The Food Pyramid diet makes me fatter
Sunday, February 26, 2012      1 comments

In 2011, I decided to get serious about losing weight, getting fit, and working toward long-term health and longevity. I have been fat my entire adult life. Considering that, it might be considered remarkable that I have, thus far, avoided... Read more
I'm Baaaaaack
Thursday, July 02, 2009      0 comments

Bless me, Sparkers, for it has been nearly two years since my last activity on this site, and in that time I have let all the good habits slip, cancelled my membership to Curves, stopped taking care of myself, and slid into a pretty unhappy groo... Read more
Reality Check
Thursday, November 15, 2007      1 comments

I think six weeks is about my limit for unchanging routine. It was about six weeks into SparkPeople that I stopped tracking everything I ate, ensuring that we had the right groceries, and staying away from French fries and the like. I was ... Read more
I have new muscles!
Wednesday, August 08, 2007      2 comments

Okay, I suppose they're the same muscles I've always had, but it's been a while since they made their presence known. But after just a couple of weeks of going to Curves (and watching what I eat), I can feel - and flex - my abs! I can feel the d... Read more
I can feel the differences already
Saturday, July 28, 2007      1 comments

I am down 7.5 pounds and I can feel it, in all these different ways: - my bras fit better - all my trousers are looser, in both waist and hip - my belt is officially too big; I need two more holes punched in it - I don't get winded go... Read more
Saturday, July 14, 2007      0 comments

Today's email quote: "I have always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I have to be more specific." (Lily Tomlin) *-*-* I have never been good at setting goals, and thus have never been good at follow-through. I do well when thin... Read more
Weigh in!
Thursday, July 12, 2007      1 comments

Down 3 pounds at second weigh-in! Hurrah! That makes up for the complete lack of movement last week.... Read more
Sporting Arena Food = Dangerous!
Sunday, July 08, 2007      0 comments

I am married to a sports nut, and we have season tickets for both the football and baseball teams in Vancouver. We NEVER eat dinner before we head to the game, usually because there's no time between work and game time. And if it's a weekend, ea... Read more
Full Day 1
Friday, June 29, 2007      2 comments

Well, that went well. 1246 calories, more or less. I'm allowed more, and I think I had a bit more than that - if I factor in the glaze on my salmon and my 2 squares of dark chocolate, it'll be more like 1300 - but that's still within my target r... Read more