LilySlim - Weight loss

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Shopping and Heels

Well Change of plans! I did not have time to put together an updated photo post to show my progress. But tomorrow I will.


After work me and my mom went shopping for an outfit for our Work christmas party this Friday. And also had some dinner and a margarita at El Fenix!

Yummy! Margarita!

So my mom spoiled me today and got this cute outfit for me, for the party!
Necklace: Dots
Bracelet: Dots
Shoes: Pay less
Sweater dress: Ross
Leggings: Dots


  Then we saw this cute purse!
It is kind of funky, but I love it!

And to have some fun, I tried on some Sexy Hooker Heels [no one be offended, just because you wear these does not make you a hooker, just what I call them] and let me tell you, Ive NEVER worn or even tried on a pair until now. Main reason being that I am 5'10" and my husband is 5'9", so that would be aweful. lol

But I wish I wasn't so tall because I LOVE them. haha. It is weird how freakin sexy you feel the moment you put these puppies on! But I will stick to my flats.

So anyway...thank you for letting me share random things from my day. Until tomorrow!!

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Keep going.

Today I focused on being GOOD. I have been having thoughts….bad thoughts…

Thoughts of things that equal so many calories, So I had to make sure and crack down today…keep my goal in sight. 165lbs watch out!

So Today I decided to make a To Do list and abide by it! I was very strict on myself today…and it paid off. I feel light as a feather! And freaking awesome.


Here is what I packed for work today

 Breakfast 8:00am

2 scoops of vanilla Whey Protein Shake













 10:00am Snack

1 folded slice of whole wheat bread with 1 Tbls of peanut butter and a banana













12:00pm Lunch

Campbells 100% natural soup and A green apple













My 2:00pm Snack 

6 cracked black pepper flavored triscuits and cheese cubes













My 4:00 Snack (and pre-work out snack)

Greek Yogurt and granola bar













After I worked out I had some fruit and then dinner was Corn (fresh frozen), green (fresh frozen) and rosemary seasoned red new potatos.  


I also did some ZUMBA today. On my own though...not that brave yet! I picked a bunch of videos from you tube I like and just danced along. Good enough. I break a sweat and only look like a fool in front of myself and my animals. lol

So My goal is to go ALL week like this. Eating right, doing some form of excercise EVERY day....and hopefully the scale is good to me saturday. 

If you wondering, "well, I thought that was what you were doing" Yes, your right, however...I have been swaying...and like I ranted about a few posts back, im getting burnt out..but I have come this far, I have to.......
Tomorrow I am going to Post a New updated before and after! [officially 72lbs down] And a couple other fun things...

Before I go....Im looking into yoga....anyone know where I can learn more about it so that I can attempt!?


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Monday, November 26, 2012

SIZE 10

Well Well Well....

Look what the cat drug in! Sorry I have been M.I.A. lately.....Ill blame the overtime at work and The Holiday.

Well how was everyone's Thanksgiving?!  Mine was good. It was my first holiday since losing weight and I must say, it was difficult. Granted I did just let go and ate how I normally eat on thanksgiving, however I sort of felt bad for it. I know I know....you have to splurge every now and then...

...but eating a certain way everyday and then BAM....2 meals in less than 8 hours...Its a shock. Lemmie break this down...

Lunch numero uno
homemade green beans, homemade mac and cheese, creamy potatoes, turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes, roll, and pumpkin pie!

Lunch numero dos
Peas, green beans, corn, stuffing, turkey, potato salad, rolls, and MORE pumpkin pie and pineapple upside down cake.

Omg. I was stuffed. But it was good. My tummy was in shock and a little upset, but it was well worth it.

We went to see LIFE OF PI after dinner on thanksgiving and it was awesome. Very sad, but great story.

Here are some random pics from my holiday!
 My hubby and nephew.

My two main men!
 My grandmas pies, Chocolate, pumpkin, and pecan.



Hmm the pecan has a hole in it...


[wasn't  me]
thanksgiving morning breakfast at mimis...

Buttered pumpkin bread and Coffee.













