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A HUGE NEW PUSH AND THREE MONTHS TO DO IT
I've put away the fiddle and have FINALLY stopped fiddling around with this stuff. I've got a new three-month plan and I'm taking a bite into it one week at a time. Thursdays will be my weigh-in day and next week will be the first.
A few ... Read more
Impossible Dream? Or Someday? Walking Coast to Coast.
About a year ago, I started to think about walking from CA to the East Coast (destination undetermined). Have begun talking to people who did it. One guy emailed me that his was an adventure filled with injury and discomfort. He was not encou... Read more
Weigh In Was Encouraging, As Were/Are My Sparkfriends. Thanks!
I've been going through a huge sadness time and taking the immature road of rebelling by eating Subway subs. I was afraid to get on the scale after the past few weeks of wild abandon. Fortunately, I have kept moving, so that's probably why the... Read more
A 12-Inch Sub is Not Portion Control!
Okay, here goes my confession. I've been doing Subway Italian Spicy subs. And you know that you're in trouble when you buy it thinking that you will save the other half for dinner. But not only do I eat it all for lunch, but am still hungry a... Read more
Can't believe two months down in 2010 already. Haven't been blogging; I've run outta topics.... Read more
Am I Willing To Work Harder to Get Off of This Plateau?
I don't think so. Honestly, I have lost 32-34 lbs the first 6 months of this 1.5 year lifestyle change. And I've stayed there no matter what I've changed with exercise or calorie intake. My body is fighting me and does not want to release any... Read more
Forever Blowing (Scented) Bubbles - My New Toy for Stress Release
My stash of "adult" toys is not what you think. (smiling) It's really a bunch of, well, toys.
I decided to buy something new to help when I need a break from the computer, work, and overall stress. I selected bubbles in three colors that... Read more
My Stick Out of Quicksand - An Ode to Sparkfriends' Support
After going on a bender yesterday, and rebelling by blog like a smirky teen, I was going to go list my huddles as "I need support." But like any good little recovering food junkie, I've still got that wee bit (okay maybe more than that) of deni... Read more
Okay, so I'm Slip-Sliding Away
Yes, I had a ton of apricot strudel today. And don't feel at all guilty about it. And every bite was delicious.
Why am I rebelling? For one thing, even though I try like mad not to let this plateau get to me - some days it really does. ... Read more
...to say today. After a year of daily blogging, I find it harder to think of topics. But still wanted sparkpoints so I can give my pals those goodies.
Wishing all a good evening.... Read more
New Rule, No New Shorts for Summer
Okay, it's been a warm bunch of days here in SoCal and during my walk this morning, I made a new rule for myself. Which I know better than to do as my rebellious self automatically decides to disobey. (smiling)
I'll need new shorts this su... Read more
Sunshine walks, A/C, Calories by Brunch, and Day 1 -Again.
Just some random thoughts for the day. Just got in from a sunshine walk and am sweaty and thinking of all the things I should be doing, but haven't been because my internal engine is stalled out. Maybe forever. So, I'm thinking of what my opt... Read more
How Many Day 1's Can I Seriously Create?
As I took out a new journal notebook to carefully outline my thoughts on Day 1, I had to smile at myself. Sometimes I'm too much even for myself to handle! (smiling)
In trying to break habits, one in particular, I have sincerely had so man... Read more
Harry weighs 10 Lbs. I've Lost 3.5 Harries!
Last week, when my little baby Harry went to the vet for his eye infection, he was weighed. He's a hefty 10 lbs. (William, his brother, is a feather by contrast. He must weigh 4, if that.)
When I hold Harry, I get tired. Then I remember... Read more
History of Valentine's Day
There are varying opinions as to the origin of Valentine's Day. Some experts state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity. He died on February 14, 269 A.D., the same day that had been... Read more