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Making the Cut
Monday, September 24, 2012      12 comments

Plateaus suck. Suck, suck, SUCK! I have been on this plateau for well over a year and, well, let me just say it has been rough. I've tried counting calories, I've tried eating clean. I've used the hell out of my Fitbook but nothing. Nada, Zi... Read more
Moving on with my journey.
Friday, September 21, 2012      12 comments

It is terribly hard to find and stem motivation at times when things just seem to stagnate. I will admit it fully, I have been on an excruciating plateau that has been stubborn and unbreakable. What keeps me going? I am stubborn. ... Read more
BLC Week 1 recap and a bit of perspective...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      4 comments

How did week 1 go? It depends on how I decide to look at it. I could look at it from the perspective of what my scale told me. Up a pound. Damn! I could decide to let that define me and ruin my day, my week, throw in the towel and wan... Read more
BLC Round 20 twelve week plan for SUCCESS! -- Pic heavy!
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      23 comments

I have been on SP for well over five years now and this is my first attempt at a BLC. I am pretty stoked! I'm ready. I have my Fitbook close, I've been evaluating and re-evaluating my 12 week plan... goals... whatever you wanna call them. ... Read more
Week 1 September 80% Challenge, the return of an old friend and other various musings for a Friday..
Friday, September 07, 2012      7 comments

This week I kicked off my 80% challenge for September to focus heavily on nutrition. I eat good, very good in fact, but I am working to tweak a few habits that have managed to sneak up on me. So, how did it go for me? ... Read more
September's 80% Challenge
Thursday, August 30, 2012      7 comments

August is done and September is on its way faster than it seems possible! OY! Where has this year gone? I mean, really?...... I have had my eyes opened. Really opened. You know how it is when you hear something, read something even KNO... Read more
Renewed Spirit
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      9 comments

I've had my spirit renewed. I've managed to rekindle some motivation and stem that extra UMPF that keeps me going. Seeing the scale move has helped, I'll admit it. It is nice to know that my scale *isn't* really busted (ha-ha!) like I was... Read more
Pardon the Interruption.......
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      6 comments

I've made a decision. I pressed the restart button and I pressed it HARD!! I've been doing Turbo Fire for four weeks with nothing to show for it (well minus a LOVE for this workout ... Read more
Pressing the Reset Button
Friday, August 17, 2012      10 comments

Ok so I went back and read my frustration blog and I sit here humbled and slightly embarrassed. We all have to vent once in awhile. Sometimes it is a childish boo-hoo rant. Other times it is more put together and thought out. That is whe... Read more
Frustration! =/
Friday, August 17, 2012      3 comments

I am so effing frustrated right now I don't even know where to begin.... Okay so I am going on four weeks since I quit b/f my little man and I am stuck. The scale is stuck. Not going anywhere. Nada. NO budge. Nothing. Nothing in about... Read more
August Challenge -- week 1
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      5 comments

I've designated August to be my month to take my body back since I've either been preggo or breastfeeding over the last two years. I am feeling a bit better about the weaning but it has been a rough ride for me. My little man was more than rea... Read more
Closing the Book on July and Looking Forward to August
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      7 comments

Um, where did July go? I find it hard to believe it has come and gone already.... July was a successful month for me, I feel. Scale still isn't budging much but I think now that I am done with breastfeeding (still sad about this -- I have str... Read more
There and Gone. A sad day for me...
Thursday, July 26, 2012      8 comments

Today is a tough day. I am having a terrible time turning off my tears. My baby turns one on Saturday and where as I am so happy on one hand (I know the joys and fun times ahead in toddlerhood) I am so very, very sad on the other. There is n... Read more
My New Adventure
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      8 comments

Well, after much debate. Its been done.... Yes! I mentioned in passing the other day to my hubs that I was interested in Turbo Fire but I figured I would wait for a... Read more
Ah the pure bliss of sleeeeeep!!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      4 comments

Sleep is never overrated. Never. I ended last week super exhausted with my little man waking so early. Come to find out he's been cutting teeth so I started him on some homeopathic teething tablets and his sleep has been BLISS! It was nice t... Read more

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