I spent about 10 years sitting anywhere from 55 to 110 pounds overweight because I adore food. Then I finally found some balance. … More Finding Balance: Dieting
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.
I started crying on the treadmill, but it was because I realized something pretty amazing. … More Do You Cry on the Treadmill, Too? No? Just Me?
This photo on the left popped up on my Timehop yesterday, and I was so surprised, again, by how much my face has changed. Losing weight is not easy for me–the pounds don’t just fall off me quickly like they do with some people, bless their lucky souls! 💜 I know how hard and slow … More My Face Six Years Ago
Guess how much weight I’ve lost in the last year? (Hint: it’s less than you think.) The scale is a great tool, but sometimes it’s a dirty liar when it comes to measuring progress. The truth? I’ve lost seven pounds this year. If I were to never take measurements or pictures, that seven pounds would … More The Scale Is a Dirty Liar
Sometimes I have a bad day and get frustrated with the fact that things aren’t moving much this week, despite how hard I’m working. Then I pull out a comparison photo. … More My Brain Just Needs a Visual
I’ve been really frustrated and upset the last few weeks with how I look. I’ve had injuries that kept me from working out the way I want the last few months, and I’ve watched my body change, feeling helpless. Now that I’m able to get back at it, I’m so frustrated with how relatively weak … More 1 Year Progress and a Note on Being Kind
Starting 38 with a bang: 30 pounds lighter, two sizes smaller, and far stronger than last year. So many goals yet to achieve. #gogetitgirl
Some weeks, it feels like everything I’m doing is pointless. Then I look at one year comparison photos, and I know I’m doing something right. #keepgoing #slowandsteady #healthynotskinny
One of the best things about losing 90 pounds: this is happening tonight for the first time in 20 years.