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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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