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Planning out my cheat day

Friday, March 27, 2015      5 comments

I don't want my cheat day to be a total binge so I'm going to plan it out a little bit. I want to make sure that I: 1) Track it all -- not so much for calorie counting as for future information/analysis. Fact gathering! 2) Get ... Read more

Day 117 -- WooHoo!

Friday, March 27, 2015      7 comments

I had a good weigh in today! emoticon My goal for the week was to lose 2 pounds and I lost over 5. And this... Read more

Day 116 -- Baby Steps

Thursday, March 26, 2015      6 comments

I met all my goals for the day yesterday! emoticon I was tempted to weigh myself this morning but managed to... Read more

Day 115 -- One Day at a Time

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      4 comments

Midweek check-in. So far so good. Here's what I did to further my goals yesterday: I drank twelve cups of water I walked to and from work I did strength training I did cardio I ate clean I wrote in my gratitude journal And ... Read more

Day 113 -- Goals for the week

Monday, March 23, 2015      6 comments

I haven't blogged for ten days so if you guessed I've been struggling, you're correct! I had a bit of a funk -- a week of not trying followed by a week of "F*ck it", to be precise. That time is behind me and I won't detail it much here. B... Read more

Day 103 -- Great weekend advice

Friday, March 13, 2015      3 comments

I always struggle on the weekends so I was thrilled to receive a great email from Fitbit this morning with tips for more successful weekends. 1) Use Thursdays to Your Advantage We know Friday - Sunday is full of temptation, so finish... Read more

Day 102 -- So Happy

Thursday, March 12, 2015      8 comments

I'm feeling good today, guys. I may not be losing as much weight as I want, as quickly as I want but I am definitely feeling like I'm in good shape. I see it in my progress pics, I feel it in my clothes. My mood is great and I love my... Read more

Day 100 -- Day 100!!!!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015      7 comments

100 days ago, I decided that I wanted to lose more weight and get back on track with my health and fitness. It's a bit anticlimactic to admit that I've only lost about 10 pounds in that time. And yet, I'm very proud of myself. 1) ... Read more

Day 96 -- NSV's and new hope

Friday, March 06, 2015      8 comments

When I wrote my blog yesterday about feeling frustrated with my weight loss, I neglected to consider one fact -- PMS! It probably explains both my curious lack of weight loss and my heightened sense of frustration about it. Realizing that make... Read more

Day 95 -- Not sure what to think (feeling frustrated)

Thursday, March 05, 2015      4 comments

I'm up a pound so far this week and I'm not sure what to think. I've been eating around 100 g of carbs/day, calories under 1800. And I'm walking five miles/day plus activities like cardio dance, yoga, strength training and belly dancing. ... Read more

Day 93 -- Back to Belly Dance!

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      8 comments

I signed up for a bellydance beginner workshop! I first discovered belly dance back in 2012 and did it for about a year. I loved it! But my studio stopped offering it and then I moved away. When I moved into my new neighborhood, I n... Read more

Day 92 -- March Madness

Monday, March 02, 2015      4 comments

It's almost spring, it's almost spring, it's almost spring! Can you feel it in the air? Okay, maybe if you live on the East Coast you can't. But here in California, the cherry blossoms have begun to bloom. The weather is bouncing... Read more

February Results and Mighty March!

Sunday, March 01, 2015      4 comments

Fitness Minutes: 5399 (Fitbit, a lot of this is just daily puttering around) Pounds lost: 4.4 Inches lost: 4.5 February was a mixed month for me but the upshot is that I did make some progress. Here were my goals at the outset of the m... Read more

Day 89 -- Let's finish strong!

Friday, February 27, 2015      6 comments

February is nearly at an end. I want to finish this month strong! Good news/bad news: A scheduling conflict has arisen and we're no longer doing the wine train on Saturday! I was looking forward to it but I'm also a little relieved. O... Read more

The Baby With the Bathwater

Thursday, February 26, 2015      9 comments

For the last year, I've been extremely yielding to any minor inconvenience or deviation that could throw me off course. It's looked something like this: "I ate well Monday through Friday but this weekend is my birthday! I'll get back on t... Read more


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