WLS Fitness

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 [...]

6 10, 2013

Barriers in your Wellness path Do NOT Translate to – THE END

By |2013-10-06T12:35:00+00:00October 6th, 2013|Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

  As a Bariatric Fitness enthusiast and Motivational Coach I find that often time’s people who talk to me about their weight loss journey usually have some sort of barrier in their way when it comes to their current wellness path. Before we get too far ahead let‘s talk about your wellness path. A wellness path is one of the most effective starting tools I have found in helping other people realize where they currently [...]

5 10, 2013

Bariatric Fitness Contest Winner Faces Training Challenges

By |2013-10-05T22:30:35+00:00October 5th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

Guest Blog By Dawn Brell As I am writing this I have been sort of been delaying it.  Let me start by saying I have been having a relatively good time with the running. At times it has almost seemed to easy. But I have found that I hit a brick wall at 3 miles.  But that is the distance I started with during my walking phase. Part of my issue is that I am a [...]

3 10, 2013

Avoiding High Risk Behaviors after Weight-Loss Surgery

By |2013-10-03T19:59:56+00:00October 3rd, 2013|Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

This was going to be a Facebook post – but really, I felt it was more appropriate to share with a larger reader base.  The topic of taking pain medication after weight loss surgery is the buzz today thanks to a great article [ Weight-Loss Surgery May Add to Painkiller Dependence, Study Says ] Prior to my RNY in October of 2010 I was diagnosed with chronic back pain and muscle spasms as well as [...]

25 09, 2013

Emotional Clarity in my Weight Loss Journey – “I Feel Weak”

By |2013-09-25T23:15:23+00:00September 25th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|2 Comments

I have had an epiphany. It happens. I have had that break through “ah-ha” moment when you FINALLY put your finger on a problem and go “Oh THAT’S it! THAT’S why this was bothering me.” The great thing about this moment is that once this clarity has arrived we have essentially arrived at the problem, knowing the problem allows us to start to map our destination, to plan for our imminent future; the solution. So [...]

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 [...]

10 09, 2013

DISCOUNT COUPON Kiss Me Dirty Portland – Get Dirty With Me

By |2013-09-10T18:20:05+00:00September 10th, 2013|Bariatric Fitness|1 Comment

We interrupt your regularly scheduled program to make this startling announcement…. Pandora Williams is about to be a dirty girl! – It’s shocking, it’s blind blowing, it’s astonishing, and you’d never expect such a thing from me. Right?! – Ok who are we kidding, I have tattoos and purple hair and some of you know me way too good for me to play sweet and innocent. So let’s throw sweet and innocent out the window [...]

3 09, 2013

Realizing it is Bigger Than You – My PreTraining Headspace

By |2013-09-03T23:51:13+00:00September 3rd, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|1 Comment

As a WLS Post-Op turned WLS Fitness Enthusiast there is nothing I love more than knowledge there are people out there that I encourage to move, that I motivate and inspire to get their fit on.  That little tidbit of information right there; that is the kick I live for. That is the moment that my brain hears “cha-ching” as the emotive payday comes rolling into my emotional bank account. My passion has always been [...]

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 [...]