Weight loss and Health

502 pounds….and my first personal training session

Today was the first day of meeting one on one with for my first personal training session. The trainer and I have known each other on Facebook for years, and when she graduated with her degree in exercise physiology and began her personal training business – I jumped at her offer to train me. I… Read More 502 pounds….and my first personal training session

Weight loss and Health

5 Ways to stay motivated on a weight loss journey

Losing weight and keeping it off is no easy task. Most weight loss attempts end in failure and burn out because people try too much too quick, set unrealistic goals, or lose motivation by day two. Increase your chances of success by implementing these 5 tips! Don’t just remember your “why”, write it down. We… Read More 5 Ways to stay motivated on a weight loss journey

Recipes and Goodies

Vegetarian Fajitas: A 15 minute kitchen miracle

15 Minute Vegetarian Fajitas When my husband and I get home from work, we are exhausted and often turn to fast food because we are too tired to cook. Since we are working on weight loss and watching what we eat (as well as what we spend) we need meals that are easy, cheap, healthy,… Read More Vegetarian Fajitas: A 15 minute kitchen miracle

Weight loss and Health

What to do when a child calls you “Fat” in public

Being 500 pounds, I always get stares and comments when I’m out and about for being fat. I’ve gotten them my whole life. They used to bother me, especially when I was a teenager. I would sit in my room and cry, slap my body, curse it, I wanted to die. The stares were mostly… Read More What to do when a child calls you “Fat” in public

Weight loss and Health

5 Ways I increased my physical activity while working a desk job

Like most women, I work full time but I also want to work towards improving my health by increasing physical activity. Getting in the recommended 10,000 steps a day or 30 minutes of physical activity is incredibly difficult when you work full time and have a sedentary job. For some, the only option left is… Read More 5 Ways I increased my physical activity while working a desk job

Rants and Ramblings

Top 10 Places to Shop for Plus Size Fashion

Fashion is constantly directed towards those who are size 12 and under, however, a recent study by the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology, and Education tells us that the average American woman is now a size 16. I, however, fall wayyyyyyyyyyyy beyond that lol and it’s ok, I know other women do as well.… Read More Top 10 Places to Shop for Plus Size Fashion