The Attaways

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

So excited!!!

I've waited a few days so I would have something to write.  I'm not too exciting lately. 

The first news is that I have been subbing quite a bit lately and missed a call last night to sub but that's ok.  I'm subbing tomorrow.  January paycheck for me will only have 2 days pay.  February has at least 8 1/2 days so far.  Yay!  

Ok, I'm hopeful
I have an interview Friday!  Yay!  The job consists of working at the community college with Career Pathways.  I think it would be perfect for me.  I really do.  I'm trying not to be too excited but I really can't wait until Friday.  It's like time is standing still.  Wish me luck!

I love my new family
Jeff just set his mom up on Skype, with the help of his cousin, Leslie.  Since gas is so expensive right now and we have one income at the moment, this will help with wanting to visit with family face to face.  I'm trying to get my mom and my sister to get an account and hopefully when my brother gets internet he will.  It's very cool.  I recommend it. 

Healthy food? me? really?
We have been eating pretty healthy lately.  I had a flash back today of what I would grabe to eat at lunch or after school, stopping at Wendy's or Sonic before going home.  Not now.  Not in about a month have we stopped to get McD's or whatever.  Once a week, we do have a Sonic Happy Hour drink.  I have removed the cherries and vanilla from my Diet Dr. Pepper.  It's just too sweet now.  

Tonight we had grilled chicken, small potato wedges, rice with corn and sweet peas.  It was great!  Really!  

Saturday, January 22, 2011

I've been thinking...

about this post for awhile. lol  What am I gonna say?  Oh well, here it goes.

Workout postponed...again. 
Last night instead of working out we had popcorn, m&m's, and Kill Bill on TNT.  We needed a movie break.  Jeff was disappointed that everything gory (aka special effects) was left out.  I've never seen it and I was making stupid comments about how fake it looked.  Why do I do that?  I don't know.  Sorry Jeff.

We've had a good relaxing day.  Took lots of pics of Jeff playing with Brutus, I've searched the internet for more coupons, and took pics of our Valentine decor.  We still need to venture out to Wal-Mart.  Tomorrow we plan on attending the Methodist Church here.

Upstairs, we have some very sweet neighbors.  A lady came down and asked us if we liked meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and green beans.  Of course we do!!  So we ended up with supper!  How nice is that!?!?!  We are already planning on repaying them.

Speaking of cooking...well kinda.  Have a mentioned I received an Ipad for Christmas from my wonderful husband and in-laws?  WELL...I DID!  It is so cool!  It keeps me entertained in the kitchen.  I can actually get things done while watching the ABC Player app.  Caught up on episodes of the Bachelor and Brothers and Sisters the other night. It's amazing! :)  I remember having a tv or a radio playing while I washed dishes  when I lived at home with my parents.  I totally forgot that until this morning.

Time to head to Wal-Mart, Fred's, or Dollar General!  Have a great night!

Friday, January 21, 2011

Already the 21st of January?? Wow!

Time sure does fly when you are having fun!  I just realized that the end of January is near.  Next month will be a fun month for our family.  Tons of birthdays and All State band clinic will keep us busy.  Let's mom, sis, both nephews, an uncle, and a cousin will celebrate their birthdays next month.  I believe my mom has decided on having a cookout around the second week.  I hope it's not during All State.  Oops, may have to check on that.

I'm trying something new.  Not only this blog, but also using coupons.  I'm very excited about the idea!  I know very little about online coupons so I'm hoping the stores are ok with them.  We shall see what happens!!  I've included a link to the Krazy Coupon Lady.  Haven't watched her on TLC yet but I will.

Weight loss journey
Since January 3rd, my husband and I have been watching what we eat by cutting calories and using the website and iphone app,  I love it!  We have also exercised at least 4-5 times a week.  We both have had great results and I'm really excited to share that I can now fit into a smaller pair of jeans.  Unfortunately I've been feeling a little blah but I believe it's because I've skipped a few days exercising.  Tonight we are jumping back into our routine with Turbo Fire.  I hope to be starting Chalean Extreme again.  It's a weightlifting program that worked really well for me a few years ago.

So wish us luck!  It's a life long journey for us.