That's it- no more scale
Yep I had it right before....the scale is not my friend. My previous trainer told me not to use a scale, but to use body measurements and how my clothes fit/feel, to assess progress. That's what I was doing before, and that's what was working. ... Read more
accountability and changes
My former trainer left the gym, so I got a new trainer at the beginning of the year. He believes in taking regular measurements, and tracking progress with weight. So I am back to weighing myself every now and then. It is ONE tool, and not the d... Read more
Just a quick update.
I haven't weighed myself in months!!! It is so strange to not know what I weigh! ALL my life, (young adult-adulthood) I have weighed myself on a regular basis. But, I started strength training and my new trainer said "... Read more
UPDATE: In April I started going to a new PT. I am SO happy I made this choice. I thought I could do it on my own, but I realized the hard way that I need a program to follow, and I need accountability. It is a female trainer this time, and s... Read more
Blogging AGAIN! ON MY OWN
I haven't written a blog in over a year! Last entry was October 2014. 2015 was a very busy, hectic year full of changes.
One big change I made was to stop going to my personal trainer in July 2015. My trainer was great in the beginning!... Read more
Monthly check in: Sweetness
The past few weeks have been in a word...awesome.
I have been consistently weight training and doing my cardio every day.
(Sunday being my day of rest)
My muscles feel strong. And my mood has been so fantastic that I can't even begi... Read more
Monthly check in: Yowza
I have had a rough couple of weeks. I weighed myself a couple weeks ago, and it showed I gained a pound. GAINED. So I freaked out. Went completely out of control, said "forget this" to myself, and did what I wanted. Meaning I didn't work out... Read more
I'm a 10! NOW- NEW GOALS!
I haven't posted on here in a LONG time. Here is a super quick catch up!
I reached all my goals this summer!!! I fit into my blue suit, I had FANTASTIC labs at my last physical, and I have size 10 shorts! Yippee! Willbea10, is a 10!! ... Read more
Monthly check in- Make it work.
I just realized I didn't check in for April. Well, that is probably ok because it really wouldn't be any different than what I will be saying here.
Life is for learning, and boy am I learning. It has finally sunk in that my body is very u... Read more
Monthly check in- hanging tough
Well, My weight has fluctuated a bit this past month. Up and down but just within a few pounds of last month. This is mostly due to not watching, meaning being careful of, everything I eat. And not eating as healthy as I can, and should. But, ... Read more
V-DAY blow out!!
My husband and I went away, left the kids, and had a fabulous couple of days to ourselves for valentines day. I could have chosen to eat well during that time, but I actually chose not to. What?!?! Didn't I just post about my 20lb loss?? Yeah... Read more
PHOTO- After losing 20+ pounds!
I have lost 22 pounds and have decided to post a progress photo!
I am not at my goal, but yet it is a fun milestone to celebrate, so I figured a photo is a good way to do that!
So, here's to my first 20lb loss! Oh, and I got a hairc... Read more
Photo- SKIRT BURNING!
I have posted on my page that one of my goals is to "burn size 14 skirt!". Well, here it is! I burned it! This skirt has been too big for me for many months now, but I finally got around to doing the burning ceremony! It was a great celebrat... Read more
Monthly check-in- 20lbs+ gone!
Almost 22 pounds have left my body! HOORAY! And I survived the holidays without too much backtracking. Now I am looking at my original goal of wanting to lose 28 pounds, I am seeing how that won't get me to exactly what I want. But before I g... Read more
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Monthly check-in: 19.7 pounds gone!
Sooooo close to my 20 pound loss! Yahooo!! I wasn't sure what the scale would do to me today when I got on it. I haven't been eating the greatest foods lately. But, I have been active, and still working out with my personal trainer. So today... Read more