Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Ultrasound pics

Here are the promised ultrasound pictures. I am soo paranoid as I said. The first picture (if these post in the order I think they will) is from about 14 weeks at an elective ultrasound place.

Tears just started rolling down my face and I had to collect myself when she announced girl because I fully expected boy. The next one is from 15 weeks because she had me back to give me clearer pictures since she knew I was having a hard time believing it. I don't really think it is a clearer shot but she brought me back free so :shrug:  The third is from 23 weeks.

My anatomy scan was done at a maternal fetal medicine office (basically a high risk dr) due to my ahem advanced maternal age. It worked out to be a good thing as you saw me mention two possible issues. She didn't think I would have them but better to follow up. I go back to her in 2 weeks for follow up and you bet your bippy I will have them scan girl parts again. I *should* be ok as the parts are supposed to be fully developed at 20 wks and I was 23 wks and it was done by person at a high risk place.

Sunday, December 20, 2015

My poor neglected blog.

I happened to come to my bog to check the backer of my blog to pass it on to someone else and saw I had moderated comments. Whoops.

Um yeah about falling off the face of the earth. There just never seems to be enough time in my world. Nor am I hit with the blogging bug much anymore.

All is going well with the pregnancy. I always wanted to be one of those gals that blogged about thier pregnancy but my kids were born when I started blogging. Here I am with a late in life baby and nope I still didn't. Cannot take the lazy out of the lazy I guess, Haha

I just hit 27 weeks this past Thursday, So far all is well but I am being monitored for two possible complications, I am scared to believe it after the issue with my 10 yr old DS butttttt  IT'S A GIRL!!!! (For those that do not know I was told he was a girl at 20 wks and didn't find out till birth he was a he. That really messed me up good as I was bonded with my "girl" not boy)  I will have to come back and update with ultrasounds so you all can see as well. I had elective at 15 wks and a in depth from specialist at 23 wks and both say girl.  :)

I will see if the blogging bites me, and fill you in on more soon hopefully.

My weight is totally awesome right now. I am a lucky, lucky preggo in the aspect that I do not get morning sickness nor do I gain lots of weight. I was like this with both boys and am following the same path with this pregnancy.

Hope all is well with you all. I haven't read blogs in MONTHS and MONTHS so if there is anything new you want me to know please comment. :)

Thursday, August 27, 2015

An update? Finally right!

Looks like our house is going to be even more crazy next year. :)

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Random pointless update

Summer is almost over here for the boys and hubby. I love the sleeping in and no alarms on my day off. I am soooo not a morning person at all.

I have been busy working at home in my free time. I found a legitimate work at home thing that pays like absolute poop but hey it is still extra moola. The plan is to keep up with in and use the money towards Christmas or whatever else comes up. I would love to make this a debt free Christmas.

The kids have figured out there is no tooth fairy (Whoops Mom forgot)
A. pretends to believe in Santa and B. is still clueless. A. asked me about him last year and I told him only kids that believe get presents so he believes. Haha

Okies pointless update made.  I should be back in a few weeks with a really good update. :)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

I don't know how.

I really do not know how I managed to lose weight the past two weeks.

I am totally not complaining though and plan on using this to get myself back on the correct path.  I was walking one foot on and one foot off. I totally expected to see a gain on the scale when I stepped on. I have been hiding out in my ostrich hole because things at work are in such an uproar right now. I have never feared for my job till last Thursday. It's bad.  Boss man was furious with numbers and was talking about firing three people to set an example. My home store is one of the biggest with the numbers in issue. UGH!  He seems to have calmed a little bit so I am not terrified anymore, but I was. I was tearing up all day off and on at work. Tomorrow is a new month though so I hope that with the reset of numbers that he will let the anger go.

I stumbled onto a website that is a work from home type thing I have been playing with. It pays literally pennies but hell I am wasting my time on the computer anyway I figure. We have big plans for Christmas this year and I am trying to do whatever I can to come up with extra money to help. I am whoring out shopkick to all of my friends and Receipt Hog. Those are the only two I actively use. I have ibotta but I never seem to buy the stuff they are offering money for.

Tomorrow is the 1st and I expect a busy day at work so off to bed I go. I smell like a peach and I LOVE IT!  I had a coupon for Bath and Body Works and two weeks ago hubby and I went there.  Actually it was Father's Day come to think of it. It happened to be our 12 year anniversary on the same day so that trumped. Hah! I fell in love with Peach Bellini.  It is my new favorite! It is normally a scent smell but they are testing as the bath products. LOVE!

