nothing succeeds like success (and cute puppy pic)
Friday, February 04, 2011      1 comments

Okay--this photo doesn't have a whole lot to do with the blog--but i love it and it makes me smile. hopefully if anyone looks at this blog today it will do the same for them... Read more
Thursday, February 03, 2011      2 comments

emotionally wrung out today--i do this to myself. being hypervigilant and having a hurt pet make for a tiring week. rob stayed home yesterday due to the snow and we actually had a pleasant, quiet day. been working on my seed starting room and... Read more
grasshopper gains knowledge
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      1 comments

the other day it dawned on me. as a diet veteran of way more years than i would like to admit, i realized that something is different this time. i always start out with lots of determination and hope and usually i succeed--for awhile. at some... Read more
rough days but hanging on
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      0 comments

well--the saga of soda continues. a turn for the worse again and a bad decision by me culminated in a rush trip to the vet, a morphine injection and a nerve wracking day for all concerned. i do have to say i love both her vets--they are both s... Read more
kettle bells continued
Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

today i tried the 10 pound bells for the one handed swing as well as the two handed. did thirty reps of the two handed and 15 one handed with the 10 pound bells. still sticking with the 5 pound bells for the other moves. the catch swing is ge... Read more
how do they pack that many calories into food????
Sunday, January 30, 2011      0 comments

well--today has been a nice quiet day. after the turmoil of the last couple it's a welcome relief. 3 days of being terribly upset about soda meant i ate very little and what i did eat was pretty sloppy (frozen yogurt for lunch--yeah). so toda... Read more
a fine morning!
Friday, January 28, 2011      1 comments

well--another day has dawned, the furnace kept us warm through the night, soda is acting much more herself and at our morning weigh in i was down TWO POUNDS. i am thrilled! i drank all my water yesterday, so i don't think it was from low hydra... Read more
ugh! difficult day
Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

well--the morning started with my dear old dog acting hurt. again. this is all it takes to throw a total wrench into my attitude all by itself. there is such a long history behind this, but suffice it to say--all it takes to throw my gut into... Read more
kettle bells--the journey continues
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      3 comments

i know i already blogged today but i want to post this before i forget. i thought it might be good to keep updating my experience with the kettle bells in case other people are thinking of trying them out. today i did TWENTY FIVE reps of th... Read more
negative self talk
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      5 comments

this morning i showed rob the vlog by jmerlau about his 100 pound weight loss. he watched it and mused about how running is so hard on your body, then talked about how bicycling was probably easier (i pointed out that being 100 pounds overweigh... Read more
gender bending and unrelated thoughts
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      2 comments

okay--so i keep wondering if people can't figure my gender out. i am a 55 year old lady. i know my username is clumBOY, but there is an unrelated reason for that. when i first became an internet-ophile i had to choose a name for a yahoo accou... Read more
kettle bells and other junk
Monday, January 24, 2011      1 comments

for some reason its warmer outside today but the house feels really COLD. after doing my walking i worked with the kettle bells for awhile. added the 5th move on the tape--forget what its called but you swing the bell up until it flips upsi... Read more
tracking tracking tracking
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

okay--so i like the trackers on here. they really are helping me. sometimes i eat what i know is not really within my plan, but if i track it a couple things happen. first i see EXACTLY the nutritional content--so next time i have to decide d... Read more
a good day
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

yesterday i spent the day with two friends at a master gardener winter gardening show. we were in the show to promote a new organization that is a free informational database for horticultural events in our community. the whole event was great... Read more
a glimmer of light
Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

well--the scale finally started to move. down 1.2 pounds. very glad for the progress--and SUPER glad for rob's progress--he dropped 3 pounds this week. he has a longer way to go than i do, and i am so glad he is getting some encouragement. o... Read more

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