Support - It's Important!
Recently I participated in a 5K Run/Walk with merely no support. It really opened my eyes on how much I depend on support. On Saturday, I almost did not go but than friends on here and my family members sent me messages of support in one form or... Read more
My Plans for the Holidays
This week is Thanksgiving and approximately about a month after that is Christmas. I love and hate both holidays. In my family, our socializing is focused around food. Honestly, this year it scares me. I not only want to continue onto my weight ... Read more
My Weaknesses - A Tripod?
Lately I have been noticed that I have been letting my weaknesses get the better of me and my continuous weight loss. I am going to state my weaknesses - I am hoping by sharing them, I will be able to work though them and they no longer will be ... Read more
Everyone has a bad day...
On this weight loss journey, it seems like no one really sees my bad days. We all have bad days. I am going to tell you about my bad eating day. Before I tell you about my bad eating day, I should probably tell you the reason for it. The reason ... Read more
Chinese - Is it really that bad?
As some of you already know, yesterday, emotionally, I did not have an especially good day. I was struggling with some of my issues with some of my friends. To be honest, I think it just did not felt like anyone cared. After I ate at the cafeter... Read more
It's surreal . . .
When I started this journey, my plan was to just commit for only a month - six months later here we are still going pretty strong. Everyday that the scale goes down, it seems surreal that I weigh what I do. I mean just six months ago I weighed 2... Read more
Lots of Firsts Today... I like new beginnings!
During the summer I started my day out with a good two or three mile walk - it was awesome. It seemed like I did not mind waking up a bit earlier like 8 am, lol, to go for my walk. I did not have to worry about working out for the rest of the da... Read more
A Quick Funny Story About Learning How to Re-Estimate My Size!
As many of you know, with losing 30 lbs, I gained some self confidence. Earlier today, in my Math Lab, I was thinking it is odd how I no longer feel like I am taking up the aisle and a need to scoot in everything walked behind my chair. Well, to... Read more
Crossroads: To Quit or To Struggle?
On Sunday, November 1st, it will be six months since I have took a big leap forward making changes to myself. No body says changing yourself for the better is easy. At that time, I do not think I know what I was getting myself into. I had one si... Read more
I'm Nothing Like The Average Joe.. Thank Goodness!
Whether you are on here to lose weight, like me, or just to get better fit - we all are on a journey. On this journey, we learn alot about ourselves - physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. In the 30 lbs, I have learned much about mysel... Read more
Wanted: Engerizing Work Out Songs
I discovered something horrible this week.. my workout playlists bore me and do not motivate me to give that extra ten or fifteen minutes.. so I am asking you! What do you work out to?... Read more
My 1st CASDA 5K!
Today was my first 5K ever. I have waiting and (kinda) training for weeks... and finally it came. I went with my good friend, Jared. As we were waiting until the walkers could begin the 5K, Jared and I watch the first runners come back. It was ... Read more
At the beginning of summer, I never thought I could lose weight. I followed my friends advice: exercise and eating right. Mind you, not at the same time. One small change at a time. Eventually, these small changes started to be stick. In fact, l... Read more
Things are changing...
Things are changing.. for the better.
For the last few years I have felt bad about my body. Where I look in the mirror and I thought I looked gross. The last time I felt gross was when I was laying in bed and felt like a body of fat jello.... Read more
The Training Wheels Need To Come Off..
As most of you know as you were there every step of the way is that I lost 22 lbs over the summer. I did this by changing my eating and activity habits. I was very focused during the entire summer - counting every calorie I ate and burned. Some ... Read more
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