Now Is The Time To Lead by Example

I think it is safe to say 2020 hasn’t started how any of thought it was going to. I wake up everyday and the first thing to comes to mind is, “what do I need to fear today?”. I makes me so sad that our children have to experience this and how this pandemic willContinue reading “Now Is The Time To Lead by Example”

Thankful

            Today is Canada’s Thanksgiving so I thought I would do post on how Thankful I am to have the life I do today. I am thankful for my husband and children for being my constant cheerleaders pushing me up those mountains at 350lbs+ and telling me I can doContinue reading “Thankful”

Identity Crisis – Who am I?

Identity Crisis – Who am I? It’s so scary that you can lose 205lbs and still forget that you are not that obese person anymore. As the dust settles, no more milestones to reach that are related to weight loss, just settling into living life as an average sized active person. Seems simple right? It’sContinue reading “Identity Crisis – Who am I?”

Beyond the Scale #WeightWatchers

With almost two months under my belt in the world of maintenance I wanted to share with the Weight Watchers community how I am finding life. I hit my goal weight the very same week Weight Watchers moved to their new program – “Beyond the Scale”. This change happening at the same time that IContinue reading “Beyond the Scale #WeightWatchers”

#Weight Watchers 2 Years later- Lifetime Member

Well today was one of the best days yet in this journey.  Today I achieved my lifetime member status with Weight Watchers exactly 2 years to the Sunday that I started my journey with Weight Watchers online. 205lbs later and lighter, it feels fucking amazing!  Sorry, but that is about the only way I canContinue reading “#Weight Watchers 2 Years later- Lifetime Member”

How I was able to lose 205lbs!

Why and How This Time? I am asked constantly why and how this time I was able to lose all my weight and keep it off. I always thought of this as such a tough question but after reflecting there are some differences from this time from all the other times I tried but failed. The biggest thingContinue reading “How I was able to lose 205lbs!”

Down 206lbs – Time for Reflection!

Last night, for the first time, I sat down and re-read all of my blogs since the day I started Weight Watchers online. It was an emotional moment for me. I started on my first blog. To read how cautious I was about the start of my journey and so afraid to fail is a reminder ofContinue reading “Down 206lbs – Time for Reflection!”

REPEAT this – I am running my first half-marathon!

The past few days I have been doing a lot of thinking about my life today versus not even 2 years ago. I have so many things to be grateful for and so many things to look forward too. My First Half-Marathon: Next weekend I will be running my first half marathon. I still sitContinue reading “REPEAT this – I am running my first half-marathon!”

Challenging Times – But Fun Times!

  The past several weeks my weigh ins have been a bit of a yo-yo. I had had my first gain in early June which I handled well considering it was my first since I started weight watchers 18 months ago. I think it was almost a relief to not have that pressure to sustainContinue reading “Challenging Times – But Fun Times!”

Getting Ready for the Holidays!

With the holidays quickly approaching and life feeling a bit chaotic I am trying to stay grounded in my routines. This week I managed to get all my workouts in but last week I wasn’t able to and it definitely affected my mental health. I now understand what it is like to feel like youContinue reading “Getting Ready for the Holidays!”