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New Gym New Gym New Gym New Gym!!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      10 comments

I am so excited. I just had to share this news with you all. First, backstory: I have access to all recreational / physical activity facilities on campus.... and they are unimaginably new and shiny and wonderful. I have attempted to use the... Read more
STAND BACK! I'm going to try ARITHMETIC!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      19 comments

OK so, I gained weight this week. More than halfway through the Biggest Loser Challenge and I have not lost very much weight. Blah blah blah... I have wasted enough time and emotions feeling bad. I ran out of whine-ability. I cannot do it anymor... Read more
Anxiety Gaga
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      15 comments

Really, I meant that to be a Queen reference, and only after I typed it did I realize most people will just think it refers to Lady Gaga. Ok.. so... umm... You guys know I am trying, right? When I was a child (maybe 12-13) I reme... Read more
Pretty much back; the new and improved battle plan
Monday, August 15, 2011      8 comments

I couldn't even stay away from Sparkpeople..... I was still using it to track my nutrition and fitness, and I kept seeing those little mini-feeds and I just couldn't help but get sucked back in, lol. SOOOO, my Sparkbreak is officially over. ... Read more
Water Garden (Pics)
Saturday, August 13, 2011      12 comments

It's long overdue... The fabled water garden! Since I was new to this hobby I started out with this rubbermaid tub. It is about 25 gallons... but obviously the walls are a... Read more
nevermind about that
Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

Well, that was a stupid blog post, to be sure, so I deleted it. Just me, whining. Who wants to read that? no one. Anyway, all I got were irrelevant suggestions that started pissing me off. If you can't take the time to LOOK AT WHAT MY WEIGHT IS ... Read more
BLC week 5 challenge
Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

My goal by the end of the BLC was originally 385. Looks like that isn't happening, but I will try my best to get as close as I can. So far, I've lost 4.2 lbs. I would like to lose at least 10 lbs total, so I will need to do a bit more in the sec... Read more
Progress despite the scale!
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      6 comments

I had a small gain this week... but I am not going to let it get me down. I KNOW I am making progress, but today I found PROOOF!!!!! I used my body fat calculator (one of those little hand-held devices , ya know, that send electrical impu... Read more
The wondrous Weekly Fresh Market Bag... and a fresh-from-the-farm dinner (pics)
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      6 comments

It's that time of the week!... As most of you know by now, I am enrolled in a CSA (community shared agriculture) program, which delivers--for a modest monthly fee--a freggie bag each week to a facility near my apartment for me to pick up. ... Read more
Feeling better
Sunday, August 07, 2011      2 comments

Thanks for everyone who lent me their support on my blog a few days ago... I needed it badly. I also needed to visit blogs and to read posts by people who are super-motivated to lose weight.. because your enthusiasm is infectious! I was fee... Read more
My arch enemy, the full length mirror...
Friday, August 05, 2011      6 comments

... and florescent lighing. .______________. I was doing ok yesterday, despite a 3-day nearly constant headache and lack of sleep... until we got to the hotel and I walked out of the bathroom to find a full length, in-your-face closet mi... Read more
Out of the 400's... for good this time.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      18 comments

Weighed in today at 398.6 ;) I knew it would happen just because I pushed myself so hard last week. Today is a rest day, and then I get back into it. This is a huge milestone for me... when I realized I was over 400 again I felt compl... Read more
Tomorrow is Christmas
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      6 comments

I am so proud of myself. At the beginning of the week, I set a goal and reached out for support from team members to reach a 200 cardio minute goal together. Even though I had a few days of unexpected sickness, I was still able to meet that... Read more
Just a quick update, and goal reevaluation
Sunday, July 31, 2011      5 comments

Well d@mn it all... just as I was beginning to feel very motivated and my body craved exercise and I was feeling good about who I was, I got sick...lol. For the last two days I have been unable to exercise, but I didn't do much worse on nutritio... Read more
Visible and noticeable changes (and food, and flowers)
Thursday, July 28, 2011      8 comments

Today I woke up (very sore) and stumbled into the bathroom. I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror and almost did a double-take. My jawline is much more pronounced... as are my shoulderblades. My stomach is visibly smaller than it was just a... Read more

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