Jan 28, 2011

Friday Updates

So this is funny. I got to work this morning and immediately had two 'hey tell's' from girlfriends stating "Al, I just heard on the radio Carrie's publicist said she is NOT pregnant, and that some Internet buzz had been going on". Ha. oopsies. And check this article here. My favorite line? "It looks like an excited fan got a little keyboard happy and published these rumors". BAHAHAHA. oops.

OK in all seriousness I know this article was not referring to ME, but you never know... Carrie does know my blog address ;) Only because I pasted it ALL over the gift that I gave her. hehe.

Moving on, I recently decided that it is time to cut the crap and get in shape. I have been a good girl ALL week in regards eating and working out, and gosh darn it I am going to keep it up! I am only eating natural foods (very few packaged things) and keeping the cal count low. My goal is to work out 3-4 times a week, and only drink ONE diet coke a day. So far, so GOOD! My goal is 1-2 pounds a week, which is pretty standard and healthy right? I use to always do weight watchers and LOVE it, but decided to give this little plan of mine a go. We will see ;)

SO to keep me motivated, I have chosen a few things I will be purchasing myself when I get to my goal weight. Drum roll please...

The items I am currently LUSTING over, but are NOT allowed to buy until I reach my goal are:

This lust-worthy pair of Hudson jeans. I have been eyeing them for some time now, but decided what better motivation than for these beauts to me be my reward ?!

And secondly, I am wanting ALL three of these bathing suits. Isn't Vickies the best? I have wanted the third suit for awhile, and actually promised it to myself last spring, HA, but never ordered it.

Anyways, I am outta here chics! This weekend I plan to tend to my injured eye (corneal abrasion, whole nother story that would just bore you), go shop shop at Sephora for ALL of your rec's from the other day, and then the week of being a single mommy commences on Sunday. I have my babies all week, overnight, every night. Things should be interesting ;)

Stay safe this weekend lovies!

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MJ said...

I so need to get motivated to get fit! Maybe I'll pick out a couple of cute prizes for hitting my goal. Love that last suit, so cute!

Michelle said...

loving these bathing suits!!

PS: got bored while sick and made a new blog to go along with my other. the link is in a post from today! check it outttt.

Lindsay said...

i started working out like crazy since the new year and i told myself when i get more toned i am totally buying myself a pair of hudson's :) i am so with you!!!
and that 3rd bathing suit is super cute :)

Cassie said...

Love those jeans!

Amber said...

I saw that article earlier today and almost sent it to you but didn't want to ruin your day! I was saving it for Monday! LOL

PS - check my blog Monday. I think I'm going to start a weekly post that bloggers can link to as an accountability tool for weight loss. I know so many of us are doing different types of diets/healthy eating choices & workout routines so I thought it might be nice to link up and share tips/triumphs/failures/etc.

I need some serious accountability in my life and I'm hoping this will be the trick! :)

Kelsey said...

i love the second and third bahting suits and I set the same goal I have a pair of jeans and a dress in mind for when I reach my goal weight! you can do it!

Beth said...

i'm with you girl. i've done weight watchers off and on for years. i really like it. i just can't get motivated enough to work out. and i just booked a trip to puerto rico for late april...i gotta get on it with the fitness!

Caroline said...

What if she did read it on your blog and that's what caused her publicist to come out with that?! That would be awesome!!! Good luck with your healthy eating habits. Why is it so hard???! Happy Friday!

Twenty-Something Blonde said...

I have those jeans and I LOVELOVELOVE them!!!!

Mighty Burns said...

Ok but it would be pretty funny if it were your blog :)I love that top bs so much I have seen it a few times on the vs website.. i think in different colors though.. very cute!

Ari- Audrey Onassis said...

The 3rd suit is the cutest ever! Good luck! xo.

Adrienne said...

Those jeans are adorable! And I LOVE Vickies swimmies! I'm totally adictted, I buy at least one new one each year from Vickies. Love that third one! Come on summer!

