February 16th, 2010
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Figured I’d post my side profile, to (1) give you a sense of my stomach bulge (note: I’m sucking in here) and (2) because hopefully this photo will one day act as a nice ‘before’ photo.

That’s right, i believe in myself now! Insert self high-five here.

Also, OMIGOSH remember that time it was 2:15am and I have to be at work at 8am? GASP. I’m a fool…  a tired fool. Night! xo

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February 16th, 2010
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Me dancing the night away…

Two things to note here: See those beads? I just counted and I ended the night with 24 of them. Also, that manly hand is just that, a guy’s hand, not mine.

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February 16th, 2010
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~ Valentines Day ~

I went healthy eating at it on Sunday too.  Apparently I’ve decided to not fake a diet this time around…

(spinach leaves, sauteed chicken, onions and mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes)

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February 16th, 2010
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~ Valentines Day ~

Sunday was filled with productivity, which made the day (oddly ) seem really long.  I ‘slept in’ until 9:30am (stupid internal clock) and then WENT FOR A RUN OUTSIDE, OMIGOD, WHOA.

I went 4k at it, but it was AWESOME, and made me sad I hadn’t been running outside throughout the whole winter.  There was something really satisfying about running in the cold, I felt a sense of accomplishment I hadn’t felt in a long time.  The run itself was great (I didn’t stop except at red lights), and it gave me great hope that I may actually defy the rules of life and be able to run the FULL marathon later this year in October.

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February 15th, 2010
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~ Saturday ~

Saturday was a peaceful day, filled with healthy eating, Lost watching, napping, the gym, reading, watching the Olympics and seeing my sister.

It was pretty much a perfect lazy day.

The Photos:

  1. I met my gym’s manager in the morning and he recommended this type of oatmeal to me, which is what I’ll switch to once my delicious flavoured oatmeal is finished.
  2. My Brunch: Asparagus and an omelet with mushrooms, onions, olives and salsa in it
  3. I added cinnamon to my plain yogurt. It was a delicious treat. I also bought coco powder to add to my plain yogurt.
  4. I went to one of my favourite vegetarian restaurants for dinner (called Fresh) with my sister, where I ordered this delicious, “High Protein Salad”
  5. My sister walking back to my place with me
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February 15th, 2010
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Sorry guys, I’ll answer more questions tomorrow :)

~ Friday Night ~

Friday night I got all dolled up for my date with Shy Boy (I was supposed to meet him right after work, but he had to work late so I met him in the evening).  The night was a lot of fun. Shy Boy came over to my place around 7pm and we stood around and debated what to eat for a while before deciding on heading down a few floors, to our mutual friend’s place, to order dinner (eeek, I ate pizza!), get high and watch the opening ceremonies (which ps were amazing/hilarious high).

I wasn’t sure if I felt anything towards Shy Boy, more than a friendship connection, as we weren’t really ever alone, and I was incredibly high… exhibit A:

E - “who’s Donald Sutherland?!”
Shy Boy - “he’s that old guy carrying the flag.”
E - “a lot of people are tweeting about him…is he dead?”

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Exhibit B? I was convinced that Pamela Anderson (of Canadian Fame) would be the final torchbearer in all her glory (red bathing suit, slow motion, hair in the wind ect).

Overall I had a lot of fun with Shy Boy AND our other friends, which gave me hope stronger feelings could develop…

We ended the night nonchalantly as I passed out and he left with some of our other friends.

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February 15th, 2010
Have you been to fatty.tumblr.com recently?????
Anonymous

Well…. that was certainly NOT pleasant.

OneTwentyFive’s original name was fat.tumblr.com NOT ‘fatty,’ woops, my bad.  I remember going to that site, way-back-when (See post about it here) and being shocked and appalled as my eyes were raped with images I had no desire to see. (Although, all the power to those woman, as I? I could NEVER pose naked, esp. over weight).

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February 15th, 2010
I'm on a diet too, and I've been able to keep up with my friend's diet. You just three meals the size of your palm and lots of water. I have to drink two glasses of water before I eat, and then I can drink whatever amount of water I want during the meal. I MUST have at least two glasses. I haven't been exercising while doing this diet, which I've started about a week ago. Today, before eating breakfast, I weighed myself and I've lost about 4 pounds. Last night, I did break my diet and I was pretty much surprised that I didn't gain any weight. I'm so excited to meet my goal. For sure, I know it's easier to set small goals and from then, keep making them. I hope you meet your goal too (:
Anonymous

Oh congrats on losing weight! I’ve never actually heard of a diet where you full yourself up on water before you eat, but that seems to make sense.  Personally? I know that wouldn’t work for me as I have major issues just finishing a 500ml bottle of water a day (I know, I’m awful with water), but that’s great you found something that works for you.  I suppose that’s what it’s all about. Finding something that works for your lifestyle, and something that is easy to maintain for you. :)

Good luck on hitting your goal and thanks for reading :)

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February 15th, 2010
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So you have a date tomorrow... how do you not get nervous? and what is your pre date process?
Anonymous

Lovely girly question! I’ll answer the first part now, and the second part in my ‘Valentines Day’ post. :)

I don’t get nervous? Umm negative, I totally do if it’s with someone I really like!! I get paranoid about everything and obsess over the details of the night.  My ‘date’ on Friday night with Shy Boy (post to come) I suppose I wasn’t that nervous for, mostly because I don’t really like him, I was trying to force something that wasn’t there.

Thanks for asking! And my Pre-date process will come soon :)

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February 15th, 2010
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i love your blog...i read recently that you haven't had a drink a over a month. i am doing "sober february" hoping to kickstart my weightloss . my question - have you noticed extra weightloss from quitting the booze?
Anonymous

What an excellent question and unfortunately I don’t know the answer.

Why? Well I started my new “diet” (<— note, I hate that word as I don’t feel like I’m on a diet.), a few weeks into my ‘no-drinking’ life so I’m not sure if my new eating habits can be credited to my poundage loss, or my lack of boozing.

HOWEVER, there was about 2 weeks when I was eating my usual meals and not drinking and SHOCKINGLY I lost NO weight… which makes me think alcohol doesn’t add on the pounds like I thought it does.

I drank last night (beer, eeek!), and the scale seems fine today, but I’ll officially only know the consequences of last night on Wednesday’s Weigh-In.

My thoughts on alcohol and losing weight are leaning towards, it can be done, but you can only drink in moderation (aka once a week, and not binge).

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Welcome! I'm Liz, the girl relieved the Internet has 0 calories. South African by birth; Canadian on paper. A marathoner. CrossFitter. Paleo (somewhat) eater. Traveler. Cheese lover. And I think you're great!



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