Tag Archives: getting in shape

How do you define failure?

Have I failed? No. Not really. Well, maybe a little. I mean, I guess it depends on how you look at it. I don’t believe in getting an A for effort. But when it comes to making major life changes … Continue reading

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I went over to the dark side…and they had cookies!

My weight-loss journey had been slowing down quite a bit. Since December, I was playing the scale game, with the numbers going up and down, never really settling down. It seemed like no matter what I did, I couldn’t see … Continue reading

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Why I Hate “The Biggest Loser” and Other Weight Loss Challenges

Here’s my thing – and it’s a simple one: weight loss should not be a competition. It just shouldn’t. There are plenty of things we can compete at. Sports, games, even reading. My son goes bowling and does some very … Continue reading

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Moi? A Vegetarian?

I’ve tried to go vegetarian in the past. One of the first times I said I was going veggie – I declared it loudly, then went and ordered a meatball sub. Whoops. I know it’s possible to leave meat out … Continue reading

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Weight is nothing but a calculation. And I hate math.

It’s been a while since I checked in with my weight loss blog, and part of that was just the sheer craziness of life. The other part was just a bit of frustration on my part. I kept doing the … Continue reading

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Screw you, tortoise – I wanna be a bunny!

Oh, tortoise, why do you mock me so? I know, I know, what’s my problem, right?  And why am I picking on this poor defenseless tortoise?  (Well, not fully defenseless – it could probably give me salmonella if I didn’t … Continue reading

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Exercise Advice and Experience…and that Damn Scale!

Okay, so my last post was all about how I was trying to fit in exercise.  Because I really am slammed every day, and I was questioning exactly how that would work.  Well, one person, who shall remain nameless…for now…suggested … Continue reading

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