Thursday, October 25, 2012

Just Three More Weeks

In three weeks I will be done with my final two classes to get my degree. I am, as usual, behind. I will be so damn glad when this is over.

On the weight loss front: last week I lost zero pounds, the week before one pound. I've been one pounding it (or no pounding it) for the last nine weeks. I have to get my ass in gear. I want to hit 100 pounds down by my one year "lose this fat ass" anniversary. By February 27 I need to lose 38 pounds to reach that goal. Thirty-eight pounds in four months. I better be able to do that. How friggen pathetic if I don't.

You all have my permission to tell me I am pathetic if on February 27 I do not weigh less than 217 pounds.

The next three weeks I'll be with my face Word and buried under books. I may not be commenting on your blogs much now but I am reading.  After Nov. 17 I will return to leaving lame comments on your posts.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

I'm Here-ish

Another two weeks gone by. When the ability to construct coherent sentences is lost, bullet points to the rescue!
  • Last weekend I had massive sinus headache. I attributed it to the change in weather and tried to tough it out.
  • This weekend it got worse.
  • Monday to the doctor.
  • Sinus infection, double ear infection, and streaky red throat.
  • I thought I was getting some energy back and was starting to kick mono to the curb and then got the head crud.
  • The nine year old brought home the dreaded "There is a case of lice in your child's class" letter. They were all checked and will be checked again in two weeks. Oh Lord please do not let us get lice!!
  • Ken is doing ok. He sounds phlegmy but says it is nasal. I have to remember I'm not his mother and let it go. Next CAT Scan is mid-November.
  • I'm pretty much bringing up the rear is Allan's challenge. I've been averaging one pound a week.
  • Yeah, not setting the world on fire here.
  • Down to 255.
  • The challenge is 1200 calories, I've been more like 1400.
  • I have been more sedentary than usual with the whole not feeling good thing.
  • I think the stress is effecting my weight loss.
  • Now, that isn't me making a big excuse- there have been no paleo free range pumpkin muffin lattes here. I think it is a small factor. Small.
  • Lisa inspired me to bust out my giant hula hoop again. Prior to the head crud, the girls & I were having fun with it.
  • I still can't keep the damn thing up.
  • My nine year old spins this giant hoop like a pro! It's so funny to see this little stick kid with this huge hoop.
  • The four year old has mastered the kid hoop.
  • Mama is the only hoop challenged female in the house.
  • To all my bitchez out there dealing with some serious shit lately- I'm hoping you will each find peace in your circumstances. You are strong and can handle this situation. Love you all.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012


I figured I should post something since Norma gave me such a nice shout out. I have no brain power to come up with a post. Allan to the rescue! Allan listed some questions for FMT (Friend Making Tuesday, good thing cuz I prefer to make my friends on Tuesdays).

1) I am how many years old, weigh this much, and aspire to weigh this much....

         I am 43. I weigh 257. I started at 317 on February 27, 2012. My doctor told me he would be   happy if I weighed 170-180. I really have no idea what my goal weight is. Right now I am aiming for 175 and will reevaluate when I get there. FYI, I am 5'10".

2) I am following a great plan, and this is what I do....

        I try to eat foods that don't have ingredients. You know- chicken, eggs, pears, carrots, romaine, etc. I drink a swimming pool worth of water every day.

3) When faced with a decision of whether to eat something in moderation or abstain, I choose to....

     Dude, I weigh 257 pounds, I have to abstain. I know I am not strong enough for moderation right now. If I eat some crap it is very hard for me to get back on track. I admit it, I am weak when it comes to food.

4) I am employed as this, or I am not working but used to be this...

        I am a bookkeeper/accountant. In two months I will have that piece of paper that says I am an accountant. Never mind I've been doing it for 17 years.

5) I have pets, and they are, named....

      I don't have a pet right now. We had to put down our beloved Boxer mix, Bernice, a few months ago. I still miss her. She was the world's best dog, there will never be another dog like her.

6) My favorite snack food is.... and I can eat this many of them...

       I love anything chocolate. I can eat a ton of it. Just because I can doesn't mean I should.

7) I blog because......

         I've been blogging for years but only since February here. I always said blogging was free therapy. I've got a great group of blog buds whom I refer to as my tribe (in my head I call some of them "mah bitchez" I don't do that here because I don't want to offend anyone). I love the support I have here.

Uh, yeah...the end.