Sunday, July 21, 2013      3 comments

"Frustration" doesn't even begin to cover it. After working harder than I ever have at the gym this past week, I gained over two pounds again. Some might say it's muscle, and I would have to disagree in this case. I have been at this life... Read more
Saturday, July 20, 2013      3 comments

For every drop of sweat shed, I will think of the dance instructor from my grade school years who looked me up and down every time I moved across the room...the scathing eyes that judged a hole in my head. I will think of the kids in my dance c... Read more
Skinny does not equal fit.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      2 comments

After years of hearing something over and over and never really believing it, I got to see it in action. Tonight I got on this beastly machine I lovingly call the "Stairlyptical" -- it's a cross between a StairMaster and an elliptical, and ... Read more
Fresh outlook
Monday, July 08, 2013      1 comments

Thank you to everyone who encouraged me on my last two blog entries. I just got home from a very successful night at the gym. I kicked butt, and though I felt and saw the stares of the slim and trim, I just kept right on going, working tha... Read more
Frustration and sadness.
Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday, I had a miserable experience at the gym. It may have been all in my head, but it hurt nonetheless. My husband has been a faithful workout partner, which really helps in keeping me motivated. Recently, at the suggestion of sever... Read more
Losing Hope
Sunday, June 30, 2013      10 comments

I am so beyond frustrated. For the past nearly two months, I have been unable to leave the cursed 230s. I have exercised regularly (at least three times each week for an hour and a half each time), and I have eaten sensibly within my calor... Read more