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Getting serious
Sunday, April 14, 2019      12 comments

So my weight was down a little bit when I came back from vacation last Monday, but today it was back up. It’s time to get serious. I hereby vowed to track all food, to plan ahead, and to think about my weight and my accomplishments and a positiv... Read more
So far so good
Monday, February 11, 2019      10 comments

So I've been "restarted" for about 5 days now. And good news! I really seem to have kicked it into gear! It helps so much to be able to communicate with my trainer about this -- like having an AA "sponsor" on call. I don't need him much tod... Read more
Yet another new start
Saturday, February 09, 2019      10 comments

So I had a meltdown the other night ... having gained a few lbs, yet again, I was at my highest weight in years. Something needed to be done. So I've started over ... again. I'm now trying to track food the day before, so that I have a plan... Read more
Confusing
Tuesday, January 08, 2019      17 comments

Happy 2019! It's a new year! I'm so confused. On the one hand, I am working on cultivating a new attitude for this year, one of more self-acceptance and self-actualization. I am trying hard to focus more on the positive and on what I do wel... Read more
Accentuate the positive
Wednesday, December 05, 2018      13 comments

So I'm having trouble with my attitude. I have gained about 8 lbs since my lowest recent weight (the fact that I have to specify, which lowest weight, is not a good sign). My previous week's weigh in was 182.1. Today's weigh in w... Read more
Today's goals
Monday, November 05, 2018      13 comments

Busy day today, and happy Monday! Let's review our goals: - Finish coding the remaining 2 interviews - Client call noon - Client call 2pm - 3:30pm Adrian hair cut - Work out with Adrian - we'll have to figure that out, but rig... Read more
Review
Wednesday, October 31, 2018      13 comments

Today I was in a workshop all day. I was over calories and was hungry all day :( but I made the best possible choices, so I don’t feel too bad about it. Noticing that a good breakfast that includes protein (a hard-boiled egg) and lots of fiber (... Read more
Sugar cravings
Wednesday, October 10, 2018      14 comments

So I joined the Bust Your Sugar Cravings Challenge, and my first task is to blog about my sugar cravings. So ... do I crave sugar? Absolutely. Usually in the evenings, and/or when I am stuck at my desk and kind of bored of the work I have t... Read more
The goal is progress, not perfection
Saturday, August 18, 2018      8 comments

This is an active vacation. We’ve had a ton of fun, and weight-wise, I’ve also had some serious NSVs: I think my shorts fit better. I went shopping and bought 3 cute dresses and one top, all of which look great and will get lots of wear. And I’v... Read more
How I learned to stop self-loathing and love my body
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      8 comments

I’ve let myself go! Can’t believe that I am above 180 pounds again! Such a disappointment. And of course, even though I was trying to ignore how my body looks in the mirror, now that I know, I can’t ignore it anymore. When I look at myself... Read more
Vacation: Day 1
Monday, August 13, 2018      9 comments

So today is our first full day in Sunriver, Oregon. I’m going to do my best to follow a loose plan. - healthy breakfast including protein. Today was instant oatmeal and soft boiled eggs. - snacks: we’re bringing apples, cheese, and beef j... Read more
In flight plan
Sunday, August 12, 2018      5 comments

For some reason I’m feeling panicky this morning f. Could it be because I’m about to get on a plane with two children (and my husband)? In any case, I’ve been in calories for the last two days. Let’s keep up the streak. - breakfast: cottage... Read more
Today's plan
Saturday, August 11, 2018      7 comments

Yesterday's plan went great, thanks in large part to writing it down. I had half a crepe and half a salad for lunch rather than what I'd been speculating about ... other than that, I was on track, and I ended the day within my calorie range. So ... Read more
Today I am determined
Friday, August 10, 2018      15 comments

OK, so. I have been kinda-sorta trying at weight control. And I am up 10 lbs, to 181. That's a whole new weight decade and way up from my recent low of about 172. So it's time to get serious. Forget this kinda-sorta BS. The way to do this i... Read more
Goals unmet. Try again tomorrow!
Saturday, February 24, 2018      14 comments

So. I didn't meet my goals today. No exercise beyond PT (it's hard since that is already a major time suck). Way over calories (not exactly sure why, but it's a combo of lunch out (even though I made good choices, salmon over Caesar salad), Shab... Read more

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