• Accountability,  Anxiety,  Appreciation,  Change,  Fitness,  Time,  Transformation

    2 Year Transformation 8/22/18

    #WAYBACKWEDNESDAY 1st day at the gym selfie. (I looked happy right? Lol) I took that photo thinking, “Damn, this is going to take foooooorrrrreeevvvvverrr!” My body was still sore from a C section & not 1 of my friends or family wanted to start a weight loss journey with me. One of my closest friends even “joked” I wouldn’t make it past a month. Got to listen for those light hearted jokes lol I follow a lot of fitness pages & everyone shares their journey online for multiple different reasons. I always look for people that are just starting out & congratulate them on just making the decision to hold…

  • Anxiety,  Appreciation,  Art,  Change,  Fitness,  Interesting,  Mental Health,  Misunderstandings,  Transformation,  Wellness

    “No Filter” September 7, 2018

    I recently read an article on @Elitedaily by @aratagrams on what #filters are creating in the mind for women. It said, “Like every kind of social media, Snapchat is a company with its own agenda. It wants to flatter & persuade you to keep using it, but has no obligation to tell you the truth or take responsibility.” That stood out most to me. A lot of us lack self-care & make it a habit to put a filter on our life. We don’t take control because we can just cover it up. But it’s not easy to cover up low self-esteem. I’ve never had great skin.  Terrible eczema, dry…

  • Appreciation,  Change,  Donation,  Interesting,  Ripple Effect,  Transformation

    Thanksgiving- The Gift of Transplantation Medicine

    Last week, I was invited to join “The Celebration of Thanksgiving- Gift of Transplantation Medicine.” The event was held to honor donor families & recipients at #UTSouthwesternmedicalcenter There were hundreds of donor families & just 36 of us (recipients) I swapped stories with a couple of them but I connected with a teacher who’s story really touched me. She came to honor a little boy that passed away from a car accident in June. The driver was distracted-texting. A lot of staff from his school showed up to remember him. They described him as respectful, passionate and thoughtful. He would ask his mom to send gifts to his teachers when they had a bad…