Your Weight Matters

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 [...]

27 08, 2013

Obesity Action Coalition Second Annual Convention #YWM2013

By |2013-08-27T18:20:29+00:00August 27th, 2013|My Story|4 Comments

So I am back in Oregon after attending the Obesity Action Coalition’s second annual Your Weight Matters Convention in Phoenix, Arizona. Things have settled down a little. I had a few days with friends to unwind and now it is time to tell you about the amazing adventure that I had in Phoenix. We arrived on Wednesday flying in with my friend Kesha from Waning Woman and enough bags to likely provide clothes for all of our friends at [...]

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 [...]