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Before I Lose My Nerve

Wednesday, January 18, 2012      32 comments

Here it is, as promise! My before photos. First of all, I'm nervous. I am shy by nature and I hate that I let things get bad. Honestly, I know that I've already made great progress. The more I work on myself, the more I realize that where I... Read more

Everybody Sees the Photos...Great!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012      28 comments

Saturday I did something crazy. I let the gym take a photo of me in shorts and a sports bra and I paid money to join their twelve week challenge. I fought it every step of the way. I had so many excuses that Id be a rich woman if I were pa... Read more

Sometimes I Fail

Thursday, January 05, 2012      10 comments

Sometimes I fail. Sometimes the InnerFatGirl wins. Actually, she's not really the "Inner" FatGirl anymore. She's more like the DevilFatGirl on my shoulder. She whispers into my ear that one bite of pie won't hurt or that it's okay to eat fa... Read more

Things I Can Not Change

Friday, December 30, 2011      7 comments

Last night I had a small epiphany. There are things I can change and things that I can't change. I know, people say that all the time, but last night was the first time that it clicked with me. Some things can be changed - your w... Read more

2012 - The Year of Being All In

Thursday, December 29, 2011      9 comments

I know, two blogs from me in just two days! What is wrong with me???? emoticon Just kidding. I just feel ... Read more

Mirror, Mirror

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      16 comments

Losing weight is an emotional journey. It makes you strip away all your masks and the things you hide behind. And then it makes you see yourself for who you truly are, both mentally and physically. Are you someone who gives up easily and ca... Read more

Surprise! From Yoda!

Monday, December 19, 2011      12 comments

I met with Yoda on Friday. We had a heart to heart and he made me re-commit to my weight loss program. Then he announced that he wasn't charging me for this session, but would be training me at either 8am or 9am the next day. I blinked... Read more

Choosing Lemonade

Tuesday, December 13, 2011      6 comments

I've had a rough week. Well, it's been longer than a week that things haven't been great for me. So last night I decided that I'd had enough of it. My mood was an attitude that needed adjusting. So, I hit the gym, talked to Yoda for a coupl... Read more

Group 5K Soon With Special Guest, Yoda!

Thursday, December 08, 2011      9 comments

Yoda has agreed to run a 5K with me. Not a real 5K, but in the gym on a treadmill. And not just one, but two. And maybe more. I can't even tell you how excited this makes me. I know that I'll be beating my time with him there. I will ... Read more

The Skating is Strong With This One

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      9 comments

Guess who went roller skating with Yoda last night. Yup! You see, in addition to training me and my mom Yoda also works with my mom now. They have a company party at our local skating rink where I broke my leg almost two years ago. ... Read more

I Know I Won't Fail

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      6 comments

The only time you truly fail is when you don't try, right? I'm making changes to my life. Obviously the first and most important is my health and weight. The second is my financial stability. The third is my relationships with other people.... Read more

Movie Theater Food Options Are My Enemy

Friday, November 18, 2011      11 comments

Yesterday I didn't go to the gym. I worked 8-4:30 and then went to the Twilight marathon (yes, I am one of "those" people!) from 4:30 until 2:30 am with my family. There was no time for the gym. I decided that was okay since I could just switch ... Read more

Best Workout Ever!

Thursday, November 17, 2011      8 comments

I had the best workout with Yoda yesterday. Seriously. If all my workouts were like that, I'd be at the gym all the time. I got to the gym in a good mood, which I think makes a huge difference anyway. I was actually early so that we could s... Read more

Take That, People Who Said I Couldn't Run!

Sunday, November 13, 2011      22 comments

The gym was empty. I walked through the doors, knowing that I was about to get on a treadmill and do my best for 3.1 miles and I loved that there were very few people there to watch me. Then I saw my mom. She goes to the same gym with me. S... Read more

I Declare Saturday 5Kturday!

Thursday, November 10, 2011      16 comments

This Saturday I'm going to run/walk a 5K on the treadmill. I'm calling it 5Kturday. Yes, it sounds silly, but it has a nice ring to it! Who wants to do it with me? No, seriously. Who is going to do it with me? I don't care where you do... Read more


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