Time for an update.
I need to get my thoughts in order, and I figured this was a good place.
A lot has happened since I've been here last. After losing 70 lbs, I was living a new, healthier lifestyle and was doing better than ever. In September 2012, My husban... Read more
New year, New ME!
I know I haven't blogged in awhile, but I'm still here! I got a bad bout of bronchitis right before Christmas and fell off the wagon for about a week until after the new year. I didn't weigh myself for a two-week period and was dreading getting ... Read more
My original goal was to lose 50 lbs by Christmas....and I did that by Thanksgiving! So I set a goal of 60 lbs by Christmas, and I don't think I'm going to quite make it. 6 days left and 5 lbs left toward my goal, I'm not willing to kill myself j... Read more
Trying to stay motivated...
A letter to my body:
So, here we are, body. 50 lbs lost. No, we're not done. We will never be "done." But can you work with me a little bit here? I know you'd rather sleep than exercise, and eat at McDonald's instead of cooking a healthy me... Read more
What I've Gained by Losing 50 pounds
Yesterday, Thanksgiving Day, I stepped on the scale to see that I'd reached my goal: 50 pounds lost! So, I've been thinking about what I've "gained" by losing the weight. Cliche, I know. But I've definitely learned a lot about myself in the past... Read more
So, I have been sticking to my routine of trying at least one new recipe per week. Here's what I've tried since the last time I posted a recipe blog, as well as where I got them from and the modifications I've made.
Healthy Banana Chocolate... Read more
I lost 4 lbs this week! Last weekend, I went to my cousin's wedding. I got lots of great compliments on my 30 lb weight loss. I also made sure to take my first weight loss picture in my new dress. I posted it here and I must say, it feels good t... Read more
Slow and steady...
I lost another 3 lbs this week! As my reward for losing 25 lbs, I bought myself a new dress and shoes for my cousin's wedding next weekend. I'm down a size!
My friend's 30th birthday party was last night, and there was tons of food! The hig... Read more
The new recipes I've tried
I thought I should mention some of the AMAZING recipes I've tried since I started eating healthier. I'll link to the original recipes and also explain how I modified it.
1) My first healthy recipe was Shepherd's Pie by Gina from SkinnyTaste... Read more
An update. Lots of good news!
When I joined this site on 9/7/2012, I had hit a plateau in my weight loss. At 281.5 lbs, I was still a long way from my goal and, for the first time since I started in July, I stopped losing weight. I needed a boost from somewhere. Turns out, S... Read more