Joania's Weight Loss Journey Blog Posts

  • Hello
    on Apr 16, 2010
    Hello bloggies,Wow, it has been so long that this "almost" feels a bit strange. The last 3-4 months of my life have been incredible to say the least. Unfortunately, I'm still in the thick of dealing with certain things and just not yet re...
  • Just Need a Little Time
    on Feb 12, 2010
    Hey Bloggers,Sorry it's been so long. On a personal level, I have a lot going on right now and I just need to take a break. I am still eating well and working out (not as intensely - no kickboxing or Jui jitsu, just walking, light weights, treadmill...
  • What a week!
    on Jan 20, 2010
    I'm back. I have had a really tough week. The devastation in Haiti has really just rocked my world, especially seeing so many of my friend suffer and agonize over not know whether their loved ones are alive. This has just given me new perspective...
  • Haiti
    on Jan 14, 2010 in Haiti help
    This week is filled with such sadness. My heart aches for the people of Haiti. I have quite a large number of friends and colleagues from Haiti and a lot of them have family, who they are still waiting to hear from. It is so sad. I hope that we will...
  • Marvelous Monday!!Today was AWESOME!! ! I feel fabulous.MONDAYExerciseI rocked out the strength training session this morning and felt somewhat invincible. I don't know what it was, I woke up full of energy with the Black Eyed Peas song, "♫♫I got a feeling,...
  • 2K10 Weigh-ins ~ Week 2Starting Weight: 258lbs2K10 SW: 169lbsCurrent Weight: 166 lbsWeekly Loss: 2 lbsTotal Loss: 92 POUNDS!!!YES!!!! Another 2 pounds!! This is awesome!! Although I did not stick to the nutritional plan 100% (I would say more around 90% this past week) a...
  • Exercise & Nutrition: The Week in ReviewWith all the excitemet of the CN Tower climb, I realized I did not let you guys know how I did in terms of exercise and nutrition this week. Overall, I did really well. You will notice on Friday, I went out to lunch with a colleague. We went to a...
  • The Climb....Hello bloggies!! Wow!! What a fabulous and exhilarating week!! I am so excited and nervous and happy and excited (oops, already said that one)!! I am so thrilled for having decided to take on this new goal in 2010!! I can't believe I am going to atte...
  • April, 2010: Climb the CN Tower!!
    on Jan 6, 2010 in Toronto goals WWF CN Tower climb
    Look at that skyline. It's beautiful, eh? See that tower? I am going to climb it on April 17, 2010!!When I say, "CLIMB the tower", I have no intentions of scaling the sides of this incredible structure, I'm no Spider Man. The CN Tower has...
  • I Just Want to Do Better!!I don't know if it's the New Year or the excitement I feel for entering this new phase of my journey. I don't know what it is, but I just feel like I want to DO BETTER!! I want to do better in ALL aspects of my life! Wow, can losing weight, getting...
  • Blueprint 2010 BasicsThis will outline the plan I've laid out in order to achieve my goals for 2010. My Blueprint 2010!!! It consists of EXERCISE (strength training & cardio) and NUTRITION!Blueprint 2010: BasicsEXERCISEI will exercise 6 days a week (Monday to Saturd...
  • 2K10 Weigh-ins ~ Week 1Starting Weight: 258lbs2K10 SW: 169lbsCurrent Weight: 168lbsWeekly Loss: 1 lbTotal Loss: 90 POUNDS!!!Wow!! My first official weigh-in for 2010 and it's a loss!! Although it's a small loss, it is rather significant to me. This little pound takes me...
  • The More Things Change...The More They Stay The Same
    on Jan 3, 2010 in changes
    Well, I have received and overwhelming number of emails regarding making changes to the blog. Most readers would like me to keep it exactly the way it was...make no changes!! Ooopsie...too late. I have not yet made any fundamental changes to the si...
  • Changes, Changes
    on Jan 2, 2010
    Hi blog friends!!You will notice a few changes to the blog in the upcoming days, as I fiddle with the look of this blog. It should be ready to go by Sunday evening (hopefully)!!DISCLAIMERI believe that I am missing the gene necessary that makes one...
  • Happy New YOU!!! :)HAPPY NEW YOU!!!! It's a new year, let's make it great and do all we can to become a happier, better, healthier, sexier YOU!! :)In my previous post, I outlined what would be my fitness goals for 2010. I also wanted to list some of my overall goals...
  • 2KMINE - My Year in Review
    on Dec 31, 2009 in 2009 goals 2010 Happy New Year success
    Wow!! I can't believe 2010 is only a few hours away!! This past year has been one of the most interesting, exciting, challenging and satisfying years of my life!!! So much has changed. I have changed, yet I've also stayed the same! I am in such a...
  • Moving On.....Yesterday's chocolate covered almond slip is OFFICIALLY in the past!! I rocked out my strength training session today like a mad woman - it was awesome!! I also got in a 30-min jog/walk on the treadmill, which surprisingly felt great. I hadn't gone...
  • Chocolate Covered Almonds
    on Dec 29, 2009 in Jiu-jitsu workout Chocolate almonds
    OH MAN!!! They got me!!! Today, I had what I hope to be one of very few weak moments where chocolate is concerned. I ate very well today with one exception....CHOCOLATE COVERED ALMONDS!!!!!!I had them on my mind all day for whatever reason and I res...
  • Surviving Santa
    on Dec 26, 2009 in Santa Alicia Keys weight Christmas
    Well Christmas Day has come and gone and I must say that after missing out on dinner and treats last year, I was expecting to GO NUTS this year. But, I didn't!! I had a fantastic Christmas! The spread of food was incredible. HOWEVER, I had only on...
  • Merry Christmas Everybody!!
    on Dec 24, 2009 in Merry Christmas
    Just wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. All the best. I'm going to wait for Santa. Stay strong!!! Remember the journey, however enjoy your Christmas! I will try to post tomorrow! !:)Until then...Joania (2KMINE!!!)...
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