Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Weigh-in Day.

Tuesdays are my usual Weight Watchers meetings. I go on lunch hour, and usually skip out before the meeting is over so that I have time to eat. Today I took a new approach. I got my food and brought it into the meeting. Well, that actually works out better for me. I don't feel so rushed that way it turns out.
So, to weigh in I decided that every little bit counts. I took off my watch, necklace and earrings. Guess what?! I lost weight again. I am now down a total of 5 pounds. Only 17 more to go. That's all for now, so until next time, God bless.

Friday, March 26, 2010

I'm Superwoman!

Okay, today has been a beautiful day. And I feel like superwoman to top it all off. I got to work on time, got Claire to day care on time and even had time for breakfast and coffee. I know...Superwoman, right?! Well not so fast. I got to work and Christopher called me. "Did you leave me the car seat?" Dun-dun-dun *insert dramatic music here*. Nope, I forgot. That's all right, I'll come get it he tells me.
So, I commute. That means that he had to drive all the way into another town. He's waiting for me at the bank which is across town from where I work. And when I say across town I mean that I'm at the almost very East side of town and the bank is at the very West side. Okay, so I get ready, and Boom! I'm off. I walk fast to my car, jump in, and start driving.
I'm cutting in and out of traffic driving as fast as possible without breaking the law (too bad anyways). I make it to the bank in record time. Give my husband the car seat, sign a check for him to cash and then back across town I go. I tanned and even had time to eat lunch. Again, I'm Superwoman.
Other than that I'm just ready for this weekend. I'm anxious about the challenge that I've given myself for tomorrow. We'll see how much I get done. Until next time, God bless.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Technology Addiction.

I admit it. I'm addicted. Hello my name is Misty and I'm addicted to technology. Yesterday when I got home we had pizza. You have to love pizza night, no cooking for me! Anyways, we had an early dinner because everyone was "STARVING". We put Claire to bed a little earlier than usual since she was being a little grump. You could tell she was tired, but she was fighting it. Sleep finally won over the little girl.
So Chris and I got some adult time in before he had to get ready for work. All of a sudden he turned to me and said "I bet that you can't stay off of the computer tonight." I'll take that bet and prove him wrong, so I told him "You're on". Turns out, he was right. Sad, I know.
I was sitting down, relaxing watching TV and cleaning the house on commercial breaks. Should have been perfectly happy with that, but I wasn't. I kept on glancing at the laptop. "Just for a minute" I told myself. Who was I kidding?
I stayed on the computer off and on until I got ready for bed. I texted Chris telling him of my defeat. What's wrong with me that I can't stay off of that thing for 24 hours?! Then I got to thinking, I would get so much more done if I just shut some technology out of my life for 24 hours.
So here's my challenge; This Saturday I'm going to try to go without the television, or computer all day. I'm going to see how much I actually can get accomplished without those things to distract me. I'm still going to have my cell phone but will only use it for calls made to me, or replies to text messages. I'm also still going to have the radio and/or CD player. (I'm the kind of person that can't stand it being too quiet if I'm trying to work.) But other than that I'm going to try not to turn on the TV or computer. Wish me luck. Until next time, God bless.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

There's Less Of Me To Look At!

Today has been busy. I got up (late) got around and got Claire around. She was such a cuddle bug. It was to the point that I just wanted to lay down with her and snooze the day away. But alas, I got her around and dressed as well as myself.
I got to work sat there, sat there, sat there....then it was time for my dentist appointment. Good news, I have a good clean mouth! No cavaties, no gum problems, none of it! Yeah me. So went back to work, sat there for an hour. Then to my Weight Watchers meeting.
On the way to the meeting I spaced and drove right past the meeting site. Let's just say I was tired. So, got there and took off my shoes. Time to face the music. She wrote something down. "Did I gain?" 0.8 she said. Oh well, it happens. So I was a little dissapointed and went to go sit down to put on my shoes. So, I decided to look at my weight she wrote down to see how much I weighed now. I lost....LOST 0.8 pounds. Not gained, lost!
So that made my day a little better. When I got home I drove up in the drive to a little girl and her daddy playing in the front yard. Made my day when she started screaming "Momma! Momma! Momma!" so, there's my day in a nut shell. Until next time, God bless.

