My December Challenge

Over a year ago, when I started this blog, I told myself I would do something new each month for either my physical or mental self. I started decently strong, but the challenge idea faded very quickly. I am proud to say that I picked up some good habits along the way, like reading more,…

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Checking the Scale

When I started on Weight Watchers, I was terrified of the scale. I still am, but not as much because I’ve found a little more confidence. I joined at 174 lbs, and now weigh roughly 155. It’s progress, but I still have a ways to go. About six months ago, I reached a plateau. I…

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3 or 30

I went to bed last night with the intention of waking up today and going on a run. It’s 9:30 am, and I’m in my pajamas with no intention of lacing up. To be fair, yesterday I decided to do run/sprint intervals on a treadmill, which is notorious for leaving me with sore shins the…

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Introduction to my state of mind.

This post opened my eyes to how poorly I’ve been treating myself lately. Anyone who is close to me, a distant acquaintance, or even just a follower of this blog has probably heard me complain about something in my life regarding my body. I step on a scale each week and nearly cry over a…

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Weight…Loss?

Everyone is a little bit different, but for me, I’ve found that if I don’t run at least once or twice a week, write down what I’m eating, or at least try to keep a healthy eating lifestyle, I’ll step on the scale at the beginning of the week and end up gaining weight. It…

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The Pants that Don’t Fit.

Today I was running late to work, and I was staring at my closet without a clue of what to wear. I grabbed a shirt I hadn’t worn in a while, which I love to pair with my dark red denim pants. I was super excited when colored denim became a thing, don’t ask me…

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The Magic of Accountability

I’ve said it a million times and I’ll say it again. October has been super busy, which means I didn’t get much of a chance to head over to Weight Watchers to give myself a little bit of a check-in. For those of you that weren’t aware, (no hard feelings), I’ve been on (doing? attending?…

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