I didn't do wonderful but I didn't do horrible either.
Friday night I volunteered to be the designated driver so I avoided any liquid calories and nobody harrassed me to drink because hey- who doesn't like having a DD? I was up past my bed... Read more
This is me
I have never taken/posted a "before" picture. This is hard for me, to expose myself to the world. I had to force myself to stop sucking it in and take a "this is the real... Read more
Second mini-goal met! Thoughts and looking for advice.
I have now lost 5% of my initial body weight! Woo hoo! I am excited to be making progress. The scale is moving and my "fat jeans" no longer hurt. They are still a little tighter in the thighs than I would wish for, but progress is progress. ... Read more
Relaxing my goals a bit
I am not changing my ultimate goals of fitness, but I am going to relax my timeline in how quickly I arrive there. The more I think about it,the more I am supporting my own decision. I had originally wanted to achieve that ideal "2 pounds a we... Read more
Indulgent weekend and I am completely OK with it!
In the past, after a weekend like I just had, I would be beating myself emotionally right now. I had a moment on the 4 hour drive to our weekend where I realized that this is the rest of my life. I am not going to live in a bubble of "health a... Read more
I am slowly learning...
So, I have learned that if I do not give in to a persistent craving I will end in a full on binge. Acknowledging that I had been craving cookies for over 2 days, I baked chocolate chip cookies on Monday. I ate more than I should, but less than... Read more
Preparation vs. perspiration
I have definitely learned through previous attempts that "I can't out run my diet". That being said, I have spent the past few weeks working on being on top of and properly preparing for healthy eating during my busy weeks. I have finally conv... Read more
148 days until Europe with teenagers!
I have 148 days left until I leave with my friend Carrie and many high schoolers for Europe. We will spend 11 days exploring Italy, France, and Spain along the Mediterranean Coast. I couldn't be more excited!
But, I am also nervous! Many... Read more
My closet and I got honest with each other
Today, I packed up and stored all of my wardrobe that doesn't fit. I needed to deal with the reality that I am not currently that size, I am bigger than most of my wardrobe. I will fit in them again, but for now I need to not wear them, the st... Read more
9 more sleeps
Until I am a married woman! It is hard to believe that the day is nearly here! I haven't done much in the way of progress towards my weight loss goals as of lately. On the other hand, I haven't gained any weight either so I call it good. Str... Read more
The wedding dress didn't fit
It didn't fit anywhere. And I am ok with it I ordered it one size too small back in the Fall. Now, in ... Read more
I ran the mile with my HS freshmen yesterday and I even beat some of them. I am even more proud that after we went into the weight room and they collapsed into puddles on the floor. I went to the treadmill and put in another mile and a half. ... Read more
It moved, it moved, it finally moved!
The scale finally moved! I am officially down another 2 lbs! Imagine that... Start tracking everything and being accountable for every bite and sip and adding more fitness minutes and I lose weight? Who knew? Ok, ok, we all knew Read more
Good news/bad news
The good news is our elliptical machine finally arrived and we put it together tonight. I look forward to having it here in our home!
For the bad news: my Uncle Alan passed away this morning. He had his first round of chemo yesterday and ... Read more
We ordered an elliptical machine online. The original delivery was supposed to happen last Thursday/Friday. Many versions of that delivery date later, the new story is it is supposed to come tomorrow. I want to be excited but I have been disa... Read more
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