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Day 145 -- My biggest success of all

Friday, April 24, 2015      2 comments

I didn't lose any weight this week. I didn't gain either. And that's just fine. I've lost 2 more inches from my hips. I ate healthy and worked out (albeit not as much as usual, given that I was sick this week). I've had some MAJOR... Read more

Day 144 -- Oh happy day!

Thursday, April 23, 2015      5 comments

Today has been a great day and there are more great things in store. I've been productive at work, I had a FANTASTIC mid-day walk and I'm walking with my husband this evening, too. I'm also taking one of my dance classes thereafter. So, lots ... Read more

Day 143 -- Bad day, good news!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      2 comments

I had a rough day, yesterday. I took ill on my way to work and had to return home. I was out sick all day, dealing with bouts of nausea. I didn't want to cancel my workouts but I did. I've read that it isn't generally bad to work out when il... Read more

Day 141 -- Plan for the week

Monday, April 20, 2015      2 comments

I spent yesterday meal planning and prepping and I've gotten my week off to a pretty good start (although I did hitch a ride to work with my husband today, skipping my morning walk, tsk, tsk . . . but I walked during my lunch break to make up fo... Read more

Day 140 -- Snap Back Sunday!

Sunday, April 19, 2015      1 comments

I had a good day yesterday. It was my cheat day and it was fun but not a binge. I started my day with two classes at my fitness studio. After two days off, I felt great! Then my friends and I met up at one of my favorite coffee shops in SF a... Read more

Day 138 -- WooHoo!

Friday, April 17, 2015      3 comments

WooHoo! I've lost two pounds since my last weigh-in. This is great information because it let's me know that I can lose weight at my current calorie intake, which is pretty high and thus pretty sustainable. I've never tried losing weight slowl... Read more

Day 137 -- Expectations

Thursday, April 16, 2015      5 comments

A friend on HSM posted yesterday that she didn't step on the scale for two weeks. When she finally did step on, and posted a loss of 2.8 pounds, she was disappointed. See, she had expected so much more from two solid weeks of eating healthfull... Read more

Day 136 -- Mid-Month Check-In

Wednesday, April 15, 2015      3 comments

Let's see how I'm doing with my goals for April! 1) Eat as clean as possible 6 days a week with one cheat day emoticonRead more

Day 135 -- Gretchen Rubin + the 4 Tendencies

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      1 comments

In her new book Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin discusses the four most common personality types when it comes to habit formation and follow-through: The Upholder (generally meets commitments made to the self just as well as those made to oth... Read more

Day 134 -- Weekend + Daily Goals + Pics

Monday, April 13, 2015      4 comments

I had a super fun weekend. We went to two concerts, Florence + the Machine on Thursday and Alabama Shakes on Saturday. I ate just fine on Thursday but got a little turnt up at the show -- lots of vodka tonics! Saturday was my cheat day and i... Read more

Day 130 -- More tweaks!

Thursday, April 09, 2015      3 comments

One of my Sparkfriends commented that I'm very analytical. So true! I'm an attorney and I love to research and puzzle over things. Sometimes it can be a bit much but I think on this journey it has mostly been helpful (as long as I don't get t... Read more

Day 129 -- What's sustainable?

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      2 comments

It stands to reason that if I can grow my list of healthy habits, while shrinking my list of unhealthy habits, I will be able to move towards my goal. My healthy habits: Cooking at home Packing a lunch Walking instead of driving ... Read more

Day 128 -- Thoughts on goals + consistency

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      4 comments

I started thinking abut my goal today. I have a number in mind. It's about 25 pounds away. I've made so many changes over the years. I've gotten active, improved my diet and lost and kept off over 50 pounds! But what will it take for me to ... Read more

Day 127 -- Surviving the holiday!

Monday, April 06, 2015      3 comments

Well, I survived the weekend. My mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law came to stay for Passover. We had 16 people on Friday night and everything went very smoothly. It was one of our most fun and memorable Seders in years. Great food, great ... Read more

Day 123 -- Awesome April -- plus progress pics!

Thursday, April 02, 2015      9 comments

Are you ready to spring into an Awesome April? I sure am. I'm knee deep in Passover prep (and concurrently afflicted with PMS) but I'm still feel jolly, capable and ready to rock this month! It's easy to feel good about my journey at the ... Read more


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