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  • ALCOHOL

    10/25/2014 12:53:34 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I do not drink a lot, but I do usually have a few vodka drinks on Friday night. I drink it with club soda and a splash of grapefruit juice, whic... Read more

  • WEEKEND YAY!

    10/24/2014 11:34:33 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I love my weekends. Tonight, I am going to meet a friend and we are going to ride our bikes (over 30 minutes each way) to the art museum for a H... Read more

  • BUSY THURSDAY

    10/23/2014 2:44:58 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a full day of work and then afterward, I need to go to Trader Joe's to grocery shop. As soon as I get home, I want to do an hour of cardio... Read more

  • NOT TOO BAD

    10/22/2014 10:22:21 AM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, that meeting a dreaded was super quick because the nurse was supposed to come and talk to us and she canceled. So, I only got home 30 minu... Read more

  • BORING MEETING

    10/21/2014 3:12:52 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I have a boring meeting after school today. I shouldn't complain because we do not have many meetings but I like to get home, do my exercise, ge... Read more

  • FUN WEEKEND

    10/20/2014 2:46:48 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Wow, what a fun Sunday. I rode my bike about 18 miles yesterday. Then, I went to a pumpkin carving party. It was a lot of fun and there was t... Read more

  • 80 pounds gone

    10/19/2014 5:31:29 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I love when a plateau ends and you get this amazing free fall of weight. It's the reward for hanging in there! Today I hit the 220s and h... Read more

  • SMALL SUCCESSES

    10/19/2014 1:23:07 PM, by TODDERICKV

    My weekend eating is still not where I want it to be, but I am definitely not binge eating. I am eating crap because of going to my parents, par... Read more

  • MAKING STRIDES

    10/18/2014 1:30:45 PM, by TODDERICKV

    My food plan is that I write my food down the night before. It works pretty well for me because I have problems with compulsive eating. Unfortu... Read more

  • END OF LONG DAY

    10/17/2014 1:28:51 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I finished a 14 hour day at work today (school and parent conferences) and on the way home I told myself, "It is so late, I am just going to make... Read more

  • 14 HOURS

    10/16/2014 2:29:13 PM, by TODDERICKV

    Well, I am about half way through my fourteen hour work day. The school day is over and now the parent conferences begin. Now that I am a schoo... Read more

  • BUSY!

    10/15/2014 5:57:12 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It was another busy day at work and even busier afterward trying to get everything done. I went to grocery store, did 45 minutes of cardio, cook... Read more

  • Goal reached, plateau beat

    10/15/2014 11:13:51 AM, by TIKITAMI

    232 was a number in my head that I needed to get to. It's a number that keeps coming up, it's a weight that I have seen too many times and loo... Read more

  • CHARGING ALONG

    10/14/2014 5:22:00 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am still doing well. I am hitting all of my food and exercise goals. The weather outside is a little dreary but it is supposed to be nicer th... Read more

  • You might as well exercise, you're tired anyway

    10/13/2014 9:02:01 PM, by TIKITAMI

    "I'm cold" "Isn't that your sweater sitting next to you?" "Yes, but I'm too tired to reach over and put it on." "Baby, maybe we... Read more

  • PRETTY GOOD WEEKEND

    10/13/2014 5:14:44 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a lot of fun this weekend and I think that I did not do too poorly with my food intake. I did a lot of exercising Saturday and Sunday even... Read more

  • WHOA

    10/12/2014 1:09:26 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a nice day yesterday. I got in my 90 minutes of strength training and a lot of walking around the neighborhood. I was walking around from... Read more

  • DirecTV

    10/11/2014 5:41:06 PM, by TODDERICKV

    The DirecTV guy came by a day earlier and interrupted my exercise schedule. He was here from the time I got home until I left to go out for the ... Read more

  • RAIN AND RIOTS

    10/10/2014 4:37:44 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It is a rainy day and I am having my DirecTV dvr's switched out. I am itching to get my cardio in but won't get it in until they are done. The ... Read more

  • DREARY WEATHER

    10/9/2014 6:27:17 PM, by TODDERICKV

    The weather has been cold, rainy, and overcast. I love it. The rain keeps me from riding my bike, but I can adjust to exercises in my house. I... Read more

