A new challenge
Thursday, July 05, 2012      1 comments

I'm in week three of seeing the trainer. It's going really well. Though I haven't taken new measurements yet, I can already tell that I feel stronger and more toned. The first day I saw him, he made me do 2 sets of 15 squats, and even though I... Read more
What would Chris Powell do?
Thursday, June 21, 2012      3 comments

After watching two episodes of Extreme Makeover: Weightloss Edition, I picked up Chris Powell's book, Choose To Lose. I started reading it last night after skipping my workout with my trainer due to a horrendous sinus headache and after overeati... Read more
Day 2 with the personal trainer
Friday, June 15, 2012      0 comments

So, this week I did it. I bit the bullet and hired a personal trainer. It's day 2 of seeing him this week, and I feel great. Sore but great. Tired but great. I'm glad I did it, and I'm looking forward to next week. :)... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2012      0 comments

I'm not singing along with the Beastie Boys if you're wondering. I'm thinking about the junk I consumed before bed last night. While I've gotten my weekend eating much more under control now, I've created myself a different problem: One night... Read more
How are you guys handling the weekends?
Saturday, May 05, 2012      0 comments

I've been having a really hard time avoiding derailment nearly every weekend. I came into this weekend with a plan for what I was going to eat and when I was going to run. I felt confident even though I knew I was hosting a birthday party... Read more
A bad day is bound to slip in sometimes
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday was sort of awful. The night before I couldn't sleep and was feeling really emotional. I came in to work super early just because I couldn't stand laying in bed awake any longer. I was buried all day at work. Money has been a big s... Read more
I'm doing it y'all!
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      1 comments

I've been trying to lose this last 50 pounds for over a year now! Last year I was finishing my Master's degree and going through a divorce. My sister and her two kids moved here to live with my daughter and I, and my sister's good ol' Southern... Read more
I'm fat AND happy!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

Don't let my title fool you. I'm not happy to be obese, but I am obese, and these days, I'm incredibly happy! There are a lot of reasons behind this new found happiness, but one of the main reasons is that I feel like I've finally managed to m... Read more
Keeping that motivation!
Friday, March 30, 2012      0 comments

My weightloss journey continues. After a year long hiatus from the weightloss scene, I've finally rediscovered my motivation, and the timing couldn't be better! Right as spring is exploding outside, and warm weather has already taken over, I'm... Read more
So something clicked...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      0 comments

And just like I never lost it, that motivation is back - you know that feeling that you can do this, that you're into it, you envision that healthy person you want to be and you believe it's going to happen, you make good decisions, and you feel... Read more
Finding energy
Monday, February 27, 2012      0 comments

Last night I went to bed with a renewed vigor that I actually still have now, in the waking hours. Before bed last night, I spent some time reading Spark articles, looking for ways to boost my energy levels and to fight what might be a mild ... Read more
Weekend Weight Gain
Sunday, January 22, 2012      0 comments

I lost 4 pounds by Friday's weigh-in this past week. A+. Then I spent the weekend with my boyfriend, my best friend, and her husband celebrating my friend's husband's birthday and my daughter's birthday. Between the cake, the finger foods, and... Read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      2 comments

I woke up this morning to a nasty email from my ex-husband. He's in Korea for 3 more weeks, and then he'll be back in Georgia. I'm so glad that I had the balls to go through with this entire ordeal. He gives me confirmation every time he writ... Read more
New Orleans Challenge
Sunday, January 15, 2012      0 comments

My best friend is turning 30 at the end of August, and to celebrate it, a group of us are going to New Orleans for an extended Labor Day weekend fora festival called Southern Decadence. The 7 of us that are going, including Scott, my boyfriend ... Read more
The truth of the matter
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      2 comments

This has not been an easy year. I'm disappointed to report that I'm pulling out all of my winter work clothes, and everything I was wearing last year still fits this year. That means, overall for the year, my weight has not changed. It is rea... Read more

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