The Good, Bad, Pretty and Ugly Accounts of One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey

The Good, Bad, Pretty and Ugly Accounts of One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey2019-01-04T08:21:32+00:00

12 Presents for the Fitness Focused Female

I see shopping lists come out each year with titles like “15 Things For Fitness Oriented Women” and “20 Presents For Women Who Run” and to be honest, half of the time the things on these lists are things that
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Exercise Journals Can Provided Motivation and Inspiration

I keep an exercise journal, especially when I am training for a new adventure. Eleven weeks ago, just after my thirty-ninth birthday I jumped back into a vigorous training schedule for one of the biggest physical challenges I have taken
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Miles To Go – A Running Conundrum

I’ve been struggling with a big decision lately. Six months ago I signed up for one of the biggest running challenges of my life. I decided to take on a running event that has me scheduled to run 49 miles
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Some Days I Hate That I Don’t Feel Pretty

I’m unsure as I write if I’ll post it. I try not to put too much negative self talk out into the universe anymore. I’ve struggled with feeling “pretty” lately. People tell me I am pretty all the time and
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Nicole Arbour’s Perfect Example of Fat-Shaming

A new video entitled “Dear Fat People” hit YouTube a few days ago. This video features Nicole Arbour, a Canadian comedian, recording artist, actor, writer, choreographer and producer displaying very prominent views of weight bias and fat-shaming. Well Miss Arbour,
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The Weight of Relationships: Losing and Gaining After Weight Loss

It’s nearly five o’clock in the morning and I should be sleeping. I’m not though. I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. It’s been awhile since I actually shared what’s been going in my journey through written word. When
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Accepting The Perfectly Imperfect Me

The concept of being your “perfectly imperfect” self was first introduced to me by one of my heroes Heidi Powell. [ You can read her original article: I am (still) Perfect here] One of the biggest things I have struggled
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NKOTB Inspires my Body Confidence

So there I was dancing around the room naked in front of the mirror. For someone who struggles with body image issues after massive weight loss, being able to do that without stopping to find a flaw and pick at
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Attitude of Gratitude – Appreciating Your Journey

Sixteen months ago I wrote a blog that documented my running achievements thus far and gave a few tips on staying motivated and inspired in your journey.  At that point I had ran my first three half marathons and I
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My Fitness Tracker is a Watch

Photo from October 12, 2014 I just looked at my watch and it’s nearly approaching 10:00 a.m. My watch is supposed to be much more than that. That’s why I bought it. My watch was supposed to do all sorts
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