Not waiting for January 1st to get back on the wagon
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      3 comments

I have to be completely honest...I fell off after I felt like all of my effort was for naught. Two months of exercise and dieting for only 4lbs. I felt defeated and a little pissed. So, I reverted back to old habits, but as a result I began to f... Read more
Re-evaluating and executing a new plan
Sunday, October 09, 2011      2 comments

So my initial strategy was a bust. I did not see the numbers I expected. But, it was not a complete loss. I proved to myself that it DOES take diet and exercise to make this thing happen. I now have to apply some critical thinking skills and ref... Read more
Pulling out my hair. 2lbs in a month??!!!
Saturday, October 08, 2011      5 comments

I don't know what happened but I am not happy about the results. I have been working out for a month at least 3 times a week and all I dropped is 2lbs. I have to say I am a little bummed. I have basically stayed in my calorie range and stuck wit... Read more
2 more days 'till the weigh-in
Thursday, October 06, 2011      0 comments

I am really excited. I just finished week 4, day 1 of my 5K Walking Challenge. If everything goes according to schedule race day will be Friday the 14th. This will be my first 5K: something I thought was an impossible task just a little over a m... Read more
Much respect for the mommies on this journey/Getting back into the swing of things.
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      1 comments

This weekend I participated in the rent-a-baby program. I watched my nieces and nephews for a total of 5 kids converging on my house all at once. They range in ages from 10 years to 4 months. So, needless to say it was almost impossible to stick... Read more
8 days 'till D-day
Friday, September 30, 2011      1 comments

The weigh in is 8 days away. I have really mixed emotions. I hate weighing myself. It can be a source of motivation or an extreme disappointment. I began my journey on September 8th, 2011 with the intention of simply getting active. So, I have d... Read more
Another personal best
Friday, September 23, 2011      2 comments

I am really loving this 5k your way walking challenge. It is keeping me motivated, giving me structure and something to work toward. I have completed week 2 and feeling good. I upped the miles per hour today and realized that I was being too saf... Read more
Feeling better and back on track.
Thursday, September 22, 2011      1 comments

The last two days have presented me with debilitating migraines and fatigue. When I woke up this morning and my head was still attached to my body, I realized I was free of the migraine and it was time to get back in the game. I took down that 2... Read more
Hold the mayo and make it an open-face
Monday, September 19, 2011      5 comments

Last week I posted a blog entry about how I was beginning to realize what I was really eating versus what I thought. I really thought that lemonaise was more healthful than regular mayo. And I just KNEW my veggie burger was as healthy as it came... Read more
Confessions of a wing-oholic
Monday, September 19, 2011      5 comments

Hi, my name is LaDon and I'm a wing-oholic. This would be my introduction in my wing-oholic's anonymous meetings if they existed. But since they don't, I will share my confessions with you all. Chicken wings are my weakness. I have been cr... Read more
Suffering from "Portion Distortion"
Saturday, September 17, 2011      6 comments

This is my third blog entry today. This was not my intention but I had to write this one. I have realized that I am truly suffering from "Portion Distortion". My planned lunch today was banana-nut cheerios (1cup), soy milk (1cup) and a banana. W... Read more
Personal best
Saturday, September 17, 2011      2 comments

I missed my 10am workout time because, to be completely honest, I was totally sleepy. I did not forfeit my workout all together. When I woke up I got right to it...after I drunk some water of course :) . It felt really good. 1.5miles at an 8.0 p... Read more
Saturday, September 17, 2011      1 comments

Good morning everyone! Its a bit cloudy and cool here, but a beautiful morning nonetheless. I am grateful for this day and for all those who share it with me. I got up this morning well before the sun and had my morning prayer which has me felli... Read more
Sleeping with the enemy (well, not exactly): Diet Sabotoge
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      6 comments

Almost everyone is financial strapped these days. To attempt to combat this my husband and I are living with the in-laws. Wasn't really a super big deal until a turn of events caused his dad and mom to be home everyday. Our dietary goals could n... Read more
EPIC Fail!
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday was an epic fail for fulfilling my exercise and journalling goals. Come to think of it, I failed at tracking my food and reaching my water consumption goals too. Like I said EPIC fail. But rather than dwell on it I am going to mo... Read more

1 2 Last Page »