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Self-Sabotage and Mental Roadblocks
Sunday, September 20, 2020      7 comments

A friend asked me to join her in her goal of losing 40 pounds by January 1st. We started this past Monday- September 14th. We had both gotten off track and needed to really jump start. Here's the thing: if I eat in my carb goal range, I shou... Read more
Comparing Pictures
Tuesday, July 07, 2020      4 comments

This picture was taken on 8/31/19. I was so embarrassed about the way I looked. ... Read more
God is so good!
Sunday, April 19, 2020      4 comments

It amazes me what God is doing in my life in regards to weight loss. For years, no matter how hard I tried to lose weight, I would gain. A few years ago, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. At first, I still couldn't get weight off. My doct... Read more
Flying While Fat- Advice Requested!
Thursday, February 27, 2020      5 comments

I have never flown before but want to go visit a sister that lives across the country. I have spent years telling myself that I will go when I have someone to travel with. I periodically think I have worked up the courage to maybe go it alone,... Read more
Intermittent Fasting and Before Pictures
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      2 comments

A friend from work was telling me how she has been doing intermittent fasting. She has been fasting for 16 hours, and then she can eat during the other 8 hours of the day. I decided to try it out, only I decided to fast for 14 hours and have a... Read more
Sometimes, you have to improvise.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      5 comments

A couple of my friends are doing keto- keeping it at 20 grams of carbs per day or a little less. They have had amazing results! I was so excited to join them in doing it, but then I mentioned to my doctor that I was going to start doing it, an... Read more
Prepared for Monday
Monday, May 22, 2017      1 comments

I feel prepared for the work part of my day. This is something I haven't been bothering to do lately- getting prepared for eating healthy at work. I brought blueberries, grape tomatoes, cheese sticks, pretzels, water flavoring... I am a popoh... Read more
Childhood Vs. Adulthood
Sunday, May 21, 2017      2 comments

Some of my favorite childhood memories are about food. At my Dad's house, I was introduced to the deliciousness of Morton Light Salt on home made popcorn. And Breyer's vanilla bean ice cream, which was too expensive of a brand to have at my Mo... Read more
I want to challenge you...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      9 comments

... to leave me a comment with the first positive thing about YOURSELF that comes to mind. No negatives. Just positives.... Read more
The Frustrating Little Voice
Monday, January 09, 2017      4 comments

As someone who has hypothyroidism, weight loss is a BIG struggle. Here and there, I can lose a little weight, but without fail, I always gain that weight and more back while I'm still doing the same things I did when I lost weight in the first ... Read more

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