Archive for January, 2012

Fallen: Like Pulling Teeth

Posted by Vicki on January 29th, 2012 under Exercise, strength, weight management
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There is no definite age when the transition occurs, although I know all of this blog’s gentle readers have seen 40 year olds who look 90 and 50 year olds who look 30. Being physically fit and not smoking are probably the two most important things a person can do to look and feel young, […]

And Introducing. . .the bfc!!!!

Posted by Vicki on January 26th, 2012 under Big FAT Bunnies
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Catja went to her annual veterinary checkup appt yesterday. Woody brought her to the Point Breeze Veterinary Clinic or Center or whatever. The vet there is well-known. There is good news and bad news. The good news: we have rid Catja of those pesky fleas. NO parasites of any kind this year. The bad new: […]

chappy belated chanukah bfb — the author’s delusions of grandeur

Posted by Vicki on January 22nd, 2012 under Big FAT Bunnies
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This bunny has been inserted late, or perhaps early, (if you are thinking ahead, post-traumatic 2012 Presidential election, to the 2012 Chanukah). You must understand that you cannot just conceive of a cartoon and presto, there it is on your website. The steps are very complex, and often interrupted, and inordinately time-consuming. You would think […]

A New, Albeit Rather Tardy, bfb ‘toon

Posted by Vicki on January 21st, 2012 under Big FAT Bunnies
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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Annoyances

Posted by Vicki on January 21st, 2012 under Attitude, venting
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I am really annoyed right now. Once again, I tried to connect to my remote desk top via the connect portal from my home computer, and there is a connect problem. So I called the helpdesk, and the guy who answered was totally incompetent, clearly new. I waited a few minutes to even get to […]

One Smart Cat

Posted by Vicki on January 19th, 2012 under cats
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Catja is a very smart cat. She was standing by my chair, wanting affection, and now she is examining something next to the bed. Why do I wax on (wax off) about her intelligence? Because she is my cat, and that is what people do when they have a cat. On Wednesday, she had an […]

Gotta Blog!

Posted by Vicki on January 16th, 2012 under Big FAT Bunnies, Exercise, irritation, projects, venting, Weight Gain
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A la the movie Singin’ In the Rain “Gotta Dance!” Anyway, I ain’t singin’, too nervous. It’s getting dark and a bit warmer than yesterday, but perhaps raining and I still have not left the house. Maybe I will and maybe I won’t, but despite the fact that I usually do little exercise on two […]

Mind Games And Other Strategies

Posted by Vicki on January 14th, 2012 under Attitude, Big FAT Bunnies, Eating Behavior, Exercise, Hate, irritation
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I engage in mind games willingly. There are a million and one tricks I play on myself each and every day in order to stay on track with weight loss and weight loss maintenance. These could be termed strategies to ensure sustained weight loss success. Instead, I could be really pissed off. Because every year, […]

Rambling Rose

Posted by Vicki on January 12th, 2012 under projects
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I have only a half hour to blog today. It is 5:04 and even though Thursday is my “day off,” it hasn’t been that for a long while. I have spent the whole day at the computer working on work: patient phone calls, sending results, and also doing things that are related to my role […]

Weight A Minute!

Posted by Vicki on January 8th, 2012 under Attitude, Eating Behavior, Exercise, Healthy eating, Lifestyle, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management
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When it comes to weight loss, what is your goal? Is it just so the scale will show a different number? Is it to get down to a certain weight and stay there? To be healthier? To fit into a certain outfit? To get off your medications? To avoid illness? Everyone’s goal is different, but […]