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Michelle

Hi, I'm Michelle, a former fat girl. I'm also a food addict. I've lost 90 lbs since September 2008 following a clean eating diet. I have added exercise and training for a triathlon (July 12, 2009) and half-marathon (August 2, 2009) to shed the final 40 lbs and to get rid of some jiggly parts :)... Full Bio
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13 years ago ... by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My goal is to keep this blog very focused on living a healthy and fit lifestyle, but sometimes, like today, it's a bit more personal and closer to home ... My son came int ... Read on »
2 Year Anniversary by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Two years ago, I took that first step towards a healthier me. It's been quite the ride, and I have to say I can barely remember the struggles, even though I'm sure they wer ... Read on »
A brand new day ... by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A good thing about tough times is that it makes you appreciate the good times, and God always has a brand new day awaiting you to show you just how blessed you truly are. Than ... Read on »
An apple a day ... by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss First of all, thank you all so much for your kind comments on my blog - it's very gratifying to get your comments and really motivates me to keep on keeping on!! I try to resp ... Read on »
Are You Ready? by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ok, seriously, I need to get my rear back in gear. I've been using a few health issues as an excuse to feel sorry for myself, and I'm DONE with this pity party! Time to get ... Read on »
Believe by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today's post is dedicated to my children, Nick and Meghan. They are my reason for everything, and I am so proud to be their momma. They are incredibly supportive of me and ... Read on »
Can't stop me now! by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss When I crossed the starting line in the swim portion of my tri, I left the old Michelle standing on the sandy shore. The Michelle that was too afraid to live life. The Michell ... Read on »
Catching Up ... by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I started my day with a run around the neighborhood and came home to see my neighbor's yard full of men with chainsaw and pole saws ... he was FINALLY having his trees trimmed ... Read on »
Chicago Weekend Recap by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It was such an honor and pleasure to meet Chef Devin Alexander this weekend in Chicago. Our workout date was compliments of the amazing East Bank Club, and I would like to tha ... Read on »
Ding ding ding!!! by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss TrainerGuy made a comment that he wants me to realize it's okay to "just eat". He said that when we first started working out together, and I have to say it kinda pissed me of ... Read on »
Doctor's Orders by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well, I am officially prohibited from all high-impact activities until further notice. My neck pain hasn't gone away, so I went to see the good doctor yesterday. She wants me ... Read on »
Everything but the Kitchen Sink by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ok, I lied. I promised on Saturday that I would have my post-race report on my first half-marathon ready for you today, and ... I don't. Sunday was a looooooooooong day, ... Read on »
Exciting Update! by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Knock, knock, anyone there? :) My oh my has it been a long time since I've blogged! So much has happened, and I'm excited to share that I have formed a wonderful partne ... Read on »
Facing my fears by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Whew, ok, don't mind me - I had to get that out of my system! For some reason, I was just completely overcome ... Read on »
Family Fun Day by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was late to my workout this morning with TrainerGirl because of FACEBOOK! Gah! It's amazing how Facebook can just suck up all of your time and make it feel like it was only ... Read on »
Fitness Friday by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Bikini Beach Body Workout for Summer Well, it’s almost summer again, which means the sometimes dreaded swimsuit season is here. If you have not already stepped up you ... Read on »
Former Fat Girl of the Week by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Former Fat Girl of the Week is a place for us to come to celebrate and learn from the success and achievements of one another. Former Fat Girls of the Week are regular women ... Read on »
Former Fat Girl of the Week by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Former Fat Girl of the Week is a place for us to come to celebrate and learn from the success and achievements of one another. Former Fat Girls of the Week are regular women ... Read on »
Former Fat Girl of the Week by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Former Fat Girl of the Week is a place for us to come to celebrate and learn from the success and achievements of one another. Former Fat Girls of the Week are regular women ... Read on »
Former Fat Girl of the Week by Michelle Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Former Fat Girl of the Week is a place for us to come to celebrate and learn from the success and achievements of one another. Former Fat Girls of the Week are regular women ... Read on »