Author Archives: gttygrl

About gttygrl

Red Sox fan, knitter and crocheter, web developer, cat lover, pool player, dvd collector, TV watcher, shutterbug. Who occasionally writes things.

Home stretch, or just the beginning?

Damn, 11 days without a post? That’s pathetic. However, though my enthusiasm for blogging this journey may have waned, my commitment to WINNING has not–at least where food is concerned. (My exercise plan continues to stagnate, unfortunately.) I finally broke … Continue reading

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Today is a weak day

I am soooooooo very glad there is no cake in the kitchen today. My energy levels are low, my head feels foggy, and after reading this article on fast food burgers, I’m desperately craving something I can sink my teeth … Continue reading

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Wanna see something scary?

Sometimes, when I think about how I look and feel today, and how I wish I looked and felt (at least 20 pounds lighter and strong as an ox would be good, if we’re making wishes), I look back to … Continue reading

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So let’s revisit some of those goals, shall we?

Blog every day: Yeah, that obviously didn’t happen. Sorry about that, folks! As y’all know, work’s been hell the past two weeks, but all’s good now, so hopefully I can get back to being good on the blogging front. (And … Continue reading

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Feeling stabby

Work was annoying today. Why is it when we’re feeling extreme emotions, we think the answer lies in punishing ourselves with all kinds of bad food, under the guise of making ourselves feel better? Yes, I wanted a cookie. Yes, … Continue reading

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Weigh-in day!

Well, today and tomorrow, anyway. I did mine right before lunch, and the past two weeks of sacrifice meant a fair showing on ye olde scale. The next two weeks will be harder, though. My body is used to this … Continue reading

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Lose 27 pounds eating Twinkies! Seriously.

Twinkie diet helps nutrition professor lose 27 pounds Much like the subject himself, I am unsure what to do with this. He reduced his daily caloric intake, but replaced all his previous healthy food with snack cakes. Fewer calories, made … Continue reading

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Honeymoon is over

I think I’ve reached that stage where the Challenge is no longer new and exciting, and now eating lettuce and chicken, and trying to work out every day, has become a chore. Last week I was amped to do my … Continue reading

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Week two, are you still going strong?

This is what our suite’s kitchen counter looked like yesterday: Perhaps your office had a similar fright show. Did you survive it? Did you give in to the call of the chocolate, or laugh in its face and walk swiftly … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Halloween; hello, water!

So how’d everyone do over Halloween weekend? If you abstained from the sweets, then bravo to you! And if you found yourself succumbing to the seductive call of the Snickers bar, don’t fret–it was just one weekend, and today is … Continue reading

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