When you have kids your focus seems to pinpoint. Things that you never paid much attention to seem insanely important. When it's an infant you quickly learn that your home is full of danger and needs improvement. Toddlers make the rest of the world seem like a minefield, and every day that your child survives … Continue reading Improvement Is The Key To Everything No Matter How Small: Start Today
It's been quite a while since I posted regarding my weight loss surgery, so I thought you'd like a one year update. In case you missed it or are new to my page, you can read about my 15-year journey to health. I've written quite a few articles regarding this subject, including whether weight loss surgery … Continue reading Bariatric Surgery: One Year After My Gastric Bypass
Everyone loves spring, and my family is no exception. There's only one drawback: spring time in southern Texas (and your area too) is notorious for allergies. The beautiful blooming flowers and green trees make pollen, and rains bring mold growth. Don't worry though, I'll share how to enjoy this blissful weather with allergy relief! Limit … Continue reading Allergy Season: Keep Your Family Comfortable!
I've spent two days thinking about whether or not I should write this post. I know there will be a few folks who read this and think "I wish I had that problem" or "Boohoo, #weightlossproblems". I get it. I've always been very open and honest about my weight loss journey however, and rediscovering myself is … Continue reading Rediscovering Yourself After Major Weight Loss
Pretend money isn't just be for kids. If I were to give you $1000 to spend on you (not your kids, bills, husband, or house)...what would you buy? That seems like an incredible amount of money and it is hard to imagine what I would do. I honestly can't imagine spending $100 on myself...but let's have … Continue reading $1000 of Pretend Money To Spend on Yourself
Don't get it twisted...I don't love cleaning the house either. There are a million other things I'd rather do, but it has to get done. My family deserves a clean and organized home and I am proud to give it to them. I've discovered a few easy ways to actually enjoy cleaning the house. Let's … Continue reading Enjoy Cleaning The House: 6 Easy Tips
Instant gratification seems to rule the world, and weight loss surgery (WLS) can seem like the greatest quick fix. People that have gone through WLS can tell you however, this journey is anything but easy. It's one of the hardest things I've ever done to be honest. Before you decide that weight loss surgery is … Continue reading Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?
The first time I can remember weight loss being on my radar was my senior year of high school. I had known that I wanted to join the military for years, and my Army veteran Dad told me that he'd only allow me to join the Air Force. The next day, I visited the brutally … Continue reading Decent Mom’s 15 Year Journey to Health
It started on New Year's Eve. Maybe it was your birthday, an anniversary, or just a random Tuesday. No matter when it happened, you got MOTIVATION and got out of your rut!!! You did amazing things with that motivation, didn't you? Cleaned the house more, stayed on top of household chores, work tasks, your fitness … Continue reading Get Out of Your Rut Today!
It's 2017 and things can be busy and hectic for Mamas. Luckily, there are more tools than ever to help you get work done quickly. How do you choose the best possible tool for the job? I'll give you 5 tools every Mom should use in her arsenal.