One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident


Feeling Better

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It’s amazing what a little distraction does for me. I had my first day at a client site for a new project I have. It’s a long term deal and (you’re going to think I’m crazy) but I’m looking forward to the 2-3 days in an office. I never really realized how much “work” suits me. Not teaching but project work. I like solving problems and being creative and that’s what I’m allowed to do on web projects (and boy this one is a doozy!)

So the toddler had a day at camp and I had a day in the office. I started my morning with a filling breakfast (Grapenuts and berries), brought a few snacks (pineapple and Kashi bar) and hit a salad bar for lunch (added some protein with tuna and chick peas). Dinner, well, I was just NOT in the mood. Me, not in the mood to cook. SEE it happens! ;~) So we got Chinese and I enjoyed my steamed chicken with veggies, and split a spring roll order with the toddler. For dessert some fruit and a little bit of ice cream, again, split with the toddler. Then I took my own advice and the family went out for a post dinner walk. I couldn’t go too far, I’m still quite sore and VERY swollen but it felt good to get moving.

After the toddler went to bed, I recorded a (not very) quick video answering some questions. It’s long, it’s sappy and it’s shaky but I’ll post it anyway. You can decide not to watch it. ;~P

All in all, though, a great day! I just cannot wait to get real active again! Never in my life, NEVER, would Imagine in my wildest dream that I would MISS the gym as much as I do. I mean really, I’m craving a workout.

OH! and I drank 128oz of water! It didn’t help much with the swelling though. :~(

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    Laura N

    June 26, 2008

    Glad to know you’re getting close to being your old self again.

    That’s what running will do for you. It’s totally addictive.

    Can’t wait to see “after” pics!


    June 27, 2008

    I share laura’s sentiments.
    so much of life is finding out what makes us HAPPY & makes our days fly by in a good day.

    if being in an office a few days a week is that for you then GREAT!

    glad youre inching toward being healed as well!



    June 27, 2008

    It’s good to see your spirits up again. It really is all about finding what makes us soar isn’t it?



    June 27, 2008

    I hope you feel better soon!


    June 28, 2008

    Thank you sooo much for all your share with us! You’re amazing and a great inspiration to me and many of others! I also, can’t wait to see your after pics!! :)