Matching Desire with Dedication and Determination
About 10 minutes into my 30 minute at home HIIT workout the other day, I had a little bit of a mental breakthrough.
I hadn't REALLY felt like working out. I've been on a good streak of consistent workouts since the first, and didn't want to... Read more
My 600lb Self-Doubt
I explained in my last blog that I've spent the last 5 months working my way out of a pretty serious depressive funk.
The first step to getting better ... Read more
The Post I Never Thought I Would Write
Unfortunately there are no cartoons today, and I'm not feeling particularly humorous.
It is important to me, however, to tell this part of the story to anyone still following or reading these blogs in future.
I am struggling.
I have gai... Read more
80lb Loss Maintenance - YEAR THREE!!!!
You read that right!
Three years of maintaining (and every so gradually building upon) my 80lb weight loss and lifestyle change!!!
It's hard to believe that my dedicated readers from years past are still around, but some of you probably a... Read more
Now I Smash My Friends.
If you're a follower, and still around, oh my goodness, awesome!!!
I felt like all of you were / are owed and update and explanation. You stuck by and supported me through so much. My friends, and Sparkpeople as a whole...
IT WORKED!... Read more
Be Somewhere Else, Do Something Different (w/pics!)
This morning, in a fit of pout, I bought a baggie of cheddar chex mix snack stuff.
I was invited to go to turtle racing at the local bar that supports my roller derby league with some of the other skaters last night, and was really excited ... Read more
Several Weeks After "Someday" (w/pics!)
Yesterday I binged and ate a WHOLE THING of Chips Ahoy chewy gooey chocfudge cookies.
In one sitting.
In maybe 20 minutes.
I'm not even sure why.
No, you know w... Read more
Go Pink! (w/pics)
I did it!!!
On Sunday morning my alarm went off at a time I generally associate with the most raucous of my drunken evenings, I rolled excitedly out of bed, and put on the ugliest thing I've ever owned.
Or at least bought for myself to we... Read more
Lessons in Roller Derby (w/pics!)
In case you somehow haven't heard me blabbing incessantly about it, I decided to try out for the local flat track roller derby league!!!
What made me decide this, you ask?
Umm... a whim.
Someone told me a couple of weeks ago that the... Read more
Too Busy for Weightloss. (w/pics!)
I have a confession:
I can't even remember the last time I counted my calories.
I haven't worn my heart rate monitor or tracked my calories burned in months.
I'm way too busy to lose weight.
This week alone I went to the circus, a ... Read more
Me: Only Better (w/pics!)
I caught myself daydreaming while I did my hair yesterday. Again.
I have a lot of unruly hair, so it takes a long time to "do right," so it is kind of my daydream and/ or sing in the bathroom time.
... Read more
Namby Pamby (w/pics!)
Lately I've been wishy-washy.
Ineffective, ineffectual, and irresolute.
It's certainly not very fun.
Oh I can eat out again toni... Read more
Anywhere but Sucksville, Please. (w/pics!)
Lately I feel like on the other side of every success, big or small, is another wall I run into.
... Read more
Thanks Universe. I'm Glad We've Come to an Understanding. (w/pics!)
For those who don't know, it's official, I've registered for my very first Triathlon!!!
Which also happens to be my first race of any kind outside of when I was on swimteam in high school. I mean, why start with one sport when I can start ... Read more
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Calling in Fantastic (w/pics!)
Why can't I call in fantastic today?
It's like calling in sick, but the opposite!
"I'm sorry, I can't come in to work today, I'm feeling too well. Oh no, nothing's wrong, it's the opposite. You see, I broke through this really long we... Read more