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PJH2028's Blogs

what can i say
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      5 comments

drifting. purposeful. drifting. intentional. breathing. Spring. Spark. Train. Plan. Planting. Celebrate. Soon to celebrate. Something is in the cracks. Don't know what it is. I'm fine. I'm good. I'm being my best self. Most of the ti... Read more
Shopping - I tried on a regular size party dress in department store... and it fit!
Saturday, April 09, 2011      6 comments

Okay... My method is still shop/return rinse repeat. ;-) Today, though, I have to report that I opened my head a little... and wandered the mall. Like a 'regular person'. What's on the rack this season? Does anything call out to me. THIS,... Read more
gift of personal training - that keeps on giving ;-)
Thursday, March 31, 2011      3 comments

Wow. I've had two sessions with Jenny and one session with Tim. They are really inspired and inspiring - kind gentle patient nurturing tough encouraging knowledgable and good teachers. I just feel really lucky. Wait. I also feel like someone... Read more
Progress Photos Comparison 222-191.8
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      12 comments

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Progress Report -- On & Off the Wheel
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      5 comments

I got on the scale today..... (That's right, P, You go girl!) I'd been avoiding it because I have grown so trodden down in secret places of my psyche, trodden and zipped by the slow slow movement and unmovement of the scale that I thought... Read more
I know my beauties. And remember forgetting.
Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

shopping and returns i get flashbacks. of every new school year, or shopping for camp, when nothing in any of the stores fit me when my mom accidentally put my only pair jeans in the dryer years and years of fear and, yes, loathin... Read more
Saturday, March 05, 2011      2 comments

bookmark- after eating most of my allotted calories for the day by 5pm, i went out with joe for margarita's and mussels with frites. this was not caution to the wind. it was not abandon. it was not f it. it was.... i have no idea what it wa... Read more
Goldilocks? (Another note - on boobs, and closets, and change)
Friday, March 04, 2011      4 comments

So I've been wearing the wrong size bra for my whole life. Yep. (We've heard this before ... on Oprah, and BL, and What Not To Wear). And I lost 30-40 lbs since I bought most of them in my drawer. Back size WAY off -- too big.Cup ... Read more
I have been here before, but this is to be different (Alice ... & the closet)
Thursday, March 03, 2011      2 comments

Hello my friends. And, really, hello Me. Good morning. A new day. The sun rose so beautifully red pink in only one corner behind some trees at first and then spread the color like watercolor infusing gray clouds upward and upward. So very bea... Read more
Something's gotta give? (Plateau Busters Needed)
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

DAILY CALORIE DIFFERENTIAL OVER TIME should prognosticate weight loss! **Spark assigned BMR 1877; equation (calories In minus exercise calories out) EQUALS** Mon 2/21 - 693 Sun 2/20 -905 Sat 2/19 - 50 Fri 2/18 - 7... Read more
On the hunt.... bending twigs along the way... and a Julian Michaels quote
Sunday, February 20, 2011      4 comments

Yep. I'm SO proud of what I've accomplished so far (with determination, attainable goals and expectations, terrific tools, and the support of such wonderful friends). Yep. I am somewhere between "a bit frustrated" and simply knowing that... Read more
yes we ARE doin' this
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      4 comments

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The New Math ... new sights
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

My heart rate monitor just informed me that where the LifeFitness Machine said One Hour of Elliptical burned 600 calories.... the PULSAR monitor says that 1 hour of elliptical plus 15 minutes of Run/Walk (c25k wk one style on Treadmill today) ad... Read more
From: "Let's Take the Long Way Home"
Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

Just started reading this book by gail caldwell (pulitzer prize winner). Had to put down the new Michael Cunningham novel "By Nightfall". This morning reading by dawn's early light there were two passages that spoke to me -- so much I bent the ... Read more
3 things about -- a round
Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

Three things about me: (It is fun to learn different things about our friends!! - Gogomama sent this to me and I enjoyed hers so much I've decided to pass it on) The names I go by: * PJH2028 ~ here on SP * Paula * Paula Jean - m... Read more

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