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Weigh in
Saturday, January 02, 2016      6 comments

I weighed myself this morning. I've been doing my challenge for 5 days now. I'm down only a half a pound. Kind of disappointing, I was hoping for one. But I actually feel smaller, haven't felt bloated all week, and feel a little bit sexy.... Read more
Day 1 of my challenge
Monday, December 28, 2015      0 comments

Not too bad today. Around 2:30 I started feeling like I wanted something sweet, but I didn't cave in. I don't feel bloated like I usually do with what I normally eat. I'm sure the bloating and not eating the foods on my challenge list are con... Read more
My challenge
Sunday, December 27, 2015      3 comments

I am challenging myself to the following starting December 28, 2015. No candy No cake No muffins No white bread No chips No fast food No pastries No ice cream. Do it for 21 days making it end on January 17, 2016. Maybe this wi... Read more
Rethinking myself
Saturday, January 03, 2015      0 comments

2014 was a good and bad year. Looking back now it was mostly good, just one thing happened that was bad. I was laid off from the school I worked at for 10 years. After applying to other schools and being turned down I did get another teaching... Read more
New job
Monday, August 04, 2014      3 comments

A while back I wrote how I was being laid off from the school I've been teaching at for 10 years. But I am proud and happy to say that I have a new teaching job, teaching 5th grade. Going from teaching high schoolers to fifth graders will tak... Read more
Stress and starting over
Monday, June 23, 2014      3 comments

Stress...it does so much. I found out in March that I won't be back at the school, I currently teach at, in the fall. Our school is still in session, we go year round with periodic breaks. Budget cuts from the state are my demise here. So, I... Read more
Week 1 down
Saturday, January 25, 2014      1 comments

Week 1 of no starches went better than I could expect. I had headaches the first two days but managed to get through the week. People at work asked if I was feeling cranky. Not really. Anyway, weighed myself this morning and I was down 4 lbs... Read more
No wheat or starch
Monday, January 20, 2014      0 comments

Day 1 of my no wheat or starch. It felt hard but in reality wasn't. I'm also adding more fish and trying different vegetables to my menu which was my New Year's resolution. So today I made myself fish for lunch. I guess it looked good so my ... Read more
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      4 comments

For the past month I haven't done much regarding eating well and exercising. The result...a six pound gain. Shocked? No. I had a talk with myself and if I want to fit in my clothes again I need to get back on it. Yesterday, did really well.... Read more
don't feel like it
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      7 comments

Lately don't feel like exercising and pretty haven't pushed it the past two weeks. I've also not watched what I've eaten. The result...5 pound gain over two weeks. Not surprised. Need to get my mojo back but not sure how. Going to start up ... Read more
Doctor update
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      2 comments

Turns out they called me in because my cholesterol was raised from last time. I explained I had run out of lipitor in March and knew I had an appointment in April so I wanted until then for a script. And also the platelet count is normal.... Read more
Doctor apt today
Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

I have a doctor appointment today to go over routine blood work. Last year's report was good. Cholesterol was low and showing good numbers. My doctor wanted another count of platelets she said they were high last year. Normally, I ask questi... Read more
Looking skinny
Thursday, March 28, 2013      4 comments

I was walking past a co-worker today and she said, "Wow you look skinny." Totally made my day. I was having my usual thoughts this morning of how it's just so much easier to let go and eat anything and everything I want. She gave me the boost... Read more
The SP cookbook is magic!
Saturday, February 02, 2013      4 comments

Last week every meal I ate or made came from the Sparkpeople cookbook. I was never hungry afterward nor wanted snacks or dessert. For exampe, if I wanted something chocolatey I would have a diet cocoa. I got on the scale this morning and was ... Read more
SP withdraw
Thursday, January 24, 2013      1 comments

I was so busy yesterday. I only had time to log on to SP and log on my exercise minutes. Boy was I going through withdraw! I was even trying to sneak on yesterday while my students were doing their work...but noooo some of them needed help. ... Read more

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