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Thursday, February 27, 2014      2 comments

For some reason I've been kind of down this week. Not any particular reason why. I'm feeling warn down from my calorie counting and keeping up with steps. Maybe this is just the residual of getting over my cold but I've been really struggling... Read more
Thursday, February 20, 2014      2 comments

WIAW - What I Ate Wednesday Several blogs I follow dedicate wednesdays to documenting what they eat and sharing with their viewers. I don't have a following, nor do I belong to this elite group of food bloggers, but I thought it'd be fun t... Read more
February Update
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      1 comments

I'm about halfway to my weight loss goal. I've been pretty satisfied so far on this weight loss journey so far. In the past I've hit some pretty bogus plateaus that have been extremely frustrating after working so hard to cut back calories. T... Read more
Thursday, January 23, 2014      1 comments

This week I've been really compelled to one up my healthy efforts with three additional challenges to myself. 1) Eat at least 2 servings of leafy greens daily. 2) Take good belly + multivitamin shot daily. 3) Do not look at my ipad/ipho... Read more
Weight In After Travel (Or the Beauty of walking a lot and drinking lots of water)
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      0 comments

Well despite a few indulges and one night of binge eating that I shouldn't have done, I still managed to weight less on arrival back home! I am contributing the fact that I did not let my eating mistakes guide the rest of the trip or make me st... Read more
The pitfalls of traveling
Saturday, January 11, 2014      0 comments

Sigh. I am traveling this weekend. Which I love to do. The problem however is the nonstop going out to eat. I have actually done better than most occasions. Thursday: - I missed breakfast trying to rush to the airport. - I did get... Read more
2013 In Review
Sunday, January 05, 2014      0 comments

While it can be discouraging to see how I haven't been consistently following my goals over the past year, I thought I'd review the positive points in 2013 for me: 1) I lost 3 lbs. While I wanted to lose more, the fact is I am three pounds... Read more
A Healthy Me
Thursday, January 02, 2014      4 comments

I have found my way to Spark People two different times over the past three years. I'd like to stop doing this pattern of finding myself having put on extra pounds and recognizing I'm not being healthy. I want to actually commit to being Healt... Read more
Gearing for a New Year
Monday, December 30, 2013      0 comments

I hate that I've become a yo-yo dieter. This is my third time to start back up again on Spark People. I get myself well under control and then the holidays hit, I gain weight, and I come back. I want to finally and truly reach my goals while ... Read more
I've made it!
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      2 comments

While I wish this post was an "I made it through my weight loss goal," it's actually about the fact that I finally got through graduate school. I finished my major research project and passed my oral examination on Monday. I still have 80 hour... Read more
First Day of Spring - 2013
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      3 comments

I just have to say, the ground hog was way off this year. Here it is the first day of spring and it's 30 degrees outside. Last year at St. Patrick's Day we were drinking green beer outside in 70 degree weather. Weather Forcast? Next four day... Read more
Quick Update
Friday, March 15, 2013      2 comments

Life has been busy! Fishing up my research project for grad school. I finally hit 155 pounds this week on the scale! Super proud of that. I may be a slow loser, but at least I'm still losing. I also finished my 30 days of the 30 day shred. ... Read more
Diets - not the calorie restrictive kind
Monday, March 04, 2013      0 comments

This week for some reason I've been pondering the diets of people in culture. Since my independence as a woman I've been asked many times if I'm a vegetarian. While the answer has always been no, I've taken pride in that question being a... Read more
Snow Day
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      0 comments

This past week has been a week full of extreme crazy winter weather. Last Thursday and Friday we had a snow storm that landed us with about 8 inches of snow on the ground. Pretty crazy when you're state is in a draught and the yearly average i... Read more
Saturday, February 23, 2013      0 comments

Well this week the scale finally followed all my hard work. It was nice to finally see that number go down! I must say that with the weight loss though my body has become extremely hungry. The past few days I "can't get no satisfaction,... Read more

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