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Summer Cruise Time is OVER

Tuesday, August 20, 2013      0 comments

The kids are returning to school this Thursday and I am grateful for that on so many levels. I work for my husband so my work schedule has been imploded. I only did as much as was necessary to keep us running this summer. But I often felt lik... Read more

Suggestions from moms to stop the grazing????

Friday, June 14, 2013      1 comments

I think most moms out there would agree with me that nibbling from your kiddos plates is a very easy, and very common, thing to do. As in, "hmmmm, it would be sad to let this 50 calorie chicken nugget go to waste" and "I need a spoonful to be s... Read more

Goals For Today

Wednesday, June 12, 2013      0 comments

Eat Well and Log every bite --- I am off the RAILS thanks to my husband having oral surgery. Suddenly, he can't eat grilled chicken salad and for some reason, I think that means we should eat chicken and rice, pasta and all of the kryptonite f... Read more

A glimpse of triumph in the middle of frustration

Monday, June 03, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was a lesson in seeing the benefits of my efforts - except, the benefits were the ones that have nothing to do with the scale. And sometimes, I am very unappreciative of those marks of progress. I just want to see the scale go down -... Read more

Gone too Far???? Bizarre Symptoms

Saturday, May 18, 2013      5 comments

I have been VERY committed to this lifestyle lately. I have increased my workout to 45 minutes 6 days a week and I am maintaining between 1300 and 1600 calories a day. Mainly, I am skipping all white food (rice, pasta, bread, potatoes) and stic... Read more

Recording Mother's Day Lunch....and having Calorie SHOCK!!!

Sunday, May 12, 2013      2 comments

I am going to state, right off the top, that I do NOOOOOOT regret what I ate yesterday. It is absolutely one of the my favorite dishes and I only eat it one or two times a year. But WOW!!!! I had no idea that the manicotti from Maggianos (we ... Read more

Happy Mother's Day - celebrating with new workout DVD's

Friday, May 10, 2013      1 comments

Happy Mother's Day - I treated myself to three new workout DVD's. I just LOOOOOVE the ones from Leslie Sansone and I used a new one this morning that featured 2 miles with 2 pound weights. It was a far less chatty version and the miles were fa... Read more

Spring in my yard equals Spring in my step

Monday, May 06, 2013      1 comments

I am so happy spring is finally making a full week appearance here in lovely Colorado. We have had lots and lots of snow since Valentine's Day and some of it has been that sloppy wet amazing snow that leaves us laughing at how fast it melts. M... Read more

Minus 11 pounds - 29 more to go

Saturday, April 20, 2013      1 comments

I set a goal at the beginning of this year. I am going to lose 40 pounds before my 40th birthday. Did you see how I said that. Not, "I want to lose 40 pounds" but " I AM GOING TO lost 40 pounds" and thanks to my husband deciding he wanted to... Read more

Meeting Calorie Goal vs Meeting that Goal WELL!!!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      1 comments

I had a revelation this week.....and it might not be news to some of you, but it was a huge red arrow pointing at the scale for me. You can meet that calorie goal day after day and if you are eating calories your body doesn't need to be health... Read more

Easter Reset - and Hubby is along for the ride!!!

Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

Today is the day.....the day I threw the Easter chocolate in the trash and hit the reset button. The day AFTER I spent hours at the grocery store stocking up on all of those healthy foods we actually enjoy but had allowed to dwindle out. AND, ... Read more

Lent is Over - But NO EXCUSES remains

Sunday, March 31, 2013      1 comments

I gave up excuses for Lent. Excuses about why I don't have time to get up and exercise. Excuses about why I dont have time to sit down and log what goes in my mouth. Excuses about why I nibble, why I overeat and why I choose crap over whole f... Read more

feeling a little sad - and out of my groove

Thursday, March 28, 2013      5 comments

Anyone else ever have a few days where they feel sad and angry and just out of sorts. I am just coming out of a stretch of days filled with frustration and anger and just overall annoyance with my life. It ran the gamut from "why is the weathe... Read more

Spring Break, A Funeral, and Giving up a Workout for Sleep

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      1 comments

My kids are on Spring Break this week and that adds a lot of drama to my days. I work for my husband, and things are pretty busy right now, so taking a week off isn't an option. They will have to go with me to the shop. Fortunately, my mothe... Read more

Spring Break, A Funeral, and Giving up a Workout for Sleep

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      0 comments

My kids are on Spring Break this week and that adds a lot of drama to my days. I work for my husband, and things are pretty busy right now, so taking a week off isn't an option. They will have to go with me to the shop. Fortunately, my mothe... Read more


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