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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Back home....Back on diet

We are back home now. Our vacation was great! Even Dr. Hubby relaxed. That is a miracle. LOL! It seems this year is going to be marked with some type of trip or event each month. We have a Foster Parenting conference to attend in June and NYC in July. In August we are going back to my sister's home (Just me, our 12 year old, and my Mom). I am really looking forward to that trip. We are flying so there will be no 11 hours in the car! YAY!

In September our 12 year old turns 13 and we are having a HUGE party. We are going to do an 80s Dance Club theme with a DJ. We are going to hand out friendship bracelets with the invites to get in. There is even going to be a drink (NA of course) named after the birthday girl. It is going to take lots of planning, but it is going to be so much fun.

I came home and got right back on my diet. 50 pounds by June 30th OR BUST! LOL!

Happy Wednesday!

Monday, May 26, 2008

Still vacationing

Today is the last day of our trip to NC. Yesterday we went to the beach. We had the BEST time. Last year we spent 45 minutes with 2 screaming babies who were NOT going to like the beach NO MATTER WHAT! LOL! This year they had a blast. We built sandcastles, flew a kite, and played in the water. It was actually RELAXING! Then we went and played mini golf and rode the go karts. Today we did a little shopping and ate at IHOP. I have never eaten there and NO I will not share what I ate. LOL! We ended the day with a trip to the playground. This community is so blessed with a HUGE wooden playground. I wish we had something like it.

Sis and I went over some of our NYC plans for July. It makes me very excited. We booked our plane tickets too! Tomorrow we will be driving 11 hours back to the farm. After 4 nites on an air mattress I am going to sleep like a baby in my bed.

Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend.

Saturday, May 24, 2008

At my sister's house

Well, I am at my sister's house. I did not make it to 50 pounds BUT I am at 40 pounds and thats not too bad! I have tried not to be too bummed and I have redone my goal of 50 pounds by June 30th!

I was TOTALLY satisfied with the AI finale. I am really looking forward to David Cook's first CD!

Today we traveled to Wilmington, NC. We visited the aquarium at Fort Fischer, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and a cute little zoo. It was our 2 babies first experience with zoo animals. They were VERY cute.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

3 days.....10 pounds

Well, as you can see by the title I am not going to make my goal of 50 pounds by the time I go to visit my sister. I am a little bummed. Stress has taken over and I am just in a holding pattern. The good thing is...I refuse to go backwards. My new goal is to reach 50 pounds by June 30th. I figure that is a good attainable one since that will be 1/2 a year of dieting and 1/2 the weight I want to lose!

I am so excited about the Idol finale. We are having an AI finale party on results night. I hope David Cook wins! This is about as unpredictable as the Reuben/ Clay finale.

I have been making lots of cards and I hope to share LOTS soon.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

17 days.....10 pounds

I am still not up and running at home so I am at the library AGAIN. This is a pain. Hubby is dragging his feet getting computer fixed. Argh! LOL! I miss blog surfing and everyone I "spy" on.

American Idol was ok last night. I thought..........David Archuleta did the best. I hate to admit it. Something was up with David Cook. He seemed "down." I hope they mention something tonight about what was wrong. I think it will be crazy if Jason Castro doesn't leave. He did HORRIBLE and seemed to think it was funny. I don't blame Simon for being a little ticked at him.

My diet has been a little off track. We have to decide whether to adopt our foster son by May 12th. Our other adoptions have been so easy but adding a fourth child is not such an easy decision. There are so many issues that I am not even sure what is going to happen. Our 12 year old is against it and that is one of the biggest things holding us back. All this has caused me to eat "irrationally" because I am a stress eater. I am back on track as of today!

Happy Wednesday!

Sunday, May 4, 2008

19 days.....10 pounds

I am still having computer problems. Hubby brought his laptop home from work so I could get a quick fix for my blogging withdrawl.

I am still doing well on my diet although I have had a couple "off" days. I am still hoping to hit 50 by the 23 rd! Congrats on maintaining this week Lawanda. I have found that I am getting sick of thinking about food, weight, water, exercise, calories, fat grams, and all the other "dieting" things. I look forward to reaching my goal and not having to concentrate so hard on it. I know I will always have to watch, but I hate that it takes up so much of my thoughts and time. I look forward to making a New Year's resolution that has nothing to do with my weight! I can move on to something else. How exciting!

Seeing Brooke go from AI this week was so sad. I know she needed to go, but this was the closest I have come to tearing up. I am looking forward to the finale.

Our Stampin' Up card club is making "manly" cards this month. Hmmmm.....that will be challenging. I am such a girl and working with "manly" colors isn't my strength, but I look forward to seeing what I can come up with. Especially since my stamping stuff is all boxed up and ready to go to my schoolhouse when I get it done.

Well, I hope to soon be back on a daily basis. Have a great week!