One Small Step for Me
Thursday, August 18, 2011      1 comments

I made a commitment that I was going to get healthy and set a good example for my kids. So, this week, instead of the crazy running and eating out 3 times a week (really, quite sad), I went home and made dinner. Even when I was tempted to get a ... Read more
Back on the wagon again
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      2 comments

This time is different. You know how I know? 1) This is not about a New Year's Resolution - I didn't make one. 2) This is not about getting into a dress/swimsuit/etc. 3) This is not about losing weight fast for some event. 4) This is n... Read more
Ah, the first 5 pounds...GONE
Thursday, September 30, 2010      6 comments

Dreary-eyed, I stepped on the scale this morning (having not worked out last night -- full disclosure) and was SHOCKED. What happened? I lost 5 pounds? This cannot be... Why these past two weeks have been terrible... 1. I didn't work out c... Read more
If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer - Alan Lewis
Thursday, September 23, 2010      3 comments

I've been thinking about persistence lately. I've been looking at quotes and motivational stories - everything to try and get a handle on the difference between those who succeed and those who fail. I think the key factor between the two is pers... Read more
Sometimes the best advice isnt the best...
Friday, September 17, 2010      5 comments

Ok, so I know I am not supposed to weight myself everyday. Countless articles have said so, and even the tool reinforces this message. However. If I weigh myself once per week, there is alot riding on that weigh in. Did I have Indian ... Read more
What I've learned
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      0 comments

I've learned... * that I stick to my goals during the week, but skip focus on the weekends * that week over week, I am not consistent enough * that I use food as a reward * that I don't take enough time for myself * that I hardly ev... Read more
Monday, April 05, 2010      1 comments

How many of you find this to be the hardest thing? Tracking food? Sure, I can do that. Exercise? Not a problem. Write in a journal? Agonizing sigh... I wonder why it is that some people can do this so easily, but for me it is a ... Read more
Sick sick sick
Monday, March 08, 2010      2 comments

How do you keep on track while you're sick? I feel just awful. I got the flu and I feel like I have just completed a marathon (aches, pains) while having a head cold. Yuck. OTC medicines do not seem to help. Sleep. But I am not ... Read more
40 Before I am 40
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      0 comments

I turned 39 and there's still a few things on my life list to get done. In random order. I guess I better get moving! 1. Get a facial. 2. Buy a bikini. 3. Wear said bikini to the beach. 4. Throw out my 'fat' clothes. 5. Race my son... Read more
Just starting out....
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      1 comments

Here I am trying to reach outside of my comfort zone and sharing in a rather public way the private battle I have had all of my life with my weight. The irony is that is way always public. Hello, I'm fat! But I never wanted to admit it, even to ... Read more