Day 908: I Feel So Good...
I got up this morning, got in a good workout and had a healthy breakfast. And today I am proud of myself. I feel so good about myself and so confident in where I will be a few weeks and months.
Keep up the good work, me.
(And you to... Read more
Day 885: Learning to Love Myself
Did you know that a girl's self-esteem peaks at about age 10? At around age 18-20 it goes back up, but it never hits the same height that it was at about age 10.
I want to be the exception.
I did not have high self-esteem as a child... Read more
Day 883: Struggling with the Scale
Not in a literal sense. Or even, really, in a weight sense. But in a do-I-really-want-to-weigh-myse
I worked with a woman once who did some workout/diet plan thing and at the beginning, she did an initial weigh-in,... Read more
Day 882: Doing This on My Own (But Not)
So, I'm back. Not for the first time, but hopefully permanently.
I know this works because I've lost over 60 pounds doing it. Then my routine gets changed and rather than adapting and accepting that I can't be perfect, I quit.
Well... Read more
Over the next 12 weeks I will help myself to succeed by:
Exercising for at least 20 minutes a day, four days a week, either in the morning before work, at work during breaks and lunches, or in the evening after work.
Eating within my c... Read more
BKC20 Start Photos
This is me, on Friday, September 14th, at 269 pounds.
Funny how my double chin never seems so prominent when I am looking at myself in the mirror. You know how most big girls have big girls...not me. I am actually wearing a padded bra. I... Read more
Day 308: Realizing Just How Far I Have Come and Grown
So, I was talking to my step-dad today and he was telling me about a cliet of his earlier this week and how he is a BIG man, then he met the man's wife and she is a BIG woman. And he said to me, not kidding, "I mean, she is a BIG mama, she's ev... Read more
Day 279: Wondering When it Was that I Got Fat?
So, for one of the challenges I am participating in right now, we were tasked with changing our profile pics to one of ourselves when we were children. (Yes, my profile pic is me, when I was 3 years old.) While finding a picture of myself to u... Read more
Day 270: BLC16 NOW Challenge
So, for BLC16, I have to blog about my O: "Overturn a bad habit--be it nutrition, physical, mental (ie beating yourself up) then JOURNAL or BLOG about it - Post a blog entry or write in a personal journal about your Mid-challenge Thoughts. What ... Read more
Day 235: 20 Somethings BLC #10 Week 2 Challenge Daily Blog
Today was a descent day. I had a good breakfast, a good lunch, good snacks, and then I kinda fell apart. I ended the day 50 calories over my goal. And, I am really struggling with my new daily calorie goal. I lowered it myself, not at SP's r... Read more
Day 234: 20 Somethings BLC #10 Week 2 Challenge Log
B - 0
L - 5
C - 15
Bonus - 0
Total - 20
B - 5
L - 5
C - 15
Bonus - 5
Total - 30
To... Read more
Day 226: BLC16 Tuesday QOTD Recipe
from Weight Watchers "Simply the Best" cookbook, page 119
2 tsp olive oil
4 (4 oz) skinless chicken thighs
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups sliced mushrooms
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes
1 g... Read more
Day 223: BLC16 Weekend Challenge Day 3 Reflection
Today was another good day. I stayed within my calories (barely!), I drank all of my water, and I exercised.
Where I went (kinda) wrong today: my family bought doughnuts, my weakness :( When I first saw the box, my heart sank because I SO... Read more