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How will I do it?
Thursday, March 07, 2013      2 comments

My plan of attack is to prepare a healthy dinner BEFORE we're actually starving and dying to eat. ;) Brilliant, I know. But (as I'm sure many of you know) after a day of work, you're drained and the last thing you want to do is cook dinner! And ... Read more
New Habits?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      7 comments

First, for the positive: I am definitely a habitual exercise, and that's awesome. I have no problem getting to the gym anywhere from 5 to 7 days a week. A habit I would LIKE to develop is to stop eating in the evenings. Dinner and DONE. ;)... Read more
Winning by Losing
Friday, February 08, 2013      2 comments

I stated re-reading Jillian's first book, "Winning by Losing," to help me re-focus, go back to square one, get back to the basics, etc. I've been on the weight-loss train for so long, sometimes it helps me to just take a deep breath and start ov... Read more
Be patient. Be consistent. Push through the moment of quitting. Success will follow.
Sunday, October 14, 2012      3 comments

I just read this article by Coach Calorie - www.stumbleupon.com/su/2
/weight-loss-dont-give-up/ . And it was so incredibly bang-on where I'm at today, I'm taking it as a sign to listen. ... Read more
5%... a little bit delayed.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      8 comments

So I joined a 5% team over the summer, in which I was supposed to try to lose 5% of my body weight in the 8 weeks of the challenge. I didn't even break even. My goal was 140 or something, as I had started out around 148. But I actually finished ... Read more
5% Pre-Challenge assignments
Thursday, June 14, 2012      1 comments

#1 Exercise plan - get physical 6 days a week, whether it's on the treadmill, with a dvd, doing circuits, or getting outside on a bike, in a kayak, or on a surfboard. Diet - eat out only once a week. The rest of the time, eat un-processed... Read more
The summer of 135.
Sunday, June 10, 2012      7 comments

I'm part of a Sparkgroup that's committed to lose 5% over the summer. For me, that's 7.5 pounds, and I can absolutely do that. I have to commit and just do it. Our third assignment of the challenge is to list all the reasons I want to lose weigh... Read more
That weird chick-pea cookie dough.
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      4 comments

I've seen that recipe all over the place, finally had the ingredients all in my cupboard, and so of course I made it. ;) And I have to say, I agree with the rave reviews! You take about a cup and a half of chickpeas, throw in a bit of rolled oat... Read more
Climbing out of the mire. ;)
Monday, June 04, 2012      2 comments

Still not feeling super motivated. But I'm determined to light a fire under my own behind, so I'm taking baby steps. This morning, instead of having my usual breakfast, I noticed a Hungry Girl recipe on the back of my cereal box. I decided, what... Read more
Sunday, June 03, 2012      5 comments

I am SO frustrated with the huge brick wall I've hit and then melted in front of for the past... many months. I don't even remember when I lost my momentum. I've been stuck at the same weight for over a year. I haven't lost any real weight. I ha... Read more
#3: January 25, 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      0 comments

Busy busy hectic crazy life. In the middle of doing my final reviews before my PT test, keeping up with my usual gym schedule, various things requiring mucho paperwork for lawyers, going to physical therapy several times a week and getting ready... Read more
#2: January 19, 2012
Thursday, January 19, 2012      2 comments

I weighed in this morning at 144.6, which is still in the range of what I've been yo-yo-ing at, although at the lower end of it. :) I've really been bouncing between 144-148 for like... oh, the last year... I have been tracking my food more cons... Read more
First blog of 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012      2 comments

So, I haven't been Sparking too much lately, and I have once again hit a wall. I've been battling the infamous "last 10 pounds" for over a year now. I've been thinking about it a lot lately, trying to put my finger on what exactly the problem is... Read more
November 1: Fresh start, to shrink my Rear End by the Year End!!
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      3 comments

So today is the beginning of the new FFF challenge that will be running til New Year's Eve. I'm REALLY excited about this challenge, and these 2 months are mine for the taking! The challenge guidelines are: Meatless Mondays, Tiny Tuesdays, Wei... Read more
#9: Should I run a marathon?
Thursday, September 29, 2011      6 comments

I've been wanting to run a marathon forever. It's been on my radar for probably 2 years. Then... I always get injured, things get busy, you know the drill. Today I was at my bootcamp class and a girl mentioned that she's running in the Las Vegas... Read more

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