Saturday, December 10, 2011

Where am I???

Where am I these days?
That is a very good question. I have been busy finishing up the semester for school, dealing with finals, annoying teachers and planning Christmas. 
We have also been trying to change our living situation over the past couple of months. It's all for the better and when the time is right I will give all the details. It has been a lot of paper work and a lot of waiting waiting waiting waiting. We should know before Christmas and at the latest by the end of the month. 
With the busy-ness of this month we have been eating out a lot which is not only un-healthy it is also expensive. I find myself actually craving home cooked healthy food. 
I am excited for the holidays, I am also excited for the holidays to be over.
I am excited for everything that is happening around here!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Don't stuff your bellies too much! 

Sunday, November 13, 2011


I just finished watching this documentary. It is life changing and it really does make Food, Inc. look like a Disney movie. If you have not seen or heard about it be WARNED it is very graphic in nature. The nickname for Earthlings is "the Vegan Maker". 
Where has the idea of being humane toward animals gone?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011


Hello my name is Rusti and I have been struggling!

Why is that something that has been so hard for me to admit? I have been struggling in all aspects of my life recently, the past couple of months have been getting worse. My struggling started with my healthy living plan and has slowly trickled into every single aspect of life, school, parenting, marriage, friendships. I have slowly become something that I have never been: reclusive and introverted. Those two words have never, NEVER, described me before. I used to be energetic, outgoing and confident in myself. I want to be that again. Being that way had nothing to do with size or weight, I was those things at my heaviest weight and biggest size. However, maybe hitting my "i'll never be that weight again" again has caused a downward spiral that I can't control. I really need to get a handle on it because it is beginning to affect relationships and even my parenting in a negative way. 
I don't want to sit here and type away some false promises about how I'll be better so I will be journal-ing my thoughts and what action I want to take on paper over the next couple of weeks and sharing them with you all here. I remember sitting here last November after Tricia ran the Rock n Roll Full here in San Antonio and wanting to be able to run the half this year and meet her. Now that race is on the 13 which is this Saturday and I won't be there to run any part of it or to meet Tricia, who in my opinion, is one of the most inspirational people I know here in blog land. I am very grateful to have the people in my life that support me and believe in me. I am thankful for those like Tricia, Mary and Allan and so many others that have gone before me to show me that it is attainable if I just put my mind to it and get it done.
Thank you so much for reading and sticking with me through my somewhat involuntary hiatus.
I will hopefully be post my journals on a bi weekly basis at a minimum.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Developing a Mission Statement!

I want this to be part of my mission statement for running and weight loss.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Fire Up For Fall Week 6!

Fire Up For Fall Challenge!

Motivational collage of Kelly Osbourne's Shape mag cover with my face on them!

1. What have you done to achieve your goals this week?
blah...moved $300 to savings. 

  2. What have you done to make yourself feel fabulous?
Pedicure with my bestie Kelly on Saturday.

  3. Do you listen to music when you work out? What gets you fired up?
Yes. Pink, fergie, Ashlee Simpson ect. The older before breakdown, 
Britney spears stuff. 

  4. What's your guilty pleasure music? How does it make you feel?
The Corrs, Backstreet boys. Just reminds me of my teenage years.

  5. If today were a song what song would it be?
My Give a Damn's Busted, by Jo Dee Messina. T.O.M. is effecting my mood today.

Triple Dog Dare Challenge Weigh In #4!!!

258lbs so +4lbs. I HATE T.O.M!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Fire Up For Fall Week 5!

Fire Up For Fall Challenge!

This was awesome!!! And I didn't fall out so kudos to me!

1. What have you done this week to achieve your goals?
1. Workout 4 times a week. nope only once

2. Journal food, workouts and weigh ins. Weigh ins will be once a week.
journaling food has been pretty good, workouts, there are none to 
journal and weigh ins are documented on blog and myfitnesspal.

3. Stay on course with our budget. We are on course!

4. Cash ONLY! eh, don't ask!

5. Become an ex soda drinker. again, don't ask.

2. What have you done to make yourself feel fabulous?
hot air baloon "ride" and spending a weekend disconnected from technology.

3. It's half way through the challenge, you can change 1 or more of your
   goals (max of 3) if you want to....what are you going to do and why?
Not changing any. I really need to accomplish all these goals.

4. What's your worst bad habit and have you ever tried to tackle it? Do you want to?
Laziness and procrastination. Yes I want to but as a procrastinater it 
doesn't come easy!

