Monthly Archives: October 2012

30 10, 2012

Obesity Action Coalition Convention 2012 Day 1

By |2012-10-30T14:11:57-04:00October 30th, 2012|My Story|10 Comments

So I had every intention of writing blogs and doing a video at the OAC Convention, then I got there and realized how incredibly busy I was going to be and how many new friends I would be wanting to spend time with and decided the writing must wait. So we arrived in Dallas on Wednesday. Heather and I got checked into the Hilton Anatole and got our room in the Tower area of the [...]

24 10, 2012

Spri Resistant Band Fitness Trainer Giveaway!

By |2012-11-21T16:00:50-05:00October 24th, 2012|My Story|23 Comments

I'm sitting in the airport on my way to Dallas and the OAC Convention. But as I do, I have a new giveaway for you guys to sign up for. My  Sponsor, NW Fitness, was supposed to give me a t-shirt or something to wear to advertise for them at the OAC Convention that I am leaving for tomorrow., but Jeff didn't have time to get anything like that made for me, so instead, we [...]

21 10, 2012

DSS:E004 Who I’d Most Like to See me Thin

By |2012-10-21T05:03:11-04:00October 21st, 2012|My Story|0 Comments

Desperately Seeking Slender Episode 004 Who I'd Most Like To See Me Thin Today Desperately Seeking Slender Episode 004: In this Episode of Desperately Seeking Slender we discuss, "Who we'd most like to see us thin today." which leads to a more in-depth and personal sharing of the connection I feel to my Father when I'm exercising. This Episode Also Features: Run with me, Making Me Move, Weight Loss in the News, Fitness Facts, and [...]

18 10, 2012

Getting Involved in the Bariatric Surgery Community

By |2012-10-18T12:23:36-04:00October 18th, 2012|My Story|0 Comments

So I am unfortunately one of those people who takes on far much than they can handle on their own, and often times end up with so many things I want to do that there is no possible way to do them all and then I get frustrated that I can’t do it all. Since I have joined, or I guess I should say emerged (I joined over two years ago, I was just sort [...]

16 10, 2012

Healthy Changes in Life After Weight Loss

By |2012-10-16T12:13:17-04:00October 16th, 2012|My Story|0 Comments

My Coffee Cup is almost empty and the two hours that I allow myself in the morning to wake up, browse the internet and figure out what I want to write about for the day is almost over and as usual I've been influenced by a few things. But the pressing thought on my mind this morning is… The changes in my overall health after losing 250 lbs… I spent a lot of time in hospitals in [...]

15 10, 2012

Twitter #PleasePickMe to Help an X-“Fat Girl” Get Noticed

By |2012-10-15T11:58:17-04:00October 15th, 2012|My Story|2 Comments

  I am that girl who never wins anything. I’m not saying this in an emotional, whinny sort of way either, I am just being honest here, after all I’m about to ask you all for help, so honesty is the best policy. Alright my Weight Loss friends, here’s the scoop, brutal honesty. I hate my job. I've wanted a new career for about 5 years and really when you weight 420 lbs you’re not exactly the [...]

14 10, 2012

Amanda Todd: Teen Suicide results from Social Media Bullying

By |2012-10-14T10:48:42-04:00October 14th, 2012|My Story|0 Comments

You can’t really exist in Internet land today and not have heard about Amanda Todd, the 15 year old girl that hung herself after being cyber bullied over the internet. Her story, started with a Man that harassed her into taking topless photos that he sent out over the internet. The trauma of the entire event sent the girl to another school to try to start over. In the video she posted on YouTube Amanda [...]

13 10, 2012

Where I Belong in the Weight Loss World

By |2012-10-13T05:49:29-04:00October 13th, 2012|My Story|0 Comments

I’m sitting at my computer drinking my re-heated Starbucks Grande Skinny Mocha after finishing up my work out for the night. I've got a Turkey Tenderloin in the oven; yeah we eat late here, I work strange hours. I’ll be up all night and well into Saturday morning working on a graphics design project and a new website I’m collaborating on and as usual I find myself inspired by something someone else has posted. Thanks Melting Mama. [...]

12 10, 2012

DSS:E003 Mental Health & The Emotional Weight Loss Journey

By |2012-10-21T05:24:05-04:00October 12th, 2012|My Story|0 Comments

Desperately Seeking Slender Episode 003 Mental Health & The Emotional Weight Loss Journey Desperately Seeking Slender Episode 003: Inspired my Mental Health Awareness Day on Oct 11th; in this Episode we discuss the Emotional Roller Coaster of the weight loss journey, how Mental Health is a prevalent obstacle amount weight loss focused individuals. I'll discuss a little about my own battles with Mental Health issues. Desperately Seeking Slender Episode three also features: A Day with [...]

9 10, 2012

Pandora’s Surgiversary Give-away!

By |2012-10-20T01:11:44-04:00October 9th, 2012|My Story|36 Comments

Okay so first let me say that you will learn to expect this sort of random, spontaneous spur of the moment behavior from me. I randomly decide to do things, often against the better judgment of others, just because I feel it is the right thing to do. This is one of those times. So first let me put this Disclaimer up here: THIS IS NOT A BRAND NEW IPOD TOUCH! The IPod Touch 4th [...]