Thank You!


When I started this blog a few months ago, I had no intention to be inspirational…or any of those cute things a blog is supposed to be. In fact, I was convinced it would be pretty lame, so no one would care.

Well, thank you, all you lovely people who follow my blog. I was so shocked to see that I had reached 50! I’m not easily motivated, but you guys make me want to do better…to have good news for you. More than anything, though, I want to embrace life, and that experience is enriched by having people to share it with.

I’m so grateful for this lovely community. I really think I’d have given up ages ago, if not for the support you guys give. You’re even more awesome than I could have imagined.

Blessings to each of you!


Weigh-In No. 12…and 13…and 14…


Yes, I’m alive. 😀

286 (08/08/13)

287 (15/06/13)

287 (22/06/13)


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So, the past few weeks? Pretty crazy…I haven’t been working out. I feel as if I’ve been so busy, yet I can’t exactly see what I’ve accomplished. This is what I do, though…I start something, and then I stop…but, I’m not stopping for good this time. Is change super hard? Yes!

Like, this is so much bigger than a clothing size or a number on the scale. This is the question of whether I’ll ever learn to fight…and keep fighting to be who I was made to be. (No, I don’t mean skinny. Ugh…) I almost wish losing weight was the hardest thing I have to do. I’ve done it before, and it’s not that hard for me, especially when I don’t have to do it on purpose. I think it’s the deliberate parts of this that scare me.

Anyway, I’ll blog more over the next few days, since things seem to be settling down. Now, to go catch up on what has been happening in the lives of the lovely and inspirational people whose blogs I follow. 😀


Weigh-In No. 11


285 (01/06/13)

A bit late to be posting this…oops. So, another pound down…like, if I plot a graph of my weigh-ins, it’d be kinda cute…all those ups and downs. Good thing I’m not hooked on numbers.

Ya, so I have way too much to do this week (my fault), and I tend to let working out and stuff slide when I’m swamped. Let’s hope that doesn’t happen this trip.

So, hiiiiiiii, y’all! All the best for the rest of the week!

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Snap Out Of It!


I work too hard to mess things up by not being serious about what I eat. Working out is sometimes fun, but it is far from easy, even though I get better at it every day. Why not set myself up for the best results possible?

Most of the food in my house isn’t necessarily unhealthy…it’s just…normal, which cannot work for me. Like, there are vegetables and stuff, but cooking isn’t something I want to do these days. And then, I’ll eat things I know I shouldn’t–not because I like food, but because it keeps me in a place I’m used to. Sigh…Every time I start to do something right, I find a way to mess it up (pretty much a compulsion). Ah, the joys of being me.

I’m not rolling over and playing dead, though. This may take a while, but it will kick in one day. I forget too often, but I’m strong (and not just because there’s hope for my biceps).

I don’t have to be the most motivated person in the world…or motivated at all. No need to be a superstar. All I can do is take each opportunity and try to make the right choice. When I make bad choices, I need to learn from them. This is so new for me. Usually, I give up as soon as I realise something isn’t going to work.

I’m learning how to fight…and I think I like this Lori. 😀


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