One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident

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Almost Sold Myself Short Today

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This morning at the gym our workout included rope climbs, something I’ve never been able to do. I decided I’d give a shot not thinking I’d make it about half way. Well… I did it!! Multiple times! I couldn’t believe it! I left the gym on cloud nine. I love making this kind of progress at […]

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A Journal-less Sunday

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I gave myself a break from everything today. No food journal, no running, no working out, nothing. I played with this guy. Took this guy to Fit Club. And made brownies! That’s about it. Now I must go to get my Zombie fix!

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Clean Pantry Saturday

Posted by 2 days ago 6 Comments 243 views

Besides the crappy weather (it was actually snowing this morning!) it was a great, low-key day. I got home from the gym and played a few games of Wii bowling with the family. It’s becoming a daily tradition now that the 4-year-old can play. Afterwards I was all about cleaning the pantry. It’s been long overdue. Evan […]

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Slowest One at the Gym… Again

Posted by 3 days ago 5 Comments 242 views

I’m starting to get really comfortable being the last one to finish workouts at my gym. This week it’s happened twice. And I’m not talking about the slowest one in my class. I’m talking about being the slowest person at the WHOLE gym. That’s the gym’s board from a few days ago.  As you can […]

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Tennis, Anyone?

Posted by 4 days ago 6 Comments 225 views

Today it was warm for the first time in a loooooong time. Of course it’s coming with rain but we got lucky with a few dry hours right after dinner and totally took advantage. Both kids had a blast hitting balls with The Husband. And The Husband loved every minute of it. Tennis is his game! And […]

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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY

Wordless Wednesday: The Painting Brothers

Posted by 5 days ago 0 Comments 257 views

Food Journal 5:45 a.m. homemade date nut bar 7 a.m. Post-workout shake (1 scoop) 9:30 a.m. Apple with homemade sun butter  and cheese and crackers with Evan 12:30 p.m. Chipotle – Salad with black beans, chicken, light on the cheese, some salsa and guac 4 p.m. Avocado pudding but made with maple syrup — Saved half for late night snack. […]

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2 Days, 0 Alarms and AVOCADOS!

Posted by 6 days ago 4 Comments 248 views

Did you guys watch that video I posted about the 77-year-old body builder? It starts off with her morning routine and how she doesn’t need an alarm. Well — holy crap — that’s me! Monday, I didn’t realize my alarm wasn’t set. I went to bed straight after The Walking Dead to get my 7 hours (alarm goes off at […]

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Funkalicious

Posted by 1 week ago 3 Comments 233 views

Feeling blah tonight even though I had a great day.  I hate that. So I looked online for something to make me smile and this did it… Now I’m going to bed before I eat something just to eat it. Food Journal 5:45 a.m. orange on the way to the gym 7 a.m. Post workout shake (1 […]

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3-Word Sensational Sunday!

Posted by 1 week ago 3 Comments 262 views

Annoying Big Brother. Homemade breakfast goodness. He likes it! Copying Big Brother. Playing with Daddy. YAY for dinosaurs! Smashing is fun! Amazing steak salad. Old City Theater. Horror movie fun! Must clean basement. Kids moving furniture? All done! YAY! Burgers for dinner. Food Journal Chunk of my homemade banana breakfast cake — will post recipes ASAP. […]

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Saturday Journal

Posted by 1 week ago 5 Comments 305 views

Great day! I got in gym time, kid time… friend time and now I’m off to watch a movie with The Husband. Just wanted to pop in and share my journal. Food Journal  7:30 a.m. Leftover oatmeal 10 a.m. Beer at the gym 11:30 a.m. 2 egg omelette with sweet potato, bacon and scallions 2:45 p.m. Homemade hot pocket of […]

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