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A Walk in the Park
Monday, January 27, 2014      7 comments

On Sunday i decided I had enough of the "rest" ordered my my doctor - I had my wisdom teeth removed on Thursday. I needed to get OUT...i needed to get up off the couch and just move and feel alive again. The vicodin i'm on is just knocking me ou... Read more
Standing Still or Moving Forward?
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      11 comments

I sit here wondering if i'm currently standing still or moving forward. I'm not 100% sure at the moment so I need to work through some things to figure out if i need to change my course of action. This was..WAS me just a few years ago. ... Read more
The Girl Within Me
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      15 comments

I've noticed something about myself lately...I still think I'm that 320+ pound girl that I was a few years ago. I still get nervous about trying new things. I wonder if people will stop, stare and laugh at me. I wonder if I'd make a fool out of ... Read more
Final Race of 2013
Monday, December 30, 2013      10 comments

Just a week ago today I completed my final race of 2013. The Jingle Bell Run 5k. It's been just about a month or so since i started running. My goal was to try to finish in under 45 minutes. Well.. ... Read more
2013 Year-End & 2014 Goals
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      12 comments

2013 held many accomplishments for me. In February I unexpectedly completed my first half marathon. I had been in training for a half that would take place in May, but... Read more
December's Harsh Reality
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      14 comments

For me the month of December has always been that month where a black cloud tends to hover right above me...never quite pouring down on me but just dark enough to feel its presence. Let me explain...more so for me than any reader out here. Somet... Read more
Self Image
Monday, November 25, 2013      15 comments

Self image and self worth is something that i've struggled with a lot in my life. Even as the weight melts away, it's still a constant battle with myself. It can be debilitating. This past weekend i was at he gym with my running partner. Sh... Read more
Accomplishments...BIG and SMALL
Thursday, November 14, 2013      14 comments

All too often we only celebrate the HUGE accomplishments, but those small victories are what gets us to those large accomplishments. You don't just wake up one day and realize you've lost 100 pounds. No, more than likely every week you steadily ... Read more
I walked OVER 60 miles in just 3 days...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      23 comments

DAY 1 I had my alarm set for 4:00am but who can sleep with so much excitement? I was up and ready by 3:30am. Opening ceremonies didn’t start until 8:00am! The team I joined, Pink Soles in Motion, rented a charter bus to take us to the opening ... Read more
It's MORE than just about the BLING
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      29 comments

I enjoy making things with my hands. I'd rather create it myself than purchase something someone else has made...even if the cost is a bit more. I want to make things my own. This past weekend i completed a wall project... ... Read more
Changes Can be Scary When You Did Not Expect Them
Monday, October 21, 2013      9 comments

I'm not just changing my weight. When we start this journey we tend to just think about our weight changing, us getting thinner, and maybe purchasing new clothes in the "regular" department stores. It's rare that we consider ALL of the other cha... Read more
Meaurements and Pictures
Friday, October 18, 2013      20 comments

This is really just for me to keep a record of where i'm at in regards to my measurements. January 2012 to October 2012 Thigh: 28.5 to 25.5 Arm: 14 to 13 Chest: 52.5 to 41 Stomach: 54.5 to 49 Waist: 50 to 42.5 Hips: 57 to 47.75 ... Read more
An old letter...
Friday, October 18, 2013      4 comments

Have you ever come across an old letter from a friend or loved one and reread it just to have the tears flowing? I've been going through my old blogs and deleting many of them and I came across a letter i wrote to myself...and i had to repost it... Read more
I Changed One Addiction for Another
Thursday, October 17, 2013      16 comments

I use to be addicted to food. What does that mean? It means EVERYTHING i did revolved around food. Friends are coming over...what should I cook and bake? Meeting up with friends...where are we going to eat? Lets watch a movie...what size popcorn... Read more
MAKE it a goal to your future self to be your healthiest...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      6 comments

So I want to share something and i want it KNOWN that i'm not boasting or down playing this at all, but.. When i weighed in the scale read 256.0 pounds...i CANNOT remember the last time i weighed only 256 pounds. I changed my yearly goal on... Read more

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