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Day 64 LBF and scared of working from home
Thursday, October 25, 2012      2 comments

Do you ever want something but at the same time fear it? I was fortunate enough to be told that I should work from home. I'm a freelancer on a long project at a company. I went into their office most days (I only work 4 days lucky me). Now I am ... Read more
This is why I love the man I'm married to
Thursday, October 18, 2012      6 comments

My hubby and I argue a lot of the time and we are not your typical starry eyed lovers but we do love each other. Sometimes we find it hard to say or to feel that we really do care for each other. We lead stressful lives and having ADHD kids is n... Read more
When opportunity knocks
Friday, October 12, 2012      0 comments

I am a freelancer for the last few months. I was told that there is a problem with space and I would be asked to work from home most of the week. My reaction as a freelancer is out of sight out of mind next they will cut my hours. However, the f... Read more
50 days binge free
Monday, October 08, 2012      2 comments

I'm the first to admit I do not have all the answers even though a lot of my friends think I do. When I was successful with my weight loss everyone wanted to know what I did and how I succeeded. I was happy to share but by the time I told everyo... Read more
Yom Kippur Eve
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      4 comments

Yom Kippur is a day of apology and atonement. G-d can only accept our prayers if we are at peace with our friends/neighbors and have no ill will towards others. We are told that we must ask forgiveness from others before we can stand before G-d ... Read more
Counting my bleassings
Sunday, September 23, 2012      6 comments

It is so easy to be negative. I find that as soon as I start thinking good thoughts there's this annoying voice saying yeh but you can't do .... When I was in teacher training I was taught that when you praise a child never say but...and gi... Read more
You are stronger than you think
Friday, September 21, 2012      2 comments

I have gone through a lot of emotional issues + a major Jewish Holiday and I didn't binge. I wanted to and I was tempted to for about 5 minutes every so often but I didn't. However, I did overeat and gained all the 4 pounds I had taken 2 weeks t... Read more
Shopping in an open market and completing Insanity
Friday, September 14, 2012      3 comments

My CSA box arrives on Wed afternoon. I get to chose the additions to the box but not the main veg. I can only say if I don't want a veg because of allergies etc. So I don't always get what I need. It has taught me to be careful with what I have ... Read more
You got to eat to be Jewish
Sunday, September 09, 2012      4 comments

I am an observant Jew. This means a lot of food at weekends (our Sabbath) and Jewish holiday s. Next weekend is the weekend before our high-holidays hit us. Rosh Hashana - the Jewish new year. This consists of 48 hours of food. Rosh Hashan... Read more
Mind over matter - To eat or not to eat the cake/chocolate/nuts/cookies
Friday, September 07, 2012      5 comments

You really want to eat that piece of cake, chocolate etc. Guess what you deliberate about it and then you cave. Beck calls this weakening your resistance muscle. To me it's what happens afterwards that makes all the difference. When I think... Read more
Consistency me?
Monday, September 03, 2012      2 comments

I admit I'm a big kid. All 45 years of me...I love awards and I love spinning wheels. I look in owe at members that have consistency awards and I can't believe that i won one. I am also day 29 binge free. That is huge for me. I haven't be... Read more
Shake it up
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

Today is my rest day from Insanity but it's the weekend. Having found out that finally I can get hold of Savanah dry (cider with 5.5% alcohol) I was on top of the moon and treated myself to it. Also had some great home made vanilla ice cream and... Read more
Here comes the weekend and we need to live and enjoy it not eat ourselves up
Friday, August 31, 2012      1 comments

My weekends and holidays for the past year have been an eating disaster. I used to be able to maintain weight over . the weekend but over the past few monthes 20 pounds have piled on My weekend starts on Friday with me busy cooking in the k... Read more
On Vacation and Making Observations about my Reactions
Friday, August 24, 2012      1 comments

This holiday I committed to continuing my Insanity workouts. This is a 60 day program and I want to continue my 60 days. I get up an hour before hubby (who today ended up in the bathroom trying to block out the jumping sounds) and just do it. I ... Read more
Exercise for your mind as well as your body
Friday, August 17, 2012      2 comments

I am one of those weird people who loves to exercise. However, before I attempted Insanity I thought there was no way I could get through the workouts. They are super hard and I've only ever done female push ups...I am about to embark on Month t... Read more

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