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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

I Have Always Cared About the Number on the Scale

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

This week I conducted myself admirably and lost .8 pounds. For six days, the scale did not move; on the 7th, I showed a .8 pound loss. Boy did I feel vindicated. I thought maybe, for those 6 days, I'd been doing something wrong. After all, I had... Read more

March Report Card and April Targets

Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

Lbs Lost: 13.6 Inches Lost: 3 (1 wait; 2 hips) Fitness Minutes: 1,466 Miles Walked: 37.39 Average Calories: 1,200 Wow, what a big month! I'm very proud of myself for meeting all of my goals and then some. Let's review what they we... Read more

Update: Bike Shopping and April Goals

Monday, March 26, 2012      1 comments

So, things have been going pretty well. I'm still losing weight. I walk to and from work every day. I attend dance classes. I go for walks with my husband. Things are good. I'm in the market for a bicycle. Yesterday, we went to two differen... Read more

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