How many wake up calls does one need?
Well, here we go again. I started this journey in 2010 and by 2012, I went from weighing 366-160. It's 2018, and I'm 272. One of the hardest parts of looking at myself in the mirror is remembering that not so long ago, my body was exactly whe... Read more
This is Hard...
My clothes are starting not to fit. I'm not happy with myself for the weight gain, but I feel like there is nothing I can do. I feel like I'm constantly battling my weight because of this birth control pill. Part of me wants to stop taking th... Read more
I feel like I'm always starting over and trying to make changes. However, as long as I never quit, I feel like I am successful. This month my goal is to lose 10 pounds. For every 5 pounds lost I have a reward. For the first 5 pounds, I will g... Read more
4 Days? WHAT!?!
So I woke up this morning and went to workout! My goal was 3 early morning workouts! Well, I blasted that goal by getting myself up at 5 AM this morning and going anyways! I workout at the gym that I teach Zumba at and even the guy at the fro... Read more
5 AM Workout
I work up this morning for the first time in weeks and went and lifted weights. I miss hitting the gym like I use too; however, my life is so dang busy. I have never been as busy as I am right now. It's starting to take a toll on me, but I'm ... Read more
What is it about me?
What is it about me that screams I want to be taken advantage of? Yesterday, I wrote about my ex who took my money. Well, I have this friend that I've been hanging with and today he was supposed to wash my Mercedes. Now mind you, I've only ha... Read more
Where Life Takes Us...
My life is always in a whirlwind. I'm not happy about the craziness of life. I've dated a really big loser that ran through my money just like the ex husband and last boyfriend; however, I am determined to get my life back. I shouldn't have e... Read more
5 Reasons for me to be healthy!
1) So I can be a role model for all of my fabulous group fitness people!
2) So I can start running again!
3) To be sexy for myself.
4) To live a healthy life!
5) To be the best me that I can be!... Read more
Happy 3 years to me!
Guess what today is?
It's my anniversary! Today is my Zumba Instructor Anniversary! 6 years ago, if you would have told me I would be teaching fitness classes, I would have told you that you were crazy! I cannot imagine my days without a... Read more
Day 2 of Advocare Cleanse
I love advocare spark so I decided to try the cleanse. I'm on day 2, and I haven't had a bowel movement. I sure do hope I have one soon because the bloat is not too awesome. I hate feeling bloated, etc. Hope with this cleanse, I am able to r... Read more
Eating for Health
This weekend when I was making my grocery list, my zumba instructor's voice came into my head and told me that everything that I eat doesn't have to taste good. I realized this and made some much healthier choices for the week than I have been ... Read more
A Few Bad Choices...
I made a few bad choices today foodwise. It's okay though because I made this amazing Taco Pizza tonight!
I'm excited about getting back in the kit... Read more
My class load has increased. Some days I am teaching at least 2 classes a night. I am thinking that it's going to get old soon! I may need to dial it down a bit before I get bored with it again! Only one class tonight though!... Read more
I find myself getting even more busy as the days go by. I always have somewhere to be...something to do. My journey has become less important through the years; however, today I vow to take it back! I'm ready to begin again! I haven't stoppe... Read more
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It's become so hard for me to stay faithful to Sparkpeople after all of the other apps or sites that I am a part of. However, I'm going to make it a decision to be faithful again because it is here that I found my weightloss support and tools t... Read more