Who else LOVES c25K? I do! I do! Couch to 5K is what got me started three years ago, when I got serious about working out while I was trying to lose weight. I got this crazy idea that I wanted to be able to run a mile, and maybe even a race, and I sure had … More C25K for Speed
Vulnerable moment, here: I’ve been busy, lately, and haven’t put as much effort into my health as I probably should. I’ve seen the scale creep up a few pounds, but I’ve been especially frustrated by watching areas of my body that I got so toned and muscular now starting to get soft. I … More Perspective: Two Years
Today, I drove out to the new house to meet a buddy from jr high & high school so he could give me a bid on some work on our windows. I’ve known this guy since I was 13 years old, when we were in choir together, and I have all kinds of great memories of … More The Ultimate NSV!
Um, have I mentioned we’re moving?! We’re moving. We decided a couple of weeks ago that maybe it was time. We started just taking a peek at listings of houses for sale, and suddenly I found myself signing a purchase agreement! We laugh, because big decisions in our little family always seem to move at … More Balance Balance Balance
I’d like to think that I didn’t hate who I was when I was heavy. I didn’t feel a sense of self-loathing. I didn’t walk around feeling shame, or like I should hide, or that I wasn’t beautiful.
Usually. … More On Self-Love and Self-Loathing.
Keeping it real: yesterday was a crazy day, and I made some pretty crappy food choices. I skipped breakfast, had less than stellar fast food for lunch, and a pretty underwhelming dinner. Taken separately, these choices would be OK. Put them all together, and they equal a day with nothing fresh, no fruits or veggies, … More Bad Day? That’s OK!
I always know it’s about time for new family photos when I don’t recognize myself in the old ones. Top right was six years ago, and bottom left was three… I’m actually pretty pleased with that consistency. I wonder what I might be able to achieve in three more years? What could you?
Motivation 911! I need help! Anyone else? … More LoseIt! Challenge or DietBet Anyone?
On the left is me in March, 2015. Right: me, yesterday. Not much difference, right? And you know, I’m OK with that. There have been a lot of ups and downs in the past year: Some literal, like with my weight. One year ago, I hit my lowest weight ever since I started working at … More Transformation?
For the last week or so, I’ve been taking part in the Choosing to Love Myself challenge over on The Small Seed. I love this challenge; it’s all about loving who you are as a woman, right now, and not waiting until you lose weight or have hair like that girl on Instagram or fix those things … More Remembering Your Worth