Friday, January 29, 2010


Today was good.  Stayed on program :)  I was supposed to go to the chiropractor today but I ended up having to work till 6.  That's always fun when someone comes in at 4:45 pm and can't give me a sample (I do drug testing for the ones that don't know lol) and I end up having to be there forever.  So I just ended up canceling and just going to work out.  I love working out on Friday nights lol.  There was no one there hardly.  It was really nice having my choice of machine.  I'm going to go tomorrow before I get my oil changed so I hope it's the same way.  I'm going to mosey into the weight room and check it out.  I really wish the pool was open lol.  So I don't think I'm going to blog everyday about this.  I pretty much am saying the same thing over and over and over lol.  I feel like I should just copy and paste lol.  I'll probably blog about it again on Tuesday after I weigh in.  Hope everyone has a happy weekend :)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

4th Day

Today was a good day :)  I didn't get to go work out today at the gym because the weather was pretty crappy here but I did do yoga booty ballet here at my house.  I love ybb.  The one in partiuliar that I have is called "Latin Flavor" lol except they pronounce it "Flava" lol.  It's alot of fun.  I have drank so much water today lol.  I feel like every 5 min. I'm going to the restroom.  Aw, the joys of water.  The gift that keeps on giving lol.  I did very well on my eating too.  Still stuck to program.  I did go to Sonic and get a medium Diet Cherry Limeade.  I had never had one before but I'm still staying away from Dr. Pepper's even if it is a Diet Dr. Pepper lol so I decided to try those.  They are pretty good.  They'll come in handy when I need a fix.  I am having a problem though.  I have been itching to go get coffee.  We don't have a Starbucks but we have a great coffee shop here called Cpl Ray's (which in my oppionion is better lol :) but I have no idea what to order lol.  I can't order what I use to because there are 3432343423433234 calories in it lol.  I do like just regular coffee with splenda and creamer but is there a way to order something like a white chocolate mocha that I can have?  I know there are sugar free stuff but I'm just not sure.  If anyone is reading this and has a suggestion let me know lol!

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Three Days...Wash The Road Out Of My Soul...Three Days....Love You Out Of Control

Day #3 :)  It went really good. I found out that we are doing our weekly weigh in on Tuesdays so I'll be posting results then. But as far as my day went I stuck to my eating plan and did fantastic.  I even stepped out and ate lunch at Western Grill with the girls.  I can't remember if I have mentioned it in an earlier blog but HEB has these individual size apple and brown sugar oatmeal that is out of this world! lol.  It is 10 times better than Quaker Oats for sure AND it's low cal, low fat, and high in fiber lol and we all know fiber is our friend lmao.  It's what makes the weightloss world go  At lunch I had a small grilled chicken breast and a little bit of mashed potatoes and a little bit of green beans lol.  I say little bit of green beans because I'm not the biggest fan of veggies.  Well I love salads and of course the starchy veggies lol.  I've acknowledge the fact that in order to have better eating habits and to make this successful you have to eat your veggies.  When at home I cook french cut green beans because I seem to eat those better.  And I've also learned that I have to eat them first before anything else because other wise I won't eat them lol.  Just a few little tricks I learned about myself the last time I was successful at this.  I went to work out but didn't work out as long as I wanted to.  I started to not feel to hot so I decided that I better stop while I was ahead lol.  For dinner I had a sandwhich with Sara Lee Delightful bread (1 point for 2 slices if your doing Weight Watchers lol).  I also found Lays light are better for you than Baked Lays.  Oh and I also had a banana.  So all in all it was a good day.

Day 2!

Hi my name is Christy and I haven't had a Dr. Pepper since January 22, 2010....Well day 2 went good!  I just stuck to cardio again but next week I'm going to incorporate some arm stuff in the weight room.  The pool isn't open right now because they are making repairs but when it opens back up I will prob. try to make a water areobics class or just go and do my own thing cause I love being in the water.  My eating went really good too.  I stayed on target and didn't eat anything i wasn't supposed to :)  I also have been getting all of my water in.  I bought a disposable 2 gallon container at HEB when I went grocery shopping so I wouldn't drink all of the water at my office.  I need to buy one that I can refill.  I'm going to blog again tonight so I can give you an update on Day 3 (today) and be caught up where I can always blog at the end of every day. Who knows....I may even blog from the treadmill lol.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Victory, Victory Is Our Cry...V-I-C-T-O-R-Y....