5. Fun Time: Would you rather have Burgers for feet or Sausages for Fingers?
Burgers for feet for sure. 

Triple Dog Dare Challenge Weigh In #3!!!

Sucky weigh in 254lbs. so basically a loss of half a pound according to me or a whole pound according to the challenge.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Weekend Away!!!

Hello All,
This weekend my little family is taking off on a short road trip to see my Daddy. I will be offline for two glorious days. I have been longing for a trip somewhere that is technology free since about 3 weeks after we came back from the beach in July. I am looking forward to this weekend for numerous reasons.
I have packed up workout clothes, my ipod, and have every intention of taking advantage of the peaceful hill country scenery by taking walks/runs(more walking than running) as much as possible. We will only be there Friday evening, Saturday and early Sunday morning. We will be heading home about 930 on Sunday morning to make it to the second service at church. I am hoping to get a walk/run in on Friday evening and at least one on Saturday. I am also excited for this weekend because I will be taking some time to work on homework and studying without having to watch my son at the same time. My hubby has promised to take over the child for an amount of time (hopefully about 2 to 3 hours at a minimum) for me to work on my English paper that is essentially due next Tuesday(peer review) and is due to the teacher on Thursday. 
In general I'm just excited to see my Daddy and Betty since we haven't been to see them since June!!! Almost 4 months since we've seen each other. They are ecstatic and they were talking about all the food they want to make for us :( I am packing breakfast foods, snacks and some light lunch fare. I am not going to be completely rude by not eating any of the meals they cook. I will however be very careful about how much. I am taking fruits, yogurt, rice cakes, reduced fat peanut butter and corn flakes. I am hoping to fill up on my healthy stuff so that when dinner time comes around I won't be that hungry thus justifying a small meal. I am weighing in with Allan and the TDDChallenge tomorrow seeing as how I will not only be technology free but also scale free on Sunday. I have also packed my journal so that when I return on Sunday I can input my food and activity on myfitnesspal. I also plan to reflect and write down my thoughts and reasons and what I want out of weight loss and healthy living. I hope to come back refreshed, re-focused and with plenty of blog material!
I'll see ya'll Sunday!!!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Fire Up For Fall Week 4!

  [3]" target="_blank"> [
              alt="Weight Wars" width="300" height="225" />

My son wearing my glasses that he took right off my face. My positive this week!
1. What have you done this week to achieve your goals?
Goal 1. Workout 4 times a week. I did not work out last week
at all. I need to get to it.
Goal 2. Journal food, workouts and weigh ins. Weigh ins will be once a week.
I have been using MyFitnssPal to document my food and water intake. When I 
start working out I will be documenting that there as well.
Goal 3. Stay on course with our budget.
We are fairly on course with out budget. I have our next paycheck all planned
and written out. Now we just have to focus on sticking to it.
Goal 4. Cash ONLY!
2 steps forward 3 steps back. Paid off a credit card last week, opened 
and charged about 115 on a Kohl's charge this week. Don't ask. It will be 
paid off by mid november.
Goal 5. Become an ex soda drinker.
I am still struggling with this. Dr. Pepper is my nemesis and Diet Pepsi
is just a filler for it to avoid the calories. I really need to get off
the caffiene.

2. What have you done to make yourself feel fabulous?
I don't remember what if anything I did last week for this one.                                  

3. What is your go to food or activity when you've had a bad day?
Food is definently something cheesy so mexican or italian. 

4. What's the last thing you did that you were really proud of?
Technically this should be for next week but since I am late on 
writing this I'll use it now. I found a capri running skirt by Fila
that fits me!! I am so excited to use it. 

5. Fun Time:  What was your favorite school subject, and your least
                              favorite? Why?
My favorite subject in High School was actually Chemistry. My teacher
had a huge impact on my life. I wish I could find her so I could thank

Monday, October 10, 2011

Triple Dog Dare Challenge Weigh In #2!!!

I weighed in yesterday for the TDDC
254.5 so a loss of 1.5lbs. Although it is only being counted at a 1lb loss. 
I'm okay with it. I know I wasn't completely on plan and did not start exercising last week. On to a new week.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Fire Up Week 3!

 Weight Wars

I love these boots! I can't wait for my calves to be small enough to fit into them!

