Week 23… Where’s my Motivation?

I had a minor loss last week of only .2lbs. I just can’t seem to get my motivation back. I know that I want to get back at it and yet I can’t. 

I keep drinking soda. I’m back to at least 2 a day. I need to seriously leave my wallet in the car and force myself to not buy anything. I don’t know why I slipped. It took me originally 5 weeks to give it up last time. I hope it doesn’t take that long this time. 

I know just getting back to a normal routine will help with that. Strides was this past weekend and it was rough but I made it through. Now is the best time to get back to weight management and focus back on my goal. 

I’m going to start with having a small goal of losing 5lbs. Once I start working out, I will then start pushing myself harder to get the weight off. I originally wanted to lose 50lbs by the end of the year, since I did lose 30 this summer I’m going to have to work harder to get the gained weight off along with hitting my goal. 

I’m up at least 14lbs over the past 5 weeks. I’m done feeling sorry for myself. My nose is healing quite well so I can’t feel bad about it anymore. It’s time to focus!!!

I can do this!

Have a great week



Week 22… I’m on the mend still

Hey there everyone! I wanted to let you know that I’m still on the mend from my surgery. I’m finally starting to feel better and next week I’m going to start working out again. 

I’m taking this week off even though I am doing a 5k on Saturday and then a breast cancer walk on Sunday. 

Let’s hope that next week is better. 

Have a great week

Week 21… I’m flipping stressed out! 

Of course what comes with stressing out? For me it’s eating… and lots of it, especially ice cream. This week has been hard as I learned the specific thing that’s wrong with my face along with the procedure that has to be done. 

On Tuesday morning I will have a small procedure called Mohs (pronounced Moze) done on my nose to remove the small cancer cell growing there. I’m a little nervous and scared but i know that I’ll be fine. 

I’ve been stressing about it all week. Will they get it all in one pass? How deep will it be? How bad will the scar look? I know it’s for my better health but I can’t help being concerned. 

Due to the stress of it all, I ate a ton of ice cream… a ton… at least that’s what the scale is telling me. I did work out three times last week but it wasn’t enough. Once I get this over with then my focus can begin again. 

I know that I want to continue my journey and that’s why I keep writing this blog. I don’t mean to upset or depress anyone. I just need to keep writing to make sure that I keep on track. 

I feel like a politician with all the promises I’ve made, but I will get back on track. I will start this journey again and continue the wonderful progress that I’ve made so far. 

Have a great week!


Week 20… Not doing my best… But I’m getting better!

So for the past couple of weeks I have been dealing with something that I didn’t want to really want to tell anyone. It has been affecting me quite a lot even though it shouldn’t have. 

The issue has been plaguing me for the last couple of weeks. I lost my motivation and the struggle to move some days. I didn’t want to workout. I just wanted to come home and do nothing. 

I had a sore on my nose that didn’t want to heal. It was there for quite awhile. I was scared to face the reality of what it could be. I knew in my mind what it was but didn’t want to hear the words. Finally I made an appointment with a dermatologist. She confirmed my fears. 

It was cancerous. We did a biopsy and discovered that it was a simple basal cell cancer. This is the best case scenario that I could have hoped for. It isn’t malanoma so that’s a relief. Next Tuesday I’ll have the cell removed from my nose. 

I already started going back to the gym since I now have a sense of relief. 

I’ll keep you posted on how I do for the rest of the week. 

Have a great week. 


Week 19… Not quite the week I wanted…

So this week was a short work week since it was Labor Day on Monday, which meant a lot to do and not much time to do it in. Going back to work after being off for ten days is rough. So much stress and putting out tons of fires. Not too mention I still had to train my new hires. 

There was a lot of things to do and so many things to focus on that my workouts took a back seat. I only went running on Wednesday at the park which felt great but that’s all I did. I’m going to work on getting back on track.

Here’s the training plan I’m going to do this week:

Sunday – Rest

Monday – Running

Tuesday – Cardio/Ellipitical

Wednesday – Running

Thursday – Rest

Friday – Running

Saturday – Running

Sunday – Cardio/Ellipitical

This will be my plan for a few weeks. I’m resting on Thursday because I’m in a bowling league on Thursday night and I found out last year that if I worked out before bowling, then my bowling games suffered. I’m going see how that works out for me and if I don’t get the results I’m looking for I’ll look for some adjustments. I know I can’t pound my knees everyday and I want to get outside as much as I can while the weather is still good. 

I hope you all have a good week.

Have a great night!



Week 18… Vacation= Pizza & Fries!

So last week after my greatest accomplishment of reaching the 30lbs loss and then I took a week off. I decided I needed a break from the weight loss journey. Not only was on vacation from work (which is my last one until the end of the year for those who were wondering) but a week off from all the strict regimes that I was putting myself through.

So I did gain weight while I was on vacation and who couldn’t when mostly every day the main meal was a variety of pizza and fries. I love pizza and fries but I think I’m over them for a while.  Even on my cheat day, I think I’ll cut back.  Too much of a good thing can be too much of a good thing, except money… LOL.

I only ran twice last week and broke my streak of how many days in a row I made my step goal. I know have to start that over along with my workouts. I’m hoping that I’ll get back into the swing of things.

I also hope that I’ll be able get back on track with my eating habits. I look at this opportunity as the second round of my program. I had 17 successful weeks, took a break and will now begin my second round of 17 weeks which will take me right up to the holidays.

Wish me luck!!!

Have a great week everyone!