Monthly Archives: April 2018

29 04, 2018

Sex Love and Obesity Part 2

By |2018-05-07T09:00:49-04:00April 29th, 2018|My Story, Bariatric Wellness|0 Comments

Last week in the first part of this series, Sex Love and Obesity Part 1, we talked about how obesity affected my self-confidence and self-worth and affected the decisions I made in love sex and relationships prior to my marriage. I told you that finally at 24 I had met the “Master” I had been searching for, lost the weight he asked me to lose to be with him and got married. Today, we’re going [...]

27 04, 2018

The Truth About Why I Stopped Running

By |2018-04-27T10:23:51-04:00April 27th, 2018|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

I’m an Obesity Rebel. That means I don’t let this disease kick my ass any more. I make sure that I am always fighting back and that it never gets to have the hold on me it once did. But the methods I use to fight back have changed a little over the nearly 8 years since I started this journey. One of the keys to my success in weight loss was that I traded [...]

23 04, 2018

Sex Love and Obesity Part 1

By |2018-11-10T10:02:49-04:00April 23rd, 2018|My Story, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss, Sex, Love & Obesity|0 Comments

I believe that there is a part of the weight loss journey that we don’t talk about nearly enough. The way obesity affects the decisions we make regarding sex, love and relationships. I wasn't always an Obesity Rebel. There have been times in my life that Obesity kicked my ass and suffering from this disease lead me to make some bad decisions in when it came to these things. There were times when I was [...]

15 04, 2018

Turn Your Food Journal Into A Food Prep Tool

By |2018-04-15T19:55:53-04:00April 15th, 2018|Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

In last week's blog, Food Journaling Adds Accountability and Success to Weight Loss we talked about your food journal, why it is important and how to get started with MyFitnessPal, the food journal that I recommend to my clients. This week, I want to talk a little bit more about how your food journal can also be your food prep tool. I cannot say this enough. Plan and prep, plan and prep, plan and prep. Planning [...]

8 04, 2018

Food Journaling Adds Accountability and Success to Weight Loss

By |2018-04-08T10:27:52-04:00April 8th, 2018|Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

“My favorite thing to do is fill out my food journal and track my calories and macronutrients.” I’ve never heard those words come out of a client’s mouth. Let’s start with a basic understanding that nobody likes to keep food journals. They are tedious, time-consuming, and the action in and of itself makes us mindful and accountable for what we are putting into our bodies and let’s face it, while accountability is something many of [...]

2 04, 2018

If You Are Reading This – I Owe You An Apology

By |2018-04-02T10:44:32-04:00April 2nd, 2018|My Story, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Almost four years ago, I started doing something that I never should have done. I stopped being a blogger. You see a blogger, is someone that regularly writes material for a blog. I was a blogger, a very passionate weight loss blogger for the better part of five years from 2010-2015. Many of you followed me along my journey from desperately seeking slender at 420lb. and my challenge to get my BMI to where I [...]