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Slacking off this summer...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

As the weather warmed up I became too relaxed with regards to food tracking and eating in general. In the last several weeks I have been binge eating due to stress. I am going to try to ease myself back into tracking daily. I am expanding my dai... Read more
A New Day
Monday, May 09, 2011      2 comments

Wow...its already the second week in May! I am thankful for spring because I love getting outside. It really helps me want to be fit and keep moving. So much daylight left after I'm done work for the it! As far as what I'm eating... Read more
Ready for Easter
Saturday, April 23, 2011      3 comments

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Ate too much...yuck
Thursday, April 14, 2011      5 comments

I went to lunch with co-workers and had a small salad and a cup of soup. It really wasn't enough. I started tearing into snacks afterwords like there was no tomorrow! Candy, nuts, 4 Biscotti! They were in the car for a trip I'm taking. I am so f... Read more
Hot Yoga!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      5 comments

I've done it three times now...loving it! I've tried two of the three types offered. Each class, when it really gets going, I think to myself 'not sure if I can make it the whole class'. My arms and neck get pretty tired with some of the poses. ... Read more
Self Motivation
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

The scale has not been kind to me lately. It's a bit frustrating. But... I HAVE been eating lots of good, healthy food and I HAVE been exercising regularly! I'm drinking my water and tracking all my food. Have got to pat myself on the back for t... Read more
Tried 'Hot Yoga' today!!!
Sunday, March 27, 2011      5 comments

I've practiced yoga off and on throughout the years. I've always enjoyed it and like how different instructors offer different experiences. Today I tried a hot yoga class in Brunswick, Maine... WOW! The yoga room is heated so your muscles stret... Read more
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      1 comments

Some evenings I get what I call 'calorie creep'. It's not a huge binge where I eat everything in sight uncontrollably. It's a semi-controlled mini-binge that puts me a few hundred calories over my goal. Still trying to figure out the why so I ca... Read more
Doubly Blessed
Friday, March 18, 2011      2 comments

I've been under some stress lately. Hoping things will swing back to good soon. Anyway, last night I went to an Irish Pub to celebrate St. Patrick's day. Lot's of fun just to have some laughs and listen to good music in a jovial crowd. I d... Read more
Changed my Spark User Name
Monday, March 14, 2011      2 comments

Saw that so many people's user names reflect their journey so I decide to change mine. I'm a healthy woman, living in Maine, and a mother to my two wonderful teenagers. Healthy Maine Mom it is! I'm so excited to be down 20 pounds!!! Gotta keep t... Read more
Friday, March 11, 2011      0 comments

The earthquake and tsunami in Japan are on my mind. I find it hard to concentrate when there is something 'big' going on in the world. Keep having to bring myself back to the here and now and get cracking on my workload. Very glad it's Friday! ... Read more
A Bathing Suit
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      2 comments

Summer is my very favorite time of year! I love the beach, gardening, eating outside, hiking, being barefoot. I especially love the smells: fresh grass clippings, the smell of the pavement when rain firsts hits it, burgers on the grill, suntan l... Read more
Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

I know some people in my town that have been getting in shape and losing weight doing a "Biggest Loser" competition at a local martial arts studio. I was hesitant to try it because I was afraid the exercise (kickboxing) would be too rigorous. I'... Read more