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Nervous about upcoming speech
Sunday, March 21, 2010      2 comments

I joined Toastmasters to help me get over my speaking anxieties and I have my first speech this Tues (Icebreaker). Geez am I ever nervous! Through this process I've learned that some of my anxiety comes from some real issues with memory. I ... Read more
March is get-back-on-track time
Sunday, March 07, 2010      0 comments

Whew! February was very stressful. We had 2 weeks of workshops at our martial arts school to celebrate the Chinese New Year and we added a fundraiser to raise money for Haiti earthquake relief. We had a blast (raised @ $5,000 for CARE's Hai... Read more
Keeping within my range
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      0 comments

On the higher end of my calorie range but still within it. Nutritional goals being met, but I need to be more active. Snowed in for a week and feeling it. ... Read more
How do I maintain focus?
Monday, February 08, 2010      1 comments

I find that I get derailed mainly when I have deadlines and am super-busy. When I can focus on food and exercise, it's much easier. But when I have to knuckle down and focus on something else intensely, it is really hard! Chocolate especia... Read more
Getting back on track
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      1 comments

Life got crazy busy in Nove/Dec, but I'm back and ready to "get with the program." Want to lose 10 pounds by the end of April.... Read more
Sticking with plan despite stress
Tuesday, July 22, 2008      0 comments

Weighed 146.25 this morning! The first few weeks were very slow and then - bam - a big weight loss. That seems to be par for the course....for me. Today was really tough. We started summer camp this week at our martial arts school and ended... Read more
Mental Reflection on Why I Like to Eat
Friday, July 18, 2008      0 comments

Fixed a delicious bowl of Cheerios, soy milk, and berries this morning. Less Cheerios and milk than usual. Discovered that I was full after eating about 1/2 of the mixture. But I WANTED to eat more of it. Determined to stop because I was full, ... Read more
Garden Sweat
Thursday, July 17, 2008      0 comments

Whew! My friend, Marie, came over to help me prepare my garden beds for a fall garden. Did I ever sweat!!! We had on our hats, long sleeve shirts (both oldies from our husbands), long pants and sturdy shoes. They really helped prevent bug bites ... Read more
Low calorie foods to beat snack attacks
Wednesday, July 16, 2008      0 comments

There was a thread on one of the message boards about "secret ingredients". Great thread. Here's part of what I posted: Bell pepper! I like the red, yellow, and orange. I cut them up into strips or bite-size pieces. They have nice crunch to... Read more
There's nothing like a best friend
Monday, July 14, 2008      1 comments

My friend, Marie, came over so that we could walk at our local park. She so often goes out of the way to be there for me. I'm so lucky to have her for a friend. If we can keep this up, maybe we can finally shed some pounds. We're both stru... Read more

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