by Melanie

Staying Away From Sugar, Family Fun and a Cool Web Filter

April 14, 2015 in Family Life, Healthy Tips, Meal Ideas, Nutrition, Restaurant Food, Running, Sugar by Melanie

Hello everyone!

K, so I was playing Chutes and Ladders with my cute five year old this morning….

Playing Chutes and Ladders with J

AND, can you believe I landed on the slide with the girl who ate too many cookies and got a stomachache TWICE in a row!??!?!

Chutes and Ladders stomach ache girl

Um, ya.  That game hit a little too close to home for me.  Ha ha.

I’ve actually done a very good job of staying away from sugar the past week and I can definitely tell a difference!  The “diet” plan I’m following right now is so practical and doable.  I love it.  It might just become my “norm” from now on.

I’m basically staying away from all sugary stuff and am just trying to focus on healthy, clean foods.  However, I’m not being mega super strict.  I’m still having bread from time to time (usually Ezekiel or Dave’s Killer Bread), I’ve had cereal a couple of times and I snagged a few fries the other day.

BUT, I haven’t had ANY sugary treats!  In all seriousness, I can resist most junk foods like chips, pizza, burgers, fries, processed foods pretty easily.  Yes, they’re tempting, but AS LONG as I’m mentally committed, it’s not too hard for me to stay away.

However, SUGAR is a whole ‘nother story!  Once I start eating sugar, I want to eat every single sugary thing in sight!

I’m definitely an addict.

So, I do much better when I just cut it out completely MOST of the time.  Since I haven’t had anything sugary for the past 10 days, I no longer crave it.  It still sounds good, but I can resist it pretty well.

I do SO MUCH better once I get it out of my system!

For example, my sister invited us up to her house for dinner on Sunday.  She fixed a wonderful dinner of spaghetti and spaghetti squash with marinara, meat sauce and Alfredo sauce.  We also had a yummy salad and garlic bread.  Everything tasted wonderful!!!

Eating dinner at Holly's house

After dinner, she pulled out a bunch of yummy desserts!  Dun, dun, duuuun…..

Treats at Holly's house

Seriously!!???!  Those brownies were hot and gooey; fresh out of the oven.  They smelled and looked so good!

BUT, I stayed strong and it really wasn’t too hard to do.  However, my brother-in-law did his best to get me to cave.

Rob tempting me with peanut M&Ms

Yes, I called him Satan.  In fact, I think he bought the Peanut M&Ms just for me!  He knows I love them!  He told me I should just “give in” and rename my blog “Happy Being Hefty.”  Ha ha!!!!

Yes, that would sure make my life a lot easier.

Sugar is so freaking good and I love it so much, but I enjoy it SO MUCH MORE when I don’t eat it mindlessly.  It really is so much more rewarding when I PLAN a sugary treat/treat day, look forward to it and eat it on purpose.

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We went on a quick overnight trip to Idaho over the weekend.  We went up there for our nephew’s wedding and it was a lot of fun!  I only took ONE picture and here it is….

The fam eating Subway in the van on a road trip

We got Subway sandwiches on the drive up there and they tasted so good to me!  I would much rather feed my family Subways instead of pretty much every other fast food out there.

Case in point, on the way home we stopped at Del Taco.  We were in the middle of nowhere, everyone was starving and the only restaurants open were Del Taco or McDonalds.

We all chose Del Taco.

Now, I hate to rip on companies/stores/restaurants, but MAN, Del Taco is just not good!  I got myself one of their Fresca Bowls (sorry no pic), which was really pretty decent, but none of my kids enjoyed their food and they usually don’t complain when we go out to eat!

My daughter and my 5 year old didn’t even finish their food and two of my sons said they felt sick afterward.  My poor 11 year old threw up a few hours later!  I don’t think it was the flu because he felt perfectly fine after he threw up and didn’t act sick at all.

Weird???

Soooo, I don’t think we’ll be going back there any time soon…..ever again.

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My sweet doggie, Jimmer had his fourth birthday yesterday!  The kids all wanted me to make him a cake, but I think it was more for them instead of Jimmer (obviously!)  So, I decided to make something that Jimmer would actually like….I made meatloaf for dinner and I made Jimmer his very own little one…

Jimmer with his meatloaf dog cake

It ended up being kind of huge (he ate about 1/3 of it), but he loved it and was in heaven!

