Thursday, January 29, 2009      3 comments

As progress report week approaches, I can see the signs of my work ethic starting to slip, but I don't want it to slip into my health and fitness and poison my progress. I brought grading home today, which I of course did NOT do, and tomorrow w... Read more
Tiny Change = Huge Success
Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

I was able to visualize today on the treadmill! I've been not-so-patiently waiting for this to return because my recent workouts have included lots of negative thoughts, and it was SO exciting to have all that positive self-talk to get me throu... Read more
Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

Since school has been out, I've been going to the Y like crazy. I've been taking more specific steps, such as focusing on eating more fresh produce, especially of the green nature, which tends to be more difficult for me. I went to a restauran... Read more
A Pleasant Surprise
Tuesday, December 11, 2007      0 comments

This morning I stepped on the scale. It wasn't my normal weigh-in day, but I did it anyways, and I'm glad I did. I've been stuck at my starting weight for almost two weeks, and I had finally lost 1.5 lbs (which I attributed to normal fluctuati... Read more
Moment of Truth
Tuesday, December 04, 2007      0 comments

On Saturday, a group of us were talking about weight. I don't remember how it came up, but it was the topic of discussion. A friend, being the polite and chivalrous man that he is, gave the "you're not fat" mini-speech, followed by challenges ... Read more
Patience & Success
Friday, November 30, 2007      0 comments

I'm so impatient, and it's frustrating to get on the scale and see a higher number instead of a lower one. I need to go back to weighing in once a week so I don't beat myself up over the daily fluctuations. I've been eating better, working out... Read more