1. New Goals

    There are certain times in your life, especially for women, that increase your likelihood of weight gain. Women gain the most weight in their 20-’s and 30’s overall. Additionally, there are life events that exacerbate this. Obviously, pregnancy is one of those times (no, I’m not prego!) But did you know that women also tend to gain weight after their wedding? On average, it’s about five pl…Read More

  2. No Better Time Than Now

    I work in a medium sized company with many young professionals about the same age as myself. During a recent work happy hour, I began chatting with a coworker who got married about a month before I did. In no time, we had gone down the rabbit hole of wedding details… what the weather was like, how the food tasted, which family member drove us bananas, what went wrong, what went right… and the …Read More

  3. Was it worth it?

    For the last 5 months, you’ve read about my trials and tribulation of trying to get wedding-dress-ready for my big day. You’ve read about my ups and downs, my weeks of successful weight loss, followed by plateaus, injuries and weight gain. You’ve read about my endless hours at the gym and my struggles of being a foodie while trying to keep a diet in check. I swore on multiple occasions that …Read More

  4. 2 Days to go…

    I am officially 2 days away from my wedding. Shit is super real now. My dress alterations are complete, wedding bands are bought, family members are coming into town and my house is exploding with a mix of wedding day supplies and wedding presents. We even got our first card addressed to Mr. and Mrs. yesterday… it’s all a little surreal, but it’s exciting. Being this close to the wedding day…Read More