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It's a certain kind of crazy...

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      7 comments

It really seems to hit only when I'm in the planning stage and during the first few days of the implementation stage of eating healthy. It's the constant hum in my head as I drive around town... ooh, there's a Dunkin' Donuts, I could get a... Read more

5 Words or MORE 8/21/13

Wednesday, August 21, 2013      15 comments

Today's assignment from spark people, how I feel in 5 words or less: anxious, tired, determined, driven, satisfied Kind of a mixed bag I know, so worth exploring a bit further. Anxious: Money & food are big issues right now- mone... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I didn't know I was a control freak... are you one too?

Sunday, August 18, 2013      131 comments

Most people who know me probably don't think of me as a control freak- I tend towards laid back, easy going, roll with the punches kind of coping. Except when I don't... I became weight conscious in high school, when I was tall (5'9"), wi... Read more

New 5 word challenge, per CHANGE4FIT

Sunday, August 18, 2013      3 comments

Strong, active, beautiful, loving, smart!... Read more

5 words or less (spark coach assignment)

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      3 comments

Emotional, bloated, blue, huge boobs... Read more

Midway through my 1st week back

Saturday, August 03, 2013      2 comments

Well, midway through my first week of my personal comeback plan, www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=5438355 and doing OK. I did add some strength training- up to 3 sets of 10 push-ups per da... Read more

7 months later...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      3 comments

Wow- I decided to add a blog entry after 7 months & saw my last post from January and all I could think is "where did that woman go?" I've been stuck for months, stopped my visualization, lost focus of my goals.... and the eating... ugh. ... Read more

Every day, every moment, brings me closer

Wednesday, January 23, 2013      4 comments

So, I'm on a journey. Towards health, towards success, towards being the person I am meant to be. I've overhauled my eating, choosing to avoid added sugars & chemica... Read more

You have not failed...

Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I was at my therapist's office. She is a lovely Russian woman who knows when to push through my resistance & has managed to once again bring me to some self know... Read more

Remind yourself who you are and who you want to be

Tuesday, December 04, 2012      2 comments

I was looking at this motivational saying via sparkcoach this morning www.sparkcoach.com Considering my current state of anxiety related to money (level... Read more

an exercise called

Monday, December 03, 2012      4 comments

I don't actually want to do this, but SparkCoach said I should... and given the topic I decided my first step would be to stubbornly do what I don't want to. Cryptic? Here are my instructions: "Blog today about the most common excuses tha... Read more

Goodbye processed, hello whole foods

Saturday, December 01, 2012      3 comments

Was reading "The Science of Skinny" last week... amazing stuff. After learning about all sorts of chemical reactions of whole foods vs processed foods once they hit the body, I decided to drastically limit my processed, additive rich foods in f... Read more

Sleep & Fat- it makes a difference!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012      2 comments

www.newscientist.com/art
icle/dn22384-tired-fat-cel
ls-might-trigger-obesity.html ... Read more

Food- the college years WARNING: graphic food images within

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      1 comments

The college years: Well, put it this way- I had the food plan AND $1000 cash per semester for books & whatever else my heart desired. Food I didn't have to share, freedom to choose what I wanted and no one to put on the brakes but myse... Read more

Food- the early years

Wednesday, September 26, 2012      7 comments

I've been re-reading Geneen Roth's books "Women, Food and God" and "When Food is Love". Her journey pushes me to look back, identify the why's & when's of my relationship with food. It's been really perplexing because I am not the victim of ch... Read more


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