How I began this incredible journey.

In November of 2012, I believe I lost out on a job that I really wanted due to my weight.  At this time, I began to realize that my weight was starting to interfere with my life and happiness.  I started to bring my lunch to work so I would not stop off at a fast food restaurant while starving.  I cut back on eating once I was home and started eating breakfast.  Eating breakfast was very hard for me to do as I was not a breakfast person.  I would drink coffee with creamer and sugar and think I had eaten breakfast.  I did manage to lose a few pounds, but my moti...more

Who Am I?

Seven months ago, if you would have said to me that I would be 70 lbs. lighter, I would have thought you were crazy.  If you would have said that I would want to eat healthy and exercise, I would have thought you were insane.  Well, seven months later, here I am at 70 lbs....more

Fear No least of flying

I am on the biggest high of my life right now and it is all due to conquering a fear.  This was not just any fear for me, it was a phobia of flying that I have had for 20 years.  I was able to fly for the first time without any medication or alcohol in my system.  I did this on prayer and my belief that my higher power, God, is in charge and he will keep me safe.  With that being said, there are other even bigger things that I accomplished all related to getting onto an airplane.  I was able to fit into just ONE seat this time, was able to buckle into said seat with...more