I used Kev’s mom’s meatloaf recipe, but I subbed ground turkey for the meat.  It was great, but I think I’ll play with it a bit before I share it with y’all.  Here’s my plate from last night…

Turkey meatloaf sweet potato salad

I made sweet potatoes (for me!) and baked potatoes for the rest of the fam.  I also made a yummy salad on the side (spinach, romaine, raspberries, cranberries, almonds and mozzarella.)  YUM!

Everyone loved this meal and it was super easy to make!

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We had an interesting Family Night last night.  FYI, we try to reserve some time on Monday nights to spend some time together as a family.  We usually play games, read stories, talk about spiritual stuff or go on short family outings.

Well, last night we did this…

Random FHE with the fam

Ha ha.  We talked about talents, working hard and learning new things.

Kev had just gotten back from a “freaking hard” class at the gym and he decided to share some of the moves with the kids.  They had a good time trying to see what they could do.

It also made for a good laugh.  Hee hee.  Oh, and check out the baby in the corner.  It looks like he’s “working out” too.  Love it.

We also played “The Hot Seat” with the kids.  I used to play “The Hot Seat” with my family when I was younger and I always loved it!  We just put the ottoman in the center of the room and take turns sitting on it.  Then we all say something we like about the person in the “Hot Seat.”  It’s such a fun “game” and is really great at bringing the family together.  It helps us all to focus on the positive and really appreciate each other.  We all loved it.

Here I am on the “Hot Seat.”

My on the hotseat for FHE

Usually the person on the “Hot Seat” just sits by themselves, but my five year old and baby are my permanent sidekicks.  My seven year old was just hugging the baby because he was being so darn cute.

Oh, and I’m dressed in my running garb because I went on a run yesterday…….AND it sucked.  It was only five miles, but the last two miles were very hard for some reason.  I’ve had some great runs lately, but I’ve also had some doozies.

I think yesterday’s was extra hard because I was worn out, it was hotter than I like (70 degrees) and I was in a hurry to get home to take my son to soccer practice.

Running is SUCH a mental thing for me, so things like heat, fatigue and time constraints really mess with my head.  I’m planning on going on another run tomorrow and I hope it’ll be a good one!

Oh, and since this post is so random, I want to tell you guys about another random thing!

I was recently introduced to a new web filter that I’m really intrigued by!  It’s called PYUR and it sounds fantastic!

 

PYUR filter

 

I love the internet, but quite frankly, it scares the crap out of me to raise kids with all of the junk floating around in cyberspace.  I talk to my kids ad nauseum about the dangers of the internet.  We’ve tried a few filters before, but I haven’t been 100% happy with any of them.

PYUR sounds amazing because it works on ALL internet devices and it continues to work whether a device is on WiFi or 3G!  Woah.  That’s so cool!  PYUR can also pair with a smartphone to give real-time updates on all online activity.  It’s supposedly a “smart filter” that monitors a user’s behavior so it doesn’t block too much or too little.

I’m so excited about it!

I think the best way to keep kids away from harmful things on the internet is to TALK with them and INFORM them about the dangers of the internet.  Because, let’s face it, if kids WANT to view inappropriate/harmful things on the internet, they will find a way.  However, a great web filter can bring such peace of mind to a parent.

I will be trying out and reviewing PYUR in a few months and I will tell y’all exactly what I think about it!  I can’t wait to try it out.  For now, you can find more information here:

PYUR website, http://www.pyurweb.com
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pyurweb
Twitter: https://twitter.com/pyurweb
Instagram: https://instagram.com/pyurweb

Well, that’s all I have to say tonight folks.  Have a great night!  xoxo

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by Melanie

A Great Run, a Fun Easter Weekend and Cleaning Up the Diet

April 9, 2015 in Crazy Life, Family Life, Goals, Holidays, Meal Ideas, Running by Melanie

Well, here I am once again blogging once a week!  Gah!

I do intend to blog more often, but for now this is what works for my schedule.  I also want to mention that right now I’m in the middle of a much needed blog redesign.  Woo hoo!  I’ve hired a wonderful company to do the work, but I’m still taking a lot of time (time that I usually spend blogging) deciding what I want and working on some things for my new site.

Soooo, I’m sure once the new site is up, I’ll have a little more time to blog.

