Motivation Basics

Spartan Race: Believing You Can

I told you in another post that I learned many things from my first Spartan Race. I have to say the most valuable thing is that I am capable of even more than I thought. Along with this, I want to say that what you are capable of has more […]

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Casting Giveaway Biggest Loser 17- This is YOUR CHANCE!

For information about the Open Casting Calls scroll down, otherwise good luck in the Giveaway! Biggest Loser Casting Pass Giveaway   a Rafflecopter giveaway   The Biggest Loser Casting Team is coming to a CITY NEAR YOU! Your chance to be on Season 17 of the Biggest Loser is HERE! […]

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Refocused: Eyes on Jesus

It’s been so long since I have been able to sit down and write.  It’s the first day of June, but also my first day of summer break from teaching.  A lot has happened since I have been able to write. I have competed in my first Spartan Race, walked […]

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Accept It or Reject It: Protect Your Journey

As A Former Pastor of a church I understand the need to evaluate what works and what doesn’t work in the church. If it was a program or process that wasn’t  giving the desired results after three to six months, it was evaluated, analyzed, and either tweaked, kept as is […]


They are Watching You: A Mom’s Impact on Her Children

With Mother’s Day closely approaching, I thought it would be a great time to reflect on the impact that my health journey has had on my children. I am a stepmom to two boys, 14 and 11 years old.  I also have two daughters, ages 3 and 4 years old. […]


You Pulled the Dead Man Out of Me

Rock Bottom On November of 2011, I was sitting in my apartment contemplating my broken, hurt, depressed life after, my then spouse, kicked me out of the house. I was dying in every area of my life, even physically. My obesity was spinning me out of control. I was burnt […]

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Remember Where You Started

This post is for those of you who have made progress from the beginning. Maybe you have lost 30 lbs, but have been spinning in circles trying to lose anymore; but you have been stuck at the same weight for weeks, months, or even years. We CAN NOT forget where […]


The End is Where We Begin

“What We Do Today Affects Our Tomorrow.” – Unknown   The End Goal We must keep the end goal in sight as we travel this road in our journey to life and health. If you were to tell me three years ago what my life would look like today, I […]


Struggling in the Journey is “Normal”

I know exactly what I need to do on my health journey. I have done these things and been successful. I have lost 99 pounds along the way, went from walking to running a full marathon, and I have helped others find success. Yet, I still sit here today struggling […]


Change your thinking

This journey is a process, it’s a marathon not a sprint. Do not expect to have everything figured out in one week or one month. Heck, it’s been 3 years for me and I realize the more I think I know, the more I don’t know. I have devoted myself […]