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 […]

Just A Little Further To Go

Do you ever feel like your weight loss journey is an exercise in patience?  I am the first one to admit that patience is not one of my virtues and I think that God gives me plenty of opportunities to improve on this.  Of course after over two and a half years, I know better […]

Maintaining Your Motivation

Does anyone else ever reach that point where they feel like they are spinning their wheels on their weight loss journey but not really getting anywhere?  I think if you stick with it long enough, that feeling is inevitable.  I am at that point and I have really spent the last few weeks looking for […]

Are You Enjoying the Journey?

When we are on a mission to accomplish a goal, it’s easy to adopt the mindset that happiness will begin when the goal is accomplished.  For example, I will be happy when I have lost all of the weight, landed the right job, can afford a certain car, have a certain amount of money in […]

Confessions Of A Closet Eater

There are so many different facets to having a weight problem and unless you’ve been there, some of them may be difficult to understand.  One that was a tremendous struggle for me was closet eating. As I have said before, I self-medicated with food to deal with sadness and unhappiness.  That did not always mean […]

Shout if From the Rooftops

Let’s face it; telling other people about our weight loss plans is scary.  What if they laugh, what if they tell us we can’t do it, or worse yet, what if they hold us accountable?  I think the thought of being held accountable is the scariest of all of those possibilities.  However, I have learned […]