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Meal schedule
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      10 comments

I find I stick to my plan better when I schedule my meals. Right now, this is what I'm using: 8:00 am (approx.) - Eat a South Beach Living High Protein bar on the way to work. 11:00 am - Eat breakfast at work (Smart Ones or Jimmy Dean D-... Read more
Wonderful weekend
Monday, January 18, 2010      7 comments

I had a GREAT weekend! It should have been "PMS weekend," but I felt completely fine. Dealing with TOM today, but hoping I can work through it. On Saturday, we had Simon's parents and my aunt and uncle over for dinner. It was a "meet you... Read more
Medieval Manor...evil calories
Friday, January 15, 2010      3 comments

Yup, I had my first cheat day since 1/3. It was my fiance's birthday yesterday, and I took him to Medieval Manor for dinner and a show. I knew what I was getting into: an all-you-can-eat meat and carb fest. Luckily, overeating has never been ... Read more
Sexy clothes
Thursday, January 14, 2010      10 comments

After yesterday's emotional blog, today is going to be a little more fun. emoticon I cannot WAIT to buy cut... Read more
My motivation...my mom
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      7 comments

Louise Marie Pedotti was born on April 2, 1954. Her parents were 40 and 50 and her sisters were 7 and 11. She was a "surprise." Her Italian parents were heavy, her sisters outgrew it. My mom never did, and struggled with her weight and confi... Read more
By the numbers
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      2 comments

I'm a numbers person. I work in Purchasing at my company; I buy stuff all day, record my purchases, then make sure my statement matches it. Whenever an extra project comes up that involves data and numbers, I jump on it. Error report analysis... Read more
Monday, January 11, 2010      4 comments

Something I really want to work on as I get fit is my endurance. I've noticed a lot of other exercises burn more calories than the treadmill, but I want to work on my calf muscles and keeping up a pace. I now walk for 30 min. at 3 mph the enti... Read more
Friday, January 08, 2010      8 comments

It's amazing how much I've changed in the past week. I worked out 5 days in a row, which I don't think I've ever done, I've stayed within my food ranges all 5 days, drank my 8+ cups of water for 4 days, and been perfectly happy about it. I'm n... Read more
Bored at work
Thursday, January 07, 2010      1 comments

I'm bored at work, so I'm suddenly VERY active on the forums, lol. Also saw adamm9 say he was going to do push-ups in an empty office and that sounded like a good idea, so I went in the Wellness Room (aka "nap room") and banged out 12. Woot! ... Read more
Want to loose weight?
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

This email made me want to CRY. The Biggest Looser? Really? -------------------------- Calling all Italian Families ! We are casting a new Reality Show for NBC Do you love Cacciatore and Pasta ? Do you love being Italian ? Did... Read more
Lazy lunches
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      8 comments

I have a new trick! So, I hate making lunch. I never remember to do it the night before, and I never have time before work. Here's my new trick: I always end up making slightly more than two servings for our dinner. I eat my small amount (I ... Read more
Full circle
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

Man, I have really been up and down on this weight loss journey. I did great for a while, even took a self-defense class twice a week, but as more young, fit men joined the class, I felt more and more out of place as the only female AND the onl... Read more
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      1 comments

Well, that was a good come-back! For the first time ever, I stayed within every goal on my food tracking. Calories, fat, carbs, and protein were all spot-on. That gave me a huge confidence boost, I really think I can do it now. I don't want ... Read more
I'm Back
Monday, June 01, 2009      1 comments

Sigh. After all that excitement about my wedding motivating me to lose weight, I totally stopped trying. Clean slate. June 1. 495 days till my wedding. I only need to lose 0.7 pounds per week to hit my goal of 50 lbs. lost by the weddin... Read more
I'm getting married!!!
Thursday, May 14, 2009      2 comments

So in case you missed it... SIMON PROPOSED!!! We're getting married 10/9/10. I changed my 50 lbs. weight loss goal from 8/18/09 to 10/9/10 and my cals./day jumped up like 300. MUCH more reasonable, and I'm staying on track way better... Read more

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