Friday, March 27, 2009

My trip to the grocery store this morning.

After the Girl and I dropped the Boy off at school this morning we went to the grocery store to pick up a few things that were on sale this week. We got what we needed and checked out. Then we went over to the pharmacy that's located in the store to get some Calmoseptine ointment. (It's usually used in nursing homes, but we use it for really really bad diaper rash) I asked for the tube of it and it turns out that they stock it on the shelves now. They used to have it behind the counter and you had to pay the pharmacy for it.

Anyway, they grab a tube for us and I go back to the checkout lines to pay for it. The checkout lady grabs the tube and says, "just the toothpaste?" (She didn't really look at it) The Girl proceeds to announce to her and the entire store, "NO, it for my BUTT, it has an ouchie!" You could tell it took everything the checkout lady had not to burst out laughing. Then she notices that the Girl has her coat on backwards. (Yeah, that's the new thing in our house. Whatever, I don't fight the clothes battle.)

I think it might be awhile before I go back to that store.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009


WOOHOO! I just did my official Wednesday weigh-in for Weight Watchers. I have hit my 10% milestone. I feel great. A little bittersweet in that so many in my town and state are suffering with rising waters this week.

Shrink Into Summer!

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Time for a new challenge from the lovely people over at Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans ! This challenge will be 8 weeks with mini challenges in between. Yeah! I am very excited. This challenge will lead me up to about a month before my brother's wedding and the dreaded bridesmaid dress.

1. Lose 10#
2. Get back into the exercise groove. (I got burnt out from the last few weeks of our health challenge at work)
3. Get back to tracking my points on

Here we go!!
Starting challenge weight: 189.8# (by the way, that is 4.8 lbs from my 30 by 30 goal and I have until May 9th)

Edited at 11:50am central time to put in today's official weight

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Kiss Me I'm Shrinking-Final Weigh In

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It is the final week of the challenge over at The Sisterhood so here are my final numbers.

Weight loss for week three= .5#

For the challenge:
Starting weight=196
Ending weight=192.2
Total Loss= 3.8#

My goal for the challenge was 4 pounds. I didn't quite get it, but I am ok with that. I have stepped up my workouts quite a bit the last 2-3 weeks to get points for our Health Challenge at work. Going into the final week my team pulled ahead by 20. It will all be over on Sunday and then I can go back to a more reasonable workout routine. I can't do 6 days a week or more. I won't stop all together, obviously. I will just scale it back to 4-5 days and I won't beat myself up if I don't get that.

I had a dr appt the other day. I have been on meds for my blood pressure for nearly 2 years now. Even with the meds my blood pressure was 125-135 over 85-90. At my dr appt the other day my bp was 114/74. I was so excited and my dr was all but jumping up and down. Hopefully when I get more weight off, she will let me start weaning myself off the meds to see what happens. I would LOVE that!! I am way too young to be on them.

Thanks for reading! :)

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Kiss Me I'm Shrinking-Week 2 weigh in

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Week 2 of 3 is gone. No change this week. Oh well. I am doing a lot of exercising to get points for our health challenge at work, so I am hoping that some fat is turning to muscle. ;)

The mini challenge this week was to get all 5 servings of fruits and veggies at least 5 out of the 7 days. I am proud to say I did do that.

My goal for this challenge was a total of 4lbs so I need to lose about another pound to meet my goal. I am also about 7.5lbs away from my 30 by 30 goal.

Update on our Health Challenge at work:
My team and the team in 1st had been neck and neck until last week. Then somehow they got ahead of us by 150 points. Well, we kicked it into gear this last week and we are now only down by 60 points. To quote my husband, "you girls are just psycho enough to pull this off." Not sure if that is a compliment or not, but we'll take it. GOOD WORK BETH & TRACIE!! We can do it!

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Kiss Me I'm Shrinking-Week 1 weigh in

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Week 1 turned out better than I had thought it would.

Down 3.3#

Current weight: 192.7 (almost ready to say good bye to the 190s!!!)

In all fairness I think the weight I had last week was due to the monthly visit of your friend and mine so most of this week's weight was more than likely just bloat.

But it has given me this.....

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Monday, March 2, 2009

BornFit Workout Wear

Check out these awesome workout clothes! I love them. They are cute and look very comfy.

I think my favorite is the Lindsey tee. How about you?

Also check out the awesome giveaway from my friends over at the Shrinking Jeans!