Monday, March 22, 2010


This weekend has been CRAZY. I actually didn't end up going anywhere but it was still crazy. Friday it was a warm, sunny, beautiful 70 degrees outside. Hello spring time! NOT! When we woke up Saturday morning it was nothing but snow outside. I guess that gave me a chance to get things doen around the house. Or so I thought.
I got the kitchen cleaned and straightened and laundry sorted to do Sunday. I hung out with Claire and Christopher. I was trying to teach Claire the Potty Dance. She loves the song, but makes up her own dance moves. Other than that we just napped and hung out, It was so nice.
Sunday I woke up ready to tackle the laundry monster. Well, the washer has been leaking (which I have told Christopher about...his response; "It'll be okay, keep doing the laundry") and Sunday it started backing up the kitchen sink whenever I ran the washer. Well, Chris's grandpa came over and helped snake the drain. So far so good. Although I can't tell if the washer is still leaking since there is now a very large puddle in our garage. So right now I'm looking at washers and dryers at Lowes online and drooling.
Anyways, that was my weekend. So until next time, God bless.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Go me! Okay. I know that it's been awhile since I've blogged and I'm sorry. Here it goes. The last few days I've been sick. I've had to drag my but into work since we're short handed and not allowed to call in. Fun stuff I know. So I'm at work making it through the days and each day starting to feel a little bit better. Until,...ta-da! I think I've finally kicked whatever it is that I've had for the past week and a half.
Go me. Claire had it first, then I got it and now it's daddy's turn. Poor daddy (not my daddy, Claire's daddy). I called him this afternoon to find something out and he sounded HORRIBLE. Came home and he was in bed with Claire watching TV. He was so ready to go to bed. I tried to get him to call in, but he has a strong, strong work ethic. He's the kind of person who has to be physically not able to work before he'll call in.
Okay, so yesterday was my weight watchers meeting. I went on my lunch break so that I wouldn't have to go after work. I stepped on the scales.....I lost 1.5 pounds! I was so excited. Of course today I used some weekend points up. (That's what I call them anyways.) I just have to buckle down then next few days. So, until next time, God bless.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Time Change....BOO!

So.....is there anyone out there on the Internet that actually LIKES the time change? I don't know about anyone else, but it seriously messes with me. I don't mind the fall back time change too much. But the "Spring Forward" thing and I are not friends. In general I just wish that we didn't have to mess with our clocks.
It never fails. I forget to change a clock in the house and I'm like; "Oh, I'm ahead of schedule" or, "Crap! I'm going to be late.". This isn't helped by the fact that my watch is always the last thing to be set. So after that moment of panic, or joy depending on the situation I look at my wrist watch and am sitting there thinking, "Huh?...I can't be THAT far off of schedule....oh yeah.".
And it always seems like it's harder to get out of bed. At first I thought that it was just me since I'm the kind of person hat thinks "If I push my alarm just one more time I can still get there and have time to drop Claire off." But, when I got Claire up this morning I realized that no, it isn't just me. Either that or my daughter is a lot like me.
Usually Claire is decent in the mornings. I'll turn on her lamp and she'll usually sit up, rub her eyes, and then stretch her arms out so I can pick her up. Well there was none of that today. I turned on her lamp. She put her blanket over her head.
See?! It's the time change. So there's my two cents on the matter. Until next time, God bless.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

It's been crazy...

