TRICIA0623's Blogs

Vacation - literal & figurative
Friday, June 07, 2013      6 comments

Well - I have been on a figurative vacation from caring for myself. No exercise for a very long time (until yesterday when I did True Blue TNT & a little swimming & my body is sore today!), no food tracking, eating & drinking anything & everythi... Read more
success cooking at home
Monday, April 22, 2013      2 comments

Rocco's Chicken Tenders From Now Eat This! Diet by Rocco DiSpirito. Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 1/2 cups whole wheat panko bread crumbs, such as Ian’s All-Natural 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning, such ... Read more
“Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Choke
Friday, January 25, 2013      14 comments

I hesitate to say I would change anything about my past. the main thing I always think I would change is that I would finish college & have gotten a degree. But....then I probably would not have met & married my husband who is the best man in ... Read more
ups, downs & lessons learned in week 1..
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      10 comments

Made it through the first week of this BLC. I feel more committed & more serious & determined then I have in a long time. Lots of positives for the week: I tracked every bite (even the not so good bites!) & stayed within my calorie ra... Read more
shocking wii news...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      19 comments

got out my wii fit tonight. I always found it very motivating to see my weight & BMI & wii fit age, plus watch my little mii shrink (or expand as the case may be) Well - I had not been on that sucker in one whole year & I am ashamed & ... Read more
slow & steady plan for the week
Monday, November 12, 2012      5 comments

I am still feeling excellent after surgery. However, if I push to hard my body QUICKLY shuts me down. so, my plan is to slowly get back to regular exercise. Goal/plan for this week: walk (outside or on treadmill) 4 times for ... Read more
healthier chicken & rice bake
Sunday, October 14, 2012      6 comments

My old chicken & rice bake used cream of chicken soup & white rice. Modified it to: boneless, skinless chicken tenders, diced onion, diced garlic, pepper & paprika in crockpot. cover with diet 7-up (sounds weird I know but it makes th... Read more
Saturday, September 22, 2012      19 comments

well - I am home & feeling great now - but things did not go quite as I planned with the surgery (when do they ever?) I went to the hospital at 5:15am & after a day of fasting & no caffeine & stress I had a migraine :// Was very, very nervo... Read more
Countdown to surgery....54 days. Day 1 of getting on track & more fit
Monday, July 30, 2012      8 comments

Have been mostly a slacker since BLC ended - especially on the eating front. The better care I take of myself the next 54 days - the easier I will recover from surgery. Today's plan: 1) no diet coke - only water. I have beat thi... Read more
& my doctor said....
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      17 comments

so...saw my obgyn today. I love her! she is very matter of fact & up to date on current procedures & familiar w/ my issues. I had not seen her in 2 years & no surprise to either of us, my symptoms have gotten worse. so...hysterectomy is t... Read more
summer plan when on break from BLC
Monday, July 16, 2012      6 comments

I have been doing pretty well consistently exercising (thank you pool!) I have been doing ok eating whole foods & lots of freggies (thank you summer goodies like watermelon, green beans, strawberries & corn on the cob!) I have been get... Read more
Where does the time go? A plan to fit in healthy choices
Sunday, May 13, 2012      6 comments

On April 30th I posted my plan for this Biggest Loser Challenge. It was/is: 1) participation not perfection - the spy mantra is so apt for me & my main focus 2) eat less, move more 3) eat when hungry, sleep when tired, move when bored ... Read more
BLC plan: simplicity = success (I hope!)
Monday, April 30, 2012      8 comments

I have done several BLC & I participate & generally do ok, but, if I fall off track with eating or exercise or have an event - I throw away any progress I have made - so....for this round I have some simple mantras I plan to follow: 1) part... Read more
inspiration from spark friends
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      5 comments

2 fantastic lists I found from Heather1969 & Kaliswalker & shamelessly copies for encouragement - first one on moving forward & last one on having a positive attitude. Planning to add my tailored to me version later today!!! ...reaching my... Read more
a solid week #1
Monday, February 06, 2012      6 comments

I achieved all the goals I set for myself during my re-start week #1. 1) Do not eat after 8p (most days I did not eat after 7p & at least 3 days I did not eat after 6p!) 2) no beer (& actually I had no alcohol of any kind) 3) no pizza ... Read more

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