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The negative voice in my head...and learning to drown it out!
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      2 comments

Our company is celebrating it's 30th Anniversary this week. I was putting some slides together with photos of employees, which required going through old photos from past events. I've been with the company for 11 years, ok almost 12, so there ... Read more
Weightloss has changed my life...some good...some bad...but all in all, I couldn't be happier.
Thursday, May 05, 2016      2 comments

My weight and body issues have been a constant in my life since 3rd grade. I remember my Mom taking me to a nutritionist in 3rd grade to help with my eating and weight. What I didn't realize is that her attempt to help planted that little seed... Read more
Fitting in
Monday, September 28, 2015      6 comments

I'm not talking about fitting in with the crowd...I'm talking about fitting into airplane seats! Took my daughter down to Disney last week. We took a flight down to Orlando, and then 2 flights to Pensacola...and each flight, the seats seemed t... Read more
Breaking through a plateau - FINALLY!
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      4 comments

For the past several weeks, I've hovered at the 30lb mark. The scale has fluctuated up and down, but never below 30lbs...UNTIL TODAY!! Finally! It took a little more consciousness on my part to break through. I'd gotten a little off track wi... Read more
Friday, August 21, 2015      5 comments

So, I'm beaming today. Received this picture from a recent hike with my family and can't believe the difference in my body! I'm getting close to the 30lb mark! ... Read more
The new me!
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      2 comments

Wow, it's amazing the difference a few months can make. I'm just kind of rock'n and roll'n. Seems that I've kicked my emotional eating habits. I wont' say I am 100% over it, but I definitely have more control. I'm officially down 25lbs! My... Read more
Slow and Steady - 20 lbs down!
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      2 comments

There are days when I'm thrilled with my progress and feel like a I'm so different now...not only in appearance, but in my confidence and just how I eat and take care of myself. But then there are other times when I get frustrated with the slow... Read more
Pushing myself
Wednesday, May 20, 2015      1 comments

I've reached this point with my fitness where I really enjoy pushing myself a little harder each time. On Saturday night, it was pushing my yoga poses a little further. Today, it was speeding up the treadmill and sticking with it to the end. ... Read more
A new lifestyle
Monday, May 18, 2015      1 comments

We had the typical game, Girl Scouts, cleaning and shopping. As I tried to wrangle the kids into bed last night, I realized I never had time to get any fitness in, and it was bothering me. Now, I did run around with the kids,... Read more
Friday, May 08, 2015      2 comments

I felt confident enough to snap a progressing pic at the gym this week! It feels so great to be doing this! On Tuesday, I couldn't go to the gym because I had an appointment, and I seriously considered canceling my appointment just to go! ... Read more
13 Pounds Gone! Healthy Body Here!
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      5 comments

I'm down 13lbs today! I can't believe it! One of these days I'll start taking my other measurements because I know my body is changing more than the scale is showing. Clothes are fitting better, and my belly just doesn't seem quite so bumpy. ... Read more
It's being noticed!
Wednesday, April 22, 2015      5 comments

The scale and I have a love/hate relationship. Ok, mostly hate. I get on the scale and it's up or the same. So on days when I don't see the scale moving, it's really gratifying to hear..."Wow, you look great! How much have you lost?". ... Read more
It's not's you
Wednesday, April 15, 2015      0 comments

Dear Body, I love you. I love that I have strong legs that can jog up steps, walk in heels, and carry an armload of kids and their things up a flight of stairs. I love that my arms are getting stronger each week. My daughter just poin... Read more
I'm my Confidence showing???
Monday, April 06, 2015      0 comments

Maybe it's turning 40, maybe it's recent success at work, maybe it's just because it's spring! But something has changed inside of me. It's amazing! I've gotten back into my gym routine, and love it. During soccer practice, I walk the tra... Read more
One Day at a Time...November 6
Thursday, November 06, 2014      0 comments

One step at a time, one day at a time. I'm feeling good this week. What I've done: 1.) Tuesday I went back to the gym and worked out for an hour (cardio & weights) 2.) I have committed to drinking a bottle of water before drinking my d... Read more

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