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Did I Have Surgery? 2

Did I have Surgery to Lose the Weight? So, my transformation was shared today on FaceBook on a very popular weight loss page with a lot of followers. I love when others share my photos because it makes me feel great to think that they thought there was value in […]


Everyday Health & Wellness Conference

So this weekend, I ventured off to Fairfax, Virginia to the Everyday Health & Wellness Conference. It was a weekend full of fun and learning. I was able to bring Leanna with me (my eleven year old daughter) and so we had some wonderful, much needed mommy/daughter quality time. I […]


Getting Back on Track

Do you feel as though you have fallen off the wagon with your weight loss efforts? Do you feel as though it’s too difficult to get back on and start over again? Then, quit starting over! This is a lifelong journey, not a diet. There are many people that struggle […]


My Nutrition & Lifestyle 1

I am always experimenting with different foods, varying my nutrition intake, calorie consumption, when to eat which foods, and when they are most beneficial, etc. I have been asked so many times, “What nutrition regimen did you use to lose the weight?” This, in all honesty, is a question that […]


Do You Plank?

Do you plank? If not, you should! There are so many fitness benefits to planking. *it helps to develop core strength so you can power through regular everyday activities *supports improvement in posture (which most all of us need to work on) *improves your stability *increases your overall body strength *increases […]


Body Beast Progress! 2

I’m so excited to tell you all about my Body Beast progress! I must say, I am loving this program! The results I’m seeing are just astounding! I am currently in the “bulk” phase of the program which is the second phase of three phases. The first phase, the “build” […]


Eating Clean? Should I or Shouldn’t I? 2

Do you struggle with whether or not you should be eating clean foods? Do you not understand what it means to eat clean? As strange at it may seem, “clean-eating” means different things to different people. Some people prefer to eat only 90% clean, while others eat 100% clean. Not […]


I’m Obese: To Exercise or Not 4

Are you down because you are too overweight to exercise? I was there too at almost 300 pounds. Don’t let it get you down! I know the feeling well of aching bones, sore knees that creek, swollen ankles, constant lower back pain, and just plain feeling miserable. One thing is […]


“How Do I Make the Commitment to Becoming Healthier?”

I’m writing this blog post because I have talked to so many woman in the last few days who are struggling with getting to where they need to be mentally to attain the goal of weight loss, health, and getting fit. If this is you, sit down and think of […]


Pursuing My One and Only Passion

Have you ever had a feeling? A feeling that completely ran through you enough to motivate you to pursue your greatest passion? I had that feeling the other day. The other day when my inbox was filled with messages from women all over the world that needed the support, motivation, […]