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Feeling the effects of what I ate...

Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

I have had 4 days of eating really (see Jan 3-6 nutrition tracker) and then today although I stayed within my caloric range, I ate badly! It started off with a clementine (good) and then progressed to eating at Moe's with a friend. I ate the Jun... Read more

Who says we are all the same? WE'RE NOT!

Friday, January 07, 2011      5 comments

I've been on SP for over 2 years now, and it is so interesting to read through all of the advice people give out as well as the advice of others that they tear down. There are so many controversial topics that are discussed, and so many people w... Read more

WAKE UP CALL: What's REALLY in YOUR pantry?

Thursday, January 06, 2011      8 comments

Since I have to stay up tonight so that I can sleep tomorrow during the daytime (working tomorrow night), I decided to do something useful with my time. Hence... "THE GREAT PANTRY RAID" One of my goals this year is to weed out the process... Read more

ZUMBA for Wii! (what's your opinion?)

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

During late summer 2010 I attended ZUMBA classes for a few weeks and loved it, but because of my crazy work schedule I was not able to consistently go to the classes. Last night at work a coworker was telling me about ZUMBA Fitness for the Wii (... Read more

A few new goals

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      2 comments

Looking back, last year was all about losing those pesky 10 lbs and learning that just because there is food available or in front of my face does NOT mean that I have to eat it. Now that I have suceeded with those goals, it's time to add a few ... Read more

2011 year has begun!

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      0 comments

Well, it's been a while. Here's my update: On 12/18/10 I was in my BIL's wedding, weighing in @ 122 lbs and looking fabulous! I can't wait to show off some photos when they get them back. The wedding was beautiful & I felt lovely. Thro... Read more

I learned my lesson!!

Monday, December 13, 2010      1 comments

My mom bought me this mug and plate... can we just note how wrong it is? Last Saturday was my husband's extended family Christmas party about 3 hours from where we live. ... Read more

Need recipe ideas! Please help me! :)

Monday, December 06, 2010      1 comments

I need some new recipe ideas! Anything under 300 calories per serving would be great! What are your favorite recipes (sparkrecipes.com or otherwise)? Reply with the link! :)... Read more

Ingredient Spotlight: The key to my weight loss...

Sunday, December 05, 2010      7 comments

has been 0% GREEK YOGURT! Why, you ask? LOW calorie LOW fat HIGH protein HIGH amount of versatility (many flavors, mixes well with other foods, plain kind c... Read more

Well, now what?

Saturday, December 04, 2010      3 comments

My BIL's wedding is 2 weeks from today, so I tried on my bridesmaid dress. Weeeeeell, we have a little problem. The dress is too big. Eep. This is the dress: The color... Read more

Today I put on my running shoes...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010      3 comments

...and I went running for the first time in many, many months. It's 38 Fahrenheit outside. The first five minutes were ok, and then it started to get difficult to breathe, so I slowed down to a jog for a minute. About 10 minutes in, my nose was ... Read more

Birthday Celebration! ...and did you know?

Monday, November 29, 2010      2 comments

Tomorrow is my birthday (22), so my husband took me out to dinner tonight to one of my favorite restaurants, Olive Garden. I did my nutrition facts research & planned ahead so that I could enjoy it all without being concerned about paying for it... Read more

Good news! Good news! Good news!

Sunday, November 28, 2010      5 comments

I survived the Thanksgiving weekend and all 3 HUGE Thanksgiving meals of doom! Not only that, but these were my numbers: 11/18/10: 124.6 lbs 11/27/10: 123.8 lbs I'll take that... but that's not all! I went to town to look for jeans b... Read more

Just ONE plate!

Friday, November 26, 2010      5 comments

That;s right! I did not go back for seconds. I took small portions of everything (except sweet potatos which I took about 1 1/2 servings), ate slowly, drank lots, and thoroughly enjoyed my meals! Thanksgiving Day: Breakfast: homemade w... Read more

Dear Mr. Turkey...

Friday, November 19, 2010      2 comments

This year I will enjoy you in small, controlled portions. You and your sidekicks Ms. Sweet Potato Casserole, Mr. Mashed Potatoes, Mr. Green Beans, and Baby Pumpkin Pie will not get the best of me... oh, and let's not forget Mr. Roll-to-add-to-my... Read more


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