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Lay offs are tough

Friday, September 26, 2008      6 comments

So my husband, Aubrey was laid off this week. They let his entire department go. So what now? Well, we stress out, Aubrey sends out his resume like a mad man, and I attempt to not eat everything that comes into my sight. Sounds good? ... Read more

Protein Problems

Wednesday, September 24, 2008      8 comments

So I usually update my blog more often, but I have been pretty busy. Also, I get frustrated with my routine easily. I've been completely switching things up again. I'm trying to eat less calories, while still getting in enough protein. This ... Read more

Healthy Reflections

Tuesday, August 26, 2008      4 comments

The healthy reflections e-mail today really hit home to me. I'd been annoyed at the amount of people in my life who seem to want to run it for me. So, I just thought I'd share it here again : "Lending a helping hand It is easy to get... Read more

Down another pound

Monday, August 18, 2008      4 comments

Hello fellow Sparkies. I hope everyone had a good weekend! It was incredibly too hot. I thought with the 100+ degree days I was going to die! But it was also a learning experience for me. The entire weekend I ate whatever I wanted, whenever... Read more

I have not met my goals

Wednesday, August 06, 2008      9 comments

I don't know if I can really say I've reached my goals, when I'm still technically overweight. I also don't really like the fact that I'm still a size 14/16. But I can tell that if I'm not already at my body's set point, I'm getting there. ... Read more

Anti-social

Thursday, July 31, 2008      7 comments

Yup, I've been anti-social lately. I don't particularly know why. I've just been super busy. However, when I mention that and people ask what I've been up to, I can never really think of anything to say. I've always been really comfortab... Read more

Setting a good example

Monday, July 21, 2008      2 comments

I often wonder if I am setting a good example for the children in my life. Unfortunately I don't have any of my own yet. But I do have a four-year-old niece and a two-year-old nephew. I never discuss my weight loss, food, or exercise with... Read more

Fat Politics

Tuesday, July 08, 2008      7 comments

So I just finished reading Fat politics : the real story behind America's obesity epidemic by J. Eric Oliver. WOW! It is really interesting. I was glad to read about some history of what we have thought about "overweight" and "obesity." A... Read more

Jared, the Subway Guy

Sunday, July 06, 2008      9 comments

So I decided to read the book by Jared Fogle, the guy who lost weight eating only at Subway. He gives some practical advise, nothing too terribly mind-blowing. Although I did realize that I wasn't too keen on some of his tactics. I me... Read more

Hiking on the fourth

Saturday, July 05, 2008      1 comments

So, you can be a gym rat. Go pretty much every day, most days of the week. But that does not prepare you for actual hiking. Trust me. Both sides of my butt are whining with soreness every time I walk. I had no idea that so many people w... Read more

Quotes I read today

Tuesday, July 01, 2008      3 comments

From Losing it : America's Obsession With Weight and the Industry That Feeds on it : "People naturally come in a wide variety of sizes, and attempts to get below a weight that one can maintain comfortably without thinking about it are apt t... Read more

Random excerpts from my journal

Monday, June 30, 2008      1 comments

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dieting Did you know that dieting may carry a greater health risk than staying overweight? That it can cause its own health problems? That studies haven't shown that fat people who lose weight are just as healthy as ... Read more

Updated my weight

Friday, June 27, 2008      1 comments

So I had gained a little bit of weight, but I was neglecting to update my tracker because I knew it would come off soon. Well, at least, I thought it would. Because it usually does! But apparently it's sticking around for awhile, so I'm going... Read more

Health problems

Sunday, June 22, 2008      1 comments

Ok, I haven't been feeling well lately. I wanted to explain a little bit as to why. Well actually, I don't know why. But I do know what I've been experiencing! I've been basically experiencing being : lightheaded, dizzy, nauseous, weak, ... Read more

Changes

Sunday, June 22, 2008      3 comments

So I changed a couple of things. I put how many pounds I've lost instead of my actual weight. Just...for fun! Really just needed a change of pace. I also made my goal to lose 95 pounds instead of 100 total. We'll see how getting to 95 works... Read more


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