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”

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”

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…”

My weight hurt those I loved the most…

The hardest part of my journey probably has been acknowledging that my weight impacted others. I didnt know it at the time… or didnt choose to see it as genuine concern at that moment but I hurt a lot of family members by choosing to ignore my health for so long. I have so manyContinue reading “My weight hurt those I loved the most…”

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”

Woman Crush Wednesday

WCW For the woman who believed in me. For the woman who dreamed it and then worked for it. For the woman who made me who I am today. For the woman who had tried and failed and tried and failed and tried and failed and failed and failed and failed so many times butContinue reading “Woman Crush Wednesday”