Monthly Archives: August 2014

26 08, 2014

#TeamSlenderSeekers Contest Winner – Paying It Forward

By |2014-08-26T12:35:14+00:00August 26th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Guest Blog by "How do YOU Celebrate Success" Contest WinnerAmy Smith The day I won the How Do You Celebrate Success RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon contest, it felt like it was all about me. Pandora's phone call, congratulatory messages from friends and family, my head spinning at the idea of running 13.1 miles… but by the next day, it had turned into so much more. It became about tons of people inspired to [...]

11 08, 2014

Coming Out of the Dark – When Life Derails Training

By |2014-08-11T10:17:36+00:00August 11th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

I wish I was perfect. I've striven for perfection ever since I was a little girl and got very discouraged when I couldn't do something that stood up to those high standards. I’ll never forget the first time I brought home a report card with a B on it; I sat in the car crying hysterically because I hadn't gotten straight A’s. I was in the third grade. I wish I was clairvoyant. I wish [...]