Feeding Monster Cravings
Mid to late afternoon, usually from 2-4pm, I find myself ravenously hungry.
I know this about myself and can plan around it, which requires time, forethought and preparation.
Today, I had none of those and when the afternoon hunger challenge... Read more
Makin' it Work
This is my first attempt at a blog with the ap in lieu of the computer. But, since I've decided that I'm going to post something each day over the next 2... Read more
Hope for the Road Ahead
It's interesting. No matter how far I've come, I feel like there's still such a long way to go.
In moments like these, it is important for me to keep perspective- to not get overwhelmed by that which is left to do- and to recognize, even C... Read more
Each Day, Every Day
So this seems to happen at least once a year- regardless of where I am in my fitness journey.
I've decided to blog again to in hopes it will help me express myself and regain focus as I work to stay motivated and positive. To remind myself... Read more
Getting Back on Track
After getting distracted from my health and allowing stress to overwhelm me, in February 2014, at 214lbs, I decided to take control again- not of the responsibilities, situations and challenges that cause me discomfort, but control of MYSELF and... Read more
I'm a WHAT?!?!
Every time I say this out loud, I laugh. Partly because I'm embarrassed. Partly because I think it's silly and also because I'm a bit freaked out about the whole thing...
I got my Zumba instructor license. That, in and of its self was a tot... Read more
Kickin' it Up a Notch!
The past seven months, I have been able to (mostly) maintain the weight loss I accomplished since beginning with SparkPeople. I'd like to loose more, but am refocusing to work on adjusting my diet and exercise routine to build some sexy muscle t... Read more
P.S. I Forgot to Tell You Something
OOOH!!! And, as a follow up, I am back on track! This was the first weigh in Sunday, for too long of a while, where I have actually been down a pound from my last previous low.
New classes, new possibilities at the gym and CHILDCARE SO I C... Read more
Think I Found Something
As I wrote in my last blog, my unique and fun Zumba studio where I worked out with friends -and felt comfortable and inspired- has closed. (insert sad face here)
In the past few weeks, I have been working hard to keep up with my usual work... Read more
My Beloved Studio is Closing!
Over the past few years, I have learned to love exercise. I owe it to my friends who created a unique Zumba and dance/fitness studio with interesting and fun classes, an outrageous sound system, super fun club lights and great students and instr... Read more
Here's to a Good Week!
I'm not exactly sure what it is, but after just a few days of cleaner eating and some super-fun dancing/exercise (even if it's at a club, I'm counting it!) I'm feeling better than I have in a long time.
Now, to keep this feeling going!!!
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Where did my progress go?
Iíve had a couple of not so good eating weeks recently- my sonís first birthday, cravings for sweets, emotional eating and a desire to just eat things because they look good or were around, not because my body needs it.
Iíve tried to compe... Read more
Happy New Year!!
2012 was a crazy year. We welcomed my son James to the world in February and invited the twins, Amelia and Wynter (now 15 months) to live with us full time. My older son, Juan went to "the big side"- PRESCHOOL- and I traded managing an awesome b... Read more
Me, Meet the Old Me
There are definitely moments when I look at myself and feel I have not made much progress. Today, in one of those moments, I decided to put those negative thoughts to the test.
I pulled out a photo from earlier this week and initially I st... Read more
Things to be Thankful for and my Weekly Weigh In
For some reason, I have not been able to save my weekly weigh ins for the past month or so, thus I am posting them here:
4/8/12: 230 *10 POUNDS* Pedicure Treat!
4... Read more
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