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Re-entry from "Vacation Mode"
Sunday, August 25, 2013      1 comments

Wow, I had SUCH fun last week with a group of visiting relatives from out of town. We toured Maine and Boston, having lunches out, lobster dinners, beer in the afternoon, and stops for ice cream. Boy, it was a good time. And now I am back... Read more
Weight Loss Plateau -- BE GONE!!
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      0 comments

Arrgh, I am so tired of being stuck with the same 10 pounds left to lose, since the middle of April. July and August are my best times to lose weight (hot weather, don't feel like eating, lots of fresh fruit and veggies) so I am kicking it up a... Read more
Teacher Appreciation Week (aka "Carb/Sugar Week")
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      3 comments

I work in an elementary school and I hate complaining about Teacher Appreciation Week but I'm going to anyway. Apologies in advance to all the parents who work SO hard to make it a nice week for us. Yesterday's teacher breakfast was about ... Read more
Cravings -- both good and bad
Sunday, April 21, 2013      4 comments

I read an article in a magazine a long time ago and I wish I had cut it out and saved it, but it said something like this: "Whatever you give your body on a regular basis, your body will start to crave it." I have found this to be very true, an... Read more
Seasonal Weight Loss
Sunday, April 14, 2013      4 comments

I have been tracking my weight loss for more than two years now, and I have noticed a distinct pattern. For me, it is much easier to lose weight in the hot, summer weather vs. trying to lose in the cold winter (I live in Maine.) My body simply... Read more
Becoming a Morning Person
Sunday, March 24, 2013      2 comments

I never thought I would say this, but I love getting up early now. In fact, I prefer getting up when it's dark out, and feel panicky and late if the sun is coming up already. Wow, big difference from my past days when sleeping till 8:30am (or ... Read more