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103 Imperfect Days
Friday, December 29, 2017      1 comments

On September 18, 2017 I felt a new feeling of determination and drive. I took myself to the gym that day and started tracking my food. 103 days later I have lost 28.5 pounds. It hasn't been a perfect run of perfect tracking. It hasn't been 1... Read more
I'm having trouble looking out for me.
Saturday, August 06, 2016      1 comments

Today is Saturday and I've now logged in to Sparkpeople for a whopping 5 days. I keep starting and stopping, starting and stopping. I really want to be able to keep going, try to put me first for a change. It isn't easy. I have two kids in t... Read more
A goal readjustment
Saturday, June 06, 2015      0 comments

Exercise for the sake of exercise has never been my cup of tea. I always seem to do better if the activity is something I like to do. Then I don't view it as hard work or pointless. A couple of years ago I signed my kids up to take Tae Kwon D... Read more
Another Day
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

Here we are again. Another Tuesday. Another day to work towards my goal. In talking to a friend of mine yesterday he reminded me that the responsibilty to achieve your goals lies on your own shoulders. He was talking about himself at the tim... Read more
Operation Ball Gown
Monday, January 04, 2010      0 comments

Every year it's the same. I vow to get healthy and to lose weight. I think I need to change it up and have the goal of getting a kick ass ball gown. In looking at old pictures I always seem to say that I felt prettier than I think I looked. ... Read more
The Lunch Lady
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      3 comments

After re-reading my introductory page I thought I would give an update. I've had some challenges that included my own lack of motivation. Somethimes it's so difficult to resist the food that we serve the kids. I know that there are dietary gu... Read more
Feeling Better
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I was down and depressing to everyone around me. I know that I have the power within me to change my surroundings by my attitude. I will have a great day today. I will make my choices and deal with the consequences of those choices.... Read more
The Ball Gown
Monday, October 26, 2009      1 comments

During the past year I had some great plans and ideas to bring down my weight, improve my health and feel better. The goal was "The Ball Gown". I had no idea of what it would look like or where I would get such a gown but I would soon own THAT... Read more
19 Grams of Fat!
Friday, August 21, 2009      2 comments

It's the first Friday back to school and I thought I would make some cinnamon rolls for my kids. We don't often have this in the house so it's definately a treat when I make them. I was wondering how I was going to resist the temptation to hav... Read more
Everything's New and I'm Stressed!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      5 comments

Can the lunch lady lose weight? I'm such an emotional eater that I'm finding it hard to cope with all the changes in our work routine. What do I do? I had the requisite good breakfast and wasn't doing too bad during our food prep. Today's me... Read more
Back to Work!
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      2 comments

It's the first full day of school and now I'm back to work in the school kitchen. I'm really trying to make a change this year (as I do every single one!). School lunches are fraught with chicken nuggets and french fries. I'll be honest and ... Read more