Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds week 7

"People don't change until it becomes easier to change than to remain the same"  I'm sure this is probably a common quote but I heard it from my pastor....more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds week 6

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.- Mark TwainKnow or listen to those who know.- Baltasar GracianTwo great motivational  phrases for week 6....more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds week 6

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.- Mark TwainKnow or listen to those who know.- Baltasar GracianTwo great motivational  phrases for week 6....more
Your post inspired me to grab my mini trampoline and jog for 10 minutes!  Thank you so much for ...more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds week 5

"If you so choose, even the unexpected setbacks can bring new and positive possibilities. If you so choose, you can find value and fulfillment in every circumstance."  Ralph MarstonWeek 5 was crap.I did hardly anything with my full effort.  I was sleep deprived, exhausted, hungry, sad, and stressed!...more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds week 4

"Then what?!"This question is one that the Daniel Plan introduced to me this week as something to ask prior to eating a food. Last week, you'll recall I was introduced to the new concept of calling processed foods "food like substances" and when I accompanied that with the "then what" question I was able to reduce my food consumption....more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds D14, D15, D16, D17, & D18

"How many of us have ever considered that food can heal? [...]Food is the most powerful drug on the planet. It can improve the expression of thousands of genes, balance dozens of hormones, and optimize tens of thousands of protein networks. It can cure most chronic diseases, and it works faster, better and cheaper than any drug--and all the side effects are good ones."  - The Daniel Plan by Rick Warren...more
We are on the same journey!  We can do it!!!more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds D11, D12 & D13

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” - Eleanor RooseveltI am afraid.  Today is weigh in day.   I admittedly stepped on the scale throughout the week and it was not good.  I didn't gain weight from my original weight but I didn't lose any either.  I just finished today's workout and it's time to go downstairs for my shower/weigh in.  ...more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds D & D10

“Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” - Zig ZiglarDay 9:  I ate like crap.  I wasn't feeling well.  My sleep deprivation caught up with me.  I came home from work, put my daughter to bed and then I went to bed.  Yesterday I needed a break.  I was a grouch.  I had to let just this day go without staying up to exercise/blog....more

Lose The Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey On Losing 100 Pounds D7 & D8

"I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat" - Tom Landry...more

Lose the Weight, Gain Your Life: My Journey on Losing 100 pounds D6

Well, yesterday I should have written 2 blog posts but it looks like today will be 2 blog day.   I had junk food all day yesterday: A handful of chocolate chips and a handful of goldfish crackers for breakfast, accompanied by an ice-cold Coca-Cola. I had a burger with lettuce and tomato for lunch (no fries, which I usually eat). 2 Chocolate chip cookies that my dad made for me 2 slices of pizza and 2 chicken wings, also accompanied with a coca-cola.   For someone trying to cut back on the carbs I'm really not doing so...more