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April Goals + 2 Progress Pics!
4/4/2014 10:51:22 AM,  8 COMMENTS

My goals for April are: - lose 13 pounds - keep my streaks going! (go for a walk every day, take the stairs instead of the elevator, track my m...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Daily checklist - Day 4 of 53
4/3/2014 4:43:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ ] (Current streak: 0 days) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 16 days) S...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 93 "20-Year Plan"
4/3/2014 9:26:51 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Day 93 "20-Year Plan" It's all well & good to say I want to get to my goal of being slim, fit & healthy for the rest of my life. But it sound so...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist - Day 3 of 53
4/2/2014 2:56:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ ] (Current streak: 0 days) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 15 days) S...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Daily checklist - Day 2 of 53
4/2/2014 2:45:38 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday's checklist: 6 DAYS A WEEK: Had a calorie differential of at least -1000. [ ] (Current streak: 0 day) Tracked my meals. [ x ] (C...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 92 "Accept the Solution"
4/2/2014 9:59:28 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 92 "Accept the Solution" If I accept that obesity is a condition, then accept the solution; i.e. accept that I'll be doing this for the rest...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Planning Passover seder 2014
4/1/2014 12:54:54 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Passover 2014 begins in the evening of Monday, April 14 and ends in the evening of Tuesday, April 22 Seder Plate 1. Bone 2. Egg 3. Horse...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 91 "Obesity is a Condition"
4/1/2014 10:18:06 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Day 91 "Obesity is a Condition" I have so many questions around this. As I write today, I'm very close to being out of the obese BMI category, an...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 90 "Live AS IF"
4/1/2014 9:40:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 90 "Live AS IF" Imagine I'm relaxed around food, even when I'm hungry, even when it's my favorite, even when everyone around me is diving in...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Pinch Punch First of the Month, April
4/1/2014 9:29:10 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I invite you to take you measurements with me on the first day of each month. And take a picture, too. Sometimes progress doesn't show up on the sc...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist - Day 1 of 53
3/31/2014 4:17:57 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I realized something today. I'm getting married in only 53 days!!! THIS MEANS I BETTER KICK THINGS UP A NOTCH! I'm really proud of making consist...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Weigh in day 3/31/14
3/31/2014 10:28:21 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Weigh in day 3/31/14: 172.8 (-1) Wowee kazawee! I'm really glad to make so much progress this week. I broke my chain again on the weekend. But I'm sti...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 89 "At My Best"
3/30/2014 3:12:01 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Day 89 "At My Best" How do I act when I'm living and performing at my best? Well, right about now, I'm eating within my calorie range more consis...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 88 "I Do Care"
3/29/2014 8:45:02 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 88 "I Do Care" You can't spell Caren without Care! I'm getting so tired of this book. I went to the gym today at 10:30 & ran C25K W3D1...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist + My first 10k!
3/28/2014 5:24:20 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 11 days) Didn't binge. [ x ]...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 87 "Old Habits"
3/28/2014 10:01:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 87 "Old Habits" Identify times when I eat strictly out of habit, and decide how I can change my routine. I didn't get to my all time he...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist + Fought the urge to overeat!
3/27/2014 3:12:58 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 10 days) Didn't binge. [ x ]...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 86 "Minimize the Damage"
3/27/2014 10:27:25 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 86 "Minimize the Damage" Monday, my SparkFriend THINFITKIND asked me "What is your plan for stress eating? What are your triggers? How are...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist
3/26/2014 2:10:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 9 days) Didn't binge. [ x ] (...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 85 "Let it Go!"
3/26/2014 9:08:00 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Day 85 "Let it Go!" "Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies." - Nelson Mandela ~~~~~~~~ Success J...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 84 "The Expectation Square"
3/25/2014 8:11:36 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Day 84 "The Expectation Square" Today's chapter is about expanding your area of acceptability. For example. Today, I was going to drop into the h...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Restorative Yoga and New Resolve
3/24/2014 6:53:35 PM,  6 COMMENTS

A little over a week ago I started attending a restorative yoga class that is offered at the fitness center I attend free with my Silver Sneaker...  Read more

JENNY888

Weigh in day 3/24/14
3/24/2014 12:55:14 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Weigh in day 3/24/14 173.8 (same). I'll take it! I had some stress eating, and I skipped on Couch to 5K one day because I got a shot of cortisone in t...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 83 "No More Deprivation"
3/24/2014 12:20:08 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 83 "No More Deprivation" When others around me are having foods that are tempting, but not so good for me, I can feel deprived. And it's that...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 82 "Last-Straw Eating"
3/23/2014 8:17:12 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Day 82 "Last-Straw Eating" I guess the hardest relationship in my life is with my teenage son. Sometimes it seems like nothing I say or do can be...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 81 " Unhook the Chains"
3/23/2014 8:03:14 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 81 " Unhook the Chains" Behavior chain, one thing leads to another. I've been there, done that. Recently a series of events led to a trip to...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 80 "Get a New Title"
3/22/2014 10:34:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 80 "Get a New Title" When we make disparaging remarks about ourselves, it makes others feel uncomfortable. They feel like they have to secret...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist
3/22/2014 5:30:05 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 6 days) Didn't binge. [ x ] (...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Daily checklist
3/21/2014 3:58:59 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 5 days) Didn't binge. [ x ] (...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 79 "Live as a Healthy Person"
3/21/2014 12:52:32 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Day 79 "Live as a Healthy Person" Well, I've certainly made a lifestyle change. I don't think about how many days I go to the gym. Instead I thin...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 78 "Ditch the Critic"
3/21/2014 12:44:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Day 78 "Ditch the Critic" I used to harshly judge myself, and I felt like other people where judging me too. It really sucked the fun out of ever...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Daily checklist + Health benefits of standing while working
3/20/2014 4:48:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 4 days) Didn't binge. [ x ] (...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Daily checklist
3/19/2014 5:25:37 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 3 days) Didn't binge. [ x ] (...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Daily checklist + 3 pictures
3/18/2014 4:31:31 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Tracked my meals. [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) Stayed within my calories (6 days a week). [ x ] (Current streak: 2 days) Didn't binge. [ x ] (...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Day 77 "The Healing Power of Rituals"
3/18/2014 11:05:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 77 "The Healing Power of Rituals" Create patterns and rituals that make you feel settled and emotionally safe. I'm not feeling this day'...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 76 "Emotional Safety"
3/17/2014 8:46:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Day 76 "Emotional Safety" We're 3/4 of the way through our 100 days. How you doing? I'm keeping up OK. But looking forward to the finish. I'...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Setbacks and how I'm dealing with them
3/17/2014 3:03:14 PM,  8 COMMENTS

This is not an easy blog to write. I've been thinking about what to say for a couple of days now. I'm just going to say it: I messed up. ...  Read more

MYLOVELYCURVES

Weigh in day 3/17/14
3/17/2014 10:13:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Weigh in day 3/17/14: 173.8 (-1) I'm really excited about my results this week. Of course, my negative voice is getting louder (you would thin...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 75 "Small Wins"
3/16/2014 12:03:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Day 75 "Small Wins" I decided to concentrate on being positive and grateful. I'm going to still hold myself accountable and not make excuses. I j...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Day 74 "Watch for Rainbows"
3/15/2014 4:46:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Day 74 "Watch for Rainbows" Look for the best in life in unexpected areas, and cultivate gratitude. I am so grateful for my health, and the healt...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

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