Facts about my transformation

Fact: Both pictures are meFact: People considered me beautiful during times both pics were taken.Fact: Changing my choices changed my appearance and my weight as well as my health.Fact: losing weight helped me breath easier and my body ache lessFact: Changing my lifestyle made me happierFact: I used tools on my journey. Just like everyoneContinue reading “Facts about my transformation”

How I Started…

For years I struggled with diets. Failure after failure led me to believe it was my fault and I was doomed to remain unhealthy and unhappy because I was flawed. But my sister believed in me she knew I just needed a little help to get myself on the right path. Since I was obeseContinue reading “How I Started…”

Why I used supplements over surgery to lose 240lbs in 17 months

Its no secret super morbid obesity is hard to battle back from. Your body has changed. Your body is no longer functioning like that of a person at a healthy BMI. The excess fat has added pain pressure and more obstacles to just a health and fitness routine. It affects your everyday life. Even simpleContinue reading “Why I used supplements over surgery to lose 240lbs in 17 months”

My story

At the end of 2017, I weighed over 400 lbs and had mobility issues due to my weight. I felt out of control with my overeating and stress at work only prompted me to continue to turn to food as a crutch. Each day I woke up and contemplated how I would make it throughContinue reading “My story”

Now there is tea all over the bathroom!

The other day standing in the bathroom naked I looked at my body and said to myself “I look exactly the same as when I was obese just now on smaller scale” I was going to finish with saying “except now I can move more and am healthier” but Mike spewed his sweet tea outContinue reading “Now there is tea all over the bathroom!”

Life happens…whether you worry or not

I wrote this exactly a year ago and found it comforting to reread today. So I’m sharing it here… Relationships. Promotions. Relocations. Deaths. Births. Houses. Friends. I use to get scared thinking about what ifs…What if this or that could lead to catastrophic events. Life altering events. Mainly worrying about all the bad things thatContinue reading “Life happens…whether you worry or not”

Biggest Lose…

I didnt watch the biggest loser this year.I watched soooooo many seasons over the years as an obese viewer. Every season was exciting and I looked forward to every year getting motivated and crying with contests as I watched them share the same struggles I had. When I heard they were rebooting it I wasContinue reading “Biggest Lose…”

10k Challenge…

It can be hard to stay motivated or consistent with workouts during this crazy time! Luckily the program I use has a 10k challenge that offers free prizes and rewards to keep moving and tracking your steps! Even if your stuck inside you can still manage to get your steps in walking in place orContinue reading “10k Challenge…”