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Am I fat and other thoughts
Sunday, January 31, 2010      3 comments

I can't believe what this weight loss/weight gain journey does to our heads. I've lost 13 lbs since Christmas, so I feel quite skinny. But I am now only at my starting weight for Weight Watchers 3 years ago when I felt enormous and swore... Read more
Students, evalutions, and air conditioners
Thursday, September 10, 2009      1 comments

Well, after 2 days with no air conditioner in my car, after spending around $5,000 to get it fixed twice, my husband fixed it himself. With a cheap fuse no less. I hate to think that we could have saved ourselves all that money if he'd known a... Read more
Craving carbohydrates
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      4 comments

I am a carbohydrate junkie and today was one of those days when I craved sugar. So, I decided to go for it and although I stayed below my recommended calories, let's say I didn't eat in a healthy way. For dinner, I had a small roast beef sandw... Read more
Stupid car.
Monday, September 07, 2009      0 comments

My stupid car is having problems again. The air conditioner isn't working. In fact it's stuck on heat. I already paid a couple of thousand to have this fixed a couple of weeks ago. The problem is I can only get it fixed in Vegas which is 2 ... Read more
Slow but sure wins the race
Saturday, September 05, 2009      4 comments

So I'm at my lowest weight in at least a year but I'm still 10 lbs above what I weighed 2 years ago. I was hoping to lose much faster than this but I'm hoping that slow but sure wins the race. I have friends who are pushing me to use the h... Read more
Feeling good
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      1 comments

Today was a good day. I'm starting to enjoy my nightly walks with my husband more and more. As I gain strength and stamina, the walking isn't so bad, and the weather is cooling down, so I'm enjoying that more too. Yesterday, my husband co... Read more
Vegas anyone?
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      3 comments

I had another good day today. School's going well. I think my AP classes are going much better than last year. I think my revised strategies are working. I stayed with the diet, exercised but I'm feeling tired in the evenings again. I hate ... Read more
Sunday, day of rest lol
Sunday, August 30, 2009      2 comments

I'm not sure what to blog about today. I had an okay day. It was a Sunday which was nice, but I cleaned my house so that it wouldn't need much upkeep during the week when I teach. I swept, mopped and vacuumed. I figure those things burn a fe... Read more
Too much pizza
Saturday, August 29, 2009      3 comments

So last night my son and his family came over like they do every Friday, and we ordered in pizza like we do every Friday, and I ate 3 pieces unlike the 2 I usually eat every Friday. I was so hungry, I just couldn't stop at 2. But it didn... Read more
What if?
Thursday, August 27, 2009      2 comments

What if we could eat anything we wanted and didn't gain weight? we lived forever we had a red light on our foreheads that lit up whenever we lied we could read each others' minds time went backwards dreams could come true we co... Read more
Feeling tired and fat
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      3 comments

I hate it when at the end of the day, I feel fat and sluggish. The roll around my belly feels enormous when only this morning it was starting to feel smaller. What is it about the end of a long tiring day that makes us feel this way? I do... Read more
Scary skinny
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      4 comments

Can I just say that my sophomore English classes this year are adorable. 80 happy excited and fun students for me to inspire with a love of literature and written expression. What could be more fun? My AP classes are fun too but they'r... Read more
2nd full week of teaching
Monday, August 24, 2009      4 comments

Today was the beginning of my second full week of teaching. Boy, I forget how much energy it takes to teach school. I'm exhausted. Just trying to get to know 170 students is an enormous task. My students are fun though and I'm excited to be ... Read more
Pretty Lily
Sunday, August 23, 2009      1 comments

My daughter, son-in-law and my new granddaughter Lily came to stay this weekend and I managed to eat okay and stay within my calorie limits. It was so nice just to snuggle Lily and take care of her so my daughter could have a few moments to her... Read more
Sore foot--now what?
Saturday, August 22, 2009      1 comments

I was really getting into the swing of this nightly walk with my husband, but last night my foot really started to hurt, so today I'm giving it a rest. I'm still stuck between 138 and 139 lbs and have been for days despite eating around 1200 ca... Read more

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