My Weight Loss Journey

Hoping to help others by sharing my story of losing weight!

Me BeforeMiriam July 2013Miriam New 2015 Miriam 3.2016

April 28, 2016

Getting back on the bike

  If you have read some of my blog then you know I’ve recently been struggling with some issues with my left knee.  It’s been such a damper on my push to lose weight and I really got flustered and went in the wrong direction.  I was resting a good bit and not working out

April 24, 2016

Too Busy to Blog!

  It’s been too long since I’ve blogged!  My life has been very busy the past few weeks.  I shot a wedding and am working on the final pictures this weekend and helping another photographer with a wedding this evening.  I had always said in the back of my mind “I don’t want to be

April 3, 2016


per·se·ver·ance ˌpərsəˈvirəns/ noun steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. “his perseverance with the technique illustrates his single-mindedness” synonyms: persistence, tenacity, determination, staying power, indefatigability,steadfastness, purposefulness Second definition I found:  steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc.,especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. Third definition

March 25, 2016


  One of the things that has come up so often lately is how much losing weight is a DAILY struggle.  It’s sometimes so hard to balance everything.  Family, work, outside activities, necessary things like grocery shopping, cooking, laundry, dishes, birthdays, holidays, the list goes on and on.  The biggest thing that helps me is

March 15, 2016

Six meal Satisfaction!

  Many of you who are following me know I am on my second week of eating six smaller meals per day instead of 3 large ones.  I am taking time to prep meals on the weekends and taking them to work.  It has been another big step in a lifestyle change for me.  I