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Self doubts & Self sabotage - gathering tools ahead of time!

Thursday, September 03, 2009      2 comments

How do you stay focused on the goals you have accomplished, as opposed to looking ahead to the very long road that is left for you to travel? I thought about that this morning. I did my weekly weigh-in to find I have lost another pound, wh... Read more

Cravings!

Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

I'm really REALLY craving some cheese pizza!! I hope that putting this phrase out there, sending it out into the universe, it'll just go away & disappear. ... Read more

Oh Sweet temptations ---

Wednesday, August 19, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday it was strawberry pie AND banana cream pie. Today it was chips & dip in the break room, plus a birthday cake with lots of cream frosting and some kind of berry filling. Looks delicious, SMELLS delicious ... everyone is eating... Read more

The Watermelon!

Wednesday, August 05, 2009      1 comments

Yup! That’s right! I’m dedicating this blog to the Watermelon, which helped save my butt (literally… probably several inches of it) from what could have been a calorie infested weekend. We had visitors over on Saturday. They were going t... Read more

High Calorie Day!

Friday, July 31, 2009      1 comments

Ok, so … this is going to be a bad, bad day calorie wise. On Fridays, I usually go out for lunch with a work colleague of mine (who is also, by the way, trying to eat better). Well, seeing as Friday is an end of the week celebration day, ... Read more

The P Word!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009      0 comments

The P Word! What is the P word? Hm… Pizza? Pie? Pasta? Pancakes? Nope! It’s even WORSE............... ............................
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......PLATEAU! I’ve been resting at the same weight now for a... Read more

Beating the Urge to Splurge!

Friday, July 24, 2009      2 comments

Today was a day that could very easily have gone wrong. To start off, I had a bad day yesterday. I was stuck in traffic for 3 hours (for a stretch that normally takes me about 15 minutes), and finally I rolled down the shoulder to the nearest... Read more

My only regret...

Monday, July 20, 2009      0 comments

My only regret this weekend was that I blew my cheat meal on a mediocre hamburger. Other than that, it was fine. You see, on Thursday night, my husband and I watched an episode of “How I met you Mother” where they were running around town, tr... Read more

TGIF!

Friday, July 17, 2009      0 comments

So it's Friday. I weighed in this morning and I'm down 6lbs. For the past two weeks I've watched my calories, gone swimming several times a week ( and I mean swimming, not just splashing around in the pool on a hot summer day...), I've turned d... Read more

Denny's - Right up front!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009      0 comments

So I came home from work and my husband and I decided to go to Denny's for dinner. We had a coupon that gave us one free entree if we buy 1 entree + 2 drinks so we decided to take them up on their offer. We hadn't been to Denny's in a very lo... Read more

Finally -- healthy weekend accomplished!

Monday, July 13, 2009      0 comments

I survived the weekend! This is probably the healthiest weekend I’ve had for as long as I can remember, possibly even the healthiest weekend of my entire life. When starting SparkPeople this time around, I knew that the weekends always have bee... Read more

Everyone has an opinion

Friday, July 10, 2009      0 comments

Telling people that you are on a diet, you automatically subject yourself to the opinions of everyone around you, and boy are there a lot of opinion and advice, both good and bad, on dieting. "Stop drinking milk", "Exercise 1 hour every day", "... Read more

So far so good! Calories passed up today: 500!

Wednesday, July 08, 2009      1 comments

I know I'm only on day 3 but heck, we have to start somewhere. I feel proud that I've been able to stuff only healthy foods into my mouth for 3 days in a row, I've drank at least 8 glasses of water every day and I've counted my calories! Since... Read more

On the road again ....

Tuesday, July 07, 2009      1 comments

For some reason, I have this song in my head on an endless loop, Willie Nelson's distinct voice singing the same song, over and over again ... "on the road again...." I've been on this road before, but this time I'm really settling down. I... Read more

Victory.......

Wednesday, July 16, 2008      1 comments

I passed up carrot cake last night. I wanted to write a more detailed blog about it, but then I realized that going into detail about the meal and the carrot cake would not be good for me, as I would have to relive the entire sight and smel... Read more


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