Fail. Fail again. Fail harder. Just fail forward…

I lost 240lbs in 17 months. Before that I lost over 100 lbs. Twice. Yep I told you I lost over 100lbs twice before. But did I tell you about all the times in between when I lost 20, 40, 60 or 70 and regained that too? If you think when you work really hardContinue reading “Fail. Fail again. Fail harder. Just fail forward…”

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Dump Cookies

Ingredients -3 cups of whole oats -3 tablespoons of honey or pure maple syrup -2/3 rds of a small can of pumpkin -1/4 cup of chopped almonds -1/4 cup of shredded coconut -pumpkin spice to taste preference – ground cinnimon to taste preference -pure vanilla extract to taste preference -1/4 cup of triblend seeds (optional)Continue reading “Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Dump Cookies”

The Workout that Started it all…

Check out one of the very first “workouts” I started out with here! In the beginning I started out with purposeful activity like cleaning my house or going on walks with my daughter. We’d play simon says or tag for fun. But when it came time to get into a “routine” I struggled. The ideaContinue reading “The Workout that Started it all…”

Take ownership of your choices…

✌ No hate. Just an observation. If the sugars worth your fingers and toes when your a diabetic thats your choice. If the daily fast food runs are worth the heart attack when you already have heart disease that’s your choice. If the processed foods worth the addiction when you already have multiple health conditionsContinue reading “Take ownership of your choices…”

I didn’t do it

I was offered money to advertise for Bariatric patient supplies… For someone who lost their job in May I’m not gonna lie it was tempting. The thing is … I didn’t have surgery. I know people who have. I know people that found great success with surgery and others that ended up with some majorContinue reading “I didn’t do it”

Letter to my former self:

Dear Past Self: I’ve been grieving a lot for you lately. I see you everyday in the mirror and lately I just feel the urge to apologize. I’m sorry I said those things about you. I’m sorry I told you that you were weak. I’m sorry I made you do things you weren’t comfortable withContinue reading “Letter to my former self:”