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Tuesday, March 26, 2013      11 comments

I have noticed that I often feel guilty for being happy. I feel like I am going to become complacent if I am satisfied with my weight. If I am happy weighing 155, it will lead to being happy weighing 160, 170 and then before you know it I am bac... Read more

Completing Goals

Friday, March 22, 2013      5 comments

Since September I have been trying to start, and FINISH, a workout program. I started it a few times and each time I would make it about half way through and get scared and give up. The second half of the program is challenging. Now I am always ... Read more

The Ever Changing Tides

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      5 comments

When I was at the peak of my weight loss and for most of my early maintenance period, I could have never imagined not having a daily calorie deficit. Now I an having a hard time reaching this goal. It is such a crazy thought. I know before I was... Read more

Taking Off the Training Wheels

Friday, March 15, 2013      7 comments

This week has been amazing!! The weather has been absolutely perfect. For the first time since September, I have been running outside. The gym has been amazing, running on the treadmill was far less horrible than I thought it would be. But there... Read more

Exercise is my Savior

Wednesday, February 27, 2013      9 comments

I swear exercise is the only thing that keeps me sane. Exercise is the only thing that keeps me energized and after last weeks horrible eating exercise was the only thing that kept me fit. I did gain a little weight this week but I can't imagine... Read more

Shame or Accountability

Sunday, February 10, 2013      5 comments

Last night I removed my shared food tracker off of my Spark page. I was embarrassed of what I ate yesterday, which seriously I'm not sure HOW I ate so much. I mean not figuratively but literally I'm not sure how it all fit. LOL. When I wok... Read more

12 Months of Lessons

Friday, February 08, 2013      8 comments

To celebrate my 1 year of maintenance I decided to share some lessons I've learned over the past year. 1. It is possible to lose TOO MUCH WEIGHT: To me this concept seemed unbelievable. I mean if I was still losing weight it was beca... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 1 Year!!

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      76 comments

Friday will mark my 1 year anniversary of being at, or below, my goal weight of 160 pounds, better known as 1 YEAR OF MAINTENANCE!!! This past year has been one of the hardest years I have ever experienced. Don't get me wrong life has been grea... Read more


Friday, January 25, 2013      9 comments

It's amazing to me how an amazing workout can make me feel. I love that after an awesome run everything about life just seems right. I may not be at my lowest weight (not sure that I want to be there again), I may not like every inch of my... Read more

Never a Failure

Monday, January 21, 2013      5 comments

I have been making bad choices, mostly food wise. I know that I shouldn't eat excessively, I know I should eat fresher, non processed food. I know that my food choices are directly effecting my goals. I know that I would like to be more fit and ... Read more

I want to be a brave girl.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      10 comments

I'm not much of an emotional eater, that being said, it does happen occasionally. Last night was one of those night. My husband is a plumber and with the freezing temperatures he has been working super late every night for the past 2 weeks, plus... Read more


Thursday, January 10, 2013      12 comments

The goal weight I set- 160 lbs. I set it at the beginning of 2012 hoping to get there by August of 2012. Well on February 8th 2012 I reached my "goal weight". I wasn't sure just where I wanted to be. I had thought that 160 would be perfect. Read more

New Year. New Goals

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      6 comments

I have decided to start the new year off with some new goals. I have also decided it is time for me to gain back some of my self control, once you relax it's hard to reign it in by yourself. So I think it is time for me to start tracking and sta... Read more


Tuesday, December 04, 2012      7 comments

It's so funny how time can make you forget. I forget how far I've come, I forget how much work I've done and I forget what life used to be like. It is nice that I'm able to put the past in the past. It feels good to not think of myself as the... Read more

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