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Weekly Progress 1/16/19

Weight: 177.4 lbs Lost 1.6 lbs since last week. Weekly Summary: Okay, finally I lost over 1 pound this week. I’ve laid off on meat and bread which seems to be helping. I have, however, been eating a lot more dishes with beans to supplement the loss of animal...

Weekly Progress 1/9/2019

Weight: 179 lbs Lost 5.6 lbs since my last update in November. Weekly Summary: The scale is literally “creeping” in the right direction. The hardest part is convincing myself that my efforts will pay off BIG, one day. I’ve been consistently...
Factors That Influence Weight Loss or Gains

Factors That Influence Weight Loss or Gains

If you’re like me, you’ve been on a journey to lose weight more than a few times in your lifetime. One of three things is bound to happen. You lose, you maintain, or you gain. Many factors can contribute to your weight loss success or failures such as...
Fresh Start to A New You

Fresh Start to A New You

Cheers to a new year, 2019!!! In preparation for the new year, every year I take the week after Christmas off (from work) to have some reflection time. This is a time that I use to reevaluate continued goals, set new ones, write down setbacks, and ways to bust through...

Weekly Progress 11/14/2018

Weight: 184.6 lbs Gained 0.6 lbs since my last update two weeks ago Weekly Summary: Still not much movement on the scale. I’m quite okay with that (well at least for now). Sometimes I’ll get frustrated, but today I’m at peace. There has been a lot of...
Just Show Up

Just Show Up

Anyone who knows me knows that I like to dance! I picked up the hobby 2.5 years ago as a coping mechanism. And every now and then, I’ll try to pull a friend along the journey. Most of them are impressed at how I’ve progressed, but keep a distance because...

Weekly Progress Report 10/24/2018

Weight: 184 lbs Gained 0.8 lbs since last week Weekly Summary: I’m asking myself “is there something wrong with me?” “Why can’t I seem to get my act together?” I freakin’ gained, again. Uggggh. I’m also questioning,...
Seasons Eating

Seasons Eating

It’s October already. We have less than three months before the year ends. Boy, time sure flies! We have approached the EATING season. Like most people, this is when I gain the most pounds (in the last 3 months of the year). I’d historically gain back...

Weekly Progress Report – 10/17/2018

Weight: 183.2 lbs Lost  1.0 lbs in two weeks Weekly Summary: I slacked with tracking food but still was able to maintain. I am making a commitment to myself to do better for the upcoming week. I’m still eating out more than I’d like, but I am making better...