8/16/11: Day 44
I think I need to go find my book "meditations for women who do too much".... A comment Srhallin made on an earlier blog got me thinking.
My perception of me is that I'm lazy. But, taken from another perspective, it seems I'm always doing... Read more
8/15/11: part 2
The one good thing about going through old photos is you can see where you've been and how far you've come. I think this pic was when I was over 200. Yikes! No wonder I had trouble running and keeping up!
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8/15/11: Day 43 and teetering
Rule #1, don't go grocery shopping when hungry. Well, I wasn't when I started. Did okay, did buy some soy ice cream sweetened with dehydrated cane syrup (close to natural, I hope; definitely more so than sugar, fructose, high fructose corn syr... Read more
8/13/11: Day 41
Still plodding along. I still can't believe I haven't given in to sweets or sodas yet! Of course, the burger and fries the other day weren't exactly a great choice. I was racing like a banshee from work to a CPR refresher a little over an hour a... Read more
8/10/11: Day 38
Well, I must be nuts! I just signed up for the 100+ crunches/day team. Trying to force myself to do something besides walking/jogging. I also need to start working on pull-ups if I want to make my goal of being able to do 3 by the end of the ... Read more
8/8/11: Day 36
Love me some carbs! Brown rice, black beans, whole grain bread, grits, oatmeal... I need to find a way to incorporate more veggies, protein... Oh, you mean a balanced diet? Was ist das?
I think it's time to play with the mix and match re... Read more
8/7/11: Day 35
I literally did nothing but sleep all day. It felt good to not have to get up and hit the ground running, so to speak. I had some really weird dreams.
Yesterday I got to put some of my newly found stress management tricks to work. I could ... Read more
8/5/11: Day 33
I've been reading some amazing and inspiring blogs lately from fellow Sparkers. So insightful, reflective, inventive, creative, unique, and motivating. I'm so grateful for the support network here on SparkPeople!!!
Out exploring my favorit... Read more
8/4/11: Day 32
I think the Southerners have the air conditioner in hell working... I'm not sure what got into me, but I was actually organized and time efficient this morning on the first shift! ... Read more
8/3/11: Day 31
I made an interesting observation today...All of my problems are based on fear and dwelling on the past (trying to figure out what I need to learn from it so I can learn it and not repeat it). Many also seem to whittle themselves down to pride o... Read more
8/2/11: Day 30!!!
Yippee!!!!!! I've made it 30 days with no sugar, artificial sweetener or soda!
I found some ice cream today that I thought I'd try made from coconut milk with organic agave syrup. It was pretty good! Of course I had to go for the chocolate ... Read more
8/1/11: Day 29
Yippeee!!!! Internet's back up!!! I could've just blogged from my iphone, but it would've taken me forever to get it typed in.
Still doing well with the no sugar, no sweetener, no soda...amazing. Stayed away from the jellybeans today and t... Read more
7/30/11: Day 27. (entered 8/1/11)
(the advantages of cutting from one doc to another...esp. when internet was down due to a fried modem)
Somewhat restless, definitely irritable, and definitely discontent. PMS-ing probably, but I am just in a foul mood. Want to blame my othe... Read more
7/27/11: Day 24
I made it another day! Yippeeee!!! It's getting easier doing without sugar.
So, in terms of the goals I set for myself to do get my backside in gear, I actually got up this morning and hit the treadmill for 30 min. I still dinked around ... Read more
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7/26/11: Day 23
Still no sugar, no sugar substitute, no soda.
Confession: I am lazy. I would much rather sit around and play on the computer than actually get up and exercise, work on my garden or stuff around the house (especially if it’s hot outside), ... Read more