Say Woo Hoo for 222!
I am proud to announce that once again I have achieved 222 and believe it or not, I did it without much cardio. I know, you can't lose weight without cardio, but let me explain this. The only requirements for losing weight is that you burn mor... Read more
From slow and nothing to do- to fast and furious!
Let me just say, WOW! How in the world did my life go from sleeping in till 10 and staying up late, working out during the day, but laying around the rest turn into full speed ahead? It is amazing how a new job can completely change things aro... Read more
It never ceases to amaze me...
The last blog that I wrote I was commenting on how my new job could very well be the key to me finally starting to lose some serious weight again. I've been pretty stationary in my weight and like the advice I give a lot of people, I went back ... Read more
Could my job be the key?
I was thinking today while I was sitting in my three hour orientation class, that the job I just got could be my key to getting on track losing weight again. For those of you who don't know, my time with Metro Parks ended because I ran out of ho... Read more
I'm ready to be more active during the day!
Some of you know that I was interviewing for a job with Target for the last week. Well, I'm happy to say that I got the job!!! I'm so excited to get started because I see this job as a stepping stone to bigger things. I'm not going to be a ca... Read more
My one year assessment
This is a long time coming blog that I meant to write in September when I actually celebrated a year of change, but you know life, it gets hectic sometimes. So, I'm sitting down today to write it. I look back on a year with amazement. You hav... Read more
My interview was a yes/no answer...yeah, I'm confused too.
Okay, so my last blog was about my interview I had with a logistics company. I had the interview on Friday and it only lasted for about 20 minutes because the district manager said he had no reasons to believe I wouldn't make a good addition to... Read more
Let's talk life changes
Many of you who read my blogs know that back the end of summer I was going for a full-time naturalist job with a park district. I came so close to nailing that job, but they gave it to the other person. I was pretty bumbed, but I tried to not ... Read more
What are you willing to do to change your life?
I think we can all agree that losing weight becomes a life changing process. You suddenly find a new side of yourself that was hiding under the layers of self consciousness and fear of what peole think. You find that you enjoy checking out the... Read more
People often tell me that I'm a leader and many times I shake it off and say I'm too quiet and withdrawn to be a leader. But today, a light bulb went off when I read this Healthy Reflections article that SP sent me. It is as follows:
The ... Read more
This Maid of Honor won't be a fattie!
My best friend from college is getting married next November and while I can't wait, I'm more excited to know that I'll be thinner by then! I have a whole year to reach my goal weight and show up to the event looking FINE! LOL! I know that my... Read more
Word of Advice...if you get off track, get back on track immediately!
These past monthes have not been good. I have only gained back about 5 pounds, but all the good ways I've felt have been slowly fading. It is amazing what getting off track will do to you. I don't sleep well anymore, the scale is not somethin... Read more
Sometimes you need to step back
I haven't written a blog in about a month and here's some reasons why. I have slipped quite a bit lately. It is taking longer to get back on track then I thought. This just goes to show that it isn't a good idea to get off track. It is much ... Read more
I realized something yesterday
Yesterday I was sitting in the office and I realized something. First of all, you have to understand that our office is a little cheap with office funiture, but we are a park and don't really have to impress people. So, the chair I sit in when... Read more
I'm a Spark People Motivator!
I have to say my day was kind of crummy till I got on my e-mail and read that other members had voted me a Spark People Motivator. I'm so shocked and honored! Everything I do is never for the personal recognition, but it sure feels good to kno... Read more