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Worst Christmas ever
Tuesday, December 27, 2011      16 comments

I guess I am wanting to have myself a little pity party and get it over with. For the 3rd straight year I came down with a stomach bug over the Christmas break. This one kind of lingered for several days.... not a 24 hour one like I had got... Read more
Argh!!!! Gonna make it thru the holidys!
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      3 comments

YES I am.... Failure is not an option. I took on this 6 week challenge specifically to get me thru the holidays and I am going to stick to it. Yesterday at work, a parent dropped off a bag of holiday goodies for each of us... PEANUT BUTTER ... Read more
Struggled today.... :(
Monday, December 19, 2011      7 comments

Well, I guess I shouldn't really put a sad face because I got through it without a binge. But, boy, was it hard! Not sure why. I just felt hungry and felt like I wanted to binge. I started getting those thoughts of... "Just another serving of ni... Read more
Hanging in There!
Saturday, December 17, 2011      7 comments

Thank you so much for the concern about my mother. She made it through surgery OK, but the Dr. is very concerned about her recovery. She is going to be bedridden for at least 2 months- which is going to present a whole slew of other problems, pa... Read more
How I deal with stress.... NOW!
Thursday, December 15, 2011      8 comments

I did not have time to go to the gym today, but I did it anyways. There is a huge sink full of dirty dishes, my house stinks like "dogs" and I went to my boys' Christmas concert without showering after my workout---- EEK! I just felt it was of t... Read more
Holiday Trimmings Wk 1 Summary
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      4 comments

Week 1 went good. I started off exercising every day, but by Sunday I just got too busy (I know... excuses, but I really couldn't fit it in). However, I stayed accountable with my eating, keeping it between 1200-1600 calories every day. That was... Read more
Going OK....
Monday, December 12, 2011      7 comments

Just a quick update.... I did great with my Christmas parties. The first one I had a chicken fajita salad that was heavenly. The one on Sunday night.... it had a red neck theme, so there was frito pies, chili with lots of fat separating at the t... Read more
UGH! Christmas Parties!!!!!
Saturday, December 10, 2011      5 comments

I have 2 this weekend. DH just sprung one on me this morning for his office. This is the one I am most worried about. It is only going to be a handful of people (12'ish) at a restaurant. I have never been to this local place before, but it is ad... Read more
Fighting through.....
Thursday, December 08, 2011      4 comments

Today has been a tough day. Well, I guess when I look at it from a big picture it's not life altering, mind blowing, lol. And I keep having to tell myself that... just to let go and trust God. Today we took some unexpected hits financially... Read more
Holiday Trimmings Weightloss Challenge
Wednesday, December 07, 2011      7 comments

I did it. I signed up for it. First ting this morning I weighed in at 143.8 on my home scale, no clothes. This afternoon I weighed in at a nice, even 146 with clothes for the challenge. I was a little bummed because my main reason for doi... Read more
My new running buddies....
Saturday, December 03, 2011      17 comments

We got these sweet babies at the Humane Society yesterday. This sweet little guy is "Parker". He is the puppy I mentioned in my previous blogs about dogs. He is only ... Read more
If I say it here on SP, then I "have" to do it
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      6 comments

LOL!!!!! Not really.... I guess y'all would understand if I changed my mind. I decided I am most definitely going to sign up for the Holiday Trimming weightloss challenge offered here locally. It's put on by the YMCA and the 1st priz... Read more
DOGS.... Would LOVE opinions!
Sunday, November 27, 2011      6 comments

I am (well, "we" as a family) are so overwhelmed right now. We have spent the weekend looking at local and private shelters looking for a pair of dogs to rescue. We lost our Golden this past spring to heatstroke and are ready to adopt. NOT going... Read more
Gym Rat once again!
Monday, November 14, 2011      5 comments

Wow, I have forgotten how great I feel when I workout first thing in the morning before work. Let me remember this and have it motivate me for the rest of the week! Our gym got almost all new equipment. I haven't been a couple of months I t... Read more
Sugar withdrawal headache?
Sunday, November 13, 2011      2 comments

YAY! Victory for me.... No binging or overlading on the sugary sweet treats yesterday. First time in a few weeks! But get this.... yesterday evening I started getting a headache and I still have one this morning. Coincidence? Or is there such a ... Read more

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