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A New Leaf
Wow! So much has happened that I just don't know where to begin!
At one point I was down to my goal weight of 130 lbs, but I've managed to gain back 20 lbs in the last 4 years! Not to mention I pretty much never exercise anymore. I used to ... Read more
Lately I've been seeing a lot of '30 Before 30' blogs: 30 things you would do from your 'bucket list' before you turn 30.
Unfortunately (or fortunately) I just turned 30 in August! Regardless, it really got me thinking about all of the ra... Read more
Flying Through the Air with the Greatest of Ease...
Whew! I just did Day 1 of the Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred, Level 1, yesterday. I had done this video before almost a year ago, but had to stop when we moved unexpectedly. Anyways, I had forgotten how sore it makes me! I don't think I will do ... Read more
A Year in the Life!
I can't believe it's been a year to the day since I last posted on here! It's a complete coincidence, but still, pretty cool!
The last year has been so eventful! I got my raise, and my weekend job, but after that life jus got so busy! I got... Read more
Fear of Success?
You know what motivates me?... Success.
I know that's an easy answer, everyone is motivated by success. It's finding out what motivates you when you aren't successful that's the really hard part.
But for now, I'm going to ride this wave as l... Read more
So Close, Yet So Far
I'm now 8 pounds away from my goal weight. Compared to the 30 I started out with, that's pretty darn good, but it feels like forever! I've been feeling very impatient lately, waiting for a lot of changes to happen in my life, and it's getting mo... Read more
Success in the Face of Adversity!
There have been a lot of changes and exciting progress at my job this week and I let it distract me from my weight-loss goals... So I was pretty surprised to look at the scale this morning and see I had lost .2 pounds... not a lot of progress, b... Read more
Well, it's been 3 weeks since I broke my toe and 3 weeks since I got any exercise! I was supposed to be able to wear shoes at this point, but my toe is still giving me problems! I may even have to go back to the doctor for a checkup.
In the... Read more
I was beginning to think this day would never come, especially with my latest setbacks, but I have finally broken out of the 140's!!
Yesterday I weighed in at 139.6! I don't think I've been in the 130's since I was in high-schoo... Read more
Moment of Truth_Mid-Week Pep Talk
I'm getting nervous about my official weigh-in on Tuesday. Since I started this weight-loss journey, over a year ago, I haven't been able to get below 141 lbs, but today I saw my scale flicker a little to 140.8 and my heart almost stopped! I hav... Read more
Problem: Waiting too long to eat dinner and then getting so hungry I over-eat.
Action: Spacing out my meals/snacks so I don't get so darn hungry!
So far this plan seems to be working! Although I do watch the clock like a fiend! Even if I'... Read more
A Mixed Bag
Well, looking back, I haven't kept in my calorie range all week! Boo on me!
This weekend was a mixed bag. I did a yoga class Saturday morning, which was lovely! I love mornings! This whole weekend was just beautiful and there's som... Read more
Just Keep Swimming...
Today I read a motivational quote that said: 'If you're tired of starting over, stop giving up.'
I feel like that's my theme right now. I've been pretty frustrated lately because I can't quite seem to get out of the 140's. The lowest I've e... Read more
Whew! It's July already! Yikes!
It's been a very busy couple of months. I'm beginning to think I'm not a very good bloger here... I never post pictures or videos and I'm definitely not very consistent with posting, but... I'm still here!
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Slow and Steady Wins the Race!
Yesterday, I returned to a blog that I haven't written in in over a year. My life was very different then and I was just beginning to feel the desire for change in my life. However, I hadn't yet discovered SP, so my approach left much to be desi... Read more