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Day 152 -- WooHoo! Success! + April Results and May Goals.

Friday, May 01, 2015      5 comments

YAY!! I did it. I am finally out of the 190's and into the 180's for the first time in over a year. In fact, I haven't weighed in this low since January 2014!! Last week, I didn't lose any weight In fact, I "gained" .3 pounds. I refuse... Read more

Day 151 -- A few NSV's to start off the day . . . And brainstorming my May goals

Thursday, April 30, 2015      2 comments

Do you ever buy a dress that's just a little bit too tight on the premise that you'll lose weight and it'll fit better in a few weeks? Then it just sits in your closet unworn? Maybe you even gain weight and the dress gets depressingly further ... Read more

Day 150 -- The Sexy Path

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      5 comments

I've been thinking a lot about willpower lately. It seems like sometimes a herculean amount of willpower is required to lose weight. But I'm increasingly finding that the best plan is one that does not REQUIRE that you exercise a lot of willpo... Read more

DAY 149 -- Week(end) in Review

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      1 comments

Last week ended up being pretty mixed for me. I had an awesome Monday through Friday but my weekend was, well, insane. I scheduled us for four stacked back-to-back social events on Saturday and though I had a BLAST I saw easily how this kind o... Read more

Day 145 -- My biggest success of all

Friday, April 24, 2015      5 comments

I didn't lose any weight this week. I didn't gain either. And that's just fine. I've lost 2 more inches from my hips. I ate healthy and worked out (albeit not as much as usual, given that I was sick this week). I've had some MAJOR... Read more

Day 144 -- Oh happy day!

Thursday, April 23, 2015      5 comments

Today has been a great day and there are more great things in store. I've been productive at work, I had a FANTASTIC mid-day walk and I'm walking with my husband this evening, too. I'm also taking one of my dance classes thereafter. So, lots ... Read more

Day 143 -- Bad day, good news!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      2 comments

I had a rough day, yesterday. I took ill on my way to work and had to return home. I was out sick all day, dealing with bouts of nausea. I didn't want to cancel my workouts but I did. I've read that it isn't generally bad to work out when il... Read more

Day 141 -- Plan for the week

Monday, April 20, 2015      2 comments

I spent yesterday meal planning and prepping and I've gotten my week off to a pretty good start (although I did hitch a ride to work with my husband today, skipping my morning walk, tsk, tsk . . . but I walked during my lunch break to make up fo... Read more

Day 140 -- Snap Back Sunday!

Sunday, April 19, 2015      1 comments

I had a good day yesterday. It was my cheat day and it was fun but not a binge. I started my day with two classes at my fitness studio. After two days off, I felt great! Then my friends and I met up at one of my favorite coffee shops in SF a... Read more

Day 138 -- WooHoo!

Friday, April 17, 2015      3 comments

WooHoo! I've lost two pounds since my last weigh-in. This is great information because it let's me know that I can lose weight at my current calorie intake, which is pretty high and thus pretty sustainable. I've never tried losing weight slowl... Read more

Day 137 -- Expectations

Thursday, April 16, 2015      5 comments

A friend on HSM posted yesterday that she didn't step on the scale for two weeks. When she finally did step on, and posted a loss of 2.8 pounds, she was disappointed. See, she had expected so much more from two solid weeks of eating healthfull... Read more

Day 136 -- Mid-Month Check-In

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      3 comments

Let's see how I'm doing with my goals for April! 1) Eat as clean as possible 6 days a week with one cheat day emoticonRead more

Day 135 -- Gretchen Rubin + the 4 Tendencies

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      1 comments

In her new book Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin discusses the four most common personality types when it comes to habit formation and follow-through: The Upholder (generally meets commitments made to the self just as well as those made to oth... Read more

Day 134 -- Weekend + Daily Goals + Pics

Monday, April 13, 2015      4 comments

I had a super fun weekend. We went to two concerts, Florence + the Machine on Thursday and Alabama Shakes on Saturday. I ate just fine on Thursday but got a little turnt up at the show -- lots of vodka tonics! Saturday was my cheat day and i... Read more

Day 130 -- More tweaks!

Thursday, April 09, 2015      3 comments

One of my Sparkfriends commented that I'm very analytical. So true! I'm an attorney and I love to research and puzzle over things. Sometimes it can be a bit much but I think on this journey it has mostly been helpful (as long as I don't get t... Read more

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