Decide. Commit. Succeed.

Being that I recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of embarking on my health and wellness journey, the past few weeks have been a time for some reflection.  In some ways, five years seems like such a long time, but when I think of all that I have accomplished in that time period, I feel extremely […]

Following My Passion By Letting Go

  As I prepare to start the next incredible chapter in my journey, I have begun the process of “minimizing” my possessions.  I started studying the concept of minimalism six or eight months ago when my Dad told me about a TedX talk he had listened to by The Minimalists (www.theminimalists.com) and I immediately became […]

Relax

I am learning, after being on this journey of health and wellness for over four and half years that the line between diligence and obsession is extremely thin.  I have been extremely diligent in the pursuit of my goals and part of that diligence has included learning as much as I possibly could about health, […]

Three Signs You’re Ready to Start the Journey

The number one question I get is, “How did you lose the weight?”  I think a lot of people are hoping I will be the one to give them the “magic bullet” answer; the one where you don’t have to do any work, make any sacrifices, etc.…  The one where you just declare you want […]

The Definition of Insanity

This was the most appropriate quote I could think of to describe my weight loss efforts over the last several months.  We all know how long I have been stuck at the same point but the last few weeks put “the fear” into me as I was up more than 3 pounds each week.  My […]