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3 things I am thankful for today...
Monday, August 09, 2010      15 comments

These 3 things I am thankful for today... Strength- which does not feel like strength when it is being increased... the only way it can... by lifting more load than you are used to! You do not get stronger by doing nothing harder than you a... Read more
My best self
Friday, August 06, 2010      10 comments

Carolyn is one awesome woman! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=2466845 Her first blog ever is as inspiring as her last!! (go see her last it is awesome!! dated 5th August 2010) ... Read more
A downward spiral of eating... DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME!!
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      8 comments

I tend to go perfectionist on the things I do. So when I ate after midnight one night... then had too many cashews yesterday... then got hungry and started this morning's food last night.... which caused me to not have enough breakfast thi... Read more
Loving the body I own...
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      7 comments

This statement was made on a friend's blog: "usually when I like something on a body, it's somebody else's" So true!! I starting practicing something new this year. As opposed to what I used to do, (put myself down and compare my wo... Read more
I might as well blog about it!
Monday, August 02, 2010      4 comments

I was not is a blogging mood. Plus I had little to say... but I had a running commentary on my adventures in eating on target and It was getting so involved and so many lessons are being learned or revised that its worth a blog. I will sort... Read more
Upper body "forgot those were there" muscles!
Saturday, July 31, 2010      4 comments

Well, since my knee is injured I decided to do a bit of upper body work this week. I tried the bench press machine and pushed something that made me feel like I was working (I think it was 15lb each side plus the very heavy bar) Woke the n... Read more
Making meal planning work! (A MIRACLE for me!)
Thursday, July 29, 2010      2 comments

I promised a blog... I generally do not like meal planning. Many years ago I did WeightWatchers for 12 weeks till I got pregnant and things went awry. They are strong believers in meal planning.... fail to plan plan to fail yadda yadda... Read more
I decide... not the food!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      5 comments

I did not feel like blogging although this blog has been bouncing around my brain since yesterday. I think yesterday was my best food log ever! so balanced tho a bit low carb. my proteins were varied, whey powder, cottage cheese, chicken wi... Read more
This DIVA is BACK!!
Saturday, July 24, 2010      8 comments

I logged all my food today (saturday) .... and... I DID exercise!!! (see yesterday's blog... I promised myself!) Swam 25 laps (half olympic length) with little to no rest between the first 20 then a short break in which I tried the butterfly... Read more
Today YOU are deciding what to eat - NOT the food!!!
Saturday, July 24, 2010      6 comments

Remember - today you are deciding what to eat - don't let the food make that decision for you. Stay in control. This is today's mantra. Courtesy of marenamoo. (she's such a blessing) Today I weighed in 5 pounds above my lowest (the we... Read more
It's all Marenamoo's fault I'm blogging twice tonight!
Thursday, July 22, 2010      2 comments

"So I will gut it out on willpower while waiting on that process." This is an excerpt from Marenamoo's awesome blog that started me self analysing. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=3452499 ... Read more
Back in Gym Day 2... aggravated the knee!
Thursday, July 22, 2010      2 comments

Please don't do like my aunt and tell me I should have known better... Went innocently to the gym today was innocently on my spin bike alone when my trainer decides to have a circuit training class and invites me. There were 10 stations i... Read more
not being good...
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      10 comments

finally got back to gym after 10 days of no exercise AT ALL. (since the injury) Eating is NOT GOOD so I look forward to losing whatever was gained. Hitting gym again tomorrow. (I intentionally left out details of how bad I have be... Read more
Friday, July 16, 2010      8 comments

Not eating bad today but I don't care to log at this time. It seems I take frequent vacations from the weightloss race... I think it is ok for me to walk part of my weight-a-thon. It may even be ok for me to stand still or sit a while... once I ... Read more
Good news
Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

I weighed on the "repaired" scale after dressing fully for work (as I forgot) and I weighed 227.5lbs. This means that the broken reading which is 4.5 lower woul have been 223!! So I lost at least half a pound inspite of sitting and watching TV f... Read more

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