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Cookies, muffins and bagels at work right now.
Friday, February 17, 2017      3 comments

I see that someone had a meeting and they ordered too much food. Now the food is by the printer/copier/scanner/fax machine. The leftovers include things that I have binged on so many times in the past: 4 chocolate chip cookies, 1 and 1/2 muffins... Read more
I am really tired of coworkers bringing in doughnuts.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      4 comments

And I’m tired of the jar of candy too but that hasn’t been filled lately. I have enough of a challenge dealing with this on my own. I don’t need this stuff at my job. On Friday someone brought in a box of doughnuts. Today someone brought in a bo... Read more
Vacation in Montreal
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

View from the top of Mont Royal in Montreal I made my 3rd trip to Montreal! I hadn't been there in a long time and I was looking forward to going back. I went to 3 ... Read more
I ran farther & faster today.
Friday, June 11, 2010      6 comments

Thank goodness for the trailway with mile markers so I can really gauge my progress during and after my runs. The mile markers and my stopwatch motivate me. They're helping me work on reaching my goals for speed & distance. Now I understand why ... Read more
Running & increasing my speed.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      2 comments

I ran in the park with mile markers today. Today is the first time I started running exactly at the 0.0 mark. During Couch to 5K I started my 5-minute warm-up walk at 0.0, then I started running somewhere around 0.3 or 0.4. So today I had a bett... Read more
Batch Cooking on Weekends, No Cooking During the Week!
Sunday, April 25, 2010      4 comments

I've been batch cooking on Sundays and it's been helping me eat a healthy breakfast and lunch all week. I've been making 5-8 days' worth of brown rice that I eat with lunch, and steel cut oatmeal or quinoa for breakfast. I buy huge packs of bone... Read more
An On & Off Nutrition Day
Thursday, April 30, 2009      1 comments

So now it's Thursday night and here's how my day went. (The previous blog entry is actually for Wed. the 29th - I entered it after midnight.) Ok, so I started off on the right foot with 2 pieces of string cheese, an apple, and a glass of wa... Read more
Counting Calories Again
Thursday, April 30, 2009      1 comments

I used the Nutrition Tracker today for the first time since.....December, I think. In March I started using a food journal I bought on amazon, then my car broke down and I stopped using that because I just couldn't focus on anything other than r... Read more
Food at Work Again
Friday, January 30, 2009      1 comments

Okay so on Wed. & Thurs. there was the box of chocolates & cookies sitting on the file cabinet by my desk that someone in another dept. put there. Fortunately I was “in the zone” and I did not want any. Today there are 2 cookies left. Now t... Read more
Starting Over
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      0 comments

It’s time – actually it’s past time – to get back on track with my calories. When I joined Sparkpeople in August 2006 I weighed about 138-140 lbs., down from weighing over 165 in 2002 & 2003. When I weighed myself last week the scale said 1... Read more
Food at Work: Simple Carbs and Sat Fat :-(
Tuesday, October 28, 2008      0 comments

First of all, I am so glad that I'm going to be on vacation during the Halloween potluck at work this week and during the meeting my dept. is going to have with pizza, wings, and 2-liter bottles of pop next week. I'm still learning to stay in co... Read more
No wonder I was so hungry on Saturday
Monday, September 08, 2008      0 comments

After watching some of the Nutrition By Natalie videos on youtube and the You: On a Diet program on the Discovery Health channel I think this is why I was hungry all day Saturday, I was craving a shake, burger, & fries, and I finally gave in at... Read more
Questions to ask myself before I overeat
Saturday, September 06, 2008      1 comments

I decided to make a list of questions to ask myself next time I want food even though I just ate or it's nighttime and I ate enough during the day & evening. Next time my appetite increases and I think about stuffing myself, going to the v... Read more
Overate. Missed junk food & stuffed feeling.
Thursday, June 19, 2008      0 comments

These are my notes on why I stopped at Dairy Queen, a donut shop, a Chinese food place, and a pizza place on my way home from work today. I started typing this under "Today's Nutrition Notes" in my Nutrition Tracker. It's so long that I dec... Read more
Saturday, May 24, 2008      0 comments

151 lbs. again??? It's May 24 and I'm the same weight that I was 2 weeks ago on May 10. Not only that, but I haven't lost any inches in my hips and waist. I gained one inch in my waist (how did I do that??????) and my hip measurement is the same... Read more

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