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My skirt just got longer...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      13 comments

... or tales of clothing that actually fits. I put on my favourite skirt this morning. It's a cute A-line brown plaid that hits right about mid calf. For the past year, I have been wearing it at about knee length. I had it slid up so that ... Read more

"Won't Power"

Friday, April 09, 2010      10 comments

I know, we all talk about willpower. I keep thinking of the concept of "Won't Power" I Won't: ~ eat that brownie ~ sit down in front of TV instead of working out/ walking/ Wii-ing ~ let the bad/mean comments get me down ~ allow th... Read more

**shhhh** can you hear that sound??

Tuesday, April 06, 2010      18 comments

It's the Brownies... I can hear them across the room. emoticon "We're over here" "We're all chocolaty yum... Read more

Confessions of a Class "A" Pack Rat

Saturday, March 27, 2010      10 comments

One of the things I am working on, beyond eating healthy and working out more, is de-cluttering my world. If you’ve ever watched the shows on TV, you now know that it’s more than just “stuff”. It’s emotions, attachments, hopes and dreams. Past,... Read more

Hotels and conferences and restaurants... oh my!!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      5 comments

Sunday afternoon I headed to the airport full of dread. 3 days, little internet connection, no kitchen, lack of control of food prep. I knew I wasn't going to be logging all my food. It's just too hard to figure when your not prepping your own m... Read more

Transitioning from Wii to a real live trainer...

Monday, March 15, 2010      5 comments

So here I am after a couple of months with Wii Fit and EA Sports Active and I think I might be ready to put on my big girl panties and go to a real gym with a real live Trainer. Trouble is, I have started some bad habits. If my Wii Trainer is m... Read more

The good, the sad and the snuggly

Friday, March 12, 2010      3 comments

This weekend will be all of the three. The good: Getting my hair done (new cut and color always does wonders for my attitude!) I will be doing the Shamrock Stride on Sunday. Portland's annual great run/walk fundraiser for the local child... Read more

Girl Scout Cookies are EEeeevill!!

Saturday, March 06, 2010      8 comments

I finished my 1 hour walk at a local market where they have a stir-fry bar. As I am sitting in the cafe eating my yummy, healthy lunch, I'm watching out the window at the little girls selling their girl scout cookies. 9 out of 10 people who stop... Read more

Beware the word "SALAD"

Saturday, March 06, 2010      3 comments

And here it is, Saturday. you say to yourself: "Self, I've been good all week, marked everything down in my Nutrition tracker, stayed in range, drank upteen million glasses of water and logged in my Fitness tracker. So tonight, I can go ou... Read more

Note to self... STEP AWAY FROM THE SCALE!!

Thursday, March 04, 2010      8 comments

My usual weigh in day is Monday. This morning, for some unforeseen reason, I decided to step on the scale. The evil hunk of metal told me I had gained 1.5 lbs. Nope, no way! Darn it, the Wii agreed... + 1.5 I still refuse to believe it. I have w... Read more

I *heart* Peanut Butter!!

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      6 comments

I thought that I would never be able to eat peanut butter again. There are loads of foods that I can have a small amount of, but not go overboard. Peanut butter is not one of them. So I was curious when I saw Better'n Peanut Butter at Trader Joe... Read more

What's my burn rate?

Saturday, February 27, 2010      1 comments

So, I work out on my wii EA Sports Active, for 23 minutes. The program tells me I burned 136 calories. My Sportline Pulse watch tells me I burned 336 cals. Which one is right? Any clues? I know the watch is not the top of the line medical equip... Read more

Lose a pound the easy way... Give Blood!!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

Now that we are starting to feel healthy, it's important to help those who are not. We all know of someone with health issues or someone who has had surgery or been in an accident. Where do you think they get that blood???? From people like us. ... Read more

Another pound bites the dust!

Monday, February 22, 2010      2 comments

Thanks to exercising more and realizing that I needed to EAT More food also, I am very happy to report that it was two pounds that bit the dust this week!! Although my goal is 1 lb a week, that second pound is gone and I DO NOT want it back! ... Read more

Another Pound Bites the Dust - revisited!!

Saturday, February 20, 2010      0 comments

So I was a little inspired, got this song in my head and decided to do a little rewrite. I sing the reprise every time I step on the scale. Another Pound Bites the Dust Lyrics re-purposed From Queens' "Another One Bites the Dust" ... Read more

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