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OAKBORN
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The weight of the world...
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

I am proving right now that when I feel bad, I DON'T eat. We have a family crisis going on right now... a crisis that makes me question our parenting... and leaves me not knowing what to do. I went from bursting with pride in my daughter to qu... Read more
Here's what I said...
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      5 comments

A gal I knew in high school and I have hooked up via Facebook... and she wanted to know my weight loss story... so here is what I told her... "Thanks for the compliments! It's been an interesting year, I must say. I'm happy to share my st... Read more
It's all good...somehow...
Saturday, January 24, 2009      1 comments

Wow it seems like it's bad juju week at work. KO's car was in the shop Monday to get 2 hoses replaced and while it was idling, the neck of her radiator blew up.. so she's waiting for a new radiator and then they will figure out if her transmiss... Read more
It's been a few days....
Sunday, January 18, 2009      3 comments

A lot has happened since I last blogged... not so much in number, but in importance. Weight is maintaining... hubby wants to see me gain back up to 145, so I am eating everything in sight to make it happen, but my body seems happy where it ... Read more
Dwelling in the now... what I do today is my future...
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      2 comments

I had a grand surge of energy and inspiration this evening and promptly went downstairs and did Level Two of 30 Day Shred. I just love Jillian Michaels, she keeps me fired up to the max. She is a hardass, but also very down to earth. She tell... Read more
Doing the New Bootcamp.... good for refocusing...
Monday, January 05, 2009      0 comments

I'm on day two of the new bootcamp... the chance to win $500 is nice, but I like having a new focus and new goals too, apart from the weight loss anyway. I really did slack off the intensity over the holidays what with it being a) the holid... Read more
One year since the beginning of the journey & 4 months of maintenance...
Thursday, January 01, 2009      1 comments

Today is a great day for me to sit down and look back for both reasons in my blog title. I remember well waking up on December 30th 2007 and deciding that I was going to make my first-ever New Year's Resolution to get healthy and lose wei... Read more
Resolutions for 2009
Monday, December 29, 2008      1 comments

The dailySpark had a great thing about making wishes and resolving to make them happen. I posted these: 1) Start and maintain habits that help keep my house neat, clean & presentable as I clean it all year. 2) Finally finish redecoratin... Read more
Stress and then *poof* de-stressed!
Sunday, December 28, 2008      0 comments

I was feeling extremely stressed with the approach of Christmas... I had been trying to complete so many tasks around the house, but hadn't had a day at home with nowhere else to go or nothing else to do for over a month... so it just came down ... Read more
Feeling much better now...
Tuesday, December 23, 2008      0 comments

Well, with the help of Zicam, sleep, an extra day off, etc... I feel much better and though, while still kind of draggy, got my health and my mood back on track. So what that my long list didn't get done... I will do what I can & to heck wi... Read more
It is what it is...
Sunday, December 21, 2008      0 comments

I poured a lot of energy into cleaning the house on Friday night... hubby made me a red-eye (coffee w/ espresso) with double espresso shots or maybe more... so I was caffeine-powered and got an amazing amount done. Then Saturday, I managed ... Read more
Refocusing the energy...
Tuesday, December 16, 2008      3 comments

Well, I'm up to nearly one year since I began this journey, and it will be about 4 months of maintenance too. January 1st for the former and January 2nd for the latter. I think I'm getting the maintenance thing down. I continue to track ... Read more
"There is no finish line..."
Tuesday, December 09, 2008      0 comments

That line came up on one of my Podfitness workouts and got me to thinking about how a new lifestyle has its only finish line the day I die, but is my new state of living and going forward. Then I was running on the treadmill the other day t... Read more
Reflecting back: 3 months in MaintenanceVille
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      3 comments

Yesterday was the big 3 month mark in maintenance. It kind of got me to thinking... more just random thoughts, which I can hopefully forge into a coherent blog post. I'm at work today, it's been pretty busy, but there is little I can get d... Read more
Didn't exercise today... but I did count calories and did fine...
Saturday, November 29, 2008      0 comments

It feels very important to me to start being able to take the training wheels off. I had honestly planned to exercise, but got busy today and just didn't get it done. Oh well, so there it is. I did track calories and did fine. It was a g... Read more

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