Pregnancy after weight loss played with my head

This is a very hard blog post for me to write.  In fact, I’ve been putting it off for a LONG time.  I took a period off from blogging when I found out I was pregnant because what I wanted to write about I couldn’t.  It was a secret that I couldn’t share…yet.  I aim to be as transparent as possible with my blog when I finally decide to talk about something.  This is my Thinking Out Loud post.  This one is going to be hard. When I found out I was pregnant, I was happy but at the same… View Post

Speak your fears

Why does fear always get in the way?  I’ve written many times about fear and how it stops me from trying new things or talking to some people.  Fear is a crazy thing that creeps into my head when I don’t want it there.  Remember being a child and having no fear?  Adult hood has really jaded me because it’s not really the fearful act that gets me; it’s the consequences if I fail. I must always keep in mind that failures are not a bad thing.  Failures are learning experiences for the future. I’ve been trying something new lately.… View Post

Why I loved the Jet Magazine article

Welcome to everyone who found my blog through the Jet Magazine current issue. It was something totally unexpected and I didn’t even know we made the magazine until my mother-in-law told me. It’s a great honor. It’s not a great honor because are in the current issue, it’s a honor because I really feel like they captured the essence of our journey. Sometimes when you do these things people are listening and other times people are REALLY listening. I feel like Ms. Miya Williams really listened. The one thing we really want everyone to know is losing weight is hard… View Post