This site is the chronicle of my weight loss experience, my journey to becoming fit and healthy. Obviously, if you are here you know what the phrase “being on/off the wagon” means. And most likely you have fallen off the fitness wagon more than once. I think I’ve spent more time off of it than… Read More


Now I know you must be thinking to yourself, “Self, Heather hasn’t posted in a while. Has she given up already?” No, but I did take a (too) long break. Pretty much the entire month of April, plus a week. What happened? I don’t know. Unlike deciding TO exercise, stopping isn’t usually a single decision.… Read More


I recently listened to Jon Acuff’s “Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, Do Work That Matters.” The path to being “awesome,” as he calls it, is a fairly straightforward process, but there are lots of obstacles that get in our way. One of the biggest, for me, is focusing so much on what the… Read More


So far this year, I’ve done 2 rounds of 21 Day Fix (more or less) and most of Core De Force (an MMA style cardio program). I lost weight faster with CDF, it was hard and I was sweating, but I didn’t feel like I was working my muscles as much, building muscle that is.… Read More


Got my friend to join me on the Wagon. We’re doing 21 Day Fix.  We started Monday, but already on day 1 I was slacking. I don’t have any good #excuses I just didn’t do the workout. So I did it today. Then followed it up later with #upperfix.  Now to focus on the food… Read More


It’s been a while since I’ve posted. This week has been hella crazy! Between work, church-related meetings, kid activities, and… @TheNakedMagicians !! I haven’t really been home long enough to eat, much less exercise.  But I always get my @shakeology because when life gets busy, I need the energy and immunity support from this #dailydoseofdensenutrition… Read More


That day you tell yourself that Szechuan beef is #healthy because you got white rice and it has vegetables. Yeah. That was today. At least I didn’t eat it all. View on Instagram http://ift.tt/2mjsaXJ… Read More


Tried #vegan #tropicalstrawberry @shakeology Jury is still out. I don’t like bananas and there was a definite banana flavor to it, but it wasn’t overpowering enough to make me not like it. More like a hint of banana. I can deal with that. 😁🥛👍🏻🍓🍌🍍 View on Instagram http://ift.tt/2mMkeRF… Read More


Tonight was #mmashred + #corekinetics in @coredeforce That’s an ironic smile because I am completely zonked! View on Instagram http://ift.tt/2lAlrXl… Read More