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New Life Chapter
Friday, October 04, 2019      6 comments

Tuesday was a day from you know where. It changed my life. I finally stood up for myself and took action. Now I am starting a new chapter in my life. I start a new job next week that will be taking me out of my comfort zone but I believe in my... Read more
The little things!
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      7 comments

Thinking about my lifestyle change, I realize it is the little things that have contributed to my success. If you are struggling with starting or maintaining your progress, start by making a list of the things you want to change. Then wor... Read more
My Weight Loss Journey
Saturday, September 21, 2019      6 comments

I have been overweight for the past 30 out of my 48 years on this earth. I have tried every diet under the sun. I was continually sabotaging myself and could not get past losing 20 pounds before giving up and gaining even more weight than I ha... Read more
75 pounds gone, never to return
Thursday, September 19, 2019      10 comments

It is an amazing feeling when you know your hard work is paying off. I am officially 75 pounds down and feel amazing. I no longer have knee, hip, or back pain. I work out everyday for at lease 90 minutes and follow my meal plan very closely. ... Read more
I’m Courageous and my past is not a reflection of my future!
Tuesday, September 17, 2019      8 comments

When going through your journey it is ok to reflect on your past but do not make it a part of your future. We are here to make changes to our lifestyle. Which means changing the things that happened in the past, learning from them, and mov... Read more
22 Weeks and Counting!
Monday, September 16, 2019      6 comments

Every week I meet with my nutrition coach, and we discuss my meal plan and my exercise plan. I set small goals each week, and she challenges me to go above and beyond those goals. I can't believe how much I have changed in the past 22 we... Read more
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      9 comments

Quitting is not an option. Today has been a rough day. There have been times throughout the day that I have thought just one bit won't hurt. However, only one bit adds calories, carbs, fat, and protein that are not on the plan. So I continue... Read more
Monday, September 02, 2019      3 comments

Who is your largest supporters during this journey we call life? Mine happens to be my family. Not just my spouse p, but my children as well. My youngest and his wife were the most excited about my weight loss and finally being out of the ... Read more
Goal Met!
Friday, August 30, 2019      3 comments

Today has been an overwhelming day of happy emotions. I can’t believe this day if finally here. I weighed myself this morning and could not believe the scale. It has been a long road with many ups and downs and yet I have still accomplished this... Read more
Today is a new day!
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      7 comments

The past few weeks have been very stressful. Trying to balance, work, life, and family can become tough, especially when trying to add a weightloss journey into the mix. I woke up this morning with clarity and sat down with a calendar an... Read more
Find Yourself!
Tuesday, August 27, 2019      7 comments

Throughout my journey I always seem to be looking for something. Whether it is making sure I meet my goals, stay on track with my meal plan or trying to find peace in my many thoughts that run through my mind. I realize in order to achieve... Read more
Falling off the wagon!
Saturday, August 24, 2019      9 comments

when facing tough times sometimes we fall off the wagon and revert back to old habits of eating comfort foods or not getting up and moving. Yesterday was that type of day. However, it is now in the past and today is a new day. I am back on... Read more
The Journey is What you Make it!
Friday, August 23, 2019      5 comments

When looking back on my weight loss journey, I have had many ups and downs. It has not been easy, but it has been satisfying. Your journey is what you make it. It is a mind over matter situation. There have been days when I wake up and... Read more
Thursday, August 22, 2019      10 comments

There will always be tomorrow. Don't put off tomorrow what you can do today. It becomes effortless to say I can exercise tomorrow. I can follow my meal plan tomorrow. I can ..... tomorrow. However, tomorrow never comes. Let's get off... Read more
Where I am Going!
Tuesday, August 20, 2019      9 comments

I don't know where I'm going. I can promise you it won't be boring. Thinking back on when I first started my journey through today I have realized this to be true. I have had many ups and downs throughout the past 18 weeks however they were n... Read more

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