Living A Healthy Life…Family Style

Karen and her mom love their Fitbits

Karen is back with another fabulous post!  Thanks, Karen for filling in on the weight loss posts while I am making this baby! When I started this weight loss journey in February 2014, I was focused on losing weight for myself. Soon though, my weight loss journey became more about my family’s health and how […]

What Makes ME So Special?

Keep Calm and Blog On

I get the privilege and honor of speaking with a group of people on Tuesday night.  Jacynta asked me to come and speak to some people trying to live a healthier lifestyle.  When she asked me, I never said, “Hey, Jacynta, I will, but WHY?  Why did you choose me?”  I already knew the answer. […]

Merry Christmas 2012

It Sux To Be Fat Christmas 2012 Card

Merry Christmas!  I hope you all have a wonderful, relaxing Christmas with your family and friends. Get ready…2013 is coming and I am gearing up for this to be the most successful year yet! Start thinking about what you would like to accomplish in the New Year. Until then, have a very, Merry Christmas and […]

Thankful in 2012

Jen and Jason in Destin, FL

It is amazing that Thanksgiving is here.  Where in the world did 2012 go?  It seems like just yesterday, I was thankful in 2011! Have you seen those Facebook posts where people have been giving thanks for one thing each day of November?  I did not participate but I knew I had to put a […]

Vacation – Not a Good Excuse


We are in the midst of vacation time.  Many people are taking vacations or are getting ready to go on vacation before school goes back.  Have you ever said to yourself, “It’s ok to get off plan, I’m on vacation”  or “I don’t have to exercise, I’m on vacation!” If you are like me, you […]

Top 10 Exer-scuses!

No Exercise

We all have them, we all know them, and we all LOVE to use them.  Exer-scuses!  Reasons why we just can’t possibly exercise today, tomorrow, this week, or possibly EVER.  I have compiled a list of the top ten exer-scuses that were given to me when I polled Facebook.  Here are the great excuses I […]

Sister Memories


Here is how my conversation went last night after my Weight Watcher weigh in with my sister via text: Kath:  How much weight did you lose? Me:  Don’t want to talk about it…aka none Kath:  What happened?  Nevermind…just read your blog.  I am proud of you for blogging how you really feel. Me:  Yeh…not such […]

Be Selfish

Be Selfish

I give you permission, right now, to be selfish.  WHAT?!?!?  Yep, you can be selfish and no one will even know you are being selfish.  From now on, you must put yourself first when it comes to your weight loss. I give you permission to go to your Weight Watcher meetings.  You can take the […]

Two is Better than One

Me and Jason

Have you ever tried to do something really hard all by yourself and it just doesn’t happen? Then, when you decide to talk to someone and ask for help, it becomes easier and you achieve your goals? This week at my Weight Watcher meeting we talked about having a weight loss buddy. This lead me […]

Weight Watchers Success Night – Review

Weight Watcher Success Story

 On Monday night I had the rare privilege of being involved in success night at Weight Watchers. This night was open to everyone currently involved in Weight Watchers or people who were interested in joining Weight Watchers. Let me just say-This night was absolutely AMAZING!!!! My Weight Watcher leader, Jacynta asked me to share my […]