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The power of the scale
Monday, August 13, 2012      1 comments

I haven't weighed myself for 3 days. This may not sound like much, but I am a bit obsessed with the scale. I routinely weigh myself at least twice a day. The power that damn thing has had over my mood is ridiculous! In the past, I have had days... Read more
Great weekend
Sunday, August 12, 2012      2 comments

I have not posted, though I said I would. Forgive me! I have hiked the woods everyday, am sooo enjoying it! I keep looking for the "right" eating plan for me. I have read all the books, tried all the plans. In the end, for me, I believe the tric... Read more
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      2 comments

Stayed on plan today. Woohoo! Not any exercise to speak of, other than walking around at work. Feeling a little down today, though I'm not sure why. Some chocolate would make me feel better....well, probably, for a few minutes anyway, but no. No... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, August 06, 2012      1 comments

Stayed on plan today. Ate healthy and was able to skip the ice cream we had at work! Getting ready to mow the lawn, which is my exercise for today. Spent the time after work getting my son ready for college...classess, books, schedules, m... Read more
This Weeks Goals
Sunday, August 05, 2012      1 comments

This weeks goals are: No fried foods At least 2 more 1-2 hour hikes Limit "bad" carbs to special occasions only. I am going to watch my carbs across the board. Anytime I have been successful in weight loss, it is because I watch... Read more
Back in the loop
Monday, July 30, 2012      1 comments

I have been out of the loop for a couple of weeks. Started a new job that has kept me quite busy. I would like to say that I have lost several pounds and kept to my exercise routine throughout this transition, but I would be lying. I haven't gai... Read more
Friday, early morning
Friday, July 06, 2012      5 comments

I have insomnia. Most nights I am lucky to get 4-5 hours of sleep. Most days this doesn't bother me. As they say, "I'll sleep when I'm dead". Tonight though I am sore and tired and stressed. Stressed about the new job, stressed about my ever flu... Read more
Happy 4th of July!
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      1 comments

I bought the book, The Spark, and spent all night reading it. I really like it. Started today with a renewed motivation, a "spark" of my own. I have been writing down all of my food but have not tracked calories. I'm probably gonna need to do t... Read more
Happy Tuesday!
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      2 comments

I took the weekend off from blogging as we had guests. Friends without power after the storm. Continued to eat pretty well though. We grilled chicken, sautéed spinach, made some potatoes and then had chicken salads the next day with the leftover... Read more
Friday, June 29, 2012      5 comments

I overate last night. I was anxious about an upcoming meeting this morning and was feeling physically hungry...alot. I really was feeling hungry. Thinking about it now, I know it was because of my anxiety over my meeting. Here's another confessi... Read more
Thursday, June 28, 2012      3 comments

I have kept to my food plan today, but have not exercised at all. I did not sleep well last night and it's 102 degrees here...sounds like excuses dont it?! I am rather unmotivated today. Gonna go to bed early. Tomorrow is a new day!! My friend i... Read more
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      1 comments

Last night my DD wanted smores. Craving them she said. She's a healthy girl, of a healthy weight. She knows I have been working on my weight, exercising, eating healthy. She also knows my weakness for chocolate. I admit I was kinda mad at her. H... Read more
Good Day
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      1 comments

Good day today. Took my daughter to a friend's horse farm for some riding. Her, not Perhaps I will add horse riding to my list of things I will enjoy when I lose some of this weight. I could get on now, but I think I'll hold off . ... Read more
A new start
Monday, June 25, 2012      2 comments

Today I found out that I got the job! I currently work, but have been feeling restless of late and decided to look into my options. I interviewed 3 times for this new opportunity and they finally called today! I am excited. Like all new things t... Read more
Day 1, again
Sunday, June 24, 2012      1 comments

Today is my son's 19th birthday. I love that kid and his sister too. It got me thinking about other birthdays, mine actually. How much I weighed when I turned 20, or 30. I remember saying at 39 years old, that I would not go into my 40's unhealt... Read more