I had a wonderful holiday and I hope everyone did as well....before I go, I wanted to tell you some big news!!


Size 10!!!!  And yes they fit. Woo Hoo. Officially gone from a size 20 to a size 10. Ubber Happy!


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Friday, November 16, 2012

My Fur Babies

Meet my Fur Babies....

The story of Noala: She was a gift to me when I was 14 years old. My mom and Step dad had a Great Dane who killed me most prized and beloved Rabbit "Molly". I loved that rabbit so much. It was no ones fault. The rabbit got out, the Dog was just doing what it was built to do. So the puppy was a way to help the healing process. We went to get a beagle. In my mind, I was looking for a boy to name him Shiloh. (Real original i know...i was 14!! gimmie a break) But when I saw her, I fell in love with her diamond pattern on her neck and her butterfly on her butt....and the crooked tail she had. (they some how injured it or she was born that way..) And So I took her home and named her Noala. (from the Disney movie Lion King, only I spell it weird...once again, I was 14!!) And she has been my little princess ever since. Her hair is greying and either she is real stubborn or shes getting hard of hearing....so my little girl is getting so old. And I dread the day I have to walk in the house and not be greeted by her. But she has made the last 13 years awesome! 


Her Butterfly on her butt.
The story of Felix: Felix was actually my sister in laws kitty (my husband's brothers wife). I lived with them for a while and he was there but I didn't pay much attention to him because he was their cat and mainly with them and I had Noala. When we went our separate ways, unfortunately they could not take him where they were going, so we decided to hold on to him until they could. Well It has been over a year and he is still here. Haha. I have NEVER been a cat person. They are brats. But he is the sweetest thing ever. He is everything I thought cats WEREN'T. He does not kneed on me, he never has his claws out, he is loving and loves to be all up on you, and he gives LOTS of kisses. way more than noala. Hes a sweety pie. He is in love with noala but She doesn't quit feel the same for him. When we take her to the restroom, he meows this heart breaking meow until she is back in the house. So it is safe to say, he will be with us from now on. 


of course they both PHOTO BOMBED each others pictures....
   
*Thank you Tuna and Pretzels for making these pictures possible. :P 

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 I apologize for my lack of blogging lately.

This week has been kind of craZEE! And on top of everything I am already stressing about Christmas presents. GHAW!

The holidays are so bitter sweet. But It always works out, I just need to Get Er Done.

I’ve been doing so well on my diet actually. And have been to the gym every single day. Fought some 
 temptations as well....

I managed to do a 12 mile bike ride at the gym. On the Cycle Bikes, and my legs/butt is so sore…I’m going to try it again this time, but try to finish it a little bit faster.

I do not know why this week is so different then last week on the temptation aspect. I for some reason have so much more discipline this time around, however, I think maybe it is hitting me that the holidays are around the corner and I want to look good and I want to wow the people I haven’t seen since I started this! And get to my goal. Because although I’ve come this far. It won’t hit me or be real till I meet that magic number….


 If you have not already noticed, I made myself a Chalkboard! I just painted the back of a Dry Erase board I bought at walmart  with Chalk spray paint and so one side is chalk and one side is dry erase. 


Before I go, Something I like to call....."Yes please and No Way



                             NO WAY                                                                  YES PLEASE
Skinny Jeans....crazy busy and weird looking haha!           Hello Kitty for halloween & now christmas!
                                                                                                          

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Boredom at its Finest

Well once again I tell myself I need to get back to blogging more, but days go by! Just not enough time in the day. ugh!

So I started something new. I got a few products from a girl at work who is now selling this health product line...www.genesispure.com   <-----the website if you wanna check it out. Some of the stuff is a little pricey. But it is top of the line and featured on Dr.Oz. :)

I got some Fasting Solution. Its like a detox. You take it during the week. And man! It works. lol I've done 2 of the 4 days and I am breaking in between like they suggest. So on for 2 off for 3, then on for two more. Here is the link that says it's benefits Fasting Solution.

And then I got some Green Coffee bean, which Dr. Oz endorses. Green Coffee Bean. And I will start this after I finish my Detox! Excited to see some results. Get all cleaned out! Lol.