All right, so my last update was my Weight Watchers meeting. It's been a crazy week. Claire is finally getting over her cold, just as I'm getting it. I don't want to use up all of my sick days so I'm back at work. Working through a cold sucks, but you gotta do what you gotta do.
Last night, I didn't get home at my usual time since I had to go to the grocery store. I went, got out in the puring rain, and headed home. And what did I find you might ask. I found a sleeping toddler and husband. That's all right with me, that way I can get a little bit more work done.
So there I was, chopping bell peppers, onions, peeling and slicing potatoes, all the while browning hamburger meat. I felt like little miss susie home-maker. When I got all of that stuff ready I put it in the oven and set my timer.
House work time. I got the toys picked up, wanted to do more, but then I had to get Chris up for work. Unfortunatley dinner wasn't ready in time. Left-overs it was. That's all right, Claire and I enjoyed our mexican meatloaf. (I even had *looks from left to right* a BEER....shhhh....don't tell.)
So, we had dinner I gave Claire a bath and was about to brush her teeth. She was standing up on the counter and went to reach for something behind the sink. BOOM! She feel into the sink and hit her head on the faucet. I felt so bad. I scooped her up and was trying to calm her down all the while trying not to cry myself. She now has a goose egg above her right eye. I was so paronid that I had to wake her up 2 hours after she went to sleep to make sure that she was okay.
This morning she was her normal happy self, her goose egg was almost gone too! I know, kids are going to get bumps and bruises, I just feel bad when she does. So until next time, God bless.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Buh-Bye Fatty...

Okay. Dealing with a sick kiddo for the last three days has been crazy on my eating this week. Either I've been eating everything in site, or not at all. And I haven't been tracking my food at all these last 4 days. I figured that since I had my weekly points allowance I had some give.
Well...it turns out that I was right. I had to take Claire with me to my Weight Watchers meeting. Her fever had broke, and I figured we'd go in I'd get weighed and we'd sit for 5-10 minutes tops and then high-tail it out of there.
We got there, and I was trying to get everything situated, I got my things that I needed out and was getting Claire's things settled (I even put her name one of the Weight Watchers name tags). Then it was my turn to step on the scales.
The moment of truth was upon me. I was trying so hard not to hold my breath. 154...I had to do a double take. "You mean I actually LOST weight?!" I guess all that running around the house trying to keep it clean, entertain Claire, and tend to her needs has done me some good. So to subway and then home we went for some family time.
I'm just ready for Claire to feel better. She's had a runny nose and a bad cough since Saturday night. I took her to the doctor on Sunday and was told that it's a virus and needs to run its course. I've had to call in the last two days to take care of her and now I think that I've caught whatever it is that she has. Yuck!
My poor baby. She's acting like she feeling better though, so that's good. She had half of a little pizza from Subway, which means that she's getting her appetite back. (I know pizza isn't the healthiest thing but it's something that I know that she eats and eats well.) Hopefully she'll continue to get better. Until next time, God bless.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Sick baby.... :(

All day yesterday and today I've dealt with a sick little girl. Claire has had a fever up to 104. Trust me, she is not a happy camper. She's clingy and fussy. I had to call in today to take care of her.
You would think that with her not feeling well she would want to sleep it off. But no, not my kid. She's tired, you can tell that she is, but she wants to stay up. i tried to even get her to lay down with me and her daddy. She would start to drift off, and then BAM! She's back up.
I feel so helpless not being able to make her better. I've finally gotten her fever down switching Tylenol and Motrin every other dose. I just wish that I could make her all better. I'm praying that tomorrow goes much better. Until next time...God bless.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

I'm here for the party....

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Gretchen Wilson party at Tumbleweeds last night was so fun! In my pearl snap shirt, jean mini-skirt, cowboy boots and big hoop earrings I fit right in. I was looking sexy if I do say so myself.
Let me tell you, the place was PACKED. There wasn't any room to move around (we were probably 10 feet from the stage). It was not good for my claustrophobia. I had to move further back, but we still had fun. My husband on the other hand got close enough to shake Gretchen Wilson's hand.
Too bad the whole night couldn't go off drama free. It seemed like everywhere you turned someone was either pissed off or fighting. LIGHTEN UP PEOPLE!
After 2 hours of sleep I got up to a sick baby. My husband is a saint and stayed up with her so that I could sleep for another hour. He finally woke me up so that he could go get some work done out of town. So I was still a little tired.
My poor baby, she doesn't act like she feels too bad, but she took a 3 hour nap and is running a fever with a cough and a runny nose. I just hope that she can sleep it off tonight and be all better in the morning. Praying for healing. Until next time, God bless.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Ain't Nobody Don't Like Me I'm Just So Fresh and So Clean...

