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11/18/12 9:16 A

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Good morning, Peoples. How are you? Me and the guy had breakfast around five o'clock this morning-and what I had was a Burger King bacon, egg, and cheese croissain't and a SMALL hashbrowns. Now I emphasize the "small" because I freaking love their hashbrowns. I could easily eat a large-no problem, and I could have afforded one, monetarily speaking, but I chose the small. Because I did, my s/o did too. :D Lead by example!

Kegan, my mancub, had a fever of 101 yesterday. It still isn't enough to merit taking a pain and fever-reducer, since he's not in pain. If he has a fever of 102 or less and he isn't in pain, I want the fever to do what it is meant to do. If he still has a fever tomorrow morning, I will make a doctor's appt for him or just take him to urgent care if I can't get him in tomorrow. My thinking it is just a cold, but my daughter Lakeiah had PNEUMONIA in August and her only symptom was chest pain and a fever of 102.5! She wasn't coughing at all. Kegan right now has a really deep cough, but it's breaking up. I just want to make sure it isn't bronchitis. EVERY TIME we've taken him to the doctor or the hospital because of the same cough-it's been viral-which on one hand is good that he's never needed an anti-biotic, but on the other, is frustrating because there isn't much you can do except for homeopathic treatments and cough medicine for a cold. I've taken him in the bathroom when it sounds dry so he can breathe in the steam from a hot shower for about five minutes. I have an albuterol inhaler for him-but that's almost gone. I give him 1 teaspoon of robitussin. I know they don't recommend it because of whatever-but I was giving my daughter consideribly less than the adult dose-like 1/4 of it-when she was younger and had colds, and it REALLY makes a difference! I have enough common sense to not give my children an adult-sized dose of any medicine!

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11/18/12 1:29 A

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way to get yourself back on track Goddess. I know what you mean about the holidays coming upon us. This year it seems they snuck up quick. I will make sure I still get my exercise in this holiday season.

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11/17/12 10:07 A

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I can't wait to hear about your date Princess, and Raptor, I hope your kids are feeling better.

I have been pretty busy this week, really need to get some laundry done today, and my schedule is packed for the rest of the day. The Christmas season seems to be upon our family already! My eating got kinda wonky yesterday, and I have been slacking on the tracking. I will start again right now. Also, I got in 2 walks already this week, planning to make the time for one some time today. I am also going to drink 10 cups of water today for sure. Hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend!

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11/17/12 2:00 A

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I hope you have an awesome time on your date!!

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11/16/12 1:39 P

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It's nothing major. Just colds-really LOW grade fevers. 100.1...and they're 10 and 6. Trust me, they still have energy. It's been a challenge to make them JUST SIT DOWN. I have them set up on my mother's(who is on here... www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=MA
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HEY! So I got myself a pretty big brunch. I accidentally skipped breakfast...I had made a tuna salad sandwich on 12 grain bread, using a whole small can of tuna-and only ate half, and I had a cup of leftover salmon bisque that I made last night. (Oh, yeah. I LOVE to cook. I've posted at least a dozen recipes for spark. I'll share links to them in another thread and others can feel free to do the same.) It's easier to track stuff I cook by entering the recipes than it is to enter each item separately. I also chopped up a cucumber, and only ate two small chips of it. So, my stomach is shrinking! Unfortunately, my eyes haven't yet.

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11/16/12 11:44 A

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Have fun on your date Princess!
Wow! Sick kids before the holiday emoticon that's awful. I hope they feel better soon!

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11/16/12 10:18 A

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Enjoy your date, Princess Amy. I hope he's everything you need him to be.

It's super sunny here, but both my kids are home sick, today, so no outside for them unless/until their temps are back to normal. I'm letting them watch movies on Netflix and play calmly, though.

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Good morning every one!!

Hope all of you are having a fantastic Friday. If this weather keeps up I think I will take the kids to the park and do a few laps around the track as they play.

Have a great weekend.

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11/16/12 9:48 A

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I am so excited for my date on Saturday. emoticon He made reservations and we are going out bowling. emoticon I am super duper excited. emoticon This will make our fourth date. I am having so much fun. I hope this feeling never goes away. emoticon

Tonight, Kaleb, my son and I are going swimming. emoticon I love seeing his face when he realizes we are going to the pool. It is the best face EVER! emoticon

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11/16/12 9:01 A

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Hey, all! I went to the doc yesterday for follow-up with my bp. Last time it was 156/98. This time it was 121/68, so the medication is working. My goal is to lose this weight so I don't even need pills anymore.

