Where does the weight go???
Friday, May 29, 2009      0 comments

OK, I'm serious. At this point I've lost more weight than I would care to carry around in one hand. Where did it go? I mean, honestly, I think I can figure out the answer. It's why we drink so much water and eat so much fiber in our diets, ... Read more
Measuring progress
Saturday, May 16, 2009      2 comments

Everyone has their own unique relationship with the scale. I feel like mine is OK; I never dread the number I may see, but the fact is when I am not taking the best care of my body I tend to avoid it altogether -- how convenient! Now that I... Read more
Second goal achieved!
Friday, April 24, 2009      2 comments

No time to sit and spark since I have to jet off to work, but my weigh-in this morning brought me to my second goal, to lose 10% of my original body weight. Feels great! Makes me want some breakfast in fact (nonfat yogurt, of course)... ... Read more
First goal achieved!
Friday, March 27, 2009      5 comments

Today's an exciting day for me because I achieved my first goal, which was to exit the "obese" range in my BMI, which is now a scantily "overweight" 29.8. It took a lot longer than I originally thought it would, but that is totally OK by me... Read more
So I am a big ole nerd
Friday, March 20, 2009      3 comments

I like to track my food and exercise on a spreadsheet in addition to tracking my exercise on SP. I start a new tab for each week to track my daily calories in (food) and out (exercise), then input caloric averages from each week into a summary s... Read more
Whoa! Where's that weight going?
Friday, March 13, 2009      2 comments

Woohoo! I've had a great week despite a couple of setbacks. First, I went on a mini-vacation to visit a dear old friend I hadn't seen in YEARS. Then, I got sick on top of that! I was so bummed out to get sick on my trip, but actually it may have... Read more
Rough Week
Thursday, February 19, 2009      2 comments

OK, putting things in perspective my life is not actually that rough. Still, I feel like my body is just clinging to the weight, resisting my every effort to shed it. When I think about times in the past when I’ve lost weight, whether through tr... Read more
Feeling Like a Long Way to Go
Monday, February 16, 2009      1 comments

I've been tracking my food intake for about a month now, and I'm feeling both an upside and a downside. The upside is that I feel like I have real control over my weight loss goals! The downside is that it's sinking in how long this is going to ... Read more