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List of things to accomplish by the age of 42.

Happy Birthday

I’m 43 today. My mom’s pretending I’m 23 because of what her youngest child being 43 means in terms of her own age*, but I’m actually glad I’m not 23. I was pretty clueless and lost at 23. There’s been … Continue reading

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First Days…and Not

Today was supposed to be my first day back on The Program; the beginning of hard-core exercise and a few weeks of a very restrictive diet that would give way to a sustainable low-calorie, well-balanced diet. Only yesterday was quite … Continue reading

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Ch-ch, Ch-ch, Changes

First, an announcement: The Benefit Concert for Japan is this Saturday night at 7* pm. If you’re in the greater Seattle area, please consider supporting this worthy cause. You can get tickets here. And now, back to our regularly scheduled … Continue reading

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In Summary

◊ Tuesday Weigh-in: 218.3 (O.M.G.) ◊ At the risk of sounding like McCroskey (and seriously dating myself with that comment), looks like I picked the wrong week to quit eating. Actually, all of April is looking pretty tough in that respect. … Continue reading

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Restrictions

I wasn’t going to talk about this on the blog. I really wasn’t. But I’ve been telling strangers on the street, so I started to think why not talk about it here? So, here goes: I had breast reduction surgery. … Continue reading

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Purple Dress

I wore the purple dress to dinner on Saturday night. The hostess commented on how elegant my dress was, which felt pretty nice! I’m posting some pictures. Doesn’t Sparky look nice? I really like the tie he picked out. BeBop … Continue reading

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Emotional Eating

At lunch the other day, I was telling a friend about how helpful it was to move from the regular counseling group in the Program to the intensive group. She asked what the intensive group was and I said it … Continue reading

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Running on Empty

I’m on a boat. It’s a ferry, actually. Taking a day trip to Bainbridge Island to recharge and do research for the novel I’m working on, as it takes place on a fictionalized version of the island. I’m writing again, … Continue reading

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The Cut Poll

• Tuesday Weigh-in: 181.6 • But I don’t really want to talk about my weight or the program. I want to talk about my hair. My friend, Cookie, had a great idea today – I should upload a picture of myself … Continue reading

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End Phase 1

§ Tuesday Weigh-in: 180.8 § Yeah, I know, it’s been more than two* weeks. Sorry about that. There was stomach flu for both BeBop and me and then there was a lot of stress about BamBam, which I will get to … Continue reading

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