LYNNABEL's Mar 2012 CalorieKing Blog

Saturday, March 31st 2012

This has NEVER happened to me in my adult life. I stepped on the scale for the first time in 2 months, fully expecting to see something mid way between not-good and awful. Instead, my weight is the lowest its been since the summer of 2010, and CK finally told me I was goal.

I am wondering if this is a bit of a fluke. On the otherhand, I wonder if really reducing my diet soda intake this week has anything to do with it? Either way, I'll take it and be extra careful this coming week in the ho...

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Tuesday, March 27th 2012

Yesterday, I typed an blog entry and then lost it. It was a short vent about something S had said/done over the phone. It left me mad and frustrated since resolving things over the phone is hard for us. I don't have privacy at work and he is at best luke warm to talking on the phone generally. I am amazed in retrospect that we carried on so much of our 'dating' over the phone.

Anyway, I have been much better in the last year or so (maybe longer but it seems fairly recent) about expressing m...

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Thursday, March 22nd 2012

I am trying (not very successfully yet) to give up soda at lunch and at dinner. The first day I forgot, seriously, at lunch. And the second day, today, I remembered at lunch but forgot at dinner. I don't know why I'm doing this other than its something to do. I am retaining water randomly and weirdly so I figure less soda and more water can't hurt.

Have had 2 eyeliner dreams in 2 nights. They are almost never back to back like that. For the record, I'm not complaining. :eyebrows:

Am having trou...

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Tuesday, March 6th 2012

Presented to 75 people plus the new CEO today. If anxiety :barf3: counts for anything, I for sure earned my paycheck today. Fortunately no one asked any questions. Either I was very clear, or my subject was deadly boring, or people knew it would be cruel to torment me further. :laugh5:

I also swam this morning for 45 minutes at the gym we are trying out. It was really nice. And both harder and easier than I expected. I haven't done laps in a hundred years. I'm going to a period of insomnia which is nice...

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Friday, March 2nd 2012

Does anyone think that it is progress that instead of looking in the mirror and telling myself how fat I am, I now look in the mirror and tell myself I am weirdly shaped?

In my world, I think this is progress. Maybe someday I'll just look in the mirror and tell myself nothing.