Hey, hey, hey!! Welcome 2014! Do you have your ducks in a row and have you set your goals for 2014? I am quite proud of myself that I am setting goals this early. Last year I didn’t post my goal for 2013 until JULY!  Whoopsie. It’s ok, better late than never, right!?!? Virtual high fives to those that have read that post. When it comes to resolutions every year, I think: HA! Can you relate? In all reality, I … [Read more...]


As you know I’m doing a December series where I post almost every day this month. So, if you missed day 1 and day 2 of this series check them out!  {I hope you are enjoying it by the way.} Today I’m going to delve deep into the skeletons in my closet and talk about weight loss…dun, dun, dun. First, give me a second to vent….WHY DO I HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THIS!?!?! GAHHHHHHHHHH! Ok, I feel so much better. The truth is, … [Read more...]


We had our family pictures taken a few weeks ago. Is it bad that this is my favorite picture we took that day? It’s my favorite because while making the faces, my double chin was temporarily hidden. The end. Let’s just say that yellow isn’t my color. Tears were shed after looking at some of the rest. Unflattering is an understatement. HA! I have shared my feelings about weight loss several times here at All … [Read more...]

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Beware, this post is RANDOM with a capital R! First things first…I would like to announce that: MY BIG LOSER TEAM WON!!!!. I joined a local weight loss contest through the Washington City Community Center and the Planet 94.1 Radio Station here in St. George, and this was my team. I had a GREAT experience, and I’m excited to share some details about the results! I have gotten sooo many messages from you readers giving me … [Read more...]

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Sometimes implementing a weight loss plan into an already “busy” life is tough, but things are going really well. It takes effort to constantly think about what you eat. It takes effort to get up at 5:20 every morning. Of course it takes effort, all things that are worth it do, right!?! I was talking to a few blogger friends about dieting the other day and some of them mentioned that they can’t diet AND take care of their … [Read more...]


If you are new to these “Let’s Get Real” talks, you might want to check out part 1 {My weight lost journey} and part 2 {I thought I was going to die} to bring you up to speed. In a nutshell, I was crazy and announced my dirty laundry here in the public eye and almost had a nervous breakdown about it. Ha ha. Ok, not really. But, I am getting personal on you here at All Things Thrifty and I don’t do that very often due to … [Read more...]


Ok, so last week I told you my deepest and darkest, and you told me that you would like me to blog about my journey. You might be sorry. Ha ha. Just kidding. To those that missed it, I joined a local big loser competition with my besties. Today I will share what I’ve been doing this week. It all started Thursday morning with my alarm going off at 5:20 AM. I thought I was going to die. {AND, I will say that is definitely … [Read more...]