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No Resolutions, Just Goals
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

For years I used to list a set of goals for myself that I wished to accomplish for the year. I never called them "resolutions" because I think that word carries some sort of evil curse or something. When you call it a "resolution" it never gets... Read more
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre- Goal Achieved!
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      2 comments

Me with my UCSD Alumni mini padfolio! 6/5/10 (205lbs) This Sunday, June 13th at 5:00pm, I will walk across a stage in a black cap 'n' gown, with my blue and white tassl... Read more
Lorna's Anti-Oxidant Salad
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

My wonderful, awesome boss Lorna gave me this incredibly delicious salad last week. I've been hooked on it ever since. Dark, leafy greens Garbanzo Beans Grape Tomatoes Fresh Raspberries Fresh Blueberries Fresh Sliced Strawberries ... Read more
No wonder!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      8 comments

So, I had a revelation last night... I'm so stressed out and under so much pressure, from others and from myself, there's no wonder I've been gaining weight instead of losing it. Hell, I'd even go so far as to say its possible I'm depress... Read more
When it REALLY bites you in the rear...
Thursday, October 01, 2009      2 comments

Boy oh boy, when it rains, it pours... as per the usual law of nature. I had such high hopes for this upcoming quarter. It was to start the final year of my UCSD career. Good things were supposed to happen. I was taking a class that I was ex... Read more
Food Cravings, Interesting Theory!
Sunday, May 31, 2009      2 comments

How to Dog Whisper Your Food Cravings Warm, fudgy chocolate cake. Melt-in-your-mouth fettuccine alfredo. An icy flute of champagne. Gee, thanks a lot, MDA. Whether it’s for garlic knots or a tuna melt, the temptation to ... Read more
Sparkpeople Convention 2009
Sunday, May 03, 2009      7 comments

Wow, what can I say about the Sparkpeople Convention that hasn't been echoed by everyone else who attended? It was an amazing experience, with so many great lessons to be learn... Read more
Goal Items
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      2 comments

So, for my Spark Team, we've all decided to select a clothing item that we currently own that does not fit and make it a motivator to get back into it. I happen to have two items. And, since I'm not able to sleep, I will now commence posting my... Read more
Second Weigh-In of the Year!
Sunday, February 01, 2009      3 comments

I lost 3 more pounds in the last two weeks! Another victory for stressed out and burned out! Woo! School is still hectic and crazy. It feels like this quarter is constantly fluid. Each week my schedule changes. My four classes are so m... Read more
2 Pounds down! (50 more to go)
Sunday, January 18, 2009      3 comments

The last two weeks have been extraordinarily tough and stressful. Winter quarter started at UCSD and my schedule is already hell on earth! I am taking 4 classes, which believe it or not, is INSANE! They recommend sticking to 3 per quarter. B... Read more
Lazy Man's Workout?
Friday, December 26, 2008      0 comments

From Elle magazine TAKE IT LYING DOWN For each exercise, aim for two to three sets of 10 to 15 reps each. On the final rep, hold position for 10 seconds. Depending on how many of each you do, you’ll need about an hour to complete the rout... Read more
RIP My Kitty
Friday, October 31, 2008      5 comments

So... I got a great phone call this evening as my student council meeting was wrapping up. Some stupid, speeding motherf*cker hauled ass down my residential street in El Centro... ... and killed my cat. I now have no more ca... Read more
Back in the Saddle Again!!
Wednesday, October 29, 2008      3 comments

Getting my wisdom teeth out was simultaneously a huge pain in the ass and a ginormous blessing. I was so ill for two weeks. But, I lost 14lbs. (I've gained some back, as I should expect for a body going into starvation mode.) I've been eatin... Read more
Cut 'em off! Gimme prosthetics!
Thursday, July 24, 2008      2 comments

So... Bad news at the doctor today. I finally got my poor broken pata's under an x-ray machine. The miracle of technology- it only took 10 minutes for me to view my foot pics. So, my doc shows me the top shots of my feet, which look fine... Read more
If I sabotage my life any more, the CIA will have to arrest me
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      6 comments

Good Lord. I am on a downward spiral. In everything I've got to do. I haven't gotten any exercise in in about two weeks. I have eated horribly. I haven't tracked anything- food, exercise, etc in even longer. I'm sure I'm way back over ... Read more

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