONTROL me?!?!?  I have tons of support from my family, but I just can't seem to do it. This is like the 5th time I have attempted to lose the weight for good and I just can't seem to get this thing right.

Please forgive me as I wallow in the mud with the pigs....

Monday, October 18, 2010

Current Weight: Week 12

168 (+1.4)

Had a rough week this past week; been under much stress lately!  I need to keep focused and keep my eye on the prize!!!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Weight Loss Contest: Week Five


Week Five has me down a tad.  I have had a rough and stressful week and it has gotten the best of me!  I will have to work my ass of this weekend to see a loss at WW on Monday!!  
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010

Friend Makin' Mondays: Uniquely You

If you want to participate, copy/answer the questions, and link up!!!!!


1)   Do you prefer talking or texting? Honestly, I just joined the wonderful world of texting back in early summer!!  Shocking, huh?  Texting is fun and I often use it as a way to deal with conversations I don’t want to have via voice.  I know that’s bad and I am trying really hard to NOT do that.  I really think I could be a hermit and live alone and be completely happy.

2) Do you make your bed everyday? DH and I are really bad about making our bed.  He works 2nd shift so he gets up much later then I do every day.  I always pull the covers on my side up when I get up and sometimes DH does and sometimes not.

3) What sounds do you hear right now? My daughter breathing through a stuffy nose and the TV.

4) List three things that you always carry with you: My cell phone, iPod Touch, and ear buds.

5) What are your favorite TV shows?  Oh boy, I have a TON!  House, Dancing with the Stars, Glee, So You Think You Can Dance, The Office, Biggest Loser, Grey’s, Private Practice, Fringe, Warehouse 13, The Sanctuary, The Little Couple…. See I told you there were MANY! I am a TV junkie for sure!

6) Is there a hobby that you'd like to devote more time to? If so, what is it? I love, love, love scrapbooking, but I haven’t done it in months.  

7) What is your favorite drink?  Coke.  Yep, I love my coke.  I try to keep it to one a day and sometimes none at all. 

8) Share a couple of cool facts about your family: I am an only child.  My husband is one of 5!  Our daughter will probably be an only child!
 
9) List one thing that you will do for yourself today: Enjoy my family!  I have the day off!  

10) Share something that you're thankful for today: The fact that I have a husband who is so caring and a great dad!  He takes such good care of his two girls and I am so thankful for him.  I don’t tell him often enough how much I appreciate him.  

Friday, October 8, 2010

Weight Loss Contest: Week Four


Week Four shows that I am down again! YAHOO!!! I really like weighing in in the mornings as I think it really makes a difference!  
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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Current Weight: Week 10

167.8 (-2.8)!!! YAHOOO!!!!! I am so thrilled being down this week! Its been a few weeks since I have had a good loss! Not only was it a great loss, but I hit my 5% target and made 10lbs!!!!  

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Blog Award from Kaye!!!



Below are the 5 questions I am instructed to answer.

THANK THE PERSON WHO GAVE YOU THE AWARD:  
Thank you Kaye, from I Want My Health Back! How kind of you!!!  :)

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING:         
Describe your blog in 5 words: 
real, rewarding, helpful to me
         
WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE ABOUT YOUR LIFE? 
Be better at managing money!

NAME 10 THINGS PEOPLE DON'T KNOW ABOUT ME
  1. I am a GLEEK!
  2. I am only 5'0 tall.
  3. I am a bad house keeper.
  4. I hate laundry.
  5. I am organized at work, but not at home.
  6. I wish I could be a stay at home mom.
  7. I am lazy.
  8. I am a very jealous person.
  9. I would like to be more spiritual person.
  10. I am very self conscious even though I try not to let it show.