Doritos are the Devil – Weekly Weigh In

January 16, 2017 Weekly Weigh In

Doritos are the devil. Alright so hear me out before all of you Dorito lovers come after me!  I LOVE Doritos.  They are so yummy and they fill that afternoon carb craving just perfectly.  However, eating half a bag mindlessly because you are not thinking about what you are putting in your mouth is NOT […]

24 Weeks Pregnant Weigh In

24 weeks pregnant weight gain

This past Monday, I turned 24 weeks pregnant.  Delaney is growing perfectly and the doctor’s are not worried about a thing!  Plus, she is beautiful! This pregnancy has been very easy for me!  I guess since I had to wait 7 years to get pregnant, my body just decided to enjoy everything and take it […]

When Life Throws you Curve Balls

When Life throws Curveballs at you

I was out on a walk this morning…shocking, I know.  Thankfully my husband asked me to go and in my moment of insanity, I said yes.  I was very thankful afterward.  Anyways, I was out on a walk this morning and I was huffing and puffing to get up hills and this post just sort […]

Pregnancy Isn’t an Excuse for a Food Frenzy!

Keep Calm I'm not fat I am pregnant

I am so glad that I can now talk to you about what is REALLY going on with me and my weight loss journey. Pregnancy when you are already overweight is tricky.  I am going to do a full post on some things that I have been struggling with but one of them is how […]

How Bad Do You Want It – Weekly Weigh In

Weekly Weigh In April 22, 2015

I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news.  Which one do you want first? The bad news? Why do people always want the bad news first?  Oh well…bad news it is. I gained 1.4 pounds last week. Blah. Ready for the good news? I LOST 1 pound the week before: So, in two weeks I […]

Lazy Weight Gain – Weekly Weigh In

Weekly Weigh In April 6, 2015

I ate fast food last week…a lot!  I can’t really tell you why except I was lazy. I didn’t walk last week…at all.  I can’t really tell you why except I was lazy. I didn’t track last week…maybe a little.  I can’t really tell you why except I was lazy. Moral of the story…you be […]

Attitude Check – Weekly Weigh In

February 23, 2015 Weekly Weigh In

Ya’ll…gains are going to happen.  It is part of the journey.  I knew this week I was going to gain.  I just wasn’t sure how much!  Here is what I saw when I stepped on the scale yesterday: A gain of 0.8. I wasn’t nearly as upset as I used to get when I had […]

No More

Jen and Hampton

I posted a picture on Facebook the other day to honor my nephew’s birthday.  Here it is: And…I got some great comments. “What a Great Picture!” “You look Terrific!” “You look amazing, Jen!” I wanted to write in the comments…”I WISH I still looked like this!” You see, that picture is over a year and […]

Ways to Reduce Stress other than Eat…

Handle Every Stressful situation like a dog. if you can't eat it or play with it, just pee on it and walk away.

Anyone else out there feeling stressed?  Good or bad stress?  Stress over a job?  Stress over money?  Stress over a relationship?  Stress over illness?  Stress over talking to an insurance company, medical bills or a debt collector?  Stress over your children?  And the list goes on and on and on. Confession Time:  My number one […]

I Have to Weigh In Tomorrow…

There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

It’s time.  Time for me to weigh in and face the music.  It is not going to be pretty.  It is probably going to be down right ugly.  But…it’s time. No more denial. No more lying to myself. No more hiding behind bigger clothes. No more pretending it doesn’t bother me, that is is “just […]