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Slight Setback
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      2 comments

Well, I may have celebrated my previous victory too soon! I gained 4-5lbs back and am feeling less toned than I was before at the same weight. I have only let up on my workouts slightly, but I know the major issue is my diet. I think I sta... Read more
The payoff!
Monday, May 20, 2013      2 comments

After 4 months of working out, I've officially lost 17lbs! I am motivated to continue the changes I have made and drop the last 6 lbs! The most surprising part of the journey has been how losing the weight helped highlight other areas that ... Read more
Finally! Progress:-)
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      1 comments

I found my secret weapon, Spin class! I was feeling like I had hit a plateau and then I started going to spin class 2-4x per week. I am seeing the difference. I finally got back into some of my old clothes and am on my way to hitting my target w... Read more
Struggling to stay positive
Monday, March 25, 2013      0 comments

So I am reading ALL the articles and getting feedback about the best ways to lose this last 10 lbs. In 2.5 months I have lost about 9 lbs which while good, isn't as much as I thought I could lose based on my activity level and diet. I try t... Read more
Have I started to plateau?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      1 comments

I weighed myself this morning and have maintained the 139lbs from a little under two weeks ago. I am keeping up with my workouts but feel like the number on the scale seems to be stuck! I have read differing opinions about how many calorie... Read more
Week 6, 8lbs lost!
Friday, February 22, 2013      4 comments

It has been an up and down journey over the last 6 weeks, but as slow as it has felt, the scale doesn't lie! I am officially 8lbs down from where I was at the beginning of January!!! I have read that the first 6 weeks is when your body is a... Read more
Totally went off the deep end:-(
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      4 comments

I had been trying to slowly work toward a juice fast by making veggie juice for breakfast and eating as normal. The last few days I tried to increase the juice to account for breakfast and lunch. I was doing pretty well and feeling good about ho... Read more
Thanks for all the positive vibes!
Friday, February 01, 2013      0 comments

I was feeling really down earlier this week, but the positive comments helped reaffirm that I am on the right track. I had a great workout this afternoon and have my first ever aerial yoga class tonight. I am really excited. I have never attempt... Read more
Focusing on Health this week, rather than weight.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      3 comments

I have to admit, I am feeling really disappointed today. I have been going to the gym consistently, eating within my allotted calorie/ nutrition plan and taking weekly classes and nightly walks. I have actually gained a pound back! I know muscle... Read more
Harder week, but there is a bright spot!
Friday, January 25, 2013      2 comments

This week was a little disappointing for me from the perspective of how much I exercised. I had pretty good momentum going Monday but knew that I would have limited exercise on Tuesday due to a busy schedule and not being at work. My gym is clos... Read more
Another week down!
Friday, January 18, 2013      1 comments

I was a cardio fool this week and have been feeling a lot better as a result. I have only lost 1.5lbs, but that is getting me closer to my goal! 20.5 more lbs to go! I am so happy that I have had some success. This gives me the motivation... Read more
Baby steps to a better body...
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

Day 3 of New Year’s Resolution. I got off to a slow start on going from my current 147lb “Bertha” body to a more svelte “Beyonce” body by April 1st. So far this week, I have done 76mins of cardio and am scheduled for another 30 mins... Read more