My everyday Weight Watchin', Points countin' and Chit- Chat to help me loose...

Friday, December 3, 2010

Energy for a workout?!

My muscles hurt and I like it. Weird I know. At least they are sore and I know that good is going to come of it.  It has been way too long since I have worked out. Geesh....two kids later Ive got some bum toning and loose tummy to fix!
Everyday is pretty much a work out for me. A lot of calorie burning from the time I get up till I go to bed.  Any other Stay at home mama's get what I mean? 

No sitting. The only TV I have on in the day is cartoons. It is non stop from crying needs to washing my 3 yr olds face after a sticky candy cane, making breakfast, lunch, dinner, diapers, loading the kids into their car seats, load myself in the car then realize I forgot something in the house... back in the car. Then "oops" forgot baby bottle in the house. Get back out of the car. Back in the car. I forgot to let the dog out to pee...back out of the car. Dog peed. lock up for the 4th time...finally back in the car ready to go out.
did I forget....
Up the stairs to laundry, down the stairs Those baskets get heavy when you have toys loaded on top of them as well. Or the always "Mom I'm hungry, can you get me this! Okay I'm done the vent.  Kids are exhausting! I love them with every ounce of they sure poop me out.  I seriously never stop moving.  I would love to know how many calories that I burn throughout my day. It is scary to know what I wouldn't be burning if I didn't have kids to chase after all day.  When I purchased my gym membership at the YMCA I was a little nervous to find out if I even would have any energy to work out after the end of my busy Stay-at home mom day.  So after one week of trial...I LOVE IT!!  I look so forwards to going to the gym at night after the kiddo's are in bed.  Even though you may catch me out of breath on the treadmill it is a quiet time for me. It is "Me" time. ...Much needed. Who knew I would come home after and feel happy, energetic and very refreshed? I sure didnt. I think I am going to like this new lifestyle.  It has only been a week, but I know that it will be very good for me and my family to keep this up.  my tired rut is over. I like having energy!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Weigh-In Wednesdays

Wohooo! I am down 2 lbs!! So pumped! I havnt cut much out of my diet except for pop & obviously counting my points going on my plate. I'm sure it was just a lot of water bloating weight that disappeared this week.

Apparently A block of butter weighs about 1 pound. I just lost 2 blocks of butter!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

So......Do I have to workout now???

The title says it all.  Today I got a membership at the YMCA Our community fitness center. Not just for me, but for our whole family.  Got a tour of the new facility and fell in love with the top of the line equipment.  Televisions built into the treadmills, crazy looking equipment that I have no idea what they do...but I like it.  I guess ill have to pull out the workout gear and whip by butt into shape. I can do this...right?!

Baking with Red

O.K CONFESSION............

I have a baking blog too! It made be contradicting having a weight loss blog and a baking high calorie blog right?! I have a passion of creating cakes and cookies and giving them as gifts on holidays to my friends & family. Hey..I have even sold a few. This blog Daily weigh in is all about balance for me. Just because I Love to bake and decorate seriously high sugar Red Light foods does not mean I have to stop baking because I want to loose weight. This is why I am going to lifestyle the weight watchers route because you can take of a bite of just have to count points. Portions people. I will bake a cake and eat it too...(but sadly just a sliver) but at least I am not depriving my body of what it is craving once in a while. So if you want to check out my "Other" so. You are NOT going to gain weight by just looking through the computer screen. Come on' I dare you....

Bath & Bodyworks- Twisted Peppermint is Here!!!

I love this product! It is so fresh smelling & uplifting.  I am a esthetician of 7 years and I just love this product by Bath & Body Works.  The smell is great because it is good for both women and men.  I purchased almost the whole line of the peppermint fragrance. I give this a 10\10 * in my books. go rush out to the store to get yours.  I just want to say Thankyou bath and bodyworks for making me happy once again!

Monday, November 29, 2010

You Are What You Eat.

"Your arteries are the rivers within your body that continually transport essential nutrients and oxygen from your heart to the rest of your body".

 A big part of staying healthy and also keeping your arteries clean and clear is related to your diet and what you eat. If you have read on my about me profile you will have learned that I had a health scare a few years back. I now plan to do as much as I can to prevent any problems in the future. I control what I eat so why not make sure that what I am putting in my body is the best thing for it?! There’s no joke in the popular saying that says: “You are what you eat.” It just makes good sense that what you put in your body is what will reflect out in all aspects of your health.

It’s been reported over and over that eating a cleaner diet full of fresh fruits and vegetables (preferably organic) can really help prevent heart disease and other life-threatening ailments – plus help scrub away built-up clogging plaque in our arteries.

 A friend of mine is amazingly dedicated to putting the best foods on the table for her and her family. I do envy her for her dedication and healthy chosen lifestyle to what is called "clean eating".  I used to have her daughter in my day care and the pressure was on to make sure I put down healthier meals for her daughter. We always do eat healthy anyways but when she brought the eating cleaner lifestyle to my attention I never really did realize how bad some of the store bought ( apparently healthy foods) were so bad for me and my family.  If you read her blog you will learn a lot about this.  She brought to my attention her cooking habits and lifestyle changes she had made for her family.  She uses no processed food as her guideline and lives by that.  I am a big fan of her blog.  She has brought a lot to my attention about eating better through her blog I have learned about the importance of eating cleaner. I will try little by little to get some of the bad processed food out of our fridge but it may take some time to to go full fledged clean eating. Right now my concentration and focus is to loose a few pounds , meaning I may have a few artificial ingredients in my meals...but one day I would love to be as dedicated as my friend Dallas. 
You can learn about her and pick up some great tips at  

Presidents choice pro advantage


 Way to go PC! I am not a huge fan of yogart. I actually find it kind of boring and bland to eat on its own. But I tried this one that I picked up at my local grocery store the other day and it is D-E-L-I-S-H!

It is only 2 POINTS.

90 Calories, 2g Fat, 2g Fibre