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If at first you don't succeed ....
Monday, January 27, 2014      3 comments

try, try again. Back again after a not so great year.... Read more
Given things up for Lent
Monday, March 25, 2013      2 comments

We are not Catholic but I gave up diet soda for Lent this year and I've stuck with it. My hubby and kids did the same. Committing to them made a difference so I'm trying something new. Not for Lent but for the next 60 days I am committing to no... Read more
2013Jan07 - Back again
Monday, January 07, 2013      4 comments

Spent a nice week off with the kids ... didn't do wonderful with the eating but it wasn't as bad as in years past so that's a positive. Goals for January (as of the 7th) No soda ... none, nada, zero (now just to remember that when I'm out... Read more
Jan 1st 2013 -- The start of the 5th year
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      7 comments

Yep, that's me ... still plugging along. Today makes the start of Year 5. How can that be? Still not where I want to be but still not giving up. I started this journey on Jan 1st 2009 and just reset me ticker for this year. 41 lbs to go ... ca... Read more
Dec 7 - Day 1 - Again
Monday, December 10, 2012      2 comments

As long as you get up one more time than you fall down, you're doing okay ... right!! Back to Day 1 ... again! Started on the treadmill and that set the tone for the day. Not fast, not long (20 min) but I did it. And then I walked at lunch ... Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      6 comments

Thinking about the positives and working on visualizing myself. Today's focus is me wearing those white pants I've hung on to!... Read more
Father's Day Cake
Sunday, June 17, 2012      6 comments

Didn't have a cake so what to do ... make one or buy one? Humm ... a fast 1/2 hour walk to the grocery store and a slightly less fast 35 min walk home with a cake and DD carrying a balloon and we were set. And the good news it ... one bite ...... Read more
Chips and Salsa
Friday, June 15, 2012      3 comments

We headed for Mexican for dinner and I told myself I would not each too many chips. And then we sat there with the chips in front of us so I told myself I would count the chips and have lots of salsa and then log it. Well that worked for the fi... Read more
Stress ... the ultimate eating trigger
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      5 comments

But I popped the cherries and the grapes rather than the chocolate and the chips. Guess that's progress.... Read more
WW week 1 results
Monday, June 11, 2012      4 comments

WW at Work ... brings accountability. I'm stepping on the scale with a bunch of people I know. 16 people and we were down 25.8 lbs total. I was 3 lbs of that ... Wahoo... Read more
Baking Cookies
Saturday, June 09, 2012      2 comments

Spent the afternoon preparing a couple of dinners for during the work week with my 9 year old. After we finished we made Tollhouse Chocolate Chip cookies. I ate one. Yes, one. It tasted good and then I logged it. I did not eat 2 or 3 or 4 or 5 ... Read more
Thursday, June 07, 2012      2 comments

That scale I have on my desk at work is getting used again. And I'm logging all my food. It's good to see it in black and white (and orange all round).... Read more
No Chocolate Part 2
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      5 comments

More than a week of not putting my hand into the candy dish at work. Gotta 8 day streak going!... Read more
No chocolate
Thursday, May 31, 2012      7 comments

I actually made it through two days of work walking back and forth past the chocolate (and they buy the good stuff!) WITHOUT EATING ANY. I'll take it. Here's hoping I can string three days together.... Read more
4/30 - New Day
Monday, April 30, 2012      4 comments

Okay, here I am again recommitting to do this.... Read more

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