When Your Biggest “WHY” Falls Apart

Hello everyone and Happy 2018!  When I last wrote about a month ago, I was preparing to kick my complacency to the curb.  I had a great start, losing 2.8 pounds at my first weigh in on December 6.  That same week though, I started experiencing constant quad and...

Take Those Photos!

  If I could go back and only tell 2014 Anna ONE piece of advice for this go-round on weight loss, I would tell her to take more before photos. Seriously! Photos are so motivating on this journey, and I have very few from at my heaviest weight. I love to do a...

Confronting Fear

When I lost my hair to chemo it never really devastated me. My hair was long and beautiful. My husband loved it and my girls admired it. I remember the day it started to fall out. It was a beautiful sunny day and my husband and I were standing on our back deck. We...

Staying in My Own Lane

In high school, I was very active, in good shape, and my weight was never an issue. It wasn’t until my 20’s and I had become pregnant with my second child that my mental abuse and addiction to food started. It was someone that was very close to me and I thought loved...

Dirty, Rotten, Stinkin’ Liars!

Picture this… you’ve been working hard, watching what you eat, getting some extra movement in, drinking your water, and it’s starting to show! Your clothes are getting loose.  In fact, some would say that they are too loose. You decide that it’s time and...