• Health & Weight Loss

    I thought I wasn’t good enough.

    I lost weight and gained it back so many times that I lost count. Every time I started I was genuine and really was ‘all-in’ for results. The amount of time that I lasted varied, but inevitably, I’d get overwhelmed, disappointed in myself, frustrated with the process, or some combination of those things and then quit. I’d be embarrassed. The thought of starting again was way in the back of my mind, but it wasn’t going to happen for a while. Then the cycle would start again. I’d be embarrassed to start again though. I’d wonder what everyone was thinking and if they were judging whether I was capable of…

  • Health & Weight Loss

    My Plant Based Journey

    Well I decided to try something different. I want to see how my body feels if I started moving towards a plant based way of eating. There are a couple documentaries that recently sparked my interest. The benefits of a plant based diet have been chatted about for a long time, but lately, I’ve had more interest in it for health. I’ve ready several books including The China Study which was mind-boggling (and hilarious and times). I actually enjoyed reading it even though it was a ‘research study.’ I’m curious to see how a plant based diet effects my inflammation and if eating that way helps me with my runs.…

  • Health & Weight Loss

    How Do I Do It?

    I remember asking a health professional many moons ago how to stop eating candy. I was referring to chocolate candy, not the wimpy stuff. LOL I was asking a free health & fitness coach on an online chat. He began listing out different foods to eat and gave me windows of time to eat in. But he didn’t answer my question. ‘No, sir, I’d like to know HOW to stop eating dessert, please.’ He was completely stumped. He had no idea how to answer that. ‘You just don’t eat it,’ he replied. Ugh. That was embarrassing. I thought to myself, ‘Really? You’re the only one who can’t figure this out,…