The alumni football game is this weekend!! It's going to be so much fun! My friends and I are all planning on going. I hope my expectations aren't to high lol. When I was in high school we had the best football teams. And Andrews had great teams even till after my sister graduated in 01. But I don't know what happened in the last 8 years because the teams haven't been real great. I went to a few games and it was like the crowd just sat there and nobody cheered (except there really wasn't anything to cheer about lol) and everyone was just there to chat. The coaches are Tyson Deaver and Nick Blackmon. I think they'll do great also! I wish it could've turned into a reunion weekend or something. Who still might lol. I don't know who all is coming in for it but it'll be fun. We should plan to meet at the "Furr's" parking lot :) except I just read that it's been moved to Ratliff Stadium.....bummer....

Day 1!

Well it's been day 1 and I've done good so far! lol. We met last night for our first weigh in and guess what! I had lost 20 lbs from the last time I weighed myself lol. I was pretty excited! I was expecting the worst! Of course it doesn't count for the contest but it counts to me :) When I got there I didn't know exactly where to go but ended up meeting one of my team mates and he and I went to the back and weighed in while we waited on Stephanie and our other team member. When Stephanie got there we did a mock weigh in for the camera and then we went to the cardio room. We did 30 min. of cardio and it wasn't bad at all. I was so nervous that they were going to make me do a bunch of stuff that I couldn't do and make me look stupid lol. We just got on treadmills and did that for 30 min. My eating is going good too! But why is it when you are trying to eat better that all you want to do is eat? Or all you think about is food? lol. I think I'm going to make some homemade corn dogs tonight that way I can have them in the fridge and warm up through out the week for either lunch or dinner. Or if it's low enough a snack lol.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Tomorrow, Tomorrow I'll mean...I'll Work Out Tomorrow...

Tomorrow is the day! The BL Program starts. I'm excited and nervous lol. I'm excited for the outcome. I went grocery shopping today and it was great to shop how I use to shop. I bought some great things and can't wait to get back to the way things were. I'm nervous though about the first day. I haven't worked out in Lord knows how long lol. I really hope that they aren't hard on me lol....We shall see. They say it takes 21 ddays to form a habit so it shouldn't take anytime at all :)

Friday, January 22, 2010

Big Loser Program :)

Back around my birthday my friend Janet told me about this ad she saw in the Odessa American about a program that the Odessa YMCA was starting and Stephanie Rivas one of the anchors of CBS 7 was getting a group together for it and wanted viewers to send in there story's for her to choose 3 people to join her for her team. They were going to announce on the news on January 5th what to do and where to send it and so on the 5th I set my dvr for the news lol so I wouldn't miss it. When I got home I watched and found out that I needed to send it to her email. I immedietly got my computer and emailed her. Well time went by and I thought she had already picked and didn't pick me. I was wrong!!! lol. This morning my step dad called me at 7 am and said "They just announced that you were picked to be on Stephanie's team for the big loser program" I was like omg are you serious? lol. I seriously thought I wasn't going to get picked because that's how my luck goes lol. But she picked me and 2 others!! I hope she liked my story and picked me for it and not that maybe they didn't have enough people send in for it lol. I'm not sure what all the contest intails but I'll find out Monday :) I can't wait and I'm going to try and blog every day about it. It's a 15 week contest so I feel that if I stick to it like I plan and like I have in the past I can accomplish alot. 2010 has gotten off to a great start!!!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

nails, nails, toenails, nails

I'm going back to doing nails!!!! Yea!! Well just part time lol. One of my bestie's owns her own shop in Andrews and is moving to a bigger building and in town (right around the corner from CRS actually lol very convient...Kristy and I already have plans to meet on the corner of 1st and Broadway to chit chat lol) and I asked her if she was getting a nail tech and asked if I could do it part time and she said yes! Yea!! lol. I'm excited. I hope it works out. Not work out working with Kristy cause been there done that 20 times over lol but doing nails in Andrews. I hope that I meet the customer's expectations. It's hard competeing with the Vitamese shops. The product they use is ridiculous lol. I know I'll do good though. She is hoping to move in Feb. 1st but I told her I wouldn't be ready to be there then but still wanted to be there. I still have some of my stuff from the last time I leased a station but I need to get a few more things and get my independent contractors license. It's so exciting and I hope I build a successful nail business here :) I can't believe I've been a nail tech for 10 years!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Happy Post Holidays!

