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Tuesday, March 25, 2014      0 comments

So I realize that I've been sitting at the exact same weight since NOVEMBER. This is stupid. I can do better than this. I did gain a bunch over the holidays (8 lbs!) but I worked that off by the end of February. Now it's the end of March and I h... Read more
A not so new tactic
Sunday, November 10, 2013      4 comments

I bombed out last May... I got too frustrated and stressed out with trying to maintain my diet. So I gave up yet again. Somehow it was suddenly fall and my weight hadn't budged. I can't live my life like this. I need to get to a healthy we... Read more
Kicking and Screaming...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      6 comments

So the goal today is to look at my workout plan and rework it/ kick it up a notch... Do I have a workout plan? No. I go for walks with my dogs and I was using the treadmill before my vacation and will start using it again. But an exercise pl... Read more
Fiber huh?
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      6 comments

So this week's challenge is to eat a healthy dose of fiber every day. I haven't made any special effort so far, I just tracked my normal intake. I come up with a grand total of 8 grams. Oh dear. The recommended amount is 25 grams. Where am... Read more
Chug chug chug
Friday, May 24, 2013      5 comments

Either I'm talking about being the little engine that could, or I'm talking about the protein shakes I'm downing in the morning, whatever works. :D I got a bit more sleep last night and I think that's helping with my mood. (That and it's FR... Read more
Nowhere to go but up!
Thursday, May 23, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday was rock bottom for me. Burger and fries for lunch, chocolate ice cream with dinner. No walk. Bleh. I realized at the end of the day that I didn't feel any better. Thanks to everyone for their suggestions and encouragement! Tod... Read more
Just not feeling it
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      8 comments

It's hard for me not to stress out when my spouse is. He's got a huge project due in two weeks and his stress levels have infected me, even though there's nothing I can do about the situation. I need to recapture the peace and motivation I ... Read more
Dealing with cravings
Thursday, May 16, 2013      4 comments

My challenge today is to determine how I deal with cravings... First, what are my cravings? I crave chocolate, sweets, sushi, and once in awhile pizza. I also crave Booster Juice now and then. How do I deal with my cravings? 1)... Read more
Thursday, May 16, 2013      0 comments

The idea is to come back from vacation feeling refreshed... but I feel exhausted! The transit time really got to me. 24hrs of waiting around/ flights.... ick! I weighed in this morning. I'm up 2lbs from before I left. I blame it on airport ... Read more
Because not all choices can be good ones
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I went snorkeling and enjoyed the surf and sand. I ate my breakfast before I left home. What I didn't do was pack a snack or lunch. I waited too long to search out a healthy lunch. I gave in to temptation and ended up with a burger and... Read more
I climbed a crater today!
Saturday, May 04, 2013      2 comments

I'm very proud of myself! Today I made it to the top of Diamond Head Crater. I had to stop a few times. Once I could feel my pulse beating in my skull and the 2nd time my stomach was in knots. I waited it out, drank some water and carried on.... Read more
Friday, May 03, 2013      1 comments

This has to be a short entry since I don't want to be inside! How I deal with diet saboteurs. 1) Just say no 2) Find a healthy snack that will satisfy while they eat the trigger food 3) Just say no 4) Pre-portion the food/ snack so... Read more
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      2 comments

The challenge for today is to blog about what truly motivates my desire for weight loss. Primarily I want to be healthy. I know that there are health risks involved with obesity and many of them also run in my family - like diabetes. I also... Read more
Start photo
Friday, April 26, 2013      3 comments

I had my husband take a photo of me as my "start" photo. Technically it's a week 1 photo, but close enough. I HATE it. BOOOOOOOOO!!!!! How did I let this happen??? I will fix this! I think I will take my measurement... Read more

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