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The benefits of being sick

Friday, November 04, 2011      3 comments

I hate being sick, but I'm trying to look on the bright side. Ignoring the ridiculously sore throat and head cold issues, I spent yesterday relaxing and napping at home. I cleared out a lot of junk from my DVR, spent time with Pippa (my dog wh... Read more

I love Halloween

Sunday, October 30, 2011      1 comments

I had a lot of fun dressing up in a shirt I thought would be to figure hugging... turns out, it was a little tighter than my comfort zone, but I set a goal earlier this month that I would wear it and not care if it wasn't perfect.... and I had a... Read more

A good weekend

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      1 comments

This weekend one of my best friends got married at the Missouri Botanical Gardens. Not only was it gorgeous, but I actually was excited to go. I know, I should have been excited to go regardless, but it was fun to see people I hadn't seen in a... Read more

Another great story taken off FB.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      1 comments

Igigi -- a really great dress designer (sizes 12-30+) -- just posted this on their FB page. ---------- A while back, at the entrance of a gym, there was a picture of a very thin and beautiful woman. The caption was "This summer, do y... Read more

Inspirational Photo

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      4 comments

I just saw this on Courtney's (from BL11) facebook page. ... Read more

Weight Loss in Random Places

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      1 comments

Weightloss in random places So has anyone else noticed weight loss in random places? I know its weird, but the first thing I noticed was my wrist were skinny. Like normal person size wrists. Iíve always had the issue of finding watches t... Read more

A lesson in patienceÖ

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      1 comments

Work isnít that stressful for me right now. My boss is horrible, but we donít see each other that often. Yesterday at our lab meeting he started picking on our Chinese female student and my first thought was, poor Hui. My second thought wa... Read more

Trackers...

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      1 comments

So I didn't count calories or anything other than "eat healthy" and eating consciously to lose my first 40lbs... then I joined Spark and started counting calories. The past few weeks my weight loss has slowed a bit, partly through me slipping a... Read more

It could have been a Splurgetastic weekend, but I held myself back.

Thursday, September 08, 2011      3 comments

So I had a really good weekend. I didn't track my calories -- I was way too busy, but I did try to consciously not screw up and eat in moderation -- which was especially difficult on Saturday. It started out with a bridal shower - I made sure ... Read more

Gearing up for Labor Day sales!

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      0 comments

Goals for this weekend (I'm going back to my parents house): 1) Don't go crazy indulging at the Bridal Shower and Bachelorette party (of my sista from another mista Kendra) 2) Don't freak out about eating out during the Bachelorette pa... Read more

Has anyone worn PZI jeans and would you recommend them?

Monday, August 29, 2011      1 comments

I have nothing to wear. A regular comment in my life even though I had two closets full of clothes. I purged out all of the 18, 20, and 22 clothes I was holding on to Ė and lost almost an entire closet full of clothes a little over a month ago... Read more

Weekend Break

Monday, August 22, 2011      0 comments

I did nothing this weekend. It was preeetty nice. Not that I won't be rushing today to try and mow my lawn, clean the kitchen, and fit in a workout (does yardwork count as cardio?). I was going to not do cardio on Sat, and went back to my old... Read more

Oh no... the undergrads are invading!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      2 comments

I am going to miss living in a college town... now that the undergrads are back -- all 30,000 of them! The blissful summers of doing whatever you wanted downtown, freely available parking, and idiots not crossing the road everywhere except the ... Read more

Hells Yeah I Just Fit Into Size 14 Jeans!

Monday, August 15, 2011      4 comments

Hells Yeah I Just Fit Into Size 14 Jeans! I bought these jeans a few weeks ago since they were on sale, and i was hoping... the 16s I got a little over a month ago were starting to really feel loose after a day or two of wearing them, so I... Read more

Hello cauliflower, nice to see you again

Monday, August 15, 2011      1 comments

So I'm trying to switch back into gear and actually eat all of the veggies I bought last week. I realized 2 things this weekend. 1) My sister Beth is not a good person to have stay at your house; she kept wanting to go out to eat and got popco... Read more


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