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Everything in moderation
Sunday, March 03, 2013      3 comments

This is a phrase that you hear over and over again, especially in weight loss and weight loss maintenance communities. The kicker is learning how to actually moderate it! I have learned how to plan out splurges and to account for events by bal... Read more
Maintenance, also known as LIFE
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      1 comments

It's hard to believe NOW that 2010 was the start of my healthy living. Over the last 2.5 years, I have been worlds more conscious of a healthy lifestyle then every before. June 2010-August 2011 is the phase of my life that will aways... Read more
Two Years of Healthy Living in Pictures: 75 pounds lost and maintained for 10 months
Thursday, June 21, 2012      14 comments

Two years ago to this very day, I left the hospital with a new sense of purpose. Weighing 222 pounds, I was told that healing after my knee surgery which removed a portion of my torn meniscus, I was told that it was time to get my act together.... Read more
7 months into maintenance and I have learned SO much!
Sunday, March 11, 2012      2 comments

I hit my goal weight of 147 over 7 months ago.. on August 10th. As of this morning, I was 5 pounds over my official goal weight for myself. I have stayed within 9 pounds of my goal weight since August 10th.. with my highest weight ever c... Read more
Wow, those holidays..
Saturday, January 21, 2012      4 comments

So, going into the holidays, I was right at goal weight (147). So much snack foods. So many opportunities to graze. And for the first time since starting my weight loss journey in June 2010, I was in a position where I was not trackin... Read more
Getting my feet under me
Saturday, November 19, 2011      5 comments

I think I am really starting to get the hang of this maintenance lifestyle. I really can enjoy my life, do what I want, as long as I am careful to keep myself in check. The way I do this is by weighing in every single day. I do not freak out ... Read more
Two Months of Maintenance
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      6 comments

Hello friends! I feel like I am "back in the real world" now that I am 2 months into my maintenance and have been off of tracking food for 1 month. You know what? Quitting tracking my food has been one of the hardest parts of this w... Read more
GOAL WEIGHT -- 75 pounds lost!
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      23 comments

This morning, when I woke up, I felt lighter. Those of you who have been on the weight loss journey for some time know what I mean.. you can usually sense when you have a big loss coming. I'm a daily weigher, so of course, I followed my ... Read more
Engagement Pictures -- Not regretting the missed hot dogs now!
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      16 comments

Having my engagement pictures taken was a huge motivating factor in keeping me on the straight and narrow this summer. At the beginning of the summer, I was about 15 pounds away from my goal weight. I decided that in 8 weeks, I would lose thos... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts One YEAR and 70 pounds (Pictures)
Monday, July 18, 2011      482 comments

I hit a milestone today! Today, my fiance and I took his 3 year old niece to a discovery museum for children with a ton of tunnels and slides and goofy things. As I was chasing her around and playing and having a great time, I had a few r... Read more
Healthy Finds -- What a YEAR has taught me
Friday, July 08, 2011      7 comments

Recently, in talking to a friend about weight loss, I started sharing with her the various foods that I have found myself reaching for over and over again as I have gone through this weight loss journey this last year (started the journey June 2... Read more
One month later, and only one pound down. Not a defeat.. but still a victory!
Saturday, April 16, 2011      3 comments

On March 16th, I weighed in at 163. On April 16th, I weighed in at 162. Sounds like a defeat, right? But it's not. The weekend after I weighed in at my the-lowest 163, I went out of town for a girls weekend and let myself go kinda c... Read more
Pushing on again!
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      4 comments

I am learning that I do not always need to measure my success by the scale. It's been slow-going scale-wise lately, but I know that I am a completely different person than I was when I started this journey. I am a happier, more confident w... Read more
SABOTAGE at 57 down, 18 to go.
Saturday, March 12, 2011      3 comments

Today, I am trying to be appreciative of how far I have come, how much I have learned, and how much healthier I am today. Today, I am trying to not get disappointed by that fact that for the first time since I started this journey, my weigh... Read more

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