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A Lot of Little Steps
Friday, July 25, 2014 18 comments
I had a difficult road ahead of me in July. At the time, I thought I could never endure it. I thought I'd never make it through it. And I was close to giving up. I wasn't s...
A Smooth Sea Never Made a Skillful Sailor
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 14 comments
In July I took a detour that I didn't intend on. But, I assure you it IS a detour and not a dead-end street. On the fourth of July I reached a milestone. I got down to 17...
You Can Crumble Or You Can Conquer
Thursday, July 03, 2014 35 comments
I am lucky enough to have reached some goals at the end of June. One of my big challenges was to lose 70 pounds and I got to that mark at last. My weight loss slowed down ...
What I Love About Me
Friday, June 13, 2014 23 comments
This week we've been tasked in our Biggest Loser/Dietbet Challenge to write a blog about one thing that we love about ourselves. As I'm in the middle of my eighth month of...
Monday, June 02, 2014 130 comments
I've now lost 62 pounds and I'm in the 180s! So very exciting. But, more exciting than that, I'm only ten pounds away from being HALFWAY done with my weight loss. So, hope...
Do What Makes Your Soul Shine
Monday, May 26, 2014 23 comments
It's Monday and it's the last week of May, time for the final push of awesome. It's time to make it the best week possible and stay as positive and motivated as we can. T...
Clear Your Mind of "Can't"
Friday, May 23, 2014 21 comments
Making a point of enjoying the present moment and where I'm at right now with my weight loss journey. Getting down to 194 is pretty great for now and appreciating where I'...
I Believe In Me
Thursday, May 22, 2014 26 comments
Last week I struggled with migraines and a general sense of lethargy and exhaustion. But, instead of throwing in the towel, I stuck with it and drew myself up out of the fog...
When the Times are Tough, We'll Turn Them Round
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 19 comments
For a boost of inspiration and motivation I downloaded The Hoosiers' new album _The News from Nowhere_ featuring their awesomely encouraging single "Somewhere in the Dista...
Give It All You Got
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 18 comments
The best advice I can think of when it comes to running up against walls is Michael Jordan's "If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to cli...
More NonScale Victories
Sunday, May 11, 2014 59 comments
This morning I'm putting the emphasis not on the scale, but on the benefits I've gotten from losing weight that I can celebrate today. One big thing this morning was that...
Stop Mistreating Yourself
Thursday, May 08, 2014 22 comments
I had a couple of pretty exciting events in the past week. On the first of May I hit the milestone of 199 pounds (woohoo One-derland) and over the weekend I walked/jogged...
Making Success Real
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 17 comments
I have now lost 50 pounds. I still have a long way to go, but I'm celebrating some success right now. I still have a long way to go, but I keep myself motivated to reach ...
Your Body Deserves the Best
Saturday, April 26, 2014 197 comments
The thing that I most often have to remind myself is that number one rule: Stay motivated--No Matter What. Because motivation IS something that has to be continually renew...
What You Do Today Can Improve All Your Tomorrows
Friday, April 25, 2014 19 comments
This morning I woke up early and was reminded of an old love: tea. We had picked up some packets of chai tea when we got groceries the other day and since I gave myself a ...
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