I love to learn new things and find that personal experience gives me a better perspective. I like to take on challenges and measure the results. Here you will find the stories of my challenges.
Recent Blog Posts
This week I weighed in at 256.8, down 2.0 pounds this week. That brings my total weight loss to 86.4 pounds or 25.2% of my starting body weight. I finally passed the 25% mark this weight - it is amazing to me that I've lost 1/4 of me. I managed to get a little better...read more
I have struggled with my eating this week. I've been hungry and had some serious snack and sugar cravings. It is almost like my body heard me say I was going to do the 5 Day Cleanse again and it is revolting against the idea. Pizza, ice cream, milkshakes... You name...read more
My weigh in this week was 258.1. That is down 1.8 pounds over last week and I am closing in on a total weight loss of 25%! I feel like I have learned so much on this journey and it has been great to talk to the many people who have been inspired to do the same. My...read more
This week I managed to get in two workouts and am back to nearly 100%. It felt really good to get moving again. I ended up weighing in at 259.9, so I broke through the 260-pound barrier this week. That is only down .4 pounds on the week, but a big milestone for me....read more
I mentioned last week that I had hurt my back while working on building a patio/firepit. Hauling around heavy bags of rock, sand, and pavers apparently got the better of me. My lower back was still really sore this week and I had to apply ice every morning to get...read more