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It's good to see you again, ankles!
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      7 comments

I've had a few moments along the way where I am surprised about how different my body is. I think it happens so gradually that sometimes we don't see how big of a change has really happened physically. Last night I was taking a nice hot bath and... Read more
Live your life
Friday, February 21, 2020      6 comments

Over the past year I’ve been making myself do things that are uncomfortable. I’ve lived my entire life in fear feeling like I wasn’t comfortable enough in my own skin to experience new adventures. I never felt like I had low self esteem but I al... Read more
When you hit a wall..PUSH HARDER!!
Monday, December 16, 2019      5 comments

I had a rough weekend. Endless snacking, giving in to tempting Christmas goodies, an "I don't care" attitude, no gym work outs... Luckily, my good friend came to my rescue and gave me the kick in the rear I needed to set me straight. So I ... Read more
What's the opposite of BEAST MODE?!
Monday, November 18, 2019      8 comments

For a while I have felt like I was not doing a "good enough job" at this weight loss thing if I wasn't in what some people refer to as beast mode. And for a while I was really good at pushing myself and getting super serious about the nutrition ... Read more
I'm scared I'll go back...
Monday, November 04, 2019      11 comments

I try to be positive and encouraging when I put something on here but the truth is I'm reaching a point where I'm feeling two contrasting emotions: #1 - this isn't that hard, I've got this figured out. I'm going to change my life!! #2- this... Read more
Re-focus and re-evaluate goals! No more excuses!
Monday, October 14, 2019      9 comments

I can't remember the last time I was below 300 pounds. I know it had to be in high school. I recently hit that big milestone and it felt amazing. I felt like I accomplished so much and this sense of relief came over me because I think I had myse... Read more
What are you gaining?
Friday, August 23, 2019      7 comments

Ever have to put your scale in time out? Maybe lock in the closet for a while and let it think about how it's hurt your feelings lol. So something I'm learning to cope with is when you are going along great losing those pounds week to week; you ... Read more
Monday, August 19, 2019      6 comments

I’ve tried and NOT succeeded dozens of times but this time it’s different. I have figured out the best and worst thing about the secret to success. The bad thing is you have to show up and take action and make an effort most days. You have to be... Read more