More Non-Scale Victories!
~ Earlier this week, I went shopping and tried on some dress pants in my usual size--and they fit! I previously had only one pair of pants in that size that still fit--so I'd wear them every day to work! (This is, of course, because I was too st... Read more
Though I've been seeing several good scale-related victories lately (approaching 20 pounds gone!), today was great for a couple of non-scale moments:
~ This morning, my husband mentioned that I'm looking thinner. He's clearly known that I'v... Read more
It finally happened.
I guess it was bound to eventually.
At dismissal today, I was supervising several young students while they were waiting to be picked up. As usual, I was talking with them about their day and other sorts of relationship-building small talk.... Read more
Trying a new idea....
With my new job, I have a limited amount of time to eat (less than I did as a classroom teacher). Now, I set my own schedule for the most part, so I'm to blame for this, but I noticed a few things:
1) I was rushing through my lunch at 11:40... Read more
So, I got off the plan a little bit in February. I didn't go completely wild--I still tracked what I ate most days and worked out several times. However, wasn't as diligent as I was in January. I think that's the problem with taking a "break"--o... Read more
Weekly Wrap Up: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2011
Sunday, February 6, 2011
START WEIGHT: 208 END WEIGHT: ??? Didn't weigh myself before eating today, so I don't know. I also didn't weigh myself after last Sunday, either.
MY SINGLE GREATEST MOMENT OF THE WEEK: I got lots of compliment... Read more
Weekly Wrap Up: Jan. 23-29, 2011
Sunday, January 30, 2011
START WEIGHT: 210 END WEIGHT: 208--for a total of 15 pounds since the start of this school year, and 7 pounds since Christmas!
MY SINGLE GREATEST MOMENT OF THE WEEK: I tried on a pair of work pants that I hadn'... Read more
Weekly Wrap Up: Jan. 16-22, 2011
START WEIGHT: 212 END WEIGHT: 210 (though I hit 209 for a couple of days--darn girl time and the ensuing water weight!)
MY SINGLE GREATEST MOMENT OF THE WEEK: I got some great news at work!
DID I MEET MY NUTRITIONAL GOALS FOR THE WEEK?... Read more
Weekly Wrap Up: Jan. 9-15, 2011
START WEIGHT: 213 END WEIGHT: 212
MY SINGLE GREATEST MOMENT OF THE WEEK: I tried on a pair of jeans in my usual size this week--and they FIT! I've tried jeans on every now and then and have been depressed each time, because pairs in my usua... Read more
Weekly Wrap Up: Jan. 2-8, 2011
START WEIGHT: 215 END WEIGHT: 213 (mostly shifts in water, including the start weight
MY SINGLE GREATEST MOMENT OF THE WEEK: My 30th birthday on Friday
DID I MEET MY NUTRITIONAL GOALS FOR THE WEEK? WHY OR WHY NOT? Earlier in t... Read more
Near the beginning of this year, I created a list of goals for myself. Sadly, this has been a rough year, goal-wise. Here's a summary of my progress (or lack thereof in some cases):
• Cardio at least 4 times a week (DVD... Read more
Four jobs I have had in my life:
1. First Grade teacher
2. Second grade teacher
3. Third Grade teacher (current)
4. Fourth Grade teacher
Four movies I have watched more than once:
1. Bull Durham
2. Wayne's World
3. the M... Read more
My Trip to Lake Austin, aka How Stacy Got Her Groove Back
I’m finishing up a week-long stay at the Lake Austin Spa Resort just outside of Austin, TX. I’m here thanks to my marvelous husband, who fronted me the money to go (I AM paying him back for about half of it—the rest is a 5th anniversary/finishin... Read more
This is basically a revised version of my 2010 goals...I haven't made much progress on them up to this point in the year. The work/grad school combination was pretty brutal this semester, including a reading practicum that was like student teac... Read more
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is miserable. I've had a cold since Wednesday. I've noticed that as I get older, my colds are shorter in duration but are more intense. I took a 1/2 day from work on Wednesday, and came home and slept. Went back to work Thursday---quite possibl... Read more