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Good Enough - or, Why do I keep starting over?
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      4 comments

Why do we keep starting out so well and so excited, and then ultimately not succeeding? This question comes up so much - here are my thoughts. And yes, I'm still a work in progress... If you don't believe that you are truly worthy and deser... Read more
Leonard Nimoy: The Full Body Project
Sunday, March 01, 2015      6 comments

I am saddened that it is only after his passing that I learned of this beautiful photography project Mr. Nimoy did in support of women's diversity. "...and I thought there’s something going on in the culture that’s happening here that I be... Read more
What are you really hungry for?
Monday, February 23, 2015      2 comments

I love this blog! emoticon Body Positive Yoga: What are you really hungry for? bodypositiveyoga.c... Read more
New recipe today: Fig Jam/Sauce
Sunday, August 31, 2014      3 comments

You can find it on my recipes page: recipes.sparkpeople.com/
90443 I would love your comments on any of my recipes!... Read more
Success IS the journey...
Monday, August 04, 2014      3 comments

This is a great success story! Instead Of Surgery, Man Pedals Off The Pounds www.npr.org/2012/10/09/1
y-man-pedals-off-the-pounds Is he thin yet? No. Is he working to become he... Read more
Californians, please vote!
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      5 comments

And since I've been working in ballot processing, here is my two cents' worth of advice: please follow the instructions and vote correctly. The write-in line is only for valid, registered candidates. Do not write in your friend's name or Mickey ... Read more
Article on struggling with food issues
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      8 comments

I wanted to share this excellent article about struggling with food issues. How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting Or Eliminating Food Groups by Nowreen Nazmi http://www.mindbodygreen
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Rule #11
Saturday, February 15, 2014      7 comments

I had an epic fail yesterday. I ate well all day, went for a long walk, drank my water, went and worked in my storage unit for a while... and then I went to the grocery store hungry. The end result? A bucket of fried chicken, a pint ... Read more
The Rules (which I have NOT been following)
Friday, February 07, 2014      8 comments

Thanks to BEAUTIFUL_REINA for asking a question in her blog that made me think about the things that help me succeed in weight loss. I needed this reminder, as I've been in plateau, (which I euphemistically call "maintenance mode") for many mont... Read more
Now THIS is a bruise!
Monday, January 13, 2014      11 comments

Update on my fall at the gym on the 7th of January. Here is how my leg looks today, the 13th: Look, I'm a rainbow! ... Read more
Humiliation at the gym
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      19 comments

Yesterday I was feeling really tired, with a scratchy throat. With a potential cold coming on, I really thought about skipping the gym, but I talked myself into going. Next time I should listen to my instincts. I decided on just a light wor... Read more
Protein vs. Carbs for Breakfast?
Saturday, November 23, 2013      13 comments

My "normal" breakfast is mostly carbs - oatmeal or high fiber cereal, banana and coffee. However, this week, I have been having all-protein breakfasts (egg white omelet, homemade lean sausage and coffee), and I haven't really even been sna... Read more
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      8 comments

One of these days I'll actually write something inspiring. In the meantime, here is another AWESOME link - watch the video to the end! If You Didn't Like Katy Perry's "Roar" Before, You Will Now queenbeetrusty.kinja.com
/if-you... Read more
Chair Yoga Videos
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      7 comments

Here is a link to some really excellent chair yoga videos I found on Youtube by Mindful Chair Yoga. www.youtube.com/user/Min
dfulChairYoga Great for the office, too! ... Read more
Brazilian Style (fat clothes vs. the bikini)
Monday, October 21, 2013      8 comments

When I was at my heaviest, Lane Bryant was my favorite shop. I wore oversize styles that would hang in straight lines, not hug my body or wrinkle around my rolls of fat. I dressed like the cartoon character "Cathy". I avoided photos like the pla... Read more

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