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Kitchen Remodel
Friday, February 27, 2015      4 comments

Here's my excuse for not sparking! I was super busy with all of this, and since we did it all ourselves and it was a lot of work it helped me lose a few pounds :) I dont have a lot of befores, but heres a few: ... Read more
Busy Vday~ House stuff
Friday, February 14, 2014      3 comments

We found the perfect home and a week ago we went in to contract! Today we have the home inspection ($325) and the cl-100 ($75) and not sure what day the appraisal is happening but we just paid for that ($400), so for Valentines Day we have to ge... Read more
House Hunting
Friday, January 17, 2014      2 comments

We were approved on 1/10, the next day we saw the house we had our eye on. It turned out to be everything we hoped! By Wednesday we made our offer which had been accepted!!! Turns out there was undisclosed information on the house that caused ou... Read more
You put WHAT in my food?!?!
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      3 comments

Did my title draw you in? emoticon lol Now that I have your attention: This is an amazing list that is in an ... Read more
It Doesn't Matter How Slow You Go
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

I put on a few pounds over Christmas vacation, that wasn't a surprise. I went originally with the attitude that I was going to still count calories, but when I got there I decided I was just going to enjoy my family and eat whatever I wanted, I ... Read more
Before & ... in between??
Friday, January 03, 2014      3 comments

This is the picture I just uploaded to my page. I'm really happy with my progress so far. 43 pounds in 11 weeks was not easy, and I have a lot more to go but I know I can do it as long as I keep it up. I'm not exactly happy with the pictures tho... Read more
99,360 Minutes...
Monday, December 16, 2013      4 comments

69 Days; 9.85 Weeks; 236.5 Hours; 2.3 Months. However you want to look at it, that's how long it took for me to lose 40 pounds! I'm only a third of the way through my weight loss journey but I'm super proud of hitting that milestone. Generall... Read more
The Good, The Bad & The Broken
Thursday, December 05, 2013      0 comments

The Good: My recumbent bike showed up on my doorstep on October 8th, and since then I have put just over 1000 miles on it! I was a little slow at first, building up speed, stamina, and resistance, but I've adjusted and usually go for around an... Read more
Thanksgiving Tradition Ideas????
Tuesday, November 26, 2013      3 comments

I put the tree up yesterday, my son will help me with the lights today, then all of us will decorate it tomorrow to kick off the long holiday weekend. This will be our first Thanksgiving since we moved away from all of our family. I hosted Thank... Read more
Monday, November 25, 2013      0 comments

I stepped on the scale this morning and I'm down 30 pounds! Now how to keep it off through Turkey Day... Lots and lots of willpower. ... Read more
This time IS different!
Friday, November 22, 2013      3 comments

I'm a housewife and I like to think I'm pretty good at it. I enjoy keeping the house looking nice, baking, cooking, and of course managing the children. All that baking and taste testing and comfort food adds up though and the pounds kept climbi... Read more
What 25 Pounds Means To Me
Friday, November 15, 2013      2 comments

Hitting a mini goal of losing 25 pounds not only means that my hard work and willpower is paying off, but it also means that I'm no longer lying on my drivers license (I'm actually 2 pounds lighter then it says now ... Read more
Couch Potato-chips to celery sticks
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      1 comments

Nights are the worst for me. I'm so busy all day with the kids that I dont really have time for cravings till they go to bed & since my hubby gets in from work at 11pm I have a couple hours just me & the tv & food. After years of snacking in fro... Read more