I tried never to get up. It was hard to move my 300 pound body from the comfy couch cushions. I had to brace myself against the arm of the chair, get my legs just right, and haul myself up. It wasn't easy. And if I happened to be on the floor, well, just don't … Continue reading Don’t Get Up
Have you ever felt like it's just all too much? The meal planning. The exercise. The eating good foods. The talking about it. The self examination. The ups. The downs. The gains. The losses. Is it too much? Is it all too much trouble? I felt that way sometimes during my journey to lose 150 … Continue reading It’s All Too Much
As many of you know, I've been fighting a knee issue on and off for a few months. I waited until the last minute to decide if I would be able to run the Pink Ribbon 5K, and decided I could do it! So my sweet husband got up early with me this morning and … Continue reading I Ran the Pink Ribbon 5K
I was reading some blogs this weekend and came across this post from 266. In it she describes her experience pushing herself to walk 25 km in one day. For those of us who are metrically challenged, that's approximately 15 miles. And no, 266 is not a super athlete, training for an iron man triathlon. … Continue reading How Far Can You Go?
So often in weight loss circles you hear the phrase, "Just Say No." Say no to treats. Say no to excess food. Say no to social occasions you can't control yourself in. Just say no. And for a lot of situations involving food and weight loss, you do have to learn to just say no. … Continue reading Say Yes When You Want To Say No