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Ask for Help!
Friday, July 30, 2010      1 comments

Had a little breakthrough yesterday and so now I want to practice the same thing everyday. You see, I have a superwoman complex. Not just perfectionist thing, but also the I am responsible for the whole freaking world. I have given advice so man... Read more
Dear body, you still love me, right?
Sunday, July 25, 2010      0 comments

Dear Body, Here are the reasons why I think you should still love me. - Food has been relatively on plan. On the days that I have not planned everything, I still made good choices and I have been inside my calorie range. - Sugar c... Read more
mmmm Spinach - low fat/low cal Sag Paneer
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      4 comments

I was fooling around with a recipe and figured out a low cal, low fat version of Sag Paneer. It's a little spicy but very yummy and infinitely lighter than the full fat version you get at the restaurant. I recommend pairing it with some ... Read more
working it out
Saturday, July 03, 2010      3 comments

Woke up today not so positive about everything. Super frustrated about the lumps and bumps around my middle section that were not there a year ago...it is so frustrating to be back in a spot that I never wanted to be in again. Nothing fits like... Read more
Wonderwoman bracelets
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      4 comments

I was just sitting here saying my goals/affirmations out loud and I came across my last one, "I am healthier than I have ever been before." What was interesting was that I noticed how when I said it, the first thought that popped in my head... Read more
CLEAN SLATE!
Monday, June 21, 2010      5 comments

I call CLEAN SLATE! I have been off of here for too long and now, wouldn't you know it, I am coming back up from behind. Got myself into such a mess with negative self talk and fatalistic attitudes. NO more. I am re-declaring war... Read more
Sugar and why I am off it
Monday, March 09, 2009      4 comments

So I did a little sugar detox over the weekend... I do not want to go through that again! I had the worst headache that turned into a migraine for most of Thursday afternoon. Late in the evening I finally felt better, but nothing helped... Read more
Heart-Brain Connection
Monday, March 02, 2009      3 comments

My dad told me a funny story yesterday. He was talking to his workout partner at the gym and his partner said that there are about 18inches between our brain and our heart. And it's funny because in our heart: - we WANT to do the... Read more
Getting over the first hill
Monday, January 19, 2009      2 comments

Why did I stop running? Laziness... Procrastination ... Voices in the head saying things like "walking to work and back is enough" and "it's too cold outside, you wi... Read more
Back at the GYM!
Friday, January 16, 2009      1 comments

After a week of on again off again flu-like sypmtoms, I was so ready to go get some real exercise. My muscles will be a bit sore tomorrow, but I feel sooo good! Intervals on the treadmill, lower body workout and extra abs I want a bik... Read more
Like an unplanted bulb...
Thursday, January 15, 2009      0 comments

So I have these tulip bulbs that I totally forgot about. Bought them in November, had every intention of planting them and then just forgot. hey have been sitting out in the freezing cold waiting for me...dormant. But I planted them and b... Read more
Operation ME underway
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      1 comments

I am making good on one of my resolutions by putting me first. One thing I have wanted to do, but have not acted until this week, was to take better care of my hands, specif... Read more
Happy New Year!
Monday, January 05, 2009      5 comments

Oh I haven't blogged in a long time, but thought I should start the new year off right and keep this log of progress for 2009. It's January 5th, one day before my 35th birthday and I am the EXACT SAME WEIGHT I was this time last year (minus... Read more
Indonesia taught me home is where the heart is...
Sunday, November 02, 2008      3 comments

Part II Home home homehomehomehome - being an expatriot means that sometimes I have a hard time defining my home. Is it where I was born? Is it where my parents live? Is it a country that I am a citizen of, or where I reside in? A... Read more
I heart Indonesia - Motorcycle Madness
Sunday, October 26, 2008      5 comments

Part 1 - I have always thought that traveling is the best way to reconnect ourselves with the rest of the planet. It allows us to not just see the pictures or news reports of other people in other countries, but also to experience them wi... Read more

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