My weight loss journey has mood swings!

I was just thinking this week that if my weight loss "journey" came to life as a personified being---it… [more]

My weight loss journey has mood swings! My weight loss journey has mood swings!

Kim Kardashian broke the internet with her Butt—now that’s an experience I can relate to!

So this week I found out that Kim Kardashian #broketheinternet with her butt.  I won't post the picture… [more]

Kim Kardashian broke the internet with her Butt—now that’s an experience I can relate to! Kim Kardashian broke the internet with her Butt---now that's an experience I can relate to!

Are overweight people selfish?

So many people think that the ones who struggle with their weight are  selfish.  How many times have… [more]

Are overweight people selfish? Are overweight people selfish?

Update: Progress doesn’t always show on the scale!

  Hey Everyone!! I thought I would give a basic update on my progress in a few different areas. The… [more]

Update: Progress doesn’t always show on the scale! Update: Progress doesn't always show on the scale!

Remain Hopeful

Ask anyone who struggles with overeating if they have ever made big plans at the dawn of a new week only… [more]

Remain Hopeful Remain Hopeful

My weight loss journey has mood swings!

November 17, 2014
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I was just thinking this week that if my weight loss “journey” came to life as a personified being—it would be a woman with raging mood swings.  I’ve noticed lately that my journey seems to have a pattern of success and defeat.  It seems almost clear to me now that after 4 or 5 weeks [...]

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Kim Kardashian broke the internet with her Butt—now that’s an experience I can relate to!

November 15, 2014
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So this week I found out that Kim Kardashian #broketheinternet with her butt.  I won’t post the picture because I’m quite sure you’ve seen it. Just hang out on twitter or instagram for a few seconds and you won’t be able to avoid it.  If there is one thing I can say for sure—Kim achieved [...]

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Are overweight people selfish?

November 12, 2014
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So many people think that the ones who struggle with their weight are  selfish.  How many times have I heard this?   I can’t count.  It would be like trying to number the stars. You’re obese because you’re lazy.  And lazy people are selfish “She’s fat“, they say ,” Because she’s selfish.  She only cares [...]

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Update: Progress doesn’t always show on the scale!

November 10, 2014
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  Hey Everyone!! I thought I would give a basic update on my progress in a few different areas. The biggest thing people generally want to know is where I am in my weight loss.  So here’s the update.  The most weight I have lost since I started this journey is still 240 pounds.  The [...]

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Remain Hopeful

November 9, 2014
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Ask anyone who struggles with overeating if they have ever made big plans at the dawn of a new week only to find a few hours in that they have failed to resist the first temptation of the day! This is why it’s important to remain hopeful even in the midst of our failures. Even [...]

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Making Peace with Exercise

November 6, 2014
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I have a long standing history of failure with exercise.   As a child, I was a bookworm and never athletic.  I was the last kid picked for a team.  I was the one in the corner throwing up when they made me run.  I despised relay races because I was the reason the team [...]

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Alternating Goals

November 5, 2014
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Hello to all my fellow Tortoise and Turtles!   Here is an update on my Small Steps/5 Day Streak goal to get back on track. Week One: Half Mile Monday-Friday  (No pace requirements!) Week Two: Same goal as above!  No changes with exercise goal.  Worked instead on a goal in the area of food by [...]

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Battling Halloween and Week 3 Tortoise Power Update!

October 31, 2014
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I will confess that Halloween used to be my FAVORITE holiday of the year. Can you guess why?? For about a month prior to October 31, the stores put out massive amounts of candy.  Not “fun size” candy.  Not just even normal size bags of candy.  But mega, gigantic, costco-size buckets of candy. It’s  just [...]

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October “Not Afraid” Challenge Wrap-Up (Post #5)

October 30, 2014

Thanks to everyone who followed along with me in this challenge!  It is hard to believe that it has really only been around 5 weeks since I started this challenge to not be afraid of what was dragging me down.  It just seemed like the month of October was perfect timing for how I’ve been [...]

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The Time is NOW—Remembering Christina Newman

October 29, 2014
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I wrote to you about my friend, Christina, in this post Christina Newman and Her Cancer Fight I met Christina in 2006 by stumbling upon her Youtube Channel.  In a world where YouTube has now become all about who can make the flashiest videos.  Who can make their channel look like a professional TV series [...]

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