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adjusting my vocabulary
Thursday, January 18, 2018      5 comments

As part of a personal goal for growth and a more positive outlook, I’ve been more aware of my thoughts. Now, random things will always float through our brains and it’s up to us to either push it away (cause sometimes brains think stupid thing... Read more
working with a nutritionist
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      5 comments

Ever feel overwhelmed by how many weight loss programs there are? Whole30, Paleo, Keto, Weight Watchers, Atkins, etc...the Internet while a lovely tool can be overwhelming especially when looking for help and guidance to lose weight. So I sough... Read more
and now, I wait
Friday, January 12, 2018      3 comments

I had my blood work today to test my thyroid and hormones.... and now I wait. I remember back in 2012-2014 when I was constantly being tested for different possibilities that were causing my symptoms I would have anxiety attacks waiting for m... Read more
adding fuel to the fire
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      3 comments

Over the years I have heard so many tips for losing weight, tips that aren’t necessarily true and worse are unhealthy, but that have messed up the way I look at food. On top of that, food has been a comfort when I am emotional. Changing the way ... Read more
relaxation
Thursday, January 04, 2018      4 comments

tonight I decided while Hubby was out with the boys for wings that I would treat myself to a nice long bubble bath with a face mask and a good book. My pup just wanted to play ball so she barged in, barked and was so playful she made me laugh. I... Read more
but, why not me?
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      4 comments

I was binge watching the show chopped on hulu over the weekend with my husband, and amazed how many times people kept saying "I dont put limitations on myself, because I believe with hard work I can do anything" or something similar. And just ye... Read more
its only January 2nd & I already had to make a doctors appointment
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      3 comments

About 3 times a year, I am in excruciating pain. My back from my mid-buttcheek to my ribcage tense and spasm and leave me unable to walk. Last week after suffering from the stomach flu, I managed to hurt my back. On the 19th I basically ambushed... Read more
a little new year reminder
Monday, January 01, 2018      2 comments

it is OK if you didnt crush your resolutions in 2017 it is OK if you didnt work out the last day in December or the first day in January it is OK if you dont have big weight loss goals for 2018 I look back at old blogs after not logging... Read more
come from a place of yes
Saturday, March 26, 2016      8 comments

I have an amazing yoga instructor who asks us every class to set an intention for our practice, and usually I take the class to remind myself that I am enough, I am strong and I am powerful. She reminds us that what we can do today is good enoug... Read more
delicate
Monday, March 14, 2016      5 comments

imagine you see a grown man yelling at a 5 year old because he struck out during a little league game. you would probably feel absolutely horrible for that little kid and want to put that man in his place. so why is it okay for YOU to yell ... Read more
what motivates you?
Sunday, March 13, 2016      6 comments

I JUST WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR NOMINATING ME AS A SPARKPEOPLE MOTIVATOR! I actually just found out today that I was the Sparkpeople Motivator of the Day on February 24th. I am so thankful to have so many wonderful people with me on this journe... Read more
uhh no I can't eat that....
Monday, February 22, 2016      6 comments

there are so many foods I can't eat... potato chips, milk, bananas, peanut butter, soda, sushi, rice, honey, cream cheese, girl scout cookies, ice cream, apples, mozzarella sticks, bagels, potatoes, pepperoni, quinoa, coffee, red meat, hot ... Read more
stop the excuses
Sunday, February 21, 2016      14 comments

As you read (or maybe didn't and that's OK) I have lost 20 lbs! But since losing the weight, I keep hearing people say, "it must be so much easier for you" "you can lose weight because you are younger" "you have more time on your hand... Read more
another milestone
Saturday, February 20, 2016      10 comments

I am going to brag about myself, so just a heads up. I FINALLY DID IT. I LOST 20 LBS! I would dream about the day that I was down 20 lbs...almost the same way I dream about hitting my goal weight. There is just something about 20 lbs ... Read more
a butterfly
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      9 comments

I had an amazing workout at the gym. And then on the drive home out of nowhere, I started to cry. I wish I could find the right words to explain, but I felt lighter. It was almost as if, something had been wrapping me and I was able to bre... Read more

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