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11/16/12 7:23 A

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Good morning team! I hope everyone has a great day. I have a lot planned. I had last night off and I'm off the next few nights ~ first time since July.

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11/15/12 7:43 P

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That advice I like Super! Today I made it to the gym and did a circuit, visit, and the relaxation chair. I rode the stationary bike for 20 minutes and my legs felt like jello. But it felt good,, I felt good. I have my bag packed to get up in the morning. Send good thoughts my way. I just went up to 40mg of my antidepressants and last night was up til 4 am. I need to get to the gym before work in the morning since Im really trying to do a 6 week contest. emoticon Princess Amy I love your posts they are so artistic. I think you are doing great keep it up!!

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11/15/12 11:12 A

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PrincessAmy-try measuring inches instead of pounds. You could very well be building muscle as you lose fat. Muscle is smaller and denser than fat. A pound is a pound, but inches tell it all. I have been a size 20 when I weighed 210lbs when I was 18, but I was really sedentary. When I finally got down to 210 a few years ago before gaining it back, I was a size 16. When I gained weight back, I was a size 20 when I weighed 240 and I was considerably more physically active. So...muscle makes a difference. Don't rely totally on the scale.

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11/15/12 10:59 A

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Good Morning! emoticon I have been extremely busy. I work at a bank and being the end of month is coming, we are in the middle of the quarter then add in the end of year emoticon there is no time to goof off. emoticon

I have decided I need to make plans to go to the gym more. emoticon I have been at the same weight for over a month now. Enough is enough. I am not saying it has been a bad year for weight loss. Since I got hired at my job, I have lost 87 pounds. I have nothing to complain about. I am feeling a little disappointed that I haven't lost anything. emoticon

Part of me thinks as long as I maintenance until next year "I will be okay"... then my heart says I know better! So I will have a plan of when I will hit the gym on regular days. I will do this. I can do this. emoticon

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11/15/12 9:22 A

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Momentum is a big challenge for me. I can do well for 1 week, sometimes even 2, but then I back slide. No matter how small my goals are, I seem to drop them after a week or 2 and undo all of my efforts. How hard can it be to walk for less than 1 hour 3 times a week? Apparently, for me, it is very difficult. I spent 90 minutes trying to talk myself into walking on Tuesday afternoon, and still didn't go. Then, I catch a glimpse of people who are very overweight and the struggles they face just moving around and functioning on a daily basis. I know that in them I am seeing myself, now, and even more so in the future. I do not want that future! I do not want that present! I have to make myself do these things so that I can have a different me than the one I have become.

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I hope everyone has an emoticon Thursday. Let's all forget about our past mistakes and focus on making today a good day. emoticon

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11/14/12 11:44 P

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I hear you goddess. I ate out yesterday and today so not pretty. Ive been feeling down and annoyed lately. I managed to do chores and walk the dog but other than that jammies and books since about 7pm. Tomorrow I have plans so that will drag my butt up. Im just having a hard time with the momentum

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11/14/12 11:10 P

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Well guys, I have had a brutal week so far, really eating a lot of stuff that is not good for me and not getting any moving in. Tonight though, I pulled out my treadmill and got a walk in. I am going to stop feeling sorry for myself and get back to tracking and walking. I forgot to weigh in this morning, and I have decided to avoid the scale until next Wednesday and just focus on making wise choices in the mean time. Tomorrow, another walk and eating right.

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11/14/12 7:36 P

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M'kay, so I went over my max by about 100 calories, but I have already exceeded my fitness goals for burned calories, and I don't intend to stop exercising this week because of it. The stuff I ate was not totally unhealthy. High in sodium, but other than that...

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11/14/12 3:33 P

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emoticon Princess Amy

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11/14/12 1:50 P

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Way to go! Princessamy :)

I have no idea why it posted twice :)

Edited by: JENNYD97 at: 11/14/2012 (19:02)
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Way to go! Princessamy :)

Jen

"Never give up. Never backdown. Never lose Faith." ~John Force

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11/14/12 11:26 A

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Today is my one year anniversary emoticon at my job. I cannot believe I have been with the same employer for a year!!! I am so happy! emoticon I am so proud of myself. I have only had one job that lasted over a year and that was went I was 17 years old!

