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What NOT To Do
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      2 comments

I've been "off track" lately. Not binging per se (though some). Not skipping all my workouts. Just not going as hard as I should. Making a few bad choices here and there. And it is a marvel how insidious back sliding can be. I already know I... Read more
July Results, August Goals and the Reason Why I Work So Hard
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

Pounds lost in July: 6! Big thanks to all my Sunnies! This first month of the challenge has ROCKED! I busted my plateau and lost six pounds, all of which I could not have done without your tireless support. My goal in August is to los... Read more
Rock IT! Road Blocks Blog
Saturday, July 21, 2012      3 comments

Here are my two roadblocks and three ways to overcome them. 1) Inconsistency Consistency is the name of the game but I fluctuate wildly in my eating, sometimes eating "perfectly" for weeks but then quickly falling back into patterns of un... Read more
Click Moment
Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

I had a click moment this week. I broke my plateau -- while on my period no less. You know, the time when I usually give in to temptation, skip workouts and put on three pounds of water weight? So, how did I do it? 1. Salads. I ate at l... Read more
Rock it! Challenge Blog
Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

So, for the first week of the Rock It! Challenge, we are to plan 3-5 workouts and do them! As part of the challenge, we need to tell people about our goals. Here's my scheduled work outs for the week: 1) Sunday: Shimmy Pop! (cardio dance... Read more
The Good, the bad and the absolutely beautiful.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      1 comments

This weekend was my four year wedding anniversary. On Friday night, I made dinner for my husband, recreating the meal we shared on our three month dating anniversary. It was tasty, romantic and high in calories. On Saturday, I got my hair brai... Read more
Nothing Fits!
Friday, June 08, 2012      4 comments

Did you ever buy things at your top weight just because they kind of fit but they didn't look that great? Then you lose weight and guess what? They still don't look that great! I'm wearing two such garments today. A lot of my clothes are startin... Read more
Big Time Changes
Thursday, June 07, 2012      1 comments

I ask myself, why is this time different from all the other times? Why is this weight loss effort going to succeed? Because, I have developed something I've never, ever experienced in my weight loss efforts before. That thing is patience. I ha... Read more
May Report Card and June Goals
Sunday, June 03, 2012      3 comments

Here were my goals for May: GOALS FOR MAY:  Cardio: 3 dance classes and C25K, starting from the top.  B- Classes: Week 1/2 days , Week 2/2 days , Week 3/4 days, Week 5/3 days C25k: Not really. I only did three runs this month. I h... Read more
Happy Happy Joy Joy
Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

After a tough fall and winter, I am just loving this Spring! The weather is wonderful. I'm in love with my new dance studio -- I went five times this week! I am just feeling such a zest for life that was lacking before. I'm still off caffein... Read more
4 Day Binge
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

I fell into the belly of a binge this past week. It started on Thursday when I got news that my grandfather was back in the hospital. I handled it well, I thought, finishing up work and then going out to visit him. He was fine -- he passed out... Read more
18 Pounds GONE!
Thursday, May 03, 2012      18 comments

So, today I took a photo of my self in the bathroom mirror for fun. Then I realized I was wearing the same outfit I had worn when I took a similar photo back in March. ... Read more
April Report Card and May Goals
Monday, April 30, 2012      2 comments

Here were my April Goals: 1) Eat truly Vegan and clean 7 days a week. Grade: B-. I probably ate clean and vegan about 22 days out of the month. The other days were, you guessed it, weekends! And I ate decently for the first two weeke... Read more
Weekend Obstacles
Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

This weekend will present a few obstacles to my healthy living. Hopefully, by considering them and developing a strategy in advance, I can navigate them successfully. Saturday: Jeremy has family in town and we're going out for Chinese food... Read more
My Goal This Week
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

My goal this week is to lose 1 pound or more. This is a modest goal but I will be thrilled if I can achieve it. I have been losing steadily for the past three weeks but only very small quantities: .8, .2 and .6. Sure, it adds up but I know I ... Read more

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