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Expiration Date

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      3 comments

I stumbled upon a journal entry I wrote this time last year. In it, I wrote about my new healthy lifestyle and all the benefits I was reaping from it. Then I wrote the following: "I plan on remaining committed to this at least through May." ... Read more

Pizza Perfect

Sunday, February 10, 2013      5 comments

Technically, my only nutritional goals at the moment are to track my intake every day and to eat at least two plant based meals a day. These goals are going very well. I'm also, obviously, trying to limit my intake of junk food. More specific... Read more

Getting Stronger Every Day

Saturday, February 09, 2013      5 comments

I started taking toning classes under duress. I have always avoided strength training. I know, I know, it is good for me. But I didn't think it was fun and hated the way it left me feeling the next day (sore, sore, sore). I recently deci... Read more

Well done.

Friday, February 08, 2013      3 comments

I had another small victory today. I went out to lunch with my co-workers. I have no doubt that I chose the healthiest item on the menu. We went to an Asian fusion noodle spot. I ordered grilled salmon with mixed greens and cold noodles in a... Read more

Big Non-Scale Victories!

Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

Wow! This morning, I was going through some old photos and contrasting them with new ones. All I could say was WOW. I have lost 36 pounds but that just does not accurately communicate the change to my body. I guess because there has also been... Read more

Midweek Check-In

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      1 comments

So far, so good! My tracking streak and water streaks are still going strong. The scale is tending down. I've handled a few challenges successfully! My nutrition has been good and I've made (and enjoyed) all my workouts. I had a g... Read more

Mini Drama and Triumph

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was awesome. I stuck with my nutrition, had a good day at work and headed home. I took the train and walked a mile and I was across the street from my house when I realized I had left my keys at work! It was 5:39 p.m. and I had a 6:... Read more

Super Bowl Success!

Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

My plan to maintain healthy eating during the Superbowl worked! I brought my own food (black bean and sweet potato chili, home made guacamole, salsa and chia seed tortilla chips) and shared with everyone. The chili was a big hit! I also had a... Read more

A positive streak

Saturday, February 02, 2013      1 comments

Well, I'm on a positive streak which is good. I've logged in and tracked for 8 days. I've met and exceeded my water goals for 8 days. I've been looking for easy ways to boost my fitness level without killing myself. To that end, I went f... Read more

January Results and February Goals

Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

January has been a rocky month for me. I started with the best of intentions yet continued my downward spiral for most of the month. It took a wake up call on the scale and some serious resolve to pull myself out of the nose dive. I managed t... Read more

A Powerful Visualization and a Small Epiphany

Thursday, January 31, 2013      0 comments

I had a strong image pop into my head while I was talking a walk during my lunch break today. I was thinking about Serenaís wedding and how I canít wait to celebrate with her. I started thinking about how good Iím going to feel at this event. ... Read more

Taking it on the Road

Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

Tonight I'm going out for dinner with my cousin. I strategically selected the restaurant -- a ramen noodle place -- because I think I can stay in range there. The menu is very limited. I had the veggie miso ramen last time I was there and it ... Read more

Increased Energy

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

I have been eating a whole foods diet for about 5 days. I've done this before -- cutting all meat, dairy, eggs, alcohol, refined foods and sweets-- and figured it would be a good way to jump start my system and get back on track. I gained abou... Read more

Good job, me.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      2 comments

Last night, I attended a concert with family and friends. I ate my dinner before I went and was able to get through the evening without ordering unhealthy food or alcohol. What's more, I still had a great time. This is a small victory but a v... Read more

February Goals

Sunday, January 27, 2013      2 comments

1) Track nutrition every day. 2) Walk to and from work every day. 3) Attend two toning classes per week. 4) Lose 6 pounds.... Read more


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