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The Vending Machine Questions
Monday, January 18, 2010      3 comments

Back when I was in the best shape of my life (my current goal weight and BF percentage), I had a friend who also started exercising to get in good shape. She started eating really healthfully. She lost a lot of weight, gained a lot of definiti... Read more
Grab bootstraps, lift self up.....
Friday, January 15, 2010      5 comments

First of all, thanks to all of you who commented on my last blog (heck thanks to you for reading this one). Your encouragement is really appreciated. My eating has been absolutely awful this week. My eating was out of control Tuesday and ... Read more
I'm Feeling Really Discouraged. Please Help
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      10 comments

I'm having trouble keeping even close to my calorie range. I'm having trouble scheduling a workout at the gym. I totally ate poorly today. The next three days aren't looking any better. I'm trying to do this week's challenge (The Healthy... Read more
The Real Fruit of Victory
Sunday, January 10, 2010      7 comments

Last night I went to a party (It's like an off-line version of SparkPeople that doesn't involve weight loss. There was real human interaction). This was my first one since joining SparkPeople. I had a great time. Traditionally, I've hated pa... Read more
Oh, I get it!!! I'm a total hypocrite!
Thursday, January 07, 2010      7 comments

OK, you know that joke that your ol' uncle Herschel tells. Come on, you know that you do. Yeah!! THAT one. He's been telling it since before you were born and when you were like 5 or 6 it was the funniest thing that you had ever heard. 20/30... Read more
I'm Not Winning This Weight Loss Fight....
Sunday, January 03, 2010      10 comments

I've already won it!! (Reporters gasp in doubtful amazement. Cameras flash) Reporter #1: (incredulously) How can you say that? TD: Because I'm Superman. Reporter #2: But you're 20 pounds away from your goal weight. TD: Not f... Read more
Scale Withdrawal
Friday, January 01, 2010      4 comments

OK, so I had a really good day eating today. Tomorrow is the day that I would usually celebrate by getting on the scale, seeing my weight go down. I would then feel really relieved and then totally slack off tomorrow and Sunday eating-wise, pi... Read more
Fast Break Goals II
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      1 comments

OK, I think that I've got it. My three goals are (cue drumroll) * 2 Fruits/Vegetables * 10 Minutes of Stretching per day * Motivational pictures This morning I weighed in at 211.6. Wow! It's really starting to hit home that I am ac... Read more
Fast Break Goals
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      2 comments

Hi!! I'm starting the Fast Break phase of the Spark Diet on Sunday. It's down to the following possibilities for me: (A)Nutrition * Pack Lunch * 2 Fruits or vegetables * Track Calories Eaten (B)Fitness * 10 minutes Cardio ... Read more
This Sunday, I'm starting the SparkDiet
Monday, December 28, 2009      2 comments

Fast Break Stage, Here I come. For the rest of the week, I will be continuing to lose the weight and picking my three fast break goals. Wish me success!!!... Read more
Fat Suit go BYE BYE!!!!!
Sunday, December 27, 2009      4 comments

When I was at my highest weight and looking for work, I decided that buying a suit would be helpful. I had been a 36/38 waist for most of my life. I figured that I would need to get size 40 trousers (you know, because I had gained a few pounds... Read more
My 2nd Worst Christmas Ever
Saturday, December 26, 2009      5 comments

** Note: If you are someone who usually reads my blog and finds it positive, helpful, etc. please understand that this is not going to make you happy** ============================
======= Ahhhhh Christmas 2007...What a Christmas indeed.... Read more
What 213 Means to Me
Thursday, December 24, 2009      2 comments

OK, so I did a midweek weigh in and I was 213. This is exactly one week from New Years Eve. I want to weigh 209.8. While it doesn't look likely that I will make the weight, I am fine with that. At this point 213 means that my weight is movin... Read more
If you are an attractive lady, I have a question/questions for you.
Wednesday, December 23, 2009      9 comments

OK, so here's the situation. It was three days before Thanksgiving and I'm at the front desk at the fitness club. I ask the attractive young lady behind the desk what the club's Thanksgiving hours are, she points me to the holiday weekend sche... Read more
Back on Track!!!
Monday, December 21, 2009      2 comments

OK, Yesterday's plan is working. I am back on track to eat my usual 2400-2600 calories. It's been awhile. Two words "Who" and "Hoo!!!!" So I found this can of Trader Joe's Organic vegetarian chili and decided to try it yesterday for dinn... Read more

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