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September Challenge Day 9
Sunday, September 09, 2012      2 comments

Day 9. How old are you and do you think your thoughts about weight loss, fitness, and wellness have changed over time? I am 45. I have never been strong (still am not). I was a cheerleader in high school and did well with that, but have ne... Read more
September Challenge Day 8
Sunday, September 09, 2012      5 comments

8. What do you think will be different when you reach your goal weight? If you are in maintenance, what did you think would be different? What actually was different? The main thing is that I think I will look and feel better in my clothes... Read more
September Challenge Day 7
Friday, September 07, 2012      2 comments

Oh look, I'm back! Day 7. How do you measure progress towards or maintenance? Scale weight? Body fat percentage? How your clothes fit? Other? Mostly by scale weight but I keep track of body fat percent and actual pounds as well. How c... Read more
September Challenge Day 4
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      3 comments

Day 4: What are (or were) your fears about weight loss? (1) That I won't succeed at it. (2) That I will become obsessed with food and my weight (3) That I won't be able to enjoy food and eating anymore.... Read more
Challenge Day 3
Monday, September 03, 2012      2 comments

Day 3: Who have you shared your weight loss goals with? What has been good about sharing your goals? The first time I could hardly control myself from talking to people about it but mostly talked to my friend Tanya. Over time, it seemed li... Read more
September Blog Challenge Day 2
Sunday, September 02, 2012      2 comments

individual.asp?blog_id=5038746) 2. How did you pick your goal weight? Did you pick an ultimate goal weight at the beginning of your weight loss? Did it change? Did you set smal... Read more
Thirty Day Challenge
Saturday, September 01, 2012      3 comments

Thanks to Tanya, I am going to try this thirty day challenge. Day one is stating goals. I started late last September at 178 and got down to 155 by February. But then started going back up and have plateaued at 165ish. So, From 165 I would ... Read more
August is Coming
Sunday, July 29, 2012      1 comments

What to say. Well, I probably ought to stick with July's goals since i didn't meet them. :-( I really can't figure out why it was so easy to lose 23 pounds last spring, but so hard to stick with it and keep it off, let alone lose the 10 pou... Read more
July Goals
Monday, July 02, 2012      0 comments

(1) Get below 160 (2) Exercise 150 minutes/week (3) Log food a minimum of 5 days/week... Read more
June Goal
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      1 comments

Keeping it simple: Lose the 1/2 pound a week that I am aiming for. Thus, weight at the end of the month less than 160. Baby steps.... Read more
Goal Update
Sunday, May 20, 2012      4 comments

(1) Run 5K (5/20) - CHECK (2) Get weight back below 158 - Eek, but there is still time (3) Continue running at least 3 miles/week - CHECK (4) #plankaday - really, did I set this as a goal? OK, I'll get on it (5) One healthy, vegetarian d... Read more
Virginia 5K!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      2 comments

Ran my first 5K in Virginia! It was a nice day and for a good cause and I ran almost the entire way, only walking when the course was congested (twice). My time wasn't as good as two years ago, but that is OK. I did it!... Read more
May Goals!
Saturday, April 28, 2012      1 comments

Not going to elaborate: (1) Run 5K (5/12) (2) Get weight back below 158 (3) Continue running at least 3 miles/week (4) #plankaday (5) One healthy, vegetarian dinner/week ... Read more
Day Two of Trying Again
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      3 comments

It feels good to have logged everything yesterday even though it was a bit shocking! I know I can do this if I am trying, I just have to try! Today I start week three of C25K. Hope I don't have to run in the rain!!!... Read more
New Starting Point
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      1 comments

I have got to get back to this. I am, let's say, not unsatisfied with my standing right now, which makes it pretty hard to keep going. But I am starting to eat into the 20 pounds that I lost and I really want to keep that off, if not lose at lea... Read more

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