This has been a hard year. I am so proud of myself. I want to cry happy tears.

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11/14/12 7:23 A

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SHELOG (et. al.)-I just find it easier to deal with my hugeness with a sense of humor. For years I saw myself as this gigantic whale, and I look back at those pictures...I was maybe..MAYBE...20-30lbs overweight at the most. Back then kids were in my ear calling me names, making fun of me, etc. I BARELY HAD A STOMACH! WTH was I thinking??? It became a self-fulfilling prophesy. My pre-pregnancy weight with both my kids was 268-270. It's like-as soon as I finally got to my pre-weight after my daughter...BOOM, there was Kegan. Both times I got out of the hospital, I was over 300lbs. Now I'm there again, and I didn't even have another kid!!! I just stopped caring!
I have to keep telling Lakeiah (say luh KEE uh), my daughter, that she is NOT fat and not to listen to the kids telling her that. She is a little chubby but she's working on choosing healthier things-because I am. My son has almost always preferred healthier things-even in utero. Haha.
What was I saying? (Sorry. Still on my first cup of coffee, and my kids aren't at school yet. Actually, Kegan is staying home. He woke up having a hard time catching his breath (fixed with inhaler), but was throwing up and has a fever. Pretty sure the two are unrelated.)
Right. Sense of humor. I have beat myself up way too much. I don't want to do it anymore.

Anyway, yeah. Way easier to eat crappy and not track our food. Trust me. That's how I got this big again. You don't want that to happen. It only takes five-ten minutes total to track. If you can get your heart rate up to 130-140 and keep it there for 20 minutes, that is acceptable cardio. You don't have to work out for an hour or more in order for it to be effective. You can do this.

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11/13/12 9:49 P

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Hi everyone.

Raptor, you made me giggle when you said you are allowed 2200 calories cause you are huge. I think we can all relate to that. lol And then when you talked about your elbowboob. I was just checking mine out in the mirror the other day. I HATE that too.

I really need to get back on track I just don't want to. I know I will feel better and when I read about everyone eating healthy and exercising it makes me want it more, so I'm not sure whats holding me back. Laziness. It is so easy to eat crappy.

Have a great night all.

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11/13/12 1:13 P

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Hi Princess.
Sounds like oyu and oyur little guy are doing so well. Thats great that you are getting healthier as well. Good luck with your new guy sounds amazing!

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11/13/12 1:12 P

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Hi BN! Congrats on your choices they get easier the longer you choose the healthier items

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Hi RAPTOR, You have me beat! Sunday will be my hubby and I s 17th anniversary. Its amazing how time flies..

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11/13/12 12:29 P

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What a weekend!

Friday, I got off of work at noon. I took Kaleb to the WIC office. emoticon Now I do not have to go back until the end of January!!!! emoticon That sounds wonderful to me. Then we went to Kaleb's 2 year old check up appointment. emoticon He is 37.5 inches tall. That is right... he is more than 3 feet. He is 33.8 pounds. The doctor projected him to be 6 feet and 3 inches by the time he is done growing. emoticon Since he is 2 years old now, he is on the big boy measuring charts where he is still 99%!!!

Saturday, I was blessed and signed up for toys for Kaleb at a Church. emoticon I just made the cut off for income! I will have to pick them up on December 22. I am so grateful. emoticon This is one last thing off my chest.

Saturday Night, I got to go out with James. He is so smart and cute. He is such a gentleman. If things continue to go the way they seem to be... I could picture myself getting married. emoticon For me that is a lot. I never thought of myself as being the marrying type. emoticon If I had known that guys like James were out there I would have definitely changed my mind.

Sunday, Kaleb and I had our Christmas photo taken. emoticon The pictures came out so well. I will post them as soon as I get my camera from my mother. My pictures are to dark to scan in. I am very impressed with the picture. I have been showing them off all day at work.

Monday, I had the day off. I cleaned and prepared myself for this long week.

