Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

Okay, so I know I’ve never been known as the most patient person in the world, but why does this whole weight loss thing have to take so long?

It all seemed so simple to me: eat less calories than you burn, exercise regularly to burn even more calories, and BOOM! Kate Moss.

What do you mean, that’s not how it works? Of course that’s how it works.

Right?

My eagerness to see some kind of physical proof of improvement was teetering on the brink of stone cold desperation this morning. I mean, I almost ran back into the traitorous, lying arms of my scale. Fortunately, I came to before stepping on it and destroying my self-esteem for the day.

This morning I looked in the mirror and scowled at my waistline thinking, “Ugh…what a mess! This is not working. But if it is working, it’s working much too slowly.”

I don’t know, you guys. It may be time to call for reinforcements.

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The 5 Most Annoying Things About Trying To Lose Weight (1st Month Edition)

As someone who has struggled with their weight for many years, I am a veteran when it comes to the whole weight loss gig. Chances are, if it’s intended to make you slimmer, I’ve tried it.

Low fat. Low carb. No carb. No sugar. Vegan. Vegetarian. Pescatarian. Flexitarian. “Air-itarian”. Pills. Tablets. Drops. Shakes. Teas. Gadgets. Apps. DVDs. Books. Whatsits. Hypnotism. Raw food. No food. Juice fast. Soup fast. Water fast. Won’t last. Jenny. Atkins. Mary Poppins… just pick your poison.

Weight Watchers? Sure, I’ve done Weight Watchers, but all I ended up doing was watch my weight… slowly creep back up! 😅 Despite my past failures, I’ve been extremely determined to find something that not only works for me, but keeps on working.

So far, it feels as though I’m on the right path this time. I haven’t quit and I’m not dragging myself along the ground moaning about being “starved”.

All the same, weight loss can be super annoying at times. Here are the top five things about this journey that really have me questioning if now would be a good time to start pulling my hair out in clumps.

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Being Awake Hurts.

I’m sitting here trying to figure out the last time I was this tired.

I mean, how is it physically possible to feel this way?

Every. single. muscle. is. on. fire.

It took whatever spare energy left in my body to disturb my nap and drag myself out of bed to write this post. You’re most welcome. 😛

Ugh.

Yesterday’s workout was so brutal, even my DNA aches. 💀

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Today I Threw A Fit. I’m Not Sorry.

Today I threw a fit.

I have zero remorse.

Sure, I’m not a five-year old who lacks the emotional maturity and understanding to refrain from stamping about as she huffs and puffs like a disgruntled bear, all because things didn’t go her way. I get that; really I do.

But I was tired and hungry and worst of all, I had to workout.

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