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Losing weight requires me to remember that I am actually trying to do this! The thought of wearing a bathing suit this summer and feeling comfortable should be enough in and of itself to keep me going. I'm scared to hop on the scale to see how... Read more
Renewed Goal for the Last 10lbs
I have gotten a renewed passion to lose the last 10 lbs. My weight has been stalled at this point for a year now, and I know it's not going to change without a concentrated effort. So here it is! The final push. I am going to run whenever I ... Read more
Milestone! 10 lbs Gone!
It feels monumental to have my first 10 pounds gone. Wow! It often feels like things aren't happening fast enough, but slowly and surely my body is shrinking. I have another 10 pounds to go, so this is really a half way point for me. I thin... Read more
Taking the day off working out today...due to violent puking. Will resume tomorrow with a vengeance.... Read more
Changing It Up
After a couple of months of heavy exercise I took a break for a week. My neck had been perpetually stiff and I wanted to give it a good break. I was also starting to feel some pain in my shins when I was working out, so I felt my whole body ne... Read more
I'm exercising regularly, and I am pleased about that. I am, however, having a difficult time controlling my eating habits. I find there are temptations everywhere! Both external temptations (think the Tim Hortons I drive past everyday), and ... Read more
Weight Coming Off
My muscles are still quivering from my workout that ended moments ago. I feel my blood coursing through my body. I'm remembering why I am on this journey. Healthy feels good.
At this point, a month and a half into this decision to take a... Read more
Cheat days - love them or hate them?
I ate chocolate cake today. And pudding....the good kind with lots of calories. I had a costco hotdog, and I shared a costco poutine. I went over my calorie goal for the day. What is your opinion on cheat days? Did I just torpedo myself, or... Read more
I had to skip my workout yesterday due to a sore throat, chills and body aches. I woke up this morning feeling a little better and I think I may be able to work out tonight. I consumed way too much ice cream last night to sooth my throat....oo... Read more
Terrified I will quit
It's been a rocky year and a half for me. I've started and quit so many times, I don't know what is going to make this time different. I'm on a 3 week streak, which seems pretty good. I feel like I can't take a day off exercise because I might... Read more
No Weight Loss...but Even Better..........
Inches lost! Yahoo! I was discouraged when I did my weekly weigh in this morning. My weight was stuck right where it was a week ago, so I pulled out the tape measure, and guess what? I've lost an inch off my hips, an inch off my waist, and a... Read more
Gotta be content now!
I'm starting to get caught up in thinking I'll be happier when I'm skinnier. I believe that health is important and I need to strive for a healthy weight and eat moderately, but I need to remember that I am a complete person now, extra pounds a... Read more
I'm 12 days into the 30 Day Shred and I feel great! It's such a good work out and I love that it's under a half an hour. I can feel my body getting stronger and I've lost a few pounds! I do need to start tracking my calories eaten, as I've sl... Read more
30 day shred before
I'm too shy to post pics, but here were my measurements from when I started the 30 day shred 9 days ago:
Waist - 29"
Hips - 41"
Thigh - 24.5" (ack)
Upper Arm - 12"
I am 5'3", so I'm barely squeezing into the "not ... Read more
A week of success!
It's encouraging to see that exercise and eating right works! Everyday this week I've exercised and I feel sooooo much better! When I'm working out I'm just like, "This is me. I'm that girl who works out!" So often I think, oh, I'm lazy, or ... Read more