Did someone say Earth Footwear?  My ears perked up like a dog going after a bone. I LOVE my Earth Footwear and I would die for another pair. These things have helpedLemon Berry Smoothiemy severe plantar fasciitis I can’t even describe the joy my feet are in. I found a store here in town that sells them and I really want a pair of sandals for summer. See I wear orthotics in my shoes and I NEVER have been able to wear sandals or cute looking shoes. I always have to wear a tennis shoe or tie shoe of some kind. I do have my orthotics in my Earth Footwear, I am hoping without them I can still wear the sandals.

Well this week started out excellent. Logging food, drinking water and then Wed night came. Hubby and I went out for my birthday that was Thursday, because I had to bowl, and I ate so much. I did have a nice lean sirloin steak, baked potato and veg, there was just A LOT of it. Then Thursday came along and the office took me out for breakfast. Oh the pancakes, I did have SF syrup though. LOL  Then Thursday night after bowling our team always goes out for dinner. Oh the salad bar how I love thee. I ate so much during the day that I ate the salad bar and basically took home my dinner. So given all that I did not step on the scale yesterday. I didn’t want to know. So this week it’s back to logging my food, drinking my water, and throwing in some exercise.

Now in case you have missed the challenge that Mentallyinked (Kim) through at me, if I reach 115oz of water in 1 day she will video herself doing the happy dance for all of us to see. So I want to make this possible because who wouldn’t want to see that right?!?  So if you see me on twitter please remind me to drink. My highest has been I think 90 or 95 so I have been close.

Hope you all have a super healthy week.

I will leave you with this smoothie recipe (pictured above)


  • 1 (8 ounce) container blueberry nonfat yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups skim milk
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 teaspoon powdered lemonade mix


  1. Place yogurt, milk, ice cubes, blueberries, strawberries, and lemonade mix in a blender. Pulse until smooth and creamy.
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Karla Bond

As a full-time career oriented mother of one, I love to chat and write about topics that matter to me in my life. My day has to starts with a cup of joe and usually ends with exhaustion. I have a passion for cross stitching and of course spending time with the kiddo. I am always on the look out for topics to write about like recipes, healthy living, and products I find fascinating.

14 Responses to Happy Healthy Monday

  1. kia says:

    Good luck, I want to see you hit 115!!!! Happy belated birthday as well. It sounds like you had a great couple of days. And you are awesome, you had your fun, now it is time to be sensible and get back on track. Great job Karla.
    .-= kia´s last blog ..mamavation monday 3 may 2010 =-.

  2. I would LOVE to see her do the happy dance on video. 😉

    When you have bad days like that, get more water in, focus on getting more veggies/fiber in and sweat. XXOO
    .-= Leah @Bookieboo´s last blog ..Mamavation Mondays: Busting Through Plateaus =-.

  3. Kim says:

    Hahahahaha!!!! You really want that, do ya? Come on, you can do it! & good job about the food journaling!!! & I really am so proud of you for getting your water up & up every day!!! *smooooooooooooooch*
    .-= Kim´s last blog ..Where Oh Where Have I Gone? =-.

  4. You can meet the 115 ounce goal! If all of us band together, we can remind you! Also-maybe you csn set an alarm on your phone or something for every hour to drink a serving or two?

  5. Shanaka @ ThriftyMamaB says:

    Happy Belated Birthday from me too! I didnt weigh in this week either. To much else going on. Chug that water woman so we can see Kim do the happy dance =D I think everyone wants the Earth Footwear. Oh and thank you for guest posting for me while I was away. Much appreciated! Here’s to a great week ahead.
    .-= Shanaka @ ThriftyMamaB´s last blog ..Mamavation Monday 5/3 Edition =-.

  6. It sounds like you had a WONDERFUL birthday week!

    The water challenge sounds GREAT! You go girl!

    Have a wonderful week! (I want some Earth Footwear toooo!)

    .-= Lisa @ljenator´s last blog ..Mamavation Monday =-.

  7. colleen says:

    I had a horrible week…and decided to start fresh like you. Good luck on your water challenge!
    .-= colleen´s last blog ..Mamavation Monday =-.

  8. LuAnn says:

    It’s good that you could focus on some of the positive things that happened for you this week. And HAPPY BIRTHDAY! :O) You can so DO the 115 oz of water. It’s one drink at a time. :O)
    .-= LuAnn´s last blog ..Mamavation Monday – 3 May, 2010 =-.

  9. Heather @ Not a DIY Life says:

    Yep, time to get back on track!! And I want to see that happy dance from Kim, so …. DRINK!!!

    I believe in you, Karla!
    .-= Heather @ Not a DIY Life´s last blog ..Mamavation Week #18 =-.

  10. I want the video too!! get to drinking girlie! HUGS! 😉
    .-= Lori @ My Kinda Rain´s last blog ..Fruit Fights =-.

  11. Yummy smoothie! Oh hey, drink water. 😉 Happy birthday! You’re allowed to splurge for your birthday. But um, it’s over now. Log food, eat well, exercise. You are super awesome, don’t forget it.
    .-= Angela @angelasue79´s last blog ..Mamavation Monday: Confessions =-.

  12. JustTracyB says:

    Happy belated birthday!
    You’re doing great. Keep up on your water. I look forward to you hitting you goals this week!

    Thanks for the smoothie recipe!

  13. Laurie says:

    Sounds like you had a great Birthday, and you were much more dedicated than I would have been on mine! Good luck with your water… you can do it… and we’d all love to see Kim do the Happy Dance for you!
    .-= Laurie´s last blog ..Mamavation Monday =-.

  14. Veronica says:

    Oh wow, you have to get to your water goal! I want to see this video also, plus you’d reach a goal too! =) I’ve got to get dedicated on the water like you have!
    .-= Veronica´s last blog ..Focusing on Baby Steps =-.

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