back slider and moving forward.
Saturday, January 31, 2009      0 comments

Is it not odd how we avoid the places, things and people who remind us of our weaknesses, failings or errors. I made a big change in employment. I now work in a remote location for most of a month then I am on days off. Well at the remote ... Read more
Spark name explained.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008      3 comments

I used to be an avid white water kayaker. With gaining the belly and losing core strength I lost my river roll. I am hoping with the gym training and weightloss that by the summer I will be rolling again. The first boat that I managed to r... Read more
Homeostasis Bites and Plateau Land Continues
Sunday, February 10, 2008      0 comments

The scale is not budging; but, I am getting smaller or else the clothes are growing in the wash. I tried on some clothes that two weeks ago were too tight, Now they fit, the waist was not even snug. Funny thing, it was easy to give a... Read more
Trouble Goal
Saturday, February 02, 2008      3 comments

Wow this is a touchy subject. I am struggling to be honest with whoever else decides to read this. While I know that honesty is the lens through which I need to travel to overcome this obstacle. I feel vulnerable revealing my weakness... I have ... Read more
In the Icebox!
Monday, January 28, 2008      1 comments

With wind chills exceeding -40 this weekend, there was not a great deal of travelling or outdoor activity going on at my house. I did some studying for the Soils Course. Although I stayed within the caloric range this weekend, I traded som... Read more
Salsa Aerobic Class
Friday, January 18, 2008      1 comments

I knew I was in trouble when.... It was my first time even watching the moves. I was the heaviest in the class. Then I must have really sucked because the instructor sent her assistant back to try to help me move. My moves were jerky stiff ... Read more
Jan 17, 2008: Gym mirror doesnt reflect how I feel!
Thursday, January 17, 2008      0 comments

I have been doing the SP plan for almost 8 weeks. I am feeling so much smaller and it is easier to lift, walk, run, do stairs.... I am wearing a smaller size of clothes. So why does the gym in the mirror still show a fat woman.... Oh ... Read more
It is Jan 11, Throw that box of Christmas Chocolates out already
Friday, January 11, 2008      0 comments

Christmas is over and at the office, there is still a box of fudge by the coffee machine and a couple boxes of chocolates at the front desk. The fudge is getting crystalised and the chocolates are getting a white film, but no one will let m... Read more
Head Cold Hurdle
Thursday, January 10, 2008      0 comments

Caught a lousy cold, it started last weekend and as the week progresses it just keeps getting worse. I have been in bed by 6:30 every night, drinking lots of water and hot tea. I just cant seem to shake it. I have not been to the gym all week. ... Read more
The Scale is Evil
Monday, January 07, 2008      3 comments

Here I go again. I stuck with eating within the parameter, got exercise and only lost 1/2 a pound this week. I was feeling rather frustrated but on the positive side I did not fall off the program. Any other time I have tried to reduce my ... Read more
Jan 2 and i am dragging my butt today
Wednesday, January 02, 2008      0 comments

I dont know why, first full day with everyone back at work, the gym reopened after the Christmas break, I have been eating right, getting exercise, I even took a multi-vitamin... - and all I want to do today is eat, but I brought my lunch so I... Read more
Last day of the old year!
Monday, December 31, 2007      0 comments

I was just reflecting on the last year, the highs and the lows. On discovering that I was an emotional eater and so much more. I found myself falling into old habits for a bit, reflecting on the glass half empty rather than the glass half ... Read more
This time of year is hard on emotional eaters
Saturday, December 29, 2007      1 comments

And the main one being me. I was up early this am, wanted to empty the fridge. Good thing I cook and freeze meal size portions of everything. Ended up cleaning up some of the mess in the office Did a bunch of filing and started sorti... Read more
Gearing up again! Or New Years New Goals
Thursday, December 27, 2007      0 comments

This extra time off work has me aiming for a new goal. I have always wanted to do a 5 km run. It feels like writing this down in a blog is pretty public. Like I will be holding myself accountable to anyone who reads this! Especially me, as ... Read more
Body Mass Index Reality
Friday, December 21, 2007      0 comments

I started SP with a BMI of 34.1, which is obese. I never actually thought of myself as obese before. I knew I was pretty chunky but to apply the word obese..... My current BMI is 32.7, still obese, but getting closer to the cut off between... Read more

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