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Mamavation Monday – Absentee

Mamavation Monday – Absentee

Hi all. It’s been awhile since I’ve checked in on a Monday.  No reason other than life has been busy.  My weight loss has kind of taken a back seat.  I haven’t weighed in weeks and honestly, I don’t even want to. All that is going to change next week though.  Starting on October 22, … Continue reading

Mamavation Monday – Back To Basics

Mamavation Monday – Back To Basics

I had a bad week.  With eating, with being active.  I am completely shut down this week for no reason, really. And that is why the scale looks like this: But the good news is…..I started P90X today and have a commitment!  After 90 days, if I finish the program, I am going to treat … Continue reading

Depression And What It Means To Me

Depression And What It Means To Me

de·pres·sion/diˈpreSHən/ Noun: Severe despondency and dejection, accompanied by feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy. A condition of mental disturbance, typically with lack of energy and difficulty in maintaining concentration or interest in life. It’s no secret that I have been diagnosed with major depression. For me, it comes from a place I am still unsure about.  … Continue reading

Mamavation Monday – Time To Refocus

Mamavation Monday – Time To Refocus

Life has been busy. I feel like I’ve been pulled in 100 different places.  And while it is slowly slowing down and I am starting to fall into a schedule and rhythm, I am still trying to get caught up.  Weight loss and my journey is something that I am still trying to “catch” up … Continue reading

Shriner’s Hospitals For Children

Shriner’s Hospitals For Children

I’ve been very busy this past week or two. Besides my two kids starting school, trying to get back into a school schedule plus football practice and now cross country…I’ve also been spending most of my free time at Shriner’s Hospital.  Shelloy’s son had surgery and has been in the hospital for the week and … Continue reading

Mamavation Monday – Finally!!

Mamavation Monday – Finally!!

A short post to show you all this: WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! This week I lost 3.2 lbs!  I am ecstatic! I didn’t lose any inches but I am totally ok with that.  That is going to come.  But look at my scale move.  🙂 It’s going to be a tough week this week.  The kids start back … Continue reading

Mamavation Monday – Graduates

Mamavation Monday – Graduates

  It’s Monday.  And while most Monday’s I dread waking up to jump on the scale….this day was different.  I knew I’d lost some weight and I have exciting news to tell you all about! First, let’s take care of business. That is -1.4 lbs down from last week.  It’s not a ton of weight … Continue reading

Fitcation 2012 – The Fun Continues

Fitcation 2012 – The Fun Continues

Did you miss the beginning of my Fitcation adventure?  No fear!  You can read about Day 1 here and see some fancy pictures too. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Lolo and I made it to L.A. around 1:00 – way too early to check into the hotel.  We had a plan to meet up with another friend for lunch … Continue reading

Fitcation 2012 – How It Started

Fitcation 2012 – How It Started

Picture preview – I know…such a tease. I have SO much to tell you and so many pictures to share.  I promise there will be more in-depth posts later about each place we saw and everything we learned. So let’s start at the beginning… I flew into Vegas Wednesday night and spent the night with … Continue reading

Mamavation Monday – Fitcation 2012

Mamavation Monday – Fitcation 2012

As you read this, I am on a plane and headed home to my loves.  I’ve been in L.A. for the past few days and while it was AMAZING….it’s time to get home and back to normal life. While I want to sit and tell you all about Fitcation…that is going to have to wait … Continue reading

Mamavation Monday – Bad Choices

Mamavation Monday – Bad Choices

Monday again and another gain.  I am not surprised for two reasons – I made bad choices this weekend and I am a woman (if you know what I mean).  Bad choices like A LOT of fast food and not Subway.  I counteracted all of my walking by eating horribly.  It’s like I wear blinders.  … Continue reading

Fitcation 2012 – L.A. Here We Come!

Fitcation 2012 – L.A. Here We Come!

On August 15, I will be boarding a plane for Las Vegas.  I’ll say good-bye to the family and head to meet up with my darling friend Lolo.  I get to infiltrate her house for the night and then in the morning, we’ll be off to Los Angeles for Fitcation. What’s Fitcation you ask? Fitcation … Continue reading

#Mamavation Monday

#Mamavation Monday

Monday again.  *sigh* I had a rough weekend.  I decided to give up coffee and have been dealing with that withdrawal.  I didn’t think it would be hard but man….I was so wrong.  Today is day 4 and I am constantly craving it, I’ve had two migraines and am sick to my stomach.  Wha?!  I’m … Continue reading