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Thursday, August 08, 2013      2 comments

I've been chugging right along, losing a bit each week, pretty happy with my success. The next week has me nervous, though. There was a death in the family last night, so the next few days we'll be spending with family- a change in my routi... Read more
On a Sushi Roll!
Saturday, July 27, 2013      1 comments

I've never been big on sushi. The thought of eating raw fish didn't sound appealing to me, and the first sushi I tried was mall sushi- not very good. I like seafood, but dislike a particularly fishy taste, and was under the impression sushi woul... Read more
Little Black Dress
Thursday, June 18, 2009      2 comments

My little black dress has been hanging in my closet for years now. I bought it for my high school reunion, at a time when I was pretty satisfied with my figure. I needed the perfect dress to accentuate it, something a little formal. I have... Read more
I Passed the Test!
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      2 comments

I've still got a couple days vacation left, but I'm back in town- at home. The past 5 days have been spent in Georgia, for wedding festivities. This included a buffet dinner to meet the groom's family, a couple pizza dinners, several fast food m... Read more
Fun With Water
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      2 comments

Water's not my favorite thing to drink. I've been managing to drink all I'm supposed to though, every day since I started Sparks. Cold Aquafina is the best water, I've found. Still- I need to make it better. My grandmother was showing me he... Read more
Off to a Dead Start
Sunday, April 26, 2009      0 comments

The weekend was a blast, as LARPs usually are, despite the fact that we all began the weekend dead. I don't think everyone is taking that as the wake-up call that it is. I suppose we'll see come next event. I had planned on wearing my newl... Read more
Latest Accomplishment!
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      0 comments

A friend gave me a corset a while back. It's purple leather, zips in front and laces in back, and it has a strip attached to one side of the back on the inside that's 2 inches wide. If that flap is folded inward, you see the clothing under the c... Read more
Random News
Tuesday, April 21, 2009      1 comments

1.4 more gone this week which means I FINALLY get to quit drinking this foul office coffee! And, on weekends, I'll easily be able to make just enough for a cup instead of wasting some on days I can only drink one! I have the Chambord 4-cup frenc... Read more
Sunday, April 19, 2009      1 comments

I have SUCH a hard time with moderation. Years ago, I had to lose 50 pounds. I did it with Weight Watchers and working out 3-5 times a week. I maintained for over 3 years. I knew HOW to lose weight, but I stopped tracking. Eventually I got to wh... Read more
Survival of the Temptations
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      3 comments

I made it through Easter! I ate a healthy breakfast, and made sure to get in half my water before heading out for the dayís festivities. I didnít know what to expect- I knew I wouldnít be able to accurately track everything. I wasnít sure Iíd ev... Read more
Polar F6 Heart Rate Monitor
Friday, April 10, 2009      1 comments

Last week I got to try out my brand new, Polar F6 heart rate monitor for the first time. Weather hadnít cooperated before then. I told everyone I was going to lunch & strapped the thing on in the restroom before heading out, & hit the start butt... Read more
Held Up at the Halfway Point
Monday, March 30, 2009      1 comments

Iíve officially lost half the weight I started out intending to lose. I know the first half is the easier of the two. I know the second half will require me to step up the exercise efforts. Thatís ok though- Iíve been taking this at my own pace,... Read more
Saturday, March 21, 2009      3 comments

About 8 months ago, I had to buy a new pair of jeans. It was jeans day at work, and I didn't have a single pair I could fit in any longer. I remember swinging by WalMart on the way to work to grab some. They have since been the only jeans I had,... Read more
Healthy BMI Range!
Monday, March 16, 2009      2 comments

FINALLY- I am officially in a healthy BMI range- I no longer have to say Iím ďoverweightĒ, just, over what I feel comfortable with. And, itís 3 weeks ahead of what I had expected! Iím not set on a date to be at goal weight, but I did calculate r... Read more
Excellent Restaurant Food
Saturday, March 14, 2009      0 comments

Last night I decided was my "treat night"- I hadn't eaten out in a bit, my sister came over & we were hungry, so BD's Mongolian Grill
ce/create-a-bowl.php was suggested. I checked nutrition online & p... Read more

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