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Off the Wagon
Sunday, August 20, 2017      3 comments

So, I'm eating and eating and eating. I'm genuinely feeling hungry (look I know it's head hunger) but I'm antsy and shaky if I can't get food. I'm not even exaggerating--I'm eating probably ten meals a day. I've regained 24 pounds since my... Read more
By all accounts
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      6 comments

By all accounts I am dong great. I've been maintaining since Thanksgiving. I bounce around a five pound range but I guess my body does that? Honestly, I'd still like to get to a lower number permanently and so yesterday when the scale undeservea... Read more
Goal!!! I guess??
Sunday, December 25, 2016      15 comments

So I had a number I'd love to get to to be at goal. I'm SO NOT THERE. BUT I also had three indicators (35" waist, normal body weight, normal body fat). AND I AM THERE FOR ALL THREE. I guesstimate that if I could afford all the ... Read more
I have three goals to help me determine my goal weight
Saturday, November 26, 2016      9 comments

My three non scale desires: 1. 35" waist--achieved a little while back 2. Normal percentage body fat--getting closer 3. Normal BMI--DROP THE MIC! I am there!!! NORMAL B M I Me Not overweight, not obese, not obese clas... Read more
Slowing down
Saturday, August 27, 2016      4 comments

I'm working out harder and more effectively than ever. My eating is mostly good (although I am craving foods more and have less discipline about eating in general). My weight loss has slowed. Which is okay because I unde... Read more
What does thin mean?
Friday, July 15, 2016      3 comments

I've hit a point where apparently I look very good in terms of people noticing. And truthfully, I notice too. I have calf muscles! My thighs are shapelier. My butt hurts when sitting because there is less padding. I am trying new sleep positions... Read more
Sad truth
Saturday, June 18, 2016      5 comments

As much as I worry about maintenance, I still have a hard time just losing weight. Haven't lost any weight this week. Which.Is.Okay. Normal even. Good even. I've been losing consistently for two months so a slow down is fine. B... Read more
Flat tire
Thursday, June 09, 2016      4 comments

I love quotes and sayings and wisdoms... Lately, I've been leaning on the "flat tire" thinking. If you have a flat tire, you don't stab the other three. You fix the flat and keep moving on. When you eat poorly, it's a flat tire.... Read more
50% of me gone
Sunday, June 05, 2016      12 comments

Woo HOO! This morning I hit a tipping point: I weigh exactly what I've lost in the last 18 months. I've lost FIFTY PERCENT of my starting weight! Isn't that incredible? Phenomenal? Inspiring! It is to me! It's mind numbing/blowing as well.... Read more
Walking
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      6 comments

I'm trying to log 24 hours of walking this week. I walk approximately 3 miles an hour. It's a LOT of time walking...and I'm a ginger and the high in Arizona later this week is projected to be 117... Luckily, it's safe to walk in the early m... Read more
more non scale victories
Sunday, May 01, 2016      8 comments

I keep a chart of my weight loss statistics every week and there is space for a non scale victory as well. BUT I feel like I have so many NSV's lately, that I want to write them ALL down: Won a fitbit challenge GREAT blood pressure ... Read more
New Jeans
Friday, March 18, 2016      9 comments

I can get my current jeans on and off without undoing the button and zipper. Even though I don't like "skinny" pants...that is a bit excessive for jeans. Went out yesterday for a new pair....picked out a size 18 and 20 (currently have a 24... Read more
Took a day off and
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

the world didn't end! I am on break, and decided to up my walking game last week. Ended up with huge hot purpley blister on my bottom foot--walked around it for a few days...guess what? It got worse. Took yesterday off. No 10000 step... Read more
Down 150
Thursday, March 10, 2016      11 comments

So. I'm down 150 pounds from my recorded high. I'm trying to sit with it for awhile, before concentrating on my next shorter term goal, but it's a nice number to be down. I can see differences definitely--hip bones and collar bones are fun... Read more
so much of this is mental
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      1 comments

Yesterday I had two dinners---one with several extra helpings of veggies. And an hour or so later...about 8 ounces of cottage cheese. Maybe I really needed protein? or bulk? I just know that I didn't feel hungry but I so wanted to ea... Read more

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