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One Day at a Time
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      3 comments

I think I need to change my mindset. I am always living for the future and what my life will hopefully be like. That thinking makes me overlook my current successes and lose sight of my daily focus. I have decided to take this thing one day a... Read more
Ring the Alarm! My Pants are Tight!
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      1 comments

I have been slacking in the gym since I got back from vacation two weeks ago. I was on a cruise and it seems that whole notion about "sea legs" may be true. I have not been able to run consistently since I got back because my legs start to cra... Read more
Preparing Myself for Success
Monday, December 27, 2010      1 comments

Somehow I made it through the holiday season nearly unscathed. After a two week vaction, I did gain five pounds, two of which are already gone. I am on a mission to lose the other three over the next couple of weeks. Despite my gains I am com... Read more
Chips, Dips and Smokies, Oh my!
Friday, December 24, 2010      1 comments

I have been at work for a total of two hours and have probably consumed half of my daily calorie intake. Why you say? It's potluckday!!! Yaaayy! I get to revert back to the old fat girl that I once knew and eat unconsciously! Why have I waste... Read more
More Random %$@#
Thursday, December 23, 2010      1 comments

My mind is still mush from a vacation that lasted way too long so I figured I would just go off the cuff today with the random crap swimming around my mind. Today I wore a shirt to work that I haven't ben able to fit in almost two years. I... Read more
I'm Fat and Not so Fabulous
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      4 comments

I gained five pounds on my cruise. May sound subtle after a twelve day vacation but when I consider that it takes me 4-5 weeks of paintstaking work to shed five pounds, I am pissed. For one, I didn't drink enough water. Water was not free on ... Read more
The Slip and Slide of Vacation Dieting
Saturday, December 11, 2010      2 comments

I have been on vacay now for three days and it is mostly so far so good, with a few exceptions. My first diet dilemma came in the form of a hot and gooey Cinnabon. When I saw that sign in the airport I made the fastest beeline to those rolls. ... Read more
I Will Miss You Sparkies!
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      5 comments

Tomorrow will be my last official day in Omaha before I leave on a twelve day excursions spanning Jacksonville, Miami and Puerto Rico. Will I miss you? Of course! Am I still going to go? Damn right! There is supposedly a web cafe on the crui... Read more
I Did It! I Ran!!
Monday, December 06, 2010      6 comments

In Friday's blog I committed to running 3 miles. Well I made that committment at like one in the afternoon. That gave me ample time to back out since I wasn't off of work until five. Around three o' clock I started to feel a bit queezy and f... Read more
Random $@#!
Friday, December 03, 2010      5 comments

I don't really have a topic for my blog today but I read yeasterday that "dieters" that blog tend to lose more weight. So I thought, "You better get your fat ass online and start blogging!" Lol. I'm kidding. But their has been a lot of rando... Read more
My Thoughts on Vegetables
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      1 comments

We are supposed to eat five to six servings of fruits and vegetables a day. That number sounds so doable when you consider the notion that we should drink half our body weight in ounces of water. I drink my water; I drink based on my goal weig... Read more
My Goodbye Letter
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      5 comments

Damn you size 20 pants, I want you out!! You did nothing but cheat me for over 7 years and I am tired of it! I deserve so much better and I wouldn't get it if I stayed with you. I outgrew you several times, teetering off with the 22's, played... Read more
The Great Outdoors
Monday, November 29, 2010      3 comments

It was 56 degrees yesterday. It is the end of November in Nebraska and it was freakin' 56 degrees! No snow in sight. The sky was clear and the sun was out. The wind was slightly treacherous but it was still beautiful. I have been in a horrib... Read more
Friday, November 26, 2010      2 comments

This is more than a plateau. The total lack of energy, motivation and desire mixed with my keen interest to change my life has made for a large dose of mental drama. It is almost like I have an angel on one shoulder and a demon on the other. ... Read more
But I'm Sore!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      3 comments

That is what my body keeps telling me. Since I have committed to running a half-marathon my body has tried to whimp out on me. Joints that I never knew existed are tender to the touch and my muscles ache. It's not that I am starting to hard; ... Read more

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