Tuesday, March 1, 2011


Wowee my daughter rocked my world by creating this awesome blog spot for me.  It is amazing how teens just get in there and do it and don't worry about mistakes or how things might not work.  I need some of that gumption in my day to day world.  Just not caring if I am perfect, or if I make mistakes.  Another lesson learned from the young.  

I am in a much better place this week than last week.  Still have the volleyball drama. I had some stinkin' thinkin'. Although, with a bit of an attitude adjustment (on my part) and lots and lots of venting, I am more at peace with it all and can't let that stuff eat me alive. I noticed that my daughter wanted to "eat bad" to deal with her emotions one night. Uh Oh!  Not the example I want to pass on to my daughter. I hear the alarm bell ringing and I need to nip that in the bud quick.  

I did start my training for my 1/2 marathon. Who am I kidding?  All of one day..that is not gonna work. I am gonna find myself on the shag wagon.  And no race finish BLING. Ok, I admit, it's the medal at the end that I do all of this for.  The bigger the bling, the better.  I look to see what race has the best bling.  San Francisco has it topped off with a beefy fireman at the finish line with a one of a kind Tiffany necklace.  That's a gift worth running for. giggle. Back on the subject of staying with the exercise.  I do have a plan. Really. I was able to run for 30 minutes straight and I did not die.  I also had some entertainment. My husband doing Wii active and loved to watch him try to grapevine on the stepper. Oh my.  

I think I am going to try to motivate myself using Stickk.com.  I read about it in a magazine. I just have to decide what my motivator is going to be.  Will I give money to a charity or a person that I hate if I fall off the wagon?  Or to a charity I love that will benefit from my lack of structure?  I wonder how many bloggers in this blogosphere have tried this reverse mentality and bet against themselves.  

Next week I get my first fill. I am ready. I have no restriction and so I feel like I eat like I used too. Not as bad...It has been 8 weeks since a McDonalds hamburger or fries has crossed my lips. And I have to say I don't miss fast food at all!!!!  Now I have had McD iced tea.  And they made the "mistake" last week and gave me sweet tea and it was so yummy.  

Another long volleyball tournament day and my 18th anniversary are this weekend.  Hope to stay on track and will update all on the fill situation.  Oh and I lost another pound..whoooo hooo.  My dear daughter said she would update my ticker.  

Running is a lot like life. Only 10 percent of it is exciting. 90 percent of it is slog and drudge.  by David Bedford



  1. Interesting reverse psychology....good luck.

  2. Cute design! We shoud all be more teenagerish sometimes. :)

  3. Good luck on the fill. I had my first fill on 2/15 and it went great. I can't wait for my next one because, like you, I still don't feel a lot of restriction. I feel like I can eat a fairly normal sized meal. We'll get there though. Keep up the great work!

  4. well happy anniversary and love the blog design :)