Operation Fatty: One Month, Measurements Update

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It's been exactly one month since I've been going hard at Anytime Fitness and hiring Sarah as my personal trainer.    It was a month that I thought would be easier with a trainer and while I find it much more motivating to have a trainer, it definitely isn't easy. Everything about the workout is hard and exhausting, and at times, will have you … [Read more...]

Operation Fatty: Pushing Through and Something New

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This week marks the 1 month anniversary that I've been working out with my trainer at Anytime Fitness.  While I haven't lost tons of weight, I have gained muscle, strength, and confidence.  We take measurements in  a few days and I know I've lost 8 pounds but I'm really impressed with several changes with my body and mind. When I first started … [Read more...]

Mental and Physical Accountability

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Oh man, talk about feeling like a train going 100 mph!  I never expected to be so busy OFFLINE as I am these days.  No complaints really because I like that actually. I like having a purpose and something to do for me and my family.   I've been feeling inspired lately by the people around me, physically and mentally.  Every since the whole … [Read more...]

Regulating Our Bottom and Our Heart

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Oh man, I crack myself up!!! You know that title makes you giggle, admit it! My weight loss goals have a lot to do with vanity I’ll admit but it’s not the only reason.  Heart disease isn’t something that I think about until I’m lying in bed feeling my heart pounding like it’s gonna come out of my chest and all the blood rushing to my head.  … [Read more...]

Diet Food Delivered

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One of the things I struggle with during my Operation Fatty, is having food that is more healthy than what I eat now.  It's a pain to cook separate dinners for me and my family so I'm on the prowl for diet food delivery style!  Living way out here in the middle of nowhere means I can't just run to town to pick up some healthy dinners or grab some … [Read more...]

Taking Steps to BeeWell and Help the Breast Cancer Network of Strength

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Being held accountable and having that motivation to walk are two things I need. BeeWell Miles will be giving me both. By participating in the BeeWell Miles campaign, I'll be walking, and for the steps I take, they will donate $.15 (per mile logged between April 1 and October 31, 2009) to the Breast Cancer Network of Strength! Now THAT is … [Read more...]

Healthy Green Grilling with Scanpan

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My weight loss goals this year include more healthy recipes and taking baby steps to going green, so having the chance to try this grill pan out made me more than happy. Some facts you should know right away about this line that makes it special, is that it is 100% PFOA FREE!  A very important factor for people living green.  The line is … [Read more...]

Virtual Cupcakes are WAY Better than Real Ones!

Since this involves "cupcakes", I felt it was appropriate to post it here!  Sending virtual cupcakes are part of Electrolux's way to get you involved in helping to fight ovarian cancer! Kelly Ripa teamed up with  Electrolux, who will donate $1 for every virtual cupcake you send during this virtual bakeoff and all the money goes to … [Read more...]

Gerber Educates to Start Healthy, Stay Healthy

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Did you know that French fries are the most commonly consumed vegetable by toddlers age 15-24 months? (Not surprising to me at all actually.) Or that soda is being served to infants as young as 8 months? These are the  findings from Gerber’s Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS), a groundbreaking study of the dietary patterns and nutrient … [Read more...]

FREE Eat Better in America Coupons!

Just thought I'd share these coupons, $10 worth to help you eat better in America! It also has healthy eating tips and healthy recipes!  Just trying to be frugal ya know! And if you know of any coupons or anything, check out my personal blog for a frugal idea/tip roundup! You can link your own post or just a link to a great steal or coupon! … [Read more...]

100 Calorie Little Debbie Snacks

In my quest to lose weight this year, I'm on the prowl for TASTY GOOD snacks that I can indulge in--Snacks that are going to soothe the craving.  I've tried another brand (WW) that were so horrible that even my kids wouldn't eat them and they eat everything!  But these Little Debbie Snacks?  These are sooooo good.  You would have no clue that they … [Read more...]

Operation Fatty: Recommend a Treadmill and the REAL Me

I get a lot of people saying, "You don't look like you weight that much!" but the sad fact is, I do.  Many times when I post pictures of myself, I cut just about every part of my body off that I can.  But you're about to see just how big I am.  Did you know that I wear spanx constantly and that I even try to hide my fat, in my house, … [Read more...]

Tony Horton's 10 Minute Trainer Kicks My Booty! Subway Rawks OVER

I have been trying really hard to work on my weight here lately.  I've cut out sodas a LOT and for those days that I can't live without it, I bought the mini cans of soda.   You know, for a fix.  Yes, I truly am addicted to soda and have withdrawals and need fixes. So, I also have been doing Tony Horton's 10 Minute Trainer.  Now you would think … [Read more...]