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ButIWantCake

McKinney, Texas
Hi everyone! I'm a working mom of two amazing kids. In my spare time (haha), I enjoy running, baking, writing, photography, sewing, crafting, and pretty much anything that involves my family. I'm trying to find a balance between my hectic life and keeping a healthy lifestyle.
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Yoga- Natural Ways to Relieve Stress by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Oh hai!  I’ve been absent a bit lately.  I know.  My life has been crazy busy. And because my life has gotten so crazy busy, I’ve hadn’t realized the amount of ... Read on »
How to Keep Up With Blogging- I suck at it. by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Well Hi! Wait…Where the hell have I been?  You may ask. Well.  I really haven’t mastered the art of how to keep up with blogging. ... Read on »
The Good and Bad of a Clean Eating Diet by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Hi everyone! Well I wasn’t able to post last week.  Sometimes real life jobs get in the way of blogging.  Boo. But… I weighed in this morning at 159 pounds. ... Read on »
Back on the Weight Loss Wagon by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Oh HI! I think it’s safe to say that I’m back on the weight loss wagon! I weighed in at 158.0 this week.  That is a one pound weight loss! ... Read on »
I Think I Found My Motivation by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I weighed in this morning at 159.2. I think I found my motivation to get back on a healthy diet and exercise schedule. I KNOW.  I’m excited to ... Read on »
Terrifying Tornadoes and Mommy Guilt by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Hi friends, I didn’t post yesterday- I got busy, and then the tornado in Oklahoma hit . So many prayers sent to all those families af ... Read on »
Raise Lupus Awareness- Put On Purple for Lupus Friday, May 17 by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms   I will be wearing purple this Friday, May 17th in an effort to spread Lupus awareness. I first read about Lupus when I was about 1 ... Read on »
Mother’s Day Musings by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I weighed in this morning at 161. I’m not even upset by that.  After the last week I’ve had full of sickness, birthday parties, and Mother’s Day- I’d say that o ... Read on »
Healthy Recipes- Southwest Black Bean Salad by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I made chicken fajitas the other night for Cinco de Mayo, but didn’t want to eat the tortillas so I made this Southwest black bean salad to go with it. I almost ... Read on »
The Truth About My Girls Weekend by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Oh Hai! Well I weighed in this morning at 159.   Last week I was in recovery mode.  I posted on Monday how I had a wonderful gir ... Read on »
I Get By With A Little Help from My E-Friends by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I had an amazing experience this past weekend. I met 40 women for a weekend away at a lake house. Most of these women I was meeting for the first t ... Read on »
No Weight Loss Updates Here by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Hello! If you are looking for a weight loss update, you won’t find it here. I have a feeling that losing the last 10 pounds for me is going to be a ... Read on »
Corn Salad with Cucumber by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Hi Everyone! I made this corn salad with some cucumber the other day and it actually tasted really good.  It was made as a side dish, but I so awesomel ... Read on »
Helpers Amongst the Boston Marathon Bombing Tragedy by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I ran my first and only marathon in 2009. I didn’t come in first.  <–as if that was even a possibility And I didn’t come in ... Read on »
Adventures in Weekly Goal Setting by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Last week I decided to set some fitness goals .   My workout plan was to get three good session in.  CHECK!!  Yay!  I got s ... Read on »
Healthy Banana Cake Recipe by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Hi everyone! I posted the other day about my Easter Sunday .  We had an excellent Easter lunch, my mom and stepdad came to visit, and I made a healthie ... Read on »
Four Weekly Health Goals by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms Last week went by in a blur.  It was one of the busiest weeks for me at my in real life job, and I wasn’t available online much.  So my blogging suffered. ... Read on »
Easter Candy Coma. by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms I had a heck of a time getting moving this morning.  Two cups of coffee did NOTHING.   :yawn:   One of the hard things about trying to keep ... Read on »
Easter Link Roundup- A Procrastinator’s Guide to a Last Minute Easter by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms We celebrate Easter in my family. And Easter is Sunday.  Yup. And am I prepared??   Nope. So today will be spent rushing around, trying ... Read on »
Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu is a Very Effective Workout by ButIWantCake Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Fitness for Moms In response to this extremely revealing post that I wrote last week about my experience with assault almost twenty years ago, the husband informed me yeste ... Read on »