Upcoming news: Tomorrow, I will be at my job for a year. This is a huge accomplishment. emoticon I have only been at one job for a year. That was when I was 17 years old. I have never been one to be steady and stable. I am doing it. I am so proud of myself.

This coming Saturday, James and I are going bowling. emoticon

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11/13/12 11:44 A

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GREAT job!!! Keep up the good work!

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11/13/12 11:34 A

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Hi everyone, My day 1 was yesterday and I am happy with the fact that I:
1. Only drank water (and 1 cup of coffee).
2. Chose Nutella and bananas over the chocolate chip cookies I really wanted
3. Tracked every single item on my food list even though I was tempted to leave some things off :)
4. Joined teams that will help support me and hopefully make life long friendships.


HERE IS TO A HEALTHIER, HAPPIER ME IN 2013!

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11/13/12 7:56 A

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Hey, Chelle! My s/o is 44. We've been together since I was 20 and he was 29/just turning 30. Gosh, I can't believe it's been that long!

FTR: If you love chips and salsa, but don't want the guilt of chips-try celery and salsa. I did that last night, and SO satisfying.

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hi Jenny! Y ou know I am 36 my husband is 42 and not to mention I hang out with a bunch of 80 and 90 year olds do to work. LOL! You are not old and were a port of this group before 40 so Im glad you aren't going anywhere. Now you can check out the team for 40s only if you are more active on this one !!

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11/12/12 2:59 P

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It's not like you're terribly older than the rest of us. I mean, come on now. I'll be 35 on the eighth next month. AACK! Haha! The closer I get to 100, the younger it seems.

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well you guys know how to make someone feel welcome for sure :) If you are all good with it 3010 works for me. Especially because I need ALL the help I can get these days.
SP has helped me soooo much realizing I am not alone, not that I thought I was but actually seeing other people having the same issues and accomplishments as me helps!!!!!!!


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Yeah. I wondered about that, too! 40 is just 30 plus ten, and the way I counted when I was four before school, you totally still qualify as a thirty something...

"Thirty ten. Thirty eleven..."

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Jenny, I don't think you have to leave just cause you turn 40. You can still stay on here and help support us on our journeys.

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Good morning peoples! How is everyone today? I have a crapton of laundry to do. Well, not really THAT much. I had 14 garbage bags once when I didn't have my own washer and dryer and it took me three days to wash it before I moved back with my mother to help with my dad. Before she came and got me, I had been washing out bit by bit in the tub and hanging things throughout the apartment to dry.

I digress.

I managed to stay within my calorie range yesterday, even with the fried flounder, cheese grits, and roasted broccoli that I made for dinner. I drank about 10-12 cups of water. I've been awesome this week at limiting myself to two 16 ounce cups of partially decaffeinated coffee. I NEED coffee or nothing will get done. It's been like that since I was in my twenties.

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Good luck to you, JENNYD97! :)

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Glad to see you got out of your funk :)

I wanted to say good bye and didn't know where to do it at. I just celebrated ( I use that term very loosely) my 40th birthday so I guess I am no longer a 30 something :(

Good Luck to all on their journies!



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Hi Jumping, Glad to see you.. emoticon You can get out of your funk. Keep on chatting with us.WE can help

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Like your attitude! I had a stressful day too and gave myself anxiety. I ate a bagel loaded with eggs, sausage and cheese. Then later an eclair and a piece of spinach artichoke quiche. Thats really the first time I ever gave into some serious emotional eating, Not a good habit to get into.. Grrr. I ll just do better tomorrow and hit the gym. Take care

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I just wanted to say hi to everybody because i've been mia for awhile i had been in funk and i finally got through it so i'm doing well despite my funk so that is good. I hope everybody is doing well.

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So my eating SUUUUUUUCKED yesterday after I already had dinner. My s/o brought a steak sub home and he gave me half. My daughter brought a bag of mini chocolate donuts, and I had three. I was under 3000 calories, so..yay? (My max allowed is like, 2200, cuz I'm huge). I also exceeded my fitness goals last week, so I guess I'll live. :) I tracked everything honestly, and that's important. I don't expect every day to be perfect. Quite the opposite, in fact. I got on the bike for 25 minutes and did the spark 9 minute arm/upper body workout, which goes by soooo fast. It's my new favorite I think. I reiterate...I am really tired of elbowboob. I'm too young for that.

