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So I started a new job within my company a year ago and gained like 20lbs. Now part of it is due to the job - I work longer hours and I sit at my desk all day. Everyone in my group eats lunch at their desk, including my boss. And because I'm bus... Read more
Planning & Motivation ... undone by food
So, I planned to go to the gym today but when I got home, I really wasn't feeling it. I just wanted to relax and just do nothing. Work was stressful today. But motivation won out and I went to the gym and did ST.
But then I just sat down t... Read more
Remebering to eat or rather, packing enough to eat
Yesterday I went to the gym before work to do cardio after my ST on Monday. I was really hungry after my workout but I didn't want to eat my main meal so i had crackers with PB for the protein. I ate my lunch and then about 2/3 of the way throu... Read more
So yesterday was my 2nd day back at the gym in the new year. And surprisingly this morning, my body doesn't really ache. I knew that I was working my muscles because by rep 10, I wanted to stop but I kept my form for those last few reps. I think... Read more
Today was a good day at the gym
So, I'd planned to go to the gym this afternoon but a text from a friend to go out after work, changed my plans. Instead, I left the house an hour earlier than normal to allow myself to get back home in time to shower and change. ... Read more
Finally got to the gym!
This is both a happy and a sad post. I finally made it to the gym. yay for me! but i've struggled to go for weeks so going to the gym one day is not a big ta da either.
But I had planned it out yesterday that I would go in the AM, but I ha... Read more
So I stepped on the scale this weekend 178. Which I don't blame myself for. I just came back from a bachelorette weekend in Vegas. When you are paying $42 for dinner for just yourself, you kinda want to get your money's worth. While I did eat v... Read more
Short Term Goal Not Met, but Close
So I stepped on the scale this morning and 177.6. I didn't reach my short term goal of 175, but I am close, just 2.6lbs away. I can't believe I'm down to 177 already. I haven't been in the 170's for a year. At this time last year, I was 173lbs. ... Read more
Still slacking... but not gaining..
So, I weighed myself yesterday morning, 180.0 exactly. So I lost 0.8 lbs from last week. What did I do? Nothing. I'm still struggling to get my butt to the gym. Now, even though I'm not going to the gym, I've been cleaning my house. That's physi... Read more
22.7 miles in 1 Week.. Now I know why I was so tired.
I've been a little MIA recently and that's because I've been on vacation. I went to Quebec, Canada for a week. It was cold, and it snowed, but I had an awesome time.
So.. 22.7 miles. That's INSANE. I finally sat down today to map a lot of t... Read more
So I stepped on the scale this morning, 182.4lbs. I didn't believe the number so I stepped on the scale again. Same reading. I don't know how I lost the weight. Ok - so I do know. I just hate to admit it. I just haven't been eating that much. I'... Read more
Time for an Update
I weighed myself this morning after having a drink of water and my weight is down to 184.6. I'm very proud of where I am.
I've got my plan better sorted out then from previous attempts to lose weight. I'm doing a mainly flexitarian diet. I ... Read more
Just a Little Reminder to myself...
Since I'm starting over again, I wanted to give myself a little reminder of where I started, where I went, and where I will go again. Every time I'm unmotivated, or doubting, I know to come to this blog and remember how this weight didn't get pa... Read more
So i'm back... 10 months later.. whoops..
So, what turned into a mini stretch of not exercising, and stress at work and home and I completely fell off.. for 10 months. This is a real struggle for me, but I know I can do it. And in my absence, a lot of stuff has become clear to me. I fi... Read more
Who says healthy food doesn't taste good?
A lot of times, people talk about being on a "diet" and how healthy food just doesn't taste as good. And people are misled. We are a society that relies heavily on sauces. We put gravy on our meat, mashed potatoes, veggies, even sausage gravy ... Read more