Out for a walk

I try to walk ( if I'm not running) first thing in the morning. it helps me get my thoughts ready for the day. Today I was thinking...is this commitment or stupidity that I'm out walking right now knowing the rain could come any moment! I...

Self-Control or Self- Doubt?

I would like to think of myself as a person that has a lot of self-control. (Self- control meaning that I can control my actions solely because my ‘self’ wants them controlled) If this were true then I would be able to wake up to run at 4:30 whether...

Recipes

Here are some of the recipes from the Meal Plan.  Some of these recipes are from South Beach and some I have taken from others and made them my own.  Also, I will not use as much ingredients on some things. I am not a big onion fan, so I use less...

Eating Plan

Good morning!! So I woke up this morning and said to myself, "I'm going to workout. I dont want to. But Im going to."  And this morning at 7:30am, I got up and jogged 1.5 miles. I felt like I about killed myself. But I did it!!!!  Sometimes its the...

Today

Where am I at today? And what am I doing?  Well, first I am at 180 pounds, size 12. I am 5'4. So this is not where I want to be at. What is my goal?  You have to have a goal in this. And it has to be realistic.  My goal is by September 27th, to...

Background

Hello, My name is Dawn. I am 34 years old, married and I have two children. I have always struggled with me weight growing up. And then when I had my first child at 20, and gained 58 pounds, it made the weight loss motivation harder. Divorce was my...

"Fat Makes You Think Strange Things"

The above quote is a silly quote from a comedic, animated show called “Sealab 2021”. It makes me think about the importance of attitude when it comes to weight management.     I’ve always heard that having a bad attitude about exercise and...

No Need To Starve

I used to be one of those girls that didn't eat to be skinny, i loved it and honestly sometimes i go a day without eating.. But i discovered how bad it was and now i diet. But no not some "water" diet. I just stopped eating/ cut down on...

Introduction

"I feel fat", I heard this on a show and thought that's a feeling I have quite often. There have been countless times when I have changed my clothes just because some dress made me look fat. In fact, I did that just today in the morning while getting...

Out of touch

Wow, it's been quite a while since I was last here. Been rather busy lately, what with the last dregs of college work to finish off, sorting out my uni finances (which aren't 100% sorted yet, but every day is another step closer) and various other...

T25 Workout

Good Morning and Happy Thursday! J So I have started a new DVD work out - T25. A 2 month programme guaranteed to get you into shape, 5 times a week, each work out lasting only 25 minutes. Sounds too good to be true so thought I would try it out. My...

Just a thought

Quit waiting for the time to be right, the world to be perfect, your life to be in order. The timing is now and your life is based upon what you do today not what you do tomorrow. One step at a time in the right direction will get you to your...

Where I first started.

Okay, well let's try this again. Again you're thinking - this is the first time I'm reading anything from this lady. Yeah well, I just had my whole first post ready - and when I went to share it on Facebook - my whole page went blank. BLANK...

Where I first started.

Okay, well let's try this again. Again you're thinking - this is the first time I'm reading anything from this lady. Yeah well, I just had my whole first post ready - and when I went to share it on Facebook - my whole page went blank. BLANK...

Where I first started.

Okay, well let's try this again. Again you're thinking - this is the first time I'm reading anything from this lady. Yeah well, I just had my whole first post ready - and when I went to share it on Facebook - my whole page went blank. BLANK...

Where I first started.

Okay, well let's try this again. Again you're thinking - this is the first time I'm reading anything from this lady. Yeah well, I just had my whole first post ready - and when I went to share it on Facebook - my whole page went blank. BLANK...

Fat, Not Fat, Fat, Not Fat...Fat?

I did the InBody 230 body analysis at the YMCA yesterday and I'm very surprised. My stats: Gender: Female Age: 23 Height: 5'3 Bust: 34" Waist: 25" Hips: 36" Weight: 136 Waist/Hip Ratio: .698 BMI: 24.1 Clothes: Size 4...

In the beginning

So, I decided to start a blog/ online log about my journey to fitness competitor..... I know my story may not be that unique but I figured it may help someone so why not...    Im already 2 weeks into competition prep for a august 9th show!!!! ...

Enough is Enough...

We all have that moment after highschool where you look back at yourself and wonder where did that person go. How did i let myself get to the point  where I look in the mirror and cant even smile at my own face.  That young teenager that would strike...

Everday I see my dream

Love the song YES by LMFAO. The video is about ten minutes long so I try to do as many sit ups and crunches as I can by the end. I'm not in the best shape fair enough and I may take lots of breaks but I'm doing more all the time and hopefully with...