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Awesome April + Helping or Hindering?
Monday, April 01, 2013      9 comments

I want to take a minute to evaluate where I am on this journey and identify things that may help or hinder me in my pursuit to make it into the 180's this month. WHERE I AM: I'm very proud of my accomplishments and looking forward to m... Read more
Sunday on the Farm
Sunday, March 31, 2013      7 comments

Today, my husband and I went to the open house for our CSA! CSA is community supported agriculture. Basically, we pay to support a local farm and in exchange we get an awesome bounty of fruits and vegetables once a week. It is not expensi... Read more
March Results and April Goals
Friday, March 29, 2013      10 comments

Fitness Minutes: 2,350 Pounds lost: 5.8 My goals for March were: 1) Track nutrition every day. ... Read more
Rule of thumb
Friday, March 29, 2013      5 comments

I ate in an unrestricted fashion for two days this week. In those two days, I gained three pounds. I've been back to my regular diet and workouts since then and have almost lost the three pounds. But I estimate it will take at least five ... Read more
My Secret Weapon
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      11 comments

The last two days have been less than ideal nutritionally. Fatty foods. Refined carbohydrates. Sweets. But for the first time ever, I realize, it's going to be okay. Because I am moving towards my goal. And in order to meet my goal, I ... Read more
Handling the Holidays
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      10 comments

Last night was the first night of Passover! Usually, I handle the holidays by tuning out mentally, not tracking, not getting my water, and eating as much as I can of the worst possible choices. Yesterday, I admittedly made some poor choice... Read more
Fun with Weight Loss Collages (PICS)
Sunday, March 24, 2013      14 comments

The fluffier photos are from June, the slimmer ones from this week. "Before" from 2010, "aft... Read more
Tips for Good Restaurant Eatin'
Friday, March 22, 2013      12 comments

I've managed to lose weight this year even while eating out in restaurants. Restaurants have always been a trouble zone for me. I've had extreme difficulty policing my intake. In the past, I've used restaurant meals as an excuse to binge. Bu... Read more
Friday, March 22, 2013      29 comments

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Good News!
Thursday, March 21, 2013      16 comments

We got the new scale. It only weighs me a few pounds differently from the old one but is a lot more consistent. Oddly enough, it weighed my husband my husband at MORE and me at LESS, but I think there's a reasonable explanation for that: me lo... Read more
Broken Scale, Mid-Week Check-In, Cookies and an NSV!
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      10 comments

My scale is broken -- boo! We got it as a wedding present almost five years ago. It is a nice digital scale that balances on four little feet. One of the feet snapped off. I've been using it still but it is clearly compromised. I'm ... Read more
Confronting Your Fears
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      11 comments

Today, I am conquering a big fear with a seemingly miniscule act. I am going to the dentist. I won't say how long it has been since I last visited the dentist. But I will say that I have allowed my fear and inertia to keep me out of t... Read more
Lunchbox Accountability (Pic) and Note to Self
Monday, March 18, 2013      12 comments

Here's what I have in my lunchbox today: 1) A salad of mixed greens, cabbage, orange slices and slivered almonds with a home made ponzu vinagrette on the side. 2) A... Read more
Goals for the Week
Monday, March 18, 2013      8 comments

Here are my goals for 3/18 - 3/24. 1) Stick to nutritional goals. 2) Stick to exercise goals. 3) Encourage myself with kind words and loving acts. 4) Not freak out about the number on the scale. Good news: bought a size L denim j... Read more
Happy yet Motivated
Sunday, March 17, 2013      7 comments

Can you be happy with where you're at in your journey and yet still feel motivated to change? I want to lose more weight. But I'm also thrilled with my current weight. Is it possible to be happy with my body and yet still want to change it? ... Read more

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