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End of Week 2--Elimination Diet
Monday, June 02, 2014      2 comments

I cannot believe I am able to stick with this. That is the recurrent thought that keeps popping up regularly. I would have SWORN that I was incapable of being on a diet and I certainly would have SWORN that I was incapable of limiting ... Read more
End of Week One--Elimination Diet
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      1 comments

I still have a visceral reaction to seeing the word "diet" up there. I have never believed in being on a diet--rather in eating all things in moderation. However, I've realized that if I could moderate my eating, I wouldn't be in the state I'm... Read more
Where I have been...and where I'm going.
Sunday, May 25, 2014      2 comments

Spoiler alert: I'm on a diet for the first time in my life. Where have I been? Uh, being mindless, self-indulgent, and lazy. I have managed to eat myself back up 25 pounds in a little over a year! Well, this is no good. I made an appo... Read more
Week 9 Reflection
Monday, March 18, 2013      2 comments

A BLC Homework Assignment! 9 weeks ago, I posted the blog copied herein. Here are my original goals and my reflections on how I'm doing. Spoiler alert: Not good. Where will I be in 12 weeks? 1. Tracking my food consistently,... Read more
Me, in 12 weeks
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      2 comments

Where will I be in 12 weeks? 1. Tracking my food consistently, daily. This means all the way through dinner, NOT stopping just because I'm no longer sitting in front of my planner. 2. Exercising daily for at least 10 minutes. Many d... Read more
ABCs of Me
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      6 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you? Yes, ma'am! B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Former BLC team(s)? GOLDIE - Pixie the last couple of rounds, Navy, Cranberry and ... Read more
Midpoint Reflection
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      2 comments

I know exactly where I've gone astray the last couple of weeks. In the beginning of the challenge, my dearest friend died and I was straight up heartbroken. It was EASY to not eat and to get plenty of sleep, both of which are the one-two punch... Read more
Pixie ABCs
Monday, September 10, 2012      8 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you? Not really. I do like to honor my commitments and do what I say I'm going to do, though. B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Fo... Read more
Food Log Week 1
Thursday, May 03, 2012      2 comments

Since I don't use the Spark Tracker, I wanted to make my food log public in some way. Wednesday 1 c cottage cheese 1 banana 1 1/3 c orzo salad 1 c celery 1 grapefruit 1 c strawberries 1 orange 9 whoppers candies 1 s... Read more
Stuff Christopher Says Part 2
Saturday, April 28, 2012      4 comments

During our morning coffee talk today, Christopher asked why I binge. It makes me feel good (for the moment, anyway). He said certain foods, alcohol, caffeine, and other drugs change the way we feel when we ingest them, because they cause vario... Read more
Stuff Christopher Says
Saturday, April 28, 2012      7 comments

My best friend is an alcoholic. He's just recently gotten out of a court-mandated 6 month stint in an inpatient rehab, and he's now got 6 months and two weeks of sobriety. We've been talking a lot about addiction, his behaviors, and his recove... Read more
Pixie Goals
Friday, April 27, 2012      7 comments

This round, I will lose 10 pounds through mastery of the following objectives: 1. Plan menus weekly, shopping for all of the necessary ingredients each weekend. 2. Track food for 19/21 meals per week, staying within my point range. ... Read more
Pixie ABCs
Saturday, April 21, 2012      9 comments

A is for ABOVE and BEYOND...Does competition push you? I'm very competitive with myself, but not so much with others. B is for BLC rounds... Newbie?(first BLC round) Oldie?(1-3 rounds) Goldie?(long time BLCer)? Oh, heavens, Goldie. I've... Read more
One Project At A Time
Thursday, March 01, 2012      4 comments

I've fallen off with my commitment to weight loss, mainly because I can only handle one commitment at a time--and there's been a big one that's been keeping me busy. About 18 months ago my husband got the boot in the fifth round of layoffs ... Read more
Three years later...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      4 comments

Here's a pic I've had on my Sparkpage since I started here. It's from 2008. Here's this year's version: ... Read more

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