Two Weeks Off
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

Between extensive home remodeling and my husband's summer vacation, my life has been quite busy and a little hectic sometimes. I gained some weight back :( Started my workouts again yesterday and today. With everyone back at work, I only have m... Read more
Rough Days
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      2 comments

Monday and Tuesday were rough. Already dealing with keeping the kids busy this first month of summer vacation. Sometimes though, trying to care for my son and eating right are so hard. Time is a valued luxury. Adding to the stress is getting t... Read more
Some of My Story
Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments

Hi everyone! My name is Jovi and I'm a mom to 2 wonderful sons. My oldest is special needs (cerebral palsy) and is in a wheelchair. He's 11 yrs old and needs 24 hr care. The love and fierce protection I feel for him, is unexplainable. There are ... Read more
Emotional Eating
Sunday, June 10, 2012      1 comments

This month has been an emotional high and low for me. It's grad season and I got to attend the ceremonies for two very special young people in my life. How I've come to realize that I was such an emotional eater! If I'm happy or anxious, I lov... Read more
Saturday, June 09, 2012      0 comments

Saw a friend this Thursday and hadn't seen her in about a month. She immediately noticed and commented that I looked thinner. When you see yourself everyday, it's kind of hard to tell. I was happy for her comments and she told me she was proud... Read more
2 More Pounds
Saturday, June 02, 2012      3 comments

I am so excited to report that I lost two more pounds today, bringing my total weight loss to 22 LBS!!!! If you consider how long I have put off starting a weight loss plan and change in lifestyle, that's not bad since I just started this journe... Read more
Losing Inches
Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

Well, after my monthly friend and the 3 lbs I gained last week with that, I'm back down to 182. I am learning not to fret so much about the scale and have started taking my measurements as well. I'm down 1/4" on all measurements since last week... Read more
Acne At 42!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      3 comments

I'm well within my second month of my weight loss journey. I've recently raised my workouts from 3x per week, to 5x a week. I eat well, and enjoy trying new foods weekly. Water is all I drink. I can't get enough of the stuff. Lately, I've notic... Read more
Feel Bad
Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

I sucked big time yesterday! I'm pms-ing and have had the munchies for 2 days now. Well, yesterday I feel like I ate ALL day long. Not all of it was bad. But I didn't want to log it here. Things like, almonds with salt, about 6 Ruffles potato ch... Read more
Sunday, May 20, 2012      1 comments

Ok, I know I probably shouldn't be weighing myself this much....but I do every morning. Just a habit from the 80's ,lol. I lost one more pound! I'm excited that it's absolutely true that if you eat regularly, as long as it's healthy choices...yo... Read more
I've Hit A Plateau
Sunday, May 20, 2012      3 comments

It seems I've hit a plateau in my journey. I still weigh 184 lbs. I saw my doctor last Thursday and she averaged that I lost about 1-2 lbs per week, since Apr 17 thru May 17. I think that's normal. But she was questioning why I'm not losing more... Read more
One Week In
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      1 comments

After starting my weight loss program last week, I found I have lost 10 lbs! I'm certain it's mostly water weight, but I'm motivated to keep going. Hard to find the energy though. I have so much more to go..... Read more