My Weight-Loss Journey Part 2

My Weight-Loss Journey Part 2

You can read part 1 of my weight loss journey, here. I actually consider it more of my weight gain journey! Here is part 2 of my weight-loss journey.

The Middle {continued}

After Greg had his vasectomy, and the realization hit that we would not have any more children, I decided it was time to “get my body back.” I did it the way every one else does it: calories in, calories out. I downloaded the My Fitness Pal app and started to log every single bite that went into my mouth. I was using the 30-Day Shred¬†for my workouts. They were 20 minutes and completely do-able. I lost 20-25 pounds in a few short months. Honestly, it was my coping mechanism. While I wasn’t angry or bitter, I didn’t really know how to deal with the facts. So I turned to working out.

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My Weight-Loss Journey Part 1

My Weight-Loss Journey Part 1

As a child and teenager, weight loss was never a concern for me. I was an athletic young lady and “could eat whatever I wanted” and really wouldn’t gain any weight. I remember girls in my 7th grade class having “weight loss challenges” and they would see who could lose the most weight in a week. They would sit at lunch and eat saltine crackers and drink water. I remember thinking how ridiculous they were. I never said that, but it was how I felt. I can even remember telling my mom about what they were doing. The idea of being worried about weight loss at 13 didn’t make sense to me. Read More

Sugar – An Idol?

Sugar – An Idol?

Hi, my name is Gail, I’m 31 years old, and I’m a recovering sugar-addict.

Sugar- An Idole?

Sounds a bit dramatic, right? But it’s the truth. I wasn’t able to admit that I was actually addicted to sugar until this past Spring when I got together with some of my girlfriends and we just had a real heart-to-heart conversation about where we were at. In the moment of my confession, I realized just how much I was letting sugar have it’s way with me.

Read the rest of my story HERE!

 

5 Things Your FitBit Can’t Tell You

5 Things Your FitBit Can’t Tell You

I had a FitBit and loved the challenge of getting in my 10,000 steps a day! It was fun when it finally vibrated telling me I had accomplished one of my goals for the day. I love how on laundry day I did 25+ floors in a day. Yet, I found myself falling back into my old ways of getting stuck on numbers. A FitBit can be a great tool, but you have to know your bend as well.

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Slider Workouts! {Videos & Coupon Code}

Slider Workouts! {Videos & Coupon Code}

If you are looking to intensify your workouts without going to the gym, sliders are an easy, portable way to do that! I have used paper plates in the past, but my Momsanity sliders are way nicer! You can transform a simple movement, like lunges, into a more intense movement just by using sliders. Bonus, I have some short videos and a coupon code for you!

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