G_TWINS's Blogs

2016 a year of Maintenance
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      4 comments

A year of Maintenance - I am proud of the fact that I am not up for the year. In fact, I am actually down 0.6 for the year. It has not been an easy year to say the least. I intended to loss the last 10 and make goal. I have accepted sometimes ... Read more
potlucks and buffets UGH
Thursday, September 24, 2015      3 comments

I read somewhere the top reasons for losing weight listed below. What are my personal reasons? Peace and empowerment. I want peace in my life. Nothing rattles my cage like begin forced to do something and feeling powerless in situations. It get... Read more
Golden rules (some of them)
Monday, September 21, 2015      2 comments

1. If it is for keeps then it is a lifestyle change not something you will do right now but can and will do forever. 2. Do your best right now – Make it a Fresh start daily. Let the past be in the past. 3. One small step at a time then rep... Read more
I’ll start on Monday
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      6 comments

I’ll start on Monday. Have you ever said I’ll start on Monday or I start right after my birthday, the summers over, the wedding or vacation? If I could go back and shake myself out of that thought pattern I would. Did you know every time I utter... Read more
2015 mid year review
Friday, June 19, 2015      5 comments

Did you know that 2015 has been hard on weight loss for me. I have had 13 losses and 12 gains during my weekly Wight ins. Net loss for this year of 4.2. I have lots of reasons for this but no excuses. I am beyond excuses at this point. I have n... Read more
Jan - May 2015 update
Friday, May 29, 2015      3 comments

Down at WI 0.6 this week and for the month May-15 (0.8). That’s 4 months straight of slow steady progress. Jan-15 2.8 Feb-15 (3.2) Mar-15 (2.4) Apr-15 (0.4) May-15 (0.8) I am down a total of 114.8 (109.6 with Weight Watche... Read more
Food Tracker Friend or Foe
Wednesday, January 14, 2015      3 comments

I have been with WW and for the last 4+ years and have always been fighting with my food tracker. First, learning to get in the habit of tracking then not want to admit what I was eating and sometimes being too lazy. I gave the tracker the powe... Read more
2014 a year in review
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      4 comments

What a great year! I lost 40.4 lbs in 2014 making it a grand total of 110.8 (105.6 with Weight Watchers)! Finish my first ½ marathon Set personal records for deadlifts, squats, barbell row, overhead press and bench press! Hit a new pers... Read more
There comes a point
Friday, October 10, 2014      3 comments

There comes a point in your weight loss journey where you have accumulated enough losses that you cannot undo your progress overnight, in a week or two and maybe even months. I am not perfect but I am strong and determined. It feels so good that... Read more
Octobers Goals
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      6 comments

So the last time I hit a major milestone under 200lbs I stayed the in that range (203 – 197) for about 1 year and went up and down past 200 then back up 9 times before I moved past it. No weight loss goal for me in October. I would like to break... Read more
I am on a podcast and other Awesomeness
Monday, September 22, 2014      3 comments

If you ever wanted to here more about my story losing 100lbs here it is. I am on a podcast! http://www.halfsizeme.com/13
7/ Today is my Wedding Anniversary! Another victory. ... Read more
A speed bump not a road block
Saturday, September 06, 2014      5 comments

I have been 100 % OP for 4 days!! I was trying carb cycling and hit officially 100lbs down with WW last week. It sent me off the rails into out of control eating and a gain of 5lbs. I decided that I would not let this go any further. I am keepin... Read more
August reflections – September Goals
Friday, August 22, 2014      4 comments

I am in such a good place right now! August is coming to a close and I have reached or will reach most of my goals. My weight loss goal may come down to the wire. I will fight for it because I want it. September I am working on the followi... Read more
Self-Sabotage – A learning curve
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      6 comments

Is this normal? Is anyone else addicted to the fight? I’d like break this cycle thoughts / suggestions? I learned that when I get close to a goal like say 100 official WW # lost. I always resist it. I behave in ways that are not c... Read more
Goal - It’s just a matter of time
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      3 comments

Because ……. I believe I am worth the effort. I know I will not quit. Quitting is not an option. I don’t have to be perfect. I stumble a lot but I just get right back up. I will never beat myself up over slow progress or stand still... Read more

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