First new post with my domain

It would have been nice if I could have posted something like “OMG, I’m down 3 dress sizes”, which would be even more remarkable, since I don’t wear dresses.  But life is not like that.  Last month, I made a huge career decision.  Leaving a place that I had been with for over 15 yrs (collectively).  I changed not only my employer, but the industry I worked in.  I went from private sector to public sector.  Big changes.

Positive Changes

But I wasn’t sitting idle, doing nothing about my blog.  In fact, I was creating the page that you are now reading this entry from.  I’ve wanted my own domain from the start, but I made a deal with my husband.  I would promise to blog at least once a week for 3 months.  If I did that, then it would prove I was serious.  So I did that, and more.  But when the time came to actually purchase the domain, I realized there was so much research to be done.  Then, when I did chose my host company, next was actually setting up the blog.  So many themes to choose from.  I want my site to be clean and not cluttered so again, lots of research and watching Youtube videos.

That brings us to pretty much now.  I have my own site and I’ve transferred all my posts over here.  What’s different?  I am so excited.  I have menu options now!  I can put recipes together, more to come on that as I figure out the best way to design that section.  I can review items, not just food.  Best of all?  You can follow me!  I can say that I have “followers”.

Now on to this weeks weigh in.  I really wanted to skip this one especially.  I’ve missed two meetings in a row, I was in Dominican Republic with very special friends, Rachel and Jon, who got married.  Now, I’m sure that there was low fat Pina Colada’s and low carb fresh rolls, I just didn’t see them.

Week 21 weigh in

Up 2.4 lbs.  OK, I can take that.  I’m alright with knowing that I had a fantastic week and while I didn’t always make the healthiest decisions, I did make quite a few.

Next up?  As part of a work sponsored event, I am part of the GCC, Global Corporate Challenge, click here to learn more about it.  But what you need to know is that I’m on a team of 7 fellow employees competing against other teams (over 30,000 teams globally) to see how far we can “virtually” travel.  Our starting location is Rome.  Yesterday I logged over 12,000 steps.  Thanks to my husband for joining me at the indoor walking track. (see pic below, I added more steps afterwards).

Day 1 GCC

So, now that I have the food figured out, I’m starting my “get up and get moving” phase.

Enjoy the week and check back for more content.


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