...sometimes you just have to roll with it. Yes, this is what our Advent wreath looked like around the first of December. My husband had pulled out all the Christmas boxes earlier that day and stacked them up in the garage. That evening, I asked the older ones to get the younger ones into the… Continue reading When your best is a little underwhelming…
I haven't made time for blogging lately. Most of my free time has been taken by a rather intense school/activity schedule. Each year, as the kids get older, our days are more filled with things to do. I'm still working on balancing everything. Sometimes, we can do fun things, like these: … Continue reading Just popping in…
My black belt test took place almost two weeks ago. I walked into the dojo, one big ball of tension. Not only was I trying to remember everything I've done over the past 5 and half years, I was also worried about my neck. Would it hold up? Would I even make it through the… Continue reading Test Day
Starting weight: 124.6 Ending weight: 125.0 Ok, so I haven't been writing down my meals as I had for the past couple of months. I thought I had formed enough of a habit so that pen and paper weren't needed anymore. Apparently, my memory is even worse than I thought, because I keep forgetting to… Continue reading Minus Monday – 11th Week
Oh my gosh, it is happening again. I have a date for my black belt test in Shotokan karate. It will be August 29th, the day before we leave for our family vacation. Is that slightly insane? Yes. But I'm thinking of it this way: I will be too busy packing and preparing to worry… Continue reading New Test Date!
Starting weight: 125.0 Again this week I increased my exercise days. I'm up to five days a week, for at least 25 -30 mins a day. Eating was very slightly better, which probably is the reason for the slight weight drop. At this point I feel like I am gaining and losing the same 2… Continue reading Minus Monday – 10th Week
*Yes, I know it's Friday. I still get points for trying, right? Starting weight: 125.0 Well, that was an interesting week. I decided that since I had a fairly good handle on eating, I would begin to incorporate more exercise into my daily routine. My goal was to add 30 mins of strength training mixed… Continue reading Minus Monday* – 9th Week