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Almost 3 weeks in

Saturday, January 24, 2015      2 comments

I don't get to step on the scale until February. It is kind of nice to free myself from that particular way to measure and gauge things. I do, however, feel great, have a lot of positive self talk, notice some changes in the way my jeans fit, se... Read more

My relationship with ketchup

Sunday, January 11, 2015      1 comments

I'm fond of ketchup. Similar to the salt shaker, I'm surprised how quickly I empty the container in which it comes. I've questioned myself on whether or not I really like scrambled eggs and French fries or am I just looking for an opportunity to... Read more

breaking even

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      0 comments

After I posted yesterday a few things went down. I discovered a 6in crack in my windshield and I discovered water heater was leaking. Stressors and more things to be handled abound! The thing is, I went to the gym yesterday. That was a real win!... Read more

4.0 off to a good start

Monday, January 05, 2015      1 comments

As I tackle my 4th round of SparkPeople, I am grateful for everything I learned the 1st 3 times and I'm sure I can put all of that knowledge to good use. When I was planning and writing my intentions for 2015, I decided on a 1/5/15 start for the... Read more

Hello 2015 and SP start 4.o

Friday, January 02, 2015      3 comments

I am excited to be motivated by the new year. I made some serious changes and life choices at the end of 2014. I can't wait to update my page with my January goals and such. For now I am just checking in and saying hi. I hope some folks who need... Read more

start 3.0 Day 8 insomnia

Friday, August 08, 2014      1 comments

I woke up at 3;30am and could not fall asleep again no matter what i did. I had some coffee around 6:30 and walked 3 miles b4 8am. I'm happy I made the best of it.... Read more

Start 3.0 Day 6 Hipster

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      0 comments

I'm stoked I'm still showing up for myself. I ate great food and walked 3 miles. The pain I was experiencing from my slipped/bulging disc has much improved. Tonight I felt the disc after I got home and sat down. During the walk my left hip initi... Read more

Start 3.0 Day 5: Dining Out

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      0 comments

I very indulgently have Buffalo Wild Wings with a friend once a month. I really treasure this habit with my friend and boy, do I enjoy wings! I think it is important to not give up the things I truly enjoy and are a fountain and not a drain in m... Read more

Start 3.0 Day 4

Monday, August 04, 2014      2 comments

It was a good one! I walked 3 miles and & ate wonderful healthy things like watermelon with fresh mint and sea salt. I'm grateful for all of the laughs I had finishing up season 2 of OITNB today.... Read more

I'm back for a fresh start. Wish me luck!

Sunday, August 03, 2014      0 comments

Where to begin... I had a very successful go at the Shred Diet last year but when it was over, I slipped quickly back into old patterns. A few months after that I spent $99 on the Gabriel Code. I didn't really fully embrace that because of my ow... Read more

Oct goals and Shred Week 4 update

Tuesday, October 01, 2013      1 comments

Happy October! September was immensely challenging emotionally (sick kitty, fired Dissertation chair and awaiting the University's reassignment, family member passed away and resulting family dynamics/drama) but incredibly successful on the heal... Read more

Shred Diet week 2 update

Sunday, September 15, 2013      1 comments

I've been sticking to the Shred very well. For the most part I have experienced increased overall wellness and energy. Week 1 I lost 7 pounds, week 2 I lost 6 pounds for a total of 13 pounds. I love the foods I eat. Since I eat every 2 hours or ... Read more

Starting the Shred Diet

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      4 comments

I caught Dr. Ian K. Smith on TV last week and he caught my attention (gut instinct attention). I don't think he said anything new or different that I haven't heard in some way or another before but something spoke to me. Anyway I ordered 2 copie... Read more

A heavy reading article "The obesity era"

Tuesday, August 27, 2013      2 comments

I came across a very interesting read about "The obesity era." More than just humans are gaining weight. Our lab animals are too... It is a bit long but again interesting, especially if you are trying to understand obesity (specifically yo... Read more

I *WILL* get the 1000 monthly fitness minutes trphy this month!

Monday, August 26, 2013      3 comments

On the 23rd or 24th of August, I noticed I only logged 600ish fitness points. Tsk tsk on me. I decided it was a good mini goal to push to 100o for the month with only a week left. I'm at 829 tonight...and I'm contemplating a walk at dusk. Maybe ... Read more


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