Saturday, May 31, 2014

Some Cool Pics from the Last Week

Just thought I'd post some cool pics I posted on Facebook and other social media sites from this last week.  Some are pics that I took and some are just funny or cool pics.


Saw that on Facebook and thought it was so funny. 

Garfield - #Monday #coffee
I swear my Mondays are always like that.  Love Garfield!


Such a beautiful picture.  THAT is where I need to be right now!

I'm about to start squeezin'.  When u are at ur lowest point even ur own friends make it known their lives are way better than urs.  Nice.
Haha!


A selfie before I went in to see the dentist.  No cavities! 


One of my recent wins.  Gonna be smelling good! :)


My meat order I got from U.S. Wellness Meats.  Bacon is not cured and it only has salt in it.  There is pure beef lard which I use to cook my chicken with.  Some beef jerky for my future travel times (moving to Cincinnati).  And some pork with nothing in it. YUM!!!!!


Love little Miss Dolly.


I am loving those highlights. 


This is how I've been feeling since I knew I got the job.  I swear this process is slow as molasses.  Funny thing is - my view at work is exactly what this picture shows.  Get me out of there! lol


Story of my life. lol  <3 Coffee.


And now the weekend is here!  Have a good one, guys!

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Calling a Woman Ma'am Ain't the Way to Her Heart - The Bachelorette

So I watched the Bachelorette yesterday.


Totally loved her first date - beach and then snowboarding...yes!  And she had great convo with Eric.  Oh by the way - lovin' the bikini!


I totally need this bikini when I get picked to go on Survivor 30.  I wish!

Ok - what is up with Marquel....calling her Ma'am all the time?  When people call me Ma'am - I feel old!  And definitely not sexy or nothing. 


Maybe I'm weird - but the dude needs to not call her Ma'am!

Monday, May 26, 2014

Reached My Goal Weight - 105lbs!



Can't believe how far I've come!  I worked my tail off getting here and I'm proud!  I honestly didn't think I could even get under 110lbs so this is pretty amazing.  From 142lbs a few years ago to 105lbs today.  Amazing.  Yay! 

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Totally Just Applied to be on Survivor

Yep - I did it.  I applied to be on Survivor!


 
 
I had applied to be on this summer's Big Brother show but never got a call or anything.  So basically that is rejection!  So for me, rejection = motivation.  LOL  I know - doesn't make sense.  So for some reason - I decided to apply for Survivor.
 
I have never wanted to apply for Survivor due to the 'eating bugs' challenge among other things.  I honestly don't know if I'd do well in the challenges - the physical parts or the puzzles.  Actually I know I would suck at the puzzles. hahaha!  I can't solve a Rubik's cube let alone those puzzles on the show.
 
I did read somewhere that during the eating bug challenge, Monica actually took her plate and killed those big, squishy grubs instead of eating them alive.  I think what would bother me is eating them alive - so maybe if I can do what Monica did and it won't be so bad?
 
Not sure how well I'd do in the social aspect of the game.  I can be likable but I can get super annoyed by certain people fast!  But I've dealt with some of the biggest jerks in my time, so maybe I could handle it.  We'll see.
 
Here is me getting ready to film my 3 minute video:
 
 
I did my first take and figured I'd have to redo it 100 times.  I actually ended up liking the first take!  And it was right under the required 3 minutes!  Yes!  I actually love my video.  I showed off my guns haha and I even brought up why I've hesitated in the past to apply because of eating bugs and I even said that was so gross!  I kind of compared myself to this last season's Tony in how he basically analyzed things to death - except I'm not crazy about it like he was. 
 
I also had to write a 70 word biography for my application.  Can you say super hard?  70 words is not enough.  So I tried to throw in my life in a nutshell and how I am and what I like.  Then at the end I added 'I eat only meat.'  Figured that might turn some heads!  Or at least make them take notice and watch my video. 
 
So here's the proof:
 
 
 
Wish me luck! 


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Andi as The Bachelorette

I have to admit - I'm totally loving Andi as the Bachelorette. She seems to be so into the process and getting to know these guys. She is so personable and talkative - there isn't really any awkwardness. She really digs into the stories of these guys which makes you get to know them better at the same time. I'm really liking this season so far and can't wait for the rest of the shows.




