Starting over…again

I am frustrated with starting over and over and over again. 2012 was by the far the best year I’ve ever had in trying to achieve my fitness goals. But it involved so many stops and starts. And here we are Feb 2013 and I am only 11 pounds lighter after an entire year! That’s … Continue reading

How does your spirituality play a part in your weight loss?

Because of back injury, (or at least that’s the excuse I’ve used), I have gained 12 pounds. It seems to be such a struggle to eat healthy when I am unable to exercise. Why must the two go hand in hand for me to be successful. Honestly, I am so tired of being unable to … Continue reading

I’m back!

It’s been a long time. And a lot has changed and impacted my ability to stick to my workout plans. Where do I begin…. A lot contributed to back sliding: I partied the entire month of October (Vegas/birthday…etc) and I’ve settled into a relationship. 🙂 Eating out and hanging out impacted my eating habits. The … Continue reading

My 3 Day Shakeology Cleanse

As you guys know, I have been struggling for a few weeks. Yesterday, I decided I have to do SOMETHING to get back on track. While I was brainstorming, my Beach Body coach messaged me to help. She told me about this 3 day Shakeology challenge to help boost my metabolism, detox and cleanse and help … Continue reading

Remembering that this is a journey…There are no deadlines

I woke up this morning feeling a little defeated. And I had to give myself a little pep talk. I have not been doing too well with eating right and exercising the last 2 weeks and I gained some weight back. I know what I need to be doing. I know how to do it. … Continue reading

To give up drinking or not?????

Soooooooo…. My first weigh in for my Insanity Challenge was today and I am extremely disappointed. While I do feel stronger and I know my endurance has improved, it’s still frustrating not to see the scale moving. In 2 weeks of working my ass off, I lost 2 pounds and 1/2 inch off of my … Continue reading

The dreaded Plateau: Plan to address my lack of weight loss the last 4 weeks.

So…I would be lying if I didn’t admit to being a little discouraged with my weight loss the past few weeks. And since it’s normal to hit a plateau, I wanted to share this experience with everyone following operationflatbelly. I haven’t lost any weight in 4 weeks! I’ve been working out on average about 8 times … Continue reading

Help! This is a major barrier in my weight loss!

So, why am I stuck at 15 pounds lost when I’m eating better and working out everyday! Blame it on the a-a-a-a-a-alcohol for sure! This time around on this journey, I’ve made a commitment to ONLY makeLIFESTYLE CHANGES. Changes I know I can stick to for the rest of my life. I loooooove to kick it … Continue reading

Struggling on Sundays…

So I’ve found another weakness in my weight-loss journey and it is definitely my Sunday behavior. Something’s gotta give!  In my attempt to work on my gratitude and find a lesson in every challenge, I will say that I am happy that I am more aware of this weak area. And I will attempt to … Continue reading

Update – Continuing to learn, grow and change my weight-loss plans

Hello all! A couple of weeks ago I checked in with a report that I hit my 15 pound mark! 🙂 Yea me! Unfortunately there has not been much progress in terms of weight loss since. However, I’ve continued to receive new tips, education and learn more about myself to improve my chances of successfully … Continue reading