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WOW
Tuesday, May 07, 2019      8 comments

I have a goal to lose 60lbs, and I am going to crush it. When I first realized this was my goal, I had a moment of WOW. 😯 WOW that’s higher than I imagined 💪 WOW that’s going to take hard work 🏃‍♀️ WOW imagine all the awesome, empoweri... Read more
make it easier
Monday, May 06, 2019      4 comments

I keep asking myself, “what can I do to make my life easier?” I’m lucky enough to afford a cleaning service every other week. This means my weekends are mine to enjoy, instead of filled with endless chores. I am fortunate to have a job with r... Read more
my week in review
Sunday, May 05, 2019      4 comments

I am so proud of myself. I am going to hype up my little achievements because crushing little goals leads to big success! 🔅 I did a leg day with 45 minutes on the treadmill 🔅 I did an arm day with 45 minutes on the treadmill 🔅 I went to a ... Read more
adding small new habits
Friday, May 03, 2019      5 comments

A few weeks ago, I started using Daily Burn (although not always daily) and listening to podcasts during my work day. This week, I added the Headspace meditation app to my routine and more cardio along with more gym days. I meal prepped but I ... Read more
daily burn
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      3 comments

Guys....I love Daily Burn. Have you heard of it? If not, it’s a program that gives you a new 30 minute total body workout every day. But, they also have saved programs to access for things like 10-min core, barre, Pilates, dance... I honest... Read more
something snapped
Sunday, April 28, 2019      5 comments

Something in my head snapped and I realized my goals are my #1 priority. I want a healthy relationship with food, I want to exercise, I want to enjoy social events with friends but most importantly above everything else...I want to feel comforta... Read more
exhaustion
Thursday, April 18, 2019      5 comments

I’ve been pretty quiet lately, because there hasn’t been a lot of good things on my mind. I’ve hit a level of exhaustion I haven’t felt in a while. It’s hard to wake up. I feel brain fog all day long. I just want to sleep. I’m crying a lot. Th... Read more
two new daily habits
Friday, April 12, 2019      8 comments

There is a saying that success comes from making changes in your daily routine. There is also a saying that insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. I didn’t magically decide to make these changes to my d... Read more
intuitive eating (blog 1)
Thursday, April 11, 2019      8 comments

You’ve probably seen the words “intuitive eating” before. It’s a pretty simple concept with 10 principles: Reject the Diet Mentality Honor Your Hunger Make Peace with Food Challenge the Food Police Respect Your Fullness Discover the Satisfacti... Read more
let’s have a conversation
Sunday, April 07, 2019      2 comments

When posed with an opinion that differs from yours, are you steadfast and stubborn in your belief or are you curious to see the other side? I find all too often people on this forum spew what they believe as truth and the moment some suggests ... Read more
I want real food
Thursday, April 04, 2019      10 comments

I’m tired of eating carefully weighed and tracked meals, barely seasoned, sadly pieced together. This week I made a delicious meal that truly satisfied and it was in that moment I realized, I so badly want to eat better food. It’s no wonder ju... Read more
my old exercise mindset
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      2 comments

Who else has the mindset that if you are exercising to lose weight, it has to be intense? Who else has the mindset that you have to work out for an hour at least, every day to lose weight? Who else thinks if you aren’t dripping sweat you won... Read more
daily burn!
Monday, April 01, 2019      4 comments

I downloaded Daily Burn on my TV thru Roku! I honestly cannot explain how excited I am. They have EVERYTHING on there and I get a free 30-day trial. I am determined to come home after work and get in a workout and a walk. And to fit some exe... Read more
my constant battle
Saturday, March 30, 2019      4 comments

I’m constantly torn between the part of me that wants to work out and stick to a strict diet and do whatever it takes to lose weight and the part of me that wants to live and find balance and enjoy food. The rational part of me knows that livin... Read more
I think I’m struggling with depression
Monday, March 25, 2019      7 comments

I try to lead a positive life. I try to be happy. I strive to look for the bright side. But, depression doesn’t care. I find myself crying, almost every day sometimes multiple times a day. I find myself not making plans so I can spend the da... Read more

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