Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Weight Watchers Wednesdays (& Other Stuff)

week 1 (Wed. 3.9.07) ~~~~~~ Just getting started!
week 2 (Wed. 3.14.07) ~~~~~ - 3.4 lbs
week 3 (Wed. 3.21.07) ~~~~~ - 1.6 lbs
week 4 (Wed. 3.28.07) ~~~~~ - 2.4 lbs
week 5 (Wed. 4.4.07) ~~~~~~~ + 0.6 lbs
week 6 (Wed. 4-11-07) ~~~~~~ -0
week 7 (Wed. 4-18-07) ~~~~~~ -3.2 lbs
week 8 (Wed. 4-25-07) ~~~~~~ -1.2 lbs
week 9 (Wed. 5-2-07) ~~~~~~~ -1.4 lbs
weej 10 (Wed. 5-9-07) ~~~~~~ -1.4 lbs

total weight loss: -14 lbs

Wow, I can't believe it's been a week since I've posted. Sorry, everyone, for leaving you hanging. (I do like to check in every couple of days at least.)

Here's what's happening now: Dear Hubby and I thinking of selling our house and buying a slightly larger on in the same neighborhood. We have a "starter" home and I think the market for those are started to level off, whereas the slightly larger homes still seem to be appreciating in value. Unfortunately, we've priced ourselves out of a lot of decent homes by waiting.... I do not tend to make big decisions easily, I have to research, research, research, ponder it obsessively (my head hurts), lose a lot of sleep before I ultimately ask Dear Hubby what his gut is telling him and usually go with that. I'm certain God speaks to both of us. Unfortunately, I'm still learning how to just be still, be quiet.

Just when I think we've made a decision something else comes up. Another house in the area is listed for sale (I'm sure we'll see more of this as the school year is coming to a close), hints about a job offer out of state (would we really consider it?), etc.

Besides obsessing, I've been obsessively cleaning our house, touch up paint, de-cluttering, etc. to make ours ready to sell. We have a realtor coming by this evening to discuss pricing, etc., and if we like what he has to say, we just might take the plunge!

I have mixed feelings, though. I really like our house. It's just so tiny and the floor plan doesn't lend itself well to entertaining. That wasn't an issue when we bought, but at the time we had two kids and Dear Hubby's family didn't live very nearby. Now, since Hurricane Katrina wreck their home, Dear Hubby's dad and two brothers are living 4 blocks away. Two of Dear Hubby's sisters are living next door to each other two block from our current house.

I'll keep you posted. In the meantime, I'm off to check your blogs.


Sue said...

Yay for you for your continued weight loss!

And, don't feel badly about not posting. I've not posted in almost a week either.

Good luck with the house and whatever decision you make.

John McElveen said...

WELCOME BACK! I was worried. First Pirate-- He's Back! and then YOU! I thought Bloggers were starting to dissapear and I was going to delete my blog! LOL.

Will pray for the Move as that is a major stressor- but I can tell you are really excited! May all go well.

Glad your back! Big Hug (((( )))

Bro in Christ,


Shionge said...

I've been here everyday and glad that to read your latest update Elle :D

Yes, it is a big decision when it comes to buying house. Lots & lots of things to touch up and follow-up, wish you luck and congrats on good progress of your weight loss :)

Nadine said...

First congratulations on the 14 lbs gone - good for you.

To sell or move is difficult thing to decide. I pray that God would guide your family to the very best for you.

Elle*Bee said...

Thanks, sue!

Thank you, John, for not giving up on my little blog. I have been watching Pirate's blog too. I wish we'd hear something. Nothing very dramatic here, just busy and stressful (most of the stress is self-imposed).

shionge and nadine. I'm still catching up on the blogs that I follow. Fear not, I'll be visiting yours soon!