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My brain is changing along with my body!
Monday, May 07, 2007      3 comments

I can't believe how much my thinking has changed, how working on fitness through nutrition and exercise has changed my mindset. The friend I'm travelling with this summer came over to my classroom today, so we could do some planning. We wer... Read more
Have I overcome stress eating?
Tuesday, May 01, 2007      3 comments

Some days, life gets in the way of fitness. I've been working on the School Improvement Plan - and the other teachers & dept. or committee chairs were late in handing in their info. In February, I asked for the proposed plans and strateg... Read more
A new high in cals burned this week
Sunday, April 29, 2007      1 comments

4368 calories this week in cardio!!!!!!!!! Woohoo! It was Carnival this week, so I had 5 days off from work - I managed 120+ minutes burned almost every day! Whether cleaning, walking, dancing - I burned a whole pound and a quarter in one... Read more
Carnival = fun exercise!
Wednesday, April 25, 2007      0 comments

Okay, not all of my fun exercise has been Carnival related. I washed my car in the rain yesterday. But today, I parked at the marina, and walked the mile or so into town. Met my husband, and walked around Food Fair for at least 2 hours. ... Read more
Emotional eating
Monday, April 16, 2007      5 comments

My assignment today is to write about emotional eating. Oh my. Do I know anything about emotional eating? Well, let's just say that I'm the one who coined the term "Chocolate Therapy" - Ben & Jerry just mass-produced it. I've alway... Read more
The + and - of being sick
Wednesday, April 11, 2007      1 comments

So I feel crummy. My stomach hurts. I can't eat anything. I have no energy. My head hurts. On the other hand - I lost 9 lbs this month! Not a good way to do it, but, well, we take what we can get! And I'm catching up on sleep. And my... Read more
Sleep, that knits up the ravelled sleeve of care
Monday, April 02, 2007      1 comments

I have a sleep problem. I have always had a sleep problem. I have trouble falling asleep. I have trouble staying asleep. I wake in the night for no reason, or some slight noise awakens me. Strange beds, new places, travelling all add to my ... Read more
Walking is second nature
Saturday, March 31, 2007      1 comments

I parked on the outskirts of town today. I went to my pedicure, waited until the polish was good and dry, and then went for a 45 minute walk. I was aiming for an hour, but DH called and we met for a latte. Went for my hair appt (my day of bea... Read more
The morality of weight loss
Friday, March 30, 2007      3 comments

Sometimes I think about the ethics and morality of losing weight. I think about all of the malnourished and starving people in the world, predominantly in developing nations but also people in our highly industrialized nations. I think about h... Read more
Beach and Swimsuit today
Sunday, March 25, 2007      3 comments

We went down to Magens Bay today (my signature picture). We walked on the beach and then I walked in the water waist-deep. So I put on my favorite swimsuit - white on top, black bottom, skirted suit - and I looked in the mirror. WOW! Wha... Read more
How can eating badly result in a perfect pie chart????
Saturday, March 24, 2007      5 comments

My pie chart has me totally confused. I ate so-so, with too many carbs and sweets. At least that's what I thought. I actually have a near perfect pie chart. I'm now totally confused re what SP thinks is a healthy balanced day of nutrients. ... Read more

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