For me, the end of the year is always a time to reflect on how things are going and what I would like to do differently. In addition to the New Year, my birthday is January 4, so it is a new age for me as well. In 2016, I will be 38. It makes… Continue reading New Year
If not to look a certain way or weigh a certain amount, what is the point of fitness? Why be in shape? Why exercise? I’m sorry these questions need to be asked, but when you tell people you’re not trying to change the way you look, many times they think this means you aren’t going… Continue reading Going All the Places, Seeing All the Beauty
I’ve been a larger person for the great majority of my life. I’ve never experienced being someone who has teeny little invisible-to-others flaws they pick apart in the mirror. In fact, for most of my adult life I thought it would just be fantastic to wear a size 14 so I could shop somewhere that… Continue reading The Media Diet
I was just looking at my weight history and I realized that I have maintained my weight under 170 lb for exactly one year. That’s one whole year without a significant re-gain. I dipped down to 161 at one point and bounced back up to 174 at another, but for the most part, I have… Continue reading When is Enough Enough?
*This post is not endorsed by or prepared by Jamie Eason or anyone in her employ. It is based on her 12 Week FREE Training Program on Bodybuilding.com modified for my own dietary considerations. For some time I’ve been thinking about changing what I do at the gym. It’s always good to do this. The… Continue reading Time for a Change: Jamie Eason’s 12 Week Livefit Trainer, Modified for Vegetarians
I officially entered the Maintenance phase of this weight thing back in April. So I’m on my third month and it’s going well. I set 170 pounds as my weight “ceiling” and hit it once. I promptly reversed that. It wasn’t anything serious- just a weekend with a bit more alcohol and Papa John’s Six… Continue reading Getting Fitter – The Wonderful World of Maintenance
I’m on to the part of my weight loss journey where I am searching for the end point. It’s around here somewhere! 180 pounds was my goal first goal weight, which I reached in August last year. Since then, I’ve been taking it in 5 pound increments. First 175, then 170 now 165 is my… Continue reading 169