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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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6 Habits I’m Changing – Adding and Breaking

6 Habits I'm Changing - Adding and Breaking

I talk a lot about goals on this blog, but not so much about habits. In my post about getting out of a funk, I mentioned choice. I am a firm believer that by changing our choices, we can change our lives and our habits. So, what exactly is a habit? James Clear, author of […]

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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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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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I’ve Got Two More Months to Reach my Goal Weight!

I’ve got two more months until my birthday, June 28th, and I’m more than 10 pounds from reaching my goal weight! If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you may have noticed that Fitness Friday has been missing for a bit. AND if you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know […]

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The Public is the Movie I didn’t Know That I Needed

The AMC near my house has $5.00 Tuesdays, and when we can, we take advantage. I don’t have to have a movie in mind, I can always find something to watch. Honestly, the worse it looks, the more I want to see it. This Tuesday, while scrolling through the list of available movies, I saw […]

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8 things that Helped Me Lose 15 Pounds – Fitness Friday #8

My weigh in on Monday was for 148, however when I weighed myself on Wednesday I was down to 147, which is 15 pounds down! 15 pounds down and 12 more to go! I wanted to put together a list of things that have helped me lose 15 pounds, including food to always have on […]

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FOMO-tivation, and Gaining Perspective on Spaceship Earth

Do you ever scroll though someone else’s blog or social media, and think ‘man, that’s an awesome ______ I wish I had that’ or ‘I wish I could do that’ or ‘they seem to have it all figured out’? We all do, right? I know I do. FOMO Some call this feeling FOMO (fear of […]

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Being Brutally Honest About Not Being Perfect

So, I don’t think I’m alone when I say, I want to be perfect. I want the perfect life, the perfect body, the perfect job, the perfect family. But what does that mean? Who created this vision of perfection? Watch out y’all it’s about to get existential up in here. The Perfect Body Let’s not […]

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