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Joined a gym after 5 years!
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      2 comments

Before my boys were born, exercising was a major part of my identity. After Grant was born in 2014, working out fell way off my priority list. I've worked out very sporadically over the past 5 years but nothing consistent. A couple weeks ago I j... Read more
May Plan
Monday, April 22, 2019      2 comments

In my last entry, I said I surpassed by pre-pregnancy weight but that was pretty much due to having surgery and then the entire family getting a stomach bug so I lost about 5 pounds in a short time. Since then, the 5 pounds came back. I've been ... Read more
To a new year!
Monday, January 07, 2019      3 comments

2018 was a great year. Jeremy went from an infant to a full blown toddler that loves to climb on everything and wrestle with his brother, but still is the best baby in the whole world. Grant is so smart and hilarious, but keeps us on our toes wi... Read more
Still trying to get there!
Monday, September 24, 2018      6 comments

I now have 2 pounds left to get to pre-pregnancy weight! I joined another DietBet at the beginning of this month and won it today, finally getting out of the 120's. Jeremy will be 1 year old on 10/10 (can't even believe it) so my goal will be to... Read more
4th DietBet
Monday, June 18, 2018      4 comments

My 4th DietBet started today. I started my first one on March 5 at 139 pounds and finished my 3rd one last week at 123.8 pounds. I've won every one. It's been so good for accountability and I love watching the numbers go down. Next goal is to ge... Read more
Test results through the years
Thursday, May 24, 2018      3 comments

Just for my record! Total Cholesterol - 2018 - 166 2014 - 175 2013 - 130 2012 - 147 2011 - 151 (Less than 200 mg/dl = desirable) HDL Cholesterol (good) - 2018 - 85 2014 - 90 2013 - 59 2012 - 67 2011 - 66... Read more
Still at it!
Monday, May 14, 2018      3 comments

I won my last DietBet and joined a 3rd one! It's been great motivation to lose 5 pounds during a 4 week period. I've been taking progress pictures each month and the latest ones definitely show a difference. Excited to keep going and keep losing... Read more
In the 120's!
Thursday, April 19, 2018      4 comments

Since my last blog entry, I won the DietBet by losing 5 pounds and immediately joined another one. My goal for this one is 5 pounds again, to get me to 129 pounds. Well, today for the first time since mid pregnancy, I was 129.8!! I'm so excited ... Read more
5 pound loss
Thursday, March 22, 2018      3 comments

I've been feeling a little frustrated that I'm not losing weight fast enough but I just looked at my blog from 2/20 and my weight was 137.8. I am now 132.8 so I've lost 5 pounds in a month, which is exactly what I should be doing. So, I guess I ... Read more
New Befores
Thursday, March 08, 2018      6 comments

The Dietbet I'm participating in started yesterday so I took new Before pics. I'm not happy at all with the way I look right now but seeing myself in pictures like this really makes me excited about what I can do to fix that! ... Read more
Joined a Diet Bet!
Monday, March 05, 2018      3 comments

I've been continuing to track my food but I'm fluctuating between the same couple pounds. I had cheat days on Saturday and Sunday and today is back on track! I joined a Diet Bet this morning. To lose 4% of my weight, I'll have to lose about 5 po... Read more
Finally lost 2 pounds!
Monday, February 26, 2018      3 comments

Omg, I am so happy! Going back to the basics definitely worked. Tracking my food makes me aware of what I'm eating and steers me away from mindlessly eating things I don't need. In 6 days, I lost 2 pounds. Excited for the momentum and to keep th... Read more
10 Day Challenge
Tuesday, February 20, 2018      1 comments

I joined a 10 Day Challenge on Facebook with other San Diego moms. We each pick out our goals for the 10 days and post everyday about our goals and to motivate each other. My goals for the 10 days are track my food, drink more water, and exercis... Read more
Some changes need to be made
Thursday, February 15, 2018      4 comments

Still haven't lost one measly pound!! So, I have to switch things up since what I'm currently doing is not working. I am going to start tracking my food again. I haven't done this in several years but it definitely worked when I first lost weigh... Read more
Literally cannot lose a pound!
Monday, January 29, 2018      3 comments

Seriously, is my scale broken or something?! No, it is not. My body is just being extremely stubborn! I have to do something more. Brian and I want to buy a used elliptical to put in our garage and that will be good for burning extra calor... Read more

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