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Going home is hard on the lifestyle
Saturday, November 21, 2009      2 comments

So I went back to Moncton last night, came back home today. It took me quite a while to put in all the nutrition tonight, and it was bad. Liquor was good, but the food was better. Last night AND this afternoon. I've tracked it all, at le... Read more
Free Day Friday
Friday, November 20, 2009      1 comments

I don't normally plan a "free day" when it comes to food. I used to, but then I found that I focused so much on the food aspect that I would forget to focus on WHY it was a free day. Tonight I'm heading to Moncton to visit with my sister a... Read more
I need to find my fat pictures
Thursday, November 19, 2009      1 comments

Since losing all this weight, I haven't really gone back to look at my pictures of when I was closing in on 300lbs. I know there were pictures... family gatherings, friends get together, impromtu kodak moment, that kind of thing. I had a lot o... Read more
10 lbs away from another weight loss goal
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      1 comments

Now that TOM has come & gone, life is returning to normal, as is a slow & steady weight loss. I did a weigh-in today, and I realized that I'm 10 lbs away from another weight loss goal. When I was 16, I decided that I had to lose weight, an... Read more
PMS: It brings out the worst in me
Monday, November 16, 2009      0 comments

Last week was difficult for both nutrition and fitness. Unfortunately, it wasn't limited to just those 2 aspects of my life. And next month, it'll happen again. Gee, aren't I lucky? Sometimes the joys of womanhood suck rocks. This month... Read more
I'm a Pro at Closet Eating - there, I've admitted it
Thursday, November 12, 2009      1 comments

Being a food addict has its issues, like being a pro at closet eating. And having this kind of addiction can be very difficult to be honest to oneself. Closet eating is NOT about being honest to myself, no matter what I try to convince myself.... Read more
TV Stereotypes (SG:U episode)
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      1 comments

I finally got around to watching Friday's episode of Stargate: Universe, and this episode bugged me. Well, not the whole episode.... just the parts where Eli, the younger MIT dropout who is a whiz, and is overweight, speaks with Chloe. T... Read more
Streaking again
Sunday, November 08, 2009      2 comments

I like the concept of SparkStreaks. I started tracking a couple here and there, and before I knew it, I was meeting all my streaks, and surpassing them. I figured since I can manage those streaks consistently, it must be time to set a new stre... Read more
Gravity & Age (aka Why Can't I Find an Uplifting Bra?)
Friday, November 06, 2009      1 comments

When I first started on my weight loss journey 7 years ago, I wore 48G or 48H, depending on the style of the bra. They used to be very expensive, I could only get them through the Sears catalogue, and I usually ordered anywhere from 10-30 bras ... Read more
How Losing 100 lbs Has Changed Me
Wednesday, November 04, 2009      3 comments

Continuing with yesterday's blog where I want to list the good, bad & ugly things I've done to lose 100 lbs, today I'm listing things that have changed in my life since having lost that century. 1) I can see my toes without having to bend t... Read more
Habits (Good & Bad) That Helped Me to Lose 100lbs
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      0 comments

In the coming months, I'm going to add a list of habits that have allowed me to lose my first 100lbs. Habits are the threads that keep my healthier lifestyle going every day, and some are unconscious actions that I do every day. Some are g... Read more
How I Will Handle Pasta From Now On
Monday, November 02, 2009      2 comments

Another weekend gone by, and another 2 days of being above my calorie range. As is often the case with weekends, pasta was on the menu for supper on Saturday, and spaghetti was the poison of choice. I still can't get the kids to eat whole whea... Read more
It's windy and warm out, but I went outside anyway -- on a Saturday!
Saturday, October 31, 2009      0 comments

It's almost November, the leaves are almost gone on the trees, the wind is blowing, but it's warm out, and I got outside today for some cardio. My Guy and I have been doing some deconstruction in the back yard since we moved into the house ... Read more
I've finally lost a century
Friday, October 30, 2009      8 comments

It's taken 7 years, several attempts, many recommitments, many miles walked, and a supportive side-kick, but I've finally lost 100 pounds. I'm happy with it, and with the help of Sparkpeople, I know it will stay off. When I joined SP back ... Read more
I want to enjoy lunch tomorrow -- but it's not looking good
Thursday, October 29, 2009      0 comments

Every other week or so, our staff pick a restaurant for Friday lunch. My personal budget aside, I only go once a month, because I tend to have little self-control when in a restaurant. I just looked at the restaurant's menu online, and the... Read more

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