LYNNABEL's Nov 2009 CalorieKing Blog

Thursday, November 26th 2009

I am 35 today. I'm trying to figure out what that means to me. At one point it produced a lot of anxiety - original questions like, "What is the point of it all?" Today I am focused on where I want my career to be.

I'm focused on that because of yet another unpleasant interaction with my coworker from hell. Even though I was able to (mainlyh) frame the situation mentally as "This is HER issue, Lynn, not yours" I am left with a horrible taste in my mouth and true sense t...

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Tuesday, November 24th 2009

I appreciate the feedback you gave me on my last entry. I have thought long and hard about it and have not arrived at any conclusions other than I feel like this is becoming an obsession, which isn't what I'm aiming for. On the other hand, I'm not at all ready to concede the fight.

I decided that since I couldn't decide what to do, that I would eat at maintenance on Sunday and take each day on its own after that until I can decide what I want to do long term. I do want to keep pushing down ...

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Saturday, November 21st 2009

I am SO frustrated. No loss this week. Not even a 10th of a lb. Measurements were down (very, very slightly), but I can't accept that this is my new set point. Although, yes, it would be easier to maintain here, my self confidence is tied to a different number. Really, really tied to a different number.

And looking forward to next week - I'm traveling! I can't expect to be on as on track as I want to be when traveling! I'm so frustrated.

What can I do differently?

Work out more? ...

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Thursday, November 19th 2009

Will's first school picture!!

Exquisite eyeliner dream last night. No eyeliner involved, though. This time it was a futuristic urban setting, with white marbled landscaping rocks everywhere. Random fires popped up out of the rocks. I was carrying my clothes instead of carrying a suitcase of clothes, which meant I kept dropping the clothes, and picking them up. This, apparently, was very exciting. Prior to that, there were huge, cylindrical (hi, Jay!) towers with elevators inside that requir...

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Monday, November 16th 2009

I'm going to take 10 minutes to do a quick update - I keep waiting until I have a chunk of time, and its just not happening this (or last, or next) week.

Week whatever (6?) on Callie's Challenge was okay in that I maintained. Normally that would be a big bummer for me, but since I traveled 3 days for work I knew that I'd be retaining some water, and my hands definitely felt puffy. So, hopefully, there was even a little hidden loss in there, but I obviously can't count it. Eating went very w...

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