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What I am NOT going to do...

Thursday, May 21, 2015      4 comments

I am not going to freak out because I didn't get a workout in during the past two days. I am not going to eat unhealthy garbage because I didn't get a workout in during the past two days. I am not going to skip a workout tonight and bl... Read more

Successes and Struggles: May 19

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      5 comments

Thank goodness I wrote out a plan for last night. I couldn't get it all done, but the important stuff happened. Successes: * I ate the planned meals, tracked it all, and stayed in range. * I did get in a 2-mile walk/jog with the dog (an... Read more

What's the Focus for the Week?

Monday, May 18, 2015      2 comments

Last week was mentally tough, and I have survived. This week, I am ready to re-focus on healthy decisions. Plan #1: Meal -planning I'll be using the first week of The Spark Solution for meal plans beginning tomorrow. They are tasty, use ... Read more

Whoa, Honey! Fell Off Wagon, But Ran Alongside It

Thursday, May 14, 2015      4 comments

Girl, please. The last five days have been a bit of a whirlwind with work and family needing more of my time than normal. Now that's it's over, I'm taking inventory: Exercise: Shoot. Didn't really happen. Well, that can change. Eating:... Read more

Ten Days of Good Decisions

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      4 comments

Ten days ago I dusted off my copy of The Spark Solution, read the book again, bought groceries, planned meals, weighed in, and buckled down to face what seemed to be a turning point in my health: my weight was 12 pounds higher than before my bro... Read more

Whoa! Binge Began, Then Stopped

Friday, May 01, 2015      5 comments

Lesson: must track food or eating gets out of control. My school brought in lunch from Panera since a group of us were interviewing today. No biggie; I had salad and bread. But I didn't track. And that's how the binge begins. I feel like I... Read more

Saboteurs

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      3 comments

Okay, this just happened. I have a colleague at work who I confided in on Monday about my recent weight struggles and my plan. (You know, tell people, enlist support.) She appeared very supportive at the time. Today, I told her that I'... Read more

Successes and Struggles

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      1 comments

Successes: I had a great Monday by following The Spark Solution Day 1. Ate well, exercised, felt really good. I avoided the scale this morning. I am committing to weighing myself only on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Segue into Struggles: ... Read more

Does Everybody Lose Control?

Monday, April 27, 2015      6 comments

Because, seriously folks, I have let my bad habits get out of hand. (I almost wrote "let myself get out of hand" but this isn't about blame. It's about progress.) Let's talk numbers. 154. There. It's out there. Not that it's a bad numb... Read more

Reflection and Goal for April 21

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      3 comments

What's Going Well: The beginnings of the week are always good for me: meals are planned, exercise is planned, my attitude is one of a fresh start. That said, it's been a good couple of days. I am tracking food (until 3:00) and I had a good ... Read more

Reflection and Goal for March 27

Friday, March 27, 2015      1 comments

What's going well: I've been much more conscious about eating healthy lately. Oatmeal or raisin bran for breakfast, more salads with or for lunch, and watching portions at dinner. New habit: I must drink 4 glasses of water before I can have... Read more

Reflection and Goal for March 3

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      1 comments

What's Going Well? Most things! Still eating healthy for the most part. I'm getting back into the workout gig. Last night, I dragged myself to TKD (dragged because I was exhausted), and over the weekend I managed to do a weightlifting/cardio c... Read more

Reflection and Goal for Feb. 25

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      3 comments

What's Going Well? I feel really good today. Mostly, this is because I've been tracking food, eating GOOD food (meaning healthy), staying full, and avoiding the binges. I'm not stressed -- and I'm not feeling negative about my body. I'... Read more

Reflection and Goal for Feb. 23

Monday, February 23, 2015      0 comments

What Went Well Over the Weekend: I went to sparring class! I haven't gone in months, and it felt good to put on the gear and again and kick people. :) I also did the regular class, getting an 80-minute workout in on Saturday. On Friday... Read more

Land, ho!

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      4 comments

Along with chronic laziness, I was struck by a bout of bronchitis (indeed, nobody got time for dat) and have just floundered for the last two weeks. What happens when one flounders too long? One eventually hits land. I've decided to name th... Read more


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