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I prefer to *imagine* how my butt looks... (embarrassing pic)
Monday, February 25, 2013      0 comments

Oh heavens to Betsy. We just returned from a wonderful family vacation in the Bahamas. We stayed at Atlantis, surrounded by 10,000 fit people in bikinis, and despite the extra pounds padding my mid-section, I wore mine too. (Nora Ephron said to ... Read more
I was so full of marlarkey when I called it a "hiatus"...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      2 comments

Ok, so my last post (almost a full year ago) had me disappointed with ONLY being able to fit into my skinny jeans, and not seeing any movement on the scale. I remember how it felt -- disappointing to get on that scale every week and see 149. ... Read more
Not sure what to call it, but not "Giving Up."
Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

Maybe it's a hiatus? I don't know, but I'm losing some oomph. When I started on SP in August of 2010, I had already lost a few pounds after meeting with a nutritionist, and I *have* lost weight, but it has been a long, slow slog while readi... Read more
The picture that made me want to start this whole process...
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      5 comments

Ok, so maybe it *is* slow going, but I remember looking through the pictures last Christmas and seeing this one (please pardon the disaster that is my kitchen, but that Cosmo on the counter sure looks delicious.) ... Read more
Cheez-Its are my Kryptonite (pics)
Friday, November 11, 2011      1 comments

First of all, let me say I love SparkPeople.com. For the first time in my life, I feel like I understand the food I eat: how many calories are in it, what has more fat or carbs and how important fiber is for keeping me full. When it comes to the... Read more
The dog is disappointed in my lunch choices.
Monday, September 19, 2011      0 comments

My little fluffy dog is blessed to be welcome at my office, so she comes with me most days to work. She loved the days when I ordered lunch out, because the portions were always so big that she always got some delicious leftovers. I always thoug... Read more
It moved! The number on the scale moved!
Thursday, September 15, 2011      0 comments

I know that the scale is just a tool, and that I should not endlessly focus on those numbers. At least this is my mantra as I get up every morning, take it all off and stand on that cold glass surface, waiting for the verdict. In my head, I pick... Read more
It's hard not being Angelina Jolie. My first (micro)blog.
Friday, August 26, 2011      3 comments

I was thinking: I'm a busy lady. Two kids, a business, a family, mountains of laundry, and a month or so ago, a BMI that was needling toward the "Obese" category. It's no mystery how I got here, and as much as I'd like an easy-to-forgive excuse ... Read more