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Oh my goodness!!! **caution: don't read if you love fast food**
Monday, March 01, 2010      5 comments

So, I'm back up again. I was lying in bed, trying to visualize my way out of this tough spell....wondering why I suddenly seem to hate myself for making a few poor food choices after seeing myself be successful with this whole process for the fi... Read more
Up late over-stressing about bad habits
Monday, March 01, 2010      3 comments

Bad Habit #1: I'm up too late Bad Habit #2: I took way too many luxuries with the sweets last week Bad Habit #3: I'm beginning to dread what challenges lay ahead professionally I had to come up with a blog for this because it really hel... Read more
Lifestyle vs. Diet
Sunday, February 28, 2010      5 comments

Diet: You do whatever it takes to lose the pounds quickly, believing that you will stick to these changes and never regain a pound. Lifestyle: You encounter daily challenges, but learn how to deal with them differently. Sometimes you give i... Read more
A wonderful day
Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

Today was a beautiful day. I walked more than 3 miles along the beach with a close friend who was in town for the day. We enjoyed dinner at a restaurant, and shared each other's laughter and smiles. She found a cutie in the sports store and made... Read more
Soooooooooo Stressed
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      3 comments

I am in the throes of frustration with my degree... realizing I don't know whats going on with this dissertation, or how I can best approach it over the next 8 months-1 year (who's counting anymore). I have been trying not to tap into these feel... Read more
I said "no" to girl scout cookies!!
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      5 comments

I went by my office today, and found out that the girl scouts (or one of their distributors) had come by. Of course, they left my all-time favorite, Samoas, OPEN on the table. Fortunately, I said no before I even had a chance to say yes :) Here ... Read more
Monday, February 22, 2010      3 comments

So, I promised I would blog about the ups and the downs, right? Up: I dropped .8 more pounds (seriously, like what is going on? i like it!) Down: I got rejected from both postdocs I applied for. Yeah, I use the word rejected because I ... Read more
Early Risin'
Monday, February 22, 2010      5 comments

Last week, I promised myself that I would start waking up earlier. I had been going to bed in the early hours of the morning, and it made each day feel like such a struggle. However, I used those nighttime hours to relax and enjoy life without t... Read more
Do you know how much beans EXPAND?!
Sunday, February 21, 2010      8 comments

I thought I would make a nice bean recipe on the back of my bag of cranberry beans. I thought the recipe seemed a bit small for the entire bag. Thats because it was!! I have now filled two pots! I will have to go to the grocery store and purchas... Read more
What a difference the morning makes :) 187.6
Sunday, February 21, 2010      3 comments

YAY! I did the weigh-in this morning (as it should be)... I think Sunday morning's weight will be the one I report in the future. Will put other stats up on my page. God, it feels so good to have lost 7 pounds so far :) I am 5 pounds away from w... Read more
Sunday, February 21, 2010      8 comments

HA! Why am I excitedly blogging about 189.6? This is the first time I've seen myself on this side of 190 in a few months!! I was getting so scared of eventually seeing the 200 mark ... that I went out to buy a scale! I decided I need to be... Read more
I walked 200% of my goal today!
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

Today I planned to do a 4 mile virtual/run walk to raise money for Haiti relief efforts. When I told my roommate, she asked me if I would be interested in walking to the beach. Long story short, we ended up walking 8.5 miles roundtrip! I have to... Read more
Crazy food discoveries of the week
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

I'm going to do this list without any links because I'm confident those who are as curious as me will find much more from a simple google search than I can reference here: Kids are getting gastric ulcers and kidney stones from their poor ea... Read more
Progress: Eating more whole foods, fewer sweets (shh, don't tell my body its good for me)
Saturday, February 20, 2010      0 comments

Well, this week has been much better for exercise. I made it back to the gym, and really enjoyed my time on the bicycle/elliptical. The rest of the week, I focused on yoga. I did one pilates session, and found it tough after a long break. Today... Read more
Self Bargains
Thursday, February 18, 2010      4 comments

I'm doing well this week with making bargains with myself. I knew I was going out tonight for a club grand opening with free drinks and food, so I promised myself that I would eat well the whole day leading up to that. I've also been having a la... Read more

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