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Almost fell over this morning
Thursday, October 27, 2011      1 comments

I freaked out this morning.... I have a blouse that I've never worn. I bought it a few years ago and when I bought it it was too tight to wear. I told myself that I'd lose the weight and get into it. Well that never happened. Just before ... Read more
Interesting self-motivation tool for eating Healthly
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      3 comments

A few years ago I passed a gallstone ending up in the ER very sick. I know I was sick when they told me that they were admitting me and I didn't even care. Anyway, one of the questions that I was asked was "What did you eat today?" I think ... Read more
Boost of self-confidence
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

It's really interesting how losing just a few pounds can give me an incredible boost of self-confidence. I'm still extremely overweight and am heavier than my first goal of 245 lbs, but seeing the scale consistently move downwards has made me r... Read more
Loss of motivation
Thursday, April 16, 2009      1 comments

Okay, between being sick, my partner being sick, and then the holiday, I've sort of lost my motivation. And here's what I think is contributing to it. Some of my clothes have started to fit better and so I feel good. But apparently not enough... Read more
SAD and Stressed
Thursday, March 26, 2009      1 comments

The weather in Philadelphia is overcast and drizzly today. I've always maintained that I have Seasonal Affective Disorder, though I've never been diagnosed and if I do have it, it's mild. Anyway, I'm also stressed today. I'm trying to pull to... Read more
Chinese Food is not my friend
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday I had Chinese food for dinner. And even though I didn't want to log it, I decided that I should. Well, let's just say my eyes popped when I saw what kind of calories I consumed. And I have to say that that's been one of the biggest ... Read more
Incognito at Work
Friday, March 13, 2009      0 comments

Am I being silly not wanting to share with people at work that I'm trying to lose weight? Before you answer, listen to my reasoning. 1) One of my co-workers recently lost about 100 lbs. And while you would think that she would be a great re... Read more
Old Habit Die Hard
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday was a very stressful day. Had gone to the ER with my girlfriend and stayed until 1am. Then woke up at 7:30am, took care of my animals, grabbed a shower and headed back to the hospital. Instead of taking the time to eat something nut... Read more
What seems healthy is not always so
Saturday, March 07, 2009      1 comments

Decided that I was going to be "healthy" today after the gym and get salad for lunch. Went to Saladworks and built my own salad. Had preliminarily reviewed Saladworks website to make sure I could pull out nutritional value, but obviously did n... Read more
Water Water Everywhere - Why Can't I Drink?
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      2 comments

I'm finding it so hard to drink my 8 glasses of water daily. At the most, I manage 4. And I have water available constantly. I always make sure I bring a bottle to work and I take one to the gym with me. But it seems like when I get home in... Read more
Monday - Snow Day
Monday, March 02, 2009      0 comments

So today's a snow day and I'm at home. Normally this would be a day to eat or rather to eat all day. But I've made a commitment to track my calories today so I'm going to be smart about what I eat. I might even try out the DVD that came with ... Read more