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Wednesday, April 29, 2015      4 comments

I am taking part in a BLC interim challenge and today's assignment is to blog about a success in the past year. Since I am feeling down lately this is hard. I feel like I am working hard for nothing. So the success I can think of is I hav... Read more
BLC 26 Expectations
Monday, September 22, 2014      0 comments

I am participating in my first Biggest Loser Challenge. I am so excited. I know for me that I do so much better when I am part of a group. I love the interaction with others and I love to encourage others. I have a few goals for myself o... Read more
2014 Q2 Challenge
Friday, April 04, 2014      4 comments

I have joined a new weight loss challenge to help myself stay motivated. My goals for this quarter: 1. Lose 25 pounds 2. Exercise 30 minutes every day 3. Drink 10 glasses or 80oz of water per day I usually do so much better w... Read more
Feeling frustrated
Friday, March 07, 2014      4 comments

So today I find myself very frustrated. I feel like I am trying so hard at all of this. Why should eating and being healthy be so hard? I am currently trying a low carb approach. So far I do not like it. I don't seem to do well on an... Read more
I've fallen and I can't get up
Monday, December 09, 2013      10 comments

Wow, I am so off the wagon it is pitiful. I feel lost and totally off track. I am not sure what happened. I got injured in September and that is where it began. Then I just kept getting farther and farther away from my healthy lifestyle. I ... Read more
Monday, August 19, 2013      14 comments

I am here to make a scary admission. I have been binging for the past few weeks. I am under a lot of stress and I have been making myself feel better with food. Funny thing is I do not feel better. I feel ashamed. I admitted to my hubby yesterda... Read more
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      3 comments

What a tough few weeks this has been. Do you ever struggle with yourself? I sure have been. I took the past weeks off. I can say that because it was a choice. I choose not to work out and not to eat right. Do I regret it? Yes! I need... Read more
Monday, May 06, 2013      4 comments

I am really enjoying my new life. Last night I was out walking our property with my hubby. It was the first time I could really see how far I have come. I walked the whole property with him. I did not even get tired. I used to get winded an... Read more
HLC Spring Challenge
Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

I am completing my HLC spring challenge and I needed to evaluate how I did. Thought this made a good blog. My original goals for this challenge were: My goals for the 8 weeks are to lose 10 pounds. Increase my cardio. Drink more w... Read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      6 comments

Wow! It is the best word to describe how I feel right now. I got new fit bit last week to try and see just how much I really do. I had no idea how it would encourage me to be more motivated. I average about 6500 steps per day. Better than I... Read more
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      4 comments

Well, I feel like my motivation is really being tested. I try so hard, I eat withing my calories most of the time. In February I had 12 low days, 5 that were 250 over and 10 that were perfect. I exercise 5 days per week. Yet, the scale my ar... Read more
The Big 4-0
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      7 comments

Well, it is my big 4-0! I was so bummed to turn 30 I thought for sure 40 would be awful. It is literally the best birthday ever. When I turned 30 I was over 300 pounds, single, in a dead end job, and I had only a high school diploma. ... Read more
Monday, January 28, 2013      1 comments

Well, it has been a while since I have blogged. Seems like my life just keeps getting busier. I am in my last week of my 30's. It is a good time for reflection. I was really bothered by turning 30, but so far as I approach 40 I do not fe... Read more
Tough times
Monday, November 12, 2012      3 comments

Well, I have not blogged in a while. I have had my ups and downs in the past few weeks. I got sick and then hurt and took a few weeks off. Terrible excuses but true. I got back on and hit my first personal goal. That was great! I keep floa... Read more
Side Effects
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      5 comments

Well, I finanlly got over my hump and started losing again. I was so happy. Been really busy lately went to my first major leage baseball game. This is me 30 pounds ... Read more

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