Tag: weight loss

What I Learned From My Eleven Year Old Niece on My Summer Vacation

Yep. Summer is over for me. I am back in the swing of things with timelines, deadlines and new projects. But this summer my niece Asha got a chance to come stay with me for three weeks without her parents. She is a tenderhearted… Continue Reading “What I Learned From My Eleven Year Old Niece on My Summer Vacation”

It’s Not What’s on the Outside But the Inside that Counts

I have struggled with my weight all my life. Remember that is the first impression of every first encounter. Now I believe I am smart and beautiful, but just not the look of the fashion industry and you don’t know I’m smart until I… Continue Reading “It’s Not What’s on the Outside But the Inside that Counts”

Enjoying the Summer Just Being Creative Myself

This is the first summer in a couple of years where I have the opportunity to just create. No pressure to worry about how to keep the lights on. No worries if my partner is happy. Just being myself and creating my own life… Continue Reading “Enjoying the Summer Just Being Creative Myself”

Exercise Boot Camp….Didn’t I say I was 51?

This year I promised myself that I would be open to new things in my life….however they came to me. I would spend more time thinking positive than thinking about things I couldn’t achieve. How would I know if I could accomplish things without… Continue Reading “Exercise Boot Camp….Didn’t I say I was 51?”

I am ready! Are you?

Standing on the edge of bigger dreams for our lives, we may not always know that true change is possible for us. Just over eight years ago, I weighed 421 pounds. I was stuck in a job that paid well, but was killing my… Continue Reading “I am ready! Are you?”

Transformation Moment

Sometimes life takes over and you have no time for the things you enjoy. Well that is why you haven’t seen this blog in a while. But I have great news. About three weeks ago I hit the two hundred pound lost mark. I… Continue Reading “Transformation Moment”

Got your Low Carb Shopping List Together?

 I get asked all the time what are the staples in my refrigerator to keep me on my Low Carb Lifestyle. Believe me there are things in there at definitely shouldn’t be in there but I try to keep a variety of the good… Continue Reading “Got your Low Carb Shopping List Together?”


I have to admit, bigger clothes are more comfortable.  We have this conversation often between my friends. I was never a person who wore my clothes fitting my body. I felt awkward.   I also felt embarrassed and uneasy.  But sloppy was never the look… Continue Reading “YOU SHOULDN’T BUY THAT PIECE OF CLOTHING YOU’RE TRYING TO TALK YOURSELF INTO BUYING”

Did I Ask You This Question?

On a scale from 1 to 10, how comfortable are you with your body? I secretly asked my friends this week this question to see what they thought. OK there was no scientific reasoning with this, but then again there were a couple of… Continue Reading “Did I Ask You This Question?”

OK I Can Wear My Summer Clothes. Now What?

At the end of the summer last year, my girlfriend talk me into buying summer clothes that were one size smaller than what I was wearing. Here is her theory: Cheap prices for you summer gear and they will fit correctly. (That means nothing… Continue Reading “OK I Can Wear My Summer Clothes. Now What?”