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23 02, 2014

Bariatric Fitness Contest Winners Half Marathon Experience

By |2014-02-23T08:55:47+00:00February 23rd, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

Guest BlogBy Dawn Brell  As I am recovering from my big weekend I wanted to write this blog now so that I can put down all of the things I am thinking before I forget anything.  First I want to say a million big thanks you to all of our wonderful, amazing and generous sponsors. The fine folks at Pace Setter Athletic, Celebrate Vitamins, Kay's Naturals, and Ameriwell Bariatrics did one of the most amazing and [...]

12 02, 2014

420lbs to a Half Marathon – The Tinker Bell in Reflection

By |2014-02-12T10:32:44+00:00February 12th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|4 Comments

Running a half marathon wasn't something I ever thought I would do. If you had told me five years ago that someday I would be running my fifth half marathon while studying to become a personal trainer and working at a lady only fitness establishment, I would have asked you what you were smoking. But just three short weeks ago I was crossing the finish line at the Tinker Bell Half Marathon. The entire experience [...]

11 01, 2014

Tinker Bell Half Marathon Celebrating a win against Obesity

By |2014-01-11T06:34:01+00:00January 11th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|7 Comments

It’s 5am on Saturday and I wish I could say that I had a relaxing day ahead of me or that I wasn't the type of person that gets stressed out about packing. Both would be falsities.  I'm the type of person that normally stresses out packing for a week-long or two-week vacation, let alone a convention, and this time, I am packing for the Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend and my move to North [...]

26 12, 2013

Post WLS Running Achievements and Tips on Staying Motivated

By |2013-12-26T15:12:44+00:00December 26th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|4 Comments

It’s was the Sunday before Christmas and I was on my first cup of coffee. I’d taken 1265 steps walking the dog, or so said the health tracker on the Samsung Galaxy S4 that I upgraded to as an early Christmas present this year. For Dawn and I Sunday marked the day that we were exactly 4 weeks away from the Tinker Bell Half Marathon. Saturday was supposed to be a 12 mile training run [...]

29 11, 2013

Giving Thanks – 7 Weeks to the Tinker Bell Half Marathon

By |2013-11-29T23:33:15+00:00November 29th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

It’s the end of November and as the first of December approaches this weekend, Dawn (The winner of the “How do YOU celebrate success” contest that I held on my blog back in June of this year) and I are just 7 short weeks away from accomplishing something that just three short years ago I never thought I would even consider doing. I sat out with a goal this year to run a 5K, a [...]

17 11, 2013

A Lesson in Distracted Eating for WLS Fitness Contest Winner

By |2013-11-17T11:15:03+00:00November 17th, 2013|Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Guest BlogBy Dawn Brell  Dawn Brell rocking her vampiress for Halloween 2013 After a week with a few set backs Pandora asked me to write a blog about my experiences.  I have to say that anyone who has been through this have my sympathies and respect and for those who haven't I hope that you never have to.  So we are going to talk about distracted eating and the consequences of that.  Star [...]

19 09, 2013

Returning to Running – 10 weeks off 3 weeks on and happy

By |2013-09-19T09:15:30+00:00September 19th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|1 Comment

So Monday started Week 03 of the #20Week2Tink Training Program we are doing leading up to our partition in the 2014 Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend in Anaheim, CA. – Thanks to our Team Sponsors Dawn Brell, the winner of the [How do YOU Celebrate Success Contest] and I are participating in one of the neatest WLS Fitness oriented events we possibly could. Not only our we working together towards our goal of accomplishing this [...]

2 09, 2013

WLS Fitness A Beginning Runners Thoughts

By |2013-09-02T11:57:46+00:00September 2nd, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|0 Comments

  Guest Blog by:"How Do YOU Celebrate Success Contest Winner"Dawn BrellOn the eve of the start of my 20 week training I am wanting to let everyone know how things are going. So far the walking has been a good start. I did make it to onederland in that time. Although literally at nearly the last-minute of the goal I set for myself. It felt good to finally make that goal although it took longer than [...]

25 08, 2013

Why I Choose The Tinkerbell Half Marathon

By |2013-08-25T23:00:36+00:00August 25th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|0 Comments

Today has started with so many projects half-open on my desk being worked on. But as a bariatric fitness enthusiast I have to stop and take a moment to share an exciting revelation with you as it pertains to my WLS fitness and wellness path. So as many of you know I am still looking to and attempting to gather the sponsorship to secure my way to the Tinker Bell Half Marathon in January. My [...]

8 08, 2013

Bariatric Fitness Contest Winner Prepares for Half Marathon

By |2013-08-08T11:04:00+00:00August 8th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|0 Comments

Today's Blog is a Guest Blog from our  first big Bariatric Fitness contest  winner  Dawn Brell. Dawn is checking in with us to let us know how she has been doing since she won the "How do YOU Celebrate Success" contest earlier this month and what she is doing to work out getting ready for our Half Marathon together at Disneyland in Anaheim CA. You know this WLS Fitness Enthusiast is happy to hear from her. As I lay in the [...]