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5 Minute Self-Pep-Talk #1 (video blog)

Friday, December 21, 2012      0 comments

I've committed to filming the five minute self-pep talks I'll be doing as one of my Fast Break goals!... Read more

So Close I Can Taste It

Thursday, October 18, 2012      1 comments

I am 3.8 pounds away from my goal of losing 35 pounds in 2012. Of course, if I meet my goal early, I will keep going! I would love to meet my goal in October and I have my promised myself to give it my all. To this end, I am really going ... Read more


Saturday, September 22, 2012      5 comments

I've gained five pounds this week. Five pounds in one week? Yes, 5 real pounds. How? Basically, my schedule has been such that I've hardly worked out and eaten a ton. I'm feeling cursed but it really is in the calories in calories out equ... Read more

August Recap, July Goals And What NOT To Do Part II

Saturday, September 01, 2012      2 comments

So, August was full of highs and lows. We went to Outside Lands which was nothing short of amazing. We went camping in the Russian River. I worked overtime at work through it all. Unsurprisingly, my results were mixed. Goal: Lose 6 Pound... Read more

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

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