Off the Top of My Head
There is nothing crazy exciting goin on in my world and sometimes the mundane makes it hard to want to blog. BUT I think blogging helps us stay committed so today I am just going to go off the top of my head with my thoughts.
1. I am comp... Read more
A day of calorie burning and cracked heads
So I got a Polar Heart Rate Monitor and Calorie Counter and I have been intent on "getting my burn" (as they say on Biggest Loser). The day before I burned approximately 2300 calories all day. That is pretty good considering that my Basal Meta... Read more
The Best Compliment - Being Called a "Skinny Bitch"
Ok, so its not the BEST compliment in the world, but for me, right now, in my life, it is pretty dang close. Let me digress by first saying I am in no shape or form skinny. However, after being known as the 270 lb funny girl with the cute face... Read more
The Scale Experiment
When I first started my weight loss journey, I was seriously one of those people whojust wanted to change my life. I wasn't concerned with a number or losing a certain amount of weight. I was just tired of being tired and I wanted to be health... Read more
Leaving tanning to the white girls (A funny story)
So I just recently got an Ashley Lynn's tanning membership. I know what you're thinking, "but Nikki, you're black." Touche. However, people assume that all African Americans are golden brown or milk chocolate. Quit the contrary. We come in ... Read more
HCG just aint my schtick
First of all, no one get their guns out. I know this is a heated debate and its one I care not get my soapbox out for on the benefits or dangers of it. This is a personal response to a national phenomenon. HCG does not work for me. There I ... Read more
Let the Hoochie Mamas Come Out!!!
It's getting warm outside and you know what that means. IT'S HOOCHIE MAMA SEASON!!! YAAAY! This is the time of year to see who can wear the shortest shorts, skimpiest dress, and the highest heels. I love it. I really do. I get a kick out o... Read more
I Attacked the Nachos!
What do you never do to a girl detoxing on fruits, veggies and bland @#$ chicken and fish? Don't stick her in a room with creamy, piping hot, full of flavor and fat nachos! Don't do it! Because you know what's gonna happen? Someone or someth... Read more
Kill My Boyfriend
So anyone that knows me on here knows that my boyfriend is a fitness God. I deal with it and usually he is a means of inspiration to me. But when he came to me just the other day, upset, because his body fat is a WHOPPING . . . wait... wait on... Read more
STOP EATING FATTY!!!!
I am definitely not yelling at you. This is what my brain is screaming at me currently and has been for the past week or so and I can't seem to listen. Why is it that everytime you get ahead, you find ways to set yourself back? I have NEVER i... Read more
Say What??!! I'm Smaller than Marilyn Monroe?
This morning I had the greatest realization. I AM A BOMBSHELL! This epiphany came to me after listening to commentary about the late great Elizabeth Taylor. I watched clips of her films and sat in awe of the beauty with the violet eyes. She ... Read more
Plastic Surgery Ain't Gonna Fix this!
So I am probably preaching to the choir when I say that shedding pounds makes your body look different. With your clothes on, you are a prowess, looking divine and feeling good. But when the support bras, Spanx, hosiery, and fitted tank come o... Read more
More Confident Fat
I just realized that I was more confident, more self-assured, more aware of who I was as a person when I was 255 pounds. At that weight, I knew I was morbidly obese and I knew what people's expectations and thoughts of me were from the get go s... Read more
Need Encouragement and Tips
I am at my wits end. I have been stuck between 229 and 231 pounds for four weeks. I feel like I will never bypass these numbers. For a day or so I weighed in at 228 pounds and was so excited I changed my weight tracker and I am too ashamed to... Read more
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It's the @#$! Shakes!
I finally figured out why I have lost absolutely NO weight in the past three weeks. It's my protein shakes! Well let me rephrase. It is HOW I was making the shakes. One heaping scoop of powder is 190 calories. Most people just add water and ... Read more