Fitness Friday Week 18: Weight-Loss Challenge

Oh, hi! How are you? I know you probably think I gave up on this fitness and health thing, but I haven't! In fact, William and I have just begun a little weight-loss challenge of our own. We both have significant amounts of weight to lose (although mine is more significant than his), so I thought it would be fun to compete. We started our competition at the beginning of this week and the challenge … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week 14 Working My Way Back

You're stuck with just me this week! I took this week off of work to hang out with my Mom who is here from Florida until the end of next week. It's been so nice to just relax with my Mom and the kids. Amazingly, I haven't been completely relaxed with my diet. I haven't been perfect, but I've had a better week than I thought I would being away from the office. Successes… Weight...I … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week 11 & Getting Fit In Your 40s

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Every week, along with my progress update, I’m sharing guest posts from friends who are making changes in their lives to live more healthily. This week’s guest poster is my friend, Deborah Buentello-Carriles. Deborah and I went to the same high school, and she's the big sister of a guy in my class (Seniors '93 Rule!). When we were in school, I thought Deborah was one of the prettiest and … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week Six & Kim Borchert Inspires!

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I can't believe it's been six weeks since I left the fat-girl closet with you all! In addition to my usual updates, this week starts a series of guest posts I've lined up to share with you. I have so many friends who are inspiring me with their life changes and I wanted you to hear from them. This week's guest is Kim Borchert. I asked Kim to write a guest post because she a super busy woman who … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week One

I made it through my first week, y'all! I started the weight-loss program through my hospital and it's challenging a lot of my thinking. This week has been pretty big for me though!  Successes Within two days of starting the program, I noticed that the constant swelling of my feet and legs that hasn't gone away since I was pregnant with Tobin went away! My hands are also significantly … [Read more...]