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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-22-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 4,328
Posted By BlueStateMama
I'm in!  No more travel plans and our computer...

I'm in!  No more travel plans and our computer woes are over so I can post ON TIME finally! 
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-22-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,517
Posted By BlueStateMama
FINALLY got all of viruses off our computer and...

FINALLY got all of viruses off our computer and can post again!  139 this am.  (yay!)  Slacked over the weekend but back to kicking my butt this am :) 
 
Trying to eat much cleaner (no more Lean...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-08-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,517
Posted By BlueStateMama
Hi everyone!  Back from Florida and getting back...

Hi everyone!  Back from Florida and getting back into routines here.  The good news 140!!!  My goal is to break into the 130s by next week :)  (ultimate goal is to have lost all of the extra weight...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-28-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,100
Posted By BlueStateMama
I am beyond stressed trying to pack for myself...

I am beyond stressed trying to pack for myself and the kids and board the dog, arrange for cat sitting and generally get ready for a trip to FL tomorrow.  (I'm always excited once we get in the car...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-28-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,517
Posted By BlueStateMama
Thanks ladies.  My resolve is strengthened.  I'm...

Thanks ladies.  My resolve is strengthened.  I'm packing some, doing laundry and trying to get organized to leave for our trip.  I'm heading to the gym mid am and am planning on a lean dinner and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-27-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,517
Posted By BlueStateMama
Our computer is down, but my weight is up...

Our computer is down, but my weight is up http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/greensad.gif 144. I'm leaving Sat and won't be able to weigh in Monday, but we're staying with my parents and my...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-18-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,517
Posted By BlueStateMama
I weighed in yesterday but forgot to report! ...

I weighed in yesterday but forgot to report!  142.5  (2 back to holiday parties didn't help!!)
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-10-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 1,517
Posted By BlueStateMama
I'm in, I have finally buckled down and have...

I'm in, I have finally buckled down and have been consistent with my workouts and eating habits.
 
My start:
 
142.8
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-10-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 400
Posted By BlueStateMama
Our Elf ("Birdie") is boring.  He just moves to...

Our Elf ("Birdie") is boring.  He just moves to different places every night and the kids have fun finding him when they get up.  He's not a narc, though, just a fun Christmas thing that visits each...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-03-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 369
Posted By BlueStateMama
I'm in!  Finally getting really serious about...

I'm in!  Finally getting really serious about taking this weight off.  Weekend  - rest (worked out all last week)
 
Monday:  60 min cardio
                25 minutes lifting
              ...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-13-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By BlueStateMama
Thanks Transylvania Mom :)  The only reason I...

Thanks Transylvania Mom :)  The only reason I brought up our "journey" with dinner times was I thought that perhaps someone else is dealing with the dinner/Sensory and or other issue/eating triad...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-11-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By BlueStateMama
And yes, kids won't starve, they'll eat...

And yes, kids won't starve, they'll eat eventually. Picky eating is a first world issue.
 




 
Excuse me? To say, "Picky eating is a first world issue." is so patronizing.  It's not a very...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-11-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,269
Posted By BlueStateMama
Not liking Satter's advice.  My son is on ADHD...

Not liking Satter's advice.  My son is on ADHD meds (which inhibit his hunger -so if he could opt out of eating, he WOULD start losing weight.)  He has sensory issues as well.  I always rolled my...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-15-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,419
Posted By BlueStateMama
Last night?  Out with my 10 bestie gay friends -...

Last night?  Out with my 10 bestie gay friends - margaritas and tequila (our Tuesday night thing)  This am?  LOOOOOOTS of water, lol!!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   08-15-2012, 04:06 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 6,590
Posted By BlueStateMama
Glad to see all of you working through this!  I...

Glad to see all of you working through this!  I have FINALLY gotten serious (moment of clarity, 80% of my wardrobe does not FIT me!  and I refuse to shop, I will work at this)  Next challenge around...
Forum: Meal Planning   08-15-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By BlueStateMama
Spray down a Pyrex measuring cup with Pam (or...

Spray down a Pyrex measuring cup with Pam (or your healthier preferred oil ;)  and crack an egg into it - put in microwave - in the 1 (1:30?)  minutes that takes to cook toast an english muffin and...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   08-09-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 8,610
Posted By BlueStateMama
Today I:   Got my hair colored and cut ...

Today I:
 
Got my hair colored and cut
Went grocery shopping
Cleaned and did laundry all afternoon (mostly the downstairs but gave the master bath a good once over - counters, toilet,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-27-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By BlueStateMama
Thanks Alisia!  That's helpful info...

Thanks Alisia!  That's helpful info http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/eat.gif
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-27-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By BlueStateMama
We're having a bunch of friends over for a...

We're having a bunch of friends over for a cookout tomorrow and I have a lot of random veggies from this week's CSA packet I'd like to use.  Has anyone grilled eggplant together with zucchini,...
Forum: Parenting   07-27-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,352
Posted By BlueStateMama
It was really hard for me at first.  I had DD...

It was really hard for me at first.  I had DD later into my 30s and had bad baby fever when she hit a year.  I love newborns, nursing, the young baby years...but I think that was a part of me that...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-24-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By BlueStateMama
Hi!!http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wav...

Hi!!http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/wave.gif I'm on Adderall and my son (almost 9) just got his Concerta dose doubled this summer (decline at the end of the school year - we initiated an...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-22-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,468
Posted By BlueStateMama
Also, re modesty - we were at the pool last...

Also, re modesty - we were at the pool last night and I realized that a lot of the girls' one piece suits were pretty sheer when wet.  Just an FYI when shopping if that's a concern - I'd worry more...
Forum: The Childhood Years   06-22-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,468
Posted By BlueStateMama
My DD (7) was begging for a bikini and I had...

My DD (7) was begging for a bikini and I had nixed it (didn't see the need for a "bra" on a little child) but this spring, we realized when trying on bathing suits that most of the one pieces ride...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   06-07-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 6,598
Posted By BlueStateMama
I am so sorry I spaced!  I weighed in on Monday...

I am so sorry I spaced!  I weighed in on Monday (on the doctor's mean scales too, lol) and have been so caught up with end of school madness (chaperoned two field trips all day, back to back) that I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   05-28-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 6,598
Posted By BlueStateMama
Sorry ! I forgot I didn't give my initial weigh...

Sorry ! I forgot I didn't give my initial weigh in - that was 145 - now 144 - down one pound only - "yay" holiday weekend!! :(
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