I am officially at 236.4 lbs. right now. I am pretty excited about this because it signals a 102 lb. weight loss thus far! I still have quite the road ahead of me but the effects of this weight loss are definitely apparent both physically and emotionally. Physically, my muscles are more toned and I […]Read more "Over 100 lbs. lost!"
Hello from Mozambique! I have moved here for a 5-month contract for work. Having lived here before, I knew what to expect in terms of the conditions of gyms and the options for working out. A lot of the gyms are usually older and half of the cardio machines are usually broken. I think that […]Read more "My Own Crossfit WODs in Mozambique"
I am currently down to 256 lbs., which is an 82.4 lb. loss from my heaviest (338.4 lbs.). The first 34 lbs were lost by just walking more and incorporating healthier foods into my diet over the span of the first 6 months. The last 48.4 lbs. have resulted from more stringent dedication and the hard work […]Read more "Staying Strong"
So I haven’t fallen off the wagon. In fact, I am down approximately 35 lbs., lingering currently at around 270 lbs. I am not going to say that it’s easy because it’s far from that. I will be good for a week and then binge for 2-3 days and then hop back on the wagon. It’s […]Read more "Still kicking"
I am a day late with this, as my weigh-in days are Tuesdays, but I weighed in on my first Weight Watchers weigh-in at 295.4 lbs. I have always yo-yo-ed but it really became a trend since graduating from high school. My lowest weight I can recall was in high school, at 180 lbs. My […]Read more "Weigh-In #1 – You’ve gotta start somewhere"
Lately I was looking at old pictures from middle school and high school. I remember thinking during that time that I was so fat and ugly. I was bullied and teased quite a bit for being overweight. A group of boys, whom I had gone to school with since kindergarten and who had transferred with […]Read more "The Ghosts of Insults Past"
So I had an epiphany. I had been eating Paleo foods but I was miserable. I was miserable not because Paleo isn’t effective and extremely healthy for you. It is effective and healthy. However, living with people and being surrounded by people who don’t adhere to Paleo makes this type of diet difficult. The constant […]Read more "Joining Weight Watchers Again"