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Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

I went to see Sharon McDermott, licensed acupuncturist, for the first time yesterday to address my issues with fertility, which she specializes in. Well, I got a WHOLE lot more than I ever expected to get out of that visit! Here's what happene... Read more
Monday, March 01, 2010      0 comments

I have found that eating right and exercising regularly for just a week now has helped me tremendously to focus on what I am doing. I have really cut way back on sugar, caffeine, and processed foods, and increased the amount of water I am drink... Read more
Tomorrow, I am going to BRING IT!
Sunday, February 28, 2010      1 comments

I'm ready to take the brave step towards a spectacularly fit body tomorrow by beginning the P90X system. I have seen countless success stories related to this program, so, as the P90X people say, I am ready to BRING IT! I'm a bit nervous... Read more
Some Interesting Info
Saturday, February 27, 2010      1 comments

I keep reading more and more about how stress and cortisol levels are linked to a poor metabolism and belly fat, and here is yet another affirmation of that from Jillian Michaels: "I'll start with the bad news: studies show a clear lin... Read more
TV is the Enemy
Friday, February 26, 2010      2 comments

I was doing sooooo well yesterday, until I started watching TV right after dinner. At dinner, I had a glass of wine, which turned into three once I sat down in front of the tube and settled in for the night. Oh, but the damage didn't stop ther... Read more
When Motivation Backfires
Thursday, February 25, 2010      0 comments

I do not do well under pressure. Unlike many others, having a major event looming on the horizon does not motivate me to get into shape. Actually, it does the complete opposite, as I am yet again facing the possibility of another failure. Rat... Read more
On Conscious Eating
Thursday, February 25, 2010      0 comments

Today is my second day of "conscious eating," that is, actually paying attention to everything I put into my mouth. I've tried this in the past, and have not stuck with it, but maybe this time will be different. I didn't have a site like... Read more
Keeping the Faith through Infertility
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      0 comments

It has been a long haul since DH and I began TTC, and after two failed attempts with ART, it is difficult to stay positive....but I am trying. I have to face facts: I am 41 years old, and my eggs aren't getting any younger. This doesn't... Read more