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and, actually, I was right!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013      5 comments

We received a community-wide e-mail yesterday telling us all that CLEARLY we had ignored the previous announcement asking us to be EXTREMELY conservative with the little bit of water we did get 2 days ago-- because it was now all gone. Hardy-har... Read more

9-16-2013 Personal History Catastrophic Flooding Update

Monday, September 16, 2013      5 comments

Some news reports call this a FIVE-Hundred Year flood. Water on tap is completely gone. Our Home Owners' Association president e-mailed us this morning asking all to reduce flushing (pouring rainwater into the toilet bowl). I lived 20 yea... Read more

Personal History of the 100-year Flood, Boulder CO, 2013

Sunday, September 15, 2013      6 comments

Although the term has gone out of favor officially, I'll use it: it is a 100-year flood, folks! That means every year, there is a 1 in a 100 chance that it will be this bad. Boulder has NEVER had this much rain so fast since it started keeping r... Read more

LC calorie cycling week 16: final report

Sunday, September 08, 2013      3 comments

So here is my final report on the results of cycling while doing Atkins. The half week is due to starting on a Friday, but I prefer reporting on Mondays. Having 2 reports reveal daily fluctuations. Here's the list: Friday reporting ------ OR... Read more

by Nancy Howard, SP blogger, 10-31-09 : Optimist, Pessimist, Realist

Friday, September 06, 2013      2 comments

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." William Arthur Ward I love this inspirational quote! I came across it last week after experiencing some major obstacles here at home... Read more

LC calorie cycling week 16

Monday, September 02, 2013      3 comments

It has been a difficult week. It has been a difficult 2 months for me emotionally, and that has led to physical reactions. And of course, I've been coping with physical therapy and recovery from ACL surgery. My cycling experiment has been put... Read more

I think, therefore I am.. going to start temporary weight maintenance

Thursday, August 29, 2013      1 comments

I made it through the day with good intentions. Evening and hunger tripped me up. Still, I managed not to pig out. Food has been a lot on my mind lately. And it doesn't help that there are chocolate-covered almonds sitting on the kitchen coun... Read more

LC calorie cycling week 15

Monday, August 26, 2013      2 comments

This is my second-to-last post on the subject of my experimentation with cycling. If I was reporting on Friday, I'd say I lost 3.6 pounds from the week before. But I am reporting on Monday, and I have to say that I've gained 0.2 pounds sin... Read more

Once a (sugar) Addict, ALWAYS an addict. Now what?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      3 comments

I suppose.... emoticon ....that I may have celebrated losing 45 (now WHY should that be any different than losing 44???) pounds by EATING too laxly on Monday. I am saddened that I would so easily and quickly slip into choosing sugar to eat.... Read more

LC calorie cycling week 14

Monday, August 19, 2013      1 comments

I lost 3 whole pounds this last week! Woo Hoo! I've still been planning my eating a day in advance. I've recently been having a little difficulty sticking to my food PLAN for the day -- but I've had NO problem sticking to my diet! I will... Read more

LC calorie cycling week 13: psycho problems?

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      6 comments

Thank you EWEFLUFFY and WOUBBIE for your insightful comments. They helped direct my thoughts to more useful directions. I think my number of problems with staying on my diet last week is because I am not meeting my psychological needs. S... Read more

LC calorie cycling week 13

Monday, August 12, 2013      5 comments

week 12.5: lost 1.2 ------------------ week 12: lost 1.8 lb TOTAL LOSS: 15.6 lbs I really thought I should've lost more this week. But I am having problems with lots of little wobbles. Temptations. Boredom. Lack of focus. I'm not hu... Read more

MAJOR REPORT cycling week 12: Back in the saddle again! Beggar riding!

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      4 comments

The half week is due to starting on a Friday, but I prefer reporting on Mondays. Having 2 reports reveal daily fluctuations. Here's the list: Friday reporting ------ OR ------Monday Reporting week 1: lost 5 ------------------ week 0.5: lost ... Read more

I lasered my tummy to shrink the skin!

Saturday, August 03, 2013      6 comments

It has been three weeks now.... procedure: CO2 laser cost: $200 (with coupon) time: 2 hour procedure pain: I'd most compare it to a mosquito biting you in a particularly bad place, you get a stinging ZING! That by itself isn't so ba... Read more

July summation: So far, so good!

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      1 comments

Being that this is the last day of July, it is appropriate to state the month's Results: I lost 3, gained 8, lost 7 lbs. = 8 steps back and 10 steps forward for a net 2 pound lost during this extremely difficult month. I suppose I should cele... Read more

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