Lots has changed since I was here last, but I'll give you the highlights. I ended my career in 2016 and moved to East Africa in May 2016. Whatever funk I was in prior to the move has since lifted and I'm proud to say, I've been consistently acti... Read more
I'm Back AGAIN...lol (long posting) ***UPDATES***
So, I'm back again.
I haven't been kind to myself and my body got mad at me. I am currently recovering from lower back, both knees, and right ankle injuries. The only thing really bothering me still are my knees. In order to keep my back ha... Read more
Took long enough didn't it? lol... Read more
It has been said that anything you do for 7 days becomes a habit. With that said...
(1) Commit for a few mins a day, it will develop into more mins down the line (like 10-15 mins a day).
(2) Start slow so you don't dread exercising (li... Read more
I was never one for trying drugs and have never been able to understand the thought process of people who try drugs because they want to see how it feels, especially after everyone knew the havoc that drugs wreak on people. However, my reserve t... Read more
From 250lbs to 168lbs, 82lbs LOST - My Journey
When I started my journey February 2008, my main concerns and goals were to achieve a higher level of fitness and eat healthier. Actually, to eat healthier was my main goal. A higher level of fitness was an afterthought. :- )
February 2008... Read more
75lbs LOST. . . Yay!!!
I was at my sister's house this weekend and got on the scale. I was surprised to see I weighed 175lbs (shoes on). The significance of that number didn't hit me until my BIL asked me how many total pounds I'd lost so far. I said to him, "Your mat... Read more
What I Did Yesterday, 9/11
I always donate blood, always. Whenever Red Cross calls, they can guarantee I'm coming in. As a matter of fact, I'm wearing a Red Cross shirt right now. :-) For some reason, back in July, I decided to poke around Red Cross' website (they had jus... Read more
Posting is Motivation
Posting a blog about an issue I'm having is motivational. At times I get advice from those of you who comment on my blog. Other times, simply because I posted the blog, I figure out a way around the issue.
Example, in my previous blog I was... Read more
Too Much Fat, What Am I Doing???
Up until a few months ago, I couldn't get enough fat in my diet to save my life. I was always so poorly under the fat content that I stopped trying to hit it. I know when that stopped though. When I decided I didn't want to lose anymore weight b... Read more
Differences I've Noticed About Me
1. WATER IS MY FRIEND. Prior to this journey I only drank water during Lent...that was because I figured if Jesus could die for me, the least I could do was give up all of the liquids I love for 40 days as another way to prove I really appreciat... Read more
Officially Back in the Game :-)
Okay, I'm officially back in the game. When I was back into the habit of exercising, I still wasn't doing as much as I was before. I'd work out hard, but not as hard as before or on as many days as before. I would also not do everything. I can't... Read more
Back on Track
I'm back on track! After stopping working out since June, I am now back to it. For at least the past two weeks I have really stepped up my cardio. I stepped on the scale this morning and am 190lbs! Yay! After I'd stopped doing cardio I was consi... Read more
Back to Cardio :-)
In the beginning of June I stopped all cardio and concentrated on weight lifting. Its now been a little over a month of weight lifting, during which I must admit, I was not consistent in the first couple of weeks. As of yesterday I lift 30lbs mo... Read more
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Stopping All Weight Loss IMMEDIATELY!!!
Well, not actually stopping. I'm just not going to burn 4200+ calories per week anymore. I'll be trying to not even burn 200 a week. Let's see how well I can do that....lol...you know its going to be hard for me.
I am going to focus on stre... Read more