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Why put off until tomorrow ...
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      3 comments

Joined the gym last month (joined online) and have not been there yet for my first day. I have a busy schedule and I know I keep finding and making excuses to not go. It's not that I don't want to go, though - I'm actually looking forward to get... Read more
Ate, drank, partied with no regrets.
Sunday, February 05, 2012      3 comments

Ate before the party yesterday and made a salad I knew I would be able to eat (spring mix, strawberries, almonds & walnuts). I did have some spinach lasagna and wine ... and I did go for a slice of 7 layer cake AND some of the ice cream ca... Read more
Rest days, and still losing weight
Saturday, February 04, 2012      4 comments

I went from hardcore walking every day to a walk/jog training schedule that includes 3 days of rest each week, and I'm still on track with weight loss. This is a "wow, it's really true" moment for me. I had stopped losing weight for a whi... Read more
Party weekend ... need to be prepared!
Friday, February 03, 2012      4 comments

Busy weekend is here ... a friend's party tonight, family birthday celebration tomorrow and, of course, Superbowl Sunday. I'm getting ready to browse through SP recipes for healthy snacks and desserts to make; I'm excited that I have option... Read more
Ate a 2,000+ calorie meal in my dream ... omg; & Rest Day!
Monday, January 30, 2012      3 comments

Definitely a morning to be grateful for waking up to! After last night's dream of eating a meal first and then finding out afterwards that it was more than 2,000 calories, I woke up in a panic. LOL So important for me to keep track of my ... Read more
5k = 3.1 miles, not 5!
Saturday, January 28, 2012      7 comments

Duh. I thought 5k meant 5 miles. I just realized that I've been walking enough for the past two months to ease my way through 5k training. Well, that's walking. I can jog up to 10 minutes, but not really on a regular basis. That was kin... Read more
I need my routines!
Friday, January 27, 2012      2 comments

Not off to a good morning ... where's that grumpy emoticon? emoticon I thrive on routines, and when my routin... Read more
Ooh, very informative article: How to Buy the Best Yogurt - ... who knew?
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      0 comments

I like yogurt and I am always overwhelmed at the yogurt case in the grocery aisle. Normally, I would go for the sale and whatever looked yummy. But after reading this SP article (get your points for reading!), I feel empowered, lol. ... Read more
More balanced diet = less need for caffeine? Great!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

Maybe it's a coincidence? I dunno. Not too long ago, I was an American who was "Runnin on Dunkin". Morning, mid morning, afternoon, after work, after dinner, and sometimes a cup or two to give me a boost when I wanted to read or write or w... Read more
Movie Review - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close; (and snacks)
Monday, January 23, 2012      5 comments

*No Spoilers* Movie: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Matinee Price for 2 adults / 2 children: $36 Snack Price - one combo for the kids; 2 bottles of water and a medium (unbuttered) popcorn for the adults - $35 Worth watching? Yes ... Read more
My mind's telling me no, but my body's telling me yes ...
Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

... or would that be the other way around? I think it's my mind that's racing, but my body is aching. Still. Haven't gotten enough sleep in the past few days. I have a really hard time giving in when my body wants to rest ... too much I want ... Read more
Rock Solid Mud Run (summer 2012) ... has anyone done this?
Sunday, January 22, 2012      7 comments

A friend of mine is considering participating in this event. "Rock Solid Mud Run is a challenging 5 mile run with military obstacles designed by US Marines to test you physically, mentally, and emotionally. This will be one of the hardest event... Read more
Food (a poem on heartache)
Saturday, January 21, 2012      1 comments

Food It fills my mouth and stuffs me Gives me something to think about Other than the pain I'm trying to run from Hide from Ignore? I don't even know I'm not sure I'm scared And should i call my mom And talk about how this... Read more
Who spilled the snow? & What's for dinner?
Saturday, January 21, 2012      7 comments

First snowfall today, on a weekend. My snow chores are to warm up the cars, dust off and rearrange them and get the steps and walkway cleared. I stopped at the cars. :( Still not feeling 100%. Thankfully, my better half is feeling okay and sh... Read more
Writer's Curse (the midnight owl)
Thursday, January 19, 2012      4 comments

I love to write after hours, when everyone is asleep and all is quiet. For me, knowing that there's at least 8 hours of uninterrupted writing time ahead of me helps me to write more easily. Aaaand, we all can see the problem with that now... Read more

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