Weight-Loss Tips!

Since I posted my 50lb progress picture this week, I have gotten a lot of questions about what my secret is. So here you go, here’s my big secret….     I ate less food. I’ll share with you some of my tips on HOW I ate less food without going crazy, though. These might […]

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Update 2: Moving In!

We officially got the keys to our new place on July 1st. While we appreciated the free housing Mark’s company provided for us, he was more than ready to be done with hisĀ 10 mile commute to and from work that typically took almost an hour! He became acquainted with that lovely Southern California traffic right […]

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Since we had two cars that needed to be re-homed to California, Mark and I each had to drive out separately. Mark had to attend a week of training in the Bay Area so he left about 10 days before I did. My parents graciously offered to make the drive out with me, so I […]

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First Impressions

I’ve now been in California for two whole weeks. I was surprised when I looked at the calendar and discovered it’s ONLY been two weeks. I left on the 6th with my parents for a three day road trip to get the rest of our stuff and our other car out here. My first experience […]

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