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My Food Rehab

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      3 comments

I just finished The End of Overeating, by David Kessler and I have found that its recommendation to me was a matter of good timing and great understanding. For those unfamiliar with the book, it is an expose of sorts of the food industry in Ame... Read more

My devolution of Sugar

Monday, April 25, 2011      0 comments

In the week since I read the NYT article about Sugar (see my post Pondering Sugar), I have been remarkably at peace with myself over sweets. I am sort of at the take-it-or-leave-it stage of pondering sugar. I can say with great pride, that I a... Read more

Half Marathon #2 Report

Tuesday, April 19, 2011      4 comments

Ahhh, the report is overdue. My race was 10 days ago. I'm sssooo happy to report the weather was great (by Vermont spring standards)..sunny, not too windy, and 40's. I woke up in the middle of the night on the eve of the race with a wicke... Read more

Pondering Sugar

Monday, April 18, 2011      4 comments

I read an interesting article today about sugar that has me rethinking food. www.nytimes.com/2011/04/
17/magazine/mag-17Sugar-t.
html?_r=1&src=me&ref=homepage The timing of this is good for me. I've been noticing... Read more

I Have Seen the Light!!

Monday, March 07, 2011      0 comments

Today marks day one of week one of my food experiment. After all my talk about being sick of thinking, talking, shopping, cooking, planning, eating, not eating food, and with some suggestions from this faboo SP community, I decided to try planni... Read more

Thinking about Food

Thursday, March 03, 2011      1 comments

I spend alot of time thinking about food. It weighs on me (ha!). Food is not something I really enjoy much. I'm starting to think this constant thinking of food is working against me. I think about food alot becuase I am a mother who provi... Read more

The difference between a good day and a bad day is....

Wednesday, March 02, 2011      1 comments

I've been pondering this question today. I feel good about myself today. I didn't eat quite right but I didn't eat anything awful or alot of any one thing. I did run. I ran amost 6 miles on the icy sidewalks in the sun sprinkled intermittentl... Read more

This Blog Entry is for Me

Sunday, February 20, 2011      4 comments

I need a place to write down my feelings today. my frustrations. my motivations. I am not blogging today in the hopes that someone reads this. I just need to get this out. This week, I weighed in at my highest weight in over 5 years. Up s... Read more

April 9th Deadline!

Monday, February 07, 2011      1 comments

To really challenge myself to get outside and run during the remainder of winter and into mud season, I signed up for the No Hills No Frills HM in Colchester April 9th. Then I went out for a long 7 mile run - my first since new year's day! ... Read more

Time to Get Going

Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

OK Jules. It's time to get going. You know it. I've been busy. I've been a bit overcommitted. But I've also been enjoying just BEING without too much THINKING. There's some value in that. But now I think I'm done. Because while I ... Read more

Happiness is my 2011 Goal

Thursday, January 06, 2011      1 comments

I've been away from SP for about a month now. This is a bit of a summary of what's been playing over and over again in my head for the last couple of weeks... The Christmas holidays are particularly challenging for me and the time leading ... Read more

The Old Fashioned Way

Tuesday, November 30, 2010      7 comments

Wow. I've been having a tough time getting my act together lately. I haven't tracked my food in a couple of weeks. I've tried to pretend I could start christmas cookie making early without any impact on my christmas cookie consumption; in less ... Read more

The New Plan: Winter

Tuesday, November 23, 2010      1 comments

The solstice is a month away. Snow is forecast. Hockey is in full-swing. The backyard rink is almost complete. The big HM milestone is almost a month behind me. There's no denying it. Winter is coming. That the seasons are changing during t... Read more

A good day for me

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      3 comments

I write so often about my frustrations, my anxieties, my angst, my complaints, my failures. It gets old revisiting my wounds. Today, I feel great and I thought I'd pour this one out instead! Today, I hosted some friends for coffee at m... Read more

One Week Later...

Monday, November 15, 2010      2 comments

So now it's one week post-race. In the last week I have picked up a pesky lower GI bug. My feet have been hurting. I hosted my daughter's 7th birthday party. I chaperoned a full-day field trip. And I took my daughter to New Hampshire and St. A... Read more


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