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My Level 10 Effort

Tuesday, May 03, 2016      1 comments

This week's Primal Potential minisode was spot on, just what I needed, right when I needed it. How does she do that?! Here it is, have a listen. I... Read more

New Month, Refined Goals

Monday, May 02, 2016      4 comments

I've decided to ramp up my fitness because it's a big mental motivator for me to other acts of kindness for myself and doing some activity in the morning really sets the tone for the day. My goals for the week: 1) Read more

Let's Do This Again Tomorrow

Sunday, May 01, 2016      3 comments

Today was a complete 180 from yesterday. I met my protein and carb targets, closed the kitchen after dinner, and didn't feel the slightest tug of a craving. I think yesterday's cravings might've been due to my period. I'm grateful it didn't ex... Read more

The Indulgence is a Rerun, so I Won't Miss It!

Sunday, May 01, 2016      2 comments

What a great first of May! I started my day with a walk to one of my favorite podcasts. Now, I'm sitting here fine tuning my goals for the month. Last month, I think I did fairly well, but setting food oriented goals typically backfires on me. ... Read more

A Good GP is Hard To Find

Saturday, April 30, 2016      2 comments

I had a low food day yesterday. I rarely eat so little. My protein and carbs were 79 /46. I was targeting 110 / 80, but I just wasn't hungry. The two days prior, I had well over my goal, so I figure one low day won't hurt. It's unlikely to hap... Read more

Fear of Missing Out

Thursday, April 28, 2016      4 comments

I listened to a good podcast this morning about the Fear of Missing Out. People with food relationship issues sometimes get anxi... Read more

Next Stop: Midpoint Appointment

Monday, April 25, 2016      0 comments

I had my bariatric matrix appointment at Swedish today. I'm not sure why it's called that. I suppose because I'm seeing a matrix of specialists? I met with the dietician and the psychologist. I passed both with flying colors! Read more

Making My Own Inspiration

Friday, April 22, 2016      2 comments

My hard copy journal has become my home lately. Honestly, there isn't much going on there either. I will say this: I have my first appointment wi... Read more

For Posterity's Sake

Tuesday, April 12, 2016      3 comments

I haven't had much time to log in to Sparkpeople lately because I've been focusing on being my positive, fabulous ole self! I've been tracking and reflecting using a hard copy tracker and my online tribe here sort of fell away and I haven't had... Read more

Why I Love My Mom

Sunday, April 03, 2016      4 comments

Since I have bariatric appointments scheduled this month, it was time to tell my boss for leave purposes and my mom because I know how concerned she is with the simplest of surgeries. I emailed the boss. The only thing I hesitated telling her ab... Read more

Week 9 Review

Wednesday, March 23, 2016      1 comments

My goals this past week: 1) emoticon Practice daily affirmations. Read more

Taking that First Step

Friday, March 18, 2016      6 comments

I finally registered for a weight loss seminar at Swedish. It's the first step in the process for surgery. My sleep doctor recommended it back in 2010. That was the first time I remotely considered it. And even then, I only got as far as mak... Read more

Practicing Consistency

Wednesday, March 16, 2016      1 comments

Weekly Review (3/9 - 3/15) My goals: 1) emoticon Practice daily affirmations. Read more

I Can. I Should. I Will. Arguing Why I Can

Sunday, March 13, 2016      0 comments

This will be brief. Wanted to share a recorded message from my fat loss coach, EB. I've blogged about arguing for your weaknesses before, but she does a great job reminding us about it here. Let me know what you think. Are you ready to ... Read more

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