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Cant change the past but I can choose my destiny.
Monday, January 09, 2012      5 comments

Obviously and thankfully, I am feeling better today. I have gone to the gym four times in one week which is the most consistent I have been in probably a year. I get frustrated when I see where I was to where I am. Anyone that has had a set b... Read more
Sunday, January 08, 2012      4 comments

It is no mystery that I have felt sad and discouraged. Yesterday the YMCA had an open house for zumba. My friend Maura went with me. We have been friend since kindergarden.(40 years).... We had such a fun time. Sweat, omg I could not b... Read more
I do not love myself
Friday, January 06, 2012      13 comments

It is a hard thing to admit to myself. I love my husband, my girls, my family, my day care families and my friends.....But i do not love myself. I guess i am my worst critic. I lost 48 lbs in 8 months, and then in a matter of two years i foun... Read more
Operation Elation!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      6 comments

New year. New Resolutions. New Body. Yesterday I was talking to my friend Leslie. We were planning on Chinese food for dinner last night and a couple of drinks. Leslie is a funny woman. She told me that Monday is the start of O... Read more
Candy is not my friend!
Friday, December 16, 2011      4 comments

I have a house full of candy. Tomorrow is my father in laws birthday party and I am guessing that most of it will be eaten then! We made the ginger bread houses. They came out great. Grandpa is going to judge them tomorrow night at his pa... Read more
Three weeks low carb completed.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      5 comments

So it has been 3 weeks since my doctor appt. I have been filling my plate with low carb veggies and small portions of lean protein. How do I feel? I notice that my sense for flavors have increased. I can really savor flavors. So I am ... Read more
Gingerbread houses are built
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      4 comments

Today marks twenty days of low carbing. I had a plan last night to sit in the living room and enjoy the kids artwork, but I forgot that I would be slave to the mixer and making the royal icing.... So as I went from the table to the mixer I ate ... Read more
Feeling like a locomotive!
Monday, December 12, 2011      8 comments

Geeze, when you have been lower than a snakes belly for nearly two years, it is such an invigorating feeling each time I am faced with a challenge and I push through it. I am feeling like the little engine that thought he could. I am not l... Read more
Feeling so good
Sunday, December 11, 2011      3 comments

A few weeks ago I could not have felt worse about myself. I was eating anything I wanted. Loads of crap......I had gained back all the weight I had lost. I have been following low carb for more than two weeks. I do not know what I have lost ... Read more
Saturday, December 10, 2011      6 comments

Urgh...grrrrrrrr.....deep breath.......repeat, repeat repeat! Why why why do I enable my family to be so lazy? Why do they not chip in and help without being directed? Why does my husband choose to start a fight with me at 10 pm so I ... Read more
Low carb week one in review
Friday, December 09, 2011      8 comments

So this it has been one week low carbing and I am feeling pretty good. The first days are usually a little shaky no matter what I try, but all in all the week went very smoothly. My kids wanted Chinese one night this week and they got me hot ... Read more
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      2 comments

Such a warm feeling to receive it and to give it to others. Two months ago I adopted two little kitties from our town animal control officer. There were 4 momma cats and 12 kittens scrounging from the local dunkin donuts parking lot. They... Read more
good momentum
Monday, December 05, 2011      4 comments

So when starting off with any lifestyle change, we have to take things slow. Remember, when you at ground zero and you are starting to build a structure, first you have to have a plan and start framing it. If the structure is not properly fram... Read more
To scale or not to scale
Sunday, December 04, 2011      5 comments

So I have been wondering about this whole scale thing. When you step on a scale how does it make you feel? Ooo, down .5 lb? Does a half a pound make you feel good or discouraged? That same half a pound up, content it was only a half a pound ... Read more
Pack a lunch theory
Friday, December 02, 2011      6 comments

A part of moving forward includes reflecting how you have gotten where you are. I was thinking about me. I run an in home child care with 8 little girls. Some like their grilled cheese sandwiches with crust while others want the crust ... Read more

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