Anyhoo, I have a LOT of things to share with y’all today!  We had a fabulous weekend.  Kev took Friday off of work, so I decided to go on my long run.  I usually keep my runs close to home for the sake of time, but since Kev was home, he convinced me to let him drive me far away in the middle of nowhere and let me run home.  Nice.

I was seriously in the middle of nowhere

Me running in the middle of nowhere

For those of you local Utah folk, I was almost out by the Bingham Copper Mine!  It felt weird to just get dumped off on the side of the road.  Ha ha.

Here’s Kev wishing me luck!

Kev leaving me to run

Kev leaving me to run in the middle of nowhere

I almost felt like I was running a relay race or something.  Anyway, I was supposed to run 6 miles, but I’d decided if I felt good I was going to run a little further.  I’m really trying so hard to take it easy so I won’t get injured, but I also want to push myself a bit.

When I was almost home I’d run 7.4 miles and I decided, what the heck, I’ll make it an even 8….so I did!  I felt so great and was so proud of myself!  It feels SO GOOD to be a real runner again.  My pace was just under 9:30, which is still slower than I used to be (pre-pregnancy), but I’m trying to listen to my body and take it easy.  I’m also still carrying 10-15 extra pounds on my body!  Oy.

Friday also happened to be my cute (now) 5 year old’s birthday!  Soooo, when I got home from my run, I showered and we spent the rest of the day/night celebrating his sweetness.

We made a trip to Build A Bear and then had dinner at Arctic Circle, a local hamburger joint that’s really not that good, but that’s where he wanted to go!  After dinner we went to the Dollar Theater to see Night at the Museum 3.  I really liked it, but it hurt my heart to see Robin Williams.  I love him. :-(

When we got home, we had cake and opened presents

J smiling with his birthday cake

I had to post all three of those pictures because they crack me up!  My sweet son is very much in the “I don’t know how to smile normally” stage.  I kept taking pictures in hopes that I’d get a good one, but apparently it wasn’t possible.  That pic on the right had me rolling!  LOL!!!

That night, all of my sweet kiddos decided to sleep together in my oldest son’s room.  I had to snap a picture because it melted my heart…

All the kids sleeping together

I love my kiddos.  Oh, and I know that picture makes my kids look so sweet and innocent….almost like they are always best friends and always get along.  Ha.  Yes, they love each other, but there’s a lot of fighting going on around our house most days (mostly from my two oldest boys.)  Just sayin’.  :-)

On Saturday and Sunday it was General Conference for our church.  General Conference is a biannual meeting that is held the first weekend of April and October.  We get to hear inspiring and uplifting talks from our church leaders and I LOVE it so much.  It always lifts my spirits, motivates me and makes me want to be a better person.

I am grateful every single day for my faith and my religion.  It blesses my life so much and brings me such peace, happiness, purpose and joy.

I was grateful I got attend the Saturday morning session (there are 5 two hour sessions) with Kev and some of my kiddos.

Me Kev and the kids at Conference

Oh, and ya I decided to “block out” some of the faces in that picture, out of respect for the people I don’t know.  Yes, it looks creepy. ;-)

On Sunday, it was Easter!  We spent most of the day in our jammies, watching Conference on TV and enjoying typical Easter festivities…

The kids on Easter morning

These guys are getting too dang big!  My sweet baby on the end just kills me.  Love him!

My kiddos got Easter candy and a couple of little presents; mostly spring clothes and small toys.

I have to say that I am very much a “No Frills” Easter Bunny mom.  We skipped the Easter grass (it seems to destroy my house) and if you look closely, you’ll see that the Easter presents are wrapped in Christmas paper!  Ha ha.

Ya, I just buy a giant roll of wrapping paper from Costco and then use it for everything!  I think I should get myself a non-Christmas roll too.  Anyway, my poor 7 year old told me…”Mom, I know the Easter Bunny isn’t real because the same wrapping paper is on our Christmas, Birthday and Easter presents!”

Oh crap.

Actually, this may be controversial to some, but I really don’t build up the whole Santa and Easter Bunny thing with my kiddos.  I don’t come right out and tell them they AREN’T real, but I just can’t tell them they ARE real either!

When they look at my with those big eyes and ask if Santa or the Easter Bunny are real, I just can’t do it.  I can’t tell them something that isn’t true.  I physically/emotionally can’t do it.

