Following My Passion By Letting Go

  As I prepare to start the next incredible chapter in my journey, I have begun the process of “minimizing” my possessions.  I started studying the concept of minimalism six or eight months ago when my Dad told me about a TedX talk he had listened to by The Minimalists ( and I immediately became […]

Three Signs You’re Ready to Start the Journey

The number one question I get is, “How did you lose the weight?”  I think a lot of people are hoping I will be the one to give them the “magic bullet” answer; the one where you don’t have to do any work, make any sacrifices, etc.…  The one where you just declare you want […]

The Definition of Insanity

This was the most appropriate quote I could think of to describe my weight loss efforts over the last several months.  We all know how long I have been stuck at the same point but the last few weeks put “the fear” into me as I was up more than 3 pounds each week.  My […]

Too Much of A Good Thing

If a little is good, more must be better, right?  I really think that I may have fallen into this way of thinking and maybe I am doing myself more harm than good.  Between my Personal Trainer certification class, suggested research from friends and family, and research I do on my own, I have really […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse…For Breakfast

I bet you never thought you would be reading an article about peanut butter chocolate mousse for breakfast on this blog.  Honestly, I never thought I would be writing such an article let alone actually eating such a thing for breakfast, but here I am.  In my quest to become wheat free and remove processed […]

Running In Place

Do you ever feel like you are going top speed yet getting nowhere; like maybe you are running in place?  This is where I am finding myself right now.  I feel exhausted from all of the effort I am putting towards my weight loss efforts and yet I am not seeing results on the scale.  […]

Cleaning Up My Act

If there is one thing I have learned on my weight loss journey it’s that things are always evolving and changing.  I don’t eat the same foods today that I did back at the beginning of my journey, I don’t do the exact same exercises, and as I mentioned on Friday, I don’t feel like […]

Today Is the First Day…

Do you ever feel like you just need a fresh start; not because things are not going relatively well but maybe just because you seem to be stuck in a rut?  This is the point I am at.  I feel like I am running in circles and basically getting nowhere. I should preface this by […]

It Was Definitely Worth It

What a busy week this has been!  I can’t believe this is only my second post this week.  Time flies! It was good that I had so much to do this week as it made cutting the grapes out of my diet a little bit easier as I had other things to focus my attention […]

Admitting You Have A Problem

They say the first step to solving a problem is admitting you have one, right?  In that case, since I have identified a REAL problem in the last three days, its best I admit it to all of you now and start taking the necessary measures to undo the damage.  “Hello.  My name is Kassie […]