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Down 2 pounds: In between Biggest Loser Blog Editions

Well, I’m down another two pounds. Little appetite plus a little running seems to have done the trick this week. To be honest, at the start of the week, I was worried I’d have another gain on my little yo-yo thing I’ve been doing the past few weeks. But now, my motivation is renewed. Weight […]

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Sat, January 3 2009 » Progress » 4 Comments

Biggest Loser Blog Edition final results! How’d I do?

I’m so glad I joined the Biggest Loser Blog Edition this fall — I almost didn’t do it at all because I was afraid of getting too obsessed focused on the number on the scale. I had a few moments where I did, but overall, I actually got over the scale to a great degree […]

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Tue, December 30 2008 » Progress » 3 Comments

Down 3.9 pounds: Biggest Loser Blog Edition final week

Well, the 3.9 is gone again. Phew! Back in business and feeling much better. This is the final weigh-in for the Biggest Loser Blog Edition, but I think my essentially maintaining through the holidays has eliminated me from the top competition. (If I yo-yo up and down a few pounds again over the next few […]

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Sat, December 27 2008 » Progress » 3 Comments

Great site, I think I’m at my 5k goal, current book, miscellaneous news

Some miscellaneous notes… Jason, who stopped by the other day to offer some encouragement (thanks!), has a great blog about his 130 pound loss. He also started running along the way, is a believer in slow running, and has even done some Ā ultramarathons (my current not-so-secret obsession). Jason and I started within a pound of […]

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Wed, December 24 2008 » Motivation, Persistence, Progress, Support » 2 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 šŸ˜ -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

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

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 » No Comments

Up 1.9 (but I’m OK with that): Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Well, up 1.9 pounds. However, that’s after 4 planes in 40 hours (cankles!) and two weeks of traveling (yummy food!), so I’m actually OK with that. That gives me a net loss for the trip. -13.3 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -20.1 since starting blog -37.1 from highest weight

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Mon, November 3 2008 » Progress » 3 Comments

Down 3.6: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Well, down 3.6 more pounds for a total of 15.2 in five weeks! -15.2 since starting Biggest Loser Blog Edition -22 since starting blog -39 from highest weight Easy to do in China — healthy meals and lots of walking. Lots of (bottled) water and tea. No snacks to speak of, very few sodas. A […]

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Sun, October 26 2008 » Progress » 5 Comments

Up 1.1 pounds: Biggest Loser Blog Edition

Well, I’m up 1.1 pounds. I’m sure I could rationalize it, but it wasn’t all excusable! Back on track today, immediately. What happened? Quick analysis of the week: * Didn’t do visual diary — am appreciating just how effective this is for me. Major reality check. I think I was just not as aware this […]

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Sat, October 18 2008 » Progress » 5 Comments