One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident


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Alright, this going back to work thing is kicking my butt! I don’t think I can keep with all the things I want to do. I have officially hit the point where there isn’t enough hours in the day.  

I don’t know about you but as I get older I find I just don’t want to compromise things I want to do for me and for my family. What I mean is there are some non-negotiable things, like cooking a healthy meal and eating dinner as a family, like going to the gym for ‘me’ time, like updating this site and like right now! I have a date with the husband to watch Criminal Minds. It’s one of our favorites!

SO I’m signing off. :~)

Had a GREAT DAY hope you did to!

Morning Scale Reading: 143 (down 3 from yesterday – WTF? Hey! I’m not complaining!)
Food Points
Shredded mini wheats with 4 oz of milk 4
cantaloupe 1
Fruit Leather 1
leftover pork peppers and pasta 6
apple 1
Kashi TLC® Chewy Granola Bar 2
Sesame Chicken and Broccoli with a side of whole grain sesame rice 8
watermelon 1
Soy Crisps and bean dip 6
Total 30
Daily Activity Log
lower body circuit, climbed the wall, 20 minutes on the bike and practiced pull ups with 58lbs assistance

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    January 10, 2008

    How was your date? I don’t blame you for not compromising on things. That’s how I am. Stick to your guns!

    UPDATE… Still no phone call from the grocery store guy, but, I did meet a cute guy last night at the comedy show. So now, of course, grocery store guy will call… When it rains, it pours! I’ll update you later on my blog!


    January 10, 2008

    Awesome on the weight loss today! I’m the same way as you – if it’s down, I don’t argue!!!

    I don’t have any children yet, but I can sympathize with not wanting to compromise your time each day to do things that matter to you. There are definitely not enough hours in the day, but some days things just meld together better, it seems! Best of luck as you juggle it all!



    January 10, 2008

    Your melon looked so good…I’m going to get some next time I shop. The oranges are so good now, but I’m really looking forward to the next wave: the spring fruits and vegetables.


    January 10, 2008

    The hubby and I love Criminal Minds as well! I love that it’s ‘finally’ back on, well for now with that writters strike in Hollywood, which I didn’t even know of till last night…anyway, we love it too and had a ‘date’ and watched too.


    January 10, 2008

    Work gets in the way of everything. We should just win the lottery.


    January 10, 2008

    Yay Criminal Minds! I love that show, but my husband won’t watch it with me because it creeps him out! What a baby! Keep up the great posts!


    January 10, 2008

    Thank you so much for your recipes and inspiration. I’ve been reading you for a few weeks and have finally decided to really get back on the weight loss wagon. Keep up the good work!

    Scrumpy's Baker

    January 10, 2008

    I totally agree on the no compromising thing. Hubby and I went to Paris for our honeymoon in September and they are the absolute kings and queens of no compromise. It is a fabulous way to live, make each day count!


    January 10, 2008

    Priorities are such a great thing to have, especially when they involve family and healthy food :) Good for you.

    Diet Coke and Zingers

    January 10, 2008

    Thanks for checking in with us… My scale was down a ton today too! Four pounds, in fact… weird… I try not to get too attached to the low number when things like this happen, just like I try not to freak out about a big number when I see a gain!


    January 10, 2008

    You and your blog are so great! And it’s awesome that you stick to certain non-negotiables– once you establish those, being busy becomes a whole lot easier!


    January 10, 2008

    Roni Thanks so much for all your tips and motivation!! You Rock!