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Another Great Weekend Thrifting!

Besides being rainy and cold at times, we had a great weekend this past weekend.  It was chaotic, as usual, but that seems to be our normal these days. I spent Saturday morning couponing and going to a couple of Dollar Stores.  I was able to find some absolutely A-DORABLE farmhouse themed decor pieces.  If you haven’t checked your local…

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The Lowest Point In A Woman’s Life

My oldest daughter, Kristen, is in college.  During her first semester, one assignment was to interview someone and write a paper based on their answer to this question:  What is the lowest point of a woman’s life? WOW.  What a deep question and one that really can’t be answered lightly.  She decided to interview me, her mom.  I took a…

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Day 2: Weight Loss In One Day?

It’s day 2 of the 4 day weight loss challenge but before I go into details about today’s plan let me recap on day 1 and how well that went. Surprising it went really well!!  I started the morning at 5 am (this is not normal for me but I had stayed at David’s house for the weekend and had…

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Day 1: 4 Day Weight Loss Challenge…Let’s Do This!

It’s Monday, April 2nd, 2018. It’s also day 1 of the 4 day weight loss challenge that I have decided to do.  This is the first step in taking back my life and taking back my control. I’ve started the morning at 5 am, getting up and dressed, making the drive back from spending the weekend in Crossville.  On the…

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The 4 Day Weight Loss Challenge: Prep Time!

So if you follow my blog and you read the previous post, you know that I am about to start a 4 day weight loss challenge on Monday, April 2nd.  I have encouraged all of you to jump in and join this with me in order to jump start our journey to get healthy this year (yeah I know I’m…

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The 4 Day Weight Loss Challenge!

If you read one of my previous posts (Starting My Weight Loss Journey..Again!), you know that I am on a mission to get healthy and fit this year, or at least before my wedding, which by the way we have now set a date for May of 2019. I came across a 4 day weight loss challenge meme on facebook…

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Life Of a Softball Mom…

It’s that time of year again…..softball season.  The season of bruises, stain removers, long drives, cold nights, hot dogs for supper, and your favorite team shirt to show your support.  And we LOVE EVERY MINUTE of it!!! Both of my daughters have played softball since they could first hold a bat and swing at a ball on a T.  We…

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My Babies Are Making Me Old

It doesn’t get any easier each year to wake up on the mornings of my daughters’ birthdays and realize that not only are they one year older but that I am too.  Actually, I feel like I age 2 years for every one of theirs.  My youngest baby turned 16 this past week. I still remember the day she was…

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Starting My Weight Loss Journey….Again!

Six and a half years ago my life changed forever in more ways than one. The biggest change was that I was starting through a divorce. My now ex husband decided that we just weren’t compatible any longer and that my weight was part of the issue. I was about 70 lbs overweight at the time. When we first started…

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