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Okay, today was a much better day. I read through all of my Weight Watchers week 1 materials. This Saturday I plan on going shopping for some healthier groceries (referred to around here as "Mommy Food"). It sounds silly, it's only the second day and I already feel better. I think that it's just the fact that I'm starting out on the right track again.
Anyways, I am so glad that this week is almost over. Tomorrow I get to go all country. We're going to the Gretchen Wilson concert at Tumbleweeds! I bought myself a jean mini-skirt, a pearl snap shirt, and even some cowboy boots. Yes, as my coworker put it..."Oh, you're one of THOSE girls." Yup, sure am. I'm gonna wear those boots with my skirt, and it's going to look dang cute!
Until that time comes, I had a BLAST with Claire tonight. She was in such a good mood. I got her to use the potty again! And she gave lots and lots of kisses tonight. I love my life! Until next time, God bless.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Weight Watchers Momentum...Day 1

All right, first day of Weight Watchers Momentum plan. I woke up and had my breakfast, corn bread and milk with a cup of coffee. Everything was going pretty well today. Except for the fact that I wanted to eat because I was bored. I am the type of person that when there's nothing to do I stuff my face. Not good I know.
I am very proud of myself though. I didn't go over my points today! I even ate healthier than I've been eating in awhile. If I can keep it up like this all week I'll be actually looking forward to stepping on the scales.
I came home today and I was a little cranky though. I wasn't used to have to be controlling my portions so I was hungry. Chris can't wait for me to get used to Weight Watchers again so I'm not so grumpy. I think that I'll be fine.
Now trying to decide....do I get a scale....or not? Until next time, God bless.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

My First Weight Watchers Meeting...

Okay, since yesterday was such a good day today decided to balance it out. CRAPPY. Got up late, rushed to work, coffee maker went crazy. Let's just say that I've had better.
I got to my Weight Watchers gave them my monthly pass that I bought online and stepped on the scales.....the moment of truth was upon me. I was trying not to hold my breath as she wrote down that number that was on the scale. 156 lbs. That means that my BMI is 25% "moderatley overweight". Ugh!
Good new: I'm 4 lbs lighter than I thought I was. Bad news: I have 23 more to lose. It'll take a lot of work, but it'll be worth it. Anything worth doing isn't going to be easy.
When I got home I was so happy. I had a little girl that saw me and started screaming at the top of her lungs with excitement. And a husband who was all ready with the hugs and kisses.
I know today's post is short, but I'm tired and it's been a long day. So until next time, God bless.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Have you ever...

Today was such and amazing day, especially for a Monday. I got to push the snooze button a few extra times, spent time with Christopher and Claire this morning, and had coffee and breakfast. If a day that starts out like that it's a very, very good thing.
Well, let me tell you the day didn't dissapoint. It was a good day, hardly any unhappy customers. I got to go tanning at lunch and had a great lunch of baked potato. It got even better when I got home today. Claire was there to greet me at the door, and Chris was right behind. It makes a person feel loved to see those smiling faces.
After Claire's in bed today and I got on Facebook I got to thinking about old friends. Relationships that have come and gone, and may still be there. I want to strengthen my relationship with old friends. I want to strengthen my relationship with my family, my husband, and most of all, God.
Today's post is serious, so...to lighten it up....I've decided since I can't get the things that I need for my bow making at walmart, I'm going to get them either from Hobby Lobby or online. I'm going to research, and pratice until I know how to make the bows that I want to make. I want to make curly bows, and, well, just all kinds. So, until next time, God bless.