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It has been a minute

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      1 comments

Whew! I am back! I took a few months off because I burned out. I hit this point where weight loss was starting to feel like a chore and there was a lot of life stress going on. So I stopped tracking my food. Instead I concentrated on making... Read more


Thursday, September 04, 2014      1 comments

It is finally September and I feel a little off balance lately. I feel like I am falling behind in my exercise mostly and slipping a little too often on my eating. But above all I have two very major goals I want to work on in September... ... Read more

Weigh In

Tuesday, August 19, 2014      2 comments

My mom and me decided that we were going to do a weight loss couples challenge. Whichever couple loses the most percentage of weight at the end of August wins and has to buy the other couple spa pedicures. We also added in a fun extra challenge ... Read more

About Me...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014      0 comments

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My middle name is the same as my grandma on my mom's side, but my first name was a name my mom loved! 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Last night, I cry when I am frustrated and I was frustrated ... Read more

Somethings Working

Thursday, August 14, 2014      2 comments

Well my clean eating and low carb eating are working.. already I have a 3 pound loss and it isn't even the end of the week yet. Super excited and motivated to keep going!!! I am averaging around 45-50 grams of carbs a day, which is great a... Read more


Wednesday, August 13, 2014      1 comments

I have been doing things a little differently lately and making changes. Recently I went on an 3 month emotional eating binge and I needed to stop. I was feeling sick and my PCOS symptoms were out of control and I was losing my grip on healthy f... Read more

Color Run

Monday, August 04, 2014      1 comments

My first Color Run was AMAZING! I created a team called, Pretty in Teal to represent PCOS and got a great group together to run with me. Lot's of fun and I survived ... Read more

Plan Ahead

Monday, July 21, 2014      6 comments

After two months of binge emotional eating and a whopping 18 pound gain, I was ready two weeks ago to get back to where I felt good again. Over these last two weeks of not emotional eating, cleaning up my eating and working out consistently I ha... Read more

Mentally Wrung Out...

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      0 comments

I was starting to feel mentally wrung out and the more wrung out I felt the more I emotionally ate. I let dramatic family members and work stress leak into my healthy home life that I had worked hard to build. I watched as the scale started clim... Read more

May Bike to Work Month

Tuesday, May 06, 2014      1 comments

It is May Bike to Work Month. I get really excited about this because it is usually the first month I have a chance to dust off the bike after putting it away for the winter. I love riding my bike. Towards the end of last year the husband ... Read more

6 Month Anniversary...

Monday, April 07, 2014      3 comments

When I was a smoker I used to come home from a long day at work and immediately light up a cigarette. I would chain smoke on the front porch and tell my husband about my day. By the time I was done, there wasn't time for exercising or doing anyt... Read more

A year ago...

Thursday, March 20, 2014      4 comments

If I had gotten serious about my weight loss a year ago... I would have been able to run my nieces first 5k with her; I would have been preparing now for fertility treatments instead of waiting another year; I would have ran a few... Read more

Runners High...

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      2 comments

Last week I was sick, so I didn't start my Couch to 5k running program but that is okay because I started it this week, on Sunday. I still have 4 1/2 months to train and according to the C25k program, it should only take 9 weeks. We shall see. ... Read more


Monday, March 17, 2014      1 comments

I have been letting my diet slip a little too much lately, so I decided to give myself some 30 day challenges, no fast food for 30 days and no ice cream for 30 days. This weekend I worked on eating fruit for desert instead of ice cream. It seeme... Read more

Non scale victory

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      6 comments

I needed jeans. Most of my jeans I bought literally 2-3 years ago. I have been wearing a size 22 for that long. But I needed new jeans. I needed a new style. I needed jeans that would look good with my new black wedges. So off to the my least fa... Read more

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