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How to Run a 5K – What I Learned from my First One

I ran my first 5k on Saturday, and it was nothing like I expected. I read so many articles about how to run a 5k, took in all of the information, and I still felt unprepared. I knew I had to actually run a 5k, to understand how to run a 5k. Here’s what I […]

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I Lost 20 Pounds, And That’s As Heavy as 1/5th of a Toilet!

I weighed myself this morning and I am 142.2, which is exactly 20 pounds less than my weigh-in on January 2nd. That’s right folks, I’ve lost 20 pounds. And that’s as heavy as 1/5th of a toilet. It’s also equal to: 6.5 human brains 9 liters of water 30 cans of soup 30 human hearts […]

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Fitness Friday #14 – Getting So Very Close

When I started the draft of this post in the beginning of the week it was titled “When Will I Cross the Finish Line?!” but then I wrote this post about keeping myself accountable, and everything changed. I mean it, everything changed, and I was able to get that fire back that I had during […]

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Weight Loss as a Struggle, a Lifestyle, and a Choice

As you know, I have been on a weight loss journey since the start of this year. Now, seven months in, I am starting to get a little down in the dumps. I’m not at my goal weight yet, I’m struggling to stay on track with Weight Watchers, and I’m not working out as much […]

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Fitness Friday #13 – Calm the Eff Down! Also 5K Success!

The beginning section of this post, about heart rate, was written on June 21st, and the second half was written this week. I’ve been paying attention to my heart rate recently, and it is just out of control. Seriously, my resting heart rate is somewhere in the upper 70’s and that’s not great. Also, when […]

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Fitness Friday #12 – I Can See the Finish Line From Here! Goal Weight!

Happy Friday y’all! I am super excited to go over the stats this week because I weighed in this morning at 143.2 pounds! This means I’ve lost 19 pounds and only have 8 more to go! So close to goal weight! I honestly can’t believe it, and even though I said I wanted to get […]

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7 of the Best Zero Point Foods on Weight Watchers

If you are on Weight Watchers, there is no doubt in my mind that you are living that Zero Point life. Always in search of zero point foods to add to your list of favorites. For those of you who don’t know, Weight Watchers runs on a system of points, and you are allotted a […]

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Fitness Friday #11 – Success is My Only Option, Failure’s Not

Success is my only option, failure’s not. Yes, I just quoted Eminem. Have you heard this song? This song has always gotten me pumped, but when I heard it during my Couch to 5K, it literally pushed me harder than any song I’ve listened to while working out. The beat was even in time with […]

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Eat, Workout, Repeat – Reaching My Goal Weight

Remember when I said I have until my birthday to reach my goal weight? Well that date is getting closer and my weight is staying the same. I’m working out more, and fasting still, but I’m losing a bit of momentum on what I eat. And by losing momentum, I mean that I stopped tracking. […]

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Fitness Friday #10 – Working Out and Meeting Post Malone

Let’s just jump right in, shall we? Goals I have some strict steps, leading up to my birthday goal of getting to my ideal weight. I’m starting each Fitness Friday until then with a spot check of where I’m at with these goals. Get back to strict Weight Watchers, track everything! I was thinking that […]

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