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Made It!
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      1 comments

Made it through my cycle with little PMS symptoms (way less than usual), and practicaly ZERO cravings. I can't remember the last time that happened. Friday I went to lunch with a friend and decided to "live it up" and had 2 drinks and a mu... Read more
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      0 comments

Right now I'm avoiding one of my biggest traps that I need to sidestep: weighing myself too often. I have been on my weight loss journey for years, learning all sorts of diet plans and workouts and nutrition, etc. At this point, I feel like I've... Read more
The Brain Game
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      2 comments

I love that meme that says something like, "you only have 20 minutes of cardio left, that's just 10 mins twice, or 5 mins 4 times" - I've always done that. It's definitely how I get through my workouts, just by focusing on the next 5 minutes, or... Read more
Monday Funday
Monday, February 10, 2020      2 comments

Hello Beautiful Sparkers! emoticon I woke up sore from my weekend exercise and that felt great to me - it'... Read more
Time to start a new week!
Sunday, February 09, 2020      2 comments

This weekend passed in such a blur, but I feel proud that I got everything done on my personal check list. I made my home-made minestrone soup, pico de galo, chickpea breakfast cups, and prepped fruits and veggies for the week. I got in workouts... Read more
4LBS Down - When did that happen???
Saturday, February 08, 2020      1 comments

Today I stepped on the scale for the first time in weeks. Halfway through January I caught the flu and stopped stepping on the scale, and my body and stomach only wanted carbs, carbs, carbs. I dreaded stepping on the scale this morning and seein... Read more
The Craving's Are Real
Friday, February 07, 2020      0 comments

Every morning I crave a grilled cheese sandwich. Every. morning. It's so strange. My stomach usually takes some time to wake up in the morning before I start to get hungry, and I'll notice that I'm not HUNGRY I'm just CRAVING a grilled cheese. T... Read more
Thursday, February 06, 2020      1 comments

In January I began using a planner to track different goals, like trying to use up processed fake meats that I can't give away and don't want to waste money by throwing away and using up convenience foods like bagged frozen fries - things that I... Read more
Day 44 - Heading into my next phase :-)
Monday, July 23, 2018      2 comments

Now that I have my Barre classes situated, I'm ready to head into my next phase: getting in additional workouts on my own AND working on getting in healthier meals with less going out to eat and less splurging on food. Tomorrow I plan on ... Read more
Day 30 - Earned My Free Week!
Monday, July 09, 2018      3 comments

I'm super excited - I earned my free week at Barre! If you go to 12 classes in your first month you earn a free additional week! It kicked my butt, but I did it! Barre has been going well - every week I see improvements to my form, my tech... Read more
Day 12 - The hardest changes aren’t physical
Thursday, June 21, 2018      3 comments

I’ve had abandonment issues since I was a little girl and my biological father messed us up. Because of that I tend to cling to friendships or relationships that I shouldn’t – putting more importance on them than they deserve and constantly putt... Read more
Day 9
Monday, June 18, 2018      5 comments

It’s officially been a week since I started my Barre classes. I did my weigh-in before going to my first class and again yesterday… down 2LBS! And that’s with going out to eat too much and eating too much processed foods from H-Mart. I’m excited... Read more
Day 5
Thursday, June 14, 2018      6 comments

Sunday I had my first ever Barre Class, which I'm considering Day 1. It went about as well as you could expect considering I haven't been treating my body too well. I didn't know what to expect, so I tried to eat something to have some energy an... Read more