Winter is coming. No, this isn’t a post about Game of Thrones. But winter is definitely on the way, and with it comes the holidays. I don’t know about you, but the holidays are Enemy #1 for my waistline. Last year was the first time I didn’t gain any weight over Thanksgiving and Christmas, and I’m going to share with you just how I managed that with a little survival guide. UGH Not Another One I know, I know. Like you […]
Oh, Sunday, why do you have to show up every week to remind me that tomorrow I have to go back to work? Can’t I just stay home tomorrow and play the new Assassin’s Creed while pedaling my elliptical? I suppose not. Oh well, it was a fairly good week, and a rather interesting weekend as far as progress. So, let’s just jump into the update! The Good Monday’s trip to the dentist ended up going very well. The rest […]
Happy Weigh In! The past few weeks have seemed to just fly right by, but I’ve still managed to maintain my steps, challenge exercises and healthy diet. It’s not always easy, but it is always worth it when I manage to stay on track. The Good The size 24 jeans are my go-to pants right now. I wear the 26’s when I’m looking for a little extra roominess, but the smaller size is now completely comfortable. I also think that […]
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” I’ve seen this quote a lot while picking through memes and pictures for my daily motivation posts on Facebook. Coined by Fred Devito, co-author of Barre Fitness, I think I want to get a poster of this quote and plaster it everywhere. When we are going about our daily lives, we generally stick to the things that work. We get into a routine and it becomes our normal. We rarely deviate from […]
Why Do I Want to Change? There are a lot of people out there these days that are all about big is beautiful and calling out body shaming and every size is sexy and beautiful. I’m not here to rain on anyone’s parade, but some days I feel like it’s damned if I do change, damned if I don’t change. There are some out there who would call me a disgusting pig because of my weight. Then there are those […]
It’s that time again! Well, it’s actually past time, but I was quite busy on Saturday and didn’t get around to my measurements until last night. I did weigh on Saturday morning, but my tape measure is sitting at work with the rest of my sewing stuff. Thus, I picked up a new sewing kit yesterday at the grocery store for me to keep at home since my sewing stuff is at work indefinitely. Bonus: the new tape measure has […]
When you indulge in the things that relax you and leave you feeling refreshed, everyone in your life can feel the decreased tension in you. Your improved attitude can improve the attitudes of those around you.
There’s something so comforting about a grilled cheese sandwich. That crispy, buttery outside, and that ooey, gooey center. Pair it with a cup of hot, creamy tomato soup and you have an autumn and winter staple that hits the right spot on a chilly day. I miss it. You know, because I can’t have the bread. If like me, you’ve been missing that delicious, melt-in-your-mouth sandwich, I have good news!