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A random update
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      0 comments

Been travelling a lot lately for work. First week, gained back a coupla pounds. After that, I seem to have found a way to at least maintain while on business travel. I bought a fitbit, lost it at the mall while buying smaller clothes...bo... Read more
100DWL: Days through 16
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      1 comments

Some recent lessons I don't agree with. I am all for portion control when you take food, and for wrapping and saving what you can't eat. But my personal ethics don't condone throwing food away. The one lesson I will have to try is the tak... Read more
100DWL: Days 11 and 12
Monday, March 03, 2014      1 comments

The recent entries are about eating for fuel and flavor. NOT emotional distress. So this is a crucial lesson for me. I feel that I have been changing my diet for the better in terms of consuming less empty calories. I used to be mindlessl... Read more
100DWL: Day 10
Thursday, February 27, 2014      1 comments

I think I missed a day in the journal yesterday, but Day 10 is also about how other people can compliment you and think up an affirming response for them. If someone notices, I usually say, "Thank you so much! This is really hard for me, b... Read more
100DWL: Day 9
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      0 comments

OK, I understand that this enlisting of other people is important...but I just can't get into the last two days of activities. in the workbook. My weight: my problem. My motivation: internal. Do I like it when people notice that I am thinner, ... Read more
100DWL: Day 8
Monday, February 24, 2014      0 comments

Greetings folks. I got lost in the polar vortex during some business travel this week. The last leg of my flight was cancelled twice, had to scramble for a hotel room in Chicago, only got four hours sleep that night...ended up driving a few hour... Read more
100DWL: Day 6
Sunday, February 16, 2014      1 comments

today's workbook exercise is about focus and commitment, no matter what. It gave a handy excuse for people who are food pushers (I grew up with an Italian grandmother in residence, so I know all about food pushers...) just tell them., "Not just ... Read more
100DWL: Day 5
Saturday, February 15, 2014      2 comments

I guess today's exercise is about breaking the entrenched response to food related smells, sights or thoughts...sort of unconditioning the response which is just to eat it. I guess I do this to some extent----only eating a sweet nonfruit ty... Read more
100DWL: Day 4
Friday, February 14, 2014      2 comments

Today's lesson was on defining the broad vs. the narrow path on the journey Narrow way: Limit junk calories low to middle of calorie range 20-40 minutes of fitness activity, alternating cardio with strength days Broader way: ... Read more
100DWL: Day 3
Thursday, February 13, 2014      4 comments

Today's assignment from the workbook: Today • In your diet or exercise plan, identify a task you don’t feel like doing, and then do it anyway! Record it here. Core exercises. Don't know WHY I haven't been doing these. I think... Read more
100DWL: Day 2
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      4 comments

My commitment statement: I have done hard things before, things that people consider extraordinary and heroic. I can reach my weight loss goals and stay healthy because I have that track record of success in other areas of my life. I w... Read more
100DWL: Day 1
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      6 comments

I can't remember whose sparkpage it was, but I found out about 100 Days of weight loss and decided to do it, and blog about it each day. Step 1: My reasons for weight loss Ease my joint strain and pain Feel younger Stop hiding unde... Read more
Pies---the good kind
Monday, January 27, 2014      5 comments

I guess I am doing ok...I look at my daily reports and my pie charts are usually only one or two percent off from the recommended pie chart in terms of fats, carbs, and protein! How is everyone else doing with the pie charts? In other ... Read more
My big changes this month
Saturday, January 25, 2014      4 comments

Its been a successful month since Christmas. I have lost 10.6 pounds! I hope to zip my jeans comfortably for the first time in many days. Here is what i have changed. More activity....daily. Built muscle up, especially in my quads. I... Read more
If I squint....
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      4 comments

I can almost see a waistline. I am beginning to believe I can do this. I will be able to stop hiding in baggy clothes and feel comfortable in my own skin again. Here's how my journey back started. For most of last year, i had a halfway co... Read more

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