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Really getting into this
Wednesday, June 18, 2008      1 comments

I am really getting into this. The "No Second Helpings" goal works...and no cheating by taking bigger first helpings. It's a satisfying feeling to put the silverware on the plate, signaling that I am done. It's ok if others are still eatin... Read more
The dynamics of momentum
Friday, June 13, 2008      3 comments

Motivation ebbs and flows. Some days living healthy is a walk in the park. Some days we battle the mindless munchies. While this is not an "all or nothing" journey, it can be difficult to get re-motivated after we detour. It is demoralizing t... Read more
Moving down the scale *happy dance*
Tuesday, June 10, 2008      3 comments

Woohoo, I am making progress! I think work made me fat, haha. It has been a traumatic week. Not once have I indulged in emotional eating or bingeing (not that it hasn't crossed my mind). I've been all over the boards emotionally but sticking to ... Read more
Another chapter of doneness
Monday, June 09, 2008      1 comments

It is ironic that I had changed my screen saver at work to "Done. Done. DONE! I am so done!" on the day my position was eliminated. I can see them scratching their heads when they read it. It was a reminder to me that I was done being the fat ... Read more
A new chapter begins
Saturday, June 07, 2008      1 comments

We like to think it won't happen to us. This area has been hit hard by the downturn of the economy. Many people have lost good jobs. We knew the organization was in trouble but hoped it wouldn't happen to us. We've been preparing, ge... Read more
DONE empowerment
Tuesday, June 03, 2008      3 comments

Yesterday I wrote Done being the fat girl. Golly, I've never even thought of myself as a fat girl! It was a cry from the bottom of my heart. Something happened. Hope gurgled up. I've been trying to do this for 4 years but have not been able to s... Read more
Done being the fat girl
Monday, June 02, 2008      4 comments

Superwoman is ready to go again. Hit a horrible black down patch midday, weepy and blue. From reading other blogs here, I think it randomly picked out spark users. So I searched around and found some upbeat groups and blogs. Flying a littl... Read more
Knitting up the Raveled Sleave of Care
Sunday, June 01, 2008      0 comments

I'm good at setting goals. I have acquired a head full of healthy living information. When I pursue being healthy, I aim to drop ALL unhealthy behavior but I never stick with it long enough to create healthy habits. Does it make sense to keep r... Read more
Maximum Energy
Saturday, May 31, 2008      1 comments

Maximum Energy by Ted Broer 10 Foods to Never Eat 1. All forms of pork, lunch meats (high in sodium nitrate) : hot dogs, corn dogs, wiener schnitzel, sausage,bacon, ham, pepperoni, pork chops, pork loin, ham 2. Shellfish : lobste... Read more
NOT going to be left behind!
Friday, May 30, 2008      2 comments

Sarah and I belonged to the same support group. We started at the same weight. Sarah chose Atkins and stayed on plan from Day One. I frequently chose new plans and didn't stick with any of them for more than a month. Sarah avoided sugar and... Read more
The Journey Begins
Wednesday, May 28, 2008      5 comments

Here it is, my first blog here. Oh, the pressure! Consider this a warning not to expect anything too profound. There seems to be special significance to that first entry. Do they really have to flag it with that label? I've been thinking a... Read more

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