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All I Ever Wanted to Be...

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      47 comments

...was normal. I wanted to be a normal size--not "skinny" or "fat", just someone who didn't stand out one way or the other because of my weight. I wanted to have a normal relationship with food. I didn't want to have to restrict myself to the po... Read more

A Quick Update

Friday, October 31, 2014      28 comments

Hello everyone! It's been a crazy month and I've really missed everyone here. I haven't had a steady internet connection since I came up to Germany and have had my hands full between the move itself and trying to furnish the apartment and ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Twenty-five Days of Intuitive Eating

Thursday, September 25, 2014      89 comments

It's been a while since I shared an update on my intuitive eating experiment, so I thought I'd share some thoughts on my progress--the good, the bad and the ugly, lol! My weight's been holding fairly steady (that is, with my usual ups and ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How I Knew I Was Ready to Try Intuitive Eating

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      66 comments

Today was Day 9 of my intuitive eating experiment and I'd say things are going pretty well. My weight's been holding reasonably steady--or at least as steady as it has tended to hold on any other given week before I started this experiment. In a... Read more

An Update on My Intuitive Eating Experiment

Saturday, September 06, 2014      68 comments

As some of you may already know, my main health and fitness-related goal for the month of September is to experiment with intuitive eating. I've been weighing, measuring and tracking the vast majority of my food most of the time for nearly four ... Read more

Two Days of Eating Intuitively

Wednesday, September 03, 2014      36 comments

So, here's my first update after my first two days of experimenting with intuitive eating. Firstly, it was much tougher than I anticipated it would be. After several years of weighing, measuring and tracking, those habits have become practi... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My September Plan--A Foray into Intuitive Eating

Sunday, August 31, 2014      120 comments

After doing some reading up and feeling ready to shake things up a bit, I've decided to experiment with intuitive eating this month. Although I've done very well with weighing, measuring and tracking my food as I lost weight and, subsequently, a... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I Love it When a Plan Comes Together

Monday, August 25, 2014      71 comments

Its interesting and somewhat surprising to me that I seem to be managing maintenance with the greatest ease and pleasure to date now that Im in the midst of an international move and all of the many stresses that presents. (For those of you wh... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Staying Connected through Tough Times

Wednesday, August 13, 2014      120 comments

Here's a scenario that I think just about anyone who's been active on SparkPeople for some time can relate to: You join up because you've got some weight you'd like to lose. You like the tools and convenience of being able to utilize them w... Read more

Rock Stars of Maintenance 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014      15 comments

I'm going to keep this relatively short and sweet because I just want to give the original blog I'm sharing the link to below a bit of additional attention. There are tons of positive role models to be found all over this site who come from all ... Read more


Saturday, August 09, 2014      31 comments

Reading ON2VICTORY's featured blog about motivation earlier today got me thinking about my own personal motivators (if you haven't seen it, you can check it out here:
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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Non-Linear Journey to My Happy Place

Sunday, August 03, 2014      74 comments

Rarely is this journey of losing weight and getting healthier a straight line from A to Z for any of us. On any given day, you can read blogs written by people who are in different phases of working towards their goals and sharing their triumphs... Read more

Are You a Crab or a Frog?

Thursday, July 31, 2014      32 comments

A few days ago, a fellow member of one of the teams I'm involved with here on SparkPeople mentioned that she included me in a "SparkHeroes" blog she wrote a few weeks ago. I hadn't seen the blog when she initially wrote it, so I went on over to ... Read more


Thursday, July 24, 2014      43 comments

I haven't been as active here lately and for good reason--I've had a lot going on, almost all of which is really positive. Just wanted to write a quick blog to let everyone know what's been going on. The reason why I've had multiple trips ... Read more

A Quick Boot Camp Roundup

Saturday, July 05, 2014      33 comments

Today's my last day of my monthlong fitness boot camp and also the day that I head off for my mini-vacation to Germany, so I'm just going to give a short summary of my results. Starting Stats: Chest: 39" Waist: 29-1/2" Hips: 39-1/... Read more

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