This is what happens when I make a life change, cold turkey
Sunday, July 04, 2010 3 comments
So, on Monday I decided that I had been eating meat too often. Whats the logical decision in this case? Cut meat intake some, yes? Well, no, I somehow slipped over the radar of the obvious and decided to give up meat, cold turkey (pun intended).... Read more
I Met The Biggest Losers!!!!!
Thursday, May 27, 2010 12 comments
How could I forget to blog about this for my dear fellow sparkers? This past weekend, I was able to participate in the taping of the first episode of season 10. There were many past Biggest Losers on hand, including Abby, Tracy, Ryan, Pete, Ma... Read more
Cognitive dissonance, and what I've learned from my junk food/no sleep experiment (non-intentional
Friday, May 21, 2010 2 comments
"This is the feeling of uncomfortable tension which comes from holding two conflicting thoughts in the mind at the same time. Dissonance increases with: The importance of the subject to us. How strongly the dissonant thoughts conflict. O... Read more
Life is funky...
Monday, May 17, 2010 2 comments
This entry will be pretty short. I've been stressed as my dissertation and job situation hang in the balance. Add to that some side situations and I'm left wondering how in the world the scale is not creeping up as much as it did in my mind. I e... Read more
May Update: You are what you believe.. and you're tougher than you think!!
Wednesday, May 05, 2010 5 comments
Hey everyone, I hope you are well. Its been a while since I've blogged. As you can imagine from my previous entries, its been a tough time for me. I've decided to change jobs and my dissertation topic. My official interview (for the same jo... Read more
Job Interview today!!
Thursday, April 22, 2010 6 comments
I'm interviewing for a new position today... I'm so excited! I'll post an update this evening...taking a deep breath and taking my time :) Update: it went better than expected! no matter how things turn out, i think a new chapter of my life... Read more
Working out and planning my meals
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 4 comments
I'm staying up with my workouts, but took 3 days off last week because I was REALLY burned out! I've been really back on track this week, and my body is loving 179..it just hovers around and around and around there.. LOL! Today, I walked f... Read more
you know why exercise is amazing? it lets you scream!!
Thursday, April 15, 2010 8 comments
there is a lot of drama surrounding me at my job right now. i'm not surprised. every once in a while, everyone there takes a trip in the "you're not working hard enough" gauntlet. except today, i got my paycheck pulled, for the second time, with... Read more
Does your mind ever just look for something to obsess about?
Tuesday, April 13, 2010 4 comments
I think it has to do with my cycle. Every once in a while, I pick a topic to go crazy on myself on. Suddenly, I have to resolve it now. It may a) not be a real issue, b) not be that deep, but none of that matters to me. Whats worse, I often drag... Read more
a positive VENT!!! (is that possible?)
Monday, April 12, 2010 9 comments
Ok, deep breath, here we go.... I owe a lot on taxes. A LOT. It is not fun right now to be a student who is confused about why the federal government seems to be after her. I had to cancel a meeting to deal with this. I never cancel meeting... Read more
Weighing in early..good news!! I made it to the 170s!!!
Thursday, April 08, 2010 11 comments
Hi all, I'm weighing in early today because I am planning to go out tonight, and do not want that messing up tomorrow's scheduled weigh in :) I'll also be gone over the weekend, so I'll miss Sunday's weigh in as well. I've really tried to e... Read more
Thursday, April 01, 2010 2 comments
I am cooking myself right now.. I'm back from vacation and trying to be overly productive.. turning in scholarship applications... working on my dissertation... making progress on articles and reports for my job. I am breaking inside.. I can't w... Read more
Girls Weekend+Seder= Getting Back on Track!
Monday, March 29, 2010 1 comments
I planned before leaving for the weekend.. I took the appropriate foods along as meals and snacks...and yet, as my friend opened the Scooby Snacks on the second leg of our trip.. I knew I was in trouble. I have spent the past four days eating mo... Read more
Where I'm at...
Thursday, March 25, 2010 4 comments
I went in the office (otherwise known as the den of temptation) today. There was a box of Godiva chocolates, and a carton of milk chocolate malted eggs. I bit into the truffle, enjoyed the inside, and threw the rest of the shell away. I ate one ... Read more
A new normal
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 3 comments
I'm on my first business trip since I've gotten SERIOUS about this lifestyle change. Everything feels different. For one, when I have a treat, I really recognize it as such, and I don't use the dialogue, "I deserve that", to justify it. I am wor... Read more
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