Author Archives: SarahK

About SarahK

Single mom. Cat lady. Loves red wine, thrift stores, the zombie apocalypse, artsy craftsy projects I never finish, tacos, Sherlock, and old houses.

Spring will be here soon

Spring isn’t here officially yet, but it feels like it. Everything is budding and trying to bloom so the pollen count is already ridiculous and we’re hitting temps in the 70s (we’re just outside of Atlanta, GA). I’m not going … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Last week I was up just a tad with .8 lbs gained but this week I’m down a pound! I’m down a total of 8.2 pounds! The holidays were hard. Really hard. I wound up throwing in the towel and … Continue reading

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My jeans will button again!

Y’all. I can button these jeans. A month ago they wouldn’t button and now they will button. They are still a smidge too small for me to be comfortable wearing them in public but they button!! I’ve noticed my work … Continue reading

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Chugging along on Weight Watchers

OK, so it has been a few weeks on Weight Watchers and I’m still losing weight with no exercise. I’m down a total of 6.4 pounds now. It is like an early Christmas miracle. Some things I’ve discovered that are … Continue reading

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First week on Weight Watchers

I’ve been on Weight Watchers one week and so far, so good! I weighed in today at my second meeting and I’m down 5.4 pounds! I almost fell over when the lady told me that. I know that type of … Continue reading

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First Weight Watchers meeting, today’s weigh in, and looking back at my weight gain

Me – today at 171.6 lbs OK y’all, I did it. I went to my very first Weight Watchers meeting. Here is a picture of me today. I want to be able to look back in a few months and … Continue reading

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Trying Weight Watchers

I signed up for Weight Watchers today. I tried it years ago, lost a little bit, and then quit. One thing I didn’t like was that the program back then really focused on upping your fiber intake which left me … Continue reading

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Well that didn’t work

I tried the Fit Girl’s Guide 28 Day Jumpstart and didn’t last 2 weeks. I had a hard time following the workouts because it’s a written plan. I couldn’t figure out some of the exercises so I’d have to stop … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading – Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway

I had read reviews on of Gaia’s Garden by Toby Hemenway and finally found a great price on e-Bay. It talks about permaculture for your home garden which is something I’d heard about but didn’t totally understand. This is a … Continue reading

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We got chickens!!

For years and years, I’ve wanted a flock of chickens in the backyard, as pets and for egg production. Hubby was skeptical, I think because of the cost and the work involved. Still, I dreamed, read homesteading websites, stalked Instagram … Continue reading

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