Saturday, May 16, 2009

Day 34 - Too much fun!

Jess gave me this pic the other day, and I love it. Jess is on the far left, then my niece Sandy in the middle, and me on the right. This was taken a couple of weeks ago when we all went out together. Jess and I are closer than sisters, and Sandy lived with us back in 1996 before any of us started having kids. It was a nice reunion, and I love this pic! I also noticed we all fit comfortably in this restaurant booth, lol.

I have been having a lot of fun over the past couple of months - more fun than I have had in a long time. At first, I struggled with it because I was told for so long (by ex) that I didn't deserve to have fun, and that fun = selfish. But fun has really kept me sane! I am so glad to have friends and family who are there for me during this time in my life. I am also glad that I am learning to have fun in ways that do not WRECK my diet. I don't eat or drink alcohol when I go out. The night this picture was taken, I actually drank THREE bottles of water, and ate a LUNA bar on the way, lol.

Yesterday was a very good eating day, and today has also been good. My schedule hasn't been 100% because of soccer lasting longer than I anticipated and because I also had a late night (or should I say early morning, lol). Dinner will be a big salad, and I've got a lot of water down today. I have yet another cute outfit that fit in 2007, was too small in 2008, and is way too big this summer. I was sure it would be okay, but no such luck.

I am starting strength and toning tomorrow, along with a whole new "commitment" to exercise. I figure that since I am really needing to buy new clothes, I could tie that in to exercise somehow. I am going to start rewarding myself for sticking to exercise. I figure I can squeeze out a little extra money for myself, and it's turning into a true NEED! Really, my capri's and shorts are all coming down while I walk! I don't have to use buttons anymore, lol! Yeah, it's helpful when I am in a hurry to pee, but not really any other time. I don't have a "real" belt, just some that came in jeans or pants I've bought. I have poked holes in them to make them smaller and try to wear a belt when possible, but makes this "pooch" in the back and makes my ass look bigger! I hate saggy-ass - and since I suffer from noassatall disease, it's driving me nuts.

I'll let ya'll know that plan when I get it together 100%.

Have a great weekend!


  1. What a great picture - you all look so pretty and content.

    I love your new blog look! It makes me happy just to visit you!

  2. I love the new look.

    I'm excited to hear you're going forth and adding exercise into the routine. having extra incentive to buy new clothes is always a good thing :) even when your broke; when it becomes an I have to... It makes it easier to stomach :)

    Have a great weekend and congrats on all your progress :)

  3. You look awesome in that picture! You have totally inspired me.

  4. The new blog layout seems to reflect your newfound happiness and fun. So glad for you. And the picture is beautiful.


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