Getting Ready For Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 25, 2010      1 comments

... and trying to figure out how to handle it (i.e. avoiding the usual overeating). Its 10 in the morning and I'm already having a gin and tonic and had some of the cheese log and some tortilla chips (in addition to an egg and an english muffin ... Read more
Starting Point
Monday, November 22, 2010      0 comments

So I've been sporadically sparking for 4 years, so its really one of many "starting" points. But there's always a certain energy and hope that comes with saying that you're ready to make a change starting NOW; not tomorrow, not next week, not a... Read more
Journal Exercise #3
Sunday, August 15, 2010      0 comments

Write about times when you have had a snack without really being hungry. Describe these situations. Jot down some ideas that you can use to help prevent you from doing eating mindlessly in the future. -Sometimes just walking through the ... Read more
Journaling Activity #1 (from my employer's lifestyle improvement plan)
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      0 comments

Put some thought into ways that weight loss can improve your health, energy, or self-esteem. Which ones are important to you? I lost 30 pounds in 2006/2007, and I can remember having significantly more energy and confidence and I would love... Read more
Back From Vacation and a Few Pounds Up
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      2 comments

We ate dinner out every day, so I'm actually happy with only a three pound gain. But I'm home now, so its time to get back to work. Gotta get some exercise in before my shift... probably I'll go for a walk, do a few crunches, maybe a little... Read more
5 Things to do To Keep Me Motivated During the Summer Challenge
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

-Consistently visualize how I want to look/feel at my college homecoming in the fall -Post something to the yellow team site at least once a day -Write a blog entry every day -Plan out some small summer goals and rewards -Reflect on t... Read more
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      0 comments

I did scan back and there were some blogs leading up to mid 2007 (when I started gaining). I talked about my foot injury (which never has completely healed) making it hard to do intense workouts and frustrations over a plateau. I also know that ... Read more
A Healthy Finish Is A New Start
Monday, May 17, 2010      1 comments

My day is finishing off on a healthier note than my days have lately. I didn't have dessert (though I indulged quite a bit earlier today while at work), worked out on the wii fit (yes, "working out" might be overstating it a bit), and did a few ... Read more
Reality Check
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      2 comments

I've been getting motivated the last few weeks, fitness-wise. The biggest change is some regular strength training, thanks to the wii active. But I have tracked my calories 3 times this week, and all 3 days I consumed between 2200 and 2500 ... Read more
Friday, March 19, 2010      2 comments

Well weigh in didn't go as I had hoped. Pretty much the whole last month hasn't gone as I hoped. I've been getting into a routine with the Wii Active game, and I think it something I can keep building on. This weeks challenge for my te... Read more
Weigh In Tomorrow
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      1 comments

I'm setting some goals for the rest of the day, so that I can have the best weigh in possible for my team: -12 cups of water (I've exercised and drank coffee, and probably will drink more coffee at work) -a really smart snack after work, ... Read more
5 Motivations to Get Healthy
Saturday, February 27, 2010      1 comments

1) To stay younger longer. My almost 80-year-old grandma plays in a senior tennis league twice a week and helps babysit her great-grandkids and comes on the big family camping trip every year. Being active has helped her stay active I think. ... Read more
Seems Like Good Day
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      0 comments

... other than I just spent $400 dollars at the eye doctor. But I hadn't been in two years, so we'll call this 2 years worth of examination and eyewear. I had a latte and a pastry this morning (not at Starbucks, went to the neighborhood sh... Read more
Anxiety Again
Monday, August 17, 2009      0 comments

I had another bout with anxiety this afternoon... when it happened the other day, I thought it might have something to do with blood sugar, since I had been eating a junk food that day... but not today. I don't know what's going on. I just felt ... Read more
Saturday, August 15, 2009      2 comments

I lost 3 pound in May and 4 pounds in June. Throughout July and August I have bounced around between 187 and 191 (which incidentally are the 4 pounds I lost in June). I have started using the food tracker again, and I've noticed that Spa... Read more

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