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Tigerlilly

There are many things that I could say to describe me. I am a woman, a mother of two, a wife, a cancer survivor, a teacher, a cook, a food addict, a runner, a lover, a hater and a writer of it all. I have been on this journey for over 3 years now, losing a total of 50 lbs. I still have 30 lbs to... Full Bio
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We finally got a gym membershi ... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss We finally got a gym membership. I am super excited to go this morning. My muscles are aching to be used and I need to break a good sweat!  Is it possible my body is yearnin ... Read on »
Almased... anyone?? by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So I got this stuff called Almased at GNC.  I was wondering if anyone has tried this stuff? I have used it for one week already... substituting my breakfast and lunch with a ... Read on »
So here I am in the beautiful ... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So here I am in the beautiful state of Colorado. I am surrounded by mountains, rivers and lakes. The weather is amazing and I have no reason at all to stay indoors... at lea ... Read on »
When life smacks you down... take a breather and get back up!! by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I know I have been gone for some time now. I feel as if my life has been on a roller coaster for the last two years. To sum it up for you.. We moved across the country... T ... Read on »
Keep an eye on the turtle... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I don't always have time to write a blog post... but if your wondering how I'm doing, keep an eye on the turtle on top! Remember, I started 3 days ago at 188 lbs!! Read on »
Day 1 with a scale... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I DROPPED 3 lbs!!! This morning I weighed in at 185. *PHEW* It feel good to be going the other direction!! I drank so much water yesterday that last night I had to g ... Read on »
The scale has returned... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I realized the other day that I could not do this healthy lifestyle thing without my scale. It is literally the key to my success. I know, most people think it dreadful that ... Read on »
3 days in a row ?!?!?!?! by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss After talking to my mom about my frustrations of being stuck in the middle of nowhere with no way to run she sent me home with her stationary bike. I have to admit that I h ... Read on »
Frustrated :( by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This has been the journey of a million false starts. I am really good at getting myself all hyped up to get healthy again.... but when it comes down to it, my follow through ... Read on »
"SQUIRREL !!! " by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Have you ever seen the Pixar movie UP? Well, if you haven't, there is a dog in this movie that often gets sidetracked by the thought of seeing a squirrel. T ... Read on »
P90X PAIN.... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In an attempt to get back on track I have started working out with my Hubby. Our pain of choice is P90X. Yesterday was chest and back ...a.k.a... a whole lotta push ups and ... Read on »
Making Goals... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Its always a bad idea for me to make goals... especially when they involve my weight. So this time around I am making some physical goals. I did my best at training when I h ... Read on »
Zumba by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ok, so since we are moving I did not renew my membership at the boxing gym..... and boy am I gonna miss that place. Awesome workouts! So now that I am back I need to start s ... Read on »
I'm Baaaa-aaack..... (cue Jaws music!) by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss How foolish I was to think I could do this without my blog... or you guys! I failed miserably. I am at 182 lbs... a whopping 9 lbs more then what I was one year ago today. T ... Read on »
Missing In Action... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Alright... we all have our days when we just don't care what we eat, whether we've worked out or not, if our clothes fit too tight or if we've had our 10 glasses of water... ... Read on »
Weigh In by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last week: 185.2 This week: 181.2 -4 Pounds!!!! It feels great. Now off to work and starting the week all over again.  Read on »
"I shall shape my future. Whet ... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss "I shall shape my future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man's doing but my own. I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me. Or I can be lost in the maze. My ... Read on »
We're not in Kansas anymore... by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Sometimes, in the battle of addiction, all you want is that magical pill that will cure it all. Or that bump on the head that will rattle things around up there and make you ... Read on »
Update #1 by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ok, so its been about 3 weeks (?) since I started (and then ended) Insanity. I know, I know... but let me catch you up on whats been going on with me! Starting Insanity w ... Read on »
Here We Go! by Tigerlilly Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Like I promised... before pics, weight and measurements. Oy! WT: 183.4 Chest: 42 Waist: 36 Hips: 41.5 Neck: 13.25 Arms: 14 Legs: 25.5 So far I am on day 3 of ... Read on »