Ahhh! I can't believe it has been 4 years since I began this journey to a healthier lifestyle. I have lost 115lbs, but even more importantly I have gained new insight into fitness and food. I am still continuing to wrap my mind around how much m... Read more
Hey Ladies. If you havenít started strength training, no matter what your size, DONíT WAIT! START NOW!
The book New Rules of Lifting for Women by Lou Schular was shared with me when I was 248 pounds and it changed my outlook and understandi... Read more
I am so excited to show off my first pair of size 8 skinny jeans from American Eagle!
I started at a size 24 almost 3 1/2 years ago, itís very surreal, Iím not even sure I understand what a size 8 looks like!
It was 2 years and 5 months ago that I started this journey to better health. As of today I am 90lbs healthier! Looking back, I am so glad that I made that first step into the gym. I was scared that it was just going to be another attempt at los... Read more
Well, the past few months I havenít had my heart in my workouts or eating. I got down to 203 and then gained 7 pounds over the last 3 months. I donít know what it is about sabotaging myself when I get close to 200. Iíve just been doing enough to... Read more
One Year Ago
I was 55lbs. heavier.
My cholesterol was 246.
My knees hurt to walk.
I couldnít have a conversation without being out of breath.
I didnít eat anything healthy.
I drank lots of soda.
I was always hungry.
My alread... Read more
I have just realized a couple of days ago that I have without consciously trying, have broken my soda habit, diet or otherwise. I used to love Coke, especially from the fountain with lots of ice. When I started journaling my food each day, I dec... Read more
Last week I was in a major funk. I had no energy or motivation to exercise and to add to it, I was frustrated with some things at work. I wasn't journaling my food like I should've, I wouldn't go as far as to say I binged, but I did eat out of m... Read more
As of today I am 209! That's 49lbs down. I'm starting to freak myself out a bit that I'm not gonna get out of the two-hundreds. That I'm gonna sabotage myself somehow....i.e. stop exercising, start eating badly, etc., etc.
I've been tired the... Read more
Yesterday a miracle happened. My daughter and I usually go to the gym together on Monday evenings. I told her that I felt like running outside that day rather than the gym. You see, I am not a runner. I've been trying to build up my endurance a... Read more
Is there really ever any excuse to eat bad? I find myself wondering this. This last weekend was mine and my husband's five year anniversary. We went out of town to celebrate. This should be a good reason to eat what I want, right? Especially ... Read more
This last Saturday, my mom, daughter and myself did a walk for charity in Los Angeles. It was my first 5k walk. I have always wanted to do this, but always afraid to because I was out of shape. But yeah, I did it!
This is a nutty week. So much to do, so little time. This week is the "Week of Prayer" at church. It only happens once a year. I get to a couple of the prayer times. It's in the evening for only one hour. But since I don't live in the area, and... Read more
Saturday was my official weigh-in day. I lost 5 lbs for the month of April. I lost 3 inches from my hips. Nothing from my waist or neck this month.
Total weight lost since September - 46lbs
Waist - from 45 inches - 38 inches -total lost =... Read more