Tri-bean veggie egg scramble

I love starting my mornings off with a great veggie filled breakfast! While on my journey to better health I followed the eat more nutrients and eat less emotions plan…aka I focused on eating foods to fuel my body and not fuel my emotions. So I followed a very simple rule for myself. Count colorsContinue reading “Tri-bean veggie egg scramble”

Fix those crowns!

Just a few years ago I was down and out. Broken. Bruised. A complete and utter mess. I was ready to die. Praying to die. I abused my body and mind telling myself I deserved it for being such a complete and total mess. I weighed 420lbs and losing my mobility. My negative self talkContinue reading “Fix those crowns!”

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 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”

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”

Sometimes it just takes time

This is me. Both pictures are me. I have been both of these people. I have lived in both of these bodies. I can tell you both of these people live a hard life. Both of these people are flawed and perfect at the same time. Both of these people choose their lives. One choosesContinue reading “Sometimes it just takes time”

Kabassas and veggies

I count veggie colors instead of calories.My journey involved no negativity. Counting calories or micros was restrictive and when I feel restricted it triggers binges.For me focusing on adding in more foods and filling myself up on less calorie dense foods was the mental switch I needed to make to start my lifestyle change andContinue reading “Kabassas and veggies”

It matters…

Your story can inspire more people then those you meet. Your story will travel when you choose to share it with the world. Your story has value no matter what your current income level is. Today I looked down at my necklace and remember the words that the woman that gave it to me oftenContinue reading “It matters…”

A year ago…

Repost from 1 year ago…proud to still be sharing and on this amazing journey When you let go of your doubts you’ll be suprised how far you can go… When I started this journey I didnt share much about the lifestyle transformations I was making. I was afraid i would fail. Now that I’ve beenContinue reading “A year ago…”