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A First
Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

So I’ve embraced Gandhi’s saying “Be the change you want to see in the world”, except the world is my own, and the change is nothing as righteous as fighting for equal rights. My change was a date. It was my first. It was with myself. Gasp.... Read more
Lesson Learned
Monday, August 08, 2011      0 comments

I ate really well on Saturday. Sunday too. If you don’t count the strawberry shortcake. I hadn’t had a decadent dessert since I came home last week from the sugar binge I called a vacation. Considering the 5-7 pound weight gain I acquired... Read more
Sunday, July 10, 2011      1 comments

(July 9, 2011) It is somewhere around midnight. I’m sitting on the couch alone, my face lit by the simultaneous glares of the large flat screen TV on my left, and my laptop open on my lap. I’m watching Saturday Night Live, Re... Read more
For My Information
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

I . . . know my limitations, when to respect them and when to surpass them. am human and I accept that I will err. know how to fix some of my errors and do so and am figuring out how to fix... Read more
Result 2011
Friday, February 25, 2011      1 comments

I neglected to give the results to my Decision 2011 challenge so here it is: I didn't buy the album for myself. ... Read more
Things Remembered
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      2 comments

I'm getting old . . .er. Er. I'd like to think that I'm as spry as I was when I was in college, but my body likes to remind me that nope, you are not what you used to be and you will not be going back down that road again. I am learning that age... Read more
Decision 2011
Sunday, January 30, 2011      1 comments

Platsuzie challenged me – ok, maybe not challenge, maybe asked me – to figure out one change I can make all year that will benefit me. I gave a half-assed non-committal answer and she called me on it. So I had to give a real answer. All weekend... Read more
Sunday, January 23, 2011      3 comments

This blog began under the auspices of a whine. I was going to complain about my recent weight gain in light of my foray back into working out again. I was going to complain about how I have not lost anywhere near the amount of weight I need to l... Read more
Sunday, December 05, 2010      3 comments

I decided to begin giving myself monthly challenges. I had gotten lax over the summer with working out, and while I did continue to watch what I was eating, some of the things I was watching weren’t things I should have been eating. I needed to ... Read more
Destination: Organization
Monday, August 09, 2010      0 comments

I have begun to plan my daily menus on SP a day ahead of time. I started doing this in July because, well, it makes sense. If I plan ahead to do well, I have a better chance to do well. It is the perfect foil to my greed and hedonism, my ‘gree... Read more
Something Old, Something New
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      0 comments

I'm falling out of love with the gym. It was never a deep love affair, nothing torrid and scandalous. Just some place I went to to get myself active. In the beginning, I felt like the laziest lump on any log, and could not build any momentu... Read more
Sunday, May 09, 2010      0 comments

For months now, I've struggled with the amount of weight I've lost. In short, it has not been very much. I've curbed what I eat, I work out 4-5 days a week for an hour each day, and I've lost . . .not much. Yes, I've lost inches, yes, some of my... Read more