Monthly Archives: April 2014

29 04, 2014

Post Weight Loss Fitness Success: Supplements and Intervals

By |2014-04-29T09:27:57-04:00April 29th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Guest Blog by "How do YOU Celebrate Success" Contest WinnerAmy SmithAs I enter week 7 of RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon training, [ See #WineDinec210kPrep ] I can’t believe I’m almost halfway through the first phase of training! The weeks are flying by, and the training is going very well. With Pandora’s guidance, I have figured out a style of running that I truly enjoy. Everyone is different when it comes to running. Pace, [...]

24 04, 2014

Big Brother, Big Dreams, Life after my 260 lb. Weight Loss

By |2014-04-24T10:14:38-04:00April 24th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|2 Comments

This year I've been working on my bucket list. Recently, that meant sending in an audition tape for the Big Brother reality show.  This was quite a surreal experience for me. Realizing that I was actually doing something that I had dreamed of doing for years and let my struggle with obesity hold me back from was yet another non scale victory moment for me. There was a time that a list of things I [...]

16 04, 2014

What’s Your Reason? Recognize and Recover from bad behaviors

By |2014-04-16T11:27:21-04:00April 16th, 2014|My Story|0 Comments

Dear Slender Seekers, As a woman effected by obesity there was a time when material things held more value to me than emotional things and everything I wanted and needed was wrapped up in my Christmas or Birthday list. Wants versus needs.  For a long time it was hard for me to understand the difference. Anything I wanted I felt like I needed and I didn't really have any priorities. Everything fell into the “I [...]

8 04, 2014

Growing As A Coach: Get Over Yourself. It’s Bigger Than You

By |2014-04-08T10:59:19-04:00April 8th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

April started just over a week ago and now #TeamSlenderseekers is in the middle of week 4 of our 13 week couch-to-10k training schedule. This time things have been a little different for me and I have to say it’s taken me a little bit to get caught up with the crazy deposits this has put in my emotional bank account. Some of you may remember this, some of you might not, but around this [...]

7 04, 2014

Self Advocacy; What You Allow in Your Emotional Headspace

By |2014-04-07T10:15:29-04:00April 7th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

Dear Slender Seekers, I've received a few letters from some of the #SlenderSeekers out there that heard that I got up and left the room during the Lisa Lampanelli show at the WLSFA event the other night and wanted to know why, so I wanted to take a moment to explain. We each have different paths and different journeys, we each arrive at different places at different times. For me personally my path and my [...]