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I Mustache You Some Questions

Kim tagged me in a little bloggy game, so I obliged. But I didn't tag anyone else ... because I'm not sure if any of my bloggy friends would want to play. So if you want to, go for it! 
Four names that people call me, other than my real name Momma (Obviously)Tami Sue (People constantly guess that Sue is my middle name ... It's Jo.)Word Lady (Coworkers)Sperman (Only Jodie!)Four jobs I have had
Cashier at Kaiser's Supermarket in high schoolBGSU Rec Center ReccieSummer worker at an air conditioning factory ... which was NOT air conditioned!Reporter/Editor/Paginator/Christmas Tree Decorator at the BTFour movies I've watched more than once
Cinderella - Still my all-time favorite princess movie, and I CAN'T WAIT for the live action version coming in the springMean Girls - Still know almost every word and wrote a paper on it in collegeA League of Their Own - Of course!Christmas Vacation - Need to bust this out soon ... Four books I’d recommend
The entire "Harry Potter…

What We're Eating: Loaded Baked Potato, Weight Watchers Style

In my recent search for more healthy recipes, I had a light bulb moment for a meal that’s so easy, it’s stupid (but Kenlee would immediately tell me that stupid isn’t a nice word … so let’s say it’s ridiculously easy). 
Loaded Baked Potato, Weight Watchers Style Large, plain baked potato – 7 points1 tablespoon County Crock Light – 1 point¼ cup fat-free sour cream – 1 point¼ cup 2% shredded cheddar cheese – 2 points1 ½ slices turkey bacon, crumbled – 1 pointSteamed broccoli – 0 points!TOTAL: 12 points!  So I guess I could give directions, but this one is pretty self-explanatory. Kyle baked our potatoes in the oven, with olive oil and sea salt (which would technically add 3 points), but I realize you can bake a potato many, many ways that don’t involve any other ingredients. 
You could also add/remove ingredients to your preference – I loaded mine with broccoli, but the possibilities are endless! Next time, I’m thinking of using salsa. Oh, and Kenlee requested MORE BACON. Kyle pointed ou…

Let's go streaking!

If you go to Weight Watchers meetings, you know that from now through New Year’s, they’re focused on helping members get through the holidays. No doubt, this time of year is difficult for people trying to stay healthy and make good choices – food temptation lurks around every corner, and Mother Nature makes it hard to stay active and motivated. 
At my meeting Friday, our leader asked if we had any goals for the holidays – lose weight, maintain, make a healthy meal for your family gathering, etc. I hadn’t thought about it much, but I decided I’m doing the Runner’s World Run Streak again. Last year, I didn’t take time to write a follow-up post, but I know the streak really helped me stay on track
So I’m bringing the streak back – and I’ll hope you’ll join me! Here’s why:
“It took the focus off food,” I told the other members at my meeting. I hadn’t said the words out loud before, but that’s EXACTLY why I loved the streak so much. No, I didn’t just eat anything and everything and let …