It was not an easy decision, by any means. The funny thing is, doctors have been encouraging me to get weight loss surgery for years but I never wanted to – like so many I thought it was the “easy way out”. I wanted to do this on my own. I wanted the accolades for… Read More My Decision to have Weight Loss Surgery
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
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
Trying to incorporate more plant based or vegetarian meals into your diet can be so much of a headache and on top of that if the meals are delicious or too expensive – you can hang everything up because you won’t stick to it. I sat down last week and decided to create a list… Read More Plant based and vegetarian meals on a budget
Is it possible to love yourself while losing weight? Of course, it is! The reason I say it is – because the love for myself is not tied to my physical body… period! When I say I love me, I mean I love all of me. My butt is huge in my belly is big… Read More Loving yourself while losing weight, is it possible?
As a chronic overeater, it is incredibly easy to lose track of what you are eating throughout the day. Face it, if you are eating as little as you think – you likely wouldn’t be struggling with being overweight in the first place. With every fitness plan I have been on, a requirement has been… Read More My Thoughts On: Keeping a Food Journal