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Weight: 222.6 – Pounds left to lose: 62.6

I’m up half a pound which all things considered (such as midnight comfort cheesecake after the viewing and brownies at the funeral after-party etc.) is pretty good. The funeral went about as well as can be expected at events that are that sad.

I would give my eating a C. I chose a lot of healthy foods when I could, but also munched on a couple things I shouldn’t have. But I didn’t totally pig out. Eating on the road can be very difficult. Our country really does love to serve cheap and easy carbs with every meal, be it rolls or pasta or potato salad.

The only exercise I managed to get in the past four days was a morning Pilates session which I did from memory from watching the DVD 20 times and about 20 blocks of walking to and from a restaurant in Washington DC with a friend. However, I think moving tomorrow will give me plenty of cardio and then I can get back into my routine. If there’s anything this trip taught me (besides ye old lessons in mortality) it’s that routines are very comforting. It’s stressful having to plan out everyday from scratch, not knowing when or where you’re eating, how you’re getting from point A to point B and when or even where you’re sleeping that night.

Oh, and my dad has read this blog. Everyone together now: AAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!

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Jennah • June 11, 2006 at 11:53 am

Glad you are back and the best of luck getting back on your ‘comfort’schedule! I know exactly how it goes to have your schedule ruined. I went to California for 4 days (for a funeral) and it took me 3-4 weeks to get back on track. But at least I did! *hugs*


Bigg Blue Lue • June 11, 2006 at 11:55 am

He’s read your blog??? Mercy.

And here’s to routines (raises glass (of water)… ClinK!)


Karen • June 11, 2006 at 11:12 pm

Nothing like a boatload of stress (travel, weddings, funeral, selling a house, finding a place to live, moving, meeting long lost relatives who haven’t seen you in a while–who by the way have read your blog) to make you really appreciate the comfort of routine. But you are an intelligent, competent, sucessful woman with a great sense of humor and I know you can handle it all.

Gotta tell you, sometimes this blog is a real little lifeline for me. Thanks a bunch for your effort in writing it. It is a real inspiration to me.


K • June 12, 2006 at 4:37 am


I stressed a lot about my mum discovering mine (only a matter of time…) but when she did, it was actually fine. Except she now keeps asking when I’m going to update. More often soon, I hope.


Debbi • June 12, 2006 at 8:46 am

Glad you’re back, and hope the move goes well. I don’t think my dad even knows what a blog is! Thank goodness …


Mark • June 12, 2006 at 8:57 am

Time to enter the Blogger Protection Program. You need to choose a new name and URL and start from scratch.


Debbi • June 12, 2006 at 9:29 am

A Hugh Grant update – he’s off the market:



Candy • June 12, 2006 at 11:36 am

It’s a new week today…. Stay good, we’re all rooting with you!! :) I’m up this week as well. This weekend left me +3 pounds… but this week is a brand new week. And it’ll come back off again. *hugs* and luck!!


Dee • June 12, 2006 at 9:22 pm

Glad you’re back, I’ve been running around catching up on blogs and your story about the cakes had me laughing so much. I always love your posts!

Ye god @ your dad – how come all these family members are finding our blogs?!


melanie • June 12, 2006 at 10:28 pm


i would be mortified if anyone in my family found any of my blogs. i am very honest in them… too honest to their minds.

i think it’s great that you did so well health-wise while you were gone. it’s hard. and you did awesome!!


Ladybug • June 13, 2006 at 12:08 pm

Hey Pastaqueen,

I have been following your blog for a while. And I have to say it’s absolutely amazing. You always have such funny and inspirational posts.

I actually think it’s amazing you were able to keep it a secret for as long as you did… Since you’ve been blogging for quite a while now.

I would be equally mortified though.

Keep up the good work!




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