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July 2020 Stats
Saturday, August 01, 2020      3 comments

This month was difficult for me. Between being sidelined with an ankle injury and struggling with my mental health, I didn't do as well as I would have hoped. At first I was bummed that I didn't reach any exercise or weight loss goals but I refr... Read more
Finding Reasons to Smile
Saturday, July 25, 2020      4 comments

Each time I feel like I've bounced back from one of the many blows 2020 has brought, I get knocked down by another one. I was really optimistic that this week would be better and, in some ways, it has. In others, well, not so much. At the strike... Read more
Working Toward a Better Week
Saturday, July 18, 2020      8 comments

Hey y'all! I normally try to keep my blog posts fairly happy and upbeat. Not because I never have a bad day or because I'm trying to be fake but because I am a firm believer in the power of a positive mindset and spreading positivity. But I... Read more
Time to Put My Knowledge to Use
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      4 comments

Y'all, I'm so frustrated right now. I've been doing well with my eating and exercising. This might be the longest I've ever successfully maintained my healthy eating and kept some semblance of a workout schedule. Last week I hit a plateau on the... Read more
Is My Mindset Finally Changing?
Sunday, July 05, 2020      5 comments

In my journey to health and wellness, my priority (and obsession) has always been to lose weight. When I would think about what goals I wanted to set, the number one spot was always reserved for some sort of amount of weight I wanted gone by a c... Read more
I'm Honestly Happy With Myself
Friday, July 03, 2020      5 comments

This year has been arguably the most difficult year I've ever lived through. I'm sure many feel the same. I'm normally a chronically optimistic person who always, sometimes annoyingly, finds something to be positive about. For the first time in ... Read more
Going With The Flow
Thursday, July 02, 2020      2 comments

It never ceases to amaze me that I can read countless articles, interviews, and success stories that give advice on losing weight, ignore all said advice because I'm impatiently waiting for instant results, give up on my methods and try the advi... Read more
A Look Back at June 2020
Thursday, July 02, 2020      4 comments

Hey, SparkFriends! This blog post might be a long one so you may have to bear with me. :) This past June is when I finally started getting serious about my weight loss journey and I saw some definite improvements! For the first time, I was ... Read more
Does Logging My Food Still Make Sense?
Sunday, June 28, 2020      2 comments

I had slowly started losing weight in December and have kept a steady loss since then. On June 1st, I decided to start getting serious about tracking my fitness and nutrition and I even bought a new Fitbit a few weeks ago. I had already started ... Read more
A Lazy Run and a 20 Day Streak
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      1 comments

My house sits on a busy road where there's a slight curve. Drivers often zoom by way too fast and it's not uncommon for cars to swerve off the road at the curve and a few times they've taken out my mailbox. There's a neighborhood behind my house... Read more
Refocusing and Resetting
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      2 comments

Hey everyone! It's been a while since I've written a blog post. I've noticed myself starting to get too lax in my health and wellness efforts so I decided to get back into writing in the hopes of refocusing my mind and resetting my intentions. ... Read more
Managing Expectations
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      2 comments

I'm three and a half weeks into my routine and one of the biggest lessons I'm learning, especially this past week, is how to manage my expectations. Like most people, I hop on the weight loss train, see some quick water weight loss, and feel lik... Read more
First 2 Weeks Down!
Sunday, November 03, 2019      4 comments

My husband and I have been together for three and a half years and in that time we've both gained a bit of weight. From going to too many restaurants when we were dating to celebrating with too much food as fresh newlyweds to getting lazy and or... Read more
I Passed Up Free Mexican Food...On Purpose!
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      6 comments

Whoa, guys. I'm just as surprised as y'all are at the title. But it's true! I had the opportunity to eat free Mexican food today and I skipped it. I work in an OBGYN office and we have drug reps that bring catered lunches fairly often. It's... Read more
I'm A Morning Exerciser?
Sunday, October 27, 2019      3 comments

I've never been a morning person. At all. I'm the exact opposite and an insomniac. The only time I'm willingly awake during morning hours is after the clock strikes midnight. No one is more surprised than me that I actually got up at 5:30 on Mon... Read more

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