Bullying

12 10, 2014

The Teeter-Totter of Weight Bias

By |2014-10-12T09:43:24+00:00October 12th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss, Weight Bias|0 Comments

As a Weight Loss and Wellness Coach, I often use the illustration of a teeter-totter when sitting down with a new client to go over the theory of “calories in, calories out” and to explain the importance of putting good fuel in our bodies to support vigorous activity. As I lay in bed restless tonight, I am thinking about an article I read about people who sit on both sides of the spectrum of weight [...]

28 09, 2013

Utah Football Coach Teaches Anti-bullying and Human Decency

By |2013-09-28T16:09:26+00:00September 28th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|0 Comments

Every once in a while I just have to stop, put my hands together and applaud, especially when I see someone taking a stand an anti-bullying stand. I'm a huge advocate when it comes to weight bias and bullying, it is a cause I will stand up and fight passionately for. Nobody gets to stand there and pick on someone, make them feel bad or bully them with me around. Or at least, most accurately [...]

13 06, 2013

Lets Box Obesity Together at YMW2013 with the OAC

By |2013-06-13T14:15:44+00:00June 13th, 2013|My Story|4 Comments

It is the beginning of June. ( Or it was when I started writing this blog ) The months ahead of me are full of adventure as I embark on the next part of my weight loss journey. June begins with me heading to Dallas to work on my studies to become a personal trainer, taking some courses at the Cooper Institute and make my final decision on what plastic surgeon I am going to [...]