My Story - Part 1
Friday, February 21, 2014      7 comments

I believe it was somewhere around 2nd grade when I started to gain weight. Unfortunately I don't have a really interesting story as to why I started gaining weight, I just did, and suddenly I was heavier than my friends. Every summer I dreamed o... Read more
Curvy Love Letters
Friday, February 14, 2014      3 comments

So I was surfing the Internet at work this afternoon waiting for my three day weekend to start when I came across this article... shine.yahoo.com/healthy-
ullies-in-vale... Read more
Water is Truly Amazing
Thursday, February 13, 2014      8 comments

Most people don't give water enough credit, I know I haven't for most of my life. Nutrition articles and websites, including SparkPeople, tell you that drinking 8 cups of water a day will aid in weight loss and overall health, but I never really... Read more
Hi, my name is Danielle and I'm a daily-weigher
Thursday, February 06, 2014      9 comments

OK fine, I'll admit it, I weigh myself on a daily basis. I know everyone says not to, but I do it anyway and have for years. I know that you can really mess with your head by doing so, like on those days when you feel like you've been doing ever... Read more
Normally I Would Quit
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      7 comments

On Friday I went to the doctor because my left knee had started to hurt whenever I went up and downstairs. The doctor told me I have “Jumper’s Knee,” which is a fancy way of saying my thighs aren’t strong enough to handle the exercise I’ve been ... Read more
Where's My Bagel?
Friday, January 31, 2014      4 comments

Do you ever argue with yourself? I've been finding that I argue with myself a lot lately. For instance, this morning's argument while I was getting ready for work went something like this... Hungry D: I'm hungry! Healthy D: Me too! Let... Read more
David and Goliath - What I've Learned
Thursday, January 23, 2014      1 comments

Ever since I was two years old and I got to dance in center court with the Phoenix Suns Gorilla during half time of a game, I have been a Suns fan. It hasn't always been easy over the years as they haven't always been the best team. Last year wa... Read more
Zumba is Not for Woosies
Saturday, January 18, 2014      2 comments

The Zumba craze has been around for a few years now and I've heard a lot of positive things about it. Some people say it's like a big dance party so you don't even realize you're working out. So this weekend I decided that instead of my usual ro... Read more
It's All About the Effort
Friday, January 17, 2014      3 comments

Towards the end of this past year, as my eating habits had spiraled out of control for the umpteenth time and I weighed the most I ever had in my life, I would look at myself in the full-length mirror every time I went to the bathroom at work an... Read more