Our new roof looks beautiful and it only took them one day to do. You can see it was time for the old roof to go bye-bye.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The roof, the roof, the roof is going bye bye

Tomorrow will be a early one for us as the roofers should be here at about 7am. Getting a new roof tomorrow. Painful, but the current roof is in bad shape. We believe it is the original roof and house was built in 1988.

Eats are right on the money. I am starting to feel creative again about meal planning and that is a good thing. I realllllllly need to clean out my pantry. Pulling out all kinds of outdated stuff. In my diet forays I have avoid pantry items (rice mixes,boxed stuff and the like) I am including beans this go around so those are finally leaving.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

1 week down

It has been a long, long time since I could say that I successfully managed to eat mostly on track for a week. 

I did have a blip one day in a moment of weakness. Happy to say that I pulled through the next day and didn't give in to the "wanties" and got back on track. You know how it is right?  Your doing well and you give in and make a choice(s) you shouldn't have. You vow to get yourself back on track tomorrow because after all it is only one day right? Umm yeah that is an issue for me. Normally I say I will get back on the next day and then the next and so on till I have lost all forward movement.
 My whoops was Friday afternoon while I was driving 1.5 hours home after going cross eyed looking at paperwork. I had a visitor that was a whole week late and I was over the day and caved on a chocolate chip mcfrappe.  Then that led to the choice of pizza and coke for dinner. 

Saturday I almost chose the dark side again. However I did it! I was able to get back on track and here I am Sunday night doing great. I have managed to lose 4 pounds this past week so I am pretty happy with that. 

I am trying my darnest to have more actual water and less processed stuff this time around. Basically a LC meets whole foods approach. LC as far as avoiding flours/sugar but whole foods in that I am eating all the fruit or veggies I want. 

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015



1 Atkins milk chocolate shake
1 zaxbys Cobb Salas with chix tenders and ranch. .25 of the Texas toast
1 pack Atkins version of peanut m&ms
1 jalapeño turkey burger with cheese
1 slice cheese
Half a plate of tender crisp green beans.

Trying to go to bed early tonight. I am tired.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015


My day off was spent sleeping in (love) and cleaning the fridge (ick)

I never said I was an interesting blogger!  LOL


1 Sams Club salted pretzel
1 jenny-o jalepeno and cheese turkey.      burger
1 vine ripened tomato
1 small handful fresh green beans. Some eaten raw and some tender crisp. I think I prefer the raw.
1 Atkins milk chocolate shake.

I just busted my butt trying to get a ink mark out of hubby's white nursing clinicals. That deserves a damn award. He uses those uni ball pens. I even followed their directions and the stupid stain wouldn't budge. Finally after a lot of experimenting I have it mostly faded. Hoping the wash will get the rest out. Hubby has strict instructions not to dry it if stain is still there.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

4/7/15 Lots of driving.

180 mile round trip driven for work today. I am off tomorrow and so very happy for it!

Large vanilla protein powder smoothie made with water and splash of cream.
52 oz coke zero (fountain)
1 unsweet Mcdonalds tea
1 chicken bacon ranch Mcdonald salad
10 jellybeans
1 unsweet Mcdonalds tea
6 pieces of hubby's leftover spicy tuna sushi because I was starving when I got home and he offered.
3 chicken tenderloins cooked in butter/wine/lemon
few oz of diet dr pepper.

I got everything prepped with the plans of getting up early to get some sort of workout it. Then I slept like crap and said screw that idea.

My MIL is borrowing my stationary bike so you know that is of course making me crave said bike. Hahah

Monday, April 6, 2015

Fudge it! 4/6/15

I have been debating on if I want to do this or not.

What you ask?

On if I want to post what I am eating to hold myself accountable to myself and you.

I normally do not post what I eat because people like to give feedback and there are some things I really don't want to hear it on. Selective hearing you might say.  LOL  All in all my eating really isn't to bad today. Now my drinking?  HORRIBLE!  I know it.  Always has been and likely always will be.

You ready?

20 oz diet coke
Zaxby's Cobb salad with grilled barbacoa chicken and ranch w/ slice of Texas Toast (no crust)
     (chix is from their new salad that I subbed for)
52 oz fountain drink coke zero (not a typo)
3 Starburst jelly beans
Mcdonalds unsweet tea (zero sweetener added)
3 more jelly beans
BBQ'ed meat leftovers from take out on Saturday (food truck that is only open Sat.)  
      Meat from a rib, boneless chicken, and brisket with a condiment cup of their BBQ sauce

I am totally happy with the 6 jellybean thing.  LOL  .  They are so sweet and flavorful that I couldn't mindless eat them even if I wanted to. I  don't even care about the middle. I just like the starburst flavor and these are the red kinds only.

