Mental week - no motivation - I'm human
That's all. Mental wreck with no motivation to do anything whatsoever. Just a phase, I am sure, but it stinks nonetheless.
I'm pulling all my mottos out tonight...
- this too shall pass.
- tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it.... Read more
19 years later & the circle of life continues
Nineteen years ago, I was 16 years old and my mom died of pancreatic cancer. Yesterday was the 19th anniversary of that most uber-crappy day.
A lot has changed since then, and yet a lot has stayed the same in some ways. I'm the mom-type... Read more
My big reward - a new haircut & a new toy
I started SP with a haircut. Today, I got another haircut...the first since then. I'll have to update my page now...the other pics were taken on the most humid day EVER!
When I saw my hairdresser (a lovely lady named Rose at Ulta3 who has... Read more
Summer boredom....boys get PMS too
I live with 4 males...one is 37, one is 6, then 4, then 22 months old.
Summer is at it's boredom peak in our house and I want to run away! Dh is a teacher and puts on the Mr. Mom hat every year, and every year we go thru the same garbage. ... Read more
GOAL!! GOAL!! GOAL!! 150!! WOOHOOOO!!
I am so happy! We are going camping in an hour, but I had to blog about this one! I am typing so fast!!!!!!!
OH HAPPY DAY!!!!
THANKS FOR EVERYTHING! EVERYONE!!!
I LOVE YOU MY SPARKY FRIENDS!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!... Read more
My 9th anniversary was yesterday and my mini-goal of my wedding dress being loose was totally accomplished...my chest and shoulders have disappeared, that's why! So I was super happy yesterday about that! My weigh in today was 151 - so close!!... Read more
The elusive 3 pounds
Yes, I am talking about those last few pounds til goal - those elusive 3 pounds...I know that things came up that did not help my goal, but the last 2 weeks was not all THAT bad - gimme a break! And this week got me down to the 153 I was before... Read more
I'm back from camping (again!) & little revelations
We got back last night from camping, and we made it a full week without killing each other!!! A week is a long time, and don't get me wrong, there was a time Tues/Wed when the kids just laid there like lumps, bored out of their skulls, but all ... Read more
Couldn't believe my eyes! SIZE TEN!
A couple of things went on this week that are totally awesome!!
I lost 2 pounds! I jumped on the scale for S&G (that's S%@#&'s and Giggles for my friends - it's a term that I sometimes use, well, for S&G!) I digress...the scale. It said 15... Read more
All good things come to those who wait.
When I first joined SP on Feb 7th - the aspect of belonging to such a huge thing was a little daunting. Insecurity and self-consiousness were there even though noone could see me and reading people's... Read more
Need to vent a little
I don't really B-blog, as I like to call it. And it seems that every Friday is when I want/need to do it...so I guess I am going to give into temptation today and just vent. And all I want to do is eat, so I might as well do some therapy blogg... Read more
Wedding dress fits 9 years later
So I got into the thing 3 years ago - short lived event...baby #3 came right after I zipped it up. LOL I wore it for Halloween, believe it or not! I truly was a sight walking around my Wisteria Place neighborhood in full bride gear! Bustier c... Read more
Bathing suit day
It's about 97 degrees right now - we're kicking back in the house after a couple hours of being in the pool to keep cool...the house is about 15 degrees cooler than outside, and we don't have a/c either. So in short, today was a bathing suit da... Read more
We were just at a minor league baseball game tonight. My middle son is not one for crowds, noise, mascots....mascots. The kid is afraid of Chuckie Cheese for goodness sake and birthday parties. One of those kids. Much to my chagrin. But whe... Read more
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CAMPING - FOOD TIPS!
Some people mentioned that they would be camping soon, and food taken on the trip is super important - especially on a diet.
Here's my standard healthy list.
- 100 calorie packs of your choosing - good portion control
- reg... Read more