How's everyone else's weekend? GoddessOfHome, how are you?

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GoddessOfHome-

I can really identify, but the sooner you establish the fact that you are the mom, the better you'll be. What kind of discipline do you think would work for talking back, being disrespectful, not doing their chores without arguing? If my kids leave without making their beds in the morning, they get either a privelage taken away or an extra chore. If they talk back, I give them one chance to fix their attitude before my wrath is ignited. I know it can be difficult sometimes, but do not let your kids run you, Honey. YOU are the parent, you pay the bills, you buy their clothes, their food, etc...therefore, you are the boss and what you say goes. They don't have to like it. That's just life.
I am strict, but I'm not a drill seargent ALL the time. I still play with them, laugh with them, cuddle with them, and joke with them-but business is business. If I tell them to do something, there is no compromise. Eventually, they will have to get jobs, and I am not doing them any favors if I let them get away with whining at me or trying to talk back to me. It's like I tell them. There's no use arguing with me, because I'm the mommy and I will always win. Cut the middle man and just do what I tell you, you know?
DO NOT let their bouts of rebellion interrupt your healthy eating/lifestyle. That's teaching them that when things get hard, it's okay to give up. (I'm trying to correct that now, myself, so I know what I'm talking about there.)
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those angry minutes sure do count lol!! I got aggravated at work because cooperate has decided to put all of our staff on 4 days on and 2 off. No exceptions. Pretty nuts I ve been there three years and a coworker asked about seniority and well our boss just says we love you. Im like seriously. SO I got off at 9 30 and took my butt to the gym and did 30 minutes on the treadmill. I was pretty ticked off and then I enjoyed a hot shower. I reached my goal for my fitbit and even managed to stay in my calorie range. That was hard though, my chef at work made me a cheeseburger so after he left I threw it out. I try to sa no thank you but he doesn't take that well. Anyways have a good night!!!

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Okay, so, I am having a really tough time being a Mom lately. Don't get me wrong, I have incredible children, and a very supportive husband. Right now though, it is a huge transition time for me with my kids. They are both at an age where they are becoming more independent, and I am trying to teach them to do things for themselves instead of doing it for them. Some days, it would be so much easier if I just did it all for them, but I know in the long run this is best for them and me. However, the arguing between them, the whining about doing their new responsibilities and their old, the arguing and back talking with me, they are all very hard for me to handle. I am feeling overwrought. Especially in the morning, and then again after school. The good thing is that I am starting to see the lights coming on in their heads, and they are starting to catch onto what we expect of them. One of the biggest realizations I am having is that I am doing them no favours by being overinvolved. I am just not sure where the line is because I don't want to back off too far.

In the meantime, I am attempting to add to my life to make it easier for us to pull back from one another. I joined a local book club, which is one of my favourite parts of my month. I get some serious mental stimulation and socialising on my own level not just with parents of my childrens friends. I am also trying to branch out more with my photography because it is very rewarding and can have some small financial gains.

With all of this going on, I am finding it hard to keep my focus on my healthy lifestyle, and that is the obstacle I am currently working on overcoming. I know I need to plan ahead for food so that the last minute run for take out and convenience foods isn't happening. That is what I am going to focus on for the rest of November.

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Vegas congrats on your hm. You time was great.

Princess amy I am really sorry to hear about your cousin. That's awful.

I am not doing very will with my eating and exercising. UGH!!

Have a great weekend all.

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Thanks, Chelle. After super long text messages to him, he came back home and rather humbly asked me if I would mind making him something to eat. I could have told him to make himself a sammich, but...being the awesome woman I am, and humble too, *snickers*, I made him a really good lunch.
I HATE being ignored or made to feel like I'm not important. He doesn't ALWAYS do that. Quite the opposite in fact. However, one cannot be rude and expect someone to just sit there and take it. Ain't agonna happen!!!

I did 25 angry minutes on the bike while watching American Horror: Assylum. Man, it is really getting good. LOL.

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Sorry your morning got off to a bad start. I get what you mean when people talk over you and then have no clue what you are trying to say. I get that at work and then I get upset and stew on it. Not a good thing. I finally asked a coworker why she thought she needed to argue with me and not let me finish. It was driving me nuts!! Its a pet peeve of mine too. i hope you have a better day


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