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Two Meatballs: 1000 Practical Ways to Avoid Cleaning Out Your Closet!!!

You guyyyyys!  Being back in the game feeeeels famazing!!!!  I don’t know how to handle not feeling sunny so I couldn’t be happier that the clouds have lifted.  Jenny mentioned a few posts ago that her room was messy and full of shopping bags and was there a correlation between the state of her room and how she was eating!?  Well I think that there is and I can totally relate!  Every single time that I am focused and on point with my eating and exercising, my home is pristine (or as pristine as a four can handle) and my car is spotless, my budget is air tight, my sleep habits are predictable and it is pretty easy to stay in this place.  I have also noticed that I am very malleable and I adapt very quickly to change.  Soooooo, if that change comes in the form of eating Dairy Queen Blizzards everyday then the following is to be expected…skipping the gym, staying up later and sleeping in like crazy, super messy home, closed curtains, filthy trash heap of a car, no care in the world when it comes to my budget, and sooooo mannnny newwwww clothes! My home and car are literally a reflection of my body.  So, what’s a girl to do when she wants change!?  It’s time to clean out my closet and my car….figuratively and literally! So I called my sis who is the living best person to tackle a project with.  Now all these words sound great right!?!  Making myself tackle a project is like trying to put your cat in a warm, bubbly bath.  I will do ANYTHING to avoid the project!!! This girl just wants to have fun!  So I suggested that Kelly pick me up and we get right to cleaning…right after  we go work out and have breakfast with the fam!

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Ok now lets get serious…time to clean….right after we go bring coffee to our favorite cousin Kristina…and get some play time in with her sweet little boy!!!

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Isn’t he the living cutest!  Catching up with Kristina and Tim is always my fav and who doesn’t love babies, coffee and cousin time!?  Ok onto the next distraction…lunch with the fam!! Yummmmmmm.

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But what next!?  Shopping!? (Guess I wasn’t totally over the hedonistic phase haha…can you say avoidance!).  This is a little segment I like to call This is How You Get Lice!  Welcome to Anthropologie!

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This one is called…Make Yourself at Home Ladies…#dontmindifwedo

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#findthehonorarymeatball

Next is Fun Finds…

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#ijudgebooksbycovers #bestsmellingcandleoflife

This last gem reeled it in for me!  I loved this healthy lady finding her way above water…time to clean! Oh yeah but first…I need to order a new #meatballnation tank from KC Batik on Etsy because MINE IS TOOO BIG! Wahooooo! #squirell

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Now onto the task at hand…Right after we  go grocery shopping…dammit all these well placed distractions!

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#didanyoneknowthatthisishowbrusselsproutsgrow!? #icantNOThugapumpkin

Time to clean for realzzzz like right after this hang out time on the porch, come on y’all this day was gorgeous!

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Enough pokey dorkin around…time to confront the problem and clean out the mess! Grow up Sara!!!  Car time!

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Jane Honda is SPOTLESS!!! #dontforgethownicethisfeels

Onto the main event…lets get rid of all my clothes that don’t fit anymore and are taking up valuable real estate.  This will also give me one more excuse not to EVER GAIN THIS WEIGHT BACK!

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After countless hour, 4 rounds of Black Widow on the radio and several fashion shows later…

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I thought is was going to be so hard to get rid of all these clothes with so many fond memories attached to them but you guys…it wasn’t at all!  They don’t fit and they served me well!  Look at this…8 totally full bags!!!  This also inspired me to clean out alllll of my drawers so I ended up getting rid of 4 bags of jewelry as well!  One of my favorite clients came over to give them all a good home! #xojulie

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So when I got up this morning, I made a super healthy smoothie to start my day with the yummy groceries that we bought #notallthedistractionswereawastehaha…

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And getting dressed was the living easiest thing on the planet.  I felt like Cher in Clueless….except nothing was spinning around I was merely ABLE to walk through my closet to see my options!

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#nailedit

To my sweet sister Kelly…first of all thank you for everything that you do.  Your support is so amazing and I just couldn’t love you more!!!  Who has fun cleaning out cars and closets…we doooooooo!!!!  You are the best thing that ever happened to me.  I don’t know what people without sisters do.  Love love love you.  And to everyone else…I love y’all too!  Even if if takes you awhile to tackle whatever road block is in your path, that’s ok as long as you get there.  A wise woman named Joelle once told me….you don’t have to WANT to do it…sometimes you just have to do it. And take it from me…it feels sooo good when you do. Xoxo

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Two Meatballs: meatBALLS OUT!!! (aka the 3rd Weigh In)

You guyyyyyyyyysssssss…….

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the time has come…

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To bare it all….

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And show you how we’ve done…

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No more hiding…

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The numbers are in…

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And we are flying high…

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Soooooooo the big question…

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Did we funk it up….

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Or did we totally nail it?! You be the judge…Drum roll please!!!

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OHHHHHHHHHHH EMMMMMMMMMMMMMM GEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE you guyyyyys! I made it under 300!!!!  I feel so amazing and I’m never going to see that 3 again. That plateau was very humbling and so finally making it onto the other side felt like one fazillion dollars. I really cant explain how torturous it was to lose those last 6 pounds to get under my next big goal…but it’s done!!!! The ups and downs of losing weight have proved to be more emotional than I thought…turns out I feel more  than just happiness and anger haha!  #igetsoemotionalbaby You guys are so amazing to send your love and support the way y’all have.  We adore you and we love going on this journey together. Thanks again for being the photographer Brandon…xoxo!

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I am so grateful I am down LBS!!!!!   I am feeling sooooo gooood.   I am definitely  starting to see changes in my body.  My endurance is getting stronger and stronger each day! I am constantly looking forward to workouts!  I have to keep this momentum up.  30 pounds is just about when I start relaxing and rewarding myself.  I have to constantly remind myself this is my personal journey, different from anyone else, I have to do what’s best for my body and maintain a healthy lifestyle.  I am pumped for June and feeling completely committed!!!  The support from everyone keeps me on my toes.  Thank you so much!!  And a big thank you to Brandon for always being so supportive and just amazing! He is my biggest cheerleader!! Love you!  Here we go month number 4!!!!

 

 

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Here is a little comparison of our first three weigh ins…look how far we’ve come and we’ve only just begun!

1st weigh in April 1, 2014

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2nd weigh in May 1, 2014

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3rd weigh in June 1, 2014

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As always thanks so much for your support…you are really helping us get healthy!!!!  Our gift to you are these heinous outtakes!  #yourwelcome #nojudgement?! #youstillloveus #sorryforthetotempoleitlookslikeimhavingmywaywithher #getitrightgetittightbahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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