Now I am going to get up and prep for bed and hit the hay in the next 45 minutes if it kills me. I took a nap both Saturday and Sunday early evening. I did sleep both nights but it wasn't the greatest due to said naps. Mr nameless boy gerbil is going to the bathroom for the night. He is a loud little booger.


Friday, April 3, 2015

Anyone want a gerbil? LOL

Sooo the end of January we got the boys a male gerbil. Two weeks later said male had babies. @@ 

Provided these pictures show in order you can see them as they grow. Ended up with 1 boy and 4 girls. Everyone is separated so no fear of new babies.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Full February

What a weird month February turned out to be.  

We ended up with new critters that were unexpected

My dad visited for a few days

My day spent a few days in the hospital and ICU for a few days after he got home. (He is out and learning his new life. ICU was only for a certain drug he needed that could ONLY be given in ICU in that hospital) 

I reinstated the appointment to have my youngest evaluated for behavior issues. (His teacher has been working with him and giving him a lot of rope. Well now other kids in his class are following his lead. Bad)

I had an online (ends tomorrow) Jamberry party.  They are basically nail polish stickers for your fingers or toes.  

I decided that I was tired of being frumpy.  I did some drastic renovations to my appearance.  :)

AHHMMMAAAZZZIINNGGG what an accidental good angle pic will do to your double chin. LOL

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Life happens

All is well and my ship is still sailing on the correct path 100%.

I just haven't had the time or really felt motivated to blog. Of course that could have something to do with the washing mashing crapping out last week. I was able to Google and pin point the possible cause. I tore that bad boy up and sure enough it was what I suspected. A sock was lodged in the drain pump. That stupid sock was soooo hard to get out. I thought it was two at first but thank goodness I realized it before I tugged on it all night.  :X

Off to bed. Tomorrow I will be working alone and I will be a busy bee.  I just didn't want anyone to worry that I fell off already. Lol

Friday, January 30, 2015

Life got real

Real quick I might add.

Everything is almost the same around here. Except for my weight but I think you already knew that. It is what it is. Life happens. Especially when you stop caring and start doing whatever you want again. Even though you know damn well that is what got you higher in the first place you just choose to ignore.  Oddly enough I am not mad at myself. What would that accomplish?  Self hate? Low self esteem? Oddly (again) I am at peace with it. Does that mean I plan on staying this way? Right now this second I say NO! but then again I am 2 days in on a LC eating plan. Ask me in about 3 weeks.

When you start having to select out of a certain few pairs of pants/shirts you know there is a problem. When you start having a difficult time wiping certain areas of your body you know there is a problem. I mean, yes, you can still function and do that task but if you have to take a deep breath and concentrate on what you are doing there is a MASSIVE problem that CANNOT be ignored. Even if it is not every single time. Once is to much.

The reason I say life got real is that hubby is now officially a nursing student. He is just starting out but it is already BOOM, BOOM, BOOM in his face with information and assessments.  Within 12 days they were already checked off on how to take pulse and blood pressure. It just feels insanely fast to me and I am not even in the program. It has kinda turned me into a single parent as well.

On days I work hubby gets home with the kids and then tries to relax/help the kids with HW/prep for the night/whatever the heck else he does. I get home at 7:30ish and start whatever the kids are eating and dealing with them. Hubby leaves every day to go to a fellow nursing student's house to study till about 11pm. It is the same guy that he tutored last year. They work together and do their thing. These study sessions are more for the dude than hubby but it sure as heck doesn't hurt. The guy will usually cover gas/lunch for hubby for payment of the tutoring even though it is a win/win. So far all of hubby's test scores have been in the 90's.

Some nights I feel totally on the ball and others I feel like a hot mess. Today was an on the ball day but it helps because I was off yesterday and prepped bunches of yummys for myself. Dishes were done yesterday instead of today and dinner is leftovers. Plus there is no added pressure of school the next day and trying to wrangle the boys into eating and getting to bed at a reasonable time.

Well then.  I was going to put up a picture of the boys after a haircut recently but I realized that it wasn't on my computer. I used dropbox and it transfers things automatically. I got a new phone a few months ago and never realized the pictures were not porting over. Fixed now.