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Month: September 2017

Weigh in Wednesday – 9/20/17

Weigh in Wednesday – 9/20/17

Weekly Recap Like all my weeks, this one was busy! I’ve noticed that when I plan and start to prep, things come together a bit easier.  It also helps when hubby is on my same team.  Otherwise, it’s like playing soccer while he’s playing tennis.  Not even the same court/field. Accountability time! Check in time!   This week I’ll track calories and then the grams of Protein/Fat/Carbs… starting with my target. Target– 1700 — 134/60/178 Mon —  1555 — 117/53/158…

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Tuesday’s treats! 9/19/17

Tuesday’s treats! 9/19/17

Pumpkins, Pumpkins– everywhere! This week’s treats are somewhat pumpkin themed, but not intentionally.  I’m trying to embrace fall even though the temperature outside says it’s still very much summer.  Can’t let 90 degree weather stop me from enjoying all things pumpkin spice! First treat is for my house — a new tablecloth. It’s a small investment (this was a $3 Walmart special!), but it certainly does the job of bringing the “fall feel” into my kitchen.   Pumpkin Muffins! Once…

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How can it be Monday already?

How can it be Monday already?

It’s so hard to wake up after a long night of no sleep Last night I made the mistake of enjoying a cup of coffee at 6:30 PM.  Like a Rookie! Of course, this meant I was fully wired when it was time for bed — and I just rolled around and didn’t sleep until way too late.  I don’t know for sure how late, but it was late. I can feel it in my eyes this morning that I…

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It’s Friday! Why does it feel so strange?

It’s Friday! Why does it feel so strange?

Stress dreams I hate being late for anything. It’s a weird compulsion — stemming, no doubt, from my childhood and the fact that my dad’s former military. For whatever reason, I’ve had similar stress dreams the past few nights. In each, the day of the week is different but the theme is the same, I slept straight through something important. Last night, I slept through the assessment I am supposed to be giving my students! That’s very unlike me. And…

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Thursday things

Thursday things

I’ve gotta get a move on my bucket list! We’re two weeks into September and I only checked off one item from my list.  That’s a shame!  Some things are going to be easy to check off (Looking at you Guac Day and Coffee Day!)… other things are going to have to be scheduled in and purposefully accomplished.   Reading time Going to have to get some reading time in on my book — Notice how I wrote “Girl” when…

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Weigh in Wednesday — 9/13/17

Weigh in Wednesday — 9/13/17

What a week! There was a combination of factors that I believe led me to a crazy roller coaster of a week. First, my period was this week — and it hit me like a sack of potatoes.  Second, there was lots of panic about Hurricane Irma coming and I was totally freaking out by mid-week… which caused a bit of stress eating.  Third, the weather really was crappy at the start of the week.  We had some minor street…

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Tuesday’s Treats

Tuesday’s Treats

This Week’s Treats Nails! Gave myself a mani/pedi this weekend for my weekly treat.  Was originally going to go with a friend — but she rescheduled and my hands needed some love!  This photo shows how they look today, after a few days of wear — and I think they’re holding up nicely!   Palm Care! Self Care reminder:  When you rip up your hands on the pull-up bar, let ’em heal!  I don’t have a before pic, but this…

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We Saw IT and survived!

We Saw IT and survived!

This past Saturday, we went to see the newly released version of the Stephen King classic, IT.  I can’t remember exactly when the last time I saw the original two part movie with Tim Curry as the demonically other-worldly Pennywise the clown, I can say that this reboot is like watching it for the first time!   So creepy!   Hubby and some friends kept me company, but I tell ya — SOO GOOD!   The movie’s special effects were…

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Hurricane Irma?

Hurricane Irma?

This week, there’s been a lot of worry about Hurricane Irma — which is headed right for Florida and then possibly to NC.  Last year, Hurricane Matthew really hit NC hard and so many were devastated. There was lots of flooding, fallen trees, wind damage, and widespread and prolonged power outages.  Some areas still aren’t recovered and it’s nearly a year later. To think that we could be hit again is super scary — and I’m praying that one of…

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Thursday things

Thursday things

Thirsty Thursday Lives on! Remember this double wall insulated water cup?  It’s still going strong! I have noticed, in bringing it with me to the gym and back on the regular, that it’s not as “thermally insulated” as it’s been in the past.  The ice just seems to melt super quick — even now that the temperatures are less than 100.   Maybe it’s time for a new water jug/bottle?   Hubby has a Yeti mug for his milk/water/iced drink…

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