Shakeology challenge results

Just checking in with the results of my 10 day Shakeology challenge: Starting weight: 189.5 waist: 35.5 Final weight: 185.5 waist: 34.5 I had some bumps in the road. I went to a birthday party on Sat and a boat party on Sunday….both involving alcohol. But I worked my butt off focusing on my morning … Continue reading

My Shakelology 10 day challenge

I am always looking for ways to stay motivated and challenge myself. So after my Shakeology 3 day cleanse. I joined a Shakeology challenge. What is a 10 day Shakeology Challenge: It’s a challenge hosted by beach body coaches where u replace one of your meals with a Shakelogy shake, exercise 30 mins a day … 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

Update! Update!

Well, It’s been a while. And I am happy to report that I am still progressing. I’m becoming more knowledgeable about fitness and nutrition, as well as transforming into a real bad-ass in the gym. LOL. I am very proud of how far I have come. I have a lot of that to thank to … 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

A Lil weight loss secret…

  I am so in love with lemon water right now!!!! If you replace your juices and soda (packed with calories) with lemon water (no calories), you are going to lose weight. That’s pretty obvious. Adding lemon to your water gives it a little taste…And you should be drinking water and A LOT of it … Continue reading

My 6 Steps for Starting a Fitness and Weight-loss Journey

Of course I am no fitness expert, personal trainer or anything like that. But the power of networking and information sharing is working wonders in my personal transformation. I know that sometimes even the IDEA of changing your lifestyle to lose weight or get in shape is overwhelming. But you will never get the change … Continue reading