Category Archives: Challenges

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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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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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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Halloween…It’s a GO!!!

So I’ve been feeling a bit guilty about hiding out from the neighborhood children on one of the biggest days on a kid’s calendar. My guilt went into overdrive when one of my favorite neighborhood ‘enanos’ asked me what I … Continue reading

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Get Up and Move!!

I have had a slow start on this challenge to weight loss. I had a real shocker when I stepped on that scale last Monday. I knew I had gained some weight recently. At a Dr. visit a few weeks … Continue reading

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I was afraid this would happen

I work best with lots of momentum behind me, and one blip to halt that can send me reeling. I didn’t work out on Thursday. I got home at a reasonable enough time to have fit in some weight lifting … Continue reading

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Weekend Willies

I’ve got a mild case of the Weekend Willies. During the week I find it somewhat easy to stick to my eating and exercise plan. There’s a certain rhythm to it that fits well with the work day. But come … Continue reading

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