Rest is important
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      1 comments

I've always worried about rest days. I know I'm supposed to rest, and the weekends tend to be more restful than weekdays, but I try really hard to stay active every day, because I've found that very little exercise can make my weight shoot up. ... Read more
Exercise quality and quantity important
Monday, February 06, 2017      2 comments

After looking back on my previous weight loss success and my current journey, I'm realizing that a big part of my success was how much I exercised, in addition to burning a significant amount of calories. I read an article about the necessary a... Read more
Exercise matters more than you think
Monday, February 06, 2017      1 comments

One thing I hate about the weight loss journey is how easy it is to gain the weight back, but harder to lose. I can't tell you how many times I've stepped on the scale and been excited about the number going down, only to have it go up a day or... Read more
Eat good fat
Thursday, February 02, 2017      1 comments

I tend to stay away from dairy. My sinuses thank me. However, I've been reading bits and bobs here and there about increasing your good fat intake (which is a lot of times saturated fat, and unforunately got a bad rep a long time ago, and I do... Read more
Resist, baby!
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      3 comments

Very glad to have my Black Mountain resistance band set. I'd done resistance band training in the past, but I only had one and it finally ripped in a couple spots, so I needed a new one. This set, which I discovered through Diary of a Fit Momm... Read more
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      2 comments

That's what my brain said a couple days ago. I had been looking at the nutritional info on the back of a bag of Trader Joe's Candy Coated Chocolates (TJ's version of M&M's). The reason my brain did a flip was the amount of one serving, both in... Read more
Strange Feeling
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      7 comments

So I've learned that I have to burn a lot more calories a day to get my weight to go down. However, interesting thing this morning. I weigh myself every morning. I went up, which made me sad. Then i got dressed, and my clothes felt looser. ... Read more
Do Lunges Target Your Glutes? Yes, yes they do.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      0 comments

Yes, you can say it, I hurt my arse. :P I was trying to do forward lunges on the way to my car after work. Not entirely level ground, and my form wasn't terrific, so as I finished my walking and headed home, I felt it. Oh, I felt it. So I ha... Read more
Burn Baby Burn
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      0 comments

Starting over with my weight loss and still learning. Tacking is so important, I realize that now. Going back to my reports from 2012 when I first lost the weight, I was burning a lot of calories a day. Not every day, but enough to get rid of... Read more