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2013 Plan
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      0 comments

I don't know what has finally triggered within me, but I am back on program starting today. I'll use my old rules to return to my former skinny self: Burn 2000-2500 calories per week Eat less than 1400 calories per day - Track each day Eat... Read more
Newly Committed
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      0 comments

I feel a bit like a broken record. Ironically, I last blogged back in June. And I am probably not going to say anything different than I did back then. The exception now is that I really do feel a strong sense of commitment to healthy living.... Read more
My 8 Week Back on Track Plan
Monday, June 18, 2012      1 comments

I have been struggling with the same 3 lbs for over a month. And those 3 lbs are WAY over my comfortable fluctuation range. Starting today, I have re-committed to eating well after working on re-focusing on exercise for the last 3 or so weeks.... Read more
The Ideal Me
Monday, June 04, 2012      0 comments

I've been meaning to write this for a while. It was inspired by Fit-Whit's blog from a few weeks ago. I got to thinking that my anxiety and depression may be stemming from not really living the life I feel I was meant to. What life do I reall... Read more
Lost My Way But Planning for Success
Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

This spring was rough for me. Bad news about my blood pressure and cholesterol levels has led to three medications. Anxiety and depression set in after gripping with the one-year anniversary of my father's death and feelings of isolation. I lo... Read more
My New Back on Track Plan
Thursday, March 15, 2012      0 comments

I have fallen off the wagon hard core. I am losing motivation to eat well and exercise. My jeans are getting tighter. I am up about 5 lbs to 166.2 today since early January (161.2) when I was supposed to be LOSING 5 lbs to get back to my comf... Read more
My Progress After Week #3 of My Back on Track Plan
Friday, September 09, 2011      0 comments

I realized I haven't updated you in a while on my progress. Last weekend was bad. Unhealthy food for Jamison's birthday and too much drinking at his party on Friday night. Which meant no gym and pizza & sprite on saturday. :( I got back... Read more
My Progress After Week #1 of Back on Track Plan
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      0 comments

I prepped lots of food for the week on Sunday. I ate fairly good last week - with a couple of pizza slip-ups due to a funeral on Thursday and entertaining friends with MORE pizza AND cocktails on Saturday night. I've been generally stayin... Read more
The Plan to Weigh 154 by September 23
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      0 comments

I cannot exactly say I didn't see this coming, but I am still disappointed that I weighed in this am THREE pounds more than my last weigh-in. So now, I am not 7ish pounds off my goal but nearly 10. So here is my plan. I promise to keep you up... Read more
My Plan Until August 18 - Drop 4
Sunday, August 07, 2011      1 comments

So, I didn't do the greatest on my vacation in Omaha. I gained two pounds, which I lost this week. Now I have two weeks to lose 5 pounds, which isn't really possible. So I have shifted my goal to lose 4 pounds - that would be 157.5 - by Augus... Read more
Getting Back on Track NOW and Down 5 Pounds by August 18
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      5 comments

I love SP. Not just for the tools, but for the support. When I read FITWHIT's blog about making a PLAN for an "On Track" Week, I was so inspired I HAD to comment. Low and behold, she wrote back! Why was I planning to get back on track next w... Read more
Goal Setting Issues - When Do You Stop Losing?
Monday, January 24, 2011      1 comments

So, My original goal was to lose 35 pounds on SparkPeople. When I reached that goal one month early (in November 2010), I immediately decided to stretch my goal to lose an additional 12 pounds and a healthy BMI. Yesterday, I stepped on the sca... Read more
Forgot 30 pounds loss meant new clothes...
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      6 comments

I know, I know... How I did I not put one and one together to equal two. I have been truly thrilled that sparkpeople has been so successful in aiding me to lose nearly 33 pounds since August. But I forgot that those size 14 clothes would not ... Read more
Same food but more hunger?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      2 comments

So, I ate basically the exact same items for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks on Sunday and Monday. Sunday I felt amazingly satisfied. Last night, I was ravenous beyond belief AFTER eating dinner. What gives? Have you guys experienced thi... Read more
Thanks to Ruby Tuesday for Grilled Green Beans
Sunday, September 05, 2010      2 comments

On Friday night, Jamison and I headed to Ruby Tuesday to take advantage of a BOGO coupon scored from Self magazine to wrap up his birthday fun. (Ruby Tuesday was my fave healthy restaurant back in 2003/2004 when I drove across PA for my job.) ... Read more

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