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Not good.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      5 comments

I almost called in sick to work today because I couldn't stand the idea of going out into the world for people to see me. I looked in the mirror and I thought "who is that sad, fat girl standing in front of me?" I know her. I used to be her... Read more
Funeral thoughts.
Thursday, May 10, 2012      1 comments

I went to my Great Uncle Bob's funeral yesterday. He lived a full life, and he had been sick and suffering, but his passing was still sad. His wife and kids had put together a number of poster-sized boards of pictures of his life - his wed... Read more
Best websites for healthy recipes.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      2 comments

I love to cook. I find most recipes online and use the SparkRecipes recipe calculator to figure out nutrition information. My favorite places to find recipes: - Gina's Skinny Recipes. (http://www.skinnytaste.com/) Gina is a mom w... Read more
Plateau-ing cheerfully along.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      6 comments

Weighed myself this morning...same old, same old. I almost didn't weigh in because I was so scared I'd gained (no real reason to think this). I'm precisely where I have been since the end of March. But that's actually great. Reasons ... Read more
Non-scale victory!
Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

According to my spark streaks, I have exercised for at least 90 minutes each week for 15 weeks in a row!! My longest streak of consistent (logged) exercise in all my time on spark. I declare this a NSV!! Go me.... Read more
Plateau woe: just whining.
Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

I'm trying to tell myself I'm staying positive but the fact is I really, really, really, really, REALLY hate this plateau. I'm working hard, I want to see it pay off. Preferably now.... Read more
Feeling guilty doesn't burn calories.
Monday, May 07, 2012      0 comments

Sometimes, life interrupts. Sometimes the right thing to do is fight through, to go to the gym no matter what, to resist the urge to get take out, to do an extra rep to work your feelings out. Sometimes you can't push through and you have to tak... Read more
Tracking my NSVs (Non-Scale Victories)
Friday, May 04, 2012      4 comments

I tack every calorie that I put into my mouth, and each cup of water. I track each minute of cardio, each lift of a weight. But I don't do anything to track the other things - the steps towards changing bad habits, the days I run further than I ... Read more
First try and Plateau Attack Plan
Friday, May 04, 2012      4 comments

Hello blog, I haven't tried using you yet. I'm still so used to hiding my thoughts about my weight, pretending that everything is fine, that the idea of writing down how I feel is really weird to me. But I think it might be good for me. So ... Read more