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Self Loathing

Friday, November 26, 2010      17 comments

I can't help but be disgusted by myself today. I didn't work out yesterday or today; I ate a ton of food and drank a million calories. And rather than bouncing back, I'm wallowing today, beating myself up, doing things I would NEVER advise a Spa... Read more

A GAIN? Why? Help!

Thursday, November 25, 2010      7 comments

I seem to have put on over a pound this week. Nutrition: On point. I was 200 calories over on Sunday night--since then, I've been in range every day. I weigh all my food on a food scale so the likelihood that I am underestimating my calorie... Read more

Changing Faces (PICS)

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      23 comments

I spend so much time obsessively charting my waist line that I kind of forget about my face. I've always thought of myself as being pretty with the excess weight affecting my body but not my face. But looking through old photos I can see that th... Read more

Trigger # 6: Fatigue

Sunday, November 21, 2010      6 comments

I took a nap today--boy, was it wonderful! And when I woke up, I had my dinner. I slept right through my prime snacking time. I think I am more susceptible to binging when I'm tired. My last binge was after my PR exam when I was exhausted ... Read more

Muffin Top Challenge Blog (Pics)

Sunday, November 21, 2010      7 comments

I joined the muffin top challenge! Here are my before photos. A little background on the jeans: I bought these Joe's Jean's in December 2006. They are a size 32 (12) in the Provacateur style (which is basically their petite/short style). I love ... Read more

WIN Sodium Blog

Friday, November 19, 2010      5 comments

OMG! I just checked my sodium for the week and saw that it was high on Sunday. I wasn't sure why so I checked my reports. Apparently, a 6 inch turkey sub from Subway has 910 mgs of sodium! I know cold cuts are high sodium but really?! That is in... Read more

Mid-Month Check In

Monday, November 15, 2010      7 comments

1) No eating unplanned foods during the day on campus This has been going very well. While I have supplemented my lunch box with a few purchased snacks (like Baked Lays), I have not been eating free candies or pizza. One day, I had a free ... Read more

Trigger # 5: Batters and Doughs

Monday, November 15, 2010      4 comments

On Thursday, my sister and I stopped by a frozen yogurt place. They had Yellow Cake Batter flavored frozen yogurt. Generally, I can take or leave frozen yogurt but I just had to try the cake batter flavor. Yellow cake batter is one of my favorit... Read more

I Stepped On The Scale Today...

Friday, November 12, 2010      9 comments

For the first time in 6 days. I lost weight. But I didn't feel ecstatic; or disappointed. I just nodded my head and accepted it. It was what I expected after the commitment I've made and the work I've been doing. But I didn't feel that my mood w... Read more

Connecting the Dots on Trigger #4

Friday, November 12, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday, I wrote about my response to being stared at by men.
al.asp?blog_id=3775569 In my blog, I stated: "When I gain weight, the stares and glances declin... Read more

Why I'm PROUD of my 15 minute miles

Thursday, November 11, 2010      17 comments

Sometimes it's hard to be the slow poke. As I pant and gasp my way around the track, swifter, lighter runners speed past without even breaking a sweat. My friend Val runs 10 minute miles; my big sister runs 12 minute miles...and there I am far b... Read more

Trigger # 4: The Male Gaze

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      6 comments

I don't know if this counts as a trigger but I feel very uncomfortable when people stare at me, specifically, men. You would think quite the opposite since I'm a confident, outgoing person, with an extensive background in theater and public spea... Read more

Planned Rewards for 50 lb Goal

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      10 comments

12.5 -- Try Out For Master Swim Team 25 -- A pair of designer jeans 37.5 -- A weekend in Monterey 50 -- A trip to an exotic land: South East Asia, South America or Australia (some place I have never been!)... Read more

Great Run and Meatless Meal!

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

I had a great run this morning! I started out running by a man made lake in Golden Gate park which is all concrete. But the concrete was really bumming me (too much impact) so I ran off my usual path and discovered an amazing dirt track just a f... Read more

Trigger # 3: Can there ever be enough?

Monday, November 08, 2010      8 comments

So, I am now in the midst of TOM. Thanks to all my exercise last week though, the symptoms are not nearly as bad as usual. I am mostly feeling a little tired and hungry but I will up the cardio and see if the endorphins help. Today, I'm doing ca... Read more

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