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Oh hey "New Me"... I missed ya there

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      2 comments

So over the past year I have been a roller coaster not only with my weight, but also my emotions too. As anyone can tell you those two come hand in hand... Last year, I was so proud of myself for hitting the 60 lb. mark and actually hitting 16... Read more

New Start soooo Here's A Blog to Get to Know Me: A-Z

Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

A - Available or Married: Engaged as of December 28th! Not that I'd say I was available before of course. B - Book: The Count of Monte Cristo, hand's down. C - Cake or Pie? Pie - who doesn't love the fruit (especially if it's fresh) ... Read more

Just a few thoughts from the week

Thursday, May 17, 2012      0 comments

- I am less than 10 pounds away from a healthy BMI (9 lbs to be exact - 158)! I can begin to see the end in sight, which is crazy to me since I just started the change of lifestyle in January. I love seeing that progress, especially now that m... Read more

1 year & 50 Pounds Down - Goodbye Frank.

Monday, April 30, 2012      4 comments

Let me begin with this... you may be wondering - who the hell is Frank?! Frank is the small child that I just lost in body weight since my all time high 1 year ago. I apologize for the long blog, but this is my reflection on the past year: ... Read more

Trying to Find the Spark - Will Need All the Help I Can Get

Thursday, April 19, 2012      6 comments

I hate to say it, but no secrets for me because secrets turn into shame.... I had another, what I'll call, "episode." It happened a couple weeks ago, where I went on a complete carb binge and lost control. The binge itself was better this time... Read more

Things That Have Helped Me So Far

Saturday, April 14, 2012      3 comments

- Being open minded to experimenting with new things (food, different exercises, etc.) - Being consistent and moving every single day. That doesn't necessarily mean the gym 7 days a week anymore, but at least up and moving. - Keeping a food... Read more

Random Thoughts and Random Experiments

Thursday, April 12, 2012      0 comments

So today marks the third month that I've been working with my trainer and doing weight training in addition to my cardio. To give you an idea of my progress (which is unreal) - I've dropped over 30 lbs, 4 inches from my chest, 5 inches from my ... Read more

Taste the Rainbow (No, Not Skittles)

Thursday, April 05, 2012      3 comments

So today I had a revelation. Before I decided to turn my diet upside down and eat right, I was eating BLAND. The majority of foods I ate were white or beige, and I had no problem with that. I'd eat the occasional lettuce here and there, but e... Read more

So I lost a battle... doesn't mean the war is over.

Monday, April 02, 2012      2 comments

Last night was not pretty - I've done it before, but losing control is very scary. In the past I've been known, in a moment of stress, to trigger a terrible binge eating episode. In all honesty, I understand what I'm doing in the moment, but ... Read more

What a week... Ups and downs can't keep me away from my goal.

Thursday, March 29, 2012      2 comments

Well, I've been meaning to write this since last week (just ask the bf) but just when I was on Cloud 9 reality brought me back and challenged me for sure. Let's start with the good: Last week was the final week of my Biggest Loser Competit... Read more

Back to the Good Ole South

Thursday, March 15, 2012      3 comments

Fried Chicken. Pot Likker. Sweet Potato Casserole (and I don't mean the good for you kind. I mean the kind loaded with brown sugar and sweet like a dessert). - These are all things that are synonymous with eating southern soul food and livin... Read more

Ready, Set, Jump... Some Background on my Journey

Saturday, February 25, 2012      1 comments

I decided 47 days ago that I was no longer happy. Well, in all honesty I realized I wasn't happy back in July, but it was January 9th I decided to take my life into my own hands. Having just graduated college in May, I moved over 1000 miles ... Read more