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Farewell 2016!
Saturday, December 31, 2016      7 comments

Another year has been lived! This year was a lot like the previous 5. I'm loving my healthy lifestyle. I'm still making goals and giving everything I've got to achieve them. Some of my highlights from 2016 * Stayed within my 10 pound goal w... Read more
Life After Reaching Your "Goal"
Sunday, May 15, 2016      9 comments

Most people who start a weight loss journey have a goal in mind. A goal weight, a goal size; etc. This is where the hard part comes in; what happens when you reach that goal. Does that mean your journey is over? I think this is where a lot ... Read more
4 Years of Maintenance!
Monday, February 08, 2016      16 comments

In February 2011 I went to my daughters kindergarten orientation and realized I was the biggest mom there. I didn't want to be the "fat mommy" when she started school. I decided that day I was willing to do whatever it takes to lose weigh... Read more
Wrapping Up 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      6 comments

In the new year I don't make a resolutions I make goals. To me a resolution is a dream without a plan, so I prefer goals, this gives me something to work towards all year. Below is my list of goals from 2015 and how I did. Overall 2015 was... Read more
Mid-Year Check In
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      11 comments

I logged in last night and realized that it was the first time I'd even logged onto Sparkpeople in about 2 months. Nothing big to report, just living. I've been steadily maintaining at my goal weight range, working on more muscle building and am... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 3 Year Maintenance Anniversary
Thursday, February 19, 2015      48 comments

On February 8th I celebrated my 3 year maintenance anniversary. Since reaching my goal weight I have fear every single day that I would fail. Every morning I thought I would wake up and be 300 pounds again. Every morning I didn't wake up big aga... Read more
Another Year, Another Update
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      6 comments

Apparently all I do now is update. Lol! I guess that means maintenance is going so well constant accountability isn't as important as it used to be. I woke up a few mornings ago to a message from Sparkpeople stating that I was a motivator ... Read more
Friday, December 12, 2014      9 comments

I have been maintaining my "goal" weight for just over 2 years 10 months, only 2 short months from my 3 year maintenance anniversary. These past nearly three years have been crazy. I have gone from over obsessed, to not caring at all and now I a... Read more
Busy Summer
Thursday, September 11, 2014      7 comments

I have had such an amazing summer. Tons of running, strength training, swimming and sun tanning, this Utah weather has been amazing this summer and I am finally feeling comfortable in a bathing suit. ... Read more
Overdue Catch-Up
Monday, June 02, 2014      7 comments

So.... 3 months have passed since my last blog. Don't worry, I haven't fallen off the wagon and I haven't given up. Mainly I just live life. I have been enjoying life in my new body, after all that is the ultimate goal, to be healthy and ... Read more
Gym Machines are Dirty Liars!!
Sunday, March 09, 2014      7 comments

Maintenance for me has been such a set of trial and errors. I have been maintaining my "goal range", which has also been quite the learning experience. Anyways for the past year I have been maintaining at the top of my range, which even though i... Read more
2 Years Of Maintenance
Sunday, February 09, 2014      11 comments

So I made it to that all magical 2 year mark. Supposedly when you make the 2 year mark of maintenance your chances of regaining the weight drop down to 50%, not great odds but much better than the 95% within the first year. But really... Read more
I Gave In.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      5 comments

I totally caved, though probably not what your expecting. Maintenance is going great! What I've given in to is running races. For so long I've been totally against paying to run. I run for myself. I don't run to prove anything to anyone else bes... Read more
Embrace the Number
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      10 comments

Occasionally I get down on myself because I weigh more than I did at my lowest weight. I find myself wanting to lie about how much I weigh. But I got to thinking, what not embrace that number. Wear the number with pride, be proud of the person y... Read more

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