I had such a great time for my Birthday weekend. I still have cake left over--it was really good, by the way--note to self the next time I make it though: When squeezing the juice from the lemon--use a separate bowl, and remove seeds before ad... Read more
Here's the Cake!
Here's the cake I finished this morning:
This was taken with my phone, so the quality isn't great.
It's two layers of lemon cake, raspberry sauce in between the layers, ... Read more
Visited the "Dark Side" yesterday
Had a sugar binge yesterday--but today is a new day!
I forgot to pack my two apples and two pieces of string cheese in my lunch bag for morning and afternoon snacking patrol--got into my girl scout cookie stash--was only having a couple--... Read more
Beginning Year Two of Maintenance
-On to year two of maintenance!! How excited am I about hitting that one year milestone?? More than I could have ever imagined! I think it’s super fun that my maintenance anniversary comes at time of year when I get my tax refund back, so i... Read more
Am I Figuring This Out?
I've been so frustrated the last two months since being prescribed birth control pills for hormone regulation, because my weight has been on an upward trend. My net gain since beginning them on January 1st is 5 pounds. I know 5 pounds isn't a ... Read more
Closing in on One Year of Maintenance!
Only three weeks remain before I will have the joy of celebrating one year of maintaining my 100 pound loss! I am so proud of myself, and so amazed at the same time. Never before had I maintained any substantial loss for more than a few days. ... Read more
2013 Goal # 1 and 11 months Maintenance
January 15, 2013
It’s been so long since I’ve posted a blog. I’m trying not to be too frustrated about not meeting what I had set in my mind for increased frequency. I journal in my own hand on paper, because in my heart, that’s usua... Read more
10 Months Maintenance and Holiday Outcomes
While I love Christmas break ( I work in the school system), I am looking forward to the return of my regular routine. I know I have had a lot of trouble this year steering away from tempting foods. I'm a sucker for sweets and salty, savory fo... Read more
Inspiring blog with video
I subscribe to WW CEO, David Kirchoff's blog, Man Meets Scale, and his post this morning must be shared! It's called: Holiday Gifts That Matter: The Human Spirit on Display.
He includes an incredibly inspirational video of a WW member succes... Read more
Help Coping with Peri-menopause Mood Swings?
December 12, 2012
Starting to see some significant trends with my monthly cycle. Today is day 16, and last night I noticed I was starting to feel overly irritable, overly sensitive, having sugar cravings: giving in to it and having a small bi... Read more
Maintenance Week 42
I'm pleasantly surprised lately that I seem to be holding about one pound below my first goal weight of 148. Since I have been trying to work to that end for a while now, I'm really quite excited about it. There's just something that really ma... Read more
December 6, 2012
It's been a struggle lately for me to be happy with my weight progress. I know it's fine. I'm still within range, but it seems so difficult right now to stay here. The scale swings back and forth every day lately, and the t... Read more
Want Music to Match (or improve) Your Running Pace?
I found a site recently that generates a song list based on your 1-mile running pace, and it was great fun to scan through the list (really extensive) and choose new songs for a new playlist. I'm working on improving my running pace, and this l... Read more
7 1/2 Months of Maintenance & 3 Successful Weeks of No-Track!
I'm so excited about my last three weeks of no-tracking! I have in the past been scared to even attempt deviating from my diligent tracking for fear that I would begin to back slide in a huge way! There is something really liberating and freei... Read more
Blog Challenge Follow-up
Thanks to everyone who followed, commented, etc on my blogs for the blog challenge from September. That was a really great set of questions, and I really enjoyed answering them. I would like to find some additional meaningful questions to refl... Read more
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