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Don't Feel Much Like Blogging These Days...
Saturday, March 02, 2013      8 comments

I've lost 6.4 lbs so far this year. My brain says "You're still losing, dummy!" My heart says "You need to try harder." What I've been good on: 1.Eating (staying within range 80% of the time, and when I go over, it's not by ... Read more
Double NSV
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      14 comments

For those of you who don't know, I work in the back end of a jewelry store, selling pre-owned and antique jewelry on eBay (eBay ID: thebarefootjeweler if you're interested). Well yesterday we had a question about an 18K yellow gold and garnet ri... Read more
It's 5:30 PM and I'm Out of Calories for the Day
Monday, February 25, 2013      12 comments

The last week or so I've been strangely unhungry and trying desperately to figure out why. First I thought it was the eggs and whole grain english muffins I started eating. Hey! Eggs have protein and fat and are generally fine in moderation. The... Read more
WAT, MEDIFAST STAHP!
Friday, February 22, 2013      10 comments

Those of you who know memes will get the title. I was logging the delicious frozen yogurt I had this evening and I saw this ad: MEDIFAST WHAT DOES THE ADORABLE B... Read more
I Love You
Friday, February 22, 2013      9 comments

I don't really have much to say today. The non-hunger is persisting despite me not eating eggs in the morning, so I've been eating in the middle or low end of my calorie range this week. (To be clear - it's not that I'm not hungry at all, I'm ju... Read more
Adarkara's Adventures in ONEderland - Chapter One
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      17 comments

So I'm settling into ONEderland quite nicely. It's a great neighborhood, my new house is super cute, and there are so many places to shop! I'm quite comfortable here so far. I thought I'd list some NSVs for you from my weekend. * I was in ... Read more
Adarkara's Adventures in ONEderland - Prologue
Friday, February 15, 2013      20 comments

Okay so, today was the very first day I saw a 1 at the beginning of my weight, so I'm being cautious. Very cautious. I stayed within caloric ranges and stayed within ratios yesterday, even with it being Valentine's Day. My boss gave us lad... Read more
The Season of Growing
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      11 comments

Believe it or not, Spring is not that far away. About a month ago I had ordered a seed catalog and last night I sat down to look through it. I had wanted to try my hand at growing kale this year, but was looking for specific variety "tronc... Read more
FINALLY!
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      18 comments

When I got on the scale this morning, I was not expecting much. I've been fluctuating the same 2 lbs for a full month, and it is the second day of my TOM. I hadn't slept well last night or the night before, and while my weekend wasn't bad, it wa... Read more
Reducing Sodium in Canned Beans
Friday, February 08, 2013      13 comments

I am lazy. Some of you may think I'm not because I cook my meals fresh 6 or 7 days a week, but when it comes to long, drawn out processes like soaking and cooking dried beans. I'm LAZY. Plus I prefer the mushier texture of canned beans when I'm ... Read more
Proud of Myself Today
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      13 comments

Today could have been a disaster. I woke up tired and grumpy. I went to work tired and grumpy. The boys at work had pizza for lunch. I thought I would be tempted but they got deep dish with sausage and pepperoni. I DON'T LIKE PEPPERONI ON ... Read more
SAD / Stevia in the Raw / Crazy Client (Warning: Blog may be a little gross)
Monday, February 04, 2013      17 comments

Ok, at this morning's weekly weigh-in I was exactly 203. Still maintaining that stupid 2 lbs above my lowest weight. Argh. I'm going back to my previous calorie range of 1500-1800 calories a day BECAUSE... ...I think I figured out what's go... Read more
How my Day Started in an Aggravating Fashion and How It Got Better
Thursday, January 31, 2013      13 comments

Today was one of those days where I wish I had never gotten out of bed. It's tax season, I had to clean my house because my mom might come visit, the weather is icky, I had to file my own taxes, and my hubby has tendonitis in his left leg ... Read more
'Interesting' Day and On Being a Cusp Baby
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      9 comments

When I got home from work today I had received a phone call from one of my dad's old clients. They needed to know his Tax ID number, which I don't know, so I had to call my step-mom. I last heard from her just after Christmas, and hadn't heard f... Read more
Weekly Weigh In - #1
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      6 comments

203.2 - up from yesterday. Next weigh-in is next Tuesday. Lowest YTD is 201.1. Been using Stevia in the raw in morning coffee since the first week of January. Stopping usage in lieu of real sugar to see results.... Read more

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