As you know, I workout a lot... every day. I fill your feeds up with all my workout stories and motivation, so I know this comes as no surprise to all of you. There are workouts where I'm fast, pushing my body way past its limits, where I endure and try and defy those … Continue reading My “other” workouts
I have spent my entire life failing at diets. Now I know what you are thinking... "I'm confused...didn't you lose 125 pounds??". Yes I did, and let me say this again... I, the Recovering Carbie, have failed at Every. Single. Diet. I've probably confused you by now haven't I? You may even be scrolling through … Continue reading Why I failed at diets…and you will too
One year ago this was me. Tipping the scales at 300+ pounds with a desperate desire to lose weight. That girl in this picture felt trapped under a lifetime of food issues and diet failures. That girl wanted so desperately to be skinnier, stronger, healthier, to be....well just different. That girl wanted to be able … Continue reading Ready… set… but how to go?
Let me ask you a question... Are you strong? Do not look at your biceps or tighten your ab muscles. Different blog for a different day. I’m talking about inner strength. If you are a teenager or in your mid 20’s, I bet you didn't even think about it and said “NO!” right away with an … Continue reading An Exercise in Inner Strength
You are having one of those days. Like one of THOSE days. It started with a battle over black socks. I bet never in your wildest dreams did you think you'd be having a debate with a 6 year old about why he can’t wear his beloved black socks because he wore them yesterday. Yeah, … Continue reading Dear Warrior of Break Room Treats:
It happened for me on a Tuesday afternoon. It was work “school picture” day as I call it. The day when a professional photographer comes to my law firm to take pictures of us for our firm’s website. Picture attorneys sitting in front of a khaki background smiling...well sort of smiling. This particular day is … Continue reading The day you don’t recognize…YOU
I have a big mouth. If you follow this blog, I bet that doesn't surprise you one bit. When I started losing weight back in July, I kept things primarily to myself and my inner circle. I didn't want to tell people what I was doing, because frankly, I wasn't sure I would stick with … Continue reading Never Shut Up!
It never fails you are cruising along with your diet... doing fantastic, rocking every minute of your workouts, eating like a rockstar on the cover of a health magazine. You step on the scale ready to celebrate another loss… Wait a minute? WAIT A MINUTE? I DIDN’T LOSE ANY WEIGHT? That can’t be right, I’m … Continue reading Punching the Plateau in the Face
Impossible. Something that can't be done. Something that won't be done. Something no matter what you do will never be done. Yesterday I officially killed impossible. About a month ago, 5 weeks to be exact, my friend suggested we do a couch to 5k program. I've blogged about this before but asking me to … Continue reading The Day I Killed Impossible
Losing 100 pounds has been the greatest thing I have ever done for myself. Only, truth be told, I’m not really doing it for MYSELF. I’m doing it for them. Yep, those three cuties in that picture with me. They are the reason for all of this you are reading about. I’m a Mom to … Continue reading I’m doing this for them