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Cruise Control
Thursday, December 09, 2010      8 comments

Is that a GREAT title or what? Sometimes I crack myself up. emoticon So of course this is a dangerous time ... Read more
Checking In
Monday, December 06, 2010      9 comments

This is the time of year I have lists to keep track of my lists. I'm doing OK, not great, but am still exercising and trying to eat relatively healthily although it has eluded me several times in the past week. Finals this week to give and... Read more
Latest and Greatest?
Thursday, December 02, 2010      7 comments

Have you noticed ALL the new diets advertised on TV? Geez Louise, it used to be the ads started after the holidays. So what's with the fast-forward? Weight Watchers has released their new diet, and I saw the "17 day diet" being touted on ... Read more
Happy Retirement, Potluck Lady!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      9 comments

For eight years I've worked with an older single lady who has always put herself in charge of organized the building's social events. And she loves a potluck! Potlucks to celebrate the beginning of the semester, the end of the semester, ... Read more
Back to It!
Monday, November 29, 2010      8 comments

Had a great Thanksgiving -- how about you? My foot is bothering me (again) so even though I got up at 4 a.m. I decided not to get on the dreadmill. I'm thinking about seeing another podiatrist as the current one doesn't seem to take my pai... Read more
Does Drinking Water Help?
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      8 comments

Found this article on Yahoo! this morning. Here's one paragraph so I don't get in trouble with the copyright police: "In the most recent, a randomized trial published in the journal Obesity in February, scientists at Virginia Tech followed... Read more
Ready for the Week
Monday, November 22, 2010      5 comments

Last week was a lousy week but hey, today starts a new one. We are leaving tomorrow for 4 nights camping; our last camping trip until next spring or summer. I have all our meals planned including Thanksgiving dinner -- turkey legs in the crock... Read more
Yowzer! Time Flies!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      7 comments

Can't believe I haven't blogged since SUNDAY. It's been a whirlwind around here. I changed books this semester for one of my classes and I WAS ahead several chapters until now! So I'm working a day ahead of the students!! ... Read more
Day Six, it clicks!
Sunday, November 14, 2010      7 comments

OK, it's a pretty lame rhyme but it's the best I've got! emoticon I've had a successful weekend. Today TC ... Read more
Day 4 - Who could ask for more?
Saturday, November 13, 2010      8 comments

...yeah, I'm going to run out of these cutesy-rhyming titles soon, but for now I'm having fun! I did OK yesterday, but not great. Felt tired and draggy (I had worked out twice on Thursday), so I just did one mile on the treadmill. Hey, be... Read more
Day 3 - Wheee!
Friday, November 12, 2010      6 comments

...went great. Walked 3 miles on the road with TC in the morning. Did Zumba (or Zombie, as TC calls it) after work. Planned my meals and stuck to the plan. Recorded my food, drank my water. Read my cards, thought about what I really want ou... Read more
Day 2 to Goal
Thursday, November 11, 2010      7 comments

...went swimmingly. I read my book, actually pondered a card or two instead of flipping through them like the first one done wins. I turned the radio off while driving to work and really thought about the "who I am" vs. the "who I want to be."... Read more
First Day to Goal
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      8 comments

Ha! Had my first "clean" day in weeks. It felt great to be back in control, even for one day! I had my dates mixed up--my late-night event is next week, so last night I came home at the regular time and ate a healthy dinner at the table. ... Read more
On the right track
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      6 comments

I love the Will Rogers quote that goes something like, "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." Well, I've just been sitting on the right track for a couple of weeks now and it's not enough to get me w... Read more
back and ready
Friday, November 05, 2010      7 comments

I'm feeling much better today and am ready to get back to the Beck basics, tracking my food, and exercising daily. I had a busy week at school with preregistration but now things will settle back down to normal-busy. I'm going to be happ... Read more

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