Note to Self

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

Guess what day it is?!? Hump Day!  That commercial always makes me laugh! Happy Wednesday!  Today I want to take a minute to give myself some advice.  Red Envelope contacted me and asked me one simple question, “What is some advice or even a tip you’d give to your past-self, present-self and/or future-self.”  Sounds like a […]

Believe It and You Will Achieve It – Medifast Weekly Weigh In

If you can believe you can achieve

Believe it and you will achieve it. Do you believe this statement? I have seen it on Facebook lately and it has really got me thinking. Can I really do something if I believe hard enough that I can? My belief that I am actually going to lose weight and get to my goals goes […]

Spark the Fire – Weekly Weigh In

Success is not the Result of Spontaneous Combustion. You must set yourself on fire!

This post is actually my weekly weigh in from LAST week.  Since my site was switching servers and I was unable to post, I thought I would share it with you this week.  I didn’t make it to my weigh in due to a work obligation so it all worked out.  Just know that this […]

Sister Memories


Here is how my conversation went last night after my Weight Watcher weigh in with my sister via text: Kath:  How much weight did you lose? Me:  Don’t want to talk about it…aka none Kath:  What happened?  Nevermind…just read your blog.  I am proud of you for blogging how you really feel. Me:  Yeh…not such […]

Voice in Your Head

Inner Voice

On my ride home from work today, I heard the song “Perfect” from Pink on the radio. In that song, it talks about retraining the voice in your head. It says, “Change the voices in your head, make them like you instead.” This got me thinking back to the earlier days of my weight loss […]

Be Selfish

Be Selfish

I give you permission, right now, to be selfish.  WHAT?!?!?  Yep, you can be selfish and no one will even know you are being selfish.  From now on, you must put yourself first when it comes to your weight loss. I give you permission to go to your Weight Watcher meetings.  You can take the […]

Treat Yourself


Are you on a weight loss journey? Are you trying to maintain your weight loss? Do you ever find yourself stalled out and having a hard time getting moving again? One thing I like to do is set SMALL goals and when I achieve them, I treat myself to something.  I have set goals and […]

Two is Better than One

Me and Jason

Have you ever tried to do something really hard all by yourself and it just doesn’t happen? Then, when you decide to talk to someone and ask for help, it becomes easier and you achieve your goals? This week at my Weight Watcher meeting we talked about having a weight loss buddy. This lead me […]

Weight Watchers Success Night – Review

Weight Watcher Success Story

 On Monday night I had the rare privilege of being involved in success night at Weight Watchers. This night was open to everyone currently involved in Weight Watchers or people who were interested in joining Weight Watchers. Let me just say-This night was absolutely AMAZING!!!! My Weight Watcher leader, Jacynta asked me to share my […]

Even Kids Know…

Skills Tutor Avatar

 Even kids know it sux to be fat. At work lately, I have been showing a new program, Skills Tutor, to my students on the computer. In this program, the first thing they have to do is make an Avatar, a person that looks like them (similar to the Mii on the Wii). Well…each kid […]