Last week, I pitched my weight loss story to a writer for The Dr. Oz show / magazine. I started picturing myself on his TV show, sharing how I've almost lost 100 lbs. I imagined myself sharing the story about how I transformed my body so much in one year. I would tell a story … Continue reading Getting Back Up
When was the last time you did something new? Do you remember how you felt leading up to that new adventure, activity, or challenge? You probably went through a roller coaster of emotions. The excitement. The nerves. The worries. The fears. The hopes. How did you feel talking those first few steps? And more importantly, … Continue reading Everyone Has to Be a Newbie
"You know what babe," I started to say confidently. "If I keep working hard and get really fit, I am going to wear a two piece bathing suit again! And I don't care about having stretch marks!" "Good for you, babe!" Justin said back with a big smile. "You rock that bikini." We had this … Continue reading My Proud Marks
"Are you giving up?" Justin asked me as we cleaned out our closet. I was putting piles and piles of clothes into the Goodwill box. "I'll never fit into those skinny jeans again," I said. "And my arms are too fat for this shirt." This was about two months ago. Before I found myself again. … Continue reading Are You Giving Up?
You'll have bad days. Days that seem to last forever. Days when you eat everything that comes into your path! Days when you feel too tired- too weak - to burnt out. Days when the last place you want go is the gym. Days when you are so tired that you could sleep under your … Continue reading One Week Can Make a Big Difference