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Vegetables and other High-Volume, L0w-Cal Foods: My Solution?!
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      12 comments

First, a huge thank you to those who took the time after reading my last post to write me some really thoughtful advice tailored just to me. The bulk (pun intended) of the advice seemed to be pointing me toward one direction: eating high-volume... Read more
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      9 comments

Hi, I'm into Day 4 now of my experimental Eating Whatever I Want And Tracking It. Here's what I've found so far: TRACKER OBSERVATIONS *Just as I'd suspected, I'm having to guess at amounts so I could be really off in my tracking. *So f... Read more
So far..
Sunday, January 16, 2011      10 comments

So I guesstimated my calories for yesterday to be around 2,700. That's lower than I had guessed a day of eating whatever I want would be, but it was still enough to put me up at 170.6lbs today after being 167 a few days ago. I told my husb... Read more
Feeling Good vs. Looking Good
Saturday, January 15, 2011      6 comments

I think we're taught to believe that any lifestyle change that makes us look good will also make us feel good, and I think there are some lucky people for whom this is true. Some people feel great eating a calorie level that has them maintainin... Read more
Learning from my mistakes..
Thursday, January 13, 2011      16 comments

Okay, I'm a bit embarrassed about what I'm about to disclose here - I've already failed my new plan. Monday was a total success, both in terms of sticking to my 2,000 calorie nutrition plan, and having an AWESOME 65-min, 7 mile, 1,000 calorie w... Read more
Day 1 - Quick Check-in
Monday, January 10, 2011      13 comments

As I mentioned yesterday, today is the first day of my renewed efforts to eat according to plan. It's hard, especially for the 2nd half of the day! At least work has been very busy so there wasn't a lot of time to think about eating off plan, ... Read more
Whiny Blog
Sunday, January 09, 2011      17 comments

I hate limiting my calorie intake. I love allowing myself to eat whatever I want, in any quantity. I usually choose items that are relatively healthy, but I eat too much. And so, I'm fat. I don't want to go back to tracking, but I'm goin... Read more
RIP, Gym
Friday, January 07, 2011      12 comments

For the past 7 years, after home and work, the place where I've spent the most time has been my gym. It only takes two minutes to walk from my front door to the gym's front door, and it's open fabulous hours and has a fabulous class schedule. ... Read more
What happened to blog notifications??
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      10 comments

Did anyone else suddenly stop getting emails about new entries on people's blogs?... Read more
2011 Goals
Friday, December 31, 2010      12 comments

I have been trying to write this blog all morning, not to mention a few attempts a few days ago. How telling that I'm having writer's block! So stream of consciousness this will be. First, a brainstorming are some of my go... Read more
Merry Christmas
Saturday, December 25, 2010      12 comments

I'm Jewish and I admit it still feels weird for me to say "merry Christmas." But I should get used to it, because ever since I've been with Jess, all my Christmasses have been very merry! Today I went for my 2nd annual run from Jess' parent... Read more
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      12 comments

It was actually sunny and not ridiculously cold when I left school today, so on this first day of winter, I went for a late-afternoon run. We FINALLY got our first significant snow yesterday, so I had to watch out for slippery spots at times, b... Read more
Birthday Weekend!
Saturday, December 18, 2010      17 comments

Par-tay! Happy birthday to me! Tomorrow I'm turning 33! The celebration began on Friday with a faculty breakfast where everyone with a December birthday was celebrated, and then it continued today where my entire in-law family surprised me by c... Read more
Goal MET!
Saturday, December 11, 2010      12 comments

I am feeling very accomplished today. Last time I wrote I set a goal for myself to count calories throughout the work week until Friday afternoon, and I did it! I'm down almost three pounds for my efforts, too! Not only that, but with this pa... Read more
Counting Calories
Monday, December 06, 2010      9 comments

I'm inspired by all the challenges I've been reading about in people's blogs! I've decided to challenge myself to count calories this week - I started this morning and I'm going to keep it up through Friday afternoon. Hopefully this will kick-... Read more

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