Madelyn lost 47 pounds

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Madelyn lost 47 pounds.  This determined young lady decided to stop putting of the long term goal of losing weight.  In 7 months, she has been able to transform her body with healthy eating and lots of exercise.  Check out her story and before and after photos....more

Rock’n a two-piece?

I am so grateful for my myriad of girlfriends. I don’t know how I did it, but I’ve assembled the most diverse group of girlfriends and I learn something from them everyday on how to live bold and also how to just survive motherhood. Recently, I was at the beach with one of my favorite living bold mentors and she pulled off her cover-up to reveal a bikini. Now I know this is not a big deal for many moms but for most of us with remnants of pregnancy and age draped on our bodies, it is crazy BRAVE. This particular friend of mine also wears an insulin pump....more

Confessions of a serial dieter

I've been on a diet all my life.  From Atkins to Zone, you name it, I've done it.  I've had a lot of success, losing tons of weight, but somehow, I only felt ok-ish.  I was ecstatic when I worked my way into a size 6, but really, my energy and drive were not where they should have been.  Plus, with all the intense calorie-counting and sugar-deprivation, I always, always, ALWAYS crashed and burned.  And I wouldn't just fall off the wagon.  Oh no.  I would fall, roll down the hill AND splash into the oce...more

Tips For Your Skin In The Summer Heat

Tips For Your Skin In The Summer HeatBy Christine Byrnes | Forever Pure

It’s my hair and I’ll make it blue if I want to

According to new industry statistics, women spend almost a month and a half of their lives at the hairdressers. That might seem a lot, but when we consider that another study tells us it takes exactly three seconds to form a first impression of someone, one month and a half suddenly doesn’t seem that much....more

I'm trying to survive puberty again. This time as a parent.

It all began on a mundane weeknight.She had just played in her first ballgame of the season. Supper was over and she had settled in at the dining room table for a game of chess with her daddy.I was in another room entertaining a puppy and a boy when I heard the drama coming from the other room.I was used to drama during their chess games.He's teaching her how to play and she is highly competitive and those two don't always go well together.  She loves the complexity of the game, he loves to see how amazing her mind works....more

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Nikki lost 103 pounds

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Nikki lost 103 pounds. Tired of feeling invisible and dealing with low self esteem, she decided that enough was enough.  She embraced healthy eating habits and worked out with DVDs at home to transform her body.  Here is her story:...more

Top 5 Diet Mistakes to Avoid

There are the top 5 mistakes that I always encourage people to AVOID when dieting and trying to lose weight.  These can hinder your weight loss efforts and even harm your health. ...more
I agree with most of what you're saying, except for 'Always remember that if you want to lose ...more


I know, I know...I know what you are all thinking "MILF!?!" Couldn't I had used something a little cleaner? MILF...Mom Is Losing get your minds out of the gutter. This blog is being used to motivate me so I needed something catchy. But if anyone still takes offense to it, credits of naming my blog goes to my supervisor Elly :)...more

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Jaymee lost 123 pounds

Weight Loss Story of the Day: Jaymee lost 123 pounds.  Wanting to be healthier and have more energy, she decided that it was time to start making gradual lifestyle changes.  She knows that slow and steady wins the race!  Here is what she shared with us about her weight loss journey:...more