Monthly Archives: May 2014

27 05, 2014

Post Weight Loss Fitness Contest Entrant Kevin Levin’s Story

By |2014-05-27T08:59:12+00:00May 27th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

When we launched the second "How do you Celebrate Success Contest" there were several people who wrote in entries. 5 Judges selected our winner, Amy Smith, based on the essay that she submitted. Amy is currently in the middle of training for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon which we will do together in November. This time around, I promised that I would share the essays of the other entrants. Each one of them touched [...]

20 05, 2014

Post Weight Loss Fitness Contest Entrant Diane Cary’s Story

By |2014-05-20T09:49:17+00:00May 20th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

When we launched the second "How do you Celebrate Success Contest" there were several people who wrote in entries. 5 Judges selected our winner, Amy Smith, based on the essay that she submitted. Amy is currently in the middle of training for the Wine and Dine Half Marathon which we will do together in November. This year, I promised that I would share the essays of the other entrants. Each one of them touched my [...]

15 05, 2014

Emergency Broadcast – Stop Social Bullying in WLS Community

By |2014-05-15T11:35:21+00:00May 15th, 2014|Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|12 Comments

Ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh – We interrupt your normally scheduled program for an Emergency Broadcast. Important Message: #StopSocialBullying in the #WLS Community. So I’m going to weigh in on this in a fashion I usually don’t. Mostly because I have to be true to myself and my message to this community. I stand up in this community and I tell people, “I will fight for you,” If they try to knock you down I will be in your [...]

12 05, 2014

Ten Things to Do When You’ve Got the Body Image Blues

By |2014-05-12T10:11:04+00:00May 12th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

“I wish you could see yourself through my eyes.” That’s what someone said to me the other night while I was out and comparing myself to each and every woman in the room and felt like I didn't measure up. Did you know that often times those mirror shot selfies you see me take are because it helps me see myself a little thinner when I look at a picture of my reflection instead of [...]

6 05, 2014

Staying Motivated When Life Puts You on the Bench

By |2014-05-06T10:43:21+00:00May 6th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Dear Desperately Seeking Slender, ~ I've noticed reading your blog that you often had a lot of down time between your running events. How do you stay motivated to get back into the swing of things so quickly? Dear Slender Seeker, You’re right; I've had a lot of down time between my running adventures. I started running sometime around July of 2011 when I lost my Father due to a stroke nearly smack dab in the [...]