1. What have you done this week to help get to your goals?
1. Workout 4 times a week.  worked out twice this week totally 75 minutes. 
2. Journal food, workouts and weigh ins. Weigh ins will be once a week. I am getting better at journaling my food and workouts with myfitnesspal. It has been interesting seeing how the calories add up.
3. Stay on course with our budget. We are doing our best to stay on budget. This week is a pay week so we will see!
4. Cash ONLY! Rocking this one. We have only used our debit cards once in the past two weeks!!!
5. Become an ex soda drinker. Since I have switched to diet for the TDDChallenge I will be cutting them out fairly soon I believe. I don't really care for diet dr pepper and diet pepsi only does so much for me. 
  2. What have you done to make yourself feel fabulous?
Exfoliated and moisturized my legs. It felt so good!
  3. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What are your goals? Ambitions?
Hopefully done with school working in an accounting department or payroll. Possibly have one more child and have our own house.
  4. Give us a tip or a fact. About anything, what is something great you've
  heard that everyone should know?
Debt is dumb, CASH is KING!  5. Fun Question: What was your most recent dream that you can remember?
It's been a while since I've a dream that I can remember. I can't recall. 
I can't believe that it is already week 3!

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Triple Dog Dare Challenge Weigh In #1!!!

Original Weigh In 261lbs
Today 10/02/11 Weigh In: 256lbs
I LOST 5LBS in 7 days just by eating on plan and drinking enough fluids. I am so excited! Yay for results!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The Triple Dog Dare Challenge!

Hello everybody,
I joined the Triple Dog Dare Challenge hosted by Allan. I've stumbled around getting on plan these first 3 days. The most difficult part has been getting in the fluids. I am supposed to drink 118 ounces of fluids a day. The challenge does not specify water however, I am for at least half of that to be water. I also now know that when we get the next menu I will be grocery shopping from that menu for everybody in the house, not just myself. 
This week we had already been to the store for the regular shopping trip and then after I received the menu for me I went back and spent another $100 on stuff just for the challenge. Hopefully, the budget for groceries will be balanced by purchasing less of everything else and everyone will get healthier by eating on plan. 
I am beginning to get my "sea legs" so to speak. I just need to get moving with the exercise part of the challenge now. 

Monday, September 26, 2011

Fire Up Week 2!

    Weight Wars

Inspirational Picture
Photo from Google.
1. What have you done this week to help you achieve your goals?
  1. Workout 4 times a week. 
I got in one 30 minute workout this week.
2. Journal food, workouts and weigh ins. Weigh ins will be once a week.
I have not used my journal yet. I weighed 261lbs this past Sunday.
3. Stay on course with our budget.
Just plain busted the budget this past paycheck.
4. Cash ONLY!
5. Become an ex soda drinker.
Working on this! I am getting better about them.

2. What have you done to make yourself feel fabulous?
  I finally got a haircut! 
3. What is your talent? What are you good at? {Genuinely, EVERYONE has
  something big or small}
I am good at cooking, making lists, and singing.
  4. What's been the highlight of your week, toot your horn, what are you
  proud of !
I am proud that I didn't lose my cool in math class and yell at the teacher.
  5. Fun Question: What's your guilty pleasure TV?
Glee!!! I've only seen the first season but I can't wait to see seasons 2, 3 and the movie.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Fire Up For Fall Week 1!

1. What are your goals for the Fall Challenge? (List your 5 or more goals)
  1. Workout 4 times a week.
2. Journal food, workouts and weigh ins. Weigh ins will be once a week.
3. Stay on course with our budget.
4. Cash ONLY!
5. Become an ex soda drinker.
2. Why have you chosen those goals?
I have chose these goals because I need to get back to working out and journal-ing my food. My husband and I have been doing relatively well sticking to our budget and using cash only, we just need to continue doing so. Number 5 is about becoming un-addicted to caffeine and sugar, specifically in soda form. When I was pregnant with our son I wrote down everything I ate and kept a log of my glucose levels while I had gestational diabetes. It kept me accountable to the diet that was prescribed and kept me from gaining to much weight. 
 3. What have you done this week that's made you feel fabulous? {this will be
  asked weekly so make sure you do something!!}
  Started reading The Help and made a 90 on my math test at school.
4. What do you think will be your biggest challenge in reaching your goals?
  Finding my motivation to work out and log everything.
5. Fun Question! Where in  the World do you live? What's amazing about it?
I live in San Antonio, Texas. I think the diversity and culture is amazing. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Money where my mouth is...