I know I’m weird and actually a couple of my friends have shared their disappointment with me for not “letting” my kids “believe,” but I seriously don’t know how to do it differently.  I think it’s SO MUCH FUN to believe, so when my kids ask me about it, I don’t say “they’re not real,” but I just beat around the bush and tell them it’s fun to believe.

Okay, I didn’t mean to go on and on about that.  Moving on….

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I’ve told you guys about how crazy my life has been lately, right??  Yes, it’s absolutely nuts and my healthy living has suffered because of it!  However, now that all the birthdays and Easter are over, I’ve decided to tighten things up ’round here!

I’ve decided that from now until my half marathon (May 16th), I’m going to stay away from obvious forms of sugar (cake, cookies, sweets, candy, etc.)  I’m also going to make an effort to eat as “clean” as possible.  I’m not cutting out any food groups (I’m still eating grains and dairy), but I am going to stay away from most processed foods.

I started my little “challenge” on Monday and I can already tell a difference in how I feel!  I am very determined and WILL NOT quit.  I did Whole 30 back in January and lost almost 1o pounds….well I haven’t lost ANY more weight since then!

I still have 10-15 more pounds to lose before I’m at my pre-pregnancy weight too!  Sooo, I decided to buck up and get ‘er done.  Anyway, here are some of the things I’ve been eating….

Breakfasts have mostly been this…

My egg veggie creation for breakfast

Some sort of egg/veggie combo with a side of fruit.

I also LOVED this for breakfast the other day…

My egg and toast with avocado breakfast

Eggs (1 whole egg + egg whites) scrambled and topped with ketchup and cheese served with a side of Dave’s Power Seed bread topped with avocado.

Holy yum.

I’ve also had protein shakes a lot…

My morning protein shake

My favorite shake is just a simple chocolate/almond one.  It’s a mixture of coconut milk, water, 1/2 scoop chocolate protein (Sunwarrior), a spoonful of flaxseed, a splash of almond extract, 2 big handfuls spinach, some slivered almonds and ice!

It’s very refreshing and always tastes good to me!

Lunch has been various salads (the baby food was for the baby, not me!)…

My big salad for lunch

and veggie/protein creations

Random veggie, meat and egg lunch with toast

For dinner tonight, we had pasta with marinara sauce, chicken and veggies.  I pulled out some zucchini noodles that I froze a few months ago and cooked them up too.  They tasted good, but cooked up a little weird.  I’m going to experiment with my freezing process next time and see if I can get them to turn out better.

Pasta, veggies and chicken for dinner

We had this for dinner the other night…

My Burrito Bowl Dinner

Burrito Bowls with a side of broccoli.  I love this dinner SO MUCH!

I had some Protein Pudding for a “treat” tonight and it totally hit the spot.  I topped it with a little bit of Cascadian Farm granola, sliced almonds and chia seeds.

Yummy Protein Pudding

Ya know, normally when I tighten up the diet, I cut out all bread.  I’ve decided to do it a little differently this time.

I’m not cutting out bread, grains or dairy because I think it will help me stick with it for the long haul.  I know my life is HECTIC right now and I know if I do a mega “cut out every piece of happiness” diet right now, I will fall flat on my face.  Ha ha.

It’s amazing how much flavor a little cheese adds to a salad and how good an occasional slice of toast tastes.

In my opinion, sugar has the biggest effect on how my overall body feels.  I love sugar and always will, but when I’m serious about weight loss, I know I get the most “bang for my buck” by cutting it out of my diet.

I’ll keep y’all posted on my progress.  I will not quit!

Well, I gotta get some sleep, so I will end this.  I hope you are all healthy and happy! xoxo

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Trying to Make Sense out of Craziness!

April 1, 2015 in Baby, Crazy Life, Exercise, Family Life, Running, Stressful rants by Melanie

Happy April Fools Day!  I think April Fools is such a fun day.  I love reading all of my friend’s posts on Facebook about moving, having babies or various wild and crazy things with the intent of fooling all of their Facebook friends.

AND, I fall for it every single time, every single year!  I eventually realize it’s a joke, but it always takes me a while.  I’m as gullible as they come.  Ha ha.

