Category Archives: weight loss

Getting the Boulder Rolling Again

The Modern Love Machine warned me after I wrapped up triathlon training two months ago not to rest too long on my laurels. ‘You don’t want to have to start that boulder rolling again from a dead stop,’ he said. … Continue reading

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M:PT Week 1

The thing I found in the first week of Mission: Put Together is that I’m really self-conscious about the way I look right now. Self-conscious is not an adjective I’d usually use to describe myself, so it’s caught me by … Continue reading

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Go Pink!

I don’t mention it often, but yes, I was in a sorority in college. Which means I had a big sister in my sorority. That has nothing to do with anything except Big Sis’ mom and sister are on the … Continue reading

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Weight-loss maxims

I bottomed out on my weight loss in the middle of February after having lost a grand total of 27.3 pounds. Ever since then I’ve been a bit lazy in focusing on healthy eating and exercise. I go out to … Continue reading

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Why I write: the accountability

(Why I write introductory post here) About a year ago, I saw some photos of myself on Facebook and was mortified at how I looked. I’d gained so much weight in years since I’d graduated from college that I was … Continue reading

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Something good comes of it

You may have noticed I haven’t talked much about my Weight Watchers adventure lately. That’s mostly because our last session ended three weeks ago, and we decided to wait until the holidays were over before starting a new one. In … Continue reading

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It’s Jan. 2. Do you know where your resolutions are?

The New York Times mentions today that we are pretty bad at keeping resolutions made to change ourselves for the better. Tell me something I don’t know. Still, this makes me want to keep mine more than ever, just to … Continue reading

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Back on the healthy treadmill

Although I won’t be making the traditional “lose weight” New Year’s resolution this year thanks to my success this year with Weight Watchers, I am recommitting myself to an eat healthily/work out regularly routine starting now. I tried my best … Continue reading

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How to tackle your Thanksgiving meal

I should be working instead of blogging so that I don’t have to work tomorrow, although I’m still going to probably end up working. Still, I needed a mental break. I’ve of course gotten tons more e-mails about Thanksgiving tips … Continue reading

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Falling off the wagon

I’ve just finished feeding myself and the dog, letting the dog out and doing a quick run-through of my snail-* and e-mail. As I type this, it’s 10 p.m. and those are the only things I’ve had time to accomplish … Continue reading

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