According to Ashley said...

That third suit is fabulous!

Claire Kiefer said...

I JUST posted about this very issue (healthy food/exercise/getting in shape for bathing suit season BEFORE May, haha!). I find that the hardest parts are: a) going out to eat (when I have social stuff), and b) I work two jobs so sometimes it's hard to fit exercise in), but otherwise I'm on top of it. I've been eating really well (today I had lunch with a former student, and I got 1/2 salad, 1/2 soup)--hoping to get some good workouts in over the weekend!

Leah said...

Love the bottoms with the white suit! Have a great weekend!

Abby said...

Girl, you are so going to appreciate this...MY MOM LOOOOOVES YOUR BLOG!!!! Ha! She thinks you're hilarious (as do I!).

Happy Friday and good luck with your plan :)

Rissy said...

absolutely love that first suit.... I am always in all black.

I have been trying to eat healthier too... and I just read two post about girl scout cookies. Ugh someone just shoot me please!
Good luck! Your healthy eating plan sounds great!


Brittany said...

Starting Monday, I'm hoping on the healthy train too! Maybe I should buy a bathing suit and hang it on my wall to motivate me :-) haha.

Love the 1st and 3rd bathing suits! Super cute.

Have fun with your babies!

Pat & Amy Plus 1 said...

Oh I have those Hudsons and they are fabulous. I swear they look amazing on every body type!

Pigtails and Bowties said...

I always motivate/reward myself with VS bathing suits...they are the bomb...I am totally digging the last one, too :) I need to lose a few lbs AND get a tan!! Haha Have a great weekend!


Jill said...

Excellent motivational rewards!!! I need to set some of those for myself as well...hmm. How in the world would I narrow down my list? I should at least start somewhere. Otherwise I'll be the blob I'm on my way to becoming (I'm sure the chick fil A last night did not help...)

Laura said...

good luck! i've been on a eat healthy/get in shape kick too, actually I juts got back from the gym (on a saturday morning, go me!)

best of luck, that bathing suit is adorable! My goal is my friend's wedding in March, going to buy a hot dress and blow the socks of everyone :)

Sassy In The South said...

How weird, those jeans have been at the top of my "reward" list for a few months as well. I love, love, love them! The VS pics are definitely great thinspiration! I am currently doing weight watchers :) it's going pretty good, but it is tough! Good luck!

Amanda said...

I am new to the blogging world and just came across your blog. It is super cute and I'm excited to follow it. PS love the VS swimsuits!

Mandy said...

That second swimsuit is so sexy! Love it!! Have a great weekend!!

Ally said...

That third swimsuit is to die for!!!

* Jessica * said...

I have also decided it's time to get in shape and am using a VS swimsuit as my reward. I totally hit up the gym today too! Let's face it, if I get to shop as a reward, I'm definitely more on board! :) Good luck with the "single mommy" life this week!

Megan said...

You crack me up! I seriously think sometimes you're reading my mind! Some tips I've found helpful: the MyFitnessPal app for the iphone helps me keep track of my calories and the Wii fit (although it's kind of me with it's 'oh' when you step on the board), keeps me advised of my progress!

Lauren H. Edmondson said...

I adore Hudson's - best booty jeans ever (next to the Joe's Honey fit)

The Shabby Princess said...

Bahahah, I am cracking up here: " looks like an excited fan got a little keyboard happy and published these rumors"--hilarious!!

Love those Vickie's swimsuits! I need to use that as a weight loss reward too.

Good luck with bein' a single momma this week!

xoxox loves love

Day Old News said...

You and me both, girl! I have been a slave to the gym for the past week and hope I can keep up this momentum. Good luck with the kiddos.

adrianne said...

Those Hudsons are my FAVORITE pair of jeans I own. You will so love them! And that third suit is something i have been eyeing too! Great minds think a like:) I just started reading your blog and am loving everything!! Looking forward to more:)

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