Well, It's Officially the Weekend
Saturday, September 18, 2010      3 comments

Grr... I feel like the picture because I have so much work to do!!! So it's the weekend, but I have tons of work to do. When things are this hectic I find it helps t... Read more
Mushroom Soup
Sunday, September 12, 2010      5 comments

It's a nice, chilly Sunday here in New York. Perfect for making mushroom soup! Last night I bought some varieties of mushrooms (Baby Bella, Oyster, Shiitake) and some scal... Read more
Welcome Autumn!
Friday, September 03, 2010      6 comments

Well, it's almost time to start the school year. The year marks my ninth year of teaching and I'm feeling refreshed and looking forward to it. I've got a good workout rou... Read more
Things I Love: Hiking
Sunday, October 04, 2009      3 comments

Haven't had time to blog in a while but thought I'd chime on to say that my husband and I took time out last Saturday to go hiking a nice steep mountain. It was fun but a ser... Read more
1.8 lb loss this week
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      1 comments

Ok, so I lost 1.8 lbs this week. Not a fantastic number but at least it's a loss. I wish I could pull some more big number losses but it's just not happening right now. Worried about Memorial Day of course as I'll be out of town and probably ... Read more
Croquet Tennis: A Fun and Fantastic Workout :)
Sunday, May 17, 2009      2 comments

My husband and I played Tennis a few times last week and really worked up a sweat. To get a better workout we invented a game called "Croquet Tennis". Yes, there is eXtreme Croquet, and Bicycle Croquet and now there is Croquet Tennis! It's... Read more
Springing Into Spring!
Saturday, April 18, 2009      2 comments

I'm on holiday for two more days and must say that so far my week has been uneventful in terms of accomplishing personal goals I had hoped I would achieve for the week. I think it might be helpful if I start blogging about them. I hope between... Read more
Ugh Easter weight regain!
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      2 comments

Well, the holiday weekend didn't go so well for me. It also didn't help that I had my 3 year wedding anny on the 13th which also called for wine and a special meal and cake for dessert. Last night I got back into town (had been away for ... Read more
I lost 5.8 lbs this week :)
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      10 comments

ok the results are "drum roll" please...... I lost 5.8 lbs this week! Since starting the program 10 weeks ago I have lost 42.4 lbs which averages out to be 4.24 lbs per week!!!! I feel ... Read more
2/28/09 - Mouth Ulcer Related To Diet
Saturday, March 28, 2009      7 comments

Ok, so I've been losing quite a bit of weight and doing so quickly thanks to HMR. The past few days my throat has been extremely sore. It has been hurting on the right side in the area where my tonsil used to be (before I got my tonsils remov... Read more
Lost 6 lbs this week!!!
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      10 comments

Hey guys just checking in... I had my weigh-in at HMR tonight and their scale says I lost 6.0 lbs this week! This was my 8th week bringing my 4 week summary of total weight lost to 20.8 lbs! That is an average of 5.2lbs per week! Yay for me ... Read more
Strange side effect of dizzy/passing out while exercising....
Thursday, March 19, 2009      9 comments

I'm not sure what's wrong with me. I felt fine all day and ate: 1 hmr multigrain cereal (7:00 a.m.) 1 hmr vanilla shake w coconut extract (11:30 a.m.) 1 hmr chicken creole entree (1:30 p.m.) 1 hmr peanut butter benefit bar (4:00 p.m.... Read more
Lost 7.8 lbs this week!
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      8 comments

Yes! I lost 7.8 lbs this week at my HMR weigh-in. I need to lose 2.8 lbs this coming week to have my second 4 week summary be equal to my first 4 week summary which was a loss of 17.6 lbs. I am really liking the progress I am showing with HMR.... Read more
First mini-goal met!!! :-)
Sunday, April 22, 2007      2 comments

I met my first goal of losing 15 lbs by 5 April! My new goal will be to lose 20 pounds by August 14th, which is when my husband Mark arrives to be with me for good. Won't that be something for him to see me 20 lbs lighter... that would make me ... Read more