As 2010 comes to an end, I find myself thinking about changes I’ve made in my life in the last two years. Lost 114 pounds, went from size 22/24 to size 10. Quit smoking cigarettes Cut way back on drinking Made exercise a priority and a habit Went back to being vegetarian Stopped eating out… Continue reading Proof Positive, People Can Change
I am adamant you can lose weight without spending a dime, especially if you have access to the Internet. There are numerous free online resources that can help you. Free calorie counting sites and support sites like Fatsecret.com or Sparkpeople.com can help you gain control over what you eat and provide spaces for people to… Continue reading A Healthy Lifestyle Money Can Buy
Lately, I’ve felt just completely confident about this weight loss thing. I am going to get to my goal, no question. Only 30 pounds left? It’s going to happen sooner rather than later. I find myself caring less and less about the number. Yes, I definitely want to reach it, but I’m not anxiously awaiting… Continue reading 210
I’ve never run 2 miles before in my whole life. I guess it just took me 32 years to be able to do it. I’ll be running that 5K in no time! This isn’t really about weight anymore. I mean, sure I want to lose more fat, but I am much more interested in improving… Continue reading I ran 2 miles!
I never thought I’d enjoy exercise. It just seemed so torturous. Pushing and pulling and doing the same thing over, and over, and over again until you are sweaty, out of breath, and exhausted. Wouldn’t it be much more fun to sit on the couch in front of the TV eating some delicious potato chips?… Continue reading Going to the Gym is the Highlight of My Day
Yes! Yes, yes yes! I don’t know exactly what it is, but I feel FANTASTIC this week. I’m really starting to see the results of all this hard work. I know running is going to be my new thing. God, I feel GREAT already just from the 3 run/walks I did for the Couch to… Continue reading 217
I started the Couch to 5K program that is meant to get beginners running this week and so far I love it. I can’t wait until I can run longer distances. It will be so awesome. There’s something really rewarding about the fact that I can run now when I could not before. I’m confident… Continue reading Learning to Run