I also enjoyed watching my neighbor Saran Wrap his wife’s car this morning and I loved hearing about all of the fun jokes my kid’s teachers played on them at school.  I also had fun making these cupcakes with my daughter this afternoon…

April Fools Day Cupcakes

My daughter found a bunch of fun April Fools cupcakes on Pinterest and asked if we could make some.  I was like, “Oh, okay I guess so.”  Hee hee.  Heck yes, I love cupcakes!

Oh, and I know the whole “crushed Oreos with gummy worms” idea has beben around a long time, but that’s one of the great things about kids….it’s new to them!  They were so impressed.  We just used smooshed yellow Starbursts for the “butter” and cut up orange Starbursts for the “carrots” and green Skittles for the “peas.”  Easy peasy.

And no, they’re not healthy.

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Mmmmmkay, I’m thinkin’ this post might be a bit babbly.  I have a lot of deep thoughts and random thoughts to share.  So here goes….

I’ve told you guys about how hectic my life has been lately, right????  Well, I keep thinking things will calm down, but they DO NOT.  My life is pretty much complete and utter chaos.  I’ve NEVER EVER been as crazy as I am right now.  I’m not talkin’ about just this week or just this month….I’m talkin’ about LIFE IN GENERAL.  It’s completely nuts and it’s not going to end any time soon.

Soooo, I’ve just decided to embrace the crazy.  Ha ha.

I keep reminding myself that I just need to focus on what really matters and forget the rest.  However, I’m a little OCD so it’s very hard for me to let things go…..but I know I must.

My poor house has been suffering the most and it is absolutely killing me!  I’m also chronically sleep deprived and it’s killing me too!

Ya know, I’ve decided I’m a weirdo because I’ve always been a night owl (the quiet, peacefulness of nighttime is so therapeutic to me), but I also LOVE to wake up early.  The early morning hours are so motivating and refreshing to me!  Sooo, I’m a paradox…I know I can’t stay up late AND wake up early!  I’ve also learned that it doesn’t take much discipline (i.e. any discipline) to stay up late and it takes a whole lotta discipline to get up early…..so I usually end up staying up late to get things done and/or relax a bit.

But, when morning comes I am just ……………. sooooooooooooooooo ……………… dang ………………tired.  I muddle through my day counting down the hours until I can go to bed and then I stay up toooooooooooooooo late again and the cycle continues!

Oh, and I’m just gonna mention that when I’m sleep deprived, I DO NOT want to eat well!  I usually crave every carb and sugary thing in sight!  Lack of sleep makes healthy living 10000% harder!

Yes, I know I’m babbling.

Sooo, I’m in serious need of a “life reset” right now.  I’m happy to say that my kids’ Spring Break starts today.  I’m going to try to use the next few days to get caught up on life and get a little more sleep!

I’ve heard a lot of inspiring “morning people” say that they go to bed when their kids go to bed.  That is hard for me to do because I SO crave that quiet time at night, but I’m going to try to do just that!  Soooo, when my kids go to bed, I’m going to drop everything and get in bed.  I may not go right to sleep ( I may read, chill with Kev, watch TV, etc.), but I’m going to physically get my body into bed!

Geesh, I’m sorry to be such a negative, whiny, complaining downer person.  However…..this is my life.

I don’t ever want to be a blogger who gives the impression that “life is perfect, my kids are perfect, I LOVE to eat healthy all the time, I really hate sugar and junk food, I LIVE to exercise, I always look “put together” and everything I do is effortless.”

Ha ha ha ha ha!!!!

My goal is not to have my readers feel bad about themselves or their own lives when they read my blog!  In fact, I kind of hope y’all feel better about yourselves when you read my blog because I have serious issues.

In reality, I am a fairly optimistic person who is quite happy most of the time, BUT life is hard and my kids struggle!  I don’t love to eat healthy all the time, but I do love how it makes me feel.  I will always love sugar and junk food.  I always dread exercise, but really enjoy doing it and love how I feel afterward.  AND every single thing I do is always a lot harder than I think it will be!

Okay, end of rant.

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As far as my healthy living goes, I’ve been taking two steps forward and one step back!  I’ve been eating well, but have also been enjoying a little too much sugar (my drug of choice when life gets rough!)  I’ve still been sticking to my running training schedule (quite frankly, I’m scared not to) and I’ve been going to the gym a couple times a week.

