My Personal Trainer

So yesterday I had my last free Personal Training Session with a woman named Alex. It went really well, and I’ve decided to keep going with her. She’s so fun and I feel like we have a lot in common, and I’m so excited to be working with her! Once I decided to continue, she… Continue reading My Personal Trainer


My Latest Motivation!

I had a dream last night. It wasn’t an epic battle, or a visit from a loved one and I didn’t wake up having had an epiphany, or had my life changed. I had a dream that I looked in the mirror, and I was thin. I was nearly at my goal weight! I was… Continue reading My Latest Motivation!


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


Motivational Ups and Downs

It’s funny how quickly motivation comes and goes. You can be there eating a big mac, and a beautiful woman walks by. She’s all done up, in her beautiful clothes, and her amazing body, and as she struts by you can just tell that she’s got it all together. She’s in control, and she’s making… Continue reading Motivational Ups and Downs


Non Scale Victories – They’re Just as Important

It’s important to measure your success in more ways than one. If all you’re doing is weighing yourself, you’ll be pretty discouraged when the number on the scales doesn’t change. Non scale victories are any changes for the better that can’t be measured with the scale! In the last few weeks, I’ve had a few… Continue reading Non Scale Victories – They’re Just as Important


Learning to Put in the Effort

I was a very lucky kid, I was smart, cute, and fit. I never had to try very hard at anything, I was just good at it. I always had good skin and never went through the horrors of a face full of pimples. I always had good grades without studying, and I ate whatever… Continue reading Learning to Put in the Effort


Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Pre Training Week 2 Results

Well, I’ve completed the first two weeks of the Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Pre Training again (for my original Pre Training review click here)! I’m feeling amazing, strong, motivated, and excited by the changes I’m seeing already! I’m doing a few things different than to how Kayla prescribes. For my LISS (Low Intensity Steady… Continue reading Kayla Itsines Bikini Body Guide Pre Training Week 2 Results