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I've been on sabbatical!

Wednesday, September 04, 2013      5 comments

Been some time since I blogged, or since I've been on Spark People - at least two weeks I think. I've been very lax about keeping up with the eating plan, although I have kept up with most of the exercise. The actually accomplished exer... Read more


Saturday, August 03, 2013      4 comments

Its been a few days since I blogged. Here's why. I came home from work on Thursday afternoon. I live on a sparsely populated dead end road out in the country. However, neighbors from my street and the neighboring street were standing in my front... Read more

What clicked this time?

Saturday, July 27, 2013      4 comments

I'm down 10 pounds from when I returned to sparkpeople, and down 17.5 pounds from December, 25 pounds from May. So what clicked this time? I ate mac and cheese last night (kid was home and requested it), but measured it (1 cup) and did no... Read more

Colin Firth, Karl Urban or Russell Crowe

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      4 comments

I think I would never have any problems with getting my weight and exercise under control if JUST ONE of these guys would move into my neighborhood.... Read more

Eat this, Not that

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      1 comments

Original Salmon patty - makes 6 patties 2 whole eggs 1 can boned, skinned salmon 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 cup Italian style bread crumbs 2 cloves finely chopped garlic cooked in a electric skillet with ... Read more

Losing My Spark

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      3 comments

I'm really bored!! Tired of poached/steamed/roasted chicken. Tired of broccoli. Tired of exercising all the time. Sigh... I need ways to kick it up a notch. I don't like to eat meals with many calories, because it cuts into my snacks, so I ... Read more

Another new week

Sunday, July 21, 2013      4 comments

Wow. I can't believe I have come this far. Its been over a month on my journey. Please allow me to toot my own horn for a moment. I've really toed to line with my calories - only slipping once or twice in the first couple of days. I'm dow... Read more

So when will they notice (and do I want them to)?

Friday, July 19, 2013      7 comments

So I'm down almost 15 pounds and haven't told anyone except my husband and daughter that I am involved in a whole new journey into become the 106 pound person inside of me. I have gone from 210 last year to a little over 196 pounds since last ye... Read more

Bachelorette Weekend and other stuff

Thursday, July 18, 2013      0 comments

Husband is at the naked hippy party called Transformus this weekend. Child is working a weekend gig at Camp Wabak. As of today, I am a bachelorette until Monday! Yeah! Hurray! (Only people who have been happily married for 20 years can understa... Read more

If you ask for someone's opinion in a public forum, don't be surprised if you get it

Monday, July 15, 2013      1 comments

If you ask for someone's opinion in a public forum, you should not be surprised to get responses that differ from your opinion, nor should you belittle the opinions you get. After all... YOU ASKED FOR IT!!! Not asking for opinions here, jus... Read more

Good morning New Week!

Sunday, July 14, 2013      0 comments

Last week's recap... Starting weight = 200.4 Ending weight = 198.4 Weight Lost = 2 pounds Goal weight (my inner 106 pound woman) = 106 Starting BMI = 36.6 Ending BMI = 36.4 BMI reduction = .2 point Goal BMI (my inner 106 pound... Read more

I accept my failure... and go on with my life.

Saturday, July 13, 2013      0 comments

So there was a big todo at Sunrift today - and I had to cook it. Hot dogs, hamburgers, potato chips, baked beans, beer. Here is how I managed... Tossed some teriyaki chicken with pineapple on the grill to the side (for hubby and self) while... Read more

End of the week is nearing

Friday, July 12, 2013      5 comments

Its been a good week. Two goals have been accomplished - 1. get below 200 lbs - done, scale is steady at 198. 2. exercise a minimum of 300 minutes per week - I've only got 10 minutes left and its only Friday My calories stayed within my... Read more

My Demon Possessed Scale

Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

My demon possessed scale is at it again, I think. Yesterday the scale said 200.0. Today it says I weigh 198.2. I did not lose two pounds in one day. It seems this scale always goes up before it goes down. For example, it said 200 one day, then 2... Read more

Wednesday, July 10

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      0 comments

I worked both jobs today, but there really was not much to do at Sunrift so I tried to plan my camp cooking demonstration. I have the car camping episode. My husband is running a kayak demo this evening and won't be home until late so I wal... Read more

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