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The Bridesmaid Fiasco
Friday, February 03, 2017      13 comments

Being asked to stand in as a bridesmaid in someone's wedding is a pretty big honor. It's a right of passage for many friendships, signifying the end of ... Read more
Coulda-Woulda-Shoulda: Getting Past Regrets
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      15 comments

About a year ago, a blackboard was hung in the middle of New York City with the words "What is your biggest regret?" written at the top of it. Through... Read more
My daughters perspective...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      23 comments

Sometimes we don't realize the impact our journey has on those we love. My teenage daughter, Juliana, had an entirely different experience and shares her... Read more
Fight the Mush
Monday, January 09, 2017      6 comments

I love to spin. The room is dark, the music is blaring and I get into a zone that I can't really explain. For those 45 minutes my mind shuts down and my ... Read more
So...I'm gonna be on TV....
Monday, January 09, 2017      19 comments

This journey has been incredible. So much so that I wanted to share my success with others. As a result, I'm going to be on the news tonight. My story w... Read more
The Click.
Sunday, January 01, 2017      8 comments

Stay with me through this first paragraph. I promise you, it's worth it. Obesity has many health implications including risk of stroke, heart disease, diabetes, pancreatitis, numerous female disorders, arthritis, gout, cancer, gallstones, live... Read more
HIIT me up!!
Friday, December 30, 2016      4 comments

It was Christmas Eve and all through the Y there was a buzz about a cardio GRIT class at 9:30 am. GRIT is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) cl... Read more
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      7 comments

I'm not sure about you, but I've been hearing the term 'mindful' over the last few years, not really understanding what it was all about. I initially tho... Read more
Are you talking to me?
Monday, December 19, 2016      9 comments

Sometimes we aren't very kind to ourselves. You know what I'm talking about. Those moments when you look in the mirror and don't like what you see so you... Read more
Suck it up!
Friday, December 16, 2016      7 comments

It's 5:25 am and I'm in the spin room setting my bike up for my ride. I've been taking this early morning class with the most of the same folks for the l... Read more
Healthy-Momma Bee
Friday, December 09, 2016      7 comments

Many people at work, in my community and in my social circle have been curious about my weight loss and have asked me how I've done it. So many of them w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Getting raw.
Friday, October 28, 2016      36 comments

I've been overweight most of my life and I always felt a sense of embarrassment and resentment towards myself because I didn't feel strong enough to do anything about it. I had had a few challenging years and about 18 months ago, I was resurfaci... Read more
Sunday, September 25, 2016      5 comments

I'm headed to a luncheon shortly. I'm going to see many women that I haven't seen in over a year. It's an organization that I was very active in at one p... Read more
My 600 Pound Life
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      6 comments

There's a show on TLC that I started watching called my 600 pound life. I DVR it and watch it almost daily. I don't want to say that I'm obsessed with it, as that's not the case, but I'm fascinated by my reactions. The show is a one hour peek ... Read more
Pain & Ugliness
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      3 comments

Here I am again, getting ready to bitch about something in my life when I realize that before I go into the ugly, I need to go into the beauty. I've lost 93 lbs. significant. Huge accomplishment that I'm incredibly proud of and so very happy abo... Read more

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