WLS Fitness

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 [...]

22 07, 2013

Winner of Bariatric Fitness Contest Shares her Excitement

By |2013-07-22T10:17:47+00:00July 22nd, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|0 Comments

So while this WLS Exercise enthusiast is laid up recovering from my most recent round of reconstructive plastic surgery I have to say that I am living a vicariously through Dawn Brell, the winner of the Desperately Seeking Slender “How do YOU Celebrate Success” contest that allowed one my blog readers to take on the adventure of heading to Anaheim CA with me in January of 2014 to take on our first official Half Marathon [...]

8 07, 2013

Winner of Bariatric Fitness Half Marathon Contest Giveaway

By |2013-07-08T07:07:46+00:00July 8th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|0 Comments

Alright folks our very first WLS Fitness oriented contest has come to a close. After reading ALL of the essays submitted and after watching the one video submission we received, the judges have reached a verdict! and it is time to announce our contest winner. But before I do, I want to send a huge thank you to our Sponsors Kay's Naturals, Celebrate Vitamins and Pace Setter Athletics for making this all possible. I have [...]

25 06, 2013

Falling Without Failing What Chris Powell has Taught Me

By |2013-06-27T10:47:02+00:00June 25th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness|6 Comments

As you all know I am a big fan of Chris Powell. Chris and his kind-hearted wife Heidi Powell through their communications with me on Facebook have become an integral part of my weight loss journey and huge motivators in my desire and determination to become a personal trainer. Chris often mentions the need to learn to "Fall without Failing" - What this concept teaches is that we have to expect that there are going to [...]

21 06, 2013

Dear RunDisney thank you for breaking my heart

By |2013-06-21T19:25:38+00:00June 21st, 2013|My Story|5 Comments

I need to write in order to process right now. There are times when even though I know that I lead a charmed and blessed life, disappointment hits my table in a very big way and when it does, it hurts. I'm not even sure that what I am trying to make happen won't happen, we're approaching the witching hour and whether or not I gather the necessary sponsors is left to be seen, but [...]

22 03, 2013

Training To Become a Personal Trainer

By |2013-03-25T10:08:37+00:00March 22nd, 2013|My Story|5 Comments

Once in a while you meet someone and you just click. You goals are so similar and you are so passionate about the same things that when you are together it's like you feed on each other's positive energy. I call this "Motivation Transference." Bobby Whisnand Leading the Walk from Obesity at the OAC Inaugural Convention Dallas Texas October 2012 If you are someone who reads my blog and finds themselves motivated by [...]

19 03, 2013

How Can I Help You To Say Goodbye

By |2013-03-19T14:05:28+00:00March 19th, 2013|My Story|0 Comments

This isn't going to be your usual WLS post. Unfortunately today I have something else to share with you. Most days I am happy to stop and do anything I can to help someone along their journey. Most days I am happy to share my life experience with someone in order to try to make their journey a little easier than mine might have been. Usually I do so with an eagerness I can rarely [...]

7 02, 2013

Exercise it out – A key to my Post Gastric Bypass WLS Success

By |2013-02-07T04:20:41+00:00February 7th, 2013|My Story|4 Comments

So I made a deal with myself that I was going to spend February loving myself and doing things that I feel will help propel me towards my three main goals for this year; Become a Personal Trainer Run a Half Marathon Become a first time Home Buyer. As part of the first two I've recently started changing up my exercise a bit and going from being solely a cardio queen to trying to incorporate [...]