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
DND: It is Savannah's Time!
In one of my past attempts to lose weight, I joined curves. At the time period of my life that I was working out at Curves, I was also getting counseling for depression. I remember my counselor telling me to consider it "me time". I tried but it... Read more
Vent: "But you are the expert when you haven't lost weight?"
Okay, so I have decided I am very frustrated and annoyed with people - especially the ones that think they know EVERYTHING about weight loss but have not lost a single pound themselves. If they know everything, why are they not applying it to th... Read more
At the beginning of this weight loss journey I was very focused and dedicated to my goals. In the last couple weeks, I think I have lost some or all of my focus and even a bit of my dedication.
After reflecting on what exactly the problem ... Read more
As I get more friends on here, more people inquiry about my user name. I am going to tell you how I came to that specific user name. Initially, I had the user name LoseItAll_230. After reading an article about negative usernames such as Fatty800... Read more
One learns when you are trying to lose weight, everything is connected. Often when you are stressed out or having a bad day, it can affect your weight as well as everything else. A few people on here say I am a great motivator. I do not see it b... Read more
The ______ Club.
In the last couple weeks, I have noticed that I am part of the fat club. The club in where you seek out people that are also overweight. Not to help you lose weight but it makes you feel comfortable and it is secure. During those same couple wee... Read more
Small Daily Changes = 4 Lbs Lost! :)
Today I decided to go to the gym. I haven't been to the gym since Tuesday - four days! I go to the gym for a couple reasons: to use the elliptical, to lift and to weigh myself. My friend took my scale when I first started to try to lose weight s... Read more
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A New Attitude?
Lately, I have been walking instead of going to the gym. For my first ten pounds, I religiously worked out at the gym. It was great. Than I got bored with doing the elliptical. And I love the elliptical. It gives me a great work out. Soon, I fou... Read more