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Starting 8-week Battle #7 - January 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010      3 comments

I promise that I will stick with the battle to the very end, whether or not I lose weight. My visual inspiration: My before picture: ... Read more
Final Results from Falling into Winter Challenge 2009
Sunday, December 27, 2009      4 comments

I wanted to keep my results from the Falling into Winter challenge now that it is finished before I left the team. So I copied them here! I'm pleased with my loss and more importantly, with the inches lost. ... Read more
I Hope...I Wish...I Want to...I WILL!
Saturday, November 14, 2009      8 comments

How many times have I read on this site people posting "I would like to lose," "I hope to lose," "I want to lose," "I wish to lose"? I used to say those things myself. I've been thinking a lot lately about why I've tried to lose weight for ... Read more
8-Week Battle Vision Collage
Saturday, October 10, 2009      3 comments

This is my collage for the 8-week battle. I tried to include images of strong women--warriors, women tackling challenges, women having fun, and women enjoying the strength of their bodies. ... Read more
My Virtual Walk Along Historic Pacific Coast Highway
Monday, October 05, 2009      4 comments

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Follow the Dream
Monday, September 28, 2009      2 comments

I'm sure everyone feels this way occasionally. I'm in the blahs. My weight loss is slowing down and tracking everything I eat and all the exercise I do is starting to seem like a ... Read more
Strange Things Make Me Happy -- 20-point Login!
Friday, September 04, 2009      4 comments

It's strange how little things make me happy. This morning when I logged into the SparkPeople site, I got 20 points for logging in! Woo Hoo! That simply made my day! An imaginary thing has a real impact on my day! It's as if I had won the lotte... Read more
Will She Get Back on the Horse? Film at 11
Sunday, August 16, 2009      3 comments

OK, I've reached a critical juncture in my weight loss plan, one that has proved fatal in past attempts: I hurt myself on Friday, throwing by back out to the extent that I can't stand up without use of a walking stick, and can only hobble arou... Read more
What Gardening Taught Me About Losing Weight
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      2 comments

For the very first time this year, I decided to plant a vegetable garden. After seeing so much in the news about e. coli and salmonella on all of the veggies I love, I thought how great it would be to go out into the back yard and pick my own gr... Read more
The Scale Doesn't Tell the Whole Story
Friday, July 31, 2009      5 comments

A little disappointed that I haven't lost much weight after three week of intensive exercise and dieting. However, I measured myself today and found that in three weeks I've lost: 2 inches off my hips 1 inch off my boobs 1 inch off my ... Read more
Keep On Keepin' On
Monday, July 27, 2009      1 comments

I've now been on my SparkPeople plan for three weeks. I lost four pounds the first few days, and then I've been bouncing up and down, up and down, never being able to go below that four pounds. Finally this morning I went down a pound. Alt... Read more
Failure is not an option!
Thursday, July 16, 2009      1 comments

I've lost and gained weight over and over for 30 years. Somehow I never made it to goal, and somehow I always think "I'll just have this one pastry with my tea--nobody will see me eat it so it doesn't count!" Or after a bad day I think I NEED so... Read more