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2 months in MaintenanceVille!

Sunday, November 02, 2008      4 comments

The last 2 months have really FLOWN! My weight has been between 144.8 and 149 since I hit maintenace... I think that's really steady and I'm quite happy with it. I am still tracking food and exercise... it works for me. It does take tim... Read more

Can you say size 6?

Saturday, November 01, 2008      3 comments

Yes, you read that right! My body has been rearranging itself... I am staying in my range for weight... but things seem to be shifting somewhat. I was wearing some size 8 jeans today and noticed that I could pull them down over my hips without... Read more

Halloween, this year, last year & many great ones in the past!

Friday, October 31, 2008      0 comments

I celebrated Halloween by going for a fabulous 4.3 mile run this evening. Weather here in mid-Missouri is just gorgeous this Halloween... I know that evenings like this will be gone really soon due to the arrival of Read more

Wow, I'm really touched...

Tuesday, October 28, 2008      3 comments

I just got an e-mail telling me I've become a SP Motivator. I'm really touched. Thanks everyone. emoticonRead more

A quick entry... been veddy veddy beezy!

Tuesday, October 28, 2008      1 comments

It's been almost 10 days since my last entry... I can't believe that. I have been still tracking food & exercise, but not spending so much time doing SparkTeams and stuff. This coming Sunday will mark 2 months in maintenance. It was kin... Read more

Got some downtime today...

Sunday, October 19, 2008      1 comments

Went out to lunch with hubby & son... had my favorite pizza ( www.imospizza.com ). It's St. Louis Style pizza and is a creature unto itself... Domino's did St. Louis style pizza for a short time a few years ago... but it wasn't ... Read more

So tired and my busy week isn't over yet!

Friday, October 17, 2008      3 comments

It's been a busy week at work! I haven't accomplished much beyond giving lots of flu shots. We had our two big clinics this week and gave over 300 shots between the two. (Don't be too impressed by that number... on our first clinic 2 years ago... Read more

A couple more days without a net...

Saturday, October 11, 2008      2 comments

Had another conference in St. Louis, Infectious Disease this time. (I work in Communicable Disease as part of my job.) It was a good one, but that meant driving to St. Louis, staying with my Dad overnight and then fighting St. Louis traffic ye... Read more

Of half doughnuts and fat-free half & half...

Wednesday, October 08, 2008      0 comments

When I was fat, I always used to scoff in my head at those who would take half a doughnut or cookie or whatever, especially when those people were overweight too. Somehow I just felt better realizing that I wanted something, I would just eat it... Read more

Working Without a Net... a month in MaintenanceVille...

Sunday, October 05, 2008      3 comments

I spent the last 3-4 days without my SparkPeople trackers or Internet access... from Wednesday evening to Saturday evening. I was really working without a net and I was scared... really scared. I didn't feel ready to take the training wheels o... Read more

How can I keep from singing?

Monday, September 29, 2008      3 comments

In my job as a public health nurse, I see all kinds and have many interesting interactions with the public. (Imagine that!) This morning has included lice checks on 2 little girls, placement/reading of TB tests, calling doctor's offices to ... Read more

Adventures in Cooking with George!

Sunday, September 28, 2008      1 comments

If you have been reading my blog for any time, you know that I love my George Foreman grill. I think that a lot of people think of these appliances as rather one-dimensional... I am trying to expand on ways to use mine and get happier with it a... Read more

Reflecting on the journey.

Friday, September 26, 2008      1 comments

I'm nearly to one month of maintenance... that will be next Thursday, just in time for a trip to a 2-day conference in St. Louis. I'm taking my co-workers to Fitz's fitzsrootbeer.com/menu.h
tml in University City one of ... Read more

Day 20 in Maintenanceville, Day 30 in current exercise streak...

Sunday, September 21, 2008      1 comments

It's funny how helpful taking that one day off from exercise was for me. Just giving myself permission was huge... it helped me relax and get a bit of perspective. While exercise everyday is VERY important to me, it's okay to take a day off to... Read more

Money Money Money

Thursday, September 18, 2008      1 comments

Our money woes continue... we will really have to eke by for the rest of the month... but we will. Today at lunchtime, I started to cry. So instead of hitting the freezer here at work, where the ice cream lives, I went for a run. It has he... Read more


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