Tuesday, January 27, 2015

A Few Randoms...

-So, we're right smack in the middle of house hunting.  Normally, looking at houses and planning our next home is something I love doing...notsomuch this time.  Finding a rental, even if it is only for a year, isn't easy.  There's just so much to consider: features, yard (or lack thereof), neighborhood, vicinity to work/school...it's kind of mind-numbing after awhile honestly.  Plus, you have to act really quickly to get a reasonable rental in this area.

We've been on the hunt for about a month now.  Our lease here is up in a few days, but we're pretty sure we're going to have to extend it a month to find the right place.  We're going to look at a couple of places this week, so fingers crossed please!  We would love to have a yard for Hardy and Emma Ramey by spring.



-For some reason, Emma Ramey has started to ask me to take a picture of her each morning as we leave for school.



It's a shame she is so boring.



-I'm starting week 3 of Pure Barre. 




I will say, it does get a little bit less challenging. I won't say easier, because it's still freaking hard.  I shake like a leaf in each class.  But, I don't feel like I'm going to die anymore, and I can actually move the next day...so I figure that's progress. 

As miserable as I make it sound, I actually love it!  I'm really using this month to see how much I would actually use an unlimited package...I might go to buying by the session after this month, but I'm going as much as I can make myself for right now.  Hopefully we'll start seeing some results before long!



-On that note, let's talk about weight for a second.  I'm beyond annoyed by it.  I think I mentioned that we bought a FitBit Aria scale a few weeks ago.  I love that it records your weight automatically...however, I don't know if something is off with it, or I'm doing it wrong, but I haven't lost a single pound in three weeks of meticulous calorie counting and exercise according to this scale.  Talk about frustrating.

But, I am losing inches, and that's what matters I guess.  But I'd like to see that number move down a little, you know?  Say it with me - I will not cave and eat all the things.  I will not cave and eat all the things...



-On that note too:  Pure Barre ain't cheap, and I'm slowly figuring out why.  Not only are the classes a little pricey, but you start wanting all of the cute clothes that girls in the class are wearing.  A few things that have either made their way into my closet or my wish list in the past few weeks...


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 78 | 9 

Somebody buy these for me, please and thanks.



-I am loving the eMeals Clean Eating Plan we've been trying for the past few weeks.  I'll be honest - I thought the food would be gross.  It's not at all - if anything, the food is more flavorful because you're using more wholesome food.  Plus, it's making me branch out and try things like this...


...I hadn't ever even looked at a butternut squash before trying this.  But, I tried it in a curry last week and realized I actually liked it a whole lot!   If you're an eMeals-er like I am, try it for a week or two, you'll be surprised!



-I am beyond ready for my shows to be back this week!





My favorite two are back on Wednesday and Thursday.  Anything I'm missing?

-And, to wrap it all up, a few of my current favorite Ecards...