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Pushing through!
Saturday, August 03, 2019      4 comments

Last night I woke up in the middle of the night running a high temperature and just not feeling well. All day today I kept saying how bad I felt. Then I realized I was talking myself into being sick. So I decided to stop thinking about how... Read more
It Friday. Woot woot
Friday, August 02, 2019      1 comments

I have never been so happy to see Friday. Lol. This has been one of the longest weeks. However training for a 5K has haloed pass the time. I have a new outlook on life/work balance and have adjusted my hours so that workouts will happen in the... Read more
Loving life!!
Thursday, August 01, 2019      2 comments

Every day brings something new whether it is a struggle or absolute joy. Loving every minute of my life helps me get through the tough times and enjoy those times when I am able to stop and smell the roses. When I look back on my m... Read more
Over thinking!
Wednesday, July 31, 2019      1 comments

Are you the type of person who tends to overthink every situation? Does your mind go to the worst possible outcome to find out later it was just a small issue? This has happened to me a lot lately. I have decided that I am only one pers... Read more
Tuesday, July 30, 2019      3 comments

Have you ever sat and watched the commercials played on the bob tube? I swear every other one is about mouth watering food. Have you ever noticed later in the evening the food commercials play more often? I have hotter to the point I just turn... Read more
I am working on separating work and life.
Monday, July 29, 2019      0 comments

When works seeps into life it can be draining. I am working on separating them so I don’t keep bringing it home and can relax. If I leave it at the door and remind myself it will be there tomorrow no matter what this should help. Suggestio... Read more
Falling off the plan!
Sunday, July 28, 2019      6 comments

When you can't sleep at night, and you find yourself mindlessly eating, do not beat yourself up over what happened. When you slip, you pick yourself up and get back on track. This being said, I found myself grazing at 1 am due to insomni... Read more
Happy Day!
Saturday, July 27, 2019      5 comments

I have been on my plan for 15 weeks and am down 41.5 pounds. I have 47.5 pounds left to lose. I am so excited to share this with everyone. When I first started my journey, I had 99 pounds to lose. I was skeptical about the plan I chose to fol... Read more
My Story!
Thursday, July 25, 2019      2 comments

Growing up, I lived in a home that was not the kindest. I have been battling my weight since I was 24 years old. I have tried every yo-yo diet invented. Lol. I use to correlate being thin with the abuse I received when I was skinny. I had ... Read more
Wednesday, July 24, 2019      3 comments

Today has been an exhausting day. Work stress is starting to come down; however, it is what is playing into the feeling of tiredness. When I came home from work my fiance had dinner made and everything measured out to my plans specificat... Read more
Training for a 5k
Tuesday, July 23, 2019      2 comments

I decided to train for two upcoming 5Ks. One in September and one in October. I am not a runner however, I am a walk/jogger. This is day three and have hit every jog goal. I love how it feels and just might be a runner in the future. ... Read more
Stress at Work!
Monday, July 22, 2019      2 comments

For the past three weeks, I have been under a great deal of stress at work. To the point, I don't want to get out of bed. This usually is not who I am or how I handle things. This morning I decided to get up and smile all day long. I chose t... Read more
Just because I am paying for weight loss system doesn’t mean it is not sustainable!
Sunday, July 21, 2019      4 comments

Here are my weekly goals my coach and I set up. The goals include my calorie breakdown and what percentage of carbs, protein, and good fats I should have. ... Read more
Working the plan works.
Saturday, July 20, 2019      7 comments

This is my journey. If I cheat or slip I pick myself back up and keep moving forward. When I started my journey I was 269 pounds. The heaviest I have ever been. I could not breath when trying to tie my shoes. I decided to make a change. I ... Read more
Rough week equals hard work which pays off!
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      4 comments

For the past week I have had a very rough time at work. I felt as if I could not do anything correctly. I hold myself to a very high standard and did not meet my own goals. After the weekend of worrying, I decided to put my big girl panties on a... Read more

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