What healthy living means to me

When I started my weight loss journey, I really didn’t know the world before me. The one thing I knew was we had to stop eating fast food for every meal and leave the sugary sodas on the shelf. Might we have also needed a bit more exercise? The jury was still out on that point. Quickly, I learned that people are health “know it alls”, and their way is always the best. Some people picked me because I still ate processed foods (aka my favorite Healthy Choice meals). Some people took offense I purchased Splenda and frozen vegetables and… View Post

Mom works on re-introducing herself

I’m Angela and I’m working on re-introducing myself to you. I’m just a woman who lost 200 pounds (a combined total of 500 pounds with my husband) and fell in love with running who then fell into motherhood. I learned along the way that healthy living encompasses the mind, body, and soul. That’s where I am today. Trying to balance it all and encourage others to tackle the journey they think is impossible. Most importantly, I am a mom to a beautiful 2-year-old who is referred to as Tiny Tot on this blog. Weight loss is the catalyst to it… View Post

Focusing too much on losing weight?

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

Episode #8: Life after weight loss

We Beat Fat Episode #8: Life after weight loss From the kitchen table: What’s been happening this week? This week’s podcast: life after weight loss 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: Life after weight loss Many people have asked about losing weight and keeping off or in Willie’s case, gaining it back.  This episode of the podcast you have a candid chat about losing weight… View Post

Episode #7: Inspirations and motivations

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