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The Hypertension Diagnosis
Thursday, January 02, 2014      4 comments

This holiday season brought me some eye-opening news. Over the last four months I have had a bad cold twice, which is unusual. Both times I became sick after my husband came home with something and I failed to take proper preventive precautions.... Read more
Why I went off track and why I came back!
Friday, August 23, 2013      5 comments

Two weeks ago my older brother (JJ) disappeared after a physical encounter with my younger brother. (Tim). JJ has bipolar disorder and has been refusing to take medication. It has been stressful on my parents and my family because, as a res... Read more
Week 3 - Do Work!
Sunday, August 04, 2013      2 comments

It's the first day of Week 3 and I'm pumped! I feel like I'm really on a roll and have made several small changes to my diet, and keep doing so. I made some delicious whole wheat banana bread over the weekend. Yum! So healthy, too. I... Read more
Friday, August 02, 2013      3 comments

The Japanese have this saying that basically means, "You can do it! Good Luck! Work hard! Don't give up!" all in one. I love that saying and often say it to myself to keep motivated. ... Read more
New Workout Clothes
Thursday, August 01, 2013      2 comments

I've needed new workout clothes for awhile now. I usually just wear the same sweat pants I've had forever (with a couple smalls holes) and a t-shirt. So, I went to Target earlier and went . . .well . . . a little crazy. ... Read more
Pizza Face
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      3 comments

I had a late night pizza binge last night. It wasn't good. It was only two pieces, but I still feel terrible about it today. I just love pizza. But, today is new day... Read more
Smart Goals (Week 2)
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      1 comments

Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely Nutrition: Eat 5-6 servings of fruits and veggies each day Drink at least 8 cups of water each day Eat within 1200-1550 calorie range each day ... Read more
Feast and Famine
Monday, July 29, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was the beginning of Week 2 and I feel great! I have lots of momentum and have been doing really well with my diet. I have made several small changes and they're all adding up to a pretty positive flow. I don't know how much weig... Read more
Something strangely awesome just happened . . .
Saturday, July 27, 2013      6 comments

"This is where the strange part begins. And it's a really good strange. It's a wonderful strange. A noticeable strange. " Strangely Wonderful I had somewhat of an emotional day. I am feeling frustrated with some misc. issues and I hit... Read more
Endometriosis and Emotional Eating
Wednesday, July 24, 2013      1 comments

In early 2006 I underwent laporoscopic surgery for endometriosis. It turned out that I had some other things going on "in there" that were all cause for the immense amount of pain I had been experiencing, especially around my menstrual cycle. ... Read more
Watergate (The Personal Struggle with H2O)
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      5 comments

I know I shouldn't live in the past, but sometimes I can't help but think back to five years ago when I was losing weight at a steady rate and living the healthiest I ever had. I need to break free from this comparison of then and now. One of th... Read more
Here I am . . .again
Thursday, February 12, 2009      0 comments

I blew it. It's frustrating because I read statistics about how after weight loss, it's such a high percentage of people that gain back. I thought, "not me!" But I did (some of it). It's okay though . . .after I freaked out about it, I reached ... Read more
being realistic
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      0 comments

I have gained 15 pounds since I've been home from Japan. I have been eating way too much. My workout schedue is good. I have incorporated a lot of strength training, but the fact that I over eat and eat too late doesn't help . . .so here I go ... Read more
determined, but lacking motivation
Thursday, July 31, 2008      0 comments

I would really love to make my goal weight by my birthday of 145 pounds. My life is going really well right now. I feel positive and am looking forward to starting graduate school. My moods are consistent. I know I can get there, but rig... Read more
ten more pounds
Friday, March 28, 2008      0 comments

okay! enough excuses, I need to get back on the ball! I have been off my training for almost four weeks adjusting to being back in the U.S. I really need to get with it! Only ten more pounds and I've reached my goal. I think I will be pretty goo... Read more

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