Wednesday, September 29, 2010
So I ended up weighing this morning. It paid off though.... I weigh 143.5!!!! Yup, that's a total of 6.5 lbs that I have lost so far. Now, mind you, I'm sure 3.5 lbs of that was probably snot over the past few days, but oh well, I'll take it.... Weight loss, is weight loss. Let's re-cap how I got there... shall we?
Last weekend I was doing wedding coordinating... so Friday was rehearsal, not to mention I had to make 2 wedding cakes (well one was a cupcake tower) and help decorate the church, as well as help the pastor run through the ceremony a few times. Then Saturday was the big day.... I walked over 11 miles that day.... seriously... between setting up cakes, taking the wedding dress to the bride at 8 am, photography sessions, decorating the hotel ballroom for the reception, and making sure everything went off without a hitch... I booked a tun of walking that day, with no time to eat... I had 3 small... let me tell you SMALL, meals that day and drank only water. So I think I burned way more than I consumed for once in my life.
Sunday I was soooo stinking sore that I could not even move, so we won't even go there.... and I sooo cheated and had a mini drumstick ice cream for dessert, but after all the work I did, I swear I deserved it! Promise. ha ha ha
Monday I took my son to pre-school, which is conveniently located at the gym.... hummm..... aw walked 3 miles, then logged 30 minutes on the seated bicycle.... now... I wasn't pushing it, I was still so sore from Saturday, that I decided that was enough, so I waited at the gym for 40 minutes for his class to get out. A waste of time? maybe, but perhaps just BEING at the gym burns calories? Maybe? Please? awwww damn..... I guess not... hahahah Hey, a girl can dream right????
So all day yesterday I was sick as a dog, and my sweet hubby took our son on his field trip for school today. They went to the fire station, which should have been fun because my 4 year old happens to call all fire fighters "hose draggers." Hummm... wonder where he picked that up at? hahahah I really hate being sick, that would have been funny to see.... "Class, everyone say hi to the firefighters." "Hi hose draggers!!" "Oh, kids say the darnedest things! ha ha ha"
Now, I'm going to bed (well I'm already in bed, but maybe a nap would be good).... Maybe I can get back to it tomorrow... If I feel better, if not.... I'll see you all again on Tuesday... seriously... Tuesday! hahahaha
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
I am posting this card for 365 challenge, it has been a long while since I have posted for them, but when I checked in this morning... they had a challenge I just couldn't resist. It is to use a sweet smell to inspire your card. well to me... the sweet smell of the ballpark is always alluring. So here it is... take me out to the ball game, postseason starts October 6Th and I'm sooo excited!!! Go Giants!!!
P.S. I need to thank Emily for the awesome idea for this card! Thanks so much Em for your creativeness! She made the original card that I CASED for the idea... you can check it at her blog, by clicking here. Sorry I didn't post this part earlier. I'm an awful person today. It'll never happen again Emily, I humbly appologize.Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T
Thursday, September 16, 2010
OK, so my bestest Pal in the whole entire world is posting a THINspiration Thursday blog each week to help her get healthy and lose some lbs.! I'm so excited for her, and I'm so inspired by her, that I want to copy her. I did make sure it was OK with her first, I didn't want to steal her thunder or anything. Anyways... check out her postings at http://www.scrapbutterfly.blogspot.com/. So I am going to start mine as Fat Tuesdays! I hope that someday soon it can be skinny Tuesdays, but I digress...
Here's the dreaded pic of me....
Seriously... check out that double chin and muffin top!!!!!!! this pic was taken a few months ago, but it just rings more true today. I am starting my journey at 150 lbs. Some may think, oh that's not so bad.... but I'm only 5'3" tall, and that's on a good day (like when I'm wearing heels!! hahahaha) !!
OK, so a little background, I make cakes, cookies, sweets, sugar.... ALL DAY LONG!!!! I own a bakery, and it's sooooooo hard to lose weight when you are surrounded by good stuff like that all day long. I do try to live a life in moderation... one taste to make sure it passes QC (quality control) then that's it. But lately, I have been trying to leave that job for my husband. That requires an insane mount of trust on my part, that everything is at it's totally best, so I still QC sometimes!
When I met my husband I weighed 100 lbs.... yes, admittedly, that is an unhealthy weight. But when I got pregnant with our only child, I weighed 120, so I'd like to get back to pre-pregnancy weight. That's my goal!
No fad dieting here, just more exercise, less junk, and a healthier lifestyle. I love to cook, so I find myself making huge meals and proportions that could make restaurants want to split plates! That's just not good. So I need to work on proportion sizes and I think I could get rid of that 30 lbs. I'm going to post each week to make myself accountable, and to help motivate and inspire my Pal Lena! I love her with all my heart and I hope that reading my blog each week can help her in her struggle to become a healthier person! Best of Luck Lena... I'm right here with you!
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