Look I’m back!

I’m back!! Don’t fall off that chair!!

I signed up for a 60 Day fitness challenge and my first day is TODAY April 4th!!

~~ My accountability is my journal~~ So I’m using this as my platform to share with other ladies who want to be their best self. Health is important to me. I got off track with my eating but can and will bounce back to a no refined sugars, no gluten & no carbs or processed food pattern. I like to follow a gluten free, paleo diet!!

Day 1 Meal

~ Easy overnight oats
~Tuna lettuce wraps with avocado
~ Chicken wings & beet salad
my go to snack will be banana & almond butter

with that I have already drank 8 glasses of water and nothing else not even coffee!

Tonight is my assessment (Weigh in & measurements)

My goal in the 60 days is 20 lbs .. If I can  add an extra 5 that would be perfect!! LOL

See you on the flip side!!

 

 

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A little foolish!

I’m not one to start confrontation. I was brought you to keep my mouth shut if I had nothing nice to say at all. I get why. WHY: because sometimes you just might regret that action (after the fact.) right?! Well I have something to say about what happened at the Grammy’s (2015). I won’t even give the satisfaction of a name because it’s not hard to figure out. I have lost all respect for people who disrespect individual talent. No matter who you are, what you do, what you say. Everyone is human have feelings. It’s not the first time this kind of thing happened. So my cliche saying is: fool me once shame on you fool me twice shame on me.

End of my little rant without being evil about it. I really wish that people would just learn to appreciate what they have worry about their own personal business. Clearly money can’t bring happiness, but I do believe money is the root to all evil. It was very well projected that night.

On a clear note Congrats to the big winners, and amazing performances. (even if they where in one of them) I still give respect.

Please learn to love, respect and to cherish moments. Remember you can’t undo something foolish. Think before your actions.

I miss you!

Yesterday would have been my Fathers birthday. He had past away 10 years ago. October 2015 will make it 11 years. I miss him so much.

I have been with my husband 10 years this May and married 8 years this October. I truly believe my Dad sent him my way. Knowing he’d be the man for me. I miss him on days where I need insight of a mans perspective. I miss him when I’d like something fixed quick. I miss him for all the big things he has missed. The birth of his grandchildren, My wedding, our Father daughter dance. All the birthday parties past, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, all the little things that make me think of him.

Today I am taking a drive out the the graveyard to say hello. What breaks my heart is my Mom. I really know the meaning of missing someone when they are gone. Gone forever. I just wanted to pay respect to a man who battled a fast fight. He was diagnosed with cancer and 3 months after he was diagnosed he passed. It was hard to see but at the same time was a life experience I learned from. Truly opened my eyes to never fear the end.

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Staying committed is hard!

Staying committed is hard. I failed last week to submit 3 blog post. My intentions where to write about Friday night is our family movie night. I was also going to write about a fun birthday party. So instead I will talk about my wonderful weekend with the kids!

Some of you may know my husband is a shift worker so sometimes he works during the night and sometimes he works on weekends. Sometimes it’s a struggle and I wish I had 10 arms when he is not here. Just because this past weekend was one of them weekends for us.

Friday night is usually “Family Movie Night” or “Family Board Game Night”. This past Friday was Movie night. We watched Big Hero 6. I worked Friday during the day so I had a nice spaghetti sauce cooking in the life saver crock pot. recipe here. We had friends over to join us. Another mom and her son. As I was solo with the three kids. Hubby was working all weekend. We had a fun night. My youngest son fell asleep but that’s always the case. He only stays awake for the popcorn the falls asleep with a half eaten bowl of popcorn.

On Saturday morning they woke me up for 6am. They where ready for hockey. I was a sleepy Mommy. I said “no boys, no hockey until 2:30 this afternoon. Please go back to bed. Nope they where ready and up and at em! So I woke up made pancakes for breakfast and started the day. My peach of a daughter likes to sleep in till 8am so that works for me. I’m able to get a few loads of laundry done before it’s her turn for breakfast.

Not sure if any of you had this issues or have with any of your children. My oldest son’s adult teeth are growing in his mouth before his baby teeth fall out. He has already had one pulled out because the baby tooth was not moving. To make space for the adult tooth to come into it’s spot. It did nicely. So Saturday morning after all our shenanigans, my son complained his tooth hurt. I knew the same thing was happening just on the other side. I looked and his gums where inflamed. So I took him to the dentist making him miss his 2:30 hockey game. My hubby took our other son to hockey with our daughter. Keep in mind he has to work again. So I took our son into town to get his tooth pulled. (poor little guy) I rush back home. When I get home hubby is out the door to go to work. I get dinner made ready we all calm from a crazy busy day. My Mom decides to have a little visit with us. It was nice having a helping had at this point because I was trying to get organized for our day on Sunday, and get things ready for the week. Let alone who has time for a blog? Ekkk especially when I’m solo with the 3 kids. I don’t have time to sit.

