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Friday, September 28, 2012      8 comments

That thing that isn�t letting me write or think is now asleep. For a precious few minutes I am here, alone. That thing is smelly minutes after a bath, loud when it needs to be quiet, and ready to cuddle only when I am on the verge of a nerv... Read more
Older, wiser, and more delicious. Acorn Squash and Potato Gratin.
Friday, September 30, 2011      5 comments

Happy Birthday to me! I have revamped my page, recharged my goals, and decided to make a more concerted effort to document my recipes. Brrr. Did I feel it dip to 60-something last night? Is it time to have, hold and decorate gourds aga... Read more
Oh, Yeats - Day 20
Thursday, March 10, 2011      4 comments

"Happiness us neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing or that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing." William Butler Yeats My focus on lists and goals sometimes makes me feel like I must be a little crazy. How could... Read more
H2ohnooooo - Day 19
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      5 comments

Okay. So I gave myself a water goal this - real water. No iced tea or other beverages substituting on my tracker. Oy. I feel like my organs are drowning. I feel like my kidneys are yelling at me for all the action. I feel like the tree... Read more
BTW Mission 6 - 3/7-3/10 - Day 18
Monday, March 07, 2011      3 comments

1. Between now and Thursday night I will do at least two total body workouts (swimming if it gets a teensy bit warmer, intermediate hatha yoga practice if not) 2. I will drink all my water. Eight glasses is only two canteens worth plus one ... Read more
Thanks - Day 17
Monday, March 07, 2011      8 comments

Seriously. Thanks for the motivation, people of Spark. I would have stopped exercising at a hundred lap swim. I was tired. I had to go grocery shopping and start cooking food for dinner and components for the coming weeks lunches. I h... Read more
A terrible, no good, very bad food day- Day 16
Saturday, March 05, 2011      9 comments

Here's the deal: I messed up. Truly. Yesterday, I woke up at about 3am. I do this sometimes - the brain just starts scatting and I can only lay and hope it goes away. Sleep didn't happen. Because I was called to do my duty as a c... Read more
Acting as if - Day 15
Thursday, March 03, 2011      5 comments

It is a technique that has been studied and used and discussed and proved over and over again. It's a technique I really need to remember consistently. I get so anxious, running around, trying to decide how best to sell myself and others, ... Read more
Finding Comfort in the Discomfort - Day 14
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      8 comments

It's a phrase I've left rattling inside me for a couple of weeks. A teacher said that while I was trying to hold a particularly difficult pose. Find comfort in the discomfort. The thought of it is almost revelatory; I've managed to extend... Read more
B2W Mission 4 (Updated w/ Pictures!)- Day 13
Monday, February 28, 2011      8 comments

--PROGRESS REPORT - Feb 28, 2011-- SUMMARY: I blogged every day except for two - which was one of my top motivators. I worked out 11 of the past 14 days. I listened to my body. I ate within calorie range or below for 10 of the past 14 days.... Read more
Oscar speech- Day 12
Sunday, February 27, 2011      8 comments

I would like to thank the academy for this great honor. This weekend of healthy living could not have come about by just my efforts, it takes many talented and supportive people to allow this to happen. Thanks to my love, for walking wit... Read more
B2W mission 3 - Day 11
Saturday, February 26, 2011      4 comments

B2W MISSION THREE Since Monday, I have worked out 4 days (pretending I did this yesterday). I have spent 245 minutes working out since Monday. I spent most of my time (105 minutes) working on my core. I was most proud of my pain free ... Read more
Bone Tired - Day 10
Friday, February 25, 2011      6 comments

I am unsure if it's the weather, an argument I had the day before yesterday (anger exhausts me), or just some sort of energy blip. I am exhausted. So exhausted I am worried I can't fight my food cravings. So exhausted every almost sad thing I... Read more
The curious case of spandex - Day 9
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      9 comments

Once upon a time there was a little girl went shopping with her mother for a bikini. She was eleven years old. She had recently and rapidly developed breasts but the rest of her was still shaped like a child with no waist and no hips. It was w... Read more

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