No one can do this for you, but you. Whatever this is. I've said that before and I know I said it recently when I talked about the importance of advocating for yourself on my Facebook page. It's true - no one will look out for you more than you, so ask questions, be curious, get … Continue reading Day 263, I guess I’m paraphrasing: Fight for it, take ownership
I can’t have wine. I can’t have beer. I can’t go out. I’ve heard this from a few clients. I’ve read it and heard it from a few people online. When I started, it’s something that I said myself. It’s possible to still have a beer or a glass of wine and lose weight and … Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Alcohol
Last week was the third week in my reverse diet to maintenance. I've already surpassed the macros that were prescribed when I was 3.5 weeks into my reverse before surgery. It's pretty damn exciting to see what the body can do when it has proper nutrients. It's also crazy to see how much food one … Continue reading A Week in Review and Week 3 of the Reverse Diet
I’ve been doing this weightloss thing for over four years now, and I’ve learned a lot. I’ve learned about science and nutrition, I’ve learned about weight lifting and endurance, I’ve learned about myself and more importantly, how what you’re doing can attract both positive and negative people. The past few days I’ve gotten a lot … Continue reading Reflection: My weightloss journey, prep and what I’ve learned
No matter the task you’re taking on, there will be challenges of varying levels. This is a given, nothing is easy. When I started my weightloss journey, I didn’t have a support system or any one person who had verbalized that they believed in me. It was clear to me that to be successful, this … Continue reading The power of having a support system
Today closes the first week back into BBG mode. I'm pleased with the circuits and totally forgot how much leg and cardio combo day kicks my ass. It's not that I can't handle squats or lunges, but the design of the circuit is definitely a mind-fuck for your legs. Before they realize what they're doing, … Continue reading 6 of 84
Saturday I got the shock of being a size 4. While most people would probably say "be happy, be excited, or who cares" mentally for me it was a lot. I'm officially smaller than I was when I started my freshman year of college. I also weigh more and as we all know, the more … Continue reading Transitioning from cutting to maintaining…
Seriously? Has anyone else had to ask themselves this question today? Living in New England, many of us were able to celebrate Patriot's Day or Marathon Monday by not having to work. For me that meant getting to the gym early, heading home to get laundry and meal prep underway. I closed out the Monday … Continue reading Woah where did this week go?