Skip to main content

motivation monday

Another Monday!
Well, Saturday I didn't do too good but it was expected so it was kinda a planned cheat day...actually a planned cheat meal. For dinner I  had hot wings, beer and chex mix! It was my nieces b-day. The positive thing about that day is that I did not have any cake. I just said no. And it was not just cake. My sis n law make the best pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting but now I have the will power to say no and I love it. Not only did I say no but everyone kept telling me to just have it. Then they cut me a piece and handed me the plate. I just put it back on the counter. hehehe.  I just think that if I did have it that it would be so good and I would get hooked on sweets again. I really don't want to fall off the wagon.

So back to motivation. I always have to read this poster. It's been about 4 weeks since I was truly committed. And about 3 weeks ago is when I started blogging about it.

So even though the scale is not where I want it to be I went down another knotch in my belt! And my pants are fitting much better. And the other day I went Marshalls to get some skinny jeans and every pair that I tried on fit! I remember I use to go the stores and try on 4 or 5 pairs of jeans and none of them fit but this was a breeze!
Hope everyone else is having a positive week


Popular posts from this blog

Get a Hobby!

Hobbies help you improve your mental health and well being because  you're engaging the creative network in your brain, you are challenging you mind and keeping it sharp. Its also a stress reduction. When you concentrate on your hobby it is clearing your mind of other distractions. It makes you happy! It makes you interesting! If you are married its important to have other things, separate things that make you happy.  Don't rely on your spouse to make you happy. You both need to find happiness in the things that you enjoy and since happiness is contagious it will rub off on your spouse. You also need to give your spouse space so they can enjoy things they love to do, its important to keep your identity in a marriage! You can still "find yourself" while being married. (I've been married over 20 years) You don't need to rely on people to make you happy! People will let you down, they have there own obligations they have to tend to so if you a

Your First Sewing Machine!

2020 has been a great year for sewing machine sales! Joanne's can't seem to keep them in stock. People making masks as well as others picking up new hobbies due to quarantine and with Christmas around the corner this might even be on your list! So are you looking to buy a sewing machine? If you are in the market for a new Sewing machine you might be a bit perplexed with all the different features. In fact sewing machines range from $100 up to..well there are some in the $12,000 range! So I'm going to keep it simple and share 3 key features to look for in your sewing machine investment. 1. Needle up/down feature : This means when you are sewing a project and you stop you can indicate that you want the needle down into the project so your fabric stays in place when you need to pivot or make adjustments to the fabric. 2. Automatic needle threader : this saves time (and frustration) by threading the needle for you. 3. Needle position right to left: This allows you to stitch

Car seat canopy covers

This is a must have in the summer heat I had a summer baby, born in July!  And I wanted her to have privacy when out in public but there was no way I was going to drape a blanket over her so as a sewer I came up with a solution! Moms are problem solvers!