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Trying new things

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      2 comments

Part of my October challenge is to try new, healthy foods or recipes every week. This is a big week for me, I am trying three. I've got a slimmed down stew going in the slow cooker right now. It looks and smells pretty good and I'll be serving... Read more

And here is why I hate blogging

Friday, August 17, 2012      5 comments

I had a terrific blog almost completed about pounds vs. dress sizes (along with the moment in time when all the forces in the universe line up and you find the perfect dress, and realize it is on clearance, and you have a gift card in your purse... Read more

Random Blogging

Sunday, August 12, 2012      2 comments

It's been nearly 2 months since my last blog. A long time, I know, but I am an admitted procrastinator. (In fact, I am putting off my walk by blogging right now) This morning I weighed in @184 pounds. That is a full 20 pounds lighter than ... Read more

And yesterday sucked big time...

Saturday, June 23, 2012      3 comments

What a sucktastic day! I had to be at work early (and 35 miles away) so I had no time to walk before work. I also needed to plan on being stuck in traffic, so I restricted my water intake. Work itself wasn't particularly bad, but there was ... Read more

Motivation = LDRICHEL & Best of Bowie

Saturday, June 09, 2012      4 comments

emoticon The plan was: 5K in less than 58 minutes. That was for LDRICHEL. The 3.1 mile mark came and went some... Read more

Guest Pass to the Gym

Thursday, June 07, 2012      2 comments

I refused to go to the gym on Tuesday because my forearm was super-tender (see my last blog entry.) But today is a different story. DH is going to bring me in on a guest pass and I will use the equipment (with supervision) and see how I like it.... Read more

Super secret motivational gift

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      3 comments

My honey took me to the tattoo parlor and bought me my first tattoo. So whenever the exercise or the ... Read more

Spent some time with my family last night

Monday, June 04, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday was my wedding anniversary, but we actually visited my family to celebrate my aunt's birthday. Which is typical of my family--birthday equals get-together with fattening food and cake. I resisted (honestly I wasn't really hungry) and h... Read more

I'm going to call this a cheat day

Sunday, June 03, 2012      3 comments

It is my wedding anniversary. DH and I are going to see the LI Ducks play. That means we will be eating ballpark food. I'm not going to make stupid choices and won't be drinking anything besides water. However, I am not going to get stressed ... Read more

More randomness & vacation week

Saturday, June 02, 2012      1 comments

I tried to write this 20 minutes ago and had an episode of total blankness. Twenty minutes and one cup of coffee later-BOOM!- it was like my brain rebooted. emoticonRead more

First a word from our sponsor...

Monday, May 28, 2012      2 comments

First off, I'd like to send my sincerest thanks to the men and women in uniform who protect our way of life everyday. Thank you for doing what you do. And for those who have made the supreme sacrifice, may the gods themselves bless you and keep ... Read more

Hey! It's my 1 month Sparkversary!

Friday, May 25, 2012      2 comments

! emoticonYup. I joined on April 25. Of course, I thought the who thing was kind of odd. Like I had walked into a mo... Read more

Randomness

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      2 comments

Geez, I'm tired. I have been getting quite a bit of sleep, eating pretty good and my hematocit is normal. Yet I am tired. Wimped out a little last night. It was strength training. I walked a little over a mile. Actually, that may have been th... Read more

Sunday and Strength

Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

I made it to 1000 fitness minutes for the month today. I don't think I had that many fitness minutes for all of 2011. I'm feeling pretty good. And kinda pumped because it was a strength training day. I can feel it in my arms, so I guess it is w... Read more

Comfort food: yummy and not taboo!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012      2 comments

After Sunday's Mom issues, today I made my mom's meatloaf recipe. And I added it to SparkRecipes because I needed to get it entered into my nutrition tracker. Surprise! It clocked in at just 352 calories and only 9 grams of fat for a HUGE servin... Read more


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