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"Beach Vacation: Take 3"
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      5 comments

In 2007 we first visited S Padre Island. I was over 200 lbs.... you can see a pic of me in my photo section. Even though S Padre Island instantly became my idea of paradise, I was miserable because I was so big, I knew I looked awful, and I did ... Read more
I KNOW what works for me!!!!
Monday, April 01, 2013      10 comments

So why do I keep trying to change it???? So, August 1st of 2012 I had let myself get up to 156 lbs. By December 1st, I lost 27 lbs putting me at a fit, happy, healthy 129 lbs. feeling AMAZING! December is when I started to experiment with P... Read more
I Have A Diagnosis!
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      9 comments

I had my long awaited neurology appointment today. I have carpal tunnel in both wrists and something going on in my neck. Possibly a pinched nerve, but I'm getting an MRI done to make sure it's nothing with my disks. My main complaint was e... Read more
Whoever said maintenance was hard...
Sunday, March 17, 2013      10 comments

They sure hit the nail on the head! You know what a sad part of it is? I am no longer getting continual compliments on how great I look. How vain is that? As I was losing weight, I was complimented every time I turned around and that motivated t... Read more
Goals For the Week
Sunday, February 24, 2013      7 comments

Here they are. Writing them down so next Sunday I can refer back to them and see how I did. 1. Weight: I'd like to lose 1 lb this week. I weighed in at 131.8 this morning (down a full lb from yesterday?) so I'd like to see 130.8 next Sunday... Read more
I Need Accountability
Saturday, February 23, 2013      4 comments

That's what I have been missing from SparkPeople. We are halfway through our Body Challenge at our CrossFit gym and I am disappointed with how I have done- foodwise, which has put on some weight. It's important to me to see some vast improvement... Read more
Still Here!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      8 comments

But barely. We got a new expensive computer and the stupid wireless keyboard doesn't like to utilize the space bar or certain letters. Very frustrating to type out blogs! Or even to respond to your blogs. Fitness-wise I am doing good. Still... Read more
Half Marathon #5! Super FUN!
Friday, January 25, 2013      7 comments

So I started this blog a few days ago, and briefly posted it just to see how big the pics would turn out.... Some that my friend took with her little cell phone are pretty small, but hopefully you can tell how much fun I had. But I ended up gett... Read more
Something Exciting!
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      13 comments

Guess what? My CrossFit gym asked me to write my "story" down and add a before and after picture from when I first started to where am now. They put it on their Facebook Page and I have gotten so much positive feedback! I'd love for you to che... Read more
My New Year's Resolution
Monday, December 31, 2012      6 comments

I hate resolutions.... and I guess this isn't really one of them, but I wasn't sure what else to call it. Guess what I just did???? I bagged up all of my clothes that were too big for me... Including my Calvin Klein jeans, my favorit... Read more
My Best Advice (from a success story)
Saturday, December 22, 2012      12 comments

I consider myself a success story. I am going on 2 years now of maintaining the majority of my weightloss. Those that have followed my journey know that it has been a little bit of a rollercoaster ride.... initially losing 67 lbs, then regaining... Read more
My 1st 10K--- Crazy Fast!
Sunday, December 09, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday I ran my first 10K. I was really excited about this one because several members from our CrossFit gym were also running.... we all wore our t-shirts.... Can you pick me out? ... Read more
My Supportive Husband is a Key to My Success!
Monday, December 03, 2012      10 comments

I have been thinking about this blog for awhile and I just have to give a huge shout out to my husband. When it comes to my battles with my weight he is perfectly supportive. One thing I had to do to lose this weight and maintain it was to... Read more
CASA 5K (pic)
Saturday, December 01, 2012      6 comments

WooHoo! Took 1st place again in my division: 30-39 yr olds. 25:54 was my time. :) 15 others in my category. I thought one lady who blew by me would be in my category but she was over 40! Yikes she looked good! So, no medals again, but I did get ... Read more
I guess this is maintenence?
Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

OK, lol.... That's one word I can never spell correctly, lol.... Maybe I should just say MX? SO it's been going OK for me. I have started to incorporate the Paleo diet into my lifestyle. I am feeling a lot better *when* I stick to it. I don... Read more

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