Happiness Road

Happiness doesn’t mean zero stress. In fact, the “Happiness Road” is literally paved in stress. We’re always striving for that intangible thing, that far off illusion, that mirage of happiness at the end of the road and the closer we seem to get to it, the farther on in the […]

My Mindful Eating Experience

My biggest issue was remembering to sit down and think about what I’m eating and not default to eating on the fly.  Previous to the 30-Day Mindful Eating Challenge my “food time” was also car time because car time was the only time I had for anything.  That was before […]

Feeding Your Soul

We spent so much of our lives feeding our body, feeding our emotions and feeding our mental well-being, but when was the last time we fed our soul? When we’re being “body healthy,” we feed our bodies healthy foods such as fruits, vegetables and protein while we remove the sugar […]

Mental and Emotional Weight Loss

We spend so much time on this journey trying to lose the physical weight, that we lose sight of the fact that we also need to lose the mental and emotional weight that got us there in the first place. While surgery will get you there physically it creates a […]

What Have You Done For Me Lately?

The kids are up. Time to feed them breakfast. It’s time to make their lunches, get them dressed and get them off to school. What do you mean you have a school project due today? 24 cupcakes – when am I gonna have time to make those? You need a […]

Brandy Sydow

My life started out like everyone else for the most part. I grew up in south Florida living either in the swimming pool or the ocean. My weekends were spent at the horse barn riding. My parents split when I was 3 or 4 and my mom was left a […]

Tina Lynn

I have always struggled with my weight. Weighing 245 at my Highest I was always on yo yo diets. Finally losing about 50 lbs I was at a good place. Got pregnant and gained 30lbs and ended up losing my baby.. got pregnant again 5 months later and gained 22lbs […]

Harl Davidson

  Jump in, sit down, BUCKLE UP! The story of my life and BWL surgery get pretty bumpy at times! Hoping to encourage, inspire, and give hope to all, that seek this journey, to a healthier you, and better quality of life! Here goes! I’ve always battled the bulge, on […]