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Medical stuff, very frustrating
Friday, July 25, 2014      4 comments

My husband's surgery went well. He's home and recovering. Which means I am busy and not sleeping much! But I'm also getting some things taken care of that are hard to take care of when I'm working (estimates on the roof and fence for example!... Read more
a lot on my plate
Sunday, July 20, 2014      4 comments

and I'm not talking food. ha! My husband has knee surgery this week. He'll be on crutches for 10-12 days and will have to be driven to PT. They said it would take him a month to be back to 100%. He starts back to work on Aug. 14. I have to... Read more
Mid summer update
Thursday, July 10, 2014      2 comments

Been meaning to do an update on here for awhile, just keep getting easily distracted! I have lost 35 pounds now and am feeling pretty good. I really need to try to increase my exercise some, but that's hard when my husband is facing a lot of ... Read more
Feeling productive and motivated (6 month look back)
Sunday, June 01, 2014      4 comments

I have spent the day cleaning out the fridge, freezer, and pantry. Went to the store and stocked up on fresh fruit and veggies for my husband and daughter to have readily available, plus for me to take to work. I've GOT to find a way to get mo... Read more
day off
Monday, May 26, 2014      3 comments

I've had a pretty lazy day but did get about an hour of housework done. My husband is making his posole for dinner so the house smells yummy! I have enjoyed my day off of work!!... Read more
nearing the end of 5%
Saturday, May 24, 2014      8 comments

One week left in the 5% challenge. I am very proud of my loss this time, this will probably be the closest I've ever come to losing my 5% during a challenge! I'm not sure if I will get to the full 15 pounds lost, it may be only 11 or 12, but h... Read more
Snow, sick kid, NSV
Monday, April 14, 2014      3 comments

Now my baby girl has c diff. She's had it before. But it doesn't surprise me since she's been on an antibiotic pretty much constantly since the end of January. Poor kid. I'm ready for her to be well and I'm sure she is too!! So I'm at h... Read more
new medicine, possible fast??
Monday, April 07, 2014      7 comments

Well my doctor didn't put me on insulin, wanted me to try a new pill first. Invokana. It works like Byetta and Victoza, but is a pill instead of injectable. I started it March 20 and have lost 9 pounds since then. I really feel almost like I... Read more
8 week update
Saturday, March 15, 2014      4 comments

Well, I can't believe 8 weeks has flown by. I did lose about a pound, and really overall since the beginning of the year I have lost 7 pounds. It's been rough, my daughter continues to get sick (strep throat last week, sinus infection this wee... Read more
Sick kiddo
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      1 comments

We've had a rough couple of weeks. My daughter finally ended up in the hospital with flu and pneumonia. She was there 2 1/2 days. She can't return to school until Thursday and she sees her doctor tomorrow morning for a follow up. She's SO mu... Read more
sick baby girl
Thursday, January 23, 2014      8 comments

Well my daughter has been sick this week. She came home from therapy Tuesday night with a slight fever and had started coughing again. So I took her in to the doctor yesterday and in the waiting room she had diarrhea and threw up. They swabbe... Read more
Windy day
Sunday, January 19, 2014      6 comments

Ugh, I'm sitting here listening to that wind blow!!! Good thing I have been up and moving and doing housework for about the last two hours to get my exercise in! About to scrounge around for a healthy lunch, grab a shower, then meet my friend ... Read more
I am irritated with my scale
Friday, January 17, 2014      7 comments

and not because of the number that shows up on it (which I don't like, but I am not in denial that that is where I am at at this point in life, ha) but because it will go along, appearing to be weighing me accurately, then I'll have a morning li... Read more
a little mini challenge I've set for myself
Thursday, January 16, 2014      7 comments

I've set a self-challenge for myself to work on during the 5% Challenge beginning this Saturday that I'm part of. I want to walk for at least 20 minutes every day of this challenge, which would be 56 days. I think this will jump start some wei... Read more
Portion control
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      9 comments

So something I've started doing is at night once I've prepared our dinner, I go ahead and dish up "leftovers" for my lunch for the next day before serving up our meal. Then, there is less left for the three of us to split, and then I dish up ou... Read more

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