June 2009 Contest Winners Announced!

July 1, 2009

I can’t believe June is already gone and it is the first of July! Where the heck did the month go? You may remember that I announced my biggest giveaway ever, a contest that was open all June. With 7 total prizes and cash to the top 3 including a grand prize of $250 cash [...]


June Weight Loss Blog Contest - Top Prize $250 Cash

May 31, 2009

CONTEST CLOSED - WINNERS ANNOUNCED. I’ve experienced a lot of ups and downs over the last couple of years here on this blog. I’ve found that even when things aren’t going well on the weight loss front that I can count on participation on my blog as a form of a pick me up. And [...]


On Tour With a Weight Loss Rock Star

January 22, 2009

I’m pleased to be taking part in a virtual blog tour being conducted by Jennette Fulda, author of Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir. You may know her as PastaQueen. For those of you who have been living in a cave (or a pantry closet?) Jennette has an amazing and touching story to tell, having lost half [...]


Soap & Water Giveaway Contest Ends Thursday

July 30, 2008

[CONTEST CLOSED - Winners Announced!] As a reminder, my Soap & Water Giveaway Contest ends tomorrow night - I’m not exactly sure when I’ll have the time to close it off so get your entries in early if you can. So far I think I have about 20 contestants each with a varying amount of [...]


Announcing the Soap & Water Giveaway Contest

July 18, 2008

[CONTEST CLOSED - Winners Announced!] I’m always looking for ways to give back to my readers, which is why I occasionally hold free giveaway contests. Being able to send a free bike valued at $400 to Mama Bear June was one of the high points on my blog this year. This time, I’ve take a [...]


Bike Winner Announced!

May 11, 2008

My Fuji Bike Giveaway contest had more entrants than I expected, a total of 29 entrants with 13 of you getting an extra entry for giving the post a Stumble. Thank you to all the entrants! The total value of the prize package was almost $500, which is nothing to sneeze at. Pioneer Woman gives [...]


Inspiring Fit Week

January 21, 2008

This is Inspiring Fit Week at Back in Skinny Jeans and Stephanie chose my story to kick things off!  All week she will be highlighting stories of “What others are doing to get fit.” Check out my story here.  As luck would have it when I made the submission I had just weighed myself in [...]


Introducing Entrecard

December 29, 2007

While the vast majority of my postings will be about my weight loss journey from fat to fit I will stray occasionally to talk about things related to blogging about my weight loss journey.  If you haven’t already read 4 Reasons You Should Be Writing a Weight Loss Blog please do - it explains the importance of [...]


Omron Digital Pedometer Giveaway Contest Winner Announced!

December 20, 2007

Last Thursday I announced a contest to give away a new (well twice used) Omron Digital Pedometer to one of my lucky readers. To participate all you needed to do was write an article and link to that post. I would pick my 5 favorite articles and then randomly choose a winner. Here are my [...]


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