Category Archives: My Story/Updates

Perspective – a lesson

Perspective – a lesson… This popped up in my personal facebook timeline from 2 yrs ago: “feeling thankful I used to be a computer programmer – as much as I hated it (loathed it, was nauseated by it) I am … Continue reading

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It’s DVAM – if you don’t know what that is, you should!

October is Breast cancer awareness month (which we are doing a little fundraiser for hint hint) BUT did you know it is also Domestic Violence Awareness month? This is a blog about fitness and health but this post is not.  … Continue reading

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Someone’s famous ;) and a giveaway!!!

I got a really special (to me) surprise on Friday! I had a not so great week and, in my morning ritual of coffee and facebook, a friend had messaged me how amazing it was that I was in Oxygen … Continue reading

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Maintenance…

I was asked a question about not how I LOST weight, but how I’ve managed to keep it off for nearly 3 years.  In my struggle to do so, I realize this is an important part of the story. I … Continue reading

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Turning 40…

Somewhere along the way, instead of dreading 40, I decided to celebrate it, invite it, make it fun!  So I am not worried at all that TODAY, I am FORTY YEARS OLD! That’s right – this girl is 40. I … Continue reading

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Mistakes I made in my weight loss journey

My weight loss journey (this time) has been successful!  and I cannot tell you how proud and thankful I am for that.  It has literally changed my life (and probably extended it!). I got a few things right this time … Continue reading

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Spend your energy on the positive…

I have had the great opportunity to share my transformation with a number of people, and I do that in hopes of inspiring someone, anyone!  We see and hear a lot of transformation stories (if you are like me you … Continue reading

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Three Years and counting… my Fit-iversary!

It’s my Fit-iversary – something I celebrate every year (and hope I never stop!).  It marks three years (Jan 3, 2011) since I took that first big leap of faith toward a healthier and fitter me.  To be honest it … Continue reading

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When a girl meets her idol ;)

Well “idol” might be a strong word… but role model for sure! A few months into my weight loss when I started to get serious about exercise, I read Burn the Fat (my FAV fitness book of all time), and … Continue reading

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Opportunity… and hard work…

I have officially lost my mind I earned a degree about 17 yrs ago without much thought to what I would do with it (math).  It brought with it good opportunities and a great start for our family.  I was … Continue reading

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