A Big Week!

This is a really special week for my family.  This week my baby sister turns 18 and graduates from high school and my brother graduates from management school.  I am really looking forward to being . . . Continue Reading »

Extreme Weight Loss

Trainer: Chris Powell

Tonight, ABC aired the show Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition.  I wasn't sure what to expect but based on the previews, here is what I expected to see... 1.  One contestant per episode 2.  . . . Continue Reading »

Mission 1: Deep Creek Lake

Well, it's official.... "The Dean has authorized an early release for staff to get a start on Memorial Day weekend, for those who are able. Employees who are working may leave at 2:00 pm without . . . Continue Reading »

The Instructorless Class

Tonight is my first weigh-in after starting the Simply Filling plan!  I am really excited and hope to see a loss on the scale.  This week has gone well for me, though I can see some of the changes . . . Continue Reading »

Feeling Great!


I fought the urge to snooze this morning and hopped out of bed at 5:30AM.  I headed strait for the kitchen and had a bowl of honey bunches of oats instead of my planned bowl of oatmeal.  By 6AM I was . . . Continue Reading »

Opposite Day!

Now that the Bachelorette is on, I can officially say that it is summer!  I love the Bachelorette, even more than I love the Bachelor.  I just love seeing the crazy dates they go on and the lengths . . . Continue Reading »

Archived Food Log

Well I switched over to the Simply Filling Technique so I will no longer be tracking my daily points, woop woop!  I will still long my workouts and my non power foods. Thursday, May 19, 2011 B- . . . Continue Reading »

Buffalo Chicken Pasta


Today for lunner, I made Buffalo Chicken Pasta from How Sweet Eats.  It was a really easy recipe to follow and my BF loved it!  The BF and I first went on a trip to Costco to get some goodies for the . . . Continue Reading »

Planning a Vacation

Planning a vacation is a lot of fun, but for whatever reason, it made me so anxious today.  With so many options and the goal to save money for the future, finding a place to celebrate my BF's and my . . . Continue Reading »


Oh what it would be like to live in a Pottery Barn home with a Williams- Sonoma kitchen.  If I could go on a shopping spree, here are some of the things I would buy. . . . Continue Reading »

May 8 – May 14

Grocery List -Fruit (grapes, bananas) -Veggies (mushrooms) -Special K blueberry cereal and soy milk -ground turkey -I have a lot of food at home that I need to eat . . . Continue Reading »

What a bad week!

Well, I gained 2.2lbs this week!  What a bad week... and weird week at that.  The WW leader asked me if I expected the weight gain and I said "no" but now that I look back, I'm not surprised to have . . . Continue Reading »

Doctors Appointments

It's amazing how many doctors we have when we really think about it.... -Primary Care (annual physical, last minute appointments when sick) -Allergist -Eye Doctor (annual eye exam, contacts, . . . Continue Reading »

Finding Motivation

When my alarm went off this morning at 5:30AM I thought to myself "why oh why is my alarm going off"?  For a brief second I thought "I'm just going to go back to bed, I don't need to work out".  . . . Continue Reading »