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Love challenge: A weekend away. Feat completed.

I am so far behind in my challenge posts that they are starting to feel like work. But the challenge itself continues.

So here is the first update.

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vonhottie said "

Actually, I really hope you never hear Sass' scary serious voice, at ..." More comments...

Love from the Press: The WSJ's ode to the Winter Olympics and why we love them so...

The Games That Have Us at Hello

Why the Winter Olympics, Earth's Frozen Fortnight, Always Make Us Fall Hard

by Jason Gay

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870443140457506751207464532...

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You Wrote We Like

From Beijing with Love, NYC redux!

So, I didn’t do the New Year’s challenge, possibly tanking my chances of winning this big Self Love thing and getting my kayak on in Puerto Rico. Does this mean I’m gonna slack on the Love Challenge? Yes! Er, I mean, No! Hell no. It’s only 10 damn days. And I’m calling the shots. So here goes.

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sassletics82 said "

You are so cool. The end.

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Go Single Ladies Go!

And I don't mean go run out and put a ring on some dolt's sausage-y, oversized finger.

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Fl33KRISTIN said "

When some students are stuck with analytical essay creating, thus I ..." More comments...

Stop looking at the scale already!

A story in the Wall Street Journal on how you can not weigh much, but still be unhealthy. So, you know, the scale isn't much of a measure of health at a certain point.

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Kaitlyn said "

KBEn: Ditto on your post. And thanks for sharing the Washington Post ..." More comments...

The hedge fund that kept me from working out

So... a 3-month long reporting job ends with this story on Plainfield Asset Management, which is really really in big trouble.

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sandyliz said "

welcome back! I've missed you.  we need to meet up this ..." More comments...

The NYTimes if effing joking, right?

The Golden Globes feature a lot of bullshit and generate just as much. This post from the NYTimes T Magazine was a missive from an alternate reality where Kate Hudson is borderline obese, er, I mean, has the womanly curves of Marilyn Monroe...

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KKesquire said "

I bet this was the same NYT dbag who made fun of Michael ..." More comments...

Practical eating... From Gwyneth with love

I do get the Gwynnie Paltrow newsletter for better living, and when it's an email about the best things to do when in Seville with a million dollars, I delete. When it's a round up of great recipes, I read. This time around it's stuff from bigLITTLE, the NYC East Village caterers. And the recipe that I love is the Spiced Kettlecorn. 

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Bad eating. A celebration

No workout today, but keeping up the naughty flog...

No breakfast

No lunch

4pm snack of 3 ginger cookies... the dry hard ones from trader joes

9 pork gyoza (hello dinner)

3 homemade peanut butter cookies with dark chocolate centers (hello indigestion)

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