There’s nothing wrong with a little bit of focus, but sometimes it can get in the way.  Is it possible to have too much emphasis on a weight loss journey?  I may be living proof of the point.  The initial weight loss journey was strict.  I stayed on plan all the time because I wanted to lose weight so bad.  I lost the weight, but there were moments when I felt like I wasn’t living life.  In retrospect, I see I was a living a rigorous regiment and maybe that it was I needed to get over the hump of… View Post

We Beat Fat Episode #7: Inspirations and motivations From the kitchen table: What’s been happening this week? This week’s podcast: inspiration and motivations. The podcast is new so we are taking suggestions on topics to cover.   Contact us: webeatfat@gmail.com or on social media Angela: blog: momworksitout.com,  Instagram – @momworksitout, twitter – @momworksitout, fb – fb.com/momworksitoutblog Willie: Instagram – @williegillis The topic of the week: Inspirations and motivations Definition of motivation: the act or an instance of motivating, or providing with a reason to act in a certain way.  Motivations are internal features. Definition of inspiration: the process of being… View Post

We Beat Fat Episode #5: The Decision to lose weight From the kitchen table: This week we’re talking about the decision to lose weight and all that goes with it. How’s your week been going?  Anything interesting you would like to share? The podcast is now available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. The podcast is new so we are taking suggestions on topics to cover.   Contact us: webeatfat@gmail.com or on social media Angela: blog: momworksitout.com,  instagram – @momworksitout, twitter – @momworksitout, fb – fb.com/momworksitoutblog Willie: Instagram – @williegillis Topic of the week:  The decision to lose weight Most of… View Post

I’m desperately trying to stay afloat which got me thinking about a couple of things.  It’s the beginning of the year so everyone is focused on weight loss, hitting the gym and eating healthy meals.  There is so much more to weight loss than just those things.  It’s a process and sometimes it’s easy to overlook some of the smaller things. Sleep is so important.  Right now I have a tiny one who is controlling my sleep schedule so it’s been a little rough. She seems to be getting more than enough sleep; it’s me who seems to be suffering.… View Post

It’s not a hoax or whatever.  People often ask what we did to lose weight or how we got started.  The is a simply answer and long answer so I’m going to give you a clif notes version.  It starts with a few simple things that will help you develop healthier habits. Cut the soda.  This is where we started from day one.  There was no more soda to be had.  I really have no idea how many calories I was consuming just by drinking soda.  It’s a mindless habit but those soda cans add up to major calories.  Or… View Post