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Weekend report

Sunday, February 22, 2015      0 comments

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

Sunday, February 08, 2015      4 comments

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.

Saturday, February 07, 2015      2 comments

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

Sunday, February 01, 2015      3 comments

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!

Monday, January 26, 2015      1 comments

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...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      1 comments

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

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      4 comments

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!

Sunday, January 11, 2015      3 comments

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

Sunday, January 04, 2015      2 comments

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

Thursday, May 22, 2014      7 comments

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

Monday, April 14, 2014      11 comments

It didn't fit anywhere. And I am ok with it emoticon I ordered it one size too small back in the Fall. Now, in ... Read more

Small accomplishment

Friday, April 11, 2014      7 comments

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!

Thursday, April 10, 2014      8 comments

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

Thursday, April 03, 2014      3 comments

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


Wednesday, April 02, 2014      4 comments

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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