Climbing back on the wagon
Sunday, January 18, 2009      1 comments

Ok, first I stopped the excercising when my knees were bothering me, that was about a week ago. Then I stopped logging my calories. I know I have to, but I really just got tired of doing it. Sometimes I wonder if I'll ever get to a point wher... Read more
30 day shred is shredding my knees
Thursday, January 08, 2009      0 comments

Ok, I'm really trying not to make excuses, but struggling horribly with the level one of the 30 day shred. I can do it, but I hear my knees go "creeek" with each lunge and it scares me. I've done it 5 times and it's not getting any easier on m... Read more
Boot camp/30 day Shred starting point
Sunday, January 04, 2009      1 comments

After 1 month of no loss, no gain (thank goodness), I'm READY to get down to business. Here's my info: Original SW in July 08: 178.5 Current weight 1/4/9: 161 Current measurements: 41-34-42.5 I feel like at least until December I ... Read more
No Easy Solutions, Just Painful Trade-offs
Thursday, December 11, 2008      2 comments

I am a pharmacist at an acute mental hospital. We have a new psychiatrist who is just full of fascinating quotes and tid-bits. He used this one today while discussing a struggling alcoholic patient. I quickly realized it applies to so many t... Read more
Down 15 pounds!
Sunday, November 09, 2008      2 comments

YEAH! It took me a while before I realized this, but today I reached my 15 pound goal, which I had slated for Thanksgiving! Hurray! I'm very excited about this. I've learned that even though I've had some bad days (Halloween, Election day to n... Read more
Long Time Goal FINALLY hurdled
Sunday, September 28, 2008      3 comments

HURRRAY!!! I'm so glad to say I have now lost 10 pounds and have gotten below the 170 barrier. I don't know why but I haven't been able to get below that in YEARS.. at least 11 (that's the age of our oldest child) I weighed in this morning at ... Read more
new size in jeans
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      4 comments

Well, today I bought a new pair of jeans that are 1 size smaller than I've been wearing for the last several years. And they fit! I got excited the other day when I went to put on my regular pants and realized that they were actually fitting lo... Read more
psyched about new challenge
Sunday, September 07, 2008      3 comments

Today's the first day of a new 16 week weight loss challenge. I'm so glad to have this extra incentive to help keep me true to my goals. It's too easy for me to tell myself it doesn't matter and regret it later, so I think this will really hel... Read more
Struck a cord
Friday, July 18, 2008      1 comments

From a spark-mail today about the steps of success, this struck a cord with me: 15. Be passionate: Striving towards a goal without passion is like a fire which slowly runs out of fuel to burn. Get excited, this will mean that you wil... Read more
1st blog post
Tuesday, July 08, 2008      0 comments

My first entry. Since I made journaling one of my fast break goals, I guess I will start here. I'm really trying to get serious about lifestyle changes. I know what my problems are, I just haven't had success correcting them thus far. I eat ... Read more