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Fete du mayonnaise
Friday, April 01, 2011      4 comments

Our annual church auction party is tonight. This year, people paid $90 a ticket to come to our house for homemade wine (DH's hobby) and fattening snacks (that would be my territory) We're calling it the Fete du mayonnaise (French for "cele... Read more
Did you know you can eat just half of a doughnut?
Thursday, March 31, 2011      6 comments

and if you eat small bites, it can last just as long as a whole doughnut. I savored every tiny bite.... Read more
Anxiety 101
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      4 comments

A word to the wise - - it seems that change (even goood change) can cause anxiety. I guess I always knew this. In the past, I overate to numb the anxiety I felt, so I was not even aware of my feelings all of the time. Since January, for... Read more
Sweet potato fries for breakfast
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      8 comments

I'm usually not a fan of breakfast foods. Cereal and toast don't thrill me at all. So, I made sweet potato fries this morning. Simple, satisfying and 250 calories. Yummy! ... Read more
Busy start to a busy week and 20 lbs. down
Monday, March 28, 2011      5 comments

DH and I are hosting our annual Wine and Games party this coming Friday. DH makes his own wine, which we share, and I make a large variety of fattening appetizers and goodies. This party is a fundraiser for our church and people pay ridiclous... Read more
The more I know about some folk's kids...
Sunday, March 27, 2011      3 comments

the more I appreciate my own. Good weekend. More Just Dance and Wii Fit. So much fun! ... Read more
Rat terriers are not for the faint of heart
Friday, March 25, 2011      4 comments

My Rat terrier, Newton is my baby. He looks at me like I'm the best creature ever to walk the earth. However, he barks at everything he sees out the window. Today, after a bit too much celebration last night, the barking is intolerable and I'... Read more
The margarita test
Thursday, March 24, 2011      5 comments

Every other month, I go out for margaritas and mexican food with DH and a bunch of really funny, smart women. We're scheduled to go tonight. I would not give up this ritual for the world - it's way too good for my emotional well-being. This i... Read more
Love your local library
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      2 comments

My husband and I are currently unemployed and finding free sources of entertainment is extra important for us. I can run an online search of all of the librarys in our county for DVDs, books and CDs. We have had hundreds of hours of free e... Read more
Wii Fit Plus is even better than Wii Fit
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      3 comments

I'm cat sitting for a good friend who is on a cruise. She's letting me use all of her Wii Fit games while she's gone. Zumba, Wii Fit Plus and Let's Dance 2. How much fun is the marching game on Wii Fit Plus? I'm in love! ... Read more
Almost 20 lbs. down!
Monday, March 21, 2011      5 comments

As of this morning, I have lost 19.6 lbs. I started this new lifestyle on January 18th and plan to keep going forever. Have a great day, everyone!... Read more
Great family day
Sunday, March 20, 2011      2 comments

My brother-in-law had has 40th birthday this past week, so today my sister had a surprise brunch party for him this morning. It was great to see everyone and the food was truly delicious (OK - I'm fessing up - I ate some bacon and I enjoy... Read more
So many "eating events"
Friday, March 18, 2011      2 comments

This weekend is chock-full of social events - yay! Seeing people I care about recharges my sense of well-being. However, all of these events involve food, which I am handling better, but have a long way to go. Blogging about the anxiety ... Read more
Wii Fit is making my journey to success a lot easier
Thursday, March 17, 2011      3 comments

There are days that I'm raring to go, ready to exercise when my feet hit the carpet next to my bed. There are also days that, for unknown reasons, I wake up thinking "how can I do my promised 10 minutes of cardio? I don't want to!" (insert so... Read more
TGI Friday's nutrition information...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      1 comments

is hard to find. I went there for lunch today and now can't find an easy resource for their menu. Nutrition info is not liste on the Friday's website (which makes me think they are hiding something). Anyway, I estimated what I ate f... Read more

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