Monthly Archives: November 2013

29 11, 2013

Giving Thanks – 7 Weeks to the Tinker Bell Half Marathon

By |2013-11-29T23:33:15-05:00November 29th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

It’s the end of November and as the first of December approaches this weekend, Dawn (The winner of the “How do YOU celebrate success” contest that I held on my blog back in June of this year) and I are just 7 short weeks away from accomplishing something that just three short years ago I never thought I would even consider doing. I sat out with a goal this year to run a 5K, a [...]

24 11, 2013

The Essentiality of Self Worth in the Weight Loss Journey

By |2013-11-24T12:19:22-05:00November 24th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

“It’s okay because they love me,” – if I had a quarter for every time these words escaped my mouth or invaded my head space I'd be rich. Because the truth is  my never-ending search for unconditional love led me to these thoughts over and over again. From as young as five I can remember that feeling of “Nobody else wanted me,” that evolved from being given up for adoption. With the exception of my [...]

17 11, 2013

A Lesson in Distracted Eating for WLS Fitness Contest Winner

By |2013-11-17T11:15:03-05:00November 17th, 2013|Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Guest BlogBy Dawn Brell  Dawn Brell rocking her vampiress for Halloween 2013 After a week with a few set backs Pandora asked me to write a blog about my experiences.  I have to say that anyone who has been through this have my sympathies and respect and for those who haven't I hope that you never have to.  So we are going to talk about distracted eating and the consequences of that.  Star [...]