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Confidence Is Always The Hottest Look

Friday, October 26, 2012      1 comments

The title of this entry is a quote from a blog I just read. The article was about how if you think you are fat, even if you are a normal healthy weight, you are more likely to become fat. I know that I am overweight. But in spite of my weight,... Read more


Friday, August 03, 2012      1 comments

I have been exercising consistently for 6 months. My body feels great but I have had a hard time breathing well and that has been the hardest thing for me. I stopped my 5k training because I was struggling for breath so badly. So today I was s... Read more

Choosing Your Battles

Monday, June 18, 2012      0 comments

The battle continues. When I was working out today all I could think about was stopping for a box of cheesy hash brown Hamburger Helper to make for dinner. What's the problem with that? While one serving could be worked into my day I live alon... Read more

If I Feel This Great Why Do I Keep Trying To Go Backwards?

Friday, June 15, 2012      2 comments

I am feeling amazing right now. I had a great work out, I received a compliment about the way I look and I have made wise food choices today. So if eating well and exercising make me feel this great why do I keep wanting to eat junk? I have be... Read more

Day 1 Of C25K

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      3 comments

At the beginning of April I decided to start my C25k training on May 1st. Today was the day. I was super nervous. Could I do it? Did I really think that I, an almost 270 pound woman, could actually run? So this morning I pulled up the plan and... Read more

Make A Plan, Follow The Plan, Trust The Plan

Saturday, April 21, 2012      0 comments

I have been really struggling this week. I have had 3 days of major overeating. So tonight I started trying to analyze what has happened this week. I think the biggest thing is that I registered for college. I am not completely sure that I wan... Read more

A First Today

Friday, April 13, 2012      3 comments

Today, for the first time ever, someone complimented me on how well I was doing while exercising. A complete stranger walked up to me and said she was impressed at how fast I was on the eliptical trainer. She said she was barely able to keep ... Read more

Victories & Struggles

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

Every Monday while I'm working out I think the same thing, I need to blog about how much I love Monday's. Every Monday I don't blog that. So why do I love Monday's? Because my workouts feel great because Sunday is my day off from exercise and ... Read more

A great walk

Thursday, March 29, 2012      0 comments

I want to start a C25K training program at the beginning of May so I know that I need to start walking. My goal is to be comfortable with a 2 mile walk. So today I decided it was time. I started and within the first 5 minutes was considering sho... Read more

Wednesday Joys

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      1 comments

I bought a new pair of jeans today, I have gone down a size! emoticon I knew when I didn't need to unbutton my old ... Read more

A Little Worried About Tomorrow

Friday, March 23, 2012      2 comments

I have been on this journey for 57 days and tomorrow is the first time that I am worried that I might not do well. I am going to a ladies conference and will be gone from 5:40 am to 9:30 pm. I don't know where we will be eating so I can't pla... Read more

Weigh In

Thursday, March 08, 2012      5 comments

I had my weigh in today and I lost 4 pounds this week!!! I normally weigh in on Friday mornings but about once a month I have to work Thursday night and it just wouldn't work for me to weigh in after work. This is one of those Thursday's. L... Read more

NSV Wednesday

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      2 comments

A couple of things happened today that made me feel a little bit happy about the progress I have made so far. My favorite jeans fit even looser than they did a few days ago. I really noticed how they fit my calves. I have large calves and jea... Read more

Do I Miss It?

Monday, March 05, 2012      1 comments

I was talking to my sister-in-law today and she asked if I missed any of the things that I used to eat. I answered with a hesitant no. Why did I hesitate? Did I want to eat potato chips, cookies, fast food? Not really. I miss not having to think... Read more

A Nice Saturday

Saturday, March 03, 2012      1 comments

I had a pleasant Saturday. I got off work at 8 and went to the gym for an hour on the elliptical. I am regularly surprised by how much I really like the elliptical machine because when I have used it in years past I hated it. Now it is one of my... Read more

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