Where did July go?
Sunday, July 31, 2011      1 comments

I just read my last blog, which was written the end of June. I had all these great plans for getting back on track in July. Now it's the end of July and I'm at the same place. Some realizations: 1. I am paying $39.95 per month for Weight... Read more
It's a Start!
Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

I read this article on re-motivating yourself. The first week's goal is to track your food, don't beat yourself up, and to start exercising, but don't go crazy (aim for 10 -20 minutes a day, just try to be consistent). I just came back from a ... Read more
Here I Go Again!
Monday, June 13, 2011      2 comments

Very busy week at work; which would usually cause me to make not healthy choices, drive through McDonalds, etc. Yesterday I planned my week and made lunch for the whole week. I know that on Friday I'll be having pizza for lunch and probably wi... Read more
My Mini Challenge
Friday, June 03, 2011      1 comments

My favorite play is either Les Miserables or West Side Story. West Side Story is showing in Boston the end of the month. I am dying to see it (I have seen the movie a gazzillion times, but never the play since we put it on my senior year in h... Read more
I MUST Move!!
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments

Okay, I've danced around this long enough (and again, and again, and again!). I have GOT to start exercising on a regular basis! I do okay for a couple of days then come up with a million excuses. (This was even the topic at last week's WW me... Read more
If you keep doing what you've been doing....
Sunday, May 22, 2011      2 comments

There's a quote somewhere that says, "Stupidity (I don't think that's the actual word they use, but something like it) is doing what you've always done and expecting a different outcomeThat's exactly what I've been doing with my food. I always ... Read more
Happy May! Challenge Day 1
Sunday, May 01, 2011      2 comments

I love May! It's finally spring, the flowers are blooming, the trees are flowering, my birthday is in 2 weeks, and it always seems like a new beginning. That's how I'm going to take a look at my getting healthy process! I was watching "Op... Read more
The Blahs
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      5 comments

I am in a rut. I commute 100 miles a day, although I like my job most of the time. With gas prices where they are, I'm thinking I might look for something closer to home. I cannot seem to break through the 300 lb mark. I get close; then I s... Read more
I just had the best breakfast!
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      5 comments

Sunday, in an effort to refocus, I re-read the All You magazine that was the Sparkpeople edition. I made one of their breakfast suggestions, a waffle with 1 tablespoon of peanut butter and 1 tablespoon of reduced calorie syrup. It was soooo go... Read more
Keep on keepin' on!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      3 comments

So I've been on a streak, more or less, for 8 days! I am still not loving working out, but I've resigned myself that it's a necessary evil. (I still don't believe I'll ever be one of those "I Love To Exercise" people!) Today I went to a... Read more
Two Day Streak
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      5 comments

I have been doing well, staying within my calorie range, drinking my water, and working out for 2 days now. My biggest problem is keeping the streak alive. I think I need to give myself small rewards for keeping the streaks alive, not just whe... Read more
NOT back on track....
Sunday, April 03, 2011      4 comments

I am so frustrated with myself. Eat less, move more, lose weight. How tough can it be??? As we all know, it's incredibly tough!! I know I need to exercise; I joined a gym. I was going to go to water aerobics at 8:45 yesterday morning, then ... Read more
Back on Track!
Sunday, March 27, 2011      2 comments

So, I'm home from vacation and I didn't gain any weight! Shocking but true!! I joined a gym before I left, so I am READY TO DO THIS!! I saw myself in a bathing suit and I want to look better the next time around!! ... Read more
Joining a Gym....AGAIN!
Sunday, February 20, 2011      5 comments

My gym membership expired in December and I didn't re-sign. I thought I'd do it on my own. Surprise, surprise; I'm not doing it on my own!! I went on-line and checked out 6 health clubs in my area. I'm going to visit them tomorrow and get a ... Read more
Just When I Think I've Got It Figured Out....
Thursday, February 10, 2011      4 comments

So yesterday, I got up, ate a healthy breakfast, did cardio, and was feeling oh so virtuous!! I got to work with my pre-prepared healthy lunch, and I had made healthy plans for dinner as well. Then I received the evil e-mail message: Girl Sco... Read more

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