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Just One of Those Days
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      7 comments

So on Monday it was raining a lot here. I got to the gym train station after work and I slipped getting into the train and I busted myself up pretty good. My elbow is bruised very badly, I hurt one of my ankles, and I'm sore all over. Thankfully... Read more
Saturday, April 29, 2017      8 comments

When you think about hitting under 200 pounds, you think about being really happy about it. However, for me, this number came with some disappointment. 199.8 meant that after a week that I felt I did really well, I only lost 0.6 pounds. No... Read more
Non-Scale Victory
Tuesday, April 25, 2017      6 comments

I do interval training on the treadmill. I like to walk for a minute, run for three minutes. Well today I walked home from the train (30 minutes) so I didn't feel like doing a full work-out. I did my first set, and then on my second set I figure... Read more
Concert Tomorrow
Friday, April 21, 2017      2 comments

I play in a community band and we have our big concert tomorrow. We have a sister band (a swing orchestra), and we do a "Battle of the Bands" with them. This concert is pop culture. Now as a tuba player, I play a lot of bass lines (surprise... Read more
How's It Going?
Monday, April 17, 2017      11 comments

So it's 1/2 way through April and I'm feeling pretty good. Here are some awesome things that have happened since January: I've gone down 2 whole pant sizes (started at 20, and now I'm in a lose 16) I can interval run/walk, runni... Read more
An Ode To The Avocado
Thursday, April 13, 2017      5 comments

My dearest avocado, so noble and true I will never understand Why people don't like you! You are green and grande With a wonderful taste You are made of good fat But you have a bad reputation. You are always top hat And yo... Read more
"But HOW Are You Losing Weight?"
Sunday, April 09, 2017      40 comments

I have lost roughly 35 pounds in just over 3 months. People are noticing, and I am feeling pretty proud of myself. One of the first things that people ask me though, is "how are you losing weight?" And my response is always "diet and exercise." ... Read more
Crazy Weekend!
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      5 comments

We had the most wonderful weekend, but within that was a LOT of bad food. Pizza twice, cake, etc. My hubby and I ensured we were exercising, but still, I knew that I would be up. But I learned three things about myself this weekend. 1... Read more
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      5 comments

I was a skinny teenager, tall, and a beanpole. I am pretty sure my prom dress was a size 2. As I got older, I started gaining weight, but also started getting a different frame. My body changed, and it became more womanly. I went from bein... Read more
Happy Monday Everybody!
Monday, March 27, 2017      2 comments

I went for a walk at work at lunch. It was great. Then I decided to pick something up at the grocery store and did a 40 minute walk! 60 minutes today!... Read more
The Next Two Weeks
Saturday, March 25, 2017      2 comments

Well I am going from "please let me lose weight" to "please don't let me gain" for the next two weeks. Something interesting about me is that my husband and I have birthdays 4 days apart. While it is a fun time for celebrating, it is also a... Read more
So We Did That Weigh In Thing
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      2 comments

I was down 29.4 pounds this week, and my husband is down 30.6! We have lost 60 pounds together! He is totally my rock when it comes to weight loss. He knows when to push me (and when I need to push him) but he knows that some days I am goin... Read more
One of THOSE Weeks
Saturday, March 11, 2017      4 comments

Last weekend I didn't get to do my "official" weigh in because I was away at my parents' house. I weighed at their place, and I was down 1.8 pounds which was great, but I wasn't sure how true it was (since I've weighed in at my house every week)... Read more
40 Things About Me!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      5 comments

Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Nope times nope on a nope. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Also nope 3. Do you own a gun? Three times nope! ... Read more
Dear Food
Friday, February 24, 2017      5 comments

Dear Food, I love you. I really do. I feel like part of my life revolves around you, which I guess it does, cause, you know, I'd die without you. But I have some questions. Why does the "bad food" taste SO good? Covering my life in but... Read more

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