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After the first 6 miles, it's hard to be in a funk
Sunday, October 11, 2009      3 comments

We walked 10 miles this morning, although I can tell you I didn't want to! I knew TC was NOT going to let me off the hook so after a few minutes of obligatory whining I just shut up. But I think I know what was missing last week when I w... Read more
blah, blah blahs
Saturday, October 10, 2009      4 comments

Hey everyone, I have felt MIA last week, and don't feel really present today. I know I can't keep crabbing about work, but it consumes so much of my physical time and mental energy. I have been assigned/asked to take on several extra proj... Read more
Whew! The bad part of the week is over...?? Hopefully??
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      5 comments

OMG! What a week so far. Taking over someone else's classes PLUS teaching my own, giving an on-campus midterm to my online students, the usual meetings...I'm SO GLAD it's over!! I decided to take Tuesday-Wednesday off from diet and exerci... Read more
Monday -- and ready to move to the next level!
Monday, October 05, 2009      4 comments

I was thrilled to weigh 159.5. I'm back into the 150's (although barely), and I have NO INTENTION OF LOSING THAT FIVE in the middle until it is RETIRED FOR GOOD. I'm really motivated to make this a "push" week. I had a ridiculously bu... Read more
9 Mile Walk - Cancelled due to weather!
Sunday, October 04, 2009      1 comments

We had great intentions to get our 9-mile walk in, but it didn't happen. We were on the trail by 7:00 am but by the time we finished the first 3.5-mile-loop, we knew that was it. The rain was just heavy enough that I didn't want to chance anot... Read more
I love Saturday!
Saturday, October 03, 2009      6 comments

I got through last night without a meltdown, so that's a "win" for me! TC just left for the first outing of the season with his hiking club. I've got the whole day to putz around, catch up on schoolwork, do some cooking, get on the dreadmi... Read more
Hangin' On
Friday, October 02, 2009      1 comments

Hey everyone, Just checking in. Busy day today, busy weekend ahead. Then an even busier week next week. I'm already dreading it. BUT, I am hanging tough. My biggest problem on these busy days is getting time to eat. Today I had c... Read more
Work sucks but the suckers can't get me down!
Thursday, October 01, 2009      6 comments

Hello everyone, I had a perfectly awful day. Put out fires until 3:30. Got assigned to two new committees and was given another major training project to conduct for faculty in January. Geez, I couldn't even get any of my regular work do... Read more
Anyone watch the Biggest Loser?
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      6 comments

I watched last night for the first time this season, and was blown away. Later I got online and read the bios of some of the contestants. A woman who lost her husband and two preschoolers in a fatal car crash; a woman who'd been in foster care... Read more
Tuesday - Time for a Do Over!
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      4 comments

Hey everyone, I'm up 3 pounds to 161.5. Believe it or not, I was so OFF last week that this number is a relief. I've had some time to think about it and my bad week happened because I let my THINKING get away from me and I simply didn't ... Read more
VACATION TIPS from Sandra Ahten
Monday, September 28, 2009      4 comments

These are from a blog I listen to called "Six Minutes of Sanity." The website is www.reasonablediet.com. These are for Nancy15togoal, hope I'm in time and you haven't already left!!!! #1: Allow Unique Vacation food! If it's important to... Read more
Sunday...Confession Time
Sunday, September 27, 2009      5 comments

This is probably not news, but I have not been on the site because I have not been following my program. I got off track last week when we went out to dinner for TC's birthday and then I never got back on. Idon't handle stress well at al... Read more
Thursday, September 24, 2009      2 comments

I got a FULL night's sleep last night and feel ready to take on the world! (OK, at least my diet!) I'll hit the fitness center this morning, pack a lunch, & finish up a couple of nagging work projects. Have a great day everyone, and I'll be ch... Read more
Bad week!
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      3 comments

As good as last week was, this week is bad. School is very busy and I couldn't get to the gym on Tuesday or walk today. AND, today was TC's birthday so we went out to his favorite restaurant. I didn't pack a lunch today so I was STARVED by di... Read more
Is it possible to lose weight while under tremendous JOB STRESS??
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      5 comments

I have started to write this blog about 5 times already, beause the subject is very close to my heart. But each time I start writing, I end up rambling and end up sounding like I need a therapist! Bottom line: I think it is very difficult... Read more

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