Hello all,
So, I have been thinking recently...
I really love this blog world. I really want to get something out of it other than just writing about my frustrations over not losing any weight. How can I expect to lose weight when I haven't put in any of the work in to yield a loss. And also how can I sit here at my laptop and complain and whine about it when I am the problem in the equation. And also when I could be outside being active or taking my son to the park so he can be active. I have no excuses! I just need to quit being lazy! 
 I have decided to put my money where my mouth is. 
I want to be under 200lbs by Christmas and I am going to do whatever it takes to get there.
I want to be active for at least 30 minutes a day. I know it should be more than that and I will work up to that. I will start with walking in the mornings. Not just a leisure walk either, a brisk pace. I will be wearing a pedometer. I wore it today at school and I only walked 1.21 miles. I know my two school days a week are my "active" days. 1.21 miles in a day is just disappointing. I thought I would have been getting at least two miles in on school days. I know I am probably not even getting a full mile on the other days of the week. Also, the NO soda September is starting now for me. I am hoping to make the NO soda thing a forever thing. I can learn to like Crystal Light, plain water, I already like milk and orange juice. I just need to replace the soda with mostly WATER.
I am going to start with walking 2 miles a day. 
I will build on that every week or so. When I have accomplished this for 2 weeks I will be adding in other forms of exercise. For now I want to keep it simple and this seems simple enough to stick with. Wish me luck,

Day 13/30 Days Blogging Challenge

A letter to someone who has hurt you recently:
I won't be putting this online. I will be writing the letter to a friend and shredding it. I haven't been hurt recently (in this year) so whatever I write will be from a previous old event. 
I will write on my blog about my problems and issues with losing weight however, I will never air out any dirty laundry about friends or family. It's just not what I do. 
Thank you for respecting my wishes,

Monday, September 12, 2011

Day 12/30 Days Blogging Challenge

How you found out about Blogger and why you made one:
I found blogger through searching from Google "weight loss blogs". The first blog I read was Tricia's, Endurance Isn't Only Physical. From there I found more. Eventually I decided that having my own might be an accountability tool. 
So far it has kept me somewhat grounded, I have mostly maintained although at one point for about 3 months I was losing. I am hoping to get back into a routine that yields losses! 

Sunday, September 11, 2011

New Financial Blog

Hello Readers,
I have started another blog! This one is about my family's journey to become debt free!!!
Please check it out!
I am so excited about this! I have wanted to have a financial blog for a while! I will hopefully be able to keep up with both of them!
Thanks for reading!


I am remembering 9/11 this year as the tenth anniversary of the towers and 9/11 as the eleventh anniversary of my very awesome and influential Aunt Susan's death. 
God bless all the troops who have fought against terrorism for our freedom.

Day 11/30 Days Blogging Challenge

Picture of me and my friends:
I don't have a good pic of all of us. I have one pic of all of us and all but one of our heads is cut off,
lesson don't let the drunk one take the pic! 

Day 10/30 Days Blogging Challenge

Music you listen too when happy, sad, bored, hyped, and mad:
I don't know any specific song but type of music I can do.
Happy: country and pop
Sad: Christian pop
Bored: Country, pop, oldies
Hyped: pop, dance.
Mad: christian to calm me down

Day 9/30 Blog Challenge!

Something you are proud of in the last few days:
I am proud that I have drastically cut down on the amount of soda I drink. I am making headway into quitting them for good. I am also proud of the mile and a half walk I went on in the trails at the part yesterday. It was so much fun and felt awesome. 

Day 8/30 Blog Challenge!!!

Short term goals for this month and why:
Exercise at least 3 times a week, to lose weight.
Quit drinking soda, to get off the sugar and caffeine.
Lose 15lbs, to get healthy.

Day 7/30 Days Blogging Challenge

Picture of something/someone who has had the biggest impact on your life:
I don't actually have a digital picture of this person. I will have to scan one into the computer. 
My Aunt Susan had a huge impact on my life. She died 11 years ago today.

Day 6/30 Blog Challenge!!!

Favorite Super Hero and Why:
I haven't ever really thought about it. 
Favorite Captain America, because he's awesome.
Like I said I really don't know but I'm putting this because this is the most recent super hero I've seen. Maybe Ironman could be since he has that cool suit and all but I don't know.

Day 5/30 Blog Challenge!!!

A picture of somewhere you have been:
The Lady and Sons restaurant in Savannah, GA. Photo from google images search. We went to Savannah, Ga. for our honeymoon, specifically to visit this place and hopefully to meet Paula but her and her hubby Michael were on a romantic get away! 
The food was amazing!

