Slow Bike Ride
After yesterday's immense amount of exercise I just wanted to do a little something today, so I went for a slow bike ride. Very humid though, so I still got sweaty. Felt a little worn out, maybe because I couldn't sleep very well last night, m... Read more
Let's Try Not to Be So OCD About This
My doctor did tell me she suspects I have OCD once because I was flipping out over long-shot potential medical conditions (long story). Now I know I'm healthy though, and I don't do that anymore.
But I am getting a bit OCD about my weight ... Read more
A Couple Things to Add to Last Entry
First my dinner...I used the nutrition tracker to find the closest matches I could to what I ate at the restaurant, and it's telling me I only had 1,036 calories today!!! (I try to eat 1,500 per day.)
Second, I just learned about a REALLY u... Read more
I have been on this incredible high all day. I can't get over how fantastic I feel. I was feeling a bit guilty about not working out yesterday, and today was weigh-in day, and I'm not working this week, so I decided today was going to be super... Read more
How cool that you can add pictures to a blog entry. Very appropriate to show my new bridesmaid dress! I ordered it back in April when my goal weight was 124 and I was absolutely convinced I'd be able to get there. The shop had the same dress ... Read more
My Quick Jogging Loop
There is a short loop around my neighborhood I jog when I don't have time for anything longer. I just did the mileage of it - it is 1.47 miles. Last time I jogged it in 14 minutes, 14 seconds. If I calculated correctly, that's about 6.2 mph o... Read more
137.6 today and feelin' fine. :)
Went to Old Navy, where I think sizes run big. They must, because I was actually able to squeeze my lower half into a size 2 pencil skirt!!! I was definitely between a 4-6 there, but I still didn't buy any... Read more
What is "Willpower"?
I'm not going to try to take credit for this idea...I actually think I first read about it in Dr. Phil's weightloss book a few years ago. But it makes so much sense, and I'm living it now, so I want to write about it.
Everybody knows you n... Read more
Now I Know it Works
It has now officially been two weeks since I started eating 1,500 calories a day (actually it's usually closer to 1,480). I started two weeks ago weighing 140.6. After one week I weighed 140.8 (but my weight had done this funky jump up thing f... Read more
I'm blogging about my lunch so that I can remember how yummy it was and make it again! In my quest to check out new and exciting fruits and vegetables, I came across a frozen bag of organic mixed mushrooms. (They also had shiitake which I will... Read more
Today's Bike Ride
135 west to 126 North to 27 South to 135 east. 1 hour, 18 minutes, 35 seconds. 16.05 miles. Approx. 12.25 mph, 4.9 minutes per mile. Fun factor OFF THE CHARTS!!! :) :) :)... Read more
This morning I weighed myself three times...139.4, 138.8, 138.4. I lost a pound in a half hour, heehee! (@Jess')
So I'm almost positive that 1,500 calories is going to work for me.
Tried on 4s and 6s at H&M yesterday. Some 4s fit ver... Read more
Up just a littttttttle bit from yesterday. but it was on the scale at my place and yesterday's was on the scale at Jess', so maybe my weight didn't "really" go up at all.
I actually think I might be more toned in my "problem area" - butt a... Read more
Yay! Maybe I am losing weight afterall? Yesterday I went for a bike ride that was about 30-40 minutes and then a hike with two other Sparkers (from the Boston team) that was about 2 hours long, so no wonder I lost weight! Yay! I am hoping tha... Read more
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1,500 Feels Good
140.0 today. I knew it was going to be a good weigh-in just by looking at my tummy this morning. :)
At 1,500 calories per day, I don't really get hungry, except sometimes right before bed when it's been a few hours since dinner - and when ... Read more