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Using my bad eating habits for good!
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      2 comments

I'm still having trouble eating enough, even though my calories were reduced to 1,310 - 1,660. Either that or I get really hungry late at night. So I'm making an effort to eat right after I get up, and right after exercise. Hopefully thi... Read more
How do you overcome shame?
Monday, May 18, 2009      2 comments

When I started all this a week ago, I wasn't ready to think about my weight. Then my friends and my husband all wanted to start making summer plans, and I realized I needed to know where I stood so I'd know if I could actually participate. ... Read more
Approaching the wagon
Saturday, May 16, 2009      0 comments

Not quite back on it, but I will be tomorrow. I fell back into emotional eating on Friday, and ate so much I lost track of everything. Today I stayed in my calorie range, but basically only ate 1.5 meals, and didn't make healthy choices. Tomo... Read more
Why so secretive? Warning - Long, personal
Saturday, May 16, 2009      4 comments

It all came to a head last night. I was posting on my sparkpage when my husband came up behind me. "What are you doing?" he asked. "Nothing," I answered quickly. "Go away." Instead he came closer. "Oooh, a blog," he said. "Cool." ... Read more
Night-time cravings
Thursday, May 14, 2009      1 comments

I indulged myself with some junk today, although I limited the amount and stayed within my calorie guidelines. ... Read more
I feel great!
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      1 comments

The warmup and stretches helped; I did ten minutes of a 20 minute Turbo Jam before my feet hurt too much. Then I jumped right into strength training with New York City Ballet. I skipped most of their warmup and just did the abs, legs and arms ... Read more
One step forward, one step back
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      0 comments

This week I am adding cardio to my routine. At first I thought I would alternate it with my strength training days, but after reading some stuff, and especially after what happened today, I think I will need to do five days a week. I sta... Read more
Calories - Blech
Monday, May 11, 2009      2 comments

So I'm struggling with calories my first week, and I had kind of expected to. What I didn't expect was that I would be consistently under my daily recommendation by at least 200! Part of me wants to say, woo-hoo! But I think I really should s... Read more