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Truth is, the people I meet throughout my daily activities don't know me. (I sound like one of those girls on Maury now...) They don't understand my struggles or that I've actually lost over 150 pounds from my highest weight. What they see is... Read more
A Greenbrier Weekend
Okay, so I broke one of my rules and had to swap some workouts. My friend Andrea came into WV for the weekend and we met down at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV. This meant 2 things - that rule of not eating out more than 2x... Read more
Week 2 Menus - Week 1 Recap and Thoughts
First of all, thank you for all the birthday wishes! I really appreciate the love, support, and encouragement! :)
Weight Last Week: 306.4
Weight this Sunday: 304.4
Loss/Gain: -2 pounds!
Total SP Loss: -111.8
Total Overall Loss: ... Read more
Nearing the End of Week 1
So here it is, Friday (finally!) of Week 1. How are things going so far?
* I've made every meal on my list so far. I think tonight may end up being leftover night because my fridge is PACKED to the gills with good yummy foods!
* I've... Read more
Become a Skilled Motivation Farmer
I've been thinking a lot about motivation lately, mostly because mine is finally increasing again. We've all heard it before - motivation is not magic. Motivation must be built or grown. I was thinking about this today, and about how much gro... Read more
Day 3: Commitment
No, that's not that I should be committed. *snort*
Yesterday's Goals Update:
Drink Water. *gulp* ... Read more
Day 2: Doin' Good
Day 1 Recap:
Cassoulet for dinner.
... Read more
A Fresh Start and Memories (with progress pics!)
Yes, it's January 1st and I am totally considering this another fresh start. I'm calling it "Phase III" of this journey. This morning I woke up to take measurements and pictures. I have to say, I wasn't exactly pleased when I saw the pictures.... Read more
Next Week's Menu
Sunday - Cassoulet
Monday - Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Tuesday - Slow Cooker Swedish Meatb... Read more
Thinking Ahead (aka Planning Stage)
A break from the normal "this sucks" blog. *lol*
So I've spent the majority of my time planning lately. I'll be the first to tell you that New Years Resolutions, in their traditional sense, do NOT work. However... (I hate starting senten... Read more
Yesterday Went Great Until...
I did so well yesterday. Woke up in the AM. Had 1/2 a bagel with my homemade peanut butter (which, compared to the other stuff is not only better for me but less calories). I drank my coffee. I was feeling good.
On my first ... Read more
Just 4 Days Left...
...of 2011! Can you believe it?!
I popped on here today not to tell you about the disappointing visit I had with the Chiro (he has no clue, but is trying a few different things - one of which is putting me on potassium supplements and aski... Read more
A Very Merry Christmas
Sure, we could attribute my emotions to the pretty number I found on the scale this AM (301.8), but that really isn't it. Honestly, it was because I was just able to be in the moment and enjoy myself and my family.
Let's get this out of th... Read more
Moving Forward...Not Really...Well, Maybe
I keep walking forward, though it doesn't feel like I'm making much progress.
I have to accept that the scale is likely not going to change in the direction I want right now.
I'm having difficulty with my workouts, which ALWAYS affects... Read more
It's the Little Things
I ate considerably better, while not exactly "on".
I'm quite sure I went over my calories, though I'll never know because I didn't log anything...and I don't care to right now.
I'm still fighting that "UGH!" feeling, m... Read more