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Redeeming the Day
Monday, November 28, 2016      12 comments

Yesterday came with an unexpected surprise...DH is sick. He has the flu or something...aches, sore throat, congestion, cough...he's down for the count currently. So, we did not do our Christmas decorating as I thought we would. He slept most ... Read more
Weathered the Rough Day
Sunday, November 27, 2016      7 comments

Yesterday was a rough/stressful day. I had the GD's and they were grumpy! The little one, who usually naps really well, only took a 40-minute nap and then was tired and grumpy. The 3-year-old did lay down for nap time but never slept. Once D... Read more
Good Black Friday!
Saturday, November 26, 2016      7 comments

I went Black Friday shopping with DD1. We did great! I'm all done except for 2 gift cards! Whew! And woo hoo! We got some really good deals. I wasn't sold on going out this year...imagined massive crowds. But we didn't go out until 10:30 ... Read more
Great Thanksgiving!
Friday, November 25, 2016      10 comments

Had a good Thanksgiving! I fixed all the things I wanted to make and they turned out well. Bonus, DH got the rest of carpet taken up AND we got our new rugs laid in the living room...looks so nice! Since the DD's were here and DD's boyfriend,... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving!
Thursday, November 24, 2016      12 comments

It's turkey day! My plans for the day...watch Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade & Disney Thanksgiving Day parade...cook and clean...enjoy family time...be thankful through it all. Yesterday, I got through the day recording and eating in range... Read more
Plan A Eating on a Plan B Day!
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      8 comments

I had a good, on-plan-with-my-eating day. My plans kept changing throughout the day with different events that took place. DH had a seizure before I left for work, so I had to stay and oversee his recovery on that. Then, when I was finally on... Read more
Super Big AHA!!
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      8 comments

Made it through another day with no snacks, eating in range, and recording. Also, had another goal day with a FitBit/SP friend...and we both succeeded in reaching our step goal! Yay! With FitBit, you have a list of friends and you can c... Read more
Made It! Needing God...
Monday, November 21, 2016      10 comments

Yesterday, I made it through the day without eating between meals. I watched the GD's and went Christmas shopping with DD1. I didn't have any real problems with temptations until 9 pm when the GD's left and DH was getting ready for work...just... Read more
Cathy Who...
Sunday, November 20, 2016      9 comments

Today is a new day. Some things are going well. I had a great day with DH and DD yesterday. We all met up at a huge craft fair in the morning. Then we had lunch together at a local Mexican restaurant. Then, we had the GD's nap at my house a... Read more
Brain Surgery...Day 1
Saturday, November 19, 2016      8 comments

Mentally, I am still struggling with food. Yesterday, I fought 4 major battles with cravings...I won 3 of them and lost 1. My cravings hit between breakfast and lunch...then after lunch...then when I had to stop at the store for a couple of th... Read more
Lessons Learned...Planning Ahead
Friday, November 18, 2016      5 comments

So, I had my birthday...and didn't track. Then, yesterday, I didn't track...and didn't exercise. This is not looking good. My plan for today...track and exercise. I have my breakfast tracked and am going to spend some time on the treadmi... Read more
Good BD...Feeling Proud of Myself!
Thursday, November 17, 2016      7 comments

I had a wonderful birthday. My co-workers decorated my office, bought me cupcakes, sang happy birthday to me, and gave me a card with a Panera gift card inside! What a great day! DH bought me a birthday cake and gave me a card with a bunc... Read more
It's My Birthday!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      16 comments

Today's my birthday! Last night, I had dinner out with the family to celebrate. We planned to go to Olive Garden and DH called in a reservation. Then, last night, when DD got there, they said there was no reservation and it would be a 45 min ... Read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      13 comments

Going back to work yesterday was really hard. My co-worker was back...yay! But I felt REALLY anxious all day. I think I am suffering a bit of PTSD from the past 8 days of working so hard and handling so many things. This is my usual. I'm ok... Read more
Fast, Good Weekend!
Monday, November 14, 2016      8 comments

The weekends just go by too fast! I had the GD's yesterday. They were good. We tried doing potty training with the 2-year-old...that did not go well. Other than that, it was a good day with them...and I got two things done off my list while ... Read more

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