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March it out

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      3 comments

I often try to fool myself into believing that an indulgence is okay for now because I will start over later. It's like hitting a snooze button: Go ahead and have that sweet/salty/fried whatever because you can start eating healthy tomorrow/next... Read more

I did it!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      6 comments

Yes, I actually exercised. emoticon I decided to take a little time and use the exercise room at the office. ... Read more

Can you see my vision?

Monday, October 20, 2014      4 comments

Here's an attempt at a vision board. Actresses Rutina Wesley and Linda Hamilton have the biceps I long to have. Supertrainer Rachel Cosgrove has the weightliftin... Read more

Honesty is such a lonely word

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      4 comments

I have been challenged to write down my meal plan and to write out a plan for when a bad day strikes. Both of these are tough tasks because they require me to be honest about my intentions with food. I know, choose your hard, right? Th... Read more

Put your paws up, put 'em up!

Monday, October 06, 2014      3 comments

This week's BLC goal has been mental toughness. I am all lip service and no actual muscle on this topic. I have all the Weight Watchers mottos memorized. But I never forgive myself. So this blog is about a time I had the courage t... Read more

What I expect in the next 12 weeks

Tuesday, September 23, 2014      0 comments

I want to accomplish some health goals within the next 12 weeks. I want to start a 10+ daily activity streak Measure my food at breakfast Eat more veggies at lunch Choose fruit for snacks Say no to seconds at supper Aim to lose 20... Read more

Another day, another good effort

Wednesday, December 19, 2012      2 comments

I worked out again today. Again, it wasn't easy to rearrange my day around getting sweaty, when to shower, how to get other things done, but I did the workout. Yesterday a magazine came in the mail that proclaims on its cover a plan to lose... Read more

What I did right today

Tuesday, December 18, 2012      2 comments

Truth be told, I haven't actively exercised in nearly three weeks beyond my regular walks with my baby. And my eating has been heavy on the sweets for longer than I can count now. But today, I tried to make some healthier efforts. So h... Read more

6 weeks in -> 6 weeks out (BLC20)

Monday, October 22, 2012      5 comments

Since I started this 12-week challenge, I've definitely been more active. I am making time most days for a scheduled workout, even if all I can manage is 20 minutes. But the other goals I've had are not getting attention. I know tracki... Read more

12-week goals (BLC20)

Monday, September 17, 2012      7 comments

I've joined a challenge that's lasting for the next 12 weeks, and it came at a great time for me. I just turned "30 again" (NOTE: Not my real age), I've got an 8-month-old baby to look after, and my meetings package at Weight Watchers just ... Read more

NSV: shopping my closet

Thursday, August 30, 2012      2 comments

I've lost a bunch of weight this year after having a baby. One of the perks has been being able to shop within my closet and not having to spend money on smaller clothers (yet!!!). I'm finding clothes that haven't fit in 2 years -- sometimes lon... Read more

Give 'em what they want

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      1 comments

Remember that 10,000 Maniacs song? "So their minds are soft and lazy. Well, hey, give 'em what they want." That's what went through my head yesterday. Rewind: A couple of weeks ago, I get an email from a co-worker that we will n... Read more

Proud Momma

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      3 comments

The other day, I stepped on my scale at home and found the number to be quite acceptable. Lower than I expected, really. I thought to myself as I walked out of the room, "I'm so proud of you, Baby," and patted my belly bulge. I'm kind ... Read more

Make the effort

Monday, July 04, 2011      3 comments

Today was quiet. I stayed in out of the heat mostly and just tried to keep cool. I've been taking down a menu plan from a book I checked out at the library. Some of the recipes sound like they're off my grid (braised rabbit? no. liver and o... Read more

Feeling Hot! Hot! Hot!

Sunday, July 03, 2011      1 comments

I don't even want to look at the thermometer. It's July -- it's supposed to be this hot. All I can do is make sure my fridge is stocked with water so I always have some cold agua at hand. Read more


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