Day 4/30 Blog Challenge!!!

A habit you wish you didn't have:
I have two:
1. procrastination
2. sodas, namely dr. pepper. 
 I am working on both of these habits. 

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Day 3/30 Blog Challenge!!!

Day 3: A Picture of Me and my friends:

Sweaty cleavage pic of Kelly and me(we look crazy!). We have been friends for 8 years.

Hubby and I... we are best friends, 7 years.
Mary, for some reason I don't have any pics of us together and this is the only one of her I can find! Friends for 6 years.
My big puppy Daisy, she's always there for us no matter what! 4 or 5 years.
Kelly, Christin and Me, at my birthday baseball game this year! Christin and I have been friends for 6 years. Mary, Christin and I all met in Fall 2005 in college.
My cousin Melissa and I! We have been friends all our lives! 24 years! We had just finished having Makeovers done at MAC!
I am only missing a picture of one friend, Loretta! I will have to get one soon!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Day 2/30 Days Blog Challenge!

The Meaning Behind My Blog Name

My blog name is very much like me. 
I am a texas girl and I am gettin' fit(eventually)!
That's day 2!

Friday, September 2, 2011

Day 1/30 Days Blogging Challenge

Day 1 of the 30 Day Blog Challenge asks for a recent picture and 15 facts about myself.

Taken August 26th, 2011 after my MAC makeover!

15 Facts about ME!!!
1. I am 24 years old.
2. I wanted 7 children...until I had ONE!
3. I have a tattoo.
4. I feel like I can succeed if I  would just apply myself.
5. I am scared of success...and I'm not sure why.
6. I am an only child.
7. I am always asked if Rusti is my real name, yes it is!
8. I have only been out of Texas twice in my life.
9. I went to and graduated from the same high school as my mom, aunt and uncle. My mom was class of 1981 and I was class of 2005, GO BUFFS!!!
10. I was on dance team until I broke my foot for the 2nd time.
11. I have broken the same foot 3 times in my life. 
12. I love wacky haircuts/styles/highlights but I never have them done to myself.
13. I love hunting but don't hunt.
14. I am allergic to bunnies.
15. I fear I will not be able to provide everything I want for my son.
That's Day 1. I didn't even know some of these things.

30 Day Blogging Challenge!

Toot is hosting a 30 day blog-a-day challenge! I have decided to take part. This is the list of topics for the given day.
30 days of blogging challenge!
Day 01- A recent picture of you and 15 interesting facts about yourself.
Day 02- The meaning behind your Blogger name
Day 03-A picture of you and your friends
Day 04- A habit that you wish you didn't have
Day 05- A picture of somewhere you’ve been to
Day 06- Favorite super hero and why
Day 07- A picture of someone/something that has the biggest impact on you
Day 08- Short term goals for this month and why
Day 09- Something you’re proud of in the past few days
Day 10- Songs you listen to when you are Happy, Sad, Bored, Hyped, Mad
Day 11- Another picture of you and your friends
Day 12- How you found out about Blogger and why you made one
Day 13- A letter to someone who has hurt you recently
Day 14- A picture of you and your family
Day 15- Put your iPod on shuffle: First 10 songs that play
Day 16- Another picture of yourself
Day 17- Someone you would want to switch lives with for one day and why
Day 18- Plans/dreams/goals you have
Day 19- Nicknames you have; why do you have them
Day 20- Someone you see yourself marrying/being with in the future
Day 21- A picture of something that makes you happy
Day 22- What makes you different from everyone else
Day 23- Something you crave for a lot
Day 24- A letter to your parents
Day 25- What I would find in your bag
Day 26- What you think about your friends
Day 27- Why are you doing this 30 day challenge
Day 28- A picture of you last year and now, how have you changed since then?
Day 29- In this past month, what have you learned
Day 30- Who are you?
Super excited to take part in this. I cannot however, guarantee I will have a picture for every day that asks for one. I will try my best though. I don't have a camera so I have to rely on whatever I already have, my phone or internet. 

Labor Day Weekend and New Commitment!

