Category Archives: weight/health

Made to Crave: 19 (so close)

I am so close to my final goal! As in, I’ve passed two of the previously set goals and am staring down a brand new goal that I know I can achieve.  I hit my “By December 1st” goal in … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 15 (numbers)

Today I told someone my weight.  Someone who is skinny and younger than me and taller than me and absolutely stunningly beautiful.  And while I told her not to tell anyone else my weight (as if she would do that), … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 14 (self-discipline)

I shared my thoughts on the first few pages of chapter six in Made to Crave 11:  (guilt and shame).  I can’t stand the thought of not finishing that chapter because it is full of encouragement and practical ways to overcome … Continue reading

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8.0

So I set a PR today! I ran 8 miles straight! Yes, I was on a treadmill (it’s 97 degrees outside) and the gym was air conditioned and I didn’t set any incline, but still… I ran 8 miles! I reached the … Continue reading

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Made to Crave 13: (August update)

I’m sitting here at 9:30 pm after two hours of pouring over Rome’s transit maps, trying to make sense of the mess.  I want to try to have each step of the way mapped out so I don’t have to … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 12 (food budget)

I have been budgeting for food the exact same way for the past four and a half years.  I make a meal plan out for a month, shop for all of the meat and non-perishables  and some veggies at one … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 11 (guilt and shame)

Chapter 6 is mindblowing. The title is Growing Closer to God and for me, it sums up the “why.”  Of course there is the “getting healthy and losing weight” reason, but I’ve done all that before and found myself right back in … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 10 (mini-cation)

Our time in Garmisch was perfect.  It may have been our very best trip to Edelweiss yet. The days were lazy and the freezing cold rain didn’t even matter a bit to us as we were cocooned inside this massive-yet-cozy … Continue reading

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Confessions from a treadmill…

I’ve been doing really good on my mini-vacation to Garmisch.  I’ve eaten well, stayed well below my calorie allowance, and avoided all desserts and breads thus far. I’ve exercised every day since I arrived, and plan on doing two workouts … Continue reading

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Made to Crave: 9 (motivation)

I am sitting here on the balcony of my Edelweiss hotel enjoying the cool air.  66̊ and I’m loving it!  It’s a bit cloudy and and there’s a slight breeze blowing the four flags out front: I see the Bavarian, … Continue reading

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