posts tagged: weightlifting

Rewarding myself without food.

So, I’ve lost 10% of my bodyweight, and that is pretty friggin’ awesome. I decided that at this milestone, a reward was in order.  I don’t believe in rewarding myself at every 10 lbs, but I think every 10% is … Keep Reading…

Motivational Pep Talk

I belong to a great community on reddit called “loseit.”  I recently posted my 10% less milestone, and someone asked me what I had been doing and then responded with, in short, “Good for you.  I couldn’t possibly do that.” … Keep Reading…

Lies the Media Tells Us

So many people, particularly people who reach my original size, look at weight loss as something mystical and cryptic.  It’s understandable.  I know because I understand the feeling firsthand.  I understand what it is like to feel like you are … Keep Reading…

Christmastime… and the gift of health and technology.

Merry Christmas to me!  I have a new fitness gadget from my wonderful fiance.  He got me the Jawbone UP.  Basically it is a wristband that tracks your activity, your sleep, and all sorts of stuff.  You wear it and … Keep Reading…

Musical Theatre Workout Playlist

A fun tidbit of information for my blog readers who don’t know me in non-cyber life:  I am a classically trained singer.  I would say it’s not as cool as it sounds, but I’m pretty proud of my training.  I … Keep Reading…