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Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

"List your 3 reasons/excuses on why your lifestyle (diets and exercise) plans have not been well executed in the past. Write a strategy for each one to keep yourself on track for 8 weeks. Let's learn from our past behaviors and make this our bes... Read more
Triggers and redlight foods
Saturday, October 07, 2017      4 comments

5% challenge activity: identify triggers and red light foods This has changed a bit since being on Keto for almost 3 months. I have way less situations where I give in and get out of control. But it is my nature to need to avoid a lot of fo... Read more
Thursday, October 05, 2017      4 comments

We had pretty miserable sleep last night. 4 people, one room....not good. Mostly from the 3 year old. But we survived. It did however allow me to wake up feeling hung over. I had a horrible headache and was exhausted. I got kids ready for the da... Read more
Thursday, October 05, 2017      3 comments

I wasn't persuaded by my mom to eat non Keto foods. I had enough carb space to fit in eating 4 baby carrots. Actually more, but four was enough. I got in my walk by needing to bring my daughter a sweatshirt from home. She was half a mile away.... Read more
The sun will come out....Tomorrow
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      4 comments

Im feeling pretty crummy from this cold (but maybe still fall allergies...its hard to know). So I haven't gone for "extra" walks, but I have got some exercise in yesterday and today. Its good too, since we have had SO MUCH rain in the past 24 ho... Read more
Monday Monday
Monday, October 02, 2017      6 comments

My neighbor is going though some really tough personal and marital times right now. She is the one for whom I mow the front yard. I've been trying to take her for dinner since....August, and it just hasn't worked out. We finally were able to mak... Read more
Busy Saturday
Saturday, September 30, 2017      5 comments

Today was a busy busy day. We have painting starting on Wednesday and carpet coming in next Monday. That means we need to get everything off of every wall and get ALL the stuff off the carpet. I've been packing up boxes of stuff for storage but ... Read more
Wait, what?
Friday, September 29, 2017      11 comments

So there I am, doing some stuff on Spark and coloring after a long day of kids, packing, signing paperwork for the painter, etc, etc. Im not really sure what exactly I was thinking, but I was "remembering" that my weight loss was right around 18... Read more
Thursday, September 28, 2017      4 comments

Today I made some packing up for new carpet progress. Tomorrow, as long as I have time with the kids to do so, is to take apart some of the storage shelves. Shelves we may or may not use for staging will get disassembled and put into storage. I ... Read more
Lots to celebrate today
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      8 comments

Lost a pound! YAY! Hubby agreed to hire the painter. YAY!! I got about 6 boxes of books packed (smaller, because heavy books) and several boxes of toys packed away. We need to get rid of one whole storage shelf at a minimum and lets b... Read more
Finally cooler weather
Monday, September 25, 2017      2 comments

So my tale today is long. I'll try to keep it short. I went to the chiro at 2. My hubby was off work today from his trip. I was trying to decide if I should walk or run a couple of errands after my appointment. I opted to run some errands. I wan... Read more
the unintended consequences....
Sunday, September 24, 2017      7 comments

Today I feel like I did a really good job of focusing on the relationships rather than the food. Unfortunately, that lead me to two problems. We had lunch with my parents, an aunt and uncle and my brother and his family. My uncle was going to sm... Read more
No safety net clothes!
Sunday, September 24, 2017      5 comments

Today I was gifted 3 hours of kid-free time by my parents. I dropped the kids at their house (about half a mile from me) and returned home with a mile long todo list and only three hours. So I cleaned the kitchen, got laundry started, packed up ... Read more
Finally Friday
Saturday, September 23, 2017      2 comments

Its the first day of fall but you wouldn't know it by the weather in MN. It was 92 degrees today. And it felt like 99. Yup, first day of fall. Three days/bedtimes of just me down, two more to go. Tomorrow I get to drop the kids off with my... Read more
Friday, September 22, 2017      3 comments

This week was my last of twice per week chiropractor visits. On Thurs I drop off my son at school, and my daughter hangs with my parents during my chiro appointment. They offered to keep her until I picked up my son, so I was kid-less from 8:30 ... Read more

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