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November Goals

Monday, November 16, 2015      1 comments

I went through some old blogs and realized that I used to set monthly goals for myself. I seemed to work well, so even though we're halfway through November, I'm going to set goals for the rest of the month! 1. measure myself - I haven't do... Read more

Getting back on track

Thursday, November 12, 2015      1 comments

Hi-ya SP! It's been a while. A little too long, actually...but I'm happy to be back and to get on track again. Here's a little about my story: I started losing weight in the summer of 2009 (-35 pounds) when I walked all over London. When... Read more

A Note to Myself

Sunday, January 29, 2012      3 comments

Dear Jennifer, You need to do better. Period. I realize that you've been traveling a lot for work and the traveling will continue until at least June, but honestly that does not give you leave to eat whatever you want and workout (more than... Read more

New Me in 2012

Thursday, January 05, 2012      1 comments

So it's the start of a new year and though I've lost 90 pounds I still have more to go. I've decided to start back on SP with tracking my food and exercise. Over the past year I've gotten out of tracking like I should and as a result I haven't... Read more

I've lost a child...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011      4 comments

I weighed today and realized that I have lost the equivalent weight of a child. Over 80 pounds! OMG. It's just now hitting me. And I'm now officially under 30 pounds from my goal! Well, my first goal... I'm also 7 pounds away from moving from ... Read more

Am I being too judgmental about "Big Sexy"?

Tuesday, August 30, 2011      4 comments

As I was watching tv the other night, I saw an advert for a new show (on Bravo, I think) entitled "Big Sexy" about large models in NYC. I'm not talking about your plus-sized models who happen to wear a 6. I'm talking about larger ladies. Prob... Read more

Somebody Called Me Skinny Today!

Monday, August 29, 2011      6 comments

I was leaving my office today to get a coffee before a meeting when I ran into the undergraduate coordinator for the Aerospace Engineering department. I haven't seen her in a couple of weeks so it was nice to see her. She asked about my husban... Read more


Thursday, August 25, 2011      3 comments

I need help in deciding what to do. I've been working really hard the past couple of weeks. Put that together with school starting back, I'm really tired. I mean, really really tired. I was so tired that I left work early yesterday and went ... Read more

Letter to My Zumba Instructor

Thursday, August 18, 2011      2 comments

Dearest Caitlin, I hate you. I really do. I hate the way you make me feel during Zumba and I especially hate the way you make me feel AFTER Zumba. I hate that you're so in shape and so fricking peppy during class. How can you be so happy w... Read more

"Gym Rat" Badge

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      0 comments

Do you FOURSQUARE? I do. My friends got me into it. "You travel all the time and it helps you keep up with where you've gone." They were right. Between my boss wanting to send me to EVERY conference and meeting about Coastal and Marine Spatia... Read more

Starting Over

Thursday, June 09, 2011      0 comments

I'm starting over. Well, sort of. I haven't gained back any of the weight I've lost so I guess technically I'm just resuming. I find that the best way for me to lose weight is to track my food and set goals for myself. So here are my... Read more

January in Review

Monday, January 31, 2011      0 comments

This January was so busy! From school (law classes are a killer!) to wedding planning and getting the house ready to sell, I've been too busy to think about doing anything (thank goodness for planners). I haven't posted much this month - ok... Read more


Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

It's 1 January 2011 and I'm doing something I've not done before. I'm making a new year's resolution. Well, I'm going to make a few resolutions. The first is to exercise at least 30 minutes every day in January. Even if it's just taking ... Read more

Staying Strong

Friday, October 22, 2010      0 comments

So it's Friday and I'm tired. Actually, I should probably say that my body's tired. I haven't been working out like I should and I've gone to the gym for the past three days. I really don't want to go today, but I am. Why? Because I want to ... Read more

New Goals

Wednesday, October 20, 2010      1 comments

I'm not going to lie. I've been slacking. However, I now have fewer than 50 pounds to go before I reach my ultimate goal! I'm so excited! I've finally found the energy and motivation to continue on my weight loss journey. And I must say that e... Read more

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