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What Lights Your Fire? by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been having a rough go in the weight loss game lately. I've been trying to lose, I really have - tracking every day, going to the gym, doing what I think are the right ... Read on »
The Hidden Beauty in Leftovers by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Quickie post today, but I had to say something about this: I know this is going to make me sound like a total loser, but I'm really proud of myself. We were having sa ... Read on »
Birthday Challenge by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How many times have I posted posts like this? Too many. So what's one more, right? I've gained a significant amount of weight over the summer. Like, 25 lbs significant. ... Read on »
You're Never Far Away by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I found out this morning that my good friend Jim, a friend of mine from my university days, passed away last week. Completely unexpectedly, he passed in his sleep. I am so ... Read on »
It's Fall! by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love fall so much. Fall reminds me of all of my favourite things: cool weather, bonfires, rustling leaves, pumpkin, warm drinks, sweaters, quilting, pickling, television ... Read on »
A Fat Married Lady by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's been 2 months to the day since I last posted. The good news? I'm now a married lady! The bad news? I'm now a fat married lady. (note the missing exclamation poin ... Read on »
Tuesday by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I weighed in this morning at 160 lbs even. I don't want to weigh 160 lbs. I'd like to get back to my 140 lb self. Here's how I'm starting: Breakfast: ~ Green monste ... Read on »
The Return of 'This Week's Grocery List' by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love grocery lists. I always leave my list behind for someone else to check out. Here is what we bought today (this is gonna sound bad): strawberries (a ... Read on »
Yup, I'm Still OK by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm still OK. No change since yesterday. But wow, am I afraid. Did I mention I'm running my first half marathon on Sunday? Off to Ottawa I go for one of the biggest a ... Read on »
So Much To Say by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My comments from last night's Daily Mile post "6K at race pace. I'll be happy with this race pace, if I can keep it up for 21K. I'm going to be happy no matter what - it ... Read on »
Where's Goose? by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Do you ever get the feeling there's something not quite right but you have a really hard time putting your finger on what exactly is wrong? *sigh* Welcome to my lif ... Read on »
Are YOU Happy? by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How often do you think about whether or not you're happy? I'm sad to think that so many people, including myself, express very openly how unhappy they are. I often wond ... Read on »
Weight Lifting for Dummies by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Does such a book exist? I'm sure it does. I should probably read it. Dummy or not, I went to the gym today with plan to lift weights. Don't worry, I didn' ... Read on »
Feel the Love by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss More than ever before in my life, I feel loved. I hope that doesn't sound too self-centered or proud. After giving it some thought, I think I know why I feel this way ... Read on »
Food Experiment 2011 -- Day 5 by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Breakfast: (8 Momentum pts, 8 PointsPlus pts) Oatcake (180 cals, 25g carbs, 8g fat, 3g protein, 2g fibre) 175 grams Liberte Plain Greek Yogurt (110 cals, 6g carbs, 1g fa ... Read on »
Food Experiment 2011 -- Day 4 by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Breakfast: (8 Momentum pts, 8 PointsPlus pts) Oatcake (180 cals, 25g carbs, 8g fat, 3g protein, 2g fibre) 175 grams Liberte Plain Greek Yogurt (110 cals, 6g carbs, 1g f ... Read on »
Food Experiment 2001 -- Day 3 by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Day 3... No good choices made after breakfast. It was a traveling day, so my meals were all eaten out (after breakfast). Breakfast: (4 Momentum pts, 4 PointsPlus pts ... Read on »
Food Experiment 2011 -- Day 2 by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'd just like to put it out there that y'all had better not be judging my food consumption. Yes, I can put back a foot long sub. I can put back a lot of things. I didn't ... Read on »
This has gone on long enough by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am tired of the struggle, and making excuses. I'm tired of not wanting to put on my clothes in the morning, or adjusting them so they're comfortable all day. I'm tired o ... Read on »
Food Experiment 2011 -- Day 1 by Tara Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am tired of the struggle, and making excuses. I'm tired of not wanting to put on my clothes in the morning, or adjusting them so they're comfortable all day. I'm tired ... Read on »