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Tail Between My Legs ... but not defeated

Friday, October 04, 2013      4 comments

I'm back. I know I've made this post a couple times before but a recent image has me returning to what I know I need to do - a picture that is definitely not very flattering. A picture that reminds me I am EXACTLY where I was when I started... Read more


Monday, January 07, 2013      3 comments

What exactly constitutes crazy? It's almost midnight and I got out of bed and had to write that line down and read it for myself. What exactly constitutes crazy? I know from my educational background that normal and abnormal are r... Read more

Not derailed

Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

Hellooooooo, SparkFriends! Well - I got on the scale this morning, 1 week later than I had planned but I did deal with a bit of a challenge. I am down 6 pounds from 2 weeks ago, so I'm happy with that. The challenge is that my family c... Read more

Its good to try something new now and then...

Monday, July 02, 2012      2 comments

I have always been a person that was willing to try something new (now, read this as new - not crazy). I have also been a parent that encourages my kids to try something new. I have often been heard saying "you should try something new every day... Read more

06-29-2012 Accountability Check

Friday, June 29, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I had 2234 of 1710 calories and 3934 of 2300 sodium. Yup, I went over in both - but I will say seeing the number is a good thing and I probably would have went over if I wasn't tracking. I guarantee that in the last year+ that I h... Read more

Back with a Bang

Thursday, June 28, 2012      4 comments

OK - simple. I have to be back. I have to use this tool to help me achieve my goals. I will be figuring out how to get this stuff onto my tablet (android) so any suggestions in that department is much appreciated. I have done the foll... Read more

What have I done...

Thursday, June 28, 2012      3 comments

I am about looking at reality. I'm analytical. I don't try to lie to myself. But recently - I have been lying to myself. "It isn't that bad" - "I can start up again if I try hard enough" - "Once I get the motivation, I'll get back on track"... Read more

OK - new blog

Saturday, March 24, 2012      1 comments

I've "restarted" a few times over... but this time I swear... I'm where I was at 2 years ago when I started on Spark. I have to get Spark back as a tool and get myself back to daily blogging. While I'll still blog here, I like the flexibility wi... Read more

Seeing Myself

Saturday, January 07, 2012      7 comments

Christmas came and went with my getting some really awesome gifts and a promise from my husband that I had another gift coming - I'd be receiving it in two weeks. No amount of prodding or nagging or whining could break him. He would not tel... Read more

tossing some of my lunch out

Tuesday, January 03, 2012      3 comments

Guess who got a little overzealous in packing her lunch this morning? *hangs head* Everything in my bag is good - it's just the sheer amount is not. Namely - my yummy meatloaf. I will be throwing 1 serving out at lunch (and will ... Read more

False Progress

Thursday, December 29, 2011      5 comments

Eh, the title may be misleading - but so is this major weight loss I've seen in the last 2 days. I looked at the scale this morning and am down 6 pounds (I believe) from my start weight TWO DAYS ago. Yea... 2 days. I know the weight is gone... Read more

Hump Day - Hooray

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      0 comments

Ya know, I have not figured out what day I am going to weigh in on. Any ideas of what is best? Monday and take the heat of the weekend.... Wednesday and hope to grab the balance of the middle of the work week.... Friday to hop in at your bes... Read more


Tuesday, December 27, 2011      1 comments

This is my third or fourth "redo" - and I don't know if this will be the last before final victory over the weight war or if this is the start to another battle I may or may not win. I don't know. But I know it's worth trying again. Th... Read more

Monday Monday, so good to me

Monday, August 08, 2011      4 comments

Good morning, blog land. I'm gonna first start out with a bit of a shameless plug - if any of you are fiber arts folks (crochet, knitting, etc), I blog at http://crochet-with-cris.blogs - I'm in a pretty good mood today. I'... Read more

Yesterday, Dinner, and A Menu

Thursday, August 04, 2011      5 comments

So yesterday I put a lot out on the line for everyone to read. And I left work yesterday feeling pretty good. After work is always the downfall. It is very easy to control what I eat at work because... well, I'm at work. After work is a di... Read more

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