Monthly Archives: May 2011

Recognizing progress

Too often, people–women, especially–harp on themselves for every single thing they do wrong, and don’t take a minute to give themselves a mental high-five for the things that they get right. That’s where I’ve been in the past couple of … Continue reading

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The No TV Challenge

I am a bit of a junkie when it comes to TV. Between American Idol, The Voice, Biggest Loser, Modern Family, The Office, Oprah (yes, I DVR’d Oprah), Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Pregnant in Heels (okay, … Continue reading

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Back from vacation…and back on the wagon

Well, I survived my first vacation following the Fittest Loser–though I gained two pounds in the process. Happily, my brother-in-law and new sister-in-law’s wedding was beautiful and I fit into the bridesmaid dress! Don’t Jon’s sister and mom look beautiful? … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Fittest Loser journey

Today was amazing! It was Fittest Loser celebration day, and boy, did we celebrate. First, we got treated to haircuts and makeup at Hip Salon, which was wonderful. Then, we had a fantastic lunch with our trainers at Seasons 52. We had … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day fun–and food

First off, I have to say that I have, without a doubt, THE best mom and grandmas in the world. I am so lucky to be related to these ladies. On Mother’s Day, I was able to see two of … Continue reading

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The voice

Do you have that voice in your head, too? The one that says, “Why bother? You’ve never kept the weight off before? What makes you think you’re any stronger/smarter/harder working this time?” “No matter how much weight you lose, you’ll … Continue reading

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Week 1 after Fittest Loser

This week was a bit of a mixed bag. There were some major splurges–most notably some salty Asian food–and there were a few great days too. Workouts were intermittent until I set up a five-day-per-week schedule that I’m committed to maintaining. … Continue reading

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