Monthly Archives: January 2011

Climb, Baby, Climb

Those of you that follow me on Facebook will know that I didn’t lose enough weight this week to hit 20 pounds.  Sigh.  I’m still happy with my 1-pound loss and there’s always next week! In other news, this morning’s … Continue reading

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Weigh-In Eve…

So here we are, Friday night, and the eve of the weigh-in where I hoped to hit my 20-pound goal and claim my prize.  It was a stretch goal, I’ll be honest.  I needed to lose 2.6 pounds this week … Continue reading

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Keep Those Legs Moving!

Some of you might remember that my employer has a few conference rooms outfitted with walkstations, and every once in awhile I book one and use it for an hour or so.  A couple weeks ago, my husband and I had … Continue reading

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Milestones and Rewards

Sorry for falling off the earth recently, I’ve just been incredibly busy the past couple weeks!  I’m happy to say that despite numerous dinners out and a few days with almost no activity, my weight loss is still clipping along … Continue reading

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Balancing the Calorie Budget

A few days ago I wrote about the importance of tracking food and exercise to assure success in a weight-loss effort (and my resentment at having to do it).   The following day at work, my friend Jenn shared an … Continue reading

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Facebook!!

I love social media!   A week ago I started a Shrinking Jill Facebook page, and this evening I finally figured out how to link my blog to my page (check it out to the right).   It was much … Continue reading

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Log It To Lose It

Today I thought I’d share some thoughts from one of my favorite blogs, The Cooper Institute.  I love this blog, because it presents weight loss, health and fitness issues in a scientific light, often backed by clinical studies.  The topics … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Love Pie?

This time of year I seem to dream endlessly about slices of hot apple pie topped with ice cream….mmmmm.  But after all the hard work I put into counting points through the holidays, I’m not about to go off plan … Continue reading

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Starting the Year Off Right

Today was my first weigh-in of the year, and I was delighted to see a loss on the scale – 1.6 pounds!  This was over a two week period that included both Christmas and New Year’s so I’m pretty happy … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Latte No-Go

This evening while catching up on my blog reading, I ran across a recipe for homemade gingerbread latte!  YUMMY!  I especially love that it doesn’t use syrup – one of the main reasons I stopped drinking flavored lattes from Starbucks … Continue reading

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