So, this happened today! It’s not every day an article about you is published in a magazine with massive circulation. 🙊 I’m not gonna lie, I’m both excited and totally waiting for the ways in which this could get weird. But hey, world, here I am! I just hope my story is helpful to someone … More My Good Housekeeping article!
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?
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
There’s this ubiquitous post floating around Pinterest that shows how, in just six weeks, you, too, can go from having flabby, flapping Bingo wings to Michelle Obama guns of steel. You’ve seen it, right? I have yet to find the original post to which it refers–each search seems to lead me to a seemingly unoffiliated … More Can You Really Get Sleek, Sexy Arms in Just Six Weeks?
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
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
I think anyone who says lifting weights will make you hard and masculine a) doesn’t get how curvy those muscles can make your body look when you’re not flexing, and b) hasn’t felt how distinctly NOT feminine it can feel, sometimes, to be really smushy. It also burns fat like nothing else. 😁 Still plenty … More Progress!
Same shirt: today on the left, September on the right. I think I’ve gone running all of three times in that period. Heavy lifting for the win! #realgirlslift #liftheavy
Can you believe that girl in front was me? 90 pounds. 6 sizes. No excuses. You deserve it. #doitforyou