When You Feel Like a