Fitness Friday: Week Nine & Living With Extreme Food Allergies

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 my guest posters are Lauren Vargas and Leo Souza. Lauren was born with life-threatening allergies to dairy, they have one daughter with no food allergies, one daughter with life-threatening allergies to eggs, and Leo loves to eat and cook for all … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week Eight…Run Over By The Wagon

I haven't just fallen off the wagon, I've been run over by the wagon. I went out of town for work this week, and it's safe to say there was a little bit of crazy happening for me in the food department. More than a little bit. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw every bit of food I ate over the last three days. And it tasted so very good. But I'm back in the office and home now. Let the … [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 Four

This was a hard week. I had a really stressful work week and I used that as an excuse to eat three different times when I wasn't hungry. I know that doesn't sound like that huge a deal, but it was. I mean, the whole point of this program is to only eat when you're hungry. So... blech. But, I'm in it for the long haul, right? I will continue to work on making myself as healthy as … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Week Three

Three weeks in! Here's the breakdown for the week: Successes I'm still steering clear of caffeine for the most part. Over the last week, I had one can of diet soda and one 20 oz. bottle of diet soda (consumed over two days!) This is a giant improvement over the 3+ bottles I used to have every day. I drank a full gallon of the H2Orange every day this week. And learned that I don't love the … [Read more...]