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I Feel Good

Now that's a confidence booster.

I had to take some time off of working out. I really overdid it with my knee last weekend, and since then, it’s almost like having carpal tunnel in my knee. That’s how it felt. Straight, I’d have shooting pains up and down it, from my ankle to underneath my patella. When it’s bent, it was the tendons on the back of my knee. I guess I took WAY too many steps, and that’s what caused it.

But, I’m still seeing a major difference in the shape of myself. The above set of pictures shows it. The big one is how the world would see me. the top right is relaxed stomach. I can still see a little fluff but I can also see the definition that is starting. The bottom right is the sucked-in, the way I stand normally. The definition isn’t amazing and perfect, but there’s more there than when I was 90lbs before I got pregnant with Madison.

I actually weigh pretty close to what I started at (that lovely time of the month, so a lot of excess water weight), but I feel better than I usually do during that time. I’m amazed at how well things are going. So, while this week has been about recuperating with my knee, I’m excited to get back into it. I’m hoping, when we upgrade phones, that I’ll be able to go for runs and things while the kids are in school as well.

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Slowly Darkening

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Shoes, running, doing that.
I’m hoping to start doing that again soon.
This time, without the pain.

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Weekly Winners: December 18, 2011–January 07, 2012

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All shots taken with a Canon Rebel XS, Sony Cybershot DSCW120, Kodak EasyShare C195, or the HTC Surround Windows Phone More can be found on my Flickr account

First off: HAPPY NEW YEAR! I missed the first post, and the Christmas post, so y’all are gonna get flooded Open-mouthed smile
Second: NEW Weekly Winners header! I Red heart it! It was created using Project 2012: January – Mega Stash by Connie Prince. Seriously. The cutest kit, right? EPRFECT for this!!
Third: There is no real third Open-mouthed smile Just like going “THIRD” Rolling on the floor laughing Yes, I’m a dork. Y’all love me anyways, right? We’ll see if anyone even reads this Smile with tongue out

Notes on what has happened since December 17: Well, December 15th, my best friend had a baby! Kids got out of school. Josh is OFFICIALLY REGULAR (meaning paid holidays and actual days off … this weekend was his LONG weekend Open-mouthed smile). Um, I got a NINJA food processor blender thing. New Years. Christmas. All that good stuff.

Okay, now I’m going to shut up! On to the pictures!!

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Weekly Winners – August 24th through August 30th

Pictures taken with a
Nikon Coolpix L4 Digital Camera
Samsung BlackJack II Smartphone

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Little Boy Mess

It’s amazing how that little of a boy can make that big of a mess, 😆 And, yes, that’s Frosty the Snowman on his tv, :loser:
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