One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident


Dancing the Funk Away

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That’s how I fought the funk today. It was all about the boys. :)

We danced. We had lunch with friends. Read Books. Walked to the park.

We just… were.

I needed this. :)

Oh and when you need a pick me up… let the 6 year old choose the music. May I present “Ryan’s Awesome Mix” :)

In other news…

Food Notes
The Leftover BBQ Salad Strange breakfast, I know, but I’ve been wanting to make this salad for days!
Seared Tuna Appetizer with cucumber salad and 2 mozzarella sticks Out to lunch. Didn’t NEED that extra mozzarella stick but it was just sitting there looking so tasty.
Lite yogurt cup over strawberries One of my favorite summertime treats!
The last of the leftover Chickpea and Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil plus some quick sugar snap peas and leftover potatoes This is the last meal I can squeeze out of leftovers this week. :)
Walk to the park.
Not as much water as yesterday but did good. About to have my vitamins now.

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    July 7, 2011

    Have you always liked beans and the like(read: chickpeas)? I HATED sweet potatoes. Made the fries, love them, but still will not eat them any other way. Black beans, love to hate them. I still to this day though, can’t just take a spoon fool and go to town. Yuck. My real question being I guess, is it an acquired taste/texture? Does this even make sense?! :/

    Awesome playlist too! Ryan and my three year old could really do some damage!


    July 7, 2011

    And talk about a grammar fail. Full. Fool. Basically retweeting my own tweet in your comments: It has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. #ithinkillmovetoaustralia


    July 7, 2011

    I think most things are an acquired taste but there are some textures you may never like. And beans have a very distinctive texture. A few foods I hated and now love… cooked onions, mushrooms, cabbage. But beans.. I always liked, although I like them even more now for some reason. :)


    July 7, 2011

    I’ve got no picture or video :( Is it my computer? I ususally don’t have a problem. I might have snagged that lonely mozzarella stick also!


    July 7, 2011

    Spending time simply focusing on the kids has to be THE BEST way to fight a funk. Mine still love to dance in the kitchen at 11,9, and 5yrs old! What a fun clip.


    July 7, 2011

    Love the video!! It is adorable!! I love cranking up the music and dancing away while cleaning! I bet having little kids around makes it even more fun!

    LOVE it! Enjoy these times!


    July 7, 2011

    I couldnt open video either…..what a great day with the kids though..I envy that!!! Just wondering how do you get through the day with eating so little?!!! I notice you dont snack as much as you did in your older food journals :)


    July 7, 2011

    Hmmm the video is on youtube. Is it blocked where you are?

    As for snacking.. that’s because yesterday we were on the run. I’m still finding a “dieting” groove. Being home with both kids I find I don’t have as much time to eat!


    July 7, 2011

    Michelle – the video is youtube.. is it blocked where you are??

    That’s awesome, Roni! I bet your boys will have amazing memories of having so much fun with their mama!


    July 7, 2011

    I LOVE that he has the backyardagains and BJL and the honeybears in the same mix. Talk about variety!!


    July 7, 2011

    HI Roni, just LOVE the video!! Dance on!!! :) And have a great day!

    Mary Nell

    July 7, 2011

    Love the video! So much fun :).


    July 8, 2011

    I guess hell just froze. Because I remembered asking you like 2 years ago if you’ll ever post a vid of you dancing with your kid (kids, now) and that’s when you said it would happen :)


    July 9, 2011

    That’s my favorite, just hanging with the family doing simple things. I find when the world gets too busy, too stressful, too overwhelming, hanging with my small sons and just going with the flow is the BEST! Puts it all back into perspective….


    July 28, 2011

    Just bounce all the bad out! Always works for me too.