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Monday, December 08, 2008      4 comments

This weekend I made peanut butter waffles. I even added some chocolate chips, since I adore peanut butter and chocolate together. I have no excuses; this particular cookbook includes nutritional information. I don't know why, but apparently... Read more
Are fat people lazy?
Sunday, December 07, 2008      4 comments

I will probably take some flack for this (getting my asbestos suit ready), and it's not PC, but the truth is I think the answer is yes. Remember, I'm a fat person! Now, if you have a medical condition that piles on the pounds -- and there a... Read more
Reward habits, not pounds gone?
Friday, December 05, 2008      3 comments

That's what I read about in Self Magazine today. It said that rewarding healthy habits, like eating your fruits and vegetables, works better than rewarding yourself for losing pounds. This makes a certain amount of sense. We can't always co... Read more
Eat broth, lose weight
Thursday, December 04, 2008      2 comments

There are several healthy things they say you can do to decrease your appetite. All of them are things that you eat before a meal that will supposedly decrease your appetite: 1. Broth, not cream, based soups 2. A salad 3. An apple... Read more
For us procrastinators
Tuesday, December 02, 2008      2 comments

I read a tip recently; I don't remember where. So simple, but it's helping me -- it may or may not apply to weight loss, but I wanted to pass it along, anyway. Our to-do lists are usually a mile long. So ask yourself two simple questions: ... Read more
Step it up
Monday, December 01, 2008      2 comments

One of my spark buddies was commenting on my metabolism one day -- and not in a good way! Yes, I don't seem to have the best metabolism in the world. Never have. But it's been extremely eye-opening since I bought my pedometer. Most days I ... Read more
Depending on yourself
Sunday, November 30, 2008      2 comments

Because when all else is said and done, who can you really depend on? Sure you can depend on other people, hopefully, but you are truly the only person you can depend on. How many people depend on other people for their sense of self-worth?... Read more
Weighing in on weighing in
Saturday, November 29, 2008      1 comments

I want to thank everyone for their support yesterday. I know that you are probably right, that the scale will reflect better next week my healthy habits this past week -- but every time the scale goes up when you feel you've eaten well and exerc... Read more
I enjoyed myself
Friday, November 28, 2008      5 comments

I gained 1 pound at my WI today. Yes, I admit to disappointment. But I really think I ate well all week, including yesterday. It's just one of those things. Maybe it's because I ate less for most of the week to save up for my holiday meal -- tha... Read more
Am I a control freak?
Wednesday, November 26, 2008      3 comments

And why that might be a bad thing. I guess I can be sometimes. My husband wonders why things have to be done my way -- in the kitchen, with the dogs. Well, even he admits I've done a pretty good job training the dogs, so it's working -- why... Read more
Cooking blog
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      3 comments

In a small bit of shameless self promotion, I wanted to share with you one of my newest ventures: Cookbook Maven at www.judysworld.net/cookb
ook . It 's a blog about cookbooks, food, some recipes and cooking tips, and what I'... Read more
Can you be fit and fat?
Monday, November 24, 2008      4 comments

Ah, the 64 million dollar question. I think the true answer is no. Yes, you can be somewhat fit -- you can run marathons, you can bench press your boyfriend, you can dance away the wee hours of the morning. The bottom line, to my mind, is t... Read more
I like me!
Sunday, November 23, 2008      4 comments

I may still be only about halfway on my journey, I may still have rolls and cellulite (and probably always will), but I find I'm much happier looking in the mirror these days. I know it's important to love yourself no matter what your size,... Read more
Eat this, not that for Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 22, 2008      3 comments

Have you really thought about what you should eat this Thanksgiving? Remember, if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. So here's a little help: Eat this, not that for Thanksgiving: www.menshealth.com/eatth
is/holidays/Thank... Read more
Don't Imagine Eating Treats
Friday, November 21, 2008      2 comments

Notice anything about the title? Like it spells out diet? I got this from This interview -- www.dietdetective.com/co
ntent/view/3541/97/ . Their cookbooks are fun, and good, btw. Me, I'm a treat person. I have to figure ... Read more

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