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Tweaking and testing

Friday, September 02, 2011      0 comments

I think I have the "macro" issues of eating down (and rather thrillingly so!), but am realizing that adjusting the "micro" issues might be a very long-term proposition. I have officially stalled, and am starting to experiment with what will... Read more

Thai food - Yum!

Saturday, August 20, 2011      1 comments

My sister and niece took me out for a birthday lunch treat at a local Thai restaurant that I've wanted to go to for years and it was SO EXCELLENT! I honestly don't know if I stayed on track for carbs or not, though I certainly tried. I had a m... Read more

Still on track

Monday, August 08, 2011      0 comments

Got through a rather difficult weekend and stayed on a surprisingly even keel, especially considering that my hormones should be making me even more prone to being emotional. I have actually been feeling generally more positive and motivate... Read more

Fear of Hunger

Monday, August 01, 2011      2 comments

Over the years I seem to have developed a real dread of discomfort of any kind. I have less and less tolerance for stress and unhappiness and, particularly, boredom. And that dread extends to being hungry as well. Not the real hunger: the s... Read more

Reward for good behavior

Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

As I was walking through my office building this morning, evaporating the humidity from my body and hair as I strolled through the cool dry air, I realized that in just a few more pounds I can get one of the best rewards out there. Real. Cotton... Read more

Week 3 Weigh-in tonight

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      0 comments

"The Boys Are Back in Town, The Boys Are Back in Town..." Which means I'm back to being the taxi driver. DH is on vacation this week and he actually agreed to take them to their Monday and Wednesday evening activities (dentist and extra ka... Read more

Weekend

Saturday, July 16, 2011      0 comments

I have a tendency to be kind of aimless on the weekends. I really rebel against the strict routine of weekdays, I think, and that has its joys (ah! sleeping in!), but is a little more problematic when it comes to getting things actually done. I... Read more

Just over two weeks

Thursday, July 14, 2011      0 comments

I admit, I was pretty down on Tuesday when I used the scale at the Y. I wasn't expecting to have gained a pound! But there it was, 224, up from 223. Even though I know that weight can fluctuate rather crazily within a 5 pound range or so, it ... Read more

The Road Goes Ever On

Wednesday, July 06, 2011      0 comments

Like any good Hobbit, it's always about the food. My favorite meal time might just be elevenses..... OK. So my last blog post was about doing what I need to do in order to do what I want to do. What I didn't mention was that I still won't ... Read more

Thought meal (AKA Food for Thought)

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      1 comments

I really like Sparkpeople articles. Three out of four of them have really good information or insights. Today's was ostensibly about winning the argument with yourself about whether to exercise or not. "Arm Yourself Against Exercise Excuse... Read more

Blah lunch

Monday, June 13, 2011      0 comments

How very frustrating! I ordered what looked like a killer chicken caesar salad (fresh off the grill, I thought) and it's actually cold and almost totally BLAHHH. The only things with any flavor are the croutons, and they're stale from sitting ... Read more

Scaleshock

Thursday, June 09, 2011      0 comments

So it was Tuesday night, the usual rush to get the boys to karate, but, thanks to FlyLady, I was all ready, and so were they, mostly. Even had some workout clothes ready to go for Zumba - my favorite instructor is back for the summer, woohoo! ... Read more

Tuesday

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

Last night I went to the kitchen to do dishes and there was one lone piece of meat left over from dinner. Well, it was too small to make a full portion, so it wasn't going to get put back in the fridge, and I hate to throw food away, and my bot... Read more

Summer Can't Come Soon Enough...

Sunday, June 05, 2011      0 comments

I think I look forward to summer vacation more than my kids do. They would disagree, but they have NO IDEA how stressful the school year is for working moms. My oldest finally got the hang of schoolwork midway through 8th grade, but the youngest... Read more

Restarting the Restart

Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

Amazingly, work is showing signs of mellowing out. *shudders when she thinks what a karmic maelstrom that comment just kicked up* I was able to take Tuesday off (the day after Memorial Day) and make a nice long 4 day break and when I came in ye... Read more


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