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Living in the body you want to be in D34-A10-W14-N10-E4-95.4 S280/2993
Friday, September 18, 2009      3 comments

I've been attempting to figure out why "Living like a Hamster" has been working so well for me. Here is what I discovered. --It is playful - I'm so much happier climbing stairs imaging myself as a fuzzy critter that in my own overweight bo... Read more
LABELS THAT LIE! D33-A10-W11-N10-E8-94.4 S241-2993
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      4 comments

Those labels on the sides of food look so official and are controlled by the FDA, but are they always correct? NO! Look at this one - how much Starbuck's Java Chip Frappuccino Ice Cream do you get to eat for the 230 calories......I want y... Read more
In Awe D32-A9-W9-N4-E10-95.8 S228/2993
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      1 comments

Sometimes it is hard to share private miracles without belittling the meaning that it has for yourself in particular. EVERY hour of my day today was a rolling miracle. I could write and write and never be able to explain it well enough. L... Read more
Friends in Funk D31-A6-W8-N7-E8-97.0 S201/2993
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      3 comments

I woke up with a slight headache and was tempted to call in sick. After getting to work I took an Alleve, but the pain just pounded on. I survived the day at work, ate a healthy lunch, exercised during lunch and after work. I can feel my joi... Read more
Hamster Happiness D30-A10-W14-N10-E10-96.0 S175/2993
Sunday, September 13, 2009      3 comments

I'm writing my blog before the fact today. I have planned church, flyball, swimming and stairs. I took my medicine (which I forgot again yesterday ??), and I've prewritten my numbers. Last night I got on the scales and saw 196, but it didn't... Read more
Finding Forgiveness D29-A8-W14-N9-E8-97.8-S125/2993
Saturday, September 12, 2009      1 comments

I've been seeking to grow stronger. I've found a new strength in motivation, my level of fitness, my willingness to try new things, my overall health... So I found myself rather stuck yesterday. You'll notice the absence of the blog. Som... Read more
Surgery for my Friend D27-A6-W11-N8-E1-??-S83/2993
Friday, September 11, 2009      5 comments

A friend of our family is having stomach surgery soon. She's been working very hard and over the last year has lost 15 lbs. After the surgery she is to be doing soft/soup foods. So you may be seeing me consume more soups, as I will be taking... Read more
Just the Facts D26-A8-W14-N10-E1-99.8-S63/2993
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      1 comments

Busy day. Going to bed. And isn't neat how today was 09-09-09! Last time we will see repeating single digits until 01-01-2101, nearly a century from now. Hope yours was an auspicious day! (Stay tuned we do have 10-10-10 coming up 11-11... Read more
Reaching to Fall with Open Arms D25-A10-W11-N10-E10-01.0-S51/2993
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      2 comments

I've opened my arms to Fall. I'm going to see all the positive of the season, so I've changed my background to reflect that this is not the loss of summer - rather the harvest. Zucchini, tomatoes, onions, carrots, egg plant, squash, pepper... Read more
Reluctant Hamster D25-A8-W9-N9-E10-98.2-S31/2993
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      2 comments

I didn't want to move today. But I got up and started a walk. Ten minutes into it I wanted to stop, but I kept going. Then I almost went home, but I took a walk down a different street. After getting home and taking a water break, I wanted t... Read more
911 Hamster D24-A9-W8-N7-E1-00.0-S15/2993
Sunday, September 06, 2009      4 comments

I woke up from a dream this morning where I was going down and up stairs and my legs were getting so tired I couldn't move - I was also getting leg cramps. I woke up to find our dog laying on my legs and they really were cramping. I got up... Read more
Kissed Hamster XXOO D23-A7-W12-N5-E0-98.9
Sunday, September 06, 2009      0 comments

Backwards blog for Saturday. Hamster attempted to go on vacation, but found it was quickly turning back all progress. I forgot to take my medicine this day, layed around, didn't move, ate too much iron and food .... The best part of t... Read more
Hamster on Vacation D22-A8-W8-N5-E8-01.0
Friday, September 04, 2009      2 comments

The Hamster is checking out for three days of vaction, so no blogs for the next few days. I will still be logging food and exercise. Looking forward to spending some time reading through all my friends blogs. See you Tuesday. First goal p... Read more
Hamster Hanging in there D21-A8-W9-N9-E8-00.0
Friday, September 04, 2009      0 comments

First off, for those that don't know I weigh myself at the end of the day, after dinner. The thought is this -- I know I really weigh less, so if I ever have a day like toda... Read more
Bad is Good for the Hamster D20-A10-W12-N9-E5-99.4
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      3 comments

Have you ever noticed when we're young, every little bad thing is a mountain? Then as we go along there are so many little things that they become everyday life and the drama is saved for the larger hits. I've had a philosophy for the past eig... Read more

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