In the game
Wednesday, April 16, 2008      5 comments

"The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want." - Ben Stein So I'm proud of myself, I did actually cycle low on Monday and yesterday ate under my goal average so I am doing well. Making dinner for... Read more
Sometimes I think too much
Monday, April 14, 2008      4 comments

"There is chaos under the heavens and the situation is excellent." -Chinese proverb I haven't been feeling as good about myself as I should lately, even though I am being bombarded by excellent signs of progress. It's like I am so focuse... Read more
8 months
Saturday, April 12, 2008      3 comments

Today is my anniversary as a quitter: Quit Date is: 8/12/2007 10:30:00 PM Time Smoke-Free: 243 days, 15 hours, 42 minutes and 27 seconds Cigarettes NOT smoked: 7310 Lifetime Saved: 1 month, 25 days, 20 hours Money Saved: $1,830.... Read more
A new week begins
Friday, April 11, 2008      2 comments

Okay, so I've been feeling a little down on myself because it seems try as I might I just can't get a handle on my eating and now I'm pms and have some other stress, too. Not that my eating is even out of control, it's just not as regimented as... Read more
My eating plan
Wednesday, April 09, 2008      3 comments

My plan is basically to eat when I'm hungry. No, that's not fair. I do mostly clean eating and make almost all of my own food ... hardly ever do I eat packaged foods. I make an effort to eat lots of fruits and veggies, and do track my fiber a... Read more
Tuscan Tuna with Grilled Tomato, Onion, and White Bean Salad
Sunday, April 06, 2008      2 comments

From "Cooking the Real Age Way" I recently made this recipe as a romantic dinner for two and it was a huge hit. I have made it several times since with some modifications. Prep Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 10 min 4 servings 314 ... Read more
Press On
Saturday, April 05, 2008      2 comments

"Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelic... Read more
Friday, April 04, 2008      5 comments

"There is no greatness where simplicity, goodness and truth are absent." - Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Last week I lost 2 pounds and now this week I have gained back 3 pounds. I was so happy to move past 150 into the 140's that I haven't wante... Read more
March Review
Monday, March 31, 2008      2 comments

I did really very well in March and even lost 3 pounds! Could do better still on my caloric intake. MARCH GOALS: 1. Stay in range (or follow calorie cycling guidelines below) 2. Strength train 10 times 10/10 3. 2000 fitness ... Read more
Monday, March 31, 2008      3 comments

I have been on an ibuprofen regimen for the past few months (maybe since Oct or Nov) where I am taking 600 mg every 4-6 hours. It is the only thing I have been taking for the tmj and has really helped alleviate the low-grade pain and muscle inf... Read more
Stick to the plan, man!
Friday, March 28, 2008      3 comments

Blog assignment: Re-evaluate your exercise and eating plans. Write what you have done wrong, what has helped, and what you plan to accomplish in the future My eating and exercise plans are awesome. They suit my life perfectly. I have rea... Read more
Almost unbelievable
Thursday, March 27, 2008      4 comments

I knew once spring got here I would begin losing weight again ... seriously I did not lose a single pound throughout all of winter, from Dec 20 until Mar 24. But amazingly, almost unbelievably, I have lost 2 pounds this week! I weighed in at 1... Read more
Positive Feedback
Tuesday, March 25, 2008      2 comments

"They can do all because they think they can." - Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC) Attitude determines everything. We all create our own experience. What kind of experience are you creating in your life today? I create health, wealth, love and pros... Read more
Busted through to 149
Monday, March 24, 2008      2 comments

I weighed in at 149.9 this morning! I'll take it! I've been stuck for over 3 months at 150+ and am so happy to see the scale show me something new! How exciting! This is really good because my life has been very active lately. I've been... Read more
On track
Friday, March 21, 2008      1 comments

I've doing very well this month on my goals so far. I am doing good with the calorie cycling, though still eating a little too much. Will try to do better with the new week beginning today. My goal is the stay at or below the daily avera... Read more

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