What's your why-Little Red Trike
motivation | support

What’s YOUR Why?

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned on my weight loss journey is never ever to let my why’s get far away. I keep my why’s close by. One great idea my Weight Watcher leader gave our meeting was 100 days of why.  Why 100? You will start to achieve why’s and you’ll need […]

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Challenges or Opportunities

I’ve been in marketing in one form or another my entire career. I’m always marketing something – be it a product or service. I’m pretty good at it and it’s natural to me. When I’m in meetings and people talk about problems or challenges, I will immediately correct them to say “it’s an opportunity waiting […]

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Exercise | Fitness | motivation | support

Pink swim cap is BACK

Today I rocked 1/2 mile pool water walk.  Yes, me 4 1/2 weeks after back surgery about eight weeks after knee surgery and I walked in the water which is eight times the resistance on land for over a half a mile! Damn right I’m going to stand like a boss today and this week […]

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Little Red Trike- Dear Future Me
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Dear Laura

Dear Laura, At some point in the future you will need this. It is OK to take time to heal. It is OK to ask for help. It is OK to sleep when you’re body is healing, even if it’s 18 hours. It is OK to let others do for you when you can’t. It […]

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Keep fighting. 

Gained 2.6 lbs. Down -54 total since December 2015.  I’ve gained about 10 lbs since my back surgery. IT DOES NOT MATTER.  I STRUGGLED this week. I wasn’t talking to myself like I talk to y’all. I was HARD on myself. I wasn’t speaking kind. THAT STOPPED YESTERDAY.  I am doing the best I can. […]

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Little Red Trike- Face to Face Friday
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Face to Face Friday, Trike Style

When you take time to look back at where you’ve been, it makes it all worthwhile. Day to day? That’s HARD.  I know EXACTLY how hard some days were between these pictures which are two years apart. I know showing up – not just for WW meetings. I know being on this journey isn’t about […]

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Little Red Trike-Keep showing up
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Keep showing up-NO matter what….

There is exactly two years difference in these pics. 6/26/15 and 6/26/17. I know because it was my birthday. 6/26/15-I was out shopping all day with Detetctive trike and miserable and hot and tired and sweating and nothing fit. 6/26/17-I was home recovering from VERY unexpected back surgery however i was FIT AND HEALTHY and […]

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Health | support

Rest is not a weakness 

With a very rough morning when I HAD intended to go back part time for work, my body had different plans and it broke me. 👮🏻 Trike deemed me not able to drive a car and just not looking well. So home I stayed.  I leaned on my tribe and one of my WW bffs […]

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