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New Month = New Goals
Thursday, October 01, 2020      5 comments

It's been a few years since i've used this platform. For a while i stopped caring and i gained all of my weight back. I had gone from 318+ to 243lbs. I tweaked both knees in a 10k and i had to slow it down. I had to slow down but what i actually... Read more
Where's the Motivation?
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      20 comments

My friend has been asking me that for the last few weeks. "Vicky, where is your motivation?" Honestly, I just don't know. Sometime last year, I think as far back as April, I just stopped caring. Don't get me wrong, i still work out at least 5x a... Read more
End of the Road & Back Again
Thursday, August 07, 2014      10 comments

This year has not been my best year and it probably all started back in February...so let me start there... February i felt on top of the world! I was consistently running (mind you I only started running towards the end of November 2013), ... Read more
My Own Inspirational Story
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      15 comments

Let me start by saying I’ve changed the quality of my life by making conscious decisions. Nothing about this process has been easy, but the rewards I’ve given to myself fa... Read more
68 Day Challenge: Day 7
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      3 comments

Day 7 I debated internally on whether or not i should walk after work of just go home. Well i decided to change at the office and see how I felt as i was driving. The mome... Read more
68 Day Challenge: Day 4-6
Monday, April 28, 2014      4 comments

Days 4-7 proved something to me that i already kinda knew. I over eat on the weekends. I still got in my fruit and vegetables, but over al i ate more than i should. Was it... Read more
68 Day Challenge: Day 3
Friday, April 25, 2014      6 comments

Day 3 of my challenge wasn't so bad. I knew i needed to make sure i burned over 3000 calories throughout the day because i was going out to eat with friends. We went to t... Read more
68 Day Challenge: Day 2
Thursday, April 24, 2014      3 comments

Day 2 of this 68 Day Challenge wasn't so bad. BUT what i have learned is that because i burn so many calories in the evening because that's when i'm walking or running i ... Read more
68 Day Challenge: Day 1
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      6 comments

I have 68 days until i go home to Chicago to visit family for two weeks. I decided that over the course of these next 68 days i will form healthier habits to carry me on t... Read more
Confession of a 19lb Gain
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      17 comments

It's confession time for me...In the last two months i've gained 19 pounds. Am i shocked? no. Am i upset? No. Am i disappointed? Yes. I can pin point where my increase in weight began...mid February. Before you say, "Oh Valentines Day becau... Read more
Half Marathon Recap
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      8 comments

This past weekend i completed my 3rd half marathon...YUP all of them I have been over 250lbs. Anything can be done if you train your body! I wasn't sure how this half would play out. I've been plagued with knee pain for the past month. My n... Read more
Not Where I Want To Be, But Closer Than I Was
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      16 comments

I'm not where i want to be in my weight loss but i am a lot closer than i was. There are many times when i start to think about how far i still have to go and it gets discouraging. I started with a weight of over 320lbs. I didn't really want to ... Read more
Beauty is Seen in the Heart
Monday, March 17, 2014      9 comments

If what you see by the eye doesn't please you, then close your eyes and see from the heart. Because the heart can see beauty and love more than the eye can ever wonder (Indian proverb). ... Read more
Defying the Odds
Friday, March 14, 2014      9 comments

I wrote this on my FB page yesterday... I LOVE my perfectly imperfect journey! There are times when "friends" will ask me why i'm eating what i'm eating (like a burger or pizza) and i simply tell them it's because i don't refuse myself anyt... Read more
Sometimes You Just Need to Start Over
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      11 comments

I'm treating Yesterday as my "new" start date. Why? Well, over the course of the last two years i've lost roughly 75lbs. In the course of the past two weeks i've GAINED back almost 15 of those pounds. So i'm starting back at Day 1 at 259lbs. I'm... Read more

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