One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident

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Clean Pantry Saturday

Posted by 18 hours ago 3 Comments 174 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 2 days ago 3 Comments 209 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 3 days ago 6 Comments 207 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 4 days ago 0 Comments 242 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 5 days ago 4 Comments 233 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 6 days ago 3 Comments 226 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 7 days ago 3 Comments 254 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 295 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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Weekend Quote: Not a Life Sentence

Posted by 1 week ago 3 Comments 294 views

Just popping in to share my journal and this quote… “Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered–just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” Barrie Davenport love. Food Journal 5:40 a.m. 1/2 banana with peanut butter smeared on it 7:15 […]

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Find What You Like to Do

Posted by 1 week ago 5 Comments 238 views

This is a must watch… SO INSPIRATIONAL! She said something towards the end that really resonates with me: Not everyone wants to be a body builder not everyone wants to be a runner but find what you like to do and — I say to my senior ladies and the men — don’t forget age is nothing but […]

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