Lighting a candle
Thursday, September 27, 2007      4 comments

I am lighting a candle today. Tonight, when I get home, after dark, I am lighting a candle and then doing some reading on Buddhism. This is my own vigil and my own way to show respect for this ... Burma grave, to steal a line from someone else... Read more
My new scale
Tuesday, September 25, 2007      4 comments

I did it. I went and bought myself a fancy new scale today. I'm a little nervous about getting on it, and I imagine myself setting it all up in my bathroom like a shrine and then being afraid to get on it tomorrow morning. I fear having to ad... Read more
Staying in range and other thoughts
Monday, September 24, 2007      7 comments

These past few days I have had a really hard time staying in range. Actually, I've just blown it and gone over by 200-300 each day for the past 4 days in a row, and am on track for another over range day again. Now the 7 or 8 days before m... Read more
Funky Ferndale Art Festival
Sunday, September 23, 2007      3 comments

It was definitely worth it to walk downtown yesterday. It was absolutely beautiful and I love a good art fair. And this was a good one, mostly fine art. They had several performance areas: I was surprised by the stage where a white guy was t... Read more
Saturday afternoon
Saturday, September 22, 2007      5 comments

I am trying to get ready to walk downtown to go to the art fair and I'm having a bad case of I've-got-nothing-to-wear-that'
s-flattering going on. This rarely happens to me anymore, but today it's annoying me. I have a very small wardrobe a... Read more
Technical difficulties
Wednesday, September 19, 2007      0 comments

So I'm not sure how it happened but I think I must have marked some of my Spark emails as spam in my inbox because yesterday I stopped getting any messages and later noticed that they were all being directed to my bulk email. I'm sure I deleted... Read more
Now with 10% less filler!
Tuesday, September 18, 2007      4 comments

It's a celebration in my head today as I announce I have reached the 10% loss mark! Da-da-da-duh! (Imagine trumpets here) I spent over 6 weeks at 154 and this morning I woke up, got on the scale, and my eyes nearly popped out of my head! ... Read more
Car show
Monday, September 17, 2007      0 comments

Ok, so I tried to put some photos in my blog last night and I couldn't seem to get it to work. Then this morning I get to work, go to add a blog entry, and see this photo here. It is from the car show, obviously. It's only waist high on the k... Read more
Great week, Great day
Saturday, September 15, 2007      4 comments

I really did have a good week. I exceeded my cardio goals and I feel really great. Sometimes when I push myself on cardio my body gets really achy, but I think the difference is that this week I've been getting plenty of sleep. And it's been ... Read more
Making progress
Friday, September 14, 2007      2 comments

I feel good this week. I've been staying in my calorie range, for the most part, and it's already Friday!!! I do believe I am getting a grip on this whole not smoking thing. I am doing so much better when it comes to limiting my overeating as... Read more
Excuse to go shopping
Tuesday, September 11, 2007      3 comments

So this coming Saturday a friend and I are going to a wine tasting event and Italian car show. It is being held at the home of the owner of one of the 3 casinos in Detroit, in a very high-end gated community. It is a 15 million dollar home on ... Read more
Travel Exercise Plan
Monday, September 10, 2007      1 comments

Crunches 2 12-15 Reverse Crunch 2 12-15 Superman 2 T Stand 2 12-15 Pendulum 2 12-15 Lying Straight Leg Raises 2 12-15 Modified Pushups 2 12-15 Bridges 2 12-15 Calf Raises with Chair 2 12-15 ... Read more
Someone called me skinny today
Saturday, September 08, 2007      3 comments

I went to a party this afternoon and there were a lot of people there I don't see very often, the extended families of my close friends. And several people took the time to tell me how great I looked, and one person even said she had been wonde... Read more
One goal of mine is to travel more often
Thursday, September 06, 2007      3 comments

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page. — St. Augustine Next destination ... I'd love to go to Spain, and Italy, and I think San Francisco would be great, too. I'd love to even go up north here in Michigan to... Read more
Best Tex Mex EVER!!!
Tuesday, September 04, 2007      2 comments

I have a food buzz, really. I just ate the most delicious meal and it was almost all homemade. It was better than I've had in restaurants and all in all about 400 calories. That's a big dinner for me but it was worth every calorie and more. ... Read more

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