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Week 2 5% Challenge
Sunday, October 22, 2017      5 comments

Didn't have much of a loss this week, but that's ok. It was a stressful week and I'm glad it's over and even more glad to resume a "normal" week. I did a "medium" run on Saturday and tracked my food all day, this morning, I jumped on my ... Read more
Week 1 5% Challenge
Saturday, October 14, 2017      6 comments

Well, I lost just under a pound this week. If I'm honest, I really wasn't sure which way the scale was going to lean this morning. I didn't exercise much this last week, and my eating was "mostly" ok. It was a rough week with lots of after wo... Read more
Diet Bet finish & 5% Challenge begining
Monday, October 09, 2017      7 comments

Last month I participated in my first Diet Bet. There's a girl I follow on Instagram that has lost an AMAZING amount of weight. Her "social media" name is Fatgirlfedup. You can find her on IG or FB. Anyway, she regularly hosts diet bets, wher... Read more
Rock N Roll!
Monday, August 07, 2017      7 comments

I'm been really hem hawing whether or not I would sign up for another half marathon. Initially, earlier this spring, I had strongly considered going out to Kentucky to visit my running buddy who just moved out there. They have a half marathon ... Read more
June - fresh re-grouping
Friday, June 09, 2017      6 comments

I'm calling June a "fresh re-grouping"... July will be a fresh restart. haha Last month was crazy. So, I'm using June to regroup. Exercise: I'm building a base this month. I had been awful at running the last few months, so last ... Read more
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      8 comments

May has been an exciting and draining month all rolled into one and we still have a week left. LOL We closed on our house on May 12th, however we were able to start moving in on the 8th. Our lease on the apartment was up on the 12th, so... Read more
Day 14 - Morning affects evening
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      3 comments

Today is about eating breakfast. Generally speaking, I've always been one for eating breakfast. Now a days, I've even become a bit of a hobbit and have 2nd breakfast. LOL I drink my protein mocha on my way to work and then a few hours later,... Read more
100 Days of Weight Loss catch up! 10-13
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      3 comments

While I haven't been good about blogging daily, I have been reading the daily readings. Day 10 - appreciating good support. Talked about being able to accept compliments. I tend to brush them off or say something silly in response. Mov... Read more
Day 9 - Here's what I want
Friday, April 21, 2017      2 comments

Today's reading had a quiz. It's basically asking how we want to be encouraged. The idea is to share the answers with your support system so they know best how to support you. It's a little bit hard, the first question asks how you want... Read more
Day 8 - Help me, please....
Thursday, April 20, 2017      4 comments

Today's reading is about asking for help. Knowing how people can help you (do's and don'ts) and then letting them know. This is a little hard for me because I am SO unconfrontational. haha Some of you might think asking for help isn't confro... Read more
Day 7 - I can do it!
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      4 comments

It's hard to believe my first week is complete! Today's reading is about being your own cheerleader. I see, so often we're so hard on ourselves and self deprecating. We need more self love. We need to believe in ourselves. We CAN and ... Read more
Day 6 - Protect your program
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      3 comments

Today's entry was about protecting my program. It offered some great ways to get out of "group eating" such as parties and potlucks, especially when it comes to desserts. It also went over the idea of not talking about your program with... Read more
Day 5 - Magic Notebook
Monday, April 17, 2017      5 comments

Today's lesson is about writing. Using a notebook... or whatever means you feel led to, keep a list of foods you eat and crave and the associated feelings. If you crave something, write it down, and then forget about it or put it off. Sounds li... Read more
Day 4 - Boundaries, not diets
Sunday, April 16, 2017      8 comments

Happy Resurrection Sunday! Today's reading is about setting "boundaries" instead of trying to stay perfect on your "diet". Be smart and don't set yourself up for failure by trying to stick to a rigid diet with no room for error. Instead... Read more
Day 3 - Do it Anyway
Saturday, April 15, 2017      5 comments

Today's reading was centered around sticking with your plan... reiterating being committed to my weight loss rather than just being interested. Making appointments and sticking to them. Luckily for me, I already did thing I didn't want t... Read more

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