Monthly Archives: September 2011

Lose to Win: Healthy for the Holidays (Day 1)

The weight loss contest officially starts today! There are four particpants: Melissa, Rachel, Sara and me. Typically I will post results from the four of us, along with some progress pictures and a more detailed account about how my week … Continue reading

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Q&A from the world’s best personal trainer

My trainer, Michelle, is a miracle worker. I know this because she got me to not only lose significant amounts of weight (47 pounds in 12 weeks), but also because she helped me to believe in myself. I would never … Continue reading

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Pinspiration!

Today has just been kind of a downer. I’ve had a stomach bug and lots of work, and I’m missing human interaction! To lift my spirits, I spent some time on Pinterest seeking inspiration, and I thought I’d share my … Continue reading

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The last few meals (and some possible rewards!)

I have a very bad habit of justifying my eating when I know I’m starting a formalized program like Weight Watchers or a weight loss contest. This might explain why I had pizza last night and Chili’s for lunch today (at least 100% of … Continue reading

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Weight loss contest, take 2

I’m so excited! This Friday, September 30, Rachel, Sara and I are going to start our very own weight loss contest. Rachel asked me last week how I had lost weight earlier this year and what made it work this … Continue reading

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You’re welcome, Chipotle.

I have what some might call an addiction to Chipotle salads. I wasn’t supposed to eat out during the weight loss contest earlier this year, but Chipotle salads enabled me to go out once a week and have a delicious … Continue reading

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Guest post: A lifestyle change

I’m excited–it’s my first guest post! This is from Rachel Jeter, a friend from high school, whom I’ve recently reconnected with, thanks to the magic of the Internet. Here is Rachel’s story: Hi! I’m Rachel from The Faithful City Mouse … Continue reading

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