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Here I Go Again
Sunday, July 24, 2011      18 comments

My dad died on March 26. Since then, I've gained 20 pounds back. I swear, grief made me hungry. I'm not going to beat myself up. I've been doing a lot of thinking. I'm an emotional eater, and that's exactly what I've been doing. The sh... Read more
Fit Survey (Snagged from Yoovie)
Thursday, March 03, 2011      6 comments

1 - Starting Weight/Measurements - I started losing weight at 220. 2 - What is your height? How do you feel about your height? I'm tall, about 5'10". I've never been comfortable with my height. As I've lost weight, people... Read more
End of Feb Check-in
Monday, February 28, 2011      6 comments

Okay, I need to keep this short and sweet, but it's high time for an update, if for no other reason than to have this as a record for me to look back on later. After getting all gung-ho again at the first of the year, then getting knocked d... Read more
Valentine's Weekend in Philly
Monday, February 14, 2011      6 comments

My hubby and I went to Philly for the weekend. What did we do? Well, we ate. And then we drank. And then we ate. And then we drank. And then we ate some more. It was awesome. I can't feel bad about a weekend like that. I know I'... Read more
Trying New Things
Thursday, February 10, 2011      8 comments

I just did something wild and crazy. I signed myself up for two classes at the Y in the next session. I'll be taking TRX and an adult swimming lesson! I've been interested in TRX for a while, and had been wanting to either do those classe... Read more
Fighting It Out
Monday, February 07, 2011      17 comments

So this is the point where I could go hide. I could disappear from Spark for a few weeks or months. I could lay low, feel embarrassed, think I can go off and quietly lose five pounds and plan a return like I've got it all together. I'm no... Read more
whatever you gotta do to motivate yourself...
Friday, February 04, 2011      4 comments

whatever you gotta do to motivate yourself... FIGURE IT THE HELL OUT. TODAY. (from YOOVIE's blog today) Here is what I'm going to do to motivate myself TODAY: ... Read more
I'm Going to Stop Trying to Be Perfect
Thursday, February 03, 2011      9 comments

I laid out goals last week. I met some of them. Food tracking and staying within my nutrition goals lasted a full three days. I did all of my P90X workouts except yoga last week, plus a couple of walks, some snow shoveling, and a short rendez... Read more
What's Holding Me Back?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      11 comments

In response to my blog yesterday, RAVENSONG37 asked, "Just wondering, is there part of you that isn't ready to be at goal? Do you have any fears or anxieties about getting there or staying there?" I decided to make this the topic of today's... Read more
Starting Over. Again. And the Punta Cana Push
Monday, January 24, 2011      12 comments

Welp, 2011 hasn't exactly started with a bang. On January 2nd, I jumped right back into P90X. I worked out the first Sunday, Monday, & Tuesday of the new year with terrific food days. And then Wednesday night, I came home and felt diz... Read more
It's the First Monday of the New Year...
Monday, January 03, 2011      9 comments

...And just like last year, SparkPeople.com is running slowly. It's funny that I have even been around long enough to know that. I'm jumping in with both feet today, just like everyone else on the planet. I suppose I could or should... Read more
Pants!
Friday, December 10, 2010      20 comments

I am totally wearing size 10 pants! That is all. I just needed to say that! emoticon ... Read more
Christmas Questions/The 12 Gifts of Christmas
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      4 comments

Snagged from NOTABOUTHEFACE! emoticonHave you been naughty or nice this year? ... Read more
The 7 Best (and Worst) Things You Can Say to a Girl
Monday, December 06, 2010      17 comments

I read this list a few years ago and tucked it away before I even had a daughter. Now I keep it in my nightstand and read it every once in a while. I think it's a great list. I hope I can teach my daughter to love her body, know herself, and ... Read more
Wanted: Someone Who Appreciates a Good Cook
Monday, December 06, 2010      5 comments

Just need to gripe a little and move on... I love to cook. I'm a pretty good cook. I've done a lot of work to learn healthier cooking habits and incorporate good nutrition into the meals I make for my family, while also trying to whittle ... Read more

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