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Sunday, January 18, 2009      9 comments

i have read a lot lately about the fact that BMI measures are actually overrated. BMI is a very unreliable measurement for a healthy weight because it doesn't take into account a person's build (it doesn't work for very tall or petite persons an... Read more
i should be healthier.
Friday, January 16, 2009      4 comments

i have been sick a lot this last year, more than i should have been. i don't know what's the issue, i'm getting my fruits and veggies, i'm taking a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement, and another iron and vitamin c supplement. i've drastically... Read more
an idea for annette!
Friday, January 09, 2009      5 comments

i wonder if that would work?... Read more
1st swim in 2009 - sooo awesome!
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      3 comments

today again, a dailyspark blog entry provided me with new insight and understanding. this time it was coach dean's tip #2 for maintaining motivation.
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just for the laugh ...
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      6 comments

i thought you'd all get a laugh out of this. that's about how i feel today, but i'm going out for a walk in the sun now! edit: aargh, SP scaled it down so much you almost can'... Read more
dreams, wishes, goals or resolutions?
Friday, January 02, 2009      9 comments

i admit it, i have been giving new year's resolutions another thought. i am a person who claims never to make new year's resolutions, because everyone i know who makes them always tosses them overboard within the first couple of weeks of th... Read more
Winter Solstice Blessing
Sunday, December 21, 2008      10 comments

by Stacy Anne Murphy Shed away your tired old coats my darlings. Shed the tears that tear you from within. Like a snake who has outgrown her skin, writhe and s... Read more
my pros and cons on organic food
Sunday, December 14, 2008      5 comments

according to wikipedia, "organic foods are made according to certain production standards, meaning they are grown without the use of conventional pesticides and artificial fertilizers, free from contamination by human or industrial waste, and pr... Read more
how balanced are your nutrients?
Monday, December 08, 2008      4 comments

i still track my calories every single day, even after more than 17 months on SP. an exception are days when i'm out of town, but even then i try to recapitulate what i had as good as i can when i get back home, just to make sure i wasn't totall... Read more
progress update december 1st
Monday, December 01, 2008      16 comments

okay, this is not just a post like any other progress update these last couple of months. today is a special day for me. despite my cold i woke up energized and motivated. i logged on to SP and found a congratulation for being the featured SP... Read more
how do your friends and/or family members help motivate you to lose weight?
Wednesday, November 26, 2008      7 comments

i am terribly behind on my blogging, mostly because nothing worth mentioning has happened in my life. i had a good weekend, i'm trying to eat sensibly, i've gotten some exercise, my weight stays stuck. so, because i didn't want to let anoth... Read more
a child's question, and an invitation to share
Sunday, November 09, 2008      8 comments

as i was riding my bike to work yesterday i noticed that for the first time since i have started my bike-to-work routine, i was facing a pretty strong headwind. that made me contemplate the whimsicality of wind for a while, and suddenly i rememb... Read more
progress update november 4th
Tuesday, November 04, 2008      14 comments

almost missed my monthly update AGAIN (completely forgot to post one in october) so i'm doing this right now. okay, winter is getting serious now. we've had a first hint of frost, but it's 40F/4C today. the biggest problem for me is the dar... Read more
Wednesday, October 29, 2008      14 comments

heather challenged me today to write about 5 things i am grateful for, and i think this is a wonderful chance to count my blessings. first of all, i am grateful for my friends, my SP friends as well as the ones i see on a regular basis. man... Read more
leaving 150-ville
Thursday, October 23, 2008      15 comments

just a very short announcement, since i'm kind of short on time: first - i left 150-ville for good, i think. my weight this morning is 149.5, it has been below 150 all week and i decided to do my "official" weigh-in a day early since i have to... Read more

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