One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident

Category Archives: Roni’s Thoughts

INSIGHTS

Do You Eat on a Schedule or Intuitively?

Posted by 3 years ago 37 Comments 5640 views

This week’s question is inspired by Erika from Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss — who I was lucky enough to do a magazine spread with about weight maintenance last year… That’s me and her (and Michelle) cracking up at one of her jokes at the photo shoot.

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INSIGHTS

The Pesky Perfection Gene and Habits as it Related to Weight Maintenance

Posted by 3 years ago 7 Comments 3439 views

I had a surreal conversation with the husband last night. Me: Hey! I’m food journaling again on MyFitnessPal — we should be friends. (He started a food journal a few weeks ago to help reach his goal of losing 25 pounds this year)

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JOURNAL

So… What WILL you do this Weekend?

Posted by 3 years ago 15 Comments 3739 views

At the end of this crazy life journey we’re on no one is going to care what we looked like. All we’ll have is what we did and who we touched and that’s so so so much more meaningful than how we looked. Today I had someone quote that back to me in an email […]

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WEEKLY QUESTIONS

Are You All Talk, No Game? 

Posted by 3 years ago 64 Comments 6550 views

The Husband and I got into an argument this morning. I don’t normally blog about these kinds of things as I try to respect our (mostly his) privacy. I know it may not seem like it because I share so much, but I do draw lines in the sand. Certain things I’ve made off limits […]

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ASK RONI Q&A

Ask Roni: Where Do I Start?

Posted by 3 years ago 11 Comments 3302 views

I had lost all my weight was @ my goal weight. I’m not sure where it all went wrong but now I’m back where I started. I’m just not sure where to start again. Any ideas are helpful and writing this feels really weird. I’m not even sure what I am doing. I guess I […]

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INSIGHTS

You Don’t Need an Excuse

Posted by 3 years ago 19 Comments 3263 views

I’ve heard through the grapevine there’s another “What’s Your Excuse? mom” out there. You know what I’m talking about, right? I’m not linking because I don’t want to give them any more attention. Google “What’s your excuse?” if you really don’t know, tons of stories pop up. Or… spare yourself the eye roll, just imagine […]

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INSIGHTS

Five 2-Word Mantras That Help Me Daily

Posted by 3 years ago 7 Comments 3320 views

Besides #wycwyc I find myself repeating a few of the same phrases over and over to motivate and help me deal with life. You know how it is. Sometimes you feel you can take on the world. Other days you deserve a medal for just getting out of bed.

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ASK RONI Q&A

Ask Roni: The Best Way to Maintain Weight Loss

Posted by 3 years ago 17 Comments 3861 views

Hi Roni, So recently I have lost 70 pounds and have approx. 30 more to get to my goal weight. I have done this before, meaning, I have worked hard and lost a large amount of weight before but when I got to my goal I suddenly didn’t know what to do with myself. I […]

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JOURNAL

Do You Let Yourself Get Hungry?

Posted by 3 years ago 15 Comments 2653 views

I posted this on Facebook today and decided to turn it into a Question of the Week:

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INSIGHTS

Too Poor to be Healthy?

Posted by 3 years ago 45 Comments 3991 views

“An obese mother-of-two who lives on benefits says she needs more of taxpayers’ money to overhaul her unhealthy lifestyle. Christina Briggs, 26, says she hates being 160 kilos but she can’t do anything about it because she can only afford junk food.

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