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The Good News, Bad News and a New Goal

Monday, May 09, 2011      12 comments

#1 Bad news: I wasn't able to go any faster than 3.5 miles per hour without pain #1 Good news: I was able to do 40 minutes on the treadmill (I could have done my usual 60+5 but see bad news #2. #2 Bad news: I hit snooze for 45 minutes ... Read more

I Ate Bad Things and I Didn't Exercise Either. WOOT!

Sunday, May 08, 2011      13 comments

I had a slumber party last night. A grown up, pajama wearing, movie watching slumber party. 8 grownups and 6 dogs chilling out, having fun and eating junk food. Yes, the dogs ate junk food, but only when my back was turned. It's my own... Read more

I'm Learning, I Really Am. What Have You Learned?

Saturday, May 07, 2011      14 comments

So far in this journey of 3-4 weeks I have had many opportunities to learn. I even bothered to learn on several occasions, fancy that. I don't mean to sound preachy, if I do, you can say shut up, ignore me, quit reading, etc. It's ok, I won't ... Read more

My Fat Girl Eyes Are Bigger Than My Skinny Girl Tummy!

Friday, May 06, 2011      14 comments

I made a plate of food for dinner. 100% on plan, totally Eat to Live friendly. My usual random assortment of veggies and protein. 6 ounces of tempeh with buffalo marinade, 5 slices of eggplant, a roasted beet, 2 cups of brussels sprouts, 1/2 ... Read more

The Woeful Tale of The Dread Pirate Nasty Toe and the Big Mean Podiatrist

Friday, May 06, 2011      10 comments

So here is the scoop: toe is fixed. Toe will never again need fixing because he got treated with some acid, and not the fun kind from the 70's either. So Toe Pick (don't tell me you have not seen the movie The Cutting Edge, I may cry) is... Read more

Stupid Toe Continues & My Fear of Not Working Out

Thursday, May 05, 2011      11 comments

Stupid toe (ingrown toenail from hell, I have a photo but I will spare you the ick) was not fixed this morning at the urgent care, but they did give me an antibiotic which should make it quit hurting in ten days or so, while the actual problem w... Read more

Stupid Toe

Thursday, May 05, 2011      6 comments

My toe hurts so bad that I can barely walk. I have an ingrown toenail (I self-diagnosed). It hurt some yesterday, today there is mega hurt and pus. No treadmill this morning, I'd probably fall off of it. I can't get in at the podiatris... Read more

How Often Do You Weigh Yourself?

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      17 comments

So the scale went from 293 to 300 in two days, leading me to have a bit of a freak out. Today, I am back at 293 and have learned my lessons. PMS does weird things. Period. No pun intended. It is time to weigh in less frequently. Most i... Read more

Things Are Truly Changing, Portion Sizes

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      2 comments

Things have really changed. No longer am I chowing down on enough food to maintain 311 pounds, I'm now eating portions that someone who wants to be healthy would eat! This is my dinner. Read more

It Is Hard to Feel Motivated When... and PMS Gains? Anybody?

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      10 comments

I went to the gym today, not because I wanted to, but by sheer force of will. I've gained 7 lbs in the last 48 hours. (Please let it be PMS. PLEASE.) I was good this weekend. I watched friends come to my house to eat and I did not have ... Read more

I Just Published a Recipe... Woohoo.

Monday, May 02, 2011      3 comments

Jenn's Low Fat Vegan Bean and "Ham"... basically I threw together a soup yesterday and in the process of entering all the data it seemed just as easy to enter the recipe and share it. Lemme know what you think, if you try it. :)... Read more

IF I Grow Up, I Want To Be Just Like This Woman

Monday, May 02, 2011      14 comments

I'm so freaking impressed with this woman, makes me proud to be a nurse... and makes me want to be doing triathlons too! From The St. Petersburgh Times (tampabay.com) Teresa McCoy, 37, was just about to finish the bike portion of the M... Read more

May Goals, Throwing Ice Cream Away, Must Do Better

Sunday, May 01, 2011      4 comments

So we went to brunch today, as has been our habit for the past few weeks. We go to this place called the Northstar Cafe, which is known for being all granola-ey and healthy and organic and all the buzzwords that make me spend my hard earned mone... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 176 Reasons to Lose 176 Pounds

Saturday, April 30, 2011      74 comments

It just makes sense to me that I have a reason for each and every pound I lose on my way to my dream weight. Each individual pound is important, and considering how much work it is to drop some tonnage, I thought it was worth my time and energy... Read more

I Will NOT Fear Fitness, AKA Fat Girl Win!

Friday, April 29, 2011      7 comments

Today was supposed to be my day off from the gym AKA the day I get to sleep in. So I slept in, went to work, then felt guilty because I hadn't worked out. That and I had a bounce on the scale (up 1.8 pounds BUT I usually weigh in the AM) and I... Read more


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