It has been one week since I have given up alcohol for lent! I honestly don’t feel any different! Going 7 whole days without alcohol was a lot easier than I thought it was going to be. I didn’t wake up and immediately feel clearer or have an orb of light shooting out of me or whatever people say it’s like. I just felt like … Continue reading Week 1 Check In – without Alcohol
This week has been draining mentally and physically. With the new moon coming into the picture I feel like my energy levels have been all over the place. I’ve been feeling more irritable and overall grumpy. My saving grace has been my workouts and using energize to get me focused. I’m glad I’ve been sticking to my workouts, well actually they’re prebooked with my trainer! … Continue reading Learning to Slow Down
What can I possibly say about the first 31 days of 2019 other than BURRR…. The beginning of the month started off great! I had a 9 day countdown until I flew to Ft. Myers in Florida to see my boyfriends mom for 5 days before driving over to Ft. Lauderdale to vacation for another 5 days, I completed a 3 day juice cleanse, and … Continue reading January was a Tough Year but We Made It!
What better way to throw off your goals for the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the Holidays? Nothing like a good ol’ sinus infection! It started creeping its nasty little way into my throat Sunday morning but I pushed it aside with some cardio and leg-day. I was feeling fine the rest of the day until I went to bed. Monday morning: headache, stuffy … Continue reading Head Cold 1 > Workout 0
When I was 11-16 I suffered from an eating disorder. I didn’t know how to manage the chaos that was my life: school, friends, boys, family, etc. The one thing I thought I could control was my weight. I suddenly became obsessed with losing weight. Not knowing much about exercise outside of P.E. class or cheerleading practice I decided to focus on losing weight by … Continue reading From Cocktails to Coffee and Everything in Between
Every month I like to set aside some time to write out my goals for the month, budget my bills out, and track where my weight is at. It gives me the chance to view my progress and to set some goals for the next 4 weeks. We’re just two months out from the New Year and for once, I am actually looking forward … Continue reading New Month, New Goals, Same Mindset
No this isn’t a birthday post, this is a “I’ve lost 40 pounds and I’m damn proud” post! You read that right, 40 pounds down! I cannot begin to tell you how amazing this feeling is! I remember when I started out my journey and there were times I would let fearful thoughts creep into my head, “What if I can’t do it? What if … Continue reading Hello 40!
Without diving too deep into my childhood or therapy sessions, my relationship with my dad has always been different than the average father-daughter relationship. Mine wasn’t around much as a kid and then he came back into my life when I was around 14. A very delicate age for a teenager and lots of hormones and changes. Being naturally thin I ate without worry due … Continue reading I’ve Lost Over 30 Pounds and My Dad Still Fat Shamed Me
Deciding to lose weight wasn’t something I woke up and decided I was going to do one day. It took a lot of mental strength and willpower. A lot of things in my life weren’t how I imagined them to be at the time and I decided enough was enough. I had to be honest with myself and openly admit, I do not love my … Continue reading I’m Body Positive but Still Focused on Losing Weight
I’m at such a crossroads right now because I’m in the process of losing weight but still being too big for some of my favorite clothes. It can really be frustrating when you walk into your closet to pick out something to wear but you’re limited to a small corner of the closet where your clothes fit. For me, I have clothes that I’ve held … Continue reading What to Wear When You’re Losing Weight