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Welcome to Reiwa!
Tuesday, April 30, 2019      2 comments

Today begins a new era in Japan! Last night, the emperor abdicated (it's been in process for a very long time), which meant the end of the Heisei era. ... Read more
The next step
Friday, April 05, 2019      4 comments

Change is hard, even good change! Even though things are going well (new low weight this morning), I'm still feeling the effect of changes. The ne... Read more
Greetings from the long slog
Saturday, March 16, 2019      2 comments

Welp, the long slog continues. I reset on Wednesday after realizing I was getting a bit careless in my choices. I was so excited to weigh, but apparently it takes a little longer than a day to see results. ... Read more
When the going gets tough
Friday, February 22, 2019      5 comments

This is me, and me a few weeks ago. I'm feeling a little stuck. Also, very pale. Lately, I've been feeling a little discouraged because of how muc... Read more
BLC Challenge - what's going well
Friday, February 08, 2019      1 comments

Here I am again! It's a chilly morning in Japan, so I'm tucked under a cozy cover. This week's challenge is to blog and reflect about what's going well... Read more
Why I started and why I won't quit
Friday, February 01, 2019      6 comments

Well, here I am again! A part of me feels a bit cheeky writing about why I won't quit. ... Read more
Day 2 of Experiments
Monday, March 05, 2018      5 comments

Today I tried listening to what my body wanted to eat for dinner. It wanted a huge salad. OK with me! I had a nice relaxing dinner with my salad and no TV, and now I don't really want anything else! I have some yummy grapes to eat for dessert, b... Read more
Sunday, March 04, 2018      7 comments

Today I looked up a motivational quote to post in group chat for the BLC. It affected me more than usual. It said, "If your plan doesn't work, change ... Read more
Food, food, food
Sunday, October 08, 2017      2 comments

After feeling so stressed about food on Saturday, I got on Pinterest and started browsing. I soon realized that the most appealing recipes for me are P... Read more
Food...why are you so complicated?
Friday, October 06, 2017      3 comments

I've just been thinking about some stuff lately, and I kind of feel like working through it here. Things aren't going all that well in relation to food. My thoughts around food are not happy ones. I rarely feel positive about what I eat. I strug... Read more
Week 2 Plan
Friday, January 27, 2017      4 comments

I LOVED having my plan last week! I had a few meals outside the plan, but overall, it was so easy to have a prepped fridge and list of available foods. And I lost weight...woohoo! So, here we go again! Breakfast list: Overnight oats ... Read more
My Happy Plan
Friday, January 20, 2017      8 comments

It's a new year, and I'm ready to try something different! My first goal is to lose 5 pounds, and I'm going to try to do it by planning my foods and exercising an hour a day (5x). It might work, and it might fail! But I'm going to try! I seem to... Read more
What's going well so far
Monday, October 10, 2016      2 comments

Somehow we are already in Week 5 of BLC32. I can't believe it! This round has been really tough. I've relocated to Nagoya and I'm teaching in a new school. Life has pretty much been a whirlwind. But a few things are going well. I'm keeping ... Read more
Why I started and why I will not give up
Sunday, October 02, 2016      6 comments

I'll be honest, I've been struggling lately. I haven't been to the gym in a while (I'm getting lots of outdoor exercise, though) and I haven't really felt like cooking. My weight feels stuck, and so do I. But I'm not going to give up! I sta... Read more
Changes are Coming
Monday, January 25, 2016      4 comments

emoticon So far, BLC... Read more

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