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Wednesday, February 29, 2012      4 comments

My basic goal and reward structure is set at every 3% loss of body weight. Each subsequent 3% is based on the new weight, so that slightly less actual weight is needed to be lost to reach the next 3%. I did it this way since weight usually comes... Read more


Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

They say that losing "just" 10% of your body weight significantly improves your health. Well, 10% for me is still quite hefty, so I have broken down my weight loss goals into smaller increments, 3% at a time. Meaning first 3% of my starting weig... Read more


Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

I hit the reset button today. Reset my trackers and my SparkDiet Stage. I weighed in and took all my measurements this morning. I got the book a while ago and have been making my way through a few chapters. Now I felt it was time. I'v... Read more

Inspirational story

Saturday, January 28, 2012      2 comments

I came across this inspirational story and video yesterday. I'm a few years younger than this woman, but I can very much identify with her "before" pictures and believe I could achieve similar results as her "after" pictures, with some small but... Read more

" lead by your dreams"

Saturday, January 28, 2012      3 comments

Last week, I bought a kitchen magnet with this proverb: "DON'T BE PUSHED BY YOUR PROBLEMS, BE LEAD BY YOUR DREAMS" Today, in an effort to look up from my "problems" and identify my "dreams", or at least the "whys" of wanting things to ... Read more

What to write? That is the question...

Sunday, December 19, 2010      11 comments

... after 5 months of no blogging... Well, here is a speedy catch-up: emoticon shortly after last blog, while... Read more

No Weigh-In Angst

Sunday, July 11, 2010      6 comments

I had my last weigh-in on June 28, the Monday before I left for Haiti, knowing full well that it would be a month before I'd step on my scales again. I've never been addicted to weighing myself and have no problem sticking to my once-a-week weig... Read more

Haitian Heat

Friday, July 09, 2010      4 comments

It's been almost a month since I last posted a blog - yikes! But it's been a good month. I've Had vacation, I've lost some weight, I've enjoyed sunny weather and long, light nights. Then I went to Haiti. I'm here for work, supporting the lo... Read more

Birthday Successes

Sunday, June 13, 2010      9 comments

Yesterday was my birthday and I had a truly great day. emoticonFirst off, I went and finished my first 30-minute ... Read more

Will Someone Please Hand Me a Gold Star?!

Saturday, June 05, 2010      13 comments

I posted this in one of the "cleaning teams" I recently joined. Then I thought, what the heck - why not copy it into a blog? I'm so full of myself - hahaha +++ I'm very proud of myself today Read more

Looking Good

Thursday, May 27, 2010      11 comments

Only a few days ago, I wrote about not noticing much difference in my body, or in my looks, more than clothes fitting a bit differently. This week, I feel like I have crossed over some sort of intangible threshold, where I feel my body has ... Read more

Body Gratitude

Monday, May 24, 2010      12 comments

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Photo Food (B)Log - It Worked!

Saturday, May 22, 2010      5 comments

Having had a hard time to make healthy choices and to exercise portion control lately, I decided to do a photo (b)log of my food today. I have seen several other people do it before and never really understood why people did that, until now! ... Read more

Reality Bites

Thursday, May 20, 2010      8 comments

I can't necessarily feel that my body has lost weight in and of itself, but in relation to certain pieces of clothing, I can. This week, I wore two pair of pants to work that I have not worn all winter because they've been two tight. But now the... Read more

It's Problematic

Saturday, May 15, 2010      4 comments

For the most part, I'm concerned about emotional eating when I'm not hungry. But what about a day like this? I'm bored, uninspired, lethargic and have been very conscientious about not eating because of it. It has now been about five hours... Read more

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