I also started tracking my calories again. I feel like I lost this 70lbs and got comfortable/lazy and slacked off a little recently. But It is time to get serious because I'm not done yet! So I started tracking my food and exercises on My Fitness Pal.com.  I prefer to Log my food the night before. I will plan out what I'm going to eat and then log it before I pack my lunch. This helps me during the day to not splurge. Because I get anal and want to follow my log to the tee!! lol

And I've been kickin tail at the gym. woop woop. So Hopefully I will have some big numbers on the scale!

Other than that, nothing has been going on. I would love to say I did something awesome or whatever. But no. haha

And to prove I'm a total bum right now...this is how I've spent the last 30 minutes!

Nope. Your eyes are not deceiving you.....

The gym kicked my butt so I'm laying like broccoli and playing "Draw Something". These pictures are some of my favorite ones Ive done. haha. I'm pitiful!

I promise, the next post will be more eventful! Until then!


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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Social Sunday

This Sunday I am linking up with Ashley for Social Sunday!


                                          What is currently on your wish list?
                                           IPad, new furniture, new wardrobe, and a puppy



Share a new iphone, droid, ipad app you have recently discovered that we all need.
Well, I do not think it is new, but It is new to me....and really fun/neat. Its called PicsArt and you can do all kinds of things with your pictures....





What is a new Fall TV show you have added to your DVR?
Hmm..Well the only shows I record are Greys Anatomy and American horror Story:Asylum


Share your Social Media links for us to follow you on (pinterest, twitter, facebook, etc). Tell us which is your favorite and why.
Facebook    BlogSpot     Pinterest 
Instagram 
Probably on Instagram more than anything. Love it! Love seeing friends and family members memorable moments. Plus I Love looking at pictures.


What is a TV series or Movie or Song you could listen to or watch over and over and over and never get tired of… Feel free to name one of each!

 

T.v. Series One Tree Hill. This show ended but I was so in love with it! And still watch re-runs on SOAP net....Want to by all the seasons and watch from season one. Im a nerd.






Movie, The Mist. Im notorious for turning down movies if I've seen it within the past 6 months to a year. lol.

Hubby:Wanna watch This Movie?
Me: We just saw that movie!
Hubby: Like 8 months ago!

But this movie I can watch over and over. It doesn't get old. Great movie.

 Song....anything Rascal Flatts.

But my favorite is "God Bless the Broken Road"











Hope everyone Had a Wonderful Weekend!!



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Saturday, November 3, 2012

Cleaning out my closet....literally.

It's been almost a week since my last post, It was a crazy week! Hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween!

Mine was good, I had to go to work and sported my Hello Kitty Halloween shirt!

And spent the evening with my husband.

My sister in law sent me pictures of my nephew in his costume!
He was a little Dracula. cutie!

And then this is how I spent my Friday......literally....
I cleaned my closet. Now, as you can see, the picture on the left is obviously my closet before I cleaned it. I honestly don't know how it got that bad. Damn closet Trolls!! But I literally started when I got home and finished shortly before bed!! But I am glad I did it! I have my "craft closet" back.


So as you can see, there is alot going on!
I am obsessed with arts/crafts....here's what you see!

- Yarn (for my crochet)
- Bead/Jewelry making
- coloring books/journals/notebooks
- my office/supply cabinet
- scrap booking stuff (lots of it)
- Fabric for sewing
- Embroidery
- Polymer clay
- Paints
- Chalk
- Soft pastels
- markers/color pencils/crayons


So ya see! Obsessed! I dabble in a little bit of everything!
I love turning on my pandora and sitting in the middle and just crafting!












So anyway, enough with boring y'all! I'm starting something new Monday with my diet. Trying to shake this last 17lbs!!! Its been kinda of hard and I have to do it by Christmas! I didn't come this far to not make my goal by then! So I will go over that on Monday! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!

OH!! Before I go.... I forgot, when I posted the LLS pictures I left a very Important one out....(sorry mom) lol


They had a photo booth set up....haha and props. It was funny! They only give you a few secons in between each picture! Pin It Now!