What Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds.

There is no magic pill. There is no magic shake, tea, or drink. There is only consistency and work. After losing over 125 lbs in one year I find myself a little on the fluffier side again. Now that baby is 8 months old it’s time to get serious again. I’ve been maintaining my current…

Mom, It’s Okay To Be A Little Selfish.

I’m a year in, over 100 pounds lost, and feeling great. I’ve gotten so much positive response and encouragement, really it’s great. I’ve had a lot of support and hardly any negativity, but there is one question that’s been getting harder and harder to answer. This question has become more about defending myself than simply…

Pinning in August.

Did anyone else miss the entire month of August? It’s hard to believe that summer is over, the kiddos are back in school, and Fall is just around the corner. Although I do enjoy summer, the best time of year is FALL! Football, cooler weather, boots, hoodies, fall colors, and Halloween! Fall is the best….

8 Non-Scale Victories to Keep You Motivated

What is a Non-scale Victory? It’s something that happens during your weight loss journey that isn’t represented by a number on the scale. We focus so much on hitting the next number on the scale, or telling ourselves, “If I could just get to 150lbs I’d feel amazing.” There is more to weight loss than…

Losing the first 100.

Day after day, for years, I would tell myself, “This is the day. Today I start eating right and working out.” My intentions were always good. I would make that morning shake, go for a walk in the afternoon, try to eat some protein and veggies for lunch, dinner I would do the same. Some attempts…