It hasn’t been easy though!

I’ve learned time and time again that in order to stick to a regular exercise schedule, I have to PLAN it and then STICK to the plan!  I always have a million things pulling me in a million different directions.  I never HAVE time to exercise (does anyone!?), but I always MAKE the time to exercise.

I know if I don’t make it a priority, it will never happen.

For example, last night after dinner, I really wanted to get out on a run before it got too dark.  Yet….

  • My oldest son was frustrated that our internet and WiFi weren’t working right and needed my help to fix it.
  • My daughter’s trying to sell her hair and wanted me to take pictures and help her to post an ad online.
  • My 11 year old had an essay he was working on and needed my help with it!
  • My 4 year old got a new Lego set and was struggling and asked for my help building it.
  • My sweet baby needs me all the time!
  • Our kitchen was a mess from dinner and seriously needed help!
  • The laundry was waiting for me to change it.
  • Oh, and I had to wash all of my bedding because the babies diaper leaked on it.  Ya.  So, my bed was waiting to be all remade.

Oh and FYI, Kev is a HUGE help and helps me all the time, but for some reason the kids always want MEEEE!  I’m sure all of you moms out there can relate.

I also want to say that I LOVE being a mom and I LOVE being needed, but I always remind my kiddos that I am only ONE person and I’m not some magical being.  I can only do so much before I CRACK!

So, with that being said, I decided to just drop everything, tell all the kids “mom is temporarily retired” and get my bum out the door!  I was very worried I would be running in the pitch dark!

I’m happy to say I got my run in and it was GREAT!  I ran 6 miles (~9:30 pace) and felt good almost the entire time.  YAY!  Running (and exercise in general) is so good for my body, but also for my mind!  It really is just like therapy.  When I run, I sort things out in my brain, figure out my to-do lists, plan my life and just let my brain wander and relax.  It’s great.

When I got home, I took a quick picture (in the dark, but not the pitch dark!) and was so happy I got my run in!  Check!

me after my 6 mile run

It was so hard to just leave everything behind, but when I walked in the door, I…..

  • Fixed the internet and WiFi
  • Helped my son finish his essay
  • Helped my other son build his Lego set
  • Posted my daughter’s hair stuff online
  • Cleaned up the kitchen
  • Changed the laundry
  • Put my bed back together
  • Fed the baby and put him to bed
  • Said “hi” to Kev.  Ha ha.
  • Showered and collapsed on a heap on my bed.

I got ‘er done!

I know that in order to be a good mom, wife and just a happy person in general, I HAVE to take some time for myself sometimes.  That time usually comes in the form of exercise.

I also know it’s SO EASY for mom’s to feel guilty because there’s always more we can do.  There are never enough hours in the day and I’m always falling short somewhere!  I just try to do my best and not feel guilty.

After all, I am just ONE person and I’m not some magical being.  Ha.

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K, since this post is so negative, I will end with some cute, squishy baby pictures.  I took my youngest kiddos to the park the other day and we had a sorta kinda picnic…

Eating at salad at the park

Actually I enjoyed that grilled chicken salad (I only had a small piece of the shell) and my kids couldn’t care less about their food.  They just wanted to play!

Me and C at the park

I don’t know why I look so “gray” in that picture.  Ewww.  But, my baby is glowing!  I wish I had his skin.  I LOVE having a baby so much guys!  I am soaking up every single millisecond with his cuteness.

I also took this pic the other day…

Cute cute baby in an exersaucer

Oh, those chubby legs and cheeks are just too much!  Ahhhhh!  I just want to eat him right up.  What in the world am I going to do when he grows up?!??!?

I seriously hate to even think about it.  My kids tell me to just have another baby!

Ummmmm, no?

Seriously, I love babies so much, but I know my limit!  Actually, I think my limit was probably a few kids ago, but I’m kind of a “baby addict.”  Ha ha.

I told my kids that it doesn’t matter if I had two kids or six kids or TEN kids, there always has to be a “last baby” and I will always be sad about that.

Okay, I really need to stop babbling now.  I’m going to go to bed in hopes of crawling out of this “sleep deprived” hole I’ve created and awake refreshed, renewed and motivated!

Here’s to hopin’!

I love you all!  If you’ve made it through this entire post, thanks for listening!  Mmmmwa.

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