George Strait!!!!

Beautiful flowers I arranged  for our dinner guests Sunday night.
Beautiful flowers I arranged for our dinner guests Sunday night.
Had to take a trip to the local flower shop, so Anna could gather some information for her science project. Nick and Abbey acted like they were in the jungle!
Had to take a trip to the local flower shop, so Anna could gather some information for her science project. Nick and Abbey acted like they were in the jungle!
My husband and I
My husband and I
Baby burp cloths. Homemade for my cousins baby shower coming up.
Baby burp cloths. Homemade for my cousins baby shower coming up.

I’m jumping the gun, a bit. I don’t actually get to see him (in person) until this coming Saturday. Woohoooo!!!! I’m so excited. My good friend, Stacey, and I have tickets at the Tacoma Dome to see him. We actually saw him in concert at the Tacoma Dome about 17 years ago, too. Yippeee!!

That same day I’ll be going up to Renton for my cousins wife’s baby shower. I’m making some baby boy burp cloths. Nothing too time consuming to make, because with Nick and Abbey’s baseball and softball schedules – I honestly don’t have one night home! Well – Friday night. But that’s sort of our unofficial family night. I need to pack and clean that night anyways.

Here are some pictures of my week and what’s been going on. It’s a beautiful SUNNY day here in Oregon. I’m loving it. It’s bright, but cool outside and everything smells wonderful. Ahhhhh I love this time of year.

 

Trim Healthy Mama

Have you heard of it?! Probably so. It’s everywhere it seems. My Mom got me the book for my birthday, and although I read continuously – I’ll admit the size of this book and all the info inside – overwhelmed me at first. So I joined a few Facebook groups and started reading threads. Slowly, I think it’s starting to sink in. It’s all about insulin levels and how that affects your body, carbs, and eating healthy – every 3 hours.

It’s a little costly, accruing all the needed pantry items – but I read they last a long time. I’m doing this for myself, and for my husband. We both need to lose some weight.

I’ve tried the cheeseburger pie, baked oatmeal, hamburger patty & broccoli, peanut sauce, egg white omlettes, and all have been delicious and have left me full.

Yes, exercising and counting calories was working – but I was turning into a anxious food worrier. Counting every single calorie and fat gram and honestly – it wasn’t fun and it’s not how I want to spend my day.

So, I’m giving this a try. Cuts out “white stuff”, and the S and E meals are to be alternated to ensure a balanced “diet”. Though, I’ll be honest – it does not feel like a diet. I’m satisfied and have not had any strong cravings. I even get to put heavy cream in my coffee!!

So, I’ve been tinkering with it this past week and plan on going full steam ahead effective April 10th. My goal is to weight myself only once every two weeks. I prefer to see the numbers – measuring doesn’t motivate me. Ha.

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