Annual physical ...
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      10 comments

never before ... or at least not in the last four years (since putting on the extra weight), have i looked forward to checking in with my primary care physician. she's a fabulous doctor ... her practice takes into account traditional medicine, ... Read more
Continuing the journey ... new goals
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      7 comments

i am feeling GREAT ... so happy with my progress this past week. i know i need to focus (especially during this holiday season) IF my weight loss journey is going to continue to be successful. i decided to sit down and write about my new g... Read more
Basking in an "after the fast" glow ...
Saturday, November 14, 2009      7 comments

the past seven days have been quite the adventure ... i'm so happy. i have grown from this experience and there's no turning back. AND i loss 3 (count 'em) POUNDS. normally i would look around the kitchen thinking about all the things i ... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 7
Saturday, November 14, 2009      5 comments

i have crossed the finish line! emoticon i can hardly wait to step on the scale tomorrow. but truthfully, ... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 6
Friday, November 13, 2009      5 comments

today was tough ... i ate lunch early. then ran some errands after work. unfortunately i don't have a wife who will have dinner ready when i get home, so it was served later than normal ... and i was hungry! i wanted to eat everything in sigh... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 5
Thursday, November 12, 2009      4 comments

DH's bday was fun ... so much fun to do something we've never done before ... we can add it to our "been there, done that" list. it's a joke we play, whenever someone asks if we been somewhere ... if we have, one of us will say "been there" and... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 4
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      3 comments

i miss my green tea! emoticon i want some fish ... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 3
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      1 comments

the denver broncos lost tonight ... monday night football ... and i know everyone was watching. emoticon i'm s... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 2
Monday, November 09, 2009      4 comments

so far so good ... at church today, during the ladies bible study, i asked about green tea. no clear answer but the list of things to avoid includes "tea/herbal teas". i just assumed that this was to eliminate those herbal teas with caffeine b... Read more
Daniel fast ... day 1
Saturday, November 07, 2009      4 comments

the pastor of our church has called for a season of fasting and prayer. we are doing the daniel fast for the next seven days. you can google all the rules, but basically it consists of eating only fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts & seeds... Read more
Only in SoCal! ...
Friday, October 30, 2009      8 comments

you're never going to believe this! ... remember back in july, when tomato worms ATTACKED my prize tomato plant? i enjoyed the tomatoes that weren't destroyed, but ended up severely cut back the plant ... riding it of all the eaten branches ...... Read more
Parents' Weekend @ Duke ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      2 comments

parents' weekend was so much fun. there's nothing that melts the heart more ... gives a parent more satisfaction than seeing your child having the time of her life. her world is full of so much opportunity and promise. i am so proud of the yo... Read more
One year SP anniversary ...
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      12 comments

my emotions are mixed ... so happy to have found SP, a little disappointed i'm not at goal. but this is a lifestyle change ... not a due date. i have learn so much and made so many new friends. thank you for a fabulous year of love ... Read more
The job hunt continues, but somewhat changed ...
Sunday, October 18, 2009      4 comments

job hunting, this time around, is so different. i have been out of the corporate workforce for about 10 years. i left willingly ... happily ... my health, marriage, and family were suffering. we didn't want our child (and at the time, hoping ... Read more
DANGER! ... 5 minute CHOCOLATE cake for one person ...
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      9 comments

Uh oh! my mom sent this to me... it's a recipe for chocolate cake for one person... YOU KNOW HOW I LOVE CHOCOLATE. the wonderful thing is ... there are NO leftovers to temp me! so at times when the craving hits, we can all have a little ch... Read more

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