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!
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?
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
Oh, how I do not miss standing in group pictures and feeling like I want to hide. The left photo was at a friend’s wedding, and I was so happy to see everyone. I was really enjoying myself and catching up with old friends was so lovely. I knew the pictures wouldn’t be flattering of … More #TransformationTuesday
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