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Monday, April 06, 2015      5 comments

The tattoo is done! There's still touch-ups next week, but it's pretty much done! I've found a third day of the week and time to get to the gym each week. Still going ... Read more

Lessons in Intuitive Eating

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      5 comments

For anyone who knows me, I am a food addict, a food romantic, food anything and everything. I want to try every flavor, I clean my plate every time, I can't pass up free food. From 2010 to 2013 I was preparing new recipes 3x/day and measuring ev... Read more

Protein Smoothie Recipes

Sunday, February 01, 2015      4 comments

Need these here, figure the best thing to help with the upcoming 3 hours+ of getting my tattoo completed would be a good protein shake the morning of. GET OVER IT GREEN PROTEIN SHAKE: Serves 2 2 cups chopped fresh greens such as spinach... Read more


Sunday, February 01, 2015      4 comments
esnt-work-heres-what-does.html Just wanted this on hand: "Wish: First, define your goal. "Think about a wish that is dear to you," Oettingen said. "What is it you ... Read more

Extra Flexy Hips

Monday, January 26, 2015      6 comments

I'm researching hypermobility of the joints, for the hips in particular. During a massage I expected to deal with a knot in my back from August. Instead it was my hip and leg that were even more sore and messed up. A possible theory is that the ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 4 Years Down

Monday, January 19, 2015      33 comments

It's been four years maintaining the body size I want! That went by fast. I set that as a goal based on the average statistics to test if I could keep off the weight or I would regain. My lifestyle is standing the test of time, through the ... Read more

Out of Habit

Sunday, May 18, 2014      6 comments

I've had a bit of a breakthrough dealing with the nightly stress eating. I regarded it is stress, avoidance of work at 10pm when I didn't want to be working. I tried using distractions or finding alternate tasks or take my mind off it. It didn'... Read more

Living it.

Monday, April 28, 2014      7 comments

This has been an important year. This has been the year I stopped working at maintaining my weight as job to do and instead I've made it my life. Working outside the home I spent a long time trying to hold onto old patterns of cooking twice... Read more

The End Game in Sight

Friday, January 24, 2014      10 comments

My 3rd year anniversary of maintaining came and passed quietly and happily. The mountainous goals I set out for at the start of everything nearly four years ago have evened out into rolling hills of ups and down, proving challenging at times but... Read more

Reserving Willpower

Friday, December 27, 2013      11 comments

As I round up on my third year maintaining anniversary in January I am fifteen pounds above my goal weight. I continue to believe I am maintaining. It is a little regression, it sucks that my pants don't fit but it's not a complete regression. ... Read more

Silver Linings.

Sunday, October 13, 2013      6 comments

I made my friends take so many photos of me yesterday, out hiking through a local park in my awesome new Scouting Legion hoodie. It looks so good! Bit-by-bit I'm catc... Read more

The Recap Episode

Saturday, October 05, 2013      4 comments

This blog has been a long time coming, with lots of events and thoughts to report from the spring to summer. It's jam-packed, prepare yourself. I cut off all my hair to have fun with my first pixie cut. Iím growing it back out and enjoying ... Read more

A Summer of Love

Thursday, June 06, 2013      15 comments

The theme at my yoga studio is the Summer of Love right now so it feels like the perfect time to make a new seasonal blog. I would like to post more frequently but life just has a way of using up the time and effort regular blogging would requir... Read more

Miracles for Pre-Order

Saturday, March 30, 2013      12 comments

I have some amazing, fabulous, super groovy news to share. In little over a month on May 7th the new SparkPeople book The Spark Solution will be released. The book features an all-inclusive two-week diet program to improve your total body health... Read more

The Courage to be Kind

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      14 comments

Life has been keeping me busy and I have some happy news to share, but first I want to address some significant concerns that have been on my mind lately. Issues that were relevant to an experience I had this past Sunday at a coffee shop. I... Read more

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