Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lenses lie, but measurements are meaningful!

On Saturday I asked my husband to take progress photos of me, wearing the same sports bra & t-shirt I was wearing for my “before” photos 12 weeks ago.  I uploaded the new pictures, placed them side by side with … Continue reading

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Walking, willpower and weeklies

I started yesterday feeling proud of myself and ended it feeling disappointed! After dropping my daughter off at preschool, I bundled up and set off up the hill to walk a new route.  I’d driven this loop before but never … Continue reading

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Zumba!

I haven’t written much about my exercise routine.  Since January my goal has been to work out 3 times a week if I can.  On Thursdays I typically walk for 40 minutes, either on a treadmill if it’s nasty weather, … Continue reading

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Another excellent week

(cartoon by Josie Chisholm)

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Biggest Loser update, and time for some new goals

Today I weighed in for the Biggest Loser contest in Worcester. I was down 5 lbs in 2 weeks, for a total of 31.2 lbs in 10 weeks, or 13.32% of my body weight lost.  The people in the lead … Continue reading

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NSVs

NSV stands for non-scale victory, if you’re not familiar with the acronym.  I know sometimes I am guilty of getting too hung up on the number the white metal box gives me, when there are other very tangible measures of … Continue reading

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Staying on track

I was late to my weigh-in today because my daughter had a dentist appointment first, so I was standing in line waiting for my turn at the scale during most of the meeting and could listen in.  I’m not sure … Continue reading

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