That's what I thought after I stepped on the scale today and saw 136....a number I haven't seen in a while. And It probably is more than that, since vacation calories tend to sneak on a few lag days behind after you actually stop the eating an... Read more
I have a running list of things that make me feel like crap...things that I LOOOOVE (or loved) too...it's a list that has taken years to compile with knowing what foods make me feel good and what make me feel sick (literally in some cases). It... Read more
Every time I hear "ugh, this just isn't going to work." well, frankly, it drives me nuts.
Why not?? Why won't it work? Who says???
I get the whole "I don't wanna be here - this (insert occassion - like a birthday party you'd rather sk... Read more
This is for all my new friend adds out there:
Do me a favor...make me proud.
Do this for you....track your food, read and learn, drink your water...do this for you...and make me proud.
I am here all the time...I'm not a fly by ni... Read more
A flash in the pan.
A wrinkle in time.
This too shall pass.
Can't say that I'm all that happy with being in the top portion of my range...so I actually vocalized it on Saturday to my husband.
Quick backstory: I listen to him ... Read more
Ahh.....the scale has been doing that so much this week....and if I were in any other place other than Maintenance, I'd be upset....but this is what Maintenance is.....you get a range of 5 pounds and that is your goal - to stay in that range.
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I laugh sometimes at my new found "low expectations"...and maybe it's why I continually surprise myself. I just don't expect too much anymore...and you know what? I don't think it's really a bad thing.
Let's get a back story of me and my H... Read more
Hey there...it's time for a little "educamation."
This is big, GINORMOUS pet peeve of mine...and for some reason, people either do not know or care to know the difference between the 2 words listed above, nor how to use them correctly....it... Read more
I have 3 sons....and with that, I have been warned that when they are all in sports (like now), well, then, all the free time that WAS yours is now gone and you are the taxi service from the hours of 5pm to 7:30 or 8pm at night.
And you kno... Read more
Yup..I am in a little bit of a shock here.
I was called "athletic"...well, not really, but close enough for me.
A soccer ball ran out onto the lacrosse field and I ran out and got it...so a mom I just met and another lax mom I already ... Read more
Picture it...a large suburban filled to the hilt with a car carrier on top and 7 out of the 8 seats filled up and at 4:00am, into the dark....we roll.
Getting off of Long Island is a bit of an adventure in and of itself. Depending on the di... Read more
I'm feeling compelled to write about this because I feel like it is always brushed aside...in people's lives and even here on Spark.
People focus on exercise as the be all and end all of losing weight....and the guilt that accompanies one's... Read more
There is no other word.
Just came back from getting my taxes done...seeing people I see every year...for the last 10 years. Yup - they knew me as heavy Annie, pregnant Annie several times, then heavy Annie once again.
One... Read more