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Week 1 - Action Words
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      6 comments

This blog was really hard! I have found many things I need to figure out! Mindset: Setting your mind on what you want and going for it. At this point in my journey, I’m having a little trouble getting my head into the game, because my old... Read more
A Bizarre Gym Experience
Monday, November 11, 2013      12 comments

From my outside blog, elizinjapan.blogspot.com . Living in Japan has had its share of weird moments. Today, I had one of the weirdest experiences of my life. And I've had a lot of weird experiences here! This one may have ju... Read more
Tulips and Health Journeys
Sunday, August 18, 2013      2 comments

Over the weekend, I read something that really stuck with me. "One of the signs of of aging is the temptation to view all our yesterdays as the good old days and to find in the... Read more
Monday
Monday, July 22, 2013      1 comments

It seems that many of my blogs are about me wanting to do better. In the interest of accountability (and getting some blog balance), I'll try to blog this week about my goals. I will eat three healthy meals and possibly 1 or 2 snacks each d... Read more
Regrouping
Sunday, July 21, 2013      4 comments

So, here we are, a little over halfway through BLC22. I have lost a little over 2 lbs. It is not as much as I would like, but at least it is down rather than up. Summer vacation is kicking off in Japan, and although I still have to work eve... Read more
What was I thinking?
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      12 comments

I posted a gain this week, and I am not happy about it. But, as I thought back over the week, I realized where I had been a bit of a wild child. OK, that's a complete understatement. Here are my goals for this week to turn the boat around (... Read more
Hope
Sunday, May 12, 2013      6 comments

First, a lovely story. Older gentleman at the gym who knows I like running in races: "Are you running in the xx Marathon this year?" Me: "No, I don't think so." Older gentleman: "Why not?" I have several reasons, but I just pick a simple... Read more
Thinking about BLC21
Thursday, April 04, 2013      6 comments

So far this round, I have lost 0 pounds. Well, that is not entirely true. I have lost 6.7 lbs. It is just that I keep finding them again. Wish my record for finding socks was that good! For some reason, the winter BLC rounds are always the harde... Read more
Weekend Update
Friday, March 22, 2013      4 comments

Well, I'm excited to report that my mini-goals are going pretty well so far! Food: I tracked Monday-Friday, and I have no plans to stop. It has been so helpful to track on the days that I've been outside my goal range of 1200-1550. I discov... Read more
8 Week Reflection Blog
Sunday, March 17, 2013      13 comments

This is me these days. It's hard to see anything, because it's winter! Guess that's why I like winter! ... Read more
Brace Yourselves! Valentine's Day in Japan
Sunday, February 03, 2013      6 comments

Next week, the weirdest day of the year in Japan is coming. Brace yourselves. It's Valentine's Day. Back in the US, Valentine's Day wasn't a big problem, even th... Read more
Parties in Japan
Sunday, February 03, 2013      15 comments

One day, you sit down at your desk in the crowded staff room of your Japanese office and notice a slip of paper on your desk. It's an invitation to an enkai (a party). The invitation has the type of party, the location, the time, and the price. ... Read more
Dear Me (BLC21 Goals)
Friday, January 25, 2013      5 comments

Dear Me, I know you are kind of a mess right now. The re-entry process after a long vacation is tough. And you are still feeling bleah. But I think you will see that as you start to make positive changes, you will start to feel better. Th... Read more
Forest ABCs of me
Saturday, January 12, 2013      6 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you? Yes, I think so. Well, sort of. Maybe? In certain ways? B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)? Goldie - I have be... Read more
November Map
Friday, November 02, 2012      5 comments

I love planning! Carrying out said plan...eeeeeeh. But I'm going to do my best for my health and for the Forest this month! RAWR! My biggest goal by November 30 is to be the healthiest I can be. I've been under a load of stress lately, an... Read more

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