Monthly Archives: January 2011

Thai Beef Salad

I have found a new recipe that is a keeper!  The original recipe can be found on allrecipes.com.  Here’s the link. I did make some modifications that turned out pretty good.  Below is the recipe with my adjustments.  It ended … Continue reading

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Food “Relationships”

A friend of mine on LoseIt! posted this comment today: “Feels like I am spinning out of control.  Not even that I’m hungry or having a lapse in judgment.  I just think psychologically this whole adventure is draining me.  It’s … Continue reading

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Support Systems

I thought I was aware of how helpful and beneficial it could be to develop support systems.  Wow.  I severely underestimated the impact they would have on me. It is one thing to have a loving family who says, “Yes, … Continue reading

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Facing Truth

Lately, I’ve come to see myself, not as the cute skinny young adult I used to be and still see in my mind’s eye, but as a grown woman who has become very out of touch with her physical well … Continue reading

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Mind Games

Have you ever noticed that when you feel denied or deprived of something, you want it all the more?  I’m starting week three of my weight loss program and found that, with the excitement wearing off (as it inevitably does … Continue reading

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Excited about Sushi

Yep.  Sushi.  Yeah, I know sushi has raw fish.  And yeah, I know I’m a hypocrite.  Here is yet another thing to cross off my “I swear I’ll never do [insert action]” list.  I have GOT to stop saying never! … Continue reading

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Give Me Chocolate or Give Me… Wait, Nevermind.

I’ve started my second week of weight loss focus.  It has been a little harder this week because I am experiencing more cravings and feeling more hungry.  And, since I am back to work again, I am more stressed and … Continue reading

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