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Day 9 -- NSV's

Monday, May 18, 2015      3 comments

I was looking back through my old blogs. I found one on July 9, 2014 that said I wanted to achieve the following non-scale victories: 1) No longer feeling pain in my foot 2) Fitting comfortably into my new school boy blazer 3) Fittin... Read more

Day 8 -- Treat day!

Sunday, May 17, 2015      2 comments

Man, I am loving my treat days. Yesterday was a good one. It was my nephew's 10th birthday party. I had pizza and cupcakes! And later in the evening, my husband and I had fancy grilled cheese sandwiches for dinner. Yum. My calories were hi... Read more

Day 6 -- Lots of Success

Friday, May 15, 2015      2 comments

I'm feeling very successful today. I've lost another 1.3 pounds. I'm very excited because I have not been dieting, just measuring my food, packing a healthy lunch with lots of healthy snacks and eating a light dinner. Breakfast is usually smo... Read more

Day 4 -- Problems + Solutions

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      5 comments

My log-in streak died! Of course, streaks were meant to be broken . . . and outdone. :-D Here are a few things I've been working on this week. I've finally adjusted my perspective to think about weight in terms of healthy habits. Whe... Read more

Day 159 -- Touching the Void

Friday, May 08, 2015      1 comments

Well, I haven't blogged for a solid week so you know it can't be good. I haven't been on a disastrous binge streak but I've been experiencing the Great Interrupter -- that is, my period. I decided to be "gentle with myself" this month, which b... Read more

Day 152 -- WooHoo! Success! + April Results and May Goals.

Friday, May 01, 2015      5 comments

YAY!! I did it. I am finally out of the 190's and into the 180's for the first time in over a year. In fact, I haven't weighed in this low since January 2014!! Last week, I didn't lose any weight In fact, I "gained" .3 pounds. I refuse... Read more

Day 151 -- A few NSV's to start off the day . . . And brainstorming my May goals

Thursday, April 30, 2015      2 comments

Do you ever buy a dress that's just a little bit too tight on the premise that you'll lose weight and it'll fit better in a few weeks? Then it just sits in your closet unworn? Maybe you even gain weight and the dress gets depressingly further ... Read more

Day 150 -- The Sexy Path

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      5 comments

I've been thinking a lot about willpower lately. It seems like sometimes a herculean amount of willpower is required to lose weight. But I'm increasingly finding that the best plan is one that does not REQUIRE that you exercise a lot of willpo... Read more

DAY 149 -- Week(end) in Review

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      1 comments

Last week ended up being pretty mixed for me. I had an awesome Monday through Friday but my weekend was, well, insane. I scheduled us for four stacked back-to-back social events on Saturday and though I had a BLAST I saw easily how this kind o... Read more

Day 145 -- My biggest success of all

Friday, April 24, 2015      5 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


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