Size Confusion and Body Dismorphia
Friday, July 27, 2018 1 comments
I'm no stranger to weight gain and weight loss, be it purposeful or accidental. My weight has ranged from 193 lbs when I was 16, to 122 lbs when I was 24, and then all the way back up again. I'm sitting in the mid 160's as I write this, hoping t... Read more
What am I even doing?
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 1 comments
Having a really rough week Sparkers... the weather has been heavy, muggy and rainy and while we've needed the rain, I can't really go for a lunchtime walk in a thunderstorm. To top it all off, there's tension in the household between the in-laws... Read more
"Hiked" 20kms this Weekend!
Monday, July 16, 2018 1 comments
I added another 5kms to my weekend walk/hike this past Saturday and did a total of 20kms in a little over 4 hours. The trail I followed was basically flat and straight so I waffle on calling it a hike but I was carrying a 30lbs pack the whole wa... Read more
Battling the Carb Bloat - Keto maybe?
Thursday, July 12, 2018 2 comments
I'm noticing more and more now the effects of carbs on my level of bloating and water weight gain. I always go up a few pounds the days after I eat more carbs than usual (I'm staying under 125 most days, but the days I do go over, I feel it and ... Read more
I hiked 15kms carrying 30lbs!
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 5 comments
This past Saturday I accomplished my longest ever hike, carrying the most weight. I'm hoping to do an overnight hike in August so I'm ramping up my efforts in readiness. I filled my whole pack with everything I would take on an actual overnight ... Read more
The 5% Challenge starts tomorrow!!
Friday, June 29, 2018 4 comments
As part of this challenge, I'm working toward losing 5% of my body weight. For me at the moment, that means going from 169.5lbs to 161lbs and losing 8.5lbs. I already walk an hour 5 days a week (weather permitting) but I want to incorporate... Read more
Being shamed for my weight loss attempt...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 8 comments
So I've been fairly quiet about being on a diet/trying to return to a healthier lifestyle and I'm wishing I'd kept it that way. A few of my lady friends are considerably larger than myself, not to say they aren't beautiful, but they definitely q... Read more
10lbs Down and Joined 5% Challenge Community
Friday, June 15, 2018 4 comments
I started my weight loss and wellness journey on May 28th and I am now officially 10lbs down, which is pretty exciting for me. I've also joined a Summer 5% Challenge Team which I think will be a big help in keeping myself accountable and no... Read more
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