Monday, April 25, 2011

Note To Self....Drink Your Water, Stupid!

And yes, I would love to look like this at goal!  ( in my dreams)

Anyway, I went for a fill today and told Dr Freidman that I have been very tired lately.  Like always, he goes down the list of "do you eat this and that and asked how much water had I been drinking?"  Hmmm, not much.  Well, where's my "stupid" sign?  The doctor said the first symptom of dehydration is lethargy.  So, I have been drinking and peeing like crazy!

I find that after almost a year from surgery, I need to go back to the basics.  I have been slowly slipping back to old bad habits.  I'm ready to finally reach my goal weight.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Still Letting Go

No one tells you how difficult it is to let go a little more each year.  I have 5 kids, they range from age 34-20.  All of them live in AZ and I live in FL.  I try to go to AZ as much as I can, but I am working now, I have 2 dogs and it is very expensive when I go there.  None of them can afford to come here.  In fact my daughter is coming next weekend with my grand daughter as a birthday gift to her......but really it's for me!

Most of the kids moved out many years ago.  I got used to it, but then again, we lived in AZ.  We would have a big dinner at our house at least once a month and we saw the kids often.  We moved due to my husbands' work and have been out of the state for 7 years now.  I won't lie, most of the time I think I am better off not being too near to the kids.  I know that sounds crazy but I don't deal with stress very well.  I guess I feel like I have to fix all of their problems and when I can't, the guilt is more than I can bear.  I feel more guilty because I am far away and I am no help in an emergency.  I put this pressure on myself really.

Add the fact that my husband has to travel for work and I am alone most of the time, and you have psyco mom!  I feel needy and whiny, sad, lonely, get the drift.  I end up pissing off the kids in the end.  I talk to my daughter everyday.  If I can't reach her during the day, I think she is dead or something.  I over react.  I need to find a way to step back and let them live their lives.  I seem to have a terrible sense of doom.  It's not just with my kids.  I freak out if I can't reach my husband too.  I am afraid of losing people in my life.

I know my kids love me.  I just need to find a way to let go even more than I already have.

Happy Easter Everyone

Monday, April 18, 2011

Wholly Guacamole!

WG_100Cal_SnackPack_6oz-copy-1I might be a little late to find out about this product, but I wanted to share about how good it is.  I saw this on The Biggest Loser and had to try it.  Let me tell you, it is fantastic!  I used Boar's Head Oven Roasted Turkey, sharp cheese and baby romaime lettuce and the guacamole.  I put the chese on top of the turkey and spread the guacamole, then aded the lettuce and rolled it up.  I took it to the beach and totally enjoyed myself.  I plan to fix this a lot for myself, especially when my husband travels for work.  I do not cook much when he is gone.  I hope you get a chance to try it!

Have a great day!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Navarre Beach Flash Mob!

Navarre Beach Flash Mob

This is the Flash Mob I did in March!  We also did a 2 hour Zumbathon.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Big Thank You To Jen!

Check out my fabulous new blog design!!!!!  I love it....Jen you did a great job!

Thank you so much!

Miss Vickie

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Hot Sweaty Mess!

This was taken last night after an hour long session of Zumba Toning.  I was pooped!

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Flash Mob and Zumbathon

Me and my Zumba Instructor, Jamie
OMG, I had such a great time!  We danced for almost 3 hours and raised quite a bit of money for Relay For Life.  Never in my whole life would I have thought about doing such things as a Flash Mob!  Losing weight has really made me so much more comfortable in my own skin.  I am so grateful for my band.
Flash Mob on the Navarre Beach Pier ( I have the red visor on)