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March Gratitude List
Thursday, March 31, 2011      0 comments

From the 1st to the 31st ~Got a book from the archives (with Jim's help) that I had been procrastinating on. Finished my preliminary bibliography! ~Productive phone calls related to my research (Forest Lawn exhibit, Historical Society... Read more
February Gratitude List
Saturday, February 26, 2011      1 comments

2/26 February Gratitude List ~A free (and cute) rental car for a month or longer! ~My pretty salt and pepper shakers (I've been searching forever for the perfect set). They are a cute pair, the princess and the frog. ~More fake p... Read more
Figures for my Figure -or- Good Measure Aftermath
Monday, February 21, 2011      1 comments

I once read somewhere that in order to maintain a certain weight you multiply that number by 14 and you come up with a figure representing your caloric requirements. Say for ... Read more
What I learned from a RELAPSE (pictures Included)
Friday, December 10, 2010      6 comments

After losing nearly 60 lbs in 2009 I spent the last year packing back on the pounds (at sometimes an alarming rate). It would be easy to stay on the track I've been traveling but I've decided to turn my life back around. It would be easy to let ... Read more
Secret Weigh In
Monday, January 26, 2009      2 comments

I decided not to weigh myself in the beginning... well that's not entirely true. I have my boyfriend weigh me every two weeks with my eyes closed. He puts the numbers in a... Read more
Wind Me Up
Sunday, January 25, 2009      2 comments

You ever been so down in the dumps you didn’t want to do anything? That’s the way I’ve been the last few days. Now that I’m better, I can only reflect back on what it was li... Read more
Dangerous Decisions
Monday, January 19, 2009      2 comments

Still hungry and feeling bad for myself; I allowed defeating thoughts to ring in my head. I began trying to rationalize more calories. Deep in the decision making process I manipulated the numbers; I'll just eat this or I’ll just have a little o... Read more
Veg'n Out
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      0 comments

If your view of portions has been as skewed as mine you will be shocked to notice that when you start eating the proper number of calories you will only have enough to just barely stave off “physical” hunger. Even then, you will only keep “physi... Read more
When enough is never enough
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      0 comments

Sometimes an irresistible desire for a large portion of more substantial food is enough to break your diet. In such cases this trick can save you. Ignore your hunger rather than tempting your urges throughout the day with bite size morsels. The ... Read more
Wicked Words of Motivation
Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

Here's some qoutes I found for diet inspiration. Be forewarned some of it is extreme. It's the kind of stuff that will shock the doughnut out of your mouth. We need all the help we can get in order to stop over eating in this pleasure addicted, ... Read more
Pointless Hording
Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

The fat laying under your skin is a consequence of pointless hording. Storing up on reserve stocks of fat serves no function when your survival is assured. You have not had to earn your sustenance the way labor intensive hunters and gathers, or ... Read more
Food is my lover
Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

I have moments when the futility of life stares me so directly in the face that I can be certain there is no god. During these times Food is my only savior. It consoles me, and conceals my eyes from the sight of that desolate place within my hea... Read more

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