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up 3.9: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

No excuses. (I’m brimming with them, but really, there just aren’t any.) Weight loss so far: -17.8 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -24.6 since starting blog -41.6 from highest weight I’m back on track now, though. This actually was worse a few days ago.  

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Sun, December 21 2008 » Progress » 3 Comments

0.1 pound gain: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

OK, this is getting ridiculous. I could blame TOM or my mother (visiting), but reality is I exercised too little and I ate too much (and not of the right stuff). Interestingly, I’ve also been getting stressed/weirded out by being in the top three of the BLBE and I suspect I’m sabotaging myself somehow around […]

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Sat, December 13 2008 » Motivation, Progress, Stress eating » 4 Comments

Just a quick note — last week’s gain gone, plus a few ounces so far this week

Got on the scale this morning and realized: Last week’s gain (plus a bit) is gone, which is good, so on track for the week. The scale doesn’t have the power over me it once did — at this point, I get on about every other day to get some data to see how things […]

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Tue, December 2 2008 » Motivation, Progress » 5 Comments

Scout’s honor, down 6.2 pounds: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Down 6.2 pounds! Guess it must have been the two chocolate (nay, double chocolate) cupcakes I had yesterday 😐 -21.8 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -28.6 since starting blog -45.6 from highest weight Of course, my first reaction was — the scale is broken! But I’d been losing steadily throughout the week, so I […]

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Sat, November 22 2008 » Progress » 7 Comments

Anticipating a big loss tomorrow… (the good kind of loss)

Well, with no conscious effort, I think I’m going to ring in a big loss tomorrow on the scale. (Let’s hope I’m not humbled and end up with egg on my face and a gain, eh?) And I don’t mean “no conscious effort” in a bad way. It’s been effortless in a good way. I’m […]

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Fri, November 21 2008 » Progress » 2 Comments

Still a little crazy, but apparently that’s good for losing weight

My week’s been crazy, not me — well, no more than usual. 😉 However, I continue to lose weight, so apparently this is good for keeping me busy. I really haven’t been thinking much about food. (There’s a lot more time to do stuff, by the way, when one isn’t thinking about food all day. […]

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Wed, November 19 2008 » Motivation, Progress, Self image » 6 Comments

It occurs to me, that I am a different person now

You know, I was just in the kitchen, washing dishes before heading to bed (can’t stand waking up to dried up dirty dishes) and I realized — I am a different person. I have made permanent healthy changes. I’m not perfect, but I do pretty well. And I will lose this weight, in time. And […]

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Sun, November 16 2008 » Motivation, Persistence, Progress, Self image » 4 Comments

Down 1.4 pounds: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Down 1.4 pounds! I’ll take it. Rough week, unfortunate time of month, and other things I could have used as an excuse, but… I don’t make excuses any longer. No more excuses! Angie gave me a pep talk last week and said that this was my time to do this and you know what? Yes, […]

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Sat, November 15 2008 » Progress » 5 Comments

Dealing with stress constructively

I had a moment of clarity last year in which I realized that, until I learned to deal with stress better, I would never stop overeating to deal with stress. Sounds obvious, right? So I have experimented and found several things that work for me, not necessarily in this order or in every circumstance: Support […]

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Thu, November 13 2008 » Progress, Strategy, Stress eating, Support, Useful tools » 4 Comments

Don’t deserve an ounce of this, down 0.9: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Well, down 0.9 pounds. I procrastinated weighing for a day because I was sure I’d be up at least, like, 5 pounds or something. -14.2 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -21 since starting blog -38 from highest weight I didn’t do much of anything right and I’m surprised. I was sick and stressed and […]

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Sun, November 9 2008 » Progress » Comments Off on Don’t deserve an ounce of this, down 0.9: Biggest Loser Blog Edition