Even Goals Need A Balanced Approach

As someone that is always preaching about taking a balanced approach, I was reminded recently how easy it is to lose sight of that balance. I have been working towards an arbitrary goal weight of 165lbs, it was a number that I just had decided on based on my lowest weight which would have madeContinue reading “Even Goals Need A Balanced Approach”

Let Nothing Stop You!

Stress can be a real buzz kill. For me, when I am stressed it really impacts my ability to make sound choices. The past few weeks have been a good reminder that we are never bullet proof. No matter how much I have learned through my journey I will have moments where I fail toContinue reading “Let Nothing Stop You!”

Change Your Mind – Change Your Life

How set are you on the decisions you make at a certain point in your life? How open are you at reevaluating or changing your mind? So many of us limit our options because decisions we make at a certain point in our lives due circumstances or what serves us at that time but doesContinue reading “Change Your Mind – Change Your Life”

To Be Coached or Not to be Coached…

As my last blog for 2018 I can’t help but reflect back on my year. It’s been probably my most turbulent year since I started focusing on my health. I have said before that losing 200lbs was the easy part, it’s learning to live in my new current reality, that has been by far theContinue reading “To Be Coached or Not to be Coached…”

Don’t Wait for New Years to Set Goals

Don’t be so quick to jump on the New Year’s resolution band wagon. In reality, every day is an opportunity to make a small change to work towards a long-term goal so why put all that pressure on yourself and that one date. I am sure you have things that you want to achieve allContinue reading “Don’t Wait for New Years to Set Goals”

#TransformationTuesday 2.0

A transformation is so much more than losing weight. I didn’t understand what I was doing when I started my journey but my transformation is so much more than just losing weight. It was about transforming my relationship with food, from how I deal with emotions and how I celebrate life. But it has beenContinue reading “#TransformationTuesday 2.0”

Just Keep #Running ….

The last few weeks have been pretty frustrating for me with my training. I was down and out with a head cold for most of one week as well I have been having some issues with my hip/leg. Well actually, apparently my #6 & 7 rib is out of line which is causing issues withContinue reading “Just Keep #Running ….”

First Run for 2015

Today I ran in my first event for 2015. It was also my first run in the VIRA Series. This year I decided to approach my running differently, rather than “sort of training” then just entering events with the expectation that I will be able to just go out and run a 5km, I joinedContinue reading “First Run for 2015”

Gaining Momentum – Losing Weight!

After a few frustrating weeks of no exercise and no weight loss I have been able to get back at my exercising and the weight is coming off at a steady pace. I am quickly approaching my last goal of 220 lbs which I was hoping to reach by March 6 but it looks likeContinue reading “Gaining Momentum – Losing Weight!”

How I got to this point!

I am often asked what was different for me this time. I can’t pin point what made this attempt to lose weight different from the others necessarily but I do know what I did differently when starting this journey. I changed the way I looked at this – it’s a lifestyle change not a temporaryContinue reading “How I got to this point!”