Today is the very first weigh in day of the Winter 5% challenge, and, not surprisingly, the scale is up.
Confession: I AM A DAILY WEIGHER.
Why? Because I loooooove data. I'm a numbers girl, and I'm very observant of patterns. So no, ... Read more
Okay so I'm doing this with hesitation because the last time I posted something involving something similar I was accused by a stranger of wanting attention.
I ordered 3 bikinis. I'm keeping them all. But I'm not feeling confident about th... Read more
For most of December my weight hovered around 172 with my lowest weight at 169.4. My original goal weight was 160, but I've put on muscle and lost inches despite those 12 lbs. Still, I'd like to get a bit farther away from 175 so I have a bigge... Read more
I had a very nice Christmas! The Hubs, Bingley and I drove to Richmond, Va, to spend Christmas with my maternal birth family. I love this part of my family: it's where I get my sarcasm, sticktuitiveness, warmth and sense of humor. I fit right in... Read more
Yesterday was the only day of 12 that I had off from work. I decided I wasn't going to do anything remotely productive and I was just going to have a day of pampering myself. I 'slept in' to 7:30, had a short workout and took a nice long shower.... Read more
I'm just going to list all the fun things I'm doing in December that will make my life crazy, along with my work schedule, haha.
1 - Work
2 - Work & Candlelight Shopping with Walking Group
3 - Work
4 - Grocery Shopping then 1/2 shift... Read more
My dietary changes have gone really, really well. Until yesterday.
On Thanksgiving morning I ran my very first officially timed 5k, a Turkey Trot! I was nervous that I wasn't going to do well, but I'd told myself if I made a sub 40-minute ... Read more
I'm now a week into this plan and I have to say it's going really well. I tracked EVERYTHING I ate, used my heart rate monitor for all my workouts, and last week I had a calorie deficit of 2629. I'm very happy with that, considering one night I ... Read more
I'm really toeing the line of being under 100 lbs lost. At my lowest weight I was 160, and this morning I'm 173. This is unacceptable, especially going into the holiday season. I've been stressed, and this has lead to emotional eating, especiall... Read more
First of all, I want to thank each and everyone one of you for commenting on my blog yesterday. I intend to personally respond to you all as I can.
I think writing it out helped some. It felt like I was confessing a great secret: I am not ... Read more
I'm overwhelmed right now. My boss caused both showroom employees to quit last week, and we've been scrambling to find new people for the holiday season. I had a really long talk with him about self-sabotage, and how it's hard to watch, and I re... Read more
I love beans and peanuts. Beans and peanuts (all legumes, actually) are nutritious. Many beans are an excellent source of vegan protein.
The Whole30 plan states that:
"Legumes are often recommended as a healthy dietary choice, based ... Read more
Remember when I shared some big news about a magazine article a while back? If not you can read it here:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6188782
Well the October Issue of Dr. O... Read more