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Let's go, Cupcake!
Monday, January 29, 2018      5 comments

I'm feeling motivated again! I'm not sure what clicked. Why, after all these years, do I suddenly believe in my own power to lose weight and live a healthier life? Here's what happened: I was catching up with one of my dearest friends on... Read more
Checking in
Thursday, April 19, 2012      7 comments

Hello! I never posted my New Year's goals. I don't remember much of what I was going to write down, but I do remember my weight loss goal for the year. If I want to reach that goal now, I'll have to lose 1.4 pounds/week. I don't have muc... Read more
2011 Commitments Week 1 Evaluation
Sunday, January 09, 2011      4 comments

Here's how the first week went with my commitments: 1) Lose 63 pounds in order to reach my goal weight of 155 by December 31 of this year. That means averaging 1.21 lbs/week. I can do that! ... Read more
2011 Commitments
Sunday, January 02, 2011      8 comments

I commit to do the following this year: 1) Lose 63 pounds in order to reach my goal weight of 155 by December 31 of this year. That means averaging 1.21 lbs/week. I can do that! 2) During the work week, wake by 5:10 am. Eat a heal... Read more
The number of the day is... six! Six wonderful goals! Ah-ah-ah.
Sunday, September 12, 2010      5 comments

My BLC 14 Goals: 1) Eat at least one very, very large serving of nutritious vegetables per day, every day. 2) Swim at least once a week. (Hey, gotta start back ... Read more
Grams v. Guessing; April Navel Orange
Friday, April 16, 2010      4 comments

Ha! After my avocado blog earlier today it just goes to show... Are there some really big Avocados out there that I don't know about? Does anybody else find tracking this... Read more
Guessing vs. tracking in grams; a lesson from an avodado
Friday, April 16, 2010      5 comments

I thought this was going to be a very close call: Nope! Look how far off my calorie count would have been if I'd guessed! It feels so good to be accurate in my tracking. ... Read more
Four weeks down, one to go...
Saturday, March 27, 2010      5 comments

...of the five-week time period I set for achieving ten specific goals. One of those goals was to blog weekly, otherwise I don't imagine I'd be posting right now. I've discovered I resist checking-in when I've been less than perfect. Meh, thi... Read more
Goals check-in (with bonus short-hair photo and descriptive emoticons!)
Sunday, March 14, 2010      4 comments

Howdy Sparkfriends -- It's time that I publicly assessed how those goals I set two weeks ago are going:  ... Read more
Setting my intentions: SPRING challenge wrap-up
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      8 comments

For the past month I have been focusing on daily goals. I have a great system going with a daily goals journal where I list my goals, streaks, and other accomplishments. I've found the recent BLC challenge to be very focusing and inspiring and... Read more
Winter, caching, mac n cheese: a pictoral retrospective of one great weekend. ;)
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

Goose? There's dinos in these woods, see? ... Read more
Seven ways I've improved my favorite Mexican breakfast:
Saturday, February 27, 2010      5 comments

I know, I know, nothing is quite as exciting as a photo of someone else's half-eaten brunch, but nevertheless, I share: Things I've changed to lower the saturated fat and o... Read more
Saturated fat and a new lease on life...
Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

Not two things you often find in the same sentence unless it's also got the phrase "cut-out" in front of "saturated fat." But this blog won't say that, I'm going with "decrease" rather than all out deprivation. People ask "which do you c... Read more
Happy Belated-Birthday, weight... Now get out!
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      2 comments

I'm been hovering around 222 lbs for quite a while now, and so here at the close of your birthday (2/22, get it?) I bit you adieu. I mean it, I'm done with you. Buh bye. ... Read more
Sunday, February 21, 2010      9 comments

After one week of returning to the pool twice (30-minute and 40-minute swims), and completing the first week of the 100 Push-Ups program, I gasped tonight when I noticed that I can feel my biceps and triceps have grown bigger and stronger. Dude... Read more

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