My full time job recently became not such a full time job. I work for a real estate appraisal company, and they aren't doing so hot, so my boss cut my hours down to part time. I knew it was coming, but it still sucks nonetheless. We've got a few different plans in the works, so hopefully the bad news will turn into good news soon!
The Peterson family has decided to do "Peterson Biggest Loser" this year. We all want to lose weight, and we thought that if we do it together as a family, it might be easier to actually do it. My sister-in-law Jessie went the extra mile and made a spirit stick for the event. We switch off every month, and it goes to the person who has either lost the most weight, or needs the most encouragement. I'm not sure which category I fell into (probably the latter), but I received the spirit stick in the mail at the beginning of Feb. Yay for me! Here's a pic:
I keep it on the counter, and every time I look at it I get motivated. This past week has been the best week both eating and exercising wise that I've had this year. It really does help! Now that I've got a bunch of time in the mornings, I've fallen into a rigorous work out schedule using p90x and running. Hopefully I'll see some results soon. Trust me.. I'm feeling the "rigorous" part today. I've got the I'm-so-sore-I-can-hardly-walk routine down pat!
My dad came into town this past weekend and took us all snowmobiling. It was so fun! Remember my snowboarding experience last winter? I didn't have a great time. Rolling down the mountain just didn't seem fun to me. I love snowmobiling. It's not as cold, you don't have to be good at it to do it, and it was fun to go super fast on the straight parts of the trail. Here's a few pics: