Don't go back.
I said towards the beginning of this journey, about -25lbs in, "I'm in this for the long run... going back isn't an option... its just not."
Not a day goes by that I'm not thankful for that mindset.
I'm so glad when I came to the point of h... Read more
celebrating 5 years of beating obesity. Before/after pics
This Sunday I will seal my 5 year journey with a kiss, the kiss is my first marathon, 26.2 miles to seal what I started. Donít miss understand, it isnít over, but it seems like a great way to close out five years.
I still remember how horrible... Read more
Running with Passion
It was all rather embarrassing when I started to ugly cry while explaining why I loved to run. Why would such a question spark tears? As well as a lot of snot. I wasnít prepared for that kind of response from myself nor do I think anyone in the ... Read more
The journey is just as important as the goal.
26.2 miles... You want to know why goals are so great? It's not just the accomplishment itself, it's the journey getting there. Training for my first marathon this fall hasn't been easy, and it's only going to keep getting harder. Yes, crossing ... Read more
Superhuman? Not even close.
Someone recently told me, "you seem really happy and strong" in regards to my posts on Facebook. Part of me was surprised because this has actually been a really hard year for me but then again I don't update the Facebook "world" on every strugg... Read more
Let's get real! Our enemy... the mirror.
We always want to "improve" ourselves, whether it's by:
accomplishing a goal
constantly changing our hairstyle or color
whitening our teeth
even having the latest fashion.
There is noth... Read more
Hey peeps! so I'm pretty hyper, talked about a mile a minute but thats what happens when you get some freedom, coffee and are excited! I was totally dancing in my kitchen before I recorded this by the way ;)... Read more
Let's get real! Overcoming the fear factor
Most of you know that 7 months ago I had a c-section, some of you may not know that I also had emergency surgery not even a week after delivery because my incision re-opened(I don't wish that on anyone!).
My biggest fear during recovery? It... Read more
Let's get real! I need to be honest.
So here's the deal, I feel as if I haven't been completely honest with you guys, not intentionally of course. Confused yet? Let me try to explain...
Is it possible to get up off your rear, get active, eat less, eat better and drop 77+ pound... Read more
Let's get real! The "secret" to weight loss
"What's your secret??" they ask... "I started eating less, eating better, and got active." I answer...
"But how? how did you lose so much?"
"Well, I found this website, called sparkpeople... I put in my height, weight, and how many pounds I ... Read more
My newest baby! I know I'm a sight for sore eyes! haha! my apologies! ;)
em... Read more
Let's get real! Negativity OUT!
Anyone who knows me personally is well aware of my pessimistic personality, as well as my honesty (aka bluntness). I don't know why, I have just always been direct, and I tend to see things in a negative way before I see the positive OR the nega... Read more
first post baby weigh in tomorrow!
Hey peeps!! Miss your faces!! VLOG!!!! :)... Read more
Let's get real about tomorrow's weigh in
For those of us who committed to weighing in on Wednesdays, tomorrow is that day!
My emotions are like they've always been, I'm anxious, nervous, excited and hopeful.
So if you're new to this... NO MATTER WHAT THE SCALE SAYS, if you can ... Read more
Let's get real! Wednesday Weigh ins
Here is the deal:
Wednesday Weigh ins... why Wednesday? I have found the middle of the week to be the best because the closer you are to the weekend (Thursday or Friday) the more likely you are to ruin your progress.
For example: You lost a... Read more
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