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Can you see me...in 2005?
Monday, February 25, 2008      6 comments

So this was one of the first pics of me and all four kids after the birth of my youngest in May 2005. After seeing this pic, I thought..."man...I have a lot of kids!" Anyway...I just thought it was neat seeing this pic after posting a current ... Read more
Can you see me now???
Sunday, February 24, 2008      9 comments

It's been a while since I've had all 4 on my lap for story time. Well, we did it tonight, and hubby thought it made for a comical pic. They just grow up too fast!!... Read more
Momma be sexy now!!
Friday, February 22, 2008      6 comments

My hubby is a former math teacher. He's my "go to" guy for all things math. So tonight, I was putting portions into my food tracker for a recipe. I needed to know the decimal number for 1/12 c. He goes to the calculator on his computer, but... Read more
Weigh-in day: Tomorrow...
Thursday, February 21, 2008      5 comments

So, this maintaining thing has me freaked out a little. I'm SO fearful of gaining back the weight. Actually, the fear is of losing the strict control I currently have over my eating habits - and even my exercise. It takes a lot of time and fo... Read more
Tongue Scraper???
Tuesday, February 19, 2008      7 comments

So tonight was an unexpected dinner out. We ended up at Captain D's. I've only eaten there once before, but hubby frequents the place, as it's next to his work. I chose salmon w/o sauce, side salad, and broccoli. Hubby shared one bite of his... Read more
Where do YOU hide?
Sunday, February 17, 2008      8 comments

So, as my 3yo has grown, so has his determination to not nap. He's begun to hide in various places just prior to getting tucked in. I found him in his laundry hamper yesterday. Quite inspired, if you ask me : ) He's just lucky that it was em... Read more
Lead thyself into temptation...
Saturday, February 16, 2008      7 comments

Check these out....I MADE THEM!! OK. This was my big idea for my hubby for Valentine's Day. I found some fancy ones online, but they were like $30 for a dozen. So I thought I'd make it even more meaningful and make him some. Fir... Read more
No cooking for me tonight!!
Friday, February 15, 2008      3 comments

So, after a rough-ish week, and not having the meat I needed for tonight's supper, I decided to suggest to hubby that we take the kids to McD's for supper tonight. Well, he's always up for a night of not eating my cooking LOL so off to McD's we... Read more
My moratorium...
Thursday, February 14, 2008      4 comments

I say no more Valentine's Day. OK. I'm really not THAT big of a scrooge, but the kids at school were higher than kites today!! Luckily, my hubby started off my day with a card and gift . I found them by my curling irons this AM - he put ... Read more
Just crackin' a smile....
Monday, February 11, 2008      8 comments

So, I have this little problem. Most of my clothing is too big - nice problem to have. Most of my pants are 2 or 3 sizes too large, therefore, when I am crouched down on the floor, say...tying shoes, picking up spills, cleaning urine off the t... Read more
Weigh/measure
Monday, February 11, 2008      6 comments

True to form, I couldn't wait until Friday to weigh/measure at Curves, so I braved -12 degree wind chills to go to Curves this AM : ) I only lost 1/2 inch - mostly from my waist : ) But, I must've worn a perkier bra this AM, as my bust was up ... Read more
I'm not wasting away...
Sunday, February 10, 2008      5 comments

My scales read 112.8# this AM. That sounds absolutely tiny to me. But for a 5-foot frame, it's not at all unreasonable. This is not the most flattering pic of me. It was taken today. I didn't do my hair, as I didn't leave the house all day,... Read more
carbs, caffeine, and my garage door...
Friday, February 08, 2008      6 comments

So, I finally got to my goal and have come up with a plan to raise my carbs by 5 every other week, until I find where I gain. I started last Friday, Feb 1. Well, true to form for me, I quit trying to lose weight and I lose 2 pounds - more than... Read more
Got power?
Thursday, February 07, 2008      5 comments

So today after school, I read on the message boards that Maria hit goal...WOOHOO Maria : ) So I'm replying on that board, and bam....out goes the power. The first thing that crosses my mind????? SUPPER!!! I won't be able to cook - woohoo!!!... Read more
Revealing the secret to my success...
Wednesday, February 06, 2008      7 comments

So here it is...my big secret revealed....it's the hungry pack of wolves I affectionately refer to as my children. I measure out all my food. I prepare it. They swoop in. They had chicken, rice and broccoli tonight. I fixed myself sa... Read more

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