Saturday, February 19, 2011

Blogger Butt and Dreaming Battle to a 2-2 Tie

Before reporting on this week's action in the weight loss war, I'd like to welcome three new followers to my blog. All three seem to have come via Farm Friend Friday. Jenise writes about her evolution into a farm girl at Brawner's in Bend. Patrice and QuarterHaflinger have begun to follow my blog as well. Thanks for following. It is nice to know (sometimes) that I do have an audience for the silly and serious things I write.

This week was a draw as far as the scale is concerned. However, I consider it another victory for Dreaming - considering some of the, ahem, less than low calorie stuff I consumed:
How about a meatball sandwich AND a beer (and not the lite stuff) for lunch? I bet the huge piece of sausage pizza, dripping in oil, is not on the diet list either. Nor the half box of Girl Scout cookies. Bad...bad...bad! But, the scale held steady, so I am happy and invigorated to start fresh for another week.

A few days ago I came across another dieting link up. This one is hosted by Patrice and she calls it Wednesday Words of Weightloss.
Patrice poses the following questions, suggesting you share answers on your blog. My answers are below.

1. Do you eat when stressed or bored?
2. What's your favorite sport or physical activity to participate in?
3. What's your favorite fruit?
4. I have "fat jean" and "skinny jeans" in my closet. Does anyone else have these?
5. What can you do this week to be nice to yourself?

1. I eat when I'm tired - or when I've had an extra glass of wine (that's when the Girl Scout cookies became targets!). I think I have trouble distinguishing between tired and bored sometimes - so bordom could be a trigger as well.
2. I enjoy horseback riding, walking, biking and skiing. I am not a runner nor a swimmer. In fact, if I try to swim laps I quickly feel like I am going to drown - not a great feeling!
3. I love pears that are at just the right point of ripeness. I love them when they are slurpy and soft...but there is a fine line between that and rotten!
4. You bet! My skinny jeans are on the bottom of the pile. I was drop-kicked into losing weight when my fat jeans became too tight.
5. I can stay away from the project house and realize it is OK to let it go one day!

I hope you all have a good week!

Click here to link to others engaged in the Battle of the BloggerButt. 

Or, visit Jenise on Wednesday at:


  1. Sigh, my jeans felt like they got a little tighter this week. So, what did I do? Why, I hit Kentucky Fried Chicken, of course. No will power, that's me.

  2. Sigh, I have the opposite problem and need to gain weight. So I don't read the weightloss posts in detail, but I am rooting for you.

  3. 1. Do you eat when stressed or bored?
    i eat when i'm bored.

    2. What's your favorite sport or physical activity to participate in?
    walking or swimming

    3. What's your favorite fruit?
    Green grapes, or nectarines

    4. I have "fat jean" and "skinny jeans" in my closet. Does anyone else have these?
    we all do, don't we!?

    5. What can you do this week to be nice to yourself?
    Move a little bit more :)

    Looking forward to your next post! :D

  4. Cripes, I thought Girl Guide Cookies were a food group! Darn! :-) I recently was coerced into attending my high school reunion. I haven't seen these people in 40 years! I have started to diet a bit, but I am not stressing about it...yet!! :-)

  5. I have some sexy skinny jeans too...I can't wait to get back into them...I'm hoping they fit for the conference, I don't think they will though...I'll keep trying..

    Thank you so much for participating in this btw xox

  6. I put on some weight over the holiday. I am aware of it, but I refuse to freak out about it, because that just makes it worse.

    Even though they are too big to wear out anywhere, I wear my fat jeans when I ride. They make me look fat, but they work better to ride.


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