I absolutely loved her dress btw.  GORGEOUS!  Oh and Marcus was also GORGEOUS!  And I liked the farmer guy (Chris?) after he started telling her about his life.  That is the life I want! :)

I do know what happens at the end (because of spoilers) but that doesn't mean I don't like watching the show. In fact, I think the show is more enjoyable knowing what the end result is.

If you want to know the spoilers as well, just check out Reality Steve's website -
www.realitysteve.com.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Sleep is My Favorite Thing

Anyone else do this in the morning? 

 
 
This is me EVERY weekday morning when I have to go to work.  I just cannot pop out of bed like toast in a toaster. 
 
If people were meant to POP out of bed, we'd all sleep in toasters.
Garfield is just AWESOME.
 
 
So this next pic is how I feel in the morning.  COZY.  So hard to wake up.
 
 
 
I do pretty good on the weekends and lately have been able to wake up at 5 or 6 am refreshed (since my thyroid meds have been upped).  But I still can't do it on the weekdays!  Something psychological going on there.  LOL

Note to Self...Type of Shoes DO Matter...

Yesterday I decided to get outside for once.  My plan was to run around this lake (with mansions around it) on a sidewalk (3.5 miles) and then run a 1.5 mile trail around this smaller lake nearby.  Since I was running the trail, I figured - I'll just wear my trail running shoes.





I figured - no big deal!  Although, I've never worn trail running shoes on the sidewalk before.

BAD decision.  Haha!  First of all, I ended up not running really at all because I had a side stitch the whole time walking (and got worse when I tried to run).  So here I was WALKING in RUNNING shoes made for TRAILS.  Basically, it is like walking in cleats! 

And what is funny is I ended up not even doing the trail!  I just walked the 3.5 miles on the sidewalk around the big lake. 

Not a big deal tho, right?  Yeah, well this morning the back of my ankles (not sure what that part is officially called) was super sore!  Not too bad right now but I definitely learned my lesson!  Type of shoes do count!  At least in this situation.  haha oopsie!  Lesson learned.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Pretty good reading for this week for Cancerians - Cancer weekly tarot scope readings May 12 - 18th 2014


After P90X3 - 107lbs....

So it has been a little over a month since I stopped doing P90X3.  I ended it being at 109lbs and I'm currently at 107lbs with just diet (see my way of eating HERE).  I still have some pretty good muscle tone despite my small size and not exercising. 

What I eat everyday: 

Dont have access to an outdoor grill? Make these delicious grilled classic American burgers on your Foreman Grill!
I still probably have a couple more pounds I could lose but I'm pretty proud at the weight loss I've had.  It has been tough!  I completely believe I have some type of food addiction (particularly with sweets) and the cravings never fully disappear (at least not yet) but they do lessen.  Within a month or so of me starting this way of eating, I seemed to conquer my emotional eating component where when I get upset - I don't automatically want to go get ice cream.  Food doesn't even cross my mind in those situations anymore.  That is an accomplishment all on its own.

One day at a time.

Looks Like I'm Moving to Cincinnati!

Kevin Lucius etsy shop ... he's got some cool stuff ... Cincy wood block art print $39. Must consider!
Finally got a 'tentative' job offer last week for a job in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It is tentative until they can get the paperwork thru and I can pass a drug test (which I'm taking tomorrow). 

I'm from Dayton, Ohio so I'm basically coming back home which will be real nice.  It will be awesome to be back in familiar surroundings.  Pretty cool.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to my mom and all the moms out there!  Here are some pics of me and my mom.


 
 
 


Here are 4 generations (I'm the baby)!


Sunday, May 4, 2014

Boards/Pins of Mine for the week ending May 3, 2014

I thought I'd share with you guys the Pinterest Boards people followed of mine and my most liked/pinned items of the week.  If you would like to follow me on pinterest, I have a Pinterest button on the right you can go to.

Boards People Followed This Week

 
 
 
 


My Most Pinned Pictures



omg this is so true!




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