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Musings about BMR and such

Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

Ok I thought I'd check out my caloric deficeit and was happy that I don't have a surplus over the past few weeks but am wondering, does it really take my body approximately 1660 calories just to "exisit"? I'm not so sure that my body really... Read more

Watching too many weight loss shows

Thursday, August 20, 2009      5 comments

Ok I'm a sucker for watching "Last 10 Pounds Boot Camp" and "X-Weighted" over breakfast (after my workout). Watching these shows makes me nervous about what I'm actually eating. I eat trail mix (different varieties) that contain things like dri... Read more

Loving me some blackberries

Tuesday, August 18, 2009      2 comments

Man I can't believe how much I have missed having fresh blackberries. My girls and I went out and picked a bunch of blackberries on Saturday. I made some into jam and I'm freezing the rest to make blackberry smoothies. I'm doing ok on ke... Read more

Entering the weekend feeling better

Saturday, August 15, 2009      1 comments

My week at work has been very chaotic. Upon my last entry I decided after re-reading it that hubby and I needed to talk. He is trying to get me to just let it be and move on, you can't change the past so why let it stress you out, much easier ... Read more

Day off but still stressed

Wednesday, August 12, 2009      2 comments

WARNING MAJOR WHINE TO FOLLOW! I have no idea what is going on but life is certainly not going well right now. I was feeling good, doing well and then yesterday (Tuesday) went from bad to worse. Started the morning short on cars and th... Read more

Reflecting on the week from hell

Sunday, August 09, 2009      2 comments

UGH. My manager text messaged me at 10:30AM to ask if I was going into the office today to enter stuff that I was unable to yesterday due to a scheduled outage on our computer systems Read more

TGIF....too bad I work tomorrow

Friday, August 07, 2009      1 comments

I will be sooooooooooooooo happy to see my manager on Tuesday morning (he is on vacation right now). We had a holiday this week and with the pay for that plus the hours I worked this week I have clocked 56.5 hours (working 7:30-5:45/6 tonight i... Read more

I like Monday (at least this week)

Monday, August 03, 2009      3 comments

It is a good morning for me. I have the day off for a civic holiday here in Canada. I did my weigh in and measures for the week and I am down another 2.4 lbs. bringing my total weight loss from June 20 (join date) to 5.9 lbs.. I am happy, esp... Read more

Random thoughts on Saturday night

Saturday, August 01, 2009      1 comments

Well it's been a pretty good week not too stressful, although the heat is starting to bug me (not used to this 36C weather and with the humidex it feels like 44C and I don't know my conversions well enough to tell you on the Farenhiet scale all ... Read more

Back to the grindstone

Friday, July 31, 2009      1 comments

I have been keeping track of my emotional and stress levels. I am noticing a link to having a better self esteem rating when I'm nearing the end of my work week. I was good when I was on vacation then on the Monday when I returned to work I no... Read more

Vacation is almost over

Saturday, July 25, 2009      1 comments

and I am not looking forward to going back to work. Although I will admit that my kids are driving me nuts and having hubby home full time also kind of sucks (I was looking forward to time where the hubby would be at work [job ended sooner than... Read more

Musings about Stability Balls....

Friday, July 24, 2009      2 comments

Ok so I have a stability ball. I bought it at first to replace my crappy office chair at my desk. However the first one I had (a nice Bally one) wound up getting trashed so hubby bought me a new one (silver from Body Sculpture) but from day on... Read more

What to do on day 6 of my vacation

Thursday, July 23, 2009      1 comments

I do not know. I am working on some bread right now (family is darned well spoiled there, they won't eat store bought stuff and the kids actually think white bread is "gross"....LOL). It's another warm day overcast but a nice temperature. U... Read more

Feelings of being inadequate

Wednesday, July 22, 2009      3 comments

This is one of those musing type entries. I am trying to track down why I'm so hard on myself and feel like a failure when everyone else tells me I'm doing well. I'm 37 and have been with the same man for over half my life (we met at my si... Read more

Results after 1 month on SP

Monday, July 20, 2009      4 comments

Weight: 144 (down 3 lbs over all, down 1lb. since last weigh in). Bust: 37.5 (not sure how far this is down lost my first measure). Waist: 33.5 (same as last measure on July 5). Hips: 38.25 (down .5 inch since July 13). Bicep: 11.25 (dow... Read more


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