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Still Haven't Figured it Out....but Still Trying!
Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

Or should this be entitled "Still Frustrated!"? I haven't felt healthy for almost a year. The "cures" make me feel even less healthy...packing on weight because of fatigue or making me queasy so I stay out of the gym and eat foods that wil... Read more
Really, Doc?
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      0 comments

Just a brief note of frustration...and determination. My health odyssey has been going on for a year now. I'm trying to be as healthy as I can be, and I've been the sickest I've ever been over a 12-month period. To add insult to injury, I've GAI... Read more
A Little Hope
Thursday, July 02, 2009      1 comments

We know when something's not right with our bodies. I've been fighting mine for a while. The struggle with weight loss isn't new. I've been trying to lose 15-25 pounds off and on since puberty. I think as women we're programmed to just fight the... Read more
Bathing Suit Shopping
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      1 comments

One would expect that after the whole bathing suit photo fiasco, the last thing I'd have been doing last night was trying on more bathing suits...but I have a pool party to attend this weekend, and I don't want to wear the one in the photo! ... Read more
Dang...what's up???
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      3 comments

Something's just not right. I'm rolling along, eating the things that have served me well for the last couple of month, and suddenly today, wham!!! Crazy food cravings. It feels hormonal...like maybe stress and cortisol...although my period's wh... Read more
No Gym, but a Good Workout
Monday, March 02, 2009      1 comments

The gym was pretty iffy and then I found out that the office was opening two hours later. What an opportunity! Poor sleep is an ongoing issue with me. So, the choice was, sleep longer, work out at home! I haven't used my Total Gym since I p... Read more
Spring begins in March, right?
Sunday, March 01, 2009      0 comments

It's the first day of March, and starting this week, I'm beginning two separate weight loss challenges. And this will test my discipline and determination, because it snowed this morning, it's sleeting now, and it's supposed to drop below freezi... Read more
I love a good challenge!
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      1 comments

My gym is running an 8 week weight loss challenge that gives me the opportunity to work with a personal trainer in a small group at a cost of about $19/session. The challenge lasts 8 weeks and runs almost the same exact time frame as the Biggest... Read more
New YOU Challenge
Sunday, January 04, 2009      0 comments

Okay...so it took an official challenge to get me to update this page! My weight is up-to-date...don't have a photo, but I'll be doing a "fitness assessment" with a trainer at my gym one day this week to nail down my measurements, including perc... Read more