Special airport post

So we got to the car lot early and hung out listening to music for a while.

Then we got our ride to the airport. Restroom stop and then go through security.

For the first time IN MY LIFE, I had a pat down. The woman said my shoulders and my groin area set off their monitors. HUH???

The shoulders I understand actually. I asked them if I needed to remove my earrings and they said no but they hang down so yeah. But my groin area??? I am wearing stretch pants, no belt, and no metal at all. What set it off? And then, she wiped my hands with that strip to see if I had shot a gun recently. REALLY???

I am asking what y’all think. I am glad they check people, I am. I wonder how terrible the machines must be though to think my stretch pants were dangerous.

My opinion is that all the excess skin hanging looks like I could be hiding something. Yes people! I am hiding my excess skin! That’s why I wear high rise pants people! I asked her if it was because it was “that time of the month” and she said “not usually “. So I really want to know why. I don’t want this to happen every damn time I fly from now on! It’s embarrassing and frustrating.

I called BFF because I was about to start crying. I ate a croissant too. I don’t usually eat when I’m upset anymore but I can’t even use my vape since I’m in the airport. So now I have to deal with the possibility that this will happen on my way home as well. Maybe I should wear my pants under the excess skin. I doubt they would appreciate that!

I’m trying to stop thinking about it but it is really bothering me still. I just want to have a good trip. First my son yells at me this morning for accidentally opening the bathroom door when he was in there and now this.

Sigh 😔

See ya!

We are leaving today! I am packed, Amber is packed and ready to stay with my neighbor, and my son keeps saying “wait”.

Of course my body hates me and decided to start my monthly yesterday, just in time for my trip. Gee thanks. 🙄

I am charging everything now as well so nothing will die on the plane (hopefully). Then I just have to pack the chargers and the plugs and take off!

I used the Marie Condo way of folding and was able to get everything in a backpack for my 4 day trip.

I emailed the hotel concierge to ask about tours and how easy it will be to get around.

Any guesses where we are going? And to the 2 bloggers I am meeting there, no guessing or telling! 🤣

I took my exam last night and most likely failed. It was really tough and my mind wasn’t there, it was on everything I needed to do to get ready to leave today!

Official trip start weight is 147.2 which is great! I feel good and can’t wait! I’ll take plenty of photos on the trip and let y’all know how it went once I get home Wednesday.


I am so loving my air fryer!

I made the burger in it, the fried fish, and now fried chicken! Doesn’t take much time, easy to clean, and the food is so good and under 2 carbs!

I find all of my recipes off google and not everything is perfect, you have to try different things until you find one you like. This was from wholesomeblog.com in case you have an air fryer and want to try it. So easy to prepare too.

My mom and her boyfriend are going on an overnight trip again tomorrow. Then my son and I are leaving for our trip. I have leftovers in the fridge for my mom while we are gone and have cleaned everything up so she should be good while we aren’t here.

I got my hair done today. I am loving it!

It took about 2 hours to dye, wash, and do my hair but it was worth it. I ordered a few hair bands so I can have short hair and still do my workouts! this is the one I asked my mom to get from Amazon.

I started watching this seasons My 600 pound life on TLC and I am very impressed by a few of the people on there! They did what Dr. Now said and they are excelling at their weight loss journey! I had to put my iPad away though. I haven’t even started studying for my exam on Saturday yet so I am going to go do that! See ya!

Happy Wednesday

Yesterday you guys already know that I worked out early. I finished Queer Eye and started Flint MI show. It’s not about the water issues either, it’s about the police force. Not what I was expecting but it’s not bad. I much more enjoyed Queer Eye.

I made the keto fried fish last night but nothing else because it made a lot! No carbs in that AT ALL! I love my air fryer!

I woke up at 5:30 this morning so I haven’t been to exercise yet. Today is arm day plus I have to do my 40 second plank. I can do that at home.

I hit my 2 months of no cigarettes!!!

I need to study for my exam Saturday morning. No Netflix today!

Tips on staying on track today.

That’s all that’s going on here. Y’all have a good day!

Great Tuesday so far

I was able to wake up at 4:30 and was at the gym at 5:45. I would have been there at 5:30 but Amber wanted a walk first.

I did 45 minutes on the elliptical and a 40 second plank for the March Madness Plank Challenge after no exercise for 3 days.

When I got home, I sat in my car with the heat on (it was 31 degrees this morning). My son text me asking where I was and said he thought something had happened. 😂We went to the bank to get some cash for my son because he asked for some of his money to get Girl Scout cookies from a friend at school. Then we went to Starbucks and sat inside while he had breakfast. I didn’t eat or drink although I did take in the wonderful coffee smells.

