Friday, November 8, 2013

5 on Friday


Well, it's finally Friday and in mom world it doesn't mean much, but it does mean that my poor hard working husband has some time off; a full weekend, in fact! He has been working 90 hour work weeks lately and it has been brutal on all of us. I am going to keep this post short and sweet with a fun little link up I found today. So, here's five randoms coming at ya!


1.) I am way too excited about the new Seahawks scarf I am getting today. It is, after all, blue friday! And in this house we take that seriously. ;) We are die hard Seahawks fans..... no kidding, even the littles.

2.) I just blew through my new book for book club in two days! It isn't a book I would ordinarily gravitate toward but I could not put it down. It was a tear jerker, though. If you are looking for a good book I recommend Sarah's Key.  I also just read Wild by Cheryl Strayed and that was really good too!

3.) I am down 13 pounds in the last 50 days! I have recommitted to working out and being healthy. This is not a diet for me, this is about being healthy and making better choices and setting a good example for my kids. Simply by being more active and more aware of what and how much I am consuming I have lost this weight. My goal is three more pounds by Thanksgiving and then another five by Christmas. It is a little slow going, but I know it is better this way.

4.) Can we talk Grey's Anatomy for a minute? While I love this show and always have, I am a bit frustrated with the story lines this season. Not so much with what is happening, but how there never seems to be a resolution with them. It's just on to some other big drama from week to week without resolving some of the other plot lines.... don't leave a girl hanging and can't we get a little more screen time for Jackson Avery?! I mean, come on, he sure is fun to drool over, I mean look, at!

5.) I am almost done with Christmas shopping already. Yes, you read that right. I usually procrastinate till the last few weeks but I wanted to really enjoy the season and take some pressure off. So, after next week we should be all finished up. ;)

5 comments:

  1. Yay for your husband having time off! Enjoy enjoy! Holy cow you rock!! Looking forward to hearing more about your healthy living journey! I've had a rough but successful two weeks on a new program, but definitely could do so much better in the eating department :) Christmas shopping almost done?! Again, you are a rockstar!! I've never seen Grey's before... and the Seahawks... well you know where I stand there lol! Love you! Happy to see you post today!

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  2. so jealous that you are already almost done with cmas shopping....i'm just getting ready to start!

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  3. i hope you all had a wonderful weekend with brandon off!! what a hard workin' man...ninety hours...wheww...you got yourself a good man there, ashley!! and go you, already almost finished christmas shopping!
    congratulations on your weight loss...slower and steady always is a great way to you! you look amazing!
    i hope this week is treatin' you well so far! sending love your way! xoxox
    maria

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  4. Ashley, it is nice to "meet" you. Did you watch the game today? Our family is pretty die hard too. That is awesome about your weight loss. I am trying to lose weight now. It is not the best time of year to do it. But still trying...

    Happy Holidays!

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  5. GAH! I haven't even started Christmas shopping! But Avery wants an American girl doll, and I'm totally excited to get one for her. I always wanted one for myself and never got one. She's going to be totally spoiled! HAHA!

    Also, congrats on the weight loss! Great job!! (Although I thought you looked awesome before!) : )

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