WoW ~ Week 10

This Wednesday I actually have another loss to report! I am down another 1 1/2 pounds!! =) I was actually surprised, since I haven't really been "trying" since Sunday, but I think it has become a habit to watch my portion sizes and avoid over eating... Combined with a...

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WoW ~ Week 9

Well, not much to report this Wednesday. I weigh the exact same as last week. I had lost 1 1/2 pounds by last Friday, but I quickly gained it back on Saturday (Baby Shower Luncheon), Sunday (White Chocolate Mocha, Carl's Jr. Burger, and Trader Joe's Snacks), Monday...

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WoW ~ Week 8

It's Wednesday, and time for me to report this weeks results. This past week, I only exercised twice, but I've been making healthier food choices and eating lots of lean protein, only whole grains (for the most part), lots of vegetables, some fruit, and staying away...

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WoW ~ Week 7

Time to report my Weight on Wednesday once again... This past week wasn't too bad! Last week I started following the food suggestions in Making the Cut by Jillian Michaels. I was able to keep my daily calories between 1200-1400, and never felt hungry. In just four...

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A Quick Update

I can't believe it is already Thursday!! It has been a busy week, and I just haven't had the time (or motivation) for blogging. Did you know that if you get Strep Throat bad enough, it can turn into a Kidney infection?? I didn't, but that's what happened to hubby this...

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WoW ~ Week 5

The weeks are flying by, and I am late posting for Weight on Wednesday once again... My life has just been so busy! Most of my free time (and then some) has been spent catching up the bookkeeping for my Aunt's Mini-Market. I was almost a year behind, but it is CAUGHT...

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WoW ~ Week 4

I had this post ready last night, but forgot to click publish. Oops! =)I haven't had much motivation or time this past week, and it really showed on the scale this morning... Or could it have been that White Chocolate Mocha from Starbucks last night?? Anyhow, I weigh...

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WoW ~ Week 3

It's Wednesday ALREADY?!? Ugh! I was doing great. I weighed on Saturday, and was down another couple pounds, but I totally blew it Saturday night eating pizza and the scale jumped up FOUR POUNDS! I didn't think it would make that much of a difference. Obviously it...

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WoW ~ Week 2

Wednesday sure came around quick!! I didn't do as bad as I thought I might. Even though we ate out and had cake a couple times, I was really conscious about portion size and snacking. I think that might be what saved me from having a gain this week... It could have...

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Walking at the Track

Walking at the Track

Last spring I use to walk the track at the local Middle School with a friend, while our children played together... Unfortunately she moved, and I have just not been that motivated. However, yesterday, since we were in town already, we decided to go for it and check...

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Prayer of Mothers

Father in heaven, grant me the grace to appreciate the dignity which you have conferred on me. Let me realize that not even the Angels have been blessed with such a privilege—to share in your creative miracle and bring new Saints to heaven. Make me a good mother to all my children after the example of Mary, the Mother of your Son. Through the intercession of Jesus and Mary I ask your continued blessings on my family. Let us all be dedicated to your service on earth and attain the eternal happiness of your kingdom in heaven. Amen.


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Hi! I'm Jessica, a Roman Catholic wife and home educating mother to our nine children. I was home educated myself, along with my eleven younger siblings. I have a special devotion to St. Therese, through whom I have been given much help and many blessings--the beautiful "Shower of Roses" that she has sent my way! Here I will record a few of the blessings I treasure. Please remember that what you see here is just a little glimpse at our lives, so please say a prayer for us, as we continue to strive for holiness.

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