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118 days until 2013...4 months to do something amazing with the rest of 2012!
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      2 comments

So, there are 118 days until 2013 is here. 4 months to still make 2012 awesome if you make a plan and start today! What can you come up with to end 2012 strong? It doesn't have to be weight related either!... Read more
I have to recommit for me...no one else
Sunday, August 26, 2012      7 comments

I have to choose to get healthy for me. I can't do it for my kids just because I "should". I can't do it because the doctor told me to, even though that is true. I can't do it for a wishy-washy boyfriend, my negative and stressed out family, my ... Read more
Ate today...crap, more crap...zero nutrition food...
Saturday, August 25, 2012      2 comments

Why can't I seem to divorce my food choices from my emotions?? Today I ate...essentially...crap food, zero nutrition, basically should be considered negative nutrition...all without THINKING of course! My baseline food choices are caffeine,... Read more
Dear self...
Thursday, August 09, 2012      7 comments

Stop eating crap food. You are not a trash can. Food is not love. Food is not companionship. Food is not friendship, sleep, a break or happiness. That is all. K ... Read more
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      5 comments

Well, I graduated with my Ph.D and my lease ended June 1st so after 6 years in Minnesota we packed up what we could move and drove to Florida to see my mom and aunt and brother for the summer with the intent of figuring out where I'd be teaching... Read more
Need motivation
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      3 comments

The scale, whether it is going up or down is just information. It is up to me what I choose to do with that information. The tape measure is just giving me information about how I'm doing, am I going half way during workouts or am I going a... Read more
Taking good care of me...
Saturday, May 19, 2012      5 comments

I'm noticing I'm eating less and eating normal portions pretty consistently which is making me happy! It does mean I bring food home when I eat out and I'm throwing food away, but I keep reminding myself I'm NOT a trashcan! I'm noticing tha... Read more
Monday, May 14, 2012      6 comments

I know when I 'm over calories again and it revved up my appetite for several days after. I overeat, so I want to overeat MORE. A negative spiral. If I'm overeating, I don't feel like exercise. I'm on vacation this week and there is food ev... Read more
Reminder: I only need to worry about me.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      2 comments

I was just talking with my mom who got Sparked to reduce her weight, probably in part from me talking about it and from my best friend who lost 100 pounds since Oct 31st...and she has already lost 8 pounds and she is just walking to dog and payi... Read more
I'm proud of me!!!
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

I am proud of me! I want to remember that and come back here and read this on the down days when I'm tired or things aren't moving fast enough. Today I WOKE UP HAPPY. There was no reason, it was a normal day, but I just woke up HAPPY. I ca... Read more
Remember P.E.? Jumping Jacks...
Sunday, April 29, 2012      1 comments

Oh my...I joined fitocracy (it's a site that makes fitness challenges into a game with points) since I'm willing to try anything to see what will motivate me to consistently exercise and it's free... So, I logged my dancing workout and it h... Read more
{Sigh} I'm really going to have to get serious about this...but I HAVE improved in a month of being
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      7 comments

Well, I've been on SparkPeople a month now and some amazing things HAVE happened (I need to remind myself of that)... I've lost between 8-9 pounds in a month and reduced 2.5 inches at my waist. Of course, I want so much more, but at least ... Read more
Consistency & the Rebel...
Monday, April 16, 2012      2 comments

I've been starting to think about this trait on and off in myself for awhile now...at some point in my life so long ago now that I've forgotten how or why it started I decided to be a rebel. Not just a rebel, but pretty much anti-authority. I re... Read more
Crazy super stress & mindless eating day :(
Saturday, April 14, 2012      5 comments

SUPER STRESSFUL DAY & A FRIDAY - the day my dissertation changes were due, they took all day and I was rushing and stressed the whole day and the drive in crazy traffic up there. Really wanted pizza & more coke...drank 4 Coke's while finishing t... Read more
Exercise that is fun!?! Making progress building bit by bit...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      3 comments

The new Dancing with the Stars for Weight Loss DVD is fun, I did the Intro, the Salsa and the Samba sections yesterday...the jive was super fast, but I'll be stumbling along with that one soon, but I just did the first parts so far. I have no d... Read more

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