Monday, October 15, 2012

Tiki Time!

Hi again.
It's me.
You know, the girl who started a buddy challenge, then dropped out?
(Don't worry, those of you who make it still get your prizes!!)

I'm working my way to being able to blog again daily. I keep thinking I'm ready, and then let life get in the way. But I really have needed the time to balance things in my life.
One of those things has been taking time off, I think I've talked about that.
Tied into that is spending more time with friends. 

A bi-product of which is spending more DRUNK time with friends. Actually, it's the first time I'd had that much to drink in a LONG time. (Boy, does it show.)
This weekend included a double-header evening that started at 4pm with gratis tiki drinks at Trader Vic's for participating in a promotional photoshoot. We followed it up by watching the local Elvis impersonator at the Pink Feather. Sandwiched in between was food and cocktails at a friend's (AMAZING) home.

I guess we'll count this toward going back to daily blogging. I'm going to give it a shot, at least.
So, I'm back at 180.0 lbs (I think I started at 186)
And yeah, I'm working on it.
But not this past weekend. Because the calories in those tiki drinks completely negates the jogging and healthy eating!

What I'm going to do with all this is not kill myself. If I dress "casual vintage" and just take a snapshot or Instagram, that's what I'll give you. I work a lot, and spend a lot of time here on the computer. I'm going to keep up with business and blogging on a level that allows me to actually come up for air, and enjoy life!


  1. Hi Julie, it's nice to see you back blogging again. You were mentioning about getting back on track on a weight loss program. I completely changed my diet back in January and I feel so much better for it. I had a very big epiphany after reading the book "Wheat Belly". I now realize that it is not about "low fat" or "whole grains". I realize that wheat was not good for my system. Anyways, enough of my rant:) If you would like anymore information on how I changed things around with my diet, just shoot me an email.

    1. Hi Joanna. I appreciate your feedback. I'm all about a balanced approach to well, everything. I don't think a route of completely cutting out any given thing will ever be one that works for me. I'm glad you found what works for you!

  2. Ah, you look adorable! Sounds like a lot of booze and a lot of fun!!!

  3. Hooray, you're back! I've missed your posts, they really were inspirational. You look amazing (and happy), and I do think your face at least looks slimmer than it did at the beginning, even if the scale says you haven't made loads of progress.
    I haven't been doing fabulously either (I've lost, what, 2 or 3 lbs total? oy.) but I've been blogging responsibly! I think I offered to send you recipes at some point, but then I forgot & wasn't sure what sorts of things you normally eat anyway? And I owe you actual mail, but life happened to me.

    Anyway. Love your blog, glad you're back, hoorah!

  4. Huzzah, happy to have you back! You look absolutely adorable!

  5. Marvelous to see you again, dear gal!

    Wishing you all the best with your plans and goals for the future,
    ♥ Jessica

  6. All the best in your future endeavors! :-)

  7. Ah, you look adorable! Sounds like a lot of booze and a lot of fun

  8. Hi there, you've received an award!