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A Lifestyle Change? Yes! A Diet? Yes!

Saturday, March 06, 2010      12 comments

Well, folks, here's the scoop. About 1.5 years ago, I began my journey to lose weight. I entered the first diet of my life. Up until hormones, overwork, overeating, and stress packed on extra pounds, I'd been spoiled with being able to eat wh... Read more

A HUGE NEW PUSH AND THREE MONTHS TO DO IT

Friday, March 05, 2010      7 comments

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.

Thursday, March 04, 2010      8 comments

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!

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      7 comments

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!

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      9 comments

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

Goodbye February

Sunday, February 28, 2010      11 comments

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?

Thursday, February 25, 2010      9 comments

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

Monday, February 22, 2010      10 comments

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

Sunday, February 21, 2010      7 comments

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

Saturday, February 20, 2010      10 comments

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

Absolutely Nothing...

Friday, February 19, 2010      10 comments

...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

Thursday, February 18, 2010      8 comments

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.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010      8 comments

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?

Tuesday, February 16, 2010      9 comments

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!

Monday, February 15, 2010      11 comments

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


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