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Motivation Struggle Street

Well, I got sick, and missed all of last week, so I restarted “Week 2” this week. I’m sore, I’m still recovering from being sick, and I’m feeling bloated, because…. Reasons. So this week hasn’t been the easiest. I caved and had a second cheat meal, and if my muscles weren’t killing me right now,… Continue reading Motivation Struggle Street

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Week 2 and Seeing Results

I’m in to my second week of the New Year. My body is sore as anything from the gym, but I’m recovering. Last week I completed all of my planned exercise, stayed within my calorie limit and macros (except for my cheat meal), and drank at least 3L of water. I’m feeling awesome. I even… Continue reading Week 2 and Seeing Results

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Sore, but Not Sorry

This morning when I rolled over to turn my alarm off…. let’s be honest, to hit snooze, I could feel it. The burning in my legs and ass, no doubt from yesterday’s resistance training. I started the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide again, and yesterday was Legs and Cardio. It was hard, it was harder… Continue reading Sore, but Not Sorry

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When I See Someone Give Credit to God

Before I start, I just want to say that although this isn't my normal content, I feel like it's something I need to say. I genuinely don't intend to offend anyone, and I'm sorry if I do. You are entitled to believe what you like, and I encourage you to do so. This is my… Continue reading When I See Someone Give Credit to God

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Giving to a Great Cause

We all know how great it feels to give. Think about that feeling you get when you give someone that awesome Christmas present. Or how good you feel after making a delicious meal for your family that they dig into enthusiastically. Giving just feels good. Today I gave to the Australian Red Cross. After donating… Continue reading Giving to a Great Cause

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Dear Fat Laura

This is a motivational tool I have suggested in a previous post, writing a letter to yourself. This letter is to my future fat self. At the rate I’ve gained weight over the last 7 years, if I were to continue for another 7 years I would be classified as obese at the age of 33.… Continue reading Dear Fat Laura

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Dear Past Fit Laura

Dear Past Fit Laura, It’s been a while since we’ve seen each other, and although nothing happened suddenly to separate us, there’s no denying that over the last 8 years, we’ve slowly drifted further and further apart. I still think about you all the time though, I look at pictures of you, and even kept… Continue reading Dear Past Fit Laura