challenge, intermittent fasting, weight loss

21 days in…

2019-08-10 20.28.00

I started a challenge 21 days ago and I am so surprised that I have stuck to it! My challenge mainly consisted of working out 5 to 7 days but decided to just challenge myself to workout everyday even if its a slow turtle walk for 30 minutes. I have had to also read everyday, along with watch what I eat, drink more water and fast daily. Some days were a lot harder than others but I managed to force myself to get up and do some sort of exercise for 30 minutes at least. When I started the challenge I was 275 pounds; I am now 271.8. my goal is to be at least 265 by the end of this month; which means I have 21 more days to lose 6.8 pounds. I feel like if this was someone else it would be so much more easier but I think for me its so much harder to lose the weight since I have such hormone issues. I even got my period while doing this challenge which I hadn’t gotten in 3 months and oh my goodness the pain was unreal.. the cramps hurt like a bitch but I still pushed myself to work out.

The shocking part is that I am actually starting to really enjoy working out and I have noticed that I don’t get as tired when I workout as I used too … I am loving it!

Heres to the last 21 days of the challenge…lets see what will happen!

xoxo

 

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habits, health, intermittent fasting, weight loss

Eating habits…

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I am currently babysitting and just put the boys down for the night and all I want to do is go grab a snack to munch on. Im not hungry actually I just want to eat because well it’s such a habit of mine. For years I would snack and eat just randomly, I would hardly ever let myself get hungry. I would binge eat for the hell of it, I would eat when I was emotional, stressed, etc. I had no control of it, actually I still have a hard time. But thankfully due to the intermittent fasting, at least I control it a little bit. I started fasting at 7:30pm tonight (a little over an hour ago) and I’m not hungry at all but all I want to do is go grab something to eat while I watch movies or read a book; but instead I decided to just drink water and sit here and blog. I really want to break this horrible habit of mine… any tips to help me besides for keeping myself busy and fasting???

xoxo

goals

2019 Goals!

“Make new year’s goals. The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” – Warren McLaren

Happy New Year!!! I cannot believe that 2018 is over; it went by so so so quick. 2018 was an ok year for me, it wasn’t the best but it wasn’t the worst either; however, I am hoping to make 2019 my best year yet!

Every year I make new year resolutions and I never ever stick to it; well this year I really want to make goals rather than resolutions and I am going to try my hardest to stick to it and reach my goals.

Here are some of my goals for 2019:

  • Live a healthier lifestyle by drinking more water, exercising at least 3 to 4 times a week, and eating healthier.
  • Try to control and get rid of my OCD as much as possible; my OCD has gotten so bad in the last year with making sure everything is locked and that my alarms are on, etc. It is really really affecting me and I want to change it once and for all.m
  • Care less about what people think. I am so sensitive, emotional and such a people pleaser and I hate it…
  • Read at least one book a month, I have so many books that I have bought and haven’t read yet so my goal is to read more and hopefully blog about it.
  • Stop Procrastinating.
  • Practice photography and become more comfortable with manual setting rather than automatic.
  • Become more confident.
  • Be more positive.
  • Save more money and to stop spending on stuff that we don’t really need.
  • Cook and bake more (especially healthy options) and share here on the blog.
  • Be more in the moment especially with my husband; for example, putting our phones away at least for an hour or so and spending quality time together.
  • Be more active on social media and blogging by commenting on other’s posts and interacting with others more.

What are some of your goals for 2019???

xoxo