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WOO HOO!!!! Just got my travel confirmed, Dublin here I come!
Thursday, August 05, 2010      4 comments

I've been waiting for the nod from my boss for a few weeks now and I got it this morning, I'm off to Dublin for 4 -6 weeks at the end of October. One of the women that I worked with in Mumbai is from Dublin and is now working in Amsterdam ... Read more
Ack, reality check....I found photos from last year
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday I was flipping through photos and I came across this first one. I looked like this?! Thank you Sparkspeople for using the right keywords in your scripting to come up at the top of Google when I went searching for a nutrition ... Read more
The battle of the Poptart
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      7 comments

My daughter went off to volunteer at Cub Camp this week but before she left she had a Poptart. This means there was an open package of Poptarts just sitting there in the pantry. Yesterday it called to me. I responded with the standard m... Read more
Happy Friday dances!
Friday, July 30, 2010      2 comments

Woo hoo FRIDAY!!! My daughter came home a day early, which was a wonderful surprise. I'm a happy camper! I talked my husband into doing a mini hike after work today. He wasn't happy about it. I assured him there would be no cliffs, ... Read more
Someone please rotate the earth faster so Friday will be here
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      2 comments

My daughter is off camping this week with her dad and her cell phone charger is sitting in her room. For the first 2 days of the trip she texted me 10 times a day, now I am not getting any messages because I figure that by now her phone is de... Read more
My paperclip chain
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

Someone asked me yesterday how I've stayed focused and I looked at my paper clip chain. When I started here I knew I had a lot of changes I needed to make. Someone had recommended making a paperclip chain for each pound that you lose. I... Read more
Full length mirror and more hiking
Monday, July 26, 2010      3 comments

I did it, I finally broke down and put a full length mirror in our home again and then promptly avoided it for 3 days. Yesterday I stood in front of it, standing in my shorts and tshirt. I have calfs. I have ankles and my stomach is gone. Whe... Read more
Less than 100 pounds to go!
Monday, July 19, 2010      6 comments

Happy Monday, happy Monday! Time to do the happy butt wiggle dances. I hiked, I boxed, I lifted weights, I said no to pizza and yes to steamed salmon. (Ok, that last part was easy) I measured, I kept moving and was determined to get bac... Read more
Grouse Grind
Sunday, July 18, 2010      1 comments

Today I hiked the Grouse Grind. 2800 stairs, rocks and trees. The trip takes about 2 hours at my skill level and was an amazing hike. I actually talked my husband into coming with me, he doesn't like anything outside and through most of... Read more
10 pounds till ziplining!
Saturday, July 17, 2010      2 comments

I've wanted to go ziplining for a long time but always was way to far over the weight limit. Tomorrow I'm going hiking and I notice where we're going they offer ziplining, I was thrilled to see that the cut off is 250 pounds, that means I ... Read more
Owie owie quack quack
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      2 comments

That's what I used get my kids to say when they were young and had just hurt themselves. Amazing how a stubbed toe can be healed by a few rounds of owie owie quack quack. Today it's my mantra. I came back home full steam ahead and... Read more
Half a pound away from double digits
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      4 comments

Home again and quickly back into my routine and doing the happy butt wiggle dances. I have lost 55 pounds, over one third of the way there. .5 pounds away from no longer having to say I have 100+ pounds to lose. 11 pound... Read more
Home again
Sunday, July 11, 2010      1 comments

After 10 weeks I'm home again. What a great feeling. The business trip was great carreerwise, but always so hard to be away from the family. My youngest came down for a couple of weeks after school let out which made it easier. Weightwi... Read more
Crossing "buying clothes at regular stores" off my list
Sunday, June 27, 2010      1 comments

What a great feeling! I hit the malls yestereday with my youngest daughter and I'm very used to going into the stores she likes and just standing around. Yesterday we were in the Gap and I saw a couple of tops that I really liked. I trie... Read more
Sometimes it's about saying thank you
Thursday, June 17, 2010      2 comments

I haven't had much to say lately, not from lack of motivation but I actually ran out of things to say. Me not having something to say is rare. Things are doing good. Work good. Family good. Exercise good. Food good. And now I'm st... Read more

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