  • VEGETTI

    10/8/2014 7:15:45 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I got a new kitchen tool last night called a Vegetti from Walgreens. It turns zucchini into pasta. I tried it tonight. I sautéed the zucchini ... Read more

  • MIX IT UP

    10/7/2014 6:31:20 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am kind of an OCD person. I usually do the same exercises and eat the same foods all the time. I am trying to mix up my menu items. I am defi... Read more

  • BUSY MONDAY

    10/6/2014 5:29:01 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I was really busy today. I like to be busy because it makes the work day go quickly. I am having a good day with food and exercise. I did a lo... Read more

  • You don't get to win this time

    10/6/2014 4:32:25 PM, by TIKITAMI

    My weight loss has certainly slowed down but I always suspected that the 230s were going to be tough to get out of. It's a weight that I maint... Read more

  • ANOTHER GREAT WEEKEND

    10/5/2014 9:26:51 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a lot of fun again this weekend. After my long bike ride on Friday going to work, happy hour, bar to see baseball game, and neighborhood p... Read more

  • RIDING AROUND

    10/4/2014 3:43:51 AM, by TODDERICKV

    I did a lot biking around town today! I biked to work, bar for school function, another bar to watch the Cardinals beat the Dodgers, and then my... Read more

  • RAINY DAY

    10/2/2014 6:09:05 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I was hoping for a nice bike ride today but the weather is not cooperating. Instead, I will do 90 minutes of WATP's. I have professional develo... Read more

  • Sometimes nothing big still adds up to a good week

    10/2/2014 11:56:25 AM, by TIKITAMI

    When I logged in this morning and did my regular checks I swung the mood meter over to 10 and then looked...really...a 10? I thought of t... Read more

  • BREEZING BY

    10/1/2014 5:17:12 PM, by TODDERICKV

    The week seems to be going fast. I have been doing great with my diet and exercise. I have been looking forward to getting home so I can work o... Read more

  • DANCING IN THE PARK

    9/30/2014 5:16:57 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am going to a free concert in Forest Park for the third week in a row. It is a nice hour or more ride back and forth on my bike and nice weath... Read more

  • Crap those are big!

    9/30/2014 10:49:45 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Yesterday I got a reality check that I wasn't expecting and it made me laugh and was a fantastic motivator. Last year I bought some real... Read more

  • BACK TO MONDAY

    9/29/2014 5:31:14 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had another good weekend. I ate more than I wanted to, but I still did not do too bad. When I go to my parents' house I have a bad day. Ther... Read more

  • Falls here, time to make changes

    9/29/2014 2:22:59 PM, by TIKITAMI

    For the last two weeks my weight has been up and down in leaps and bounds. There are normal fluctuations in our bodies and times when water ga... Read more

  • DOMINOES

    9/28/2014 2:12:21 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I had a nice visit with my family yesterday and then I went to a friend's house to play dominoes. It was a nice time with some good friends. I ... Read more

  • VISITING NANA

    9/27/2014 4:22:41 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I went to visit my 103 year old grandmother today. She slept the whole time and I could not get her to wake up too much. The nurse said she was w... Read more

  • FUN FRIDAY!

    9/26/2014 6:28:04 PM, by TODDERICKV

    It was a productive week at work and now time for fun! I am biking to the art museum for a party, I have friends in from Colorado, and Norway I ... Read more

  • BOOK CLUB

    9/25/2014 11:01:23 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I used to go to a book club about eight or nine years ago. I stopped going when I went back and got my two masters degrees. After the two maste... Read more

  • Nana to the power of 4!

    9/25/2014 11:30:40 AM, by TIKITAMI

    Two days ago I wandered in to the clinic to see a doctor about a sinus infection that just won't go away. Two things about that. One, I never ... Read more

  • STAYING STRONG

    9/24/2014 5:17:18 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I am having another good day and feel great. I have so much more energy at work and to exercise when I am eating right and exercising. I wish I... Read more

  • SO FAR SO GOOD

    9/23/2014 6:16:14 PM, by TODDERICKV

    I have been going strong this week. I am accomplishing a lot and getting ready to take a nice long bike ride with a friend to see an outdoor con... Read more

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