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10 06, 2014

How YOU aid in my Transformation. Thank you Slender Seekers

By |2014-06-10T09:46:06+00:00June 10th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

It’s hard to believe how quickly time flies. It seems like it was just yesterday that I was moving to North Carolina and we were holding the second “How do YOU Celebrate Success” Contest and selecting our winner. Now here we are in June and we’re in the final week of our #WineDineC210K training program. These last few months have been amazing. That old saying time flies when you’re having fun is the truth. I [...]

3 06, 2014

Weight Loss Fitness Contest Entrant Jessica Luster’s Story

By |2014-06-03T09:23:27+00:00June 3rd, 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 [...]

2 06, 2014

Weight Loss Contest Winner Runs 13.1 Miles for a Blanket

By |2014-06-02T09:50:35+00:00June 2nd, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|3 Comments

Guest Blog by "How do YOU Celebrate Success" Contest WinnerAmy Smith Hello, Slender Seekers! I can't believe three months have passed since I got the news that I was the "How Do You Celebrate Success" contest winner. My life has been a whirlwind since then. I had a photo shoot, started training for the RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon, started getting my butt kicked by Bobby Whisnand's "It's All Heart" program, organized a group [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

29 04, 2014

Post Weight Loss Fitness Success: Supplements and Intervals

By |2014-04-29T09:27:57+00:00April 29th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

Guest Blog by "How do YOU Celebrate Success" Contest WinnerAmy SmithAs I enter week 7 of RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon training, [ See #WineDinec210kPrep ] I can’t believe I’m almost halfway through the first phase of training! The weeks are flying by, and the training is going very well. With Pandora’s guidance, I have figured out a style of running that I truly enjoy. Everyone is different when it comes to running. Pace, [...]

8 04, 2014

Growing As A Coach: Get Over Yourself. It’s Bigger Than You

By |2014-04-08T10:59:19+00:00April 8th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

April started just over a week ago and now #TeamSlenderseekers is in the middle of week 4 of our 13 week couch-to-10k training schedule. This time things have been a little different for me and I have to say it’s taken me a little bit to get caught up with the crazy deposits this has put in my emotional bank account. Some of you may remember this, some of you might not, but around this [...]

26 03, 2014

Contest Winner Celebrates Success through Motivating Others

By |2014-03-26T13:02:24+00:00March 26th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

Guest Blog by "How do YOU Celebrate Success" Contest WinnerAmy Smith Well, week one of training is in the books, and there are only 12 weeks left before I'll run a 10k. When I last wrote, I was still scared about the 10k, but no longer. Week one was amazing! I found out that I can actually run my miles faster by doing intervals of :60 running/:60 walking than just running start to finish. When [...]

12 03, 2014

Ready to Celebrate your Weight Loss? Let the Training Begin!

By |2014-03-12T07:33:24+00:00March 12th, 2014|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

This coming Monday the 18th starts our couch 2 10k virtual training event for the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon. We're calling it #WineDineC210kPrep Day one consists of 3 training options a walk, an It's All Heart work out or Cross Training. Cross training means that you are training in a different mode of cardiovascular exercise. This could be anything from an elliptical or a recumbent bike to a class at your gym that [...]