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getting ready for sweatsuit to swimsuit bootcamp
Sunday, May 03, 2009      4 comments

so for those of you who don't know yet, last thursday i joined the "sweatsuit to swimsuit bootcamp", together with thousands of others. our first optional bonus challenge for today's start into the bootcamp is to update my blog with my startin... Read more
an invitation, and panic
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      7 comments

today i got an invitation to a friend's wedding. he's my best friend from high school days, and probably the closest friend i ever had, and still have. and he lives in washington d.c. the wedding is going to be in connecticut, close to his ... Read more
oops - has it really been 2 weeks?
Friday, April 24, 2009      6 comments

appearently it has been 19 days since i last blogged, and the days have been so busy that i thought it might have been 6. there's not really much i have to tell, my weight is down to 154 again, i'm trying not to get too excited about it bec... Read more
weird weight musings
Sunday, April 05, 2009      16 comments

okay, i already hear you all telling me not to focus on my scale too much. but i really don't understand what is happening at the moment, i don't feel like a weight loss veteran, i feel more like a newbie than when i started out on SP. so excuse... Read more
first week challenge update, and else.
Thursday, April 02, 2009      12 comments

so i have been on track for a week now. have been sticking to my "frog & toad" goals as good as i can - connecting with friends here on SP, staying within calorie and nutrient ranges (only messed up once), got my 8 hours of sleep every night but... Read more
frog & toad
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      10 comments

my dear friend menna posted this challenge on her blog a few days ago, to keep herself on track and re-focus.
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first day of spring ...
Friday, March 20, 2009      12 comments

... or actually the third, if i ignore the calendar. it has been sunny for three days now, and while still chilly and slightly windy the days have warmed up from the mid-thirties to mid-fifties by noon. i have spent more than an hour in the ... Read more
too exhausted to be hungry
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      8 comments

just a quick blog to let everyone know that i'll be gone for a few days - there are several birthdays coming up and i'll be seeing my dad for his on thursday and a good frien... Read more
a taste of summer
Friday, March 06, 2009      9 comments

i just made myself a little fix for my blah winter mood - the temperatures are back down to the lower 40s and it has been chilly, gray and rainy for 2 whole days again. i had a bunch of fresh mint leftover from my dinner on wednesday, and they... Read more
68 things my mom taught me
Thursday, February 26, 2009      12 comments

be yourself. live with devotion. watch your posture. reach out. wash your hands. don't hurt anyone. be kind. be patient. cherish the small things. don't shuffle. watch your weight. be creative. learn languages. don't po... Read more
my itchy soul
Saturday, February 21, 2009      5 comments

lately i am having increasing troubles with my atopic dermatitis, which had been pretty much leaving me alone for years up to now. i was in a pretty bad state in my mid-twenties, while i was going through stressful times leading up to my diploma... Read more
the escape plan
Thursday, February 12, 2009      3 comments

i found this while surfing the web this morning, and i thought it describes perfectly how i feel today - the little mouse that can finally just walk out between the bars of its cage. ... Read more
a blog post for robin
Thursday, February 05, 2009      6 comments

my spark friend robin did a wonderful blog post today, in which she tells about reaching out for her dream of a strong, lean and beautiful swimmer's body.
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ponderings of a (newly) middle aged
Saturday, January 31, 2009      8 comments

at a cafe earlier this week i read a quote on the wall - i have googled it and i think it's by george bernhard shaw - saying "youth is wasted on the young". well, if you think about it, it isn't news. we all yearn for some of the feelings from o... Read more
a little success story ...
Friday, January 23, 2009      7 comments

... that made me very proud and happy today. on new year's eve we were joined by a friend of a friend, someone whom i like a lot but don't know very well and don't meet very often. he declined dinner because - he confessed - he had had a ... Read more

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