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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Self Diagnosis: Phantom Fat Syndrome
Monday, October 25, 2010      65 comments

Sounds like it could be a real condition right hehe? Have you ever heard of how people after they experience the lose of a limb say they still feel it there even years after the loss? That is kind of how I feel sometimes. After losing 73 lbs I a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My dream wedding dress pics
Thursday, October 21, 2010      146 comments

Yes, this is a 2 blog kind of day. The wedding is in January of 2012 in his home city of Medellin, Colombia. I plan events and weddings for a living so you would think I would have it all figured out but I just haven't felt like thinking about i... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Learning to let go of jealousy
Thursday, October 21, 2010      129 comments

Thanks everyone for voting my blog yesterday a popular blog! It made me so proud to read all of your amazing supportive comments. I have worked hard to get here and it makes it even better to have so much love and support. Several comments menti... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 73 lbs lost picture
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      183 comments

Here is the first picture that I have had taken in the last 14 years that I actually felt like I am starting to look thin. I decided not to also post a before pic because I feel like I just want to celebrate who I am now and how far I have come ... Read more
Experimenting with food tracking and life ramblings
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      24 comments

This weekend was interesting. I am finding I actually eat healthier when I am off on the weekends than I do at my job. Being surrounded by gourmet chef's all day isn't so good for the temptation aspect of eating healthier. When my hunny and I co... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts You don't have to be perfect to be happy
Friday, October 15, 2010      240 comments

Yesterday as I was leaving work to go to the gym I saw an older man walking home. He was still wearing his smock from the local grocery store and his gait was labored as he had to swing himself heavily from side to side. At first I felt pity for... Read more
The giving season is rapidly approaching
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      24 comments

When I started on this path to be the person that I always wanted to be in my heart a year ago, I decided I wanted to give back to the less fortunate. I am lucky enough to have a nice place to live and food on the table and I know first hand wha... Read more
Just not feeling like me
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      35 comments

For the last 3 days have just felt off. I can't quite put my finger on it but just pretty blah. Tired, very irritable, just overall completely exhausted mentally and physically. No I am not pregnant which is what people keep asking me. My boss l... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How I keep motivated at the gym
Monday, October 11, 2010      37 comments

I will admit that in the beginning I focused mostly on my food intake and put little emphasis on working out. I still did it but not enough and sometimes I gave it a half effort. With the weight still coming off I didn't really worry about it. W... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Milestone! I don't waddle anymore. Non-scale victories
Thursday, October 07, 2010      187 comments

Ok, stop laughing. I never would have admitted it back when I did and if anyone had ever pointed it out I probably would have clawed their eyes out. The guy at the gym decided to take on elliptical girl again, and he lost, instead of admitting ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Want to know a secret? Positivity doesn't have to come naturally
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      122 comments

I have gotten so many comments and goodies telling me I am so positive and that people find that so inspirational. Thank you so much for those words from each and every one of you. It means a lot to me so I am going to let you in on a secret....... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I have become "one of those people" at the gym
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      268 comments

Last night I was rocking out on the elliptical again when I noticed the guy next to me kept checking the minutes on my machine etc. Just a few months ago I would have thought he was wondering how a fat person could keep up but with my new found ... Read more
I beat my craving into submission
Sunday, October 03, 2010      30 comments

Friday afternoon quite frankly sucked. My boss is one of those people that has huge mood swings and takes them out on everyone. Apparently, according to her, I am too sensitive because when she talks to me rude and sarcastic that offends me. She... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Letting go of the fat girl
Friday, October 01, 2010      47 comments

I don't really remember a time when I felt good about what my body looked like. Even in high school when I played 3 varsity sports and worked out 2+ hours a day 6 days a week I never felt small, delicate or thin. When I look back at those pictur... Read more
You look so young
Thursday, September 30, 2010      27 comments

That is what the no more than 20 year old cashier said to me when she checked my ID while I was buying beer for my fiancé. I smiled and said "thanks, you just made my day". She kept staring at me and said "I am sorry, I don't mean to be rude, bu... Read more

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