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My Crazy December
Saturday, December 03, 2016      12 comments

I'm just going to list all the fun things I'm doing in December that will make my life crazy, along with my work schedule, haha. 1 - Work 2 - Work & Candlelight Shopping with Walking Group 3 - Work 4 - Grocery Shopping then 1/2 shift... Read more
Post-Thanksgiving Update and Stress Eating
Sunday, November 27, 2016      21 comments

My dietary changes have gone really, really well. Until yesterday. On Thanksgiving morning I ran my very first officially timed 5k, a Turkey Trot! I was nervous that I wasn't going to do well, but I'd told myself if I made a sub 40-minute ... Read more
A Wild Plan - Update
Sunday, November 20, 2016      9 comments

I'm now a week into this plan and I have to say it's going really well. I tracked EVERYTHING I ate, used my heart rate monitor for all my workouts, and last week I had a calorie deficit of 2629. I'm very happy with that, considering one night I ... Read more
A Wild Plan Appears!
Monday, November 14, 2016      18 comments

I'm really toeing the line of being under 100 lbs lost. At my lowest weight I was 160, and this morning I'm 173. This is unacceptable, especially going into the holiday season. I've been stressed, and this has lead to emotional eating, especiall... Read more
Kettlebell Snatch Practice Plus Some Outfits (video blog)
Thursday, October 27, 2016      15 comments

I'm practicing 20 lb kettlebell snatches. I got this at... Read more
Monday, October 17, 2016      10 comments

First of all, I want to thank each and everyone one of you for commenting on my blog yesterday. I intend to personally respond to you all as I can. I think writing it out helped some. It felt like I was confessing a great secret: I am not ... Read more
Seriously Struggling
Sunday, October 16, 2016      23 comments

I'm overwhelmed right now. My boss caused both showroom employees to quit last week, and we've been scrambling to find new people for the holiday season. I had a really long talk with him about self-sabotage, and how it's hard to watch, and I re... Read more
Why I Will Never Do Whole30
Saturday, October 08, 2016      20 comments

I love beans and peanuts. Beans and peanuts (all legumes, actually) are nutritious. Many beans are an excellent source of vegan protein. The Whole30 plan states that: "Legumes are often recommended as a healthy dietary choice, based ... Read more
Dr. Oz The Good Life Magazine Article About ME!
Friday, September 02, 2016      23 comments

Remember when I shared some big news about a magazine article a while back? If not you can read it here:
al.asp?blog_id=6188782 Well the October Issue of Dr. O... Read more
Questioning My Success (2 Year "Maintenance" Anniversary)
Sunday, August 28, 2016      12 comments

Maintenance is so much more frustrating than losing weight. Science says that the longer you keep off weight loss, the more likely you are to keep it off in the future. In the two years since I hit my goal weight, I *have* managed to keep ... Read more
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      12 comments

I've been sort of in introvert mode lately, so I wanted to drop in and say hi and catch you all up on what I've been up to. Reading: I've been voraciously consuming as much Hugh Howey as I can. If you like dystopian future stories he's you... Read more
Relaxation is Sometimes Necessary! (video blog)
Monday, August 08, 2016      16 comments

In which I recommend occasional relaxation for mental and physical health!... Read more
"Tough Love" Retaliation?
Friday, July 22, 2016      37 comments

On June 6, 2016 I wrote a blog called "Tough Love". You can read it here:
al.asp?blog_id=6177769 At the time, I received nothing but positive feedback on this ... Read more
Photoshoot Recap
Friday, July 01, 2016      17 comments

I posted about this on AML the other day and totally forgot to share it here!
6/29/so-this-happened/ ... Read more
Big News
Friday, June 24, 2016      28 comments

Guys? I'm freaking out a little. I posted on my status recently that something big was happening in my life. The big news is I've been selected to be in a magazine and tell my weight loss story! I'm not comfortable sharing... Read more

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