Struggling with my weight for my entire adult life, I finally decided life is too short to live perpetually unhappy. I have lost 55 pounds in the last year and am currently working on the last 25. I made a few simple changes to my lifestyle (less sugar, smaller portions, and more veggies) and have never felt better! I'd like to share a number of "Before and Afters" with you to detail the differences from my old life to new. ... Read more » about Before and After
Yesterday was National Running Day! (I actually didn't know until I saw the bajillion blog posts about it...heh). But I shall celebrate none-the-less even if I'm a day late. I still don't/won't call myself a "runner"... but I am getting into the habit of running, slowly but surely. It all started with the lovely Corrie Anne. If you missed her guest post, be sure to go back and read it.
Now I'm no Pioneer Woman, who got 48,000 comments on ONE BLOG POST (I left a comment myself to try to win an awesome turquoise pot...ha! No such luck.) But, as I posted on Facebook yesterday, I have been overwhelmed with the number of visits/views/pins of my Strawberry Banana Greek Yogurt Bread and its Blueberry version...over 30,000 just this month! I hope many of you have actually gotten the chance to make them and taste them for yourselves. This excitement and pinning action piqued my interest.
I was never much of a goal-setter, I think mostly because I didn't want to fail. If I didn't set any, I couldn't disappoint myself! BUT, what I came to realize is that if you don't set goals and aren't working towards where you want to be, it's so much easier to get off track. Like I said in my first goals post, I didn't intentionally gain 80 pounds. It sortof "just happened." That so ... Read more » about Goals Round 2 + A trip down Memory Lane