Category Archives: Kristen M.

Follow Kristen’s journey from January to November of 2015 as she looks to lose weight and get healthy.

Kristen’s Final Blog

I am sitting here with so many emotions swirling around. Today was my last personal training. It’s been 11 months since I started working out again and it has absolutely flown by. I genuinely cannot believe I am ‘done’ with … Continue reading

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Kristen wants your tips for eating healthy through the Holidays

I hit another milestone last week: I lost 2.4 pounds and weighed in at 168 pounds even which means…I’ve lost 90 pounds! It still seems really surreal to me that I had that much (and more) to lose. I am … Continue reading

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Kristen gets real about being obese and healthy

Since I’ve written last I had two weigh ins. I’ve lost 2.2 and 1.8 pounds in the last two weeks. Yay! I am just a few pounds away from breaking 90 pounds lost and getting into the 160’s (it’s been … Continue reading

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Kristen wants you to know she is not dieting.

I am not ‘dieting’. I’ve tried diets in the traditional sense of the word before; and for me, they did not work. I have never been successful for very long on a diet. When I deprive myself of something and … Continue reading

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What happens when Kristen resumes tracking calories?

I weighed in on September 14th and was very disappointed (though I shouldn’t have been surprised) to see that I’d gained .6 pounds. I fell away from tracking calories, thinking, “I’m in a good place, getting all my workouts done, … Continue reading

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As Kristen has now lost 80 pounds, she wants you to start your journey.

The weeks are starting to run together, and I cannot believe I am so near the end of this part of my weight loss journey. Counting the weeks left, I know I won’t be at my final goal at the … Continue reading

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Kristen gets real about how sharing her story feels.

I’ve been back in the gym now for almost two weeks; the treadmill and I have been friends because for various reasons personal training has been limited. We’re back on schedule with that, but I’ve done lots or jogging and … Continue reading

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Kristen gets angry. But still has a great time camping.

The highs and lows of this journey continue. I weighed in two Tuesday’s ago and had lost 2.2 pounds and was feeling really good after a no loss week. We took a camping trip last Monday-Friday so I went in … Continue reading

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Kristen likes a challenge.

Weighed in last week (7/28) and didn’t lose an ounce, didn’t gain but didn’t lose. It was what it was. I had family in town for over a week; and while I stayed within my calories most of the days, … Continue reading

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Kristen Admits: It hasn’t been Easy

Weighed in on the 21st and I lost 2.8 pounds, AWESOME! I am now 183.8. Inching closer to the 170’s, it’s been a long time since I’ve been there! I have to adjust my goals for these five weeks because … Continue reading

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