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Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 11

Hey hi hello there!

I came to the realization today that this challenge is so appropriately named. It really is about being strong to the end, and I am nearing it.

Week 11 was the hardest, in part because my diet has become increasingly difficult, and in part because I know only a tougher road lies ahead. But, I’m also feeling accomplished. I’m all like ‘dang girl, you said you was gonna do it and you are!’, and that’s how I encourage myself when I am hungry and tired and in dire need of cookies.

If you read my last post then you know I had my last treat meal over the weekend – it was EPIC. I was worried I would wake up the next day feeling bloated, but it’s like my body absorbed it all and used it in every nook and cranny I needed it.

Now I know it’s just mind over matter for the next week!


While on vacation I managed to eat perfectly fine, aside from my treat meal, and we also even managed to squeeze in a workout! Thank you GoodLife Kelowna!


I know this next week is gonna be hella challenging, so I feel like I will probably check in at some point just to bring myself back to Centre.

Dieting is hard. In some ways it goes against what I believe. But in other ways it embodies it. Dieting is all about willpower; it’s about accepting a challenge and rising to the occasion, despite any obstacles or temptations.

On a broader scope, I guess that describes transformation itself: it’s work. A lot of people don’t want to believe that. They want to believe that change happens to you . No – change happens because of you. 


I don’t want to be too repetitive with the food pics so here is one I didn’t include in my vacation post – arugula salad with tomatoes and prosciutto! I’m dairy free and gluten sensitive and this is how I survived in a pizza joint haha!

This next week is all about staying present, mindful, and positive.

Thanks for reading and supporting me as always. You are all wonderful.

4 thoughts on “Strong to the Finish Challenge – Week 11

    1. Thank you so much! I definitely see myself doing a challenge again. This fitness challenge has made me realize that sometimes we need to find motivation for ourselves! I would love to try 30 days without sugar.

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