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End of the Road & Back Again

Thursday, August 07, 2014      8 comments

This year has not been my best year and it probably all started back in February...so let me start there... February i felt on top of the world! I was consistently running (mind you I only started running towards the end of November 2013), ... Read more

My Own Inspirational Story

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      14 comments

Let me start by saying Iíve changed the quality of my life by making conscious decisions. Nothing about this process has been easy, but the rewards Iíve given to myself far... Read more

68 Day Challenge: Day 7

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      3 comments

Day 7 I debated internally on whether or not i should walk after work of just go home. Well i decided to change at the office and see how I felt as i was driving. The momen... Read more

68 Day Challenge: Day 4-6

Monday, April 28, 2014      4 comments

Days 4-7 proved something to me that i already kinda knew. I over eat on the weekends. I still got in my fruit and vegetables, but over al i ate more than i should. Was it ... Read more

68 Day Challenge: Day 3

Friday, April 25, 2014      6 comments

Day 3 of my challenge wasn't so bad. I knew i needed to make sure i burned over 3000 calories throughout the day because i was going out to eat with friends. We went to th... Read more

68 Day Challenge: Day 2

Thursday, April 24, 2014      3 comments

Day 2 of this 68 Day Challenge wasn't so bad. BUT what i have learned is that because i burn so many calories in the evening because that's when i'm walking or running i a... Read more

68 Day Challenge: Day 1

Wednesday, April 23, 2014      6 comments

I have 68 days until i go home to Chicago to visit family for two weeks. I decided that over the course of these next 68 days i will form healthier habits to carry me on th... Read more

Confession of a 19lb Gain

Tuesday, April 15, 2014      17 comments

It's confession time for me...In the last two months i've gained 19 pounds. Am i shocked? no. Am i upset? No. Am i disappointed? Yes. I can pin point where my increase in weight began...mid February. Before you say, "Oh Valentines Day becau... Read more

Half Marathon Recap

Wednesday, March 26, 2014      8 comments

This past weekend i completed my 3rd half marathon...YUP all of them I have been over 250lbs. Anything can be done if you train your body! I wasn't sure how this half would play out. I've been plagued with knee pain for the past month. My n... Read more

Not Where I Want To Be, But Closer Than I Was

Tuesday, March 18, 2014      16 comments

I'm not where i want to be in my weight loss but i am a lot closer than i was. There are many times when i start to think about how far i still have to go and it gets discouraging. I started with a weight of over 320lbs. I didn't really want to ... Read more

Beauty is Seen in the Heart

Monday, March 17, 2014      9 comments

If what you see by the eye doesn't please you, then close your eyes and see from the heart. Because the heart can see beauty and love more than the eye can ever wonder (Indian proverb). Read more

Defying the Odds

Friday, March 14, 2014      9 comments

I wrote this on my FB page yesterday... I LOVE my perfectly imperfect journey! There are times when "friends" will ask me why i'm eating what i'm eating (like a burger or pizza) and i simply tell them it's because i don't refuse myself anyt... Read more

Sometimes You Just Need to Start Over

Tuesday, March 11, 2014      11 comments

I'm treating Yesterday as my "new" start date. Why? Well, over the course of the last two years i've lost roughly 75lbs. In the course of the past two weeks i've GAINED back almost 15 of those pounds. So i'm starting back at Day 1 at 259lbs. I'm... Read more

Finding YOU while losing weight...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014      15 comments

When i started this journey a few years ago all i thought about was losing the weight. I had this crazy notion that once i was at "THE" weight everything would fall into place. I imagined falling in love, having babies, looking BEAUTIFUL in the ... Read more

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


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