Sunday rolls around breakfast is served. The boys have a birhtday party to go to. I don’t feel it was appropriate to bring my 1.5 year old daughter with me so I dropped her off at my Moms. Went to the birthday party went back to my Mom’s after the birthday party was over ate dinner at her place. When we got home I showered both boys, put my daughter to bed. Read the boys books put them to bed. When I looked at the time it was 8pm. I was ready for bed and called it a night. I do love my weekends but I also look forward to weekdays when the boys are in school. It’s a calm I like. I can breath a little easier. Good note my hubby is off work for a few days. I maybe seen him a whole 6 hours this weekend. That’s what make my heart grow fonder. (ha)

Enjoy your Monday! Staying committed is hard! But I am committed to my FAMILY 1st and foremost!  Blog 1 of 3 this week! I got this!

Family First!

My boys at the Princess Birthday Party ❤

Oh Monday!

Today I have stuff to do! I get a blog post up (CHECK) 2 do a quick 20min work out (next on my list! But first eat breakfast! Has anyone fallen off the wagon? Did you make a New Years resolution? Are you still going strong or have you fell off track and said never mind. Ok I admit I missed one of my blog post last week by one! But guess what? I’m here and I vow to do 3 this week. See I have 1 down and 2 to go!! yahoo me!

So my goals that I set for myself in January are to work out 3’x a week, so I signed up for dance class with my 16 month old daughter so that makes 1 (automatically) and I usually clean 1 or 2 houses a week so that puts in another good work out. And I usually followup with 1 at home making that 3 workouts a week. So my goals are complete and I force myself to stick to it. 21 days’ to create a habit. We are day 19. So 2 more days will make it a habit. So far it’s going great with 1 slip up. I am back on track. It’s ok to fall off but always remember to jump back on and get on track! Who said goals are easy?! They are easy once they are habit.

Oh a little plug for Paddington Bear! I loved that movie. I took my 6 year old to see the movie with me on Friday and we both fell in love with this movie! A must see.

Also the hockey game on Sunday was fantastic!! Here are a few photos from the game. I love watching my boys play. So much fun! Both my boys are on the same team #4 and #8 🙂

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Our first dance class Salsa Tots!

So today was my first dance class with little Miss C. She loved every minute of it. In my last blog post I made a comment how we were a very active dancing house. I always have the music going. Pause (while I put some music on)

I did not get to take any photos yet but I will. As today was the first official class and now I see the structure it will be easier to take photos in the next few classes that we attend.

Here is the program that I joined. Salsa Tots (Latin groove for kids on the move) for 1 hour
Music songs that we listen to are:

1. Hola
2. Salsa Tots Cheer
3. The Flamenco Flamingo
4. Salsa Baby on Board
5. Follow Me
6. La Cucaracha
7. Latin Limbo
8. Conga Line
9. If You’re Happy and You Know it
10. The Mexican Hat Dance
11. Besitos y Abrazos
12. La Bamba
13. Shake it, Baby!
14. The Siesta Song

If your located in the Ottawa, Ontario area there are a few locations for you to check out (Orleans, Greenboro, Glebe, Westboro, Barrhaven and Kanata. Check out the website for more info Dancing Mama there is still room at the Orleans location if you want to join. So much fun!!!

Sign off Dancing with my Kids!!! Wooohhhhhooooo!! A Salsa Tot!!

Almost failed!

Almost failed my 3 bolg post this week.

My goal for 2015! 3 blog post per week and 3 work outs per week. I got 2 workouts this week and Friday I am doing another work out. I signed up with my daughter who is 16 months old. I joined Mamma Dance it’s a class that gets you interactive dancing with your child. My little girl loves to dance! Who really likes to dance? We do!! I always call our house the dancing house. When making dinner I always have music playing. Right now writing this blog post I have music playing so yah music makes us a dancing house. Someone is always dancing.

So this is my 1st blog post this week. I have two more to post! I’ll post photos of tomorrows class (gives me something to share) and I’ll post something on Saturday) My boys have a hockey game and I am proud to say my oldest did get his first goal! Proud Hockey Mom! My life is busy with kids, routine, homework, dinners, lunches, working (cleaning houses), laundry the list goes on. If your a stay at home mom or a work out of house mom you know all the special tasks that are required. Just never ends! But I made a promise to myself to keep going forward! And focus on my goals and tasks. I know my blog post are boring I get it. But if you don’t like them then just don’t read it! I once heard someone say “We are good at writing our thoughts, and we get followers, but we are bad at commenting or committing to be a fan of a follower” . Each day I will go through the blog post I follow, and I will give a star to each of my followers just because! It shows you appreciative of the time they took out of their day to give you a little bit of them! Their thoughts on something that is dear to them.

I leave you on this note! “You must not be afraid to sparkle a little brighter, darling.” ~ Kirsten Kuehn

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