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The Fat Trap
Saturday, January 07, 2012      1 comments

Very interesting article in the NY Times called 'The Fat Trap'-- The old concept of the body having a 'set weight' of sorts has something to it. The article shares research findings indicating that after weight loss the body's metabolic states i... Read more
I'm back!
Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

Well, all! I'm back in more ways than one: 1. My weight has creeped back up to an old familiar place 2. I'm motivated and ready to make a positive change! 3. I'm back on SparkPeople... OK, so not really so many ways! My challenge r... Read more
Thursday, March 11, 2010      0 comments

Here's a quote for ya: "Every time you resist the urge to eat out of fear or resentment or a sense of injury and consciously make a different, more positive choice to improve your health, you are taking responsibility for yourself." ~ Bob ... Read more
Phase 2: Accountability to SELF
Monday, February 01, 2010      0 comments

Well, not that this phase is actually any different than phase 1 (Spark Your Body Bootcamp), other than my perception... In all honestly, I was the one who kept myself on track, I was the one I wanted to please, but that perception of an 'other'... Read more
January Fitness Minutes!!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      1 comments

I Logged 1027 Fitness Minutes this month!! That means I have only 763 fitness minutes left for the rest of the year to meet my generic goal! That's what? 70 minutes per month? Or about 2.3 minutes per day? Ha! I'm not sure where that... Read more
BootCamp Complete!!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      1 comments

Hurray! I completed the Spark Your Body Bootcamp and it has done wonders for my choices and my morale!! I've made major strides towards my primary goal of improving my consistency, especially with regards to fitness. Here are my numbers for cons... Read more
Saturday, January 30, 2010      0 comments

Yay! This is fun! Yesterday took a leave of absence... I may have logged on at least, but I didn't even keep track of water! I had some moments when I thought about it, but got all carried away with new job stuff, installing new computer progr... Read more
Thursday, January 28, 2010      1 comments

Oh, the munchies! I've got them bad right now... and guess what else? I'm feeling super sleepy! The pattern has been clearly identified! Ha! I've got you now! Knowing what's happening doesn't remove the desire to munch on some yummy snacky-smore... Read more
I DARE the fat...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      1 comments

to stick around! I dare it! Did a little Tae Bo and feeling great. I dare the scale to mock me! I dare the fat to try to stick around with the kickbutt workouts! Ha! I dare you! Bring it! You can't bring me down! ... Read more
BodyBugg sale at Costco!
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      0 comments

$40 dollars off, plus a 12 month subscription to the website tracker thingy. The online sale lasts only until the end of this month, or until supplies run out. Thought Sparkers might be interested in this--I was pretty excited when I came ac... Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      4 comments

Bummer! Something is not right. These are the times I wish I had a bodybugg! I'm two and a half weeks into bootcamp and doing pretty darn good, or so I thought. I've been meeting my goals, exercising everyday. Weighed in this morning, an... Read more
Bump in the road
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      0 comments

Well, here I am at 11:37pm, racing to fulfill my goals for the day. I have a glass of water to down… wait… ahh, that should do it! I have this journal entry to write… and I have a bootcamp video to complete. AND since I’m making up for Friday’s ... Read more
the scale is mocking me!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      2 comments

not kidding! I hopped on today hoping to see a small improvement from my last visit to the scale. I would be excited with a 0.1 pound loss. So, what do you think I saw? 190.6! 1.4lbs more than last time. hmm. so, hopped on again, this time with ... Read more
Sleepy day
Saturday, January 16, 2010      0 comments

Well, it's been a sleepy day. Finally finished that book, 'Confessions of an Economic Hit Man'. Whoa, what a read. I recommend this one, y'all. Very important for understanding the global issues of our time. Anyway, I felt sleepy today (umm, ... Read more
Thursday, January 14, 2010      3 comments

Ugh! oh, man. this is not good. actually, no. this is great. this is phenomenal. I am so stuffed. I had movie day with my kids. we watched Wall-E and munched on popcorn, banana chips, craisins, ... (then I as I started cooking dinner, I wolfe... Read more

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