Weight a Minute

Weight A Minute: Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Date: 6/23/17 Weight: Down 115 pounds   Jesse & I took advantage of the longest day of the year Wednesday by taking a road trip from Cincinnati to Denver to see the sunset in the Rocky Mountains. But road trips are usually filled with beef jerky, Corn Nuts, and roller hot dogs. But this gal has goals, so I packed ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: My Skin Removal Surgery

Date: 5/24/17 Weight: Down 115 Pounds With a large weight loss comes a lot of loose skin. I’m lucky enough to have had some of that skin removed 2 years ago, and it has made a huge difference for me. I had over 7 pounds of skin removed from my abdomen, which is crazy! That’s, like, the size of a ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Body Fat Percentage

Date: 5/16/17 Weight: Down 113 pounds It’s really easy to get hung up on the scale. I do it all the time. But really, knowing your body fat percentage tells a whole different story. It shows you your lean body mass vs your body fat. So, knowing my body fat percentage actually changed my goal weight. Right now I’m about ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Guest Blogger Courtney’s Weight Loss Journey

Date: 5/10/17 Weight: Down 112 pounds A lot of people have asked me advice on weight loss surgery, and I can’t really help. Weight loss surgery hasn’t been a part of my journey, but I know it’s an option for a lot of people including my friend Courtney. Courtney and I met when I was at a high weight in ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Thursday Meals

Date: 4/27/17 Weight: Down 112 pounds Here’s a walk through everything I’m eating today. Right now I’m hovering around 1,800 calories a day and I’m doing some carb cycling. Basically, trying to figure out how my body is reacting to carbs…and finding the right combination for success. I was plateaued for week, then went carb free the past 4 days ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Tuesday Meals

Date: 4/25/17 Weight: Down 112 pounds Here’s a walk through everything I’m eating today. Right now I’m hovering around 1,800 calories a day and I’m doing some carb cycling. Basically, trying to figure out how my body is reacting to carbs…and finding the right combination for success. I was plateaued for week, then went carb free the past 4 days ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Monday Meals

Date: 4/24/17 Weight: Down 112 pounds (!!!) Here’s a walk through everything I’m eating today. Right now I’m hovering around 1,800 calories a day and I’m doing some carb cycling. Basically, trying to figure out how my body is reacting to carbs…and finding the right combination for success. I was plateaued for week, then went carb free the past 4 ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Workouts

Date: 4/18/17 Weight: Down 109 pounds   I’ve been asked a lot about my workouts, so hopefully this answers some questions! I lost the majority of my weight just doing cardio. Lots of walking and that turned into running. And honestly, that’s still my favorite way to workout. I love to walk and hike. And I really think that’s the ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: What You Can Accomplish in 3 Months

Date: 4/5/17 Weight: Down 108 pounds I hesitated posting these photos. They’re not really my most flattering pics, but they do show results of 3 solid months of hard work. These were taken post workout in a back room at my gym. Sweaty, bad lighting, no sucking in, just progression photos. I wanted to share these because it shows how ... Read More »

Weight A Minute: Bad Days

“You can’t appreciate the good days without the bad ones.” That’s so true. And let me tell you, on a weight loss journey…you’ll have your fair share of bad days. It’s hard. It’s frustrating. But it’s so worth it once you meet your good days. Today was a bad day for me. At least as far as weight loss goes. ... Read More »