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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The girl who lost 100 lbs., lost herself in the process, and got her life back after a 60 lb. gain…

Monday, December 29, 2014      147 comments

For those of you who don’t know me, I started my weight loss journey in Aug. of 2010. It took me almost 4 years to hit the huge milestone of losing 100 lbs. which I did in April of this year. While it took me 4 years to lose 100 lbs. it only too... Read more

1 day pity party, from a newly divorced woman....

Saturday, December 06, 2014      27 comments

Well, it is official. As of December 2nd, I became a legally and officially divorced woman. I just found out by my ex yesterday that the judge signed the papers on Tuesday. After almost a year and a half of separation to a douche canoe I was mar... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Back on the horse again, after my hardest and farthest fall EVER....

Saturday, November 01, 2014      105 comments

So after totally derailing my running and weight loss efforts, I had to take a long hard look at myself. It has been very humbling (and expensive) having to continuously buy bigger clothes. I have had a lot of hardships and disappointment as of ... Read more

A public thank you to everyone who commented on my 100 lbs lost blog!

Saturday, April 12, 2014      26 comments

I just wanted to thank you all so much for the incredible love and support you have shown me in regards to hitting my 100 lbs lost journey. I was blown away by your comments. Some of them were so touching that they made me cry. I would love noth... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 100 lbs lost, 7 sizes down and pics to prove it! I did it!!!!!!

Sunday, April 06, 2014      307 comments

It happened! It finally happened! As of today I have officially lost over 100 lbs. which comes out to be 37.53% of my body weight. I started this weight loss journey ... Read more

Hitting the "wall" and breaking through - The story of a runner

Thursday, November 21, 2013      26 comments

For those of you who don't know, I started running in July. When I started I could barely run a mile, but I stuck with it and ran 3 times a week religiously, until I made it to 10 miles on October 12th which was my record. That gave me the confi... Read more

The almost obese athlete.....

Sunday, October 20, 2013      24 comments

Today something extraordinary happened. I knocked something huge off of my bucket list. Today, for the first time ever, I ran a half marathon. Well, not an official half marathon. I ran 13.1 miles at the park without stopping and I did it in 2:3... Read more

Leaving obesity behind with a bang and saying goodbye forever to the fat girl.

Friday, October 18, 2013      17 comments

This weekend I said goodbye to the fat girl that I have been for such a very long time. On Wed. I weighed 190.6 which took me out of the obesity range and into the “overweight” range. It has been over a year since I left the obesity range and un... Read more

Looking for some new songs to add to my playlist....

Thursday, September 12, 2013      12 comments

I need some ideas for new songs to add to my playlist. Must be upbeat good tempo and most of y'all know I prefer hip hop. Here are the songs that make up my current current running playlist. I am shooting for a new running record and need some n... Read more

The plane finally arrived at my destination. ONEderland! Woohoo!

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      48 comments

Oh my goodness! I did it! I made it back into ONEderland. I am so stoked! For the first time in 9 months I am finally in the 100’s. I feel amazing! There have been many t... Read more

Frustrated, exhausted, confused and feel so defeated.....

Saturday, June 29, 2013      37 comments

Last night I broke my record on my elliptical. I ran a 10K and I ran it continuously. It took me 1 hr 52 minutes. I woke up this morning and I had gained lbs from yesterday's weight. This month is the hardest I have EVER worked IN MY ... Read more

Imagine: Life at 159 lbs

Monday, June 24, 2013      29 comments

One of our BLC challenges was to write a blog where we imagine hitting one of our BLC goals. Instead of having a lot of mini-goals I had just one big goal which is t... Read more

Amazing video that I think every woman should watch.

Thursday, June 13, 2013      24 comments

I don't usually post links to videos but this one just stopped me in my tracks. No matter how hard I try to better myself I still struggle with being insecure. I feel so flawed sometimes. I go through periods where I don't feel very attrac... Read more

BLC 22 Goals

Monday, June 10, 2013      18 comments

As part of our weekend challenge, and to celebrate the beginning of a new round of BLC, we were asked to list 4 goals that we want to achieve over the course of the next 12 weeks , and to take one of those goals and break it down into SMART goal... Read more

The Obese Athlete

Wednesday, May 01, 2013      33 comments

Yesterday I did my “walk of shame” as I entered the gym for the first time in about 4 months. It was especially painful for me because at 205 lbs, I am at the exact same weight I was when I joined the gym in August of 2012. I am trying sup... Read more


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