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New NSV this week!
Sunday, July 09, 2017      2 comments

I had to purchase new denim pants for one of my jobs today, as all my others were worn (and getting loose). I haven't seen a non-scale victory in awhile, so I was pretty excited when I could buy a pair of pants that were one size smaller than th... Read more
Did It All For Nothing??!
Saturday, May 06, 2017      5 comments

So I've written before about how I'm hooked on weight-loss shows. It's so difficult to get upset watching them for all sorts of different reasons! Today I was bothered by something one of the subjects said. She was sent home by the d... Read more
Finding Motivation Through American Weight Loss Shows
Thursday, April 13, 2017      4 comments

I've been on a weight loss documentary kick for awhile. Some time back I found a show called Fat Doctor. It's a British show on medical weight loss through gastric bypass. I've found another show like it which is an American version,... Read more
My last dating experience.
Saturday, November 26, 2016      4 comments

I recently broke up with someone who was not supportive of my new lifestyle, and since I still had some hope that I could find someone to have a happy fun relationship with, I joined an online dating site. I was very skeptical. I got a lot of m... Read more
Dump The Bad Influences
Thursday, November 17, 2016      3 comments

I broke up with the guy I was seeing and now I'm seeing something else... I realized that the guy was hindering me in my goals and wasn't really making my life much better. We were having communication problems (ie. My asking a question and... Read more
Excuses, excuses.
Sunday, June 12, 2016      4 comments

I have a friend who has nothing but excuses for EVERYTHING. It's at the point where it's bothering me. I just can't wrap my head around it. Excuses for not working out: "I feel blah today." Well working out or getting some activity may change... Read more
Big and Dating
Sunday, May 15, 2016      2 comments

Dating is difficult when you're trying to change your lifestyle. After I lost the first 70 pounds, I tried my hand at online dating. I ended up finding someone I enjoyed hanging out with. Turns out, he's obese and has no motivation to be healthy... Read more
BBC Reality Weight Loss Show "Fat Families"
Thursday, January 07, 2016      2 comments

I love this show. There are a couple other similar shows I like as well, but this one is so motivating! I'm 4 episodes in. Now, it's an old series I happened to come across online. So it's no longer, as far as I know airing new episodes. I ... Read more
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      4 comments

I have to say that maintaining is one of the most difficult parts of weight loss. I've been trying to maintain for 2 months now, and so far, I've been doing a good job. Here is a list of things I find helpful to keep in mind: 1. Don't skip ... Read more
NSV's (Non-Scale Victories)
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      3 comments

Honestly, last week is the first time I heard of the NSV. I had been really focused on the scale and measure tape numbers up until recently when I'd experienced other great things. In my last blog, I wrote about how for the first time ... Read more
Fat and Flying.
Friday, May 22, 2015      5 comments

I used to get anxiety over getting on a plane. I'd try to be the first to check-in so that I could get an earlier seating. I felt that if I were one of the last ones on the plane, the other passengers would be looking at me try to get an open se... Read more
Secret Motivation:
Saturday, March 14, 2015      1 comments

I find myself addicted to this show I find episodes for on Youtube. It's about people who are so large that they need gastric bypass. They just can't stop themselves from their eating. They can't walk around their homes. I have to say it's ... Read more
Relationships and Weight-loss
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      1 comments

Ha! I just read this blog on that reminded me of my last relationship and how unsupportive some people can be. The name of the blog is "How Losing Weight Can Hurt Your Relationship." You'd never think that something li... Read more
Running Out Of Reasons to Workout?
Thursday, February 05, 2015      4 comments

With all the run-around we have to do just to live our lives, it gets difficult to get workouts in. We have to work all day, then we have to go home and get things ready for work again tomorrow, feed the family, pay the bills, etc. Maybe some o... Read more
Sugar, sugar
Friday, January 16, 2015      2 comments

Aaww, honey, honey.... I had no idea how bad my addiction to sugar was! I work at a coffee shop at night for extra money, and I used to just help myself to the sweet stuff that I knew were going to just be tossed out at the end of the... Read more

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