Once I got my son to school (he does not have pants that he can wear to school so god help me, he was in shorts – the button flew off his pants because they were so tight), I came home and ate breakfast (4 hours after I got up). I had an egg with cheese and bacon. It’s been 2 hours and I’m still full!

Last night I made burgers in the air fryer and they turned out SO good! I baked some cloud bread and they weren’t as thick as I thought they should be and very flaky but VERY tasty! Total of 1 carb for dinner. I literally ate 16 carbs yesterday. I am so excited again! When I’m cooking, I can do this plan so easily.

Today I am making finger foods for dinner. Fried Mozzarella sticks and fish sticks (all keto). Eat them both with Pace Picante sauce and have a very low carb dinner.

I will be watching Queer Eye today and studying Anatomy. I decided to take my exam on Saturday morning before we leave. It was either that or Friday evening in downtown Houston which I do not want to do.

That’s it! I hope y’all have a great day!

I am so angry at myself!

So I did NOT follow anything yesterday nor got any exercise! I ate 2800 calories. What the hell Julie???

Last night I printed out some keto air fryer recipes. My plan was to wake up at 4:30am this morning and be at the gym on the elliptical at 5:30 for 30 minutes. I overslept until 6:40 so I’m going to school now, then going to the grocery store with my recipes, come home to cook, and then get in my exercise.

I spoke with my mom last night to see if she wanted any of the recipes that I had found and she said, “Oh honey, I’ll eat any of them if they are keto.” Umm, okay mom. Can you be more specific??? So I will get chicken thighs, I have beef for burgers, string cheese for keto fried cheese, fish to make keto fried fish strips, and the pork rinds to make the breading. I’ll have to make a post later or tomorrow with whatever food I made.

So yeah, I am pretty mad at myself for yesterday but all I’m doing is getting back on track today. There’s no point in screwing another day up! That’s the key to not completely ruining your plan guys. Just get right back on track! We can do this!

I watched Queer Guy yesterday for the first time and fell in love with the show. I think I watched 6 episodes. I downloaded a bunch of stuff from Netflix so I can watch movies on the plane as well.

My son and I went to see our puppy again too. He is so damn cute! I love him! He’s a month old now. Only 2 more weeks until he’s ready to come home with us. I held the puppy in my arm like I did my son when he was born and Lucky fell asleep in my arm. The doggy parents were all over me licking me and wanting attention so I had to put Lucky down and pet them to keep them happy too. They weren’t mad that I had Lucky though so I guess I was chosen to keep him! The parents still bark like crazy at my son.

I hope you have a good Monday. I have to! I will have breakfast after school and want to try making bacon in my air fryer.


Happy Sunday!

I suck. Really. I did full keto yesterday and then this morning ate an ice cream bar and a protein bar. Wth is wrong with me? Actually today is most likely because I got 5 hours of sleep last night. I only had 1200 some odd calories yesterday and 16 net carbs. I know I won’t do that today considering I’ve already had 36 carbs at 10:30 in the morning! I was going to go out running but it’s nasty wet outside and a cold front is coming through so it’s getting cold as well. Maybe the gym though! I did my plank challenge as well but that’s only 30 seconds of the day today.

I have been reading y’all’s blogs all morning and I am so sorry I missed so much! Thanks for sticking by me while I try to do everything. It’s you guys, my readers/friends, that help keep me going.

I took yesterday as a rest day even though I didn’t mean to. I didn’t do anything. I didn’t even watch Netflix! I chatted with BFF, I drove my son to his friends house, played on my phone, and that’s about it!

This coming Saturday, my son and I will be flying out of town for a 4 day much needed vacation. I am seriously broke but thankful that my mom said she will pay for my rental car and I paid for our flights months ago. No spoilers on where we are going! Only 2 people know and that’s because they live there (other than my besties and family). I need this. Badly. I have been so stressed here lately! Have you ever felt the stress you have in your neck and shoulders (teeth and gums too)? It’s painful!

More jokes for you because I am loving Tumblr!

Yesterday also had all 3 pets in my room. Eliza mostly stood outside my room just looking in.

Oliver made himself at home in my school work basket where I keep my backpack and my study material.

Amber and I played fetch and tug of war after she got used to the cat being in here.

That’s all that’s happening here. I hope you guys have a relaxing Sunday! I have an exam on Friday and need to be studying but can’t get into study mode. 😳

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