Thursday, May 21, 2009


Today started off sort of blah but once I realized that it was such a petty thing to get upset over, the day ended up being totally awesome!!We went out for dinner and people were amazed at how well all FOUR of our children behaved. I get this reaction a lot actually. My kids are 6, 3, 2, and 7 1/2months old. Sometimes we wonder how we are blessed to have such amazing human beings. I can go anywhere with them and I honestly don't cringe or hope they don't do something to totally embarrass us:)Its truly a great feeling:)

I decided to see how long it would take me to do 10,000 steps on my treadmill yesterday. I finished at 1 hour 10 min. I ran most of it and burned a just under 600 calories!!I was very sore when I woke up this morning lol. I like challenging myself and I felt totally awesome that I got through it without one complaint.

My 30th birthday is next Friday!!!I'm actually happy about turning 30. I still remember when my mom turned 30 and was outside on our back steps crying like a baby. I still don't get what the big deal is about. I feel awesome!!Its just a freakin' number imo. I'm going to have a girl's night out on my birthday and I can't wait!!I refuse to let life pass me by. I'm loving life by living it.

Tomorrow I have a park play date with a friend in the neighborhood. The kids really enjoying spending time with them. I make sure to get them out as much as possible. Kids have tons of energy that needs to be burned daily. I need to renew our Zoo membership now that I'm thinking about it. We also have a membership to the Aquarium, so I'm sure to keep my bunch busy this summer.

Well, I think I'm gonna settle down for the night. Have a great one!


Saturday, May 16, 2009


Last night was great!!Got to hang out with a bunch of moms and NO kids!!!I so needed some "me" time. The pic is me before leaving. It's my new favorite:)I've had a great day so far. Clarence took the kids outside and to the park, so I had quite a bit of time alone. It was too quiet in here!

I weighed in this morning at 165.3. Three more ounces would have been great lol, but I'll take it. I don't know what it is, but suddenly I have a desire to run when I'm on the treadmill. I ran a whole 3 miles yesterday without stopping and I actually enjoyed it. I NEVER thought in a million years that I would ever get to that point in my exercise routine.

Well I'm going to continue to enjoy my care free weekend. Have a good one!


Saturday, May 9, 2009

Okay I guess

Loss .9 pounds, bringing me to 166 even. I was kind of disappointed with that number today. I assumed I was going to be about 164:( Clarence(husband)thinks I expect too much of myself and may be he's right. Well a loss is a loss and at least I'm headed in the right direction, even though its a little slow than I would like.

Its Mother's Day weekend and I informed Clarence weeks ago and many times after that I would like to celebrate today and not on Sunday because everywhere you go on Mother's Day, its crowded. I would like to be surprised for once instead of having to plan my own day. Here we sit in our pajamas. He also said the yard would get cut today. Is 11:21 am and we're suppose to get more rain again. He's currently playing a game on the XBox 360. If I have to go out and cut the grass myself after taking care of four children everyday, its gonna be hell on earth in this house. Clarence is not an outdoors person at all. I think if he had his way, he would only be outside to get in and out of the van to commute to and from work. I'm going to end this now because I'm getting pretty pissed when I'm trying to give him a chance to rectify the day.


Saturday, May 2, 2009

Holding Steady:)

I'm still at 166.9 and I'm super happy about that. You may be wondering why I'm not upset? Well, I had some great food that I really shouldn't have eaten but it was my anniversary and girl's got to get wined and dined a little. I did awesome on exercising and burned over 800 calories on some days. I'm not going to cry about how I didn't lose anything because I did awesome at maintaining. I can't believe I'm EXACTLY what I was last week. Its kind of awesome. To me, it means that my metabolism is doing its job:)Next week I hope to be down to 163 or 164. I must admit the Chinese food was soooooo awesome:)The key is definitely moderation and LOTS of H20!!

I've been thinking about purchasing a kitchen scale to monitor my calories more efficiently but I haven't come across one that I'm willing to spend the money on. My main goal is to stay within my calorie range of 1400 calories a day. As I get closer to my goal, I may drop it down to 1200. Well no sense in talking about it now, although I'm very sure I will get there in no time flat:)

As for non-scale victories(NSV), I'm officially in a size 11!!!!NO laying on the bed to zip my skirt, NO inhaling to get it over my stomach!!!I'm too happy about that:)(Pics coming soon).

I think we're just going to hang around the house this weekend. I think everyone is due for some downtime. Next weekend we're going to take the kids to MN Zoo. Hope everyone is having a great weekend so far:)