Attention, everyone; I have returned.

It’s always fun and slightly painful to find old diaries.  On the one hand, it’s so interesting to see a glimpse of your old self and see what sorts of idea, thoughts, goals, and mindsets have stayed the same as well as the ones that have changed.  It’s much like sitting down with an old […]

It’s all about the little things.

I’ve had a pretty exciting last two days! Because I’ve tried to lose weight in the past and have been relatively successful sometimes and less successful other times, I decided that I should analyze my different attempts and see what works and what doesn’t.  Makes sense, right?  Does it feel like this is all just […]

feeling…pretty good!

This morning I woke up, and even before looking in the mirror, I didn’t really know what to expect.  I did an awesome work out yesterday, 30 minutes running and then 30 minutes on the eliptical, and ate pretty well, but I did go out with my friends last night and drank a little and […]


Alright, bear with me here.  Having kind of a rough day so far.  Last night, and yesterday in general, I just ate WAY too much, almost went on a binge (but was lucky enough to stop it before it got too bad, and then followed it up this morning with a breakfast that included absolutely […]

So my weekend.

We just got back Pittsburgh.  It was a really great weekend, and we got to do a lot of fun things like going to the 3 Rivers Artfest, The Andy Warhol Museum, and, of course, the local colleges and universities.  Sticking to my healthy lifestyle was okay.  It could have been better, but it was […]


Weekends always kill me.  I could be having an amazing week exercising and eating wise, but come the weekend, and i’m back to eating too much of the wrong things and struggling to get to the gym.  It’s not that I don’t see it coming: friends want to  go to bars, my family wants to […]


The title of this post is “Beginnings”.  Is it the most accurate title I could have picked for my weight loss journey blog?  Debatable, seeing as I’d consider my struggle with weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle to have started roughly around the beginning of time or for at least for as long as I […]