A New Weight Loss Plan

Well, I’ve been doing great w/ my new work out routine. I’ve missed a day here and there, but nothing to get down about. Last week I was a little discouraged because with all the excercise I wasn’t losing any weight. Now, I’m not one to obsess too much about weight- I care more about being healthy and how I look(really, I do!). Lately almost everyone I talk to mentions how I look like I’ve lost weight. I just usually smile and say thanks, though inside I know what the scale really says.So, the other…

Time…hurry up!

Filipe is out of town for a few days and I have the house and the girls all to myself. I’m a little nervous, but it shouldn’t be too bad…I hope (fingers crossed). I do what most of us do when we want time to go by fast- stay busy. Time is such an annoying, frustrating thing. We’re always complaining that we need more of it until something comes along that we don’t like and we want to fast forward it. It’s so hard to be content with the time we have. As for this…

New Year, New Goals

At the beginning of every year I sit down with my journal and write down goals for myself. This year I was more anxious than ever to write my goals. Last year I dreaded it. I remember forcing myself to buy a journal, go to Starbucks, and write down my plan for 2007. My main goal for 2007 was simply motivation. That’s it! I remember feeling like I just didn’t want to waste time. Looking back, I did it! Not only did I have motivation, but I had motivation, for what I believe, were the…

Normality?

Ever since Cailyn was born I’ve been waiting for things to get back to normal. My time, my energy, my body, my to do list. But I’m starting to wonder if that’s even possible or what “normal” really means. I’m beginning to realize that everything I want to do comes secondary to what is most important for my kids/family. Filipe came home early today so I could run a few errands by myself. At 4 oclock I left the house in a hurry since my time is very limited with a newborn to feed every…