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Night shift, here we go again!
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      0 comments

Working 2 weeks of night shift, mon, tues. wed of each week. Kinda nice to get it all out of the way 3 in a row. However, it you don't sleep in the middle of all that you crash. I did good today, eating is always a trick but I am thinking ver... Read more
Post Lull
Thursday, October 29, 2009      2 comments

I just read an article on blogging so here it goes. I was in a lull, I think the lull is lifting. What caused the lull, I believe, was that I was working too hard. I had some financial stress and picked up over time at work.....too much over... Read more
Lull in the program
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      0 comments

I hate to talk about plateaus, behaving badly or other glitches in the weight management/getting healthy process however, here it is. I am working on getting back to the process. It wasn't that I ate unhealthy but went over board on the littl... Read more
Frustration and eating
Saturday, September 26, 2009      4 comments

Interestingly, I use to be a huge emotional eater. I said "use to be" because tonight I realize that despite frustration over being financially in bad straits, and not getting my full paycheck (boss messed up) I did not turn to food. YEA! ... Read more
Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

Anyone remember the phrase "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it any more!" It's from an ancient movie. Anyway that is my war cry today. I am mad as hell and I'm not taking it anymore!!! The plateau, that is. I have stepped on the s... Read more
Saturday, September 12, 2009      3 comments

I, despite financial strain bought a spin bike on line (it really was an awesome deal). It arrived and with it came 4 dvd's. HOLY MOLY my friends. I love spinning but I am so much less capable than I thought. I think that is the whole point ... Read more
State Tax!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      5 comments

Wow, Illinois just placed a HUGE tax on all the "bad" stuff. Soda pop, teas, candy, and alcoholic beverages. Guess that is just another reason to give the stuff up. I have to admit I don't really do candy much, but love my beer and wine. I ... Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      4 comments

After many months of stressing over the Oncology Nursing certification exam, I passed. It's a big deal in and of itself (at least in my mind). But the really great thing is that as a stress eater, I might have packed on an extra 20 lbs or so, ... Read more
Inspiration and stuff
Sunday, August 23, 2009      2 comments

I am having a down time day. I have spent the last 3 hours on the computer, I might have a butt sore developing. I clicked on a motivation reward on someones page and found all the great motivators. I cruised through a bunch of them, examining... Read more
I don't wanna go, she says with the most whiny of voices
Friday, August 14, 2009      3 comments

I love vacation, don't want to go back to work. I love sleeping till 7 a.m, then lying about making a mental plan. I love going to the gym every day and just doing about any thing that rings my bell. AAAAAHHHHHH.......when did you say I get t... Read more
Thursday, August 13, 2009      6 comments

I am pretty on point to hit my August 30th goal, I lost 4lb this week. I had not lost last week, so what's to complain about! I will get there over time, with my age, slower metabolism I can't expect to rocket through this. I have to say losi... Read more
Battle #5 Weigh and and 2nd surge!
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      4 comments

I lost 1 lb. Last night I had a dream that I was skinny. Wow did I look great. I have gotten compliments on my looks lately. YEA! We all love that. Yesterday I took a "day off". I didn't get on the net, I didn't write anything in my spark n... Read more
Battle Day #6
Saturday, August 08, 2009      2 comments

I am stagnant with my weight loss BUT will continue to do what I know to do. I have 7 days off from work and sort of feel a manic euphoria about that. I want to live at the gym! I have loads to do however so will moderate that craziness. Bes... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2009      4 comments

Ok, here we go. I am bloated with water retention (I don't get that one). But I got my sleep and I am hitting today with a vengeance, good nutrition, water, cardio and weigh lifting. One bad day does not make a life! I have since coming to s... Read more
The Best Laid Plans
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      5 comments

Day One was amazing, I was so excited and really got into Battle #5. Went full throttle at the gym, and worked multiple muscle groups. Now, Day 2 and 3 aren't so much....I work 12 hour shifts as a nurse on a hematology/bone marrow transplant ... Read more

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