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I'm mad and I'm not gonna take it anymore
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      2 comments

I'm mad. I've gained weight. I knew it would happen. I haven't been tracking and I haven't been exercising. I also knew I would have to get to a certain point before I got motivated enough to put a stop to it. That point is now. My wa... Read more
Doing better...
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      1 comments

Yesterday and today I'm working 4 to midnight so I can make floral arrangements without interruptions from customers. My husband brought me the foods I asked for (lean meat, whole grain wraps, low fat cheese, nonfat yogurt) plus a big box of gra... Read more
Where I am right now
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      2 comments

Exercise: July 1 I left my previous job that was right down the street from my gym. My car broke down before that. My husband had to drive me and our 2 sons to all our jobs and anywhere else we went. After about 3 weeks of that I stopped going a... Read more
A summer of poor quality food and little exercise...
Sunday, November 06, 2016      3 comments

Hmmmm. I've lost an inch from my hips, and inch and a half from my bust, and and inch and a half from my thighs. However, I've gained two inches in my waist. 48.5, 47, 48. I'm a big rectangle.... Read more
Still struggling
Sunday, August 21, 2016      7 comments

So yesterday I went for a run/walk before work. I also started with the 100 Push-ups app. I can only do modified push-ups, but I have to start somewhere. And I surprised myself by doing 5. I used to only be able to do 1. I can't go all the way t... Read more
I'm back
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      6 comments

I worked 12-hour overnight shifts all last week. I've been recovering all this week. I ate total junk on the overnights. I stopped food logging during then and just restarted. I haven't been to the gym for 3 weeks due to transportation problems ... Read more
Anxiety and stress eating
Saturday, July 30, 2016      4 comments

My 2 sons work at a grocery store, 1 in the deli & 1 is a cashier. They're 17 & 21. While they were working yesterday the deli night manager shot himself in his office. My 21yo was cooking & didn't hear the shot but the store assistant manager d... Read more
Friday, July 15, 2016      5 comments

My body doesn't give up the belly fat easily. I want a WAAAAIST!!! 😭... Read more
My new post workout snack!
Thursday, July 14, 2016      3 comments

Yum! Low-fat and high protein! Yoplait Plenti oatmeal with Greek yogurt and fruit. And I understand the ingredient list to boot. 😁... Read more
Back to the gym, job hunt goes on
Monday, July 11, 2016      4 comments

I went to the gym today after 10 days. My car is still being worked on, so still getting rides from hubby to go anywhere. He also takes both sons to work and runs all errands, and if working on the car in between it all. I hadn't been going to ... Read more
Skinny clothes and other thoughts
Saturday, July 09, 2016      4 comments

I've lost 15-20 lbs, depending on what I consider my start date. Oddly, I really haven't lost inches off my waist, hips, and bust... maybe fractions of inches. But I have lost bulges in between those places. I'm told my backside is way smaller, ... Read more
Building a new routine
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      5 comments

Now that I'm unemployed, I have to build a routine that will keep me productive and healthy. I'm using post-it notes on the back of the front door as my to-do list. It's time to whip my arms into shape and also become able to do push-ups. I ha... Read more
Good and bad
Saturday, July 02, 2016      1 comments

Good: I took a walk with the husband, and I have improved stamina for hills, thanks to the hill program on the treadmill the gym. I enjoyed my first day away from the stressful job. I made eggplant stew and baked chicken for dinner, with brown r... Read more
Monday, June 27, 2016      4 comments

I've gone over a lot on several days lately! And I've been doing so well up till now! Some has been due to stress -- I've resigned from my job without another one to go to!!!! -- and some has been due to having some relief from financial hardshi... Read more
Seriously bummed
Sunday, June 19, 2016      4 comments

I discovered today that my boss expects me to work all holidays. I didn't agree to that when I started here, and I have assistants to share holiday coverage with, there's no reason for it. Other department heads don't have to work every holiday.... Read more

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