I hope everyone had a fabulous holiday!!! Mine started out kinda rocky but ended up being good.  I started the week out by going to Odessa to have Christmas with my mom and Craig.  It was a good time but missed having my sister and Mike there.  My mom made chicken crescent rolls (my great grandmother Molly's recipe...yum) and after we ate we opened gifts.  I got a new pair of Justin's and they are so freakin comfy lol.  Over the years I've definatly turned into a flip flop and boot kind of gal.  My friends are into heals and I'm like show me where the Yellowbox's are lol.  I also got a gift card to JC Penney.  Most of ya'll know but I worked at JCP on and off in the salon as the nail tech for 7 years.  Before going to work for them I don't remember ever hardly shopping there but I love shopping there now lol.  I used my gift card New Years day to get a new vacuum.  You definatly know your getting older when you find joy and excitement in purchasing a vacuum lol.  It was definatly a small Christmas on my end but I got my Mom a Women of Faith daily devotional and Craig the book on the man that was in his 50's playing football for Sul Ross (the title left me lol....).  Then on Christmas eve I went to dinner at my Grandmother's with my Dad, Uncle Mark, Aunt Chris, and Emily.  She made enchilada's, beans, cornbread, and ordered a cake for mine and my dad's birthday's.  When the lady asked what she wanted on it and what we were into she said "Well he's a cross country truck driver and she likes to play bunco" and so she put a truck with dice on it lol.  It was cute :).  My pops got me and ipod touch...yea!!! I've moved into the here and now section of the technology world lol.  I love it!  I had uploaded all my cd's to my laptop a while back and I had enough to play continuesly for 3.5 days lol...can you tell I love music?  My dad also got me an Xpress 101! Finally!! I've wanted one forever!  I'm sure you've all seen the inormercial with the older lady with the red hair and she makes all this stuff and makes it look so good and easy. Well it is super easy! Plus, with it just being me it is totally helping with serving sizes.  I suggest anyone that is cooking for one purchase one.  My Grandmother got me the perfect brownie pan and that works awesomely also.  I love random kitchen gadgets lol.  I got my dad a gift card to Barnes and Noble so he can get himself a book on cd to listen to on the road.  My tradition on Christmas eve is to go to my Nana's and stay the night with her and the next morning we wake up and my cousin's come over for breakfast.  It was super fun this year because little miss Rori Tatum and Drake were there.  She got her very first Cabbage Patch Doll :)  Later that night we all got back together and had enchilada's (yes I had enchiladas twice for the holidays lol), rice, etc.  It was alot of fun getting together with everyone.  My mom and Craig went to Cymbre's.  Since she is so close to her due date she couldn't travel and they want to be there for the church that Mike works for's Christmas eve service.  That following Monday was my 29th birthday.  I do not know why but I had a really hard time with my birthday this year.  I use to love my birthday but this year I wanted it to disapear.  I'm better now but it was a rough week with that lol.  New Year's eve Angela and I went to Hunter and Meg's for a get together.   Nolan, Hunter, Meg, Humberto, Collin, Collin's girlfriend, Sumer, Scott, Rori, and Drake were there too.  We played games and had alot of fun.  It was a great holiday for the most part and was glad for the time off but a new year is here and time for new beginnings.  I'm excited to change in 2010.  It's gonna start soon and I hope to keep track of my process on here.  I don't like to make a resolution so I'm going to say call it a goal.  What are YOUR goals for 2010?

Drake snug as a bug in a rug...

Rori insisted on putting some of her Goldfish crackers on her breakfast plate

Hurry up Nannie....

We were the only one's in our pj's....I tried to get the other's to participate but no one wanted to lol