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Upcoming 5k and Day 1 (yet again)
Monday, March 19, 2018      1 comments

I've made it through the first day and my nutrition numbers aren't bad. I skipped lunch but then I ate out for dinner, and balanced that all. My fat content is a little high and fiber is a little low. I still have to figure out how I can record ... Read more
I learned to be proud and not disappointed
Monday, September 19, 2016      1 comments

Below is the text I sent my best friend, Jenna. I've made a positive change and I learned to be proud of myself and not disappointed! "My dad set up the cable in my bedroom so i could watch tv while I used my used and half broken stationary bi... Read more
I've lost 60 lbs!
Saturday, November 09, 2013      7 comments

Well, I haven't blogged on here in awhile and thought I would give a brief update. I have lost 60 lbs, despite all the "odds against me". I'm on medications notorious for weight gain, and still did it and still am doing it. Because I have so muc... Read more
Preparing for Bariatric Surgery
Sunday, September 02, 2012      6 comments

I'm so excited to be working with the bariatric team at Memorial. A friend of mine suggested weight loss surgery, but I thought, 'that's for really big people and it's the easy way out.' After some research, I found out I AM a 'really big' perso... Read more
I Can Do Today
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      2 comments

A teacher once was talking with me in private about my severe depression. I was falling apart at the seams. This was about three or four years ago. She told me to tell myself, "I can do today." It really helped me get through some tough days. ... Read more
Am I Overreacting?
Saturday, February 18, 2012      0 comments

I received some belated v-day candies from my parents (they give my sisters' and I See's Candies every year). Most of them are truffles, which I never eat. But there were some chocolate covered molasses chips. I figured as long as I hold myself ... Read more
So Confused
Thursday, February 16, 2012      2 comments

So, I've been missing a lot of workouts and went from eating well to eating pretty crappy again. I've gained weight... which I figured would happen, but I've lost percentages in body fat. I would guess that's because I like lifting weights a lot... Read more
Fun Swimming Pool 'Cardio'
Friday, February 03, 2012      0 comments

After the 'chaos' of the workout (see last blog), my workout buddy (Sara) and I decided to go to the pool. I still wanted to get some sort of cardio in, but take it a little easier so I wouldn't get sick again. Normally, we'll run from one side ... Read more
3 Days in A Row + Funeral Plans and BFF
Thursday, January 26, 2012      2 comments

Three days in a row of working out. Today was a little different.... Sara and I exercised in the pool. We almost missed tonight because Sara's got a cold, but an hour after telling me she wanted to stay home, she ended up changing her mind... wh... Read more
Went to the Gym and Made it Worth My While
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      0 comments

I did it! I made another visit to the gym but this time I actually made it worth my while. A trainer suggested I do weights BEFORE cardio, so I did just that. A friend of mine, Sara, went with me. She's much more into the cardio, which is my wea... Read more
Being A Psychology Student, I Still Cannot Explain This
Saturday, January 21, 2012      1 comments

I know this may sound crazy to some of you... and I do believe people believe things in their head to be true... but I'm telling you... I know this happened: I broke down crying earlier and was talking to the 'air' as you would say, I guess, to ... Read more
Tribute to Grandma RIP
Friday, January 20, 2012      1 comments

Where do I begin? I need to say something but I'm actually somewhat at a loss for words. I haven't broke down crying, but I know I'm still in shock. I just dont see it being true. My family is driving my little sister to the airport so she ca... Read more
Back in the Gym (plus what someone said to add major incentive)
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

Today I not only got back in the gym, I also was able to keep an anxiety attack at bay. The gym in which I am a member of has several locations... one of which I avoid like the plaque. Why? Because several people who haven't seen me since I was ... Read more
Quick Update (working out, myself, and sister's recovery)
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      0 comments

Ok ok bad I know... I've done nothing but fail for several years now. All I can do is keep dusting myself off and get back on track. I've finally talked a few friends into joining the gym with me, so I'm hoping that will help. I found this quote... Read more
10 Reasons Why I Want To Get In Shape (Motivation)
Monday, December 19, 2011      4 comments

1) not out of breath walking to classes 2) not afraid to run into people I know 3) clothes 4) so I dont sweat so easily 5) so it's not hard to do daily activities 6) to prove to others, and myself, that I can 7) to buy clothes in sto... Read more

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