Oh hey "New Me"... I missed ya there
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
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
- 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.
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:
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Trying to Find the Spark - Will Need All the Help I Can Get
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
- 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
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)
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.
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.
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
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
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