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Holiday Party #1 Results
Friday, December 02, 2016      2 comments

Not bad! It was a happenin' affair, for one, so there was plenty going on to distract me from food. My estimated calories came in at 341, and that might be pretty liberal. I had . . . - Three tortilla chips with about 2-3 tbsp of ... Read more
2016 Holiday Season Unusual Eating Opportunities
Friday, December 02, 2016      1 comments

I thought it would be helpful to post a list of the eating opportunities I want to have a plan for during the next several weeks. ((writing them down below)) Oh good lord that's a lot of eating opportunities, seeing them all listed lik... Read more
Check-in: Eating,Sleeping, Exercise
Friday, December 02, 2016      1 comments

Eating -------------------- I'm struggling still! I've had lots going on in life, in my exercise routine, in my nutritional system, etc. But I think I finally have a plan down. Now all I have to worry about are all of these holiday-relate... Read more
My Sleep Goals
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      3 comments

[I also posted this in the Better Sleep Challenge SparkTeam.] I've struggled with sleep at least since I was a junior in high school. Now I'm 45 and due to my life's only getting busier, I've realized I can't delay fixing this behavior. ... Read more
Sleep Journal Entry 2016-11-09
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      0 comments

[THIS IS INCOMPLETE. HAVE TO FINISH LATER.] What time did you wake up today? - 7am What time are you lying down to go to sleep? - 3am What, if any, was your bedtime routine? - Watch the election mess What were the last food(s) ... Read more
Recommitting to Sleep and Weight Loss
Friday, November 04, 2016      4 comments

I've made a lot of progress with weight loss over the last several months. First, I committed to a plan and lost a lot of weight, getting to the lowest weight I've been since over twenty years ago. That was a big deal. Maybe a bigger deal is ... Read more
Back on the horse!
Sunday, August 25, 2013      1 comments

After another back injury, I decided I'd had it and would try Beck Diet Solution again. That was seven weeks ago, and I've lost almost ten pounds. I think this is actually doable! I'd started BDS about two years ago, and just wasn't ready... Read more
Checking In
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      1 comments

Good afternoon, everyone! Not much to say, really, but felt like I should check in. Simply Filling is awesome. Just for the record. And Hacker's Diet Online is awesome too. Using the pretty graph that Hacker's Diet gives me, I can s... Read more
Zero-Point Coffee
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      1 comments

I'm on Weight Watchers' Simply Filling diet now, and don't want to spend any of my weekly points (49 of them in all) on coffee, so I wanted to make my daily coffee zero points. There's a nice cafe at work, and the prices and quality are rea... Read more
Olive Oil Dispenser
Thursday, August 16, 2012      0 comments

I am trying out the canned olive oil used for cooking spray. I have been using a Misto olive oil sprayer/dispenser for years, but might be liking this one a lot more. Unfortunately, that just creates more waste, using a bunch of canned olive o... Read more
Bringing Lunch to Work
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      2 comments

So far, bringing lunch to work this week has been pretty great. The great things about it are: The containers are great. ************************* They are flat, 3-ounce (or so) vented plastic containers from IKEA. They refuse to l... Read more
Beverages at Work
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      6 comments

I was allowing myself two large soy mistos and two 20oz diet sodas at work. However, in trying to save money, increase water consumption, and reduce unnecessary caffeine, I'm trying eliminating the sodas.... Read more
New Diet, New Exercise
Monday, August 13, 2012      1 comments

I'm trying Simply Filling, from Weight Watchers. In the morning, I'm still having a handful of nuts. For lunch, I'm bringing my own food. Today's menu is quinoa with salsa, chopped onion, garbanzo beans . . . I think that's it. About 2.5... Read more
Workday treats
Friday, March 16, 2012      0 comments

***For better or worse***, I'm trying to go super lo-cal during the workday. I had been drinking two venti soy mistos, but switched to Diet Coke. I'm finding that the diet soda leaves me wanting a lot more than I thought it would. Particularl... Read more
Been trying this again!
Friday, March 02, 2012      0 comments

Since about November, I've been making a renewed effort to lose some weight, and improve my overall health. I've been going to physical therapy for shoulder and back issues, watching calories, increasing my activity, tracking weight and calorie... Read more

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