posts from category: Milestones

Reflection

It’s a jarring feeling, really. That groggy moment when you first glance in the mirror in the morning and have a single, fleeting moment when your heart stops because the face staring back at you is not your own. But … Keep Reading…

50 Things That Have Changed From Losing 100 lbs.

Right after “How did you do it?” the question I get asked the most upon someone learning that I have lost 100 lbs is some variant of “How has weight loss changed your life?”  I always give some lame, cliche answer … Keep Reading…

Hovering above a hundred

Come on scale.  Just do it.  Please?  Please just tell me exactly what I need to hear today. This is my prayer to the Gods of the Scale.  Each morning, I pull my scale out from beneath my bathroom sink, … Keep Reading…

50 Lbs of… Gone

As of today, I have officially lost 50 lbs, which is 25% of the way to my ultimate goal. When I think about it, that seems like a lot, but it doesn’t feel like as much as it actually is. … Keep Reading…

Five Gallons

Imagine with me a moment. Imagine you are carrying groceries in from your car.  Now imagine you bought five gallons of milk (or water) and had to carry them all at once.  Now imagine you had to carry them all … Keep Reading…