Reflecting and Re-calibrating Goals
Feels like check-in time. I'm not even really sure why I write these on here, but I guess it makes me feel a bit more accountable than just writing to myself. It's so hard to find a real group of people that are working on the same thing as you... Read more
Checkin' In With Pancake
I hope you've all been rockin' this new year and keeping up with all that amazing motivation. I feel like it took me two weeks to really get the energy up to start in with my goals, but ultimately that worked out fine. I'm not ... Read more
What am I doing anyways?
I feel as though I'm having a bit of a weight loss crisis, in trying to find my way and what will work for me. After having a lot of success with the monthly challenge to lose a small amount of weight so that I didn't have to give my friend $40... Read more
Looking to 2015
Thanks for those that have been reading and writing encouraging words. It means so much! Sometimes it can feel lonely on this journey, but I know there are so many people out there going through similar things and I'm glad we can support each ot... Read more
Regrouping Before Christmas
Happy Holidays Everyone!
I love this time of year and am trying to soak it in as much as possible. While also not making myself sick on all the goodies that are around, with much more to come next week I am sure!
Having said that, I'm ... Read more
Stop the Crazy Train
So today, I'm just not feeling it. I'm feeling bleh and meh and all other forms of eh. And my eating has been a direct result of that, if not the actual cause of it.
It all started when I bought some leftover Halloween candy. I was doing r... Read more
September Update And New Goals
Our server is down at work and my boss is out at a meeting...blog time!
For an update of how my September went, a very accurate description would be that there were ups and downs. In the middle of the month I was down a lot! to nearly 171.... Read more
Priorities + Baby Pic :)
Took this picture after my 5k this weekend!
So this little guy is my whole world.
When he showed up it changed my life forever and it will continue to change in d... Read more
How Did It Go?
So, I had my August challenge and the results = I didn't have to give my friend $40!! Yay!
I lost the 2 pounds I set out to lose and I'm very thrilled with that. Honestly, the week before I was very worried. The scale bounces around so mu... Read more
So I wanted to check in, since it is a little more than halfway through the month, with how I've been doing on my challenges. Overall, I think it's been going great, since the scale has been actually moving! Of course, it was my birthday yesterd... Read more
$40 A Month Challenge
I'm putting this out there to add to my accountability, although I know I'm the only one who reads this, it makes it a little more real to publish it out to the world. :)
Background on the last month: I've been doing great with exercise! M... Read more
I'm certainly still working on cultivating my self worth into something that I want it to be. I feel so good about myself when I'm losing weight, and so awful about myself when I'm not, that I honestly don't know who I would be without that. No... Read more
Feedback Needed: How Do You Measure Self Worth?
Ok, serious question: How do you measure your self worth?
I always thought of this as a fuzzy, hippie-dippy question, but suddenly it feels real. I mean whether we are actively thinking about it or not, all day we are deciding our self wor... Read more
The Bad Day
Yesterday was my worst eating day in a long, long time. It started with free food being available and it just didn't stop. I don't usually go into binge mode or such outrageous emotional eating, but wow, it was pretty intense yesterday. Which... Read more
So I finally took the plunge and bought some actual spin shoes with the clips and everything! I was nervous about this purchase as it is a bit hefty and I wasn't sure if it would really have an affect on my routine. I've been using the shoes for... Read more