This labor day weekend I am renewing my commitment to live a healthy lifestyle and to lose weight. I need to lose about 150 pounds to be healthy. My first goal may seem somewhat extreme, however, I will have smaller goals to keep me on track. 
First Goal: Lose 50 pounds by December 31, 2011
This renewed commitment has all started with the beginning of the No Soda September Challenge. The challenge is being hosted by Mike at Starting At 500 Pounds. I also must admit that all this is also due to Mary at asmallloss and her being back on track! It all inspires me so much! I can't wait to be down 50lbs!!! 
My first official day on the no soda's will be September 3rd. I finished off the two Dr. Peppers we had in the fridge on September 1st then, I broke down on the 2nd and purchased one from a machine. 
My daily routine will (hopefully) go as follows:
Wake up: 6am
Workout Complete: 6:40am
Shower/Breakfast Complete: 8am
Be at school: 830am
My smaller goals will be in ten pound increments! I am so excited!!!
Thanks for reading,

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Right classroom...wrong time!

Fall 2011
has started!

I have started classes for Fall. I am taking Math 0303 and English 1302. I am very happy with my English teacher, she is so very sweet. My math teacher is nice however, she teaches SUPER fast!!! I will have to be very disciplined and organized to keep up with her.
So about the title of this, I am so definitely a BLOND;
Tuesday was the first day of class and I made the brilliant decision to NOT print my schedule and just put the room number and class in a memo on my phone. Well, I forgot to put the times in my phone. After traffic and having to walk FOREVER to get to the building I had gone to the right classroom but at the wrong time! I felt so dumb! 
Anyway finally made it to math and had a great day!
Realized I will need to take a snack for in between classes, almost fell asleep my first day in English. I also have new goals for this semester, by the end of this Fall semester I want to achieve:
1. take all 3 flights of stairs without being winded 
2. not feel like my tummy sits on the desk while I take notes
3. be under 200lbs!
Three simple very achievable goals for this semester!
I am very excited!
Dedication and discipline is my mantra for this semester!

Monday, August 22, 2011

Beat the Heat Summer Challenge Week Eight!

I can't find the button anymore, sorry.
Also, I don't have a camera or a high tech phone so I don't have any to import my pics for the week.

What did you do this week to work towards your goals? 

What did you do this week to make yourself feel fabulous?
I curled my hair and tried new colors of makeup. I also
plucked my eyebrows and it just made my face look a whole
lot cleaner. 

What has been your biggest challenge this week?
Getting moving and being motivated. 

Do you need neatness and order to feel good or does a bit of untidiness not bother you?
both...let me explain, in some areas of life, like school and budgets I really need 
order and neatness. In other areas, like our "living room" i don't mind it being 
untidy because that is where our 2 year old has his toys and play area.

Would you rather be attacked by 20 duck sized horses or 20 horse sized ducks?
20 duck sized horses! they would be really adorable.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Beat the Heat Summer Challenge Week Seven!!!


Revised Challenge Goals:
1. Read my Bible in 90 Days.
2. Lose 20 to 30 pounds.
3. Take vitamins daily.
4. Drink at least 100 ounces of water daily. 
5. Start Running.
6. Save up a Baby Emergency Fund: $1000.

What have you done to help you achieve your goals?
We went grocery shopping and purchased a bunch of
fresh fruits and salad makings. We have also been 
eating all of our meals at home(no money to go out).
It's been interesting coming up with 3 meals a day
And seeing how often we were eating out. It was almost 
on a once a day basis at a minimum.

What have you done to make you feel fabulous?
Colored my hair! I have also been thinking of
starting another blog that would focus on 
money, budgets and becoming debt free, what do ya'll
think of that?

If your house was on fire, and you could grab ONE thing 
(outside of people and your computer/laptop,
 they are all out) what would it be?
My file/picture box. It has shot records, birth certificates and 
our wedding pictures.
Tell us about your blog. Treat it like a book, what’s happened so far? jk. Mostly a girl talks about losing weight and has a few
sucessful small attempts but always ends up back tracking. She really 
wants to be sucessful but she must first find the motivation to do so.

Fun Question:  Tell an embarrassing story about yourself. No dodging.
When I was 12 or so I got locked in a bathroom at Taco Bell. It was the 
first time I had worn a full face of make up. I freaked out! When they 
finally got the door unlocked I had mascara and makeup running all down
my face! Another embarrassing story was in the 7th grade I went from gym
class to home ec and then found out my shirt was inside out and backwards.

I can't believe that this challenge is almost over already. It seems like July flew by! I know I haven't been putting pictures up but we don't have a camera and my phone sucks at taking pics. 
Thank you for reading, hope everyone has a great week!