Last year I made a vision board for 2011 and posted about it here in my blog, along with several photos. So many ppl commented on it that I told myself I'd do it again this year. So this year I invited some friends to come over and make our vi... Read more
I'm now 46 lbs lighter!
So now I'm down to 217 lbs from a high of 263 lbs a couple of years ago. That's a 46 lb weight loss! Yay! And now it's the time of year when goals for the next year are set. I'd love to lose another 54 lbs to get down to 163 lbs, which woul... Read more
I've lost 40 lbs!
Woohoo! I've lost 40 lbs! It has been very slow and gradual, and I still have a lot go to. But 40 lbs! Awesome! I remember how bloody hard it was to do anything at that top weight. Even putting on my socks and tying my shoes was painful an... Read more
OOPS! (she says, sheepishly)
I got so sick for over two weeks that I got into a very dark space. Sitting home alone in pain and fatigue all that time twisted my thinking around and I got very negative. I told myself I had to "clear away the wreckage", and for some reason ... Read more
Losing weight the hard way
I've lost 2 more lbs, but I wouldn't recommend my method to anyone: I've been very sick with a respiratory virus for 7 days. And it was my birthday on the weekend! Waaah! I will not describe my symptoms so as not to gross anybody out, but it... Read more
My Daily Awesome Lunch
Here's what I've been eating for lunch lately that I think is helping me lose the weight. I've lost 11 lbs so far this year! Yay!
1 whole wheat flour tortilla
organic romaine lettuce
1/2 organic roma tomato
1/2 can of tuna
tbsp li... Read more
My Daily Awesome Breakfast
I've lost 10 lbs since January 1st! That's just slightly over 2 lbs a week! I've been far from perfect in my eating and exercise, but steadily improving day by day, week by week. Here's one thing I've settled on that I think is a key to my we... Read more
I lost 2 more lbs!
I really wanted to achieve 229 lbs by today, Feb 1st. So yesterday I really ate well, and was active. And this morning on the scale ... 229 lbs! Yay! So that means I lost 9 lbs in January! I'm so psyched!
My goal for this month is 10... Read more
Changes are Happening, Goals are being Met!
Got on the scale and I've lost another 2 lbs for a total of 7 so far this month/year and 32 total. Yay! Basically I'm just making conscious choices around food and being as active as I can each day. I'm very excited because when I lose 2 more... Read more
I've lost 30 lbs!
Today the scale tells me that I've lost 30 lbs! Yay! I've lost 5 since the beginning of this year. The previous 25 happened over time, not quickly, and I have a lot to go. But 30 lbs overall is very encouraging! I'm happy with my food and e... Read more
Homemade Veggie Soup is Good!
I made a big pot of veggie soup and ate it all day! It's the cabbage soup from the diet of that name, but I'm not doing the whole diet. I just love the soup! You can Google "cabbage soup" and find the recipe. Very yummy! And homemade veggie... Read more
OMG, the Sun is Shining!!
It feels like it has been raining and grey-skied here in the pacific northwest (Victoria, BC, Canada, near Seattle) for months. Day after day of darkness and mud. On the news I heard today described as "Blue Monday", the most depressing day of... Read more
When am I going to learn?
I had two weeks off over the holidays, and for the first week of January I was doing great. Eating right, exercising, journaling everything, losing weight, and feeling good. Then I went back to work on Saturday and it started to fall apart. I... Read more
Yesterday I went to the pool for aquafitness -- 2nd time this week! Yay! I love aquafitness. After the class was over, the pool emptied out. I asked the lifeguard what was going on, and she said "Oh, usually we have swimming lessons at this ... Read more
I made my 2011 Vision Board!
Yesterday I started on a project that I've thought of doing forever but never have accomplished. I made a 2011 Vision Board! I started it in the afternoon and in my compuslive way continued until it was done, hours later! I took some pics of ... Read more