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July, 2012:

I’ve lost my interest in food.

I don’t know how else to explain it. I seem to have lost interest in food. I mean, I’m still eating. In fact, I’m eating more than I need to feel satisfied.  But the thing I am struggling with is the fact that I don’t care what it is I am eating. I’m a creature of habit, and thrive on routine, so I have no problem during the day, Monday to Friday.  I have no trouble packing my ‘oatmeal concoction’ , which you are probably familiar with if you have ever read one of my “What I eat” posts, If not, you […]

It’s choice, not chance, that determines your destiny.

Every week, after my WeightWatchers meeting, I guide new members through what is called a “PowerStart Session”. There are three of these sessions, touching on three different aspects of the program, but the one called “PowerChoices” is the one that currently speaks to me the most, personally. And the great thing about WeightWatchers is that many of the skills we learn on our weight loss journey are entirely transferable to rest of our lives. I’ve made choices in my life that I’m not proud of, but I wouldn’t change a single one of them because they have shaped me in to who […]

Girl, your ego is writing cheques your body can’t cash!

I’ve never been one to be full of myself, my self-confidence has never been that high. I do a pretty good job at faking it some times.  I’ve gotten so good at faking it, most people don’t even know how insecure I am for the most part.  I don’t completely lack self confidence, I have some, it’s just not that high.  I certainly don’t consider myself to be an egotistical person. Unless you’re talking about running, that’s when my ego starts to show. I don’t compete with anyone other than myself.  In no way do I have an ego that makes me […]