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Crappy day thus far. Not going to let it get to me.

It’s 10am and I had a rough morning. The whole family was crabby and difficult today. Impatience and miscommunication were rampant. And I didn’t handle it well. This was not one of my stellar Perfect Wife and Mother Moments. I’m now home alone starting my work day, feeling kinda crappy. So, how am I going […]

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Wed, October 1 2008 » Persistence, Stress eating » 4 Comments

Gimme a can of that Rationalization-Be-Gone!

There I was, face-first into a batch of blueberry blintzes this morning, rationalizing that I was really making them for my dear husband (being the kind caring selfless wife that I am, you know) and well, they were fairly low cal (90) and low fat (11%) and, of course, I deserved them having had a […]

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Tue, September 2 2008 » Persistence, Strategy, Stress eating » 5 Comments

Four fundamental exercise truths

Many years of yo-yo dieting haven’t been for naught. I have learned a few things about myself along the way. Here are my four fundamental exercise truths: If I exercise, the food follows. And I don’t mean I eat a bunch afterwards. I mean, when I exercise, my eating gets in line with little additional […]

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Tue, August 12 2008 » Motivation, Persistence » No Comments