Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
P.S. Kate at Fabulous at 50 gave me an Honest Scrap award. Thank you Kate!
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
Instead of going to the gym I went home and took a nap. Dave wanted to run some errands so we went to Target. I had a good salad in their snack bar with chicken, cherries and goat cheese. I have been looking for some bar stools and found some last night for $25 each! I was thrilled because the ones I was looking at before were $40 each so yay for me. (I got the taller ones which are 30")
After I dropped off Dave I went to see Danielle. There were a gazillion college kids there. I even got hit on by a 25 year old. OMG!! I drank 1.5 drinks but I was up until 3:00 am! Yikes! I can't tell you the last time I did that. I am usually in bed by 10:00 p.m. Needless to say I am feeling pretty crunchy today. I am hoping it flies by quickly. Happy Friday to you all! Until next time...
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Had a nice visit with my mom. It was a little awkward but it was fine. We went to Marie Callender's for dinner and I had a Cabo San Lucas Salad. I ordered the Petite size and it was still 770 cals. I planned ahead though and knew what I was in for.
Back on August 7th I had my eyebrows done by threading. Well I just had them done again and it was not as bad. The outgrowth was way less then when waxing and I think it lasted longer. It is only $10 too so I think I will keep going.
Plan on going to the gym with Karla tonight. I want to go to some of the classes so I am going to bring the schedule and see what looks good. They have everything you can think of including, hip-hop, belly dancing, Zumba, kickboxing, etc. I look forward to the day that I can take a kickboxing class!
Hadley kindly let me know that I was remiss in posting my 10 bloggers for the Honest Scrap award so I added them to the post from yesterday but here they are again in case you missed them.
- Halving Hadley
- Me vs. The buffet
- No to the Deuce
- Eat. Sleep. Get Fit.
- Fat Daddy Rants
- TJ's Weigh or the Highway
- Carb Tripper
The other day I went to Safeway and did Operation Beautiful. I saw a lady go into the store and spotted which car was hers so I stuck my note on her car window near the handle. It said "You look fabulous today!" I should have taken a picture but my phone was dead. This time I did not stay to see her reaction but hopefully it made her smile. Until next time...
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Me vs. The buffet
No to the Duece
Eat. Sleep. Get Fit.
Fat Daddy Rants
TJ's Weigh or the Highway
Just to recap on the rules:
1. “The Honest Scrap” award must be shared!
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
1. “The Honest Scrap” award must be shared!
Going to the gym tonight with Karla. I am actually looking forward to it! Until next time...
Monday, September 21, 2009
After we got back to my place I finished my workbook for class. There are some good exercises that I will share soon. It needs to be handed in this week since next Sunday is my last one - Yay! This will enable Dave to come out with just me instead of doing the buddy system. He will also be able to go out for 8 hours at a time. The program is about 6 miles from where I live so it is very accessible but it does get cumbersome having to drive back and forth for them to "check-in" every 4-5 hours.
I also finished reading Amazing Adventures of Dietgirl I really enjoyed it! (Thanks Jenn!) Shauna is very witty, funny, honest and a tiny bit obsessed with chocolate! She lost a total of 175 lbs! If any of you would like to read it I would be more then happy to send it to you. Just let me know in the comments. I am going to read Confessions of a Carb Queen next.
So I got on the scale this morning and it said 265 which brings me back to 50 lbs. again. Now Friday is my usual weigh day but I would like to move it to Mondays. Seems to me that more people weigh in on Mondays, it would help me avoid any binging in anticipation and a lot of the challenges ask for weight updates on Mondays... so there you have it. I have my bodybugg in the car so I will go down and get it after I have had some coffee. Until next time...
P.S. It is going to be in the upper 90s - low 100s today!
Sunday, September 20, 2009
My mom rescheduled on me so I have the day open! I am going to class (only 2 more!) and then Dave has more football games. I think I am going to take my bedding to the laundry mat. It is going to be in the upper 90s today so I will be trying to stay cool for sure. I know that summer is over on Tuesday but how can you call it Autumn when the temps are over 100 degrees? Hope you all have a wonderful day! Until next time...
Saturday, September 19, 2009
I decided to try the video Chi for Beginners this morning. I had to wake up a little so had my Starbuck's Pike's Market coffee first. Yummers! The verdict: I really enjoyed it! I didn't know if I would like his voice or teaching style but it was subdued and peaceful. The back drop was the ocean so all I could hear was his calming voice and the lapping of the waves on the beach. At 43 and 268 lbs. I am surprisingly flexible although I did hear a few creaks and cracks when bending or lunging. If I could only get my arse up 20 mins earlier every day I could do it daily. Stranger things have happened... hahaha! Until next time...
Friday, September 18, 2009
Last night I went to grab dinner with Dave. I arrived a little early so I perused the thrift store and I found The Firm Cardio Workout DVD for $5 as well as a Morning Chi video for $2. You inspired me Jo! I will try them over the weekend and let you know how they are.
No big plans for the weekend. Will see my mom for the first time in a few weeks. She wants to do a little shopping on Sunday. It will be nice to see her but I am still a little apprehensive about it. She asked me if I would go with her so I guess she does want to see me.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
The other day in class, we did an exercise that I wanted to share with you. It was a fun exercise.
Line 1: Write your first name
Line 2: Write four words about you
Line 3: Write Brother or Sister of and then list brother or sister’s name
Line 4: Write lover of and then three things you love
Line 5: Write who feels and then three things and how you feel about them
Line 6: Write who needs and then three things you need
Line 7: Write who gives and then three things you give others
Line 8: Write who fears and then three things that scare you
Line 9: Write who would like to see and three things that you want to see
Line 10: Write where you live; city and state
Line 11: Write your last name
Sweet, caring, fun, quirky
Sister of Bob
Lover of flowers, music and sunshine
Feels strength in faith, power in knowledge and joy in reading
Needs hugs, laughter and understanding
Who gives hope, strength and encouragement
Who fears spiders, heights and pain
Would like to see peace on earth, Italy and many more sunsets
Resident of Santa Clara, CA
Hope you are all having a good week.
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Saturday, September 12, 2009
These Darvocet are really making me loopy though. I am going to attempt showering today. It should be interesting. I am right handed and it is in my right arm so it ain't gonna be easy. I really wanted to go to the gym today but since I am taking the meds I don't think it is a good idea. Hopefully by next week I can get some relief and get back over there. At least I can still do cardio. I haven't eaten much because I am not very hungry. I had a sandwich, peaches and some toast yesterday. Hope you are having a good weekend. Until next time...
Friday, September 11, 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Calories burned Monday: 2142
After yesterdays fiasco with my mom I went to Sizzler with Danielle and ate. After calming down and thinking about it some more I came to the conclusion that it was mostly blood sugar related. Between Dave bitching about my driving last weekend, hitting the pole on Wednesday and then her questioning me it just pushed me over the edge. It is not an excuse because in hindsight I should have handled it better but it is what it is.
I am still in a funky mood today. I am trying to curb the negative thinking though. I don't want to spiral out of control and unravel all the hard work I have put it in in the last 9 months. Not in the mood to walk tonight but know that it will only make me feel better. We actually recruited two ladies, Judy and Margaret to go with us. Not sure if they will come but I say the more the merrier. Until next time...
Monday, September 7, 2009
My name is Katie J and I need Anger Management. There have been a number of occasions as of late that are making this more apparent. For example: I had a lazy morning this morning and did not eat anything or have any coffee. I was supposed to go to the movies with my mom. We got to the parking lot and she questioned my parking abilities and I blew up at her and decided I just wanted to go home. We drove in silence and then exchanged words when we got back to the house. She did say that I seem to get angry a lot. WTH is wrong with me? Ughhh.... I am emotionally and physically tired so it is going to be an early night. At least it will be a short week. Hoping to go walking tomorrow. Maybe I should sign up for kickboxing... Until next time...
Saturday, September 5, 2009
Friday, September 4, 2009
Nice deficit for yesterday. Had a good dinner with my Mom at Fish Market. I had Chilean Sea bass. Something different for me. It was good and will try it again for sure. So I got on the scale this morning as it is my "official" weigh day. I am up 3 lbs. It is what it is. Yes, I am bummed but I will not unravel all the work I have done and start backsliding. It is from beer and I also got a call from TOM so I will just keep pushing forward and hope for good results next week. FYI, I am not going to update/remove all the stats. I will update the ticker though.
It will be so nice to have a 3 day weekend! I think Danielle and I will go to the flea market tomorrow, Sunday church and Dave and then Monday I am going to hang with my mom and go see a movie. Does anyone have any suggestions? I was thinking about 500 days of Summer but I need to do some more research. Hoping you all have a fantastic weekend! Be good and if you can't be good... look good! Until next time...
P.S. Mom already saw Julie and Julia
Thursday, September 3, 2009
Every rose has its thorn
Just like every night has its dawn
Just like every cowboy sings his sad, sad song
Every rose has its thorn
I had a good time at the concert last night! I had a Chicken Sandwich and a Fat Tire for $21.50 and thought it was insane to pay that price but oh well... I did 9,344 steps and 58 minutes of activity according to the bugg. But then I drank beer... I need to stop drinking beer! I went 7 months and 25 days without it so I can do it again... Poison ended up being the best. We missed Cheap Trick and the sound was funky when Def Leppard played. We left early anyway to avoid the crowds...
When I was pulling into my carport when I got home from work (before the concert) I misjudged the distance between my car and the pole and have a big 'ole scrape down the right side. The door is a little dented as well and is now difficult to open. I have pulled into that spot 1,000s of times but a large truck just recently started parking next to me so I have had to make adjustments. Well I guess I adjusted wrong. I feel like a complete LOSER! Dave was just telling me to be careful when pulling in there. Could it be the mirror I broke the other day? Maybe the full moon tomorrow? Big sigh...
Going to Fish Market for dinner tonight. I haven't seen my mom for a week and a half which is pretty unusual but I think I just needed a little reprieve from her. The last few times we got together she was pretty grumpy and she just sucked the last shred of energy that I had. I am looking forward to seeing her though.
Kristina over at The Incredible Shrinking Woman gave me a Lovely Blog award. Thank you SO MUCH. You are too kind! Until next time...
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
So I happened to get on the scale and I am up 4 lbs! YIKES! It is not my usual weigh day (Friday) but like most of us I step on it during the week just to check... I have been bad with water (as usual) and I drank beers on Friday but that was pretty damn upsetting. It could be TOM coming too... hard to say... Last night I did about 15 mins. of Core Rhythms and I am not fan. I can see how it would be effective but there is something funky about it. I also printed out the gym classes to see when I can go to Zumba and noticed they have Belly Dancing on Tuesdays! Oh my! That might be fun... hmmmm... Until next time...
P.S. Holy cow I have 124 followers. I was just saying the other day how I could not believe I had 100! WOW!!! I am deeply humbled!