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The Witching Hour
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      1 comments

It's that time of day. The younger (2) has gone down for her nap and the older (5) won't be getting off the bus from PreK for almost another hour and a ... Read more
I don't want to
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      6 comments

I don't want to count calories or banish favorite foods. I don't want to do weekly weigh-ins and monthly measurements. I don't want to obsess over this. I want to feel better. I want to be comfortable. I want to be able to run wit... Read more
It's just a number
Saturday, June 04, 2016      4 comments

5'4". 215 pounds. Size 18, pushing 20. BMI 36.9 (ie Morbidly Obese). How did this happen? How do I even begin to change? Goals for Week #1 June 5-11 1. Drink 80+oz water daily. 2. Exercise at least 3x for at least 20min 3. ... Read more
It's been a long road .. but here I am!
Monday, March 10, 2014      6 comments

Well I've been away for almost a year now. A lot has happened since my last post. The biggest thing being that I have a 6-week old daughter named Molly! She is so beautiful and amazing and SO worth the long long long 9 months. Pregnanc... Read more
9 Weeks 5 Days
Friday, June 21, 2013      5 comments

I haven't been on sparkpeople for almost a month now. I had a couple bad weeks where I could hardly stand the sight of food and lost a few pounds. Not supposed to LOSE weight when pregnant, but I figure I had plenty of extra weight to go so tr... Read more
6 Weeks Pregnant
Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

My nutrition goals have not been going well. I am so exhausted and so hungry that I've sort of thrown it all out the window. I go from wanting to track every little thing and make sure I gain minimal weight, to deciding that pregnancy is stres... Read more
just some housekeeping details
Monday, May 20, 2013      3 comments

I've been fiddling around with the sparkpeople tools and I think I finally have a way to track my nutrition goals that will work for me. My nutrition goals for pregnancy are: -3 protein foods --> I realized this is the same as 75g of pro... Read more
5 Weeks Pregnant
Sunday, May 19, 2013      3 comments

Today I am 5 weeks pregnant. I have been feeling really depressed and frustrated (probably partially due to all these crazy hormones!!) about my impending weight gain. I gained about 40lbs with Maxwell, which isn't CRAZY bad .. but it's not gr... Read more
Big fat positive.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      12 comments

Well the question of why I was so hungry and exhausted was answered when I took a pregnancy test today. I am so excited, but I'm only a month along so it is really still too early to tell anyone .. except our immediate family and my spark famil... Read more
Day 126: Struggling w/ this challenge
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      2 comments

I'm reading through tons and tons of posts on the Spark Solution team .. and everyone is talking about how full they feel from these meals and snacks, and how it's just SO much food, and the plan is SO easy, and SO delicious. And I have to ... Read more
Day 125. Bootcamp Day 27. SS Day 1.
Monday, May 13, 2013      3 comments

I will be finishing the Spring into Shape Bootcamp tomorrow. I can't say I followed the challenge to the letter .. but I will have done every video for a total of 4 times each. I don't think I will be entering another exercise challenge for a ... Read more
Prepping (i.e. Panicking) for the Spark Solution Challenge
Saturday, May 11, 2013      4 comments

My husband agreed to try the meal plan with me so we set out for grocery shopping today. My typical grocery bill for one week is under $100. This includes getting some toddler-friendly convenience foods, which are NOT cheap. The food for ... Read more
Day 121. Gone off the deep end. Proceed with Caution.
Thursday, May 09, 2013      8 comments

I have gone off the deep end, food-wise. I just keep eating. I have only gone a couple hundred over my calorie range ... it's not the end of the world ... but I am making terrible choices. Yesterday after lunch I had an entire cup of chocolat... Read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      10 comments

This morning I weigh 174.8 = BMI 29.8 = OVERWEIGHT! Yahoooo!! I am out of the obese range, and I don't plan on EVER going back. ... Read more
Day 118 Goals and To-Do List
Monday, May 06, 2013      6 comments

Okay, this last obese half-pound has GOT to go. emoticon At least my weight is staying at 176, rather than goin... Read more

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