Category Archives: My Story/Updates

Confessions…

I hate writing this post, and the only reason I am is because I want you to know that we are ALL human, and we ALL do things that take us a little astray from our goals at times – … Continue reading

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Marriage is Like a Mud Run…

Thursday, the hubs and I celebrated our 15 year wedding anniversary.  As we reflected throughout the day on the 15 year “ride” (as we like to call it),  it hit me how much marriage is like an obstacle race… I … Continue reading

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the bathing suit…

I hate shopping… for me anyway. After years of being in a size I did not like, I really really thought that it would be fun to go buy new clothes, especially things like bathing suits!  Boy was I wrong.  … Continue reading

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A new me? I still AM me…

So I’ve read hundreds of weight loss stories, all of which have different paths, different timelines, different “AHA” moments… a common thread though is to hear them tell of the NEW person they’ve become or discovered or butterflied into… Weight … Continue reading

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Another anniversary!

I realized today that March marks the 2nd anniversary of a part of my fitness journey, not the beginning, not the end, but something more important that has been the key to success for me…. and something that probably saved … Continue reading

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Fit-iversary! Year TWO!

Happy Fit-iversary to me!  It is the 2nd anniversary of my committment to a healthier me … and I think it’s a wonderful idea to celebrate that!  It’s part of what keeps me motivated, keeps me moving in the right … Continue reading

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Was I Addicted to Food?

One of my readers asked me: Did you have an addiction to food? If so how did you overcome it? That’s a tough one… I did not feel addicted to food as in I turned to it for stress reduction … Continue reading

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frustrated… cried…. stuck to my plan…

I told you when I was in the thick of my weight loss journey, there was a lot of time spent crying and pouting because I could not have things I “wanted” or was used to getting… but those tearful … Continue reading

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Ok did I tell you who I ran into the other day? OMG!

So I went to this very small (but awesome) craft fair – handmade items but I wouldn’t really call them “crafts” so…. anywhooooo…  it’s out in a very small part of town (yes I know Houston isn’t SMALL but some … Continue reading

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STRONG… tattoo story!!

So I’ve wanted to do this for a while and when hubby was stumped on what to get me for our 14th anniversary I immediately told him … I want a tattoo!   He agreed with one stipulation – it had … Continue reading

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