In February 2016 I embarked on my weight loss journey and lost 74.5 pounds in a year. In February 2017 I started strength training and lost another 15.5 pounds during the next year. In February 2018, in the spirit of keeping the streak going, I decided to add yoga to the mix. … [Read more...] about My 30 Day Yoga Experiment
After losing 90 pounds since February 1, 2016, I'm now in maintenance mode. Having lost and gained weight many times over the years, I know that losing weight is one thing. Keeping it off is another -- and in some ways it's harder. In the past, I looked at losing weight as a … [Read more...] about Maintenance = Mind Over Matter
On February 1, 2016, I faced the horrible truth that I weighed 222.5 pounds. The last time I weighed that much, I was pregnant with triplets! This time I didn't have that excuse. I could not believe what I'd done to myself. I felt so embarrassed and ashamed. January is the … [Read more...] about 69 Pounds in 11 Months
It's been 10 years since I first saw Dr. James Levine being interviewed on Primetime 20/20 while walking at a treadmill desk. As soon as I saw it, I KNEW the treadmill desk was the perfect solution for one of my biggest problems -- making exercise a regular part of my … [Read more...] about Treadmill Desk: 10 Years Later
Today makes 6 months since I started my weight loss journey. I was sick and tired of lugging all that extra weight around with me everywhere I went. The average watermelon weighs 20 pounds. Can you imagine carrying 2 or 3 watermelons around with you wherever you go? That … [Read more...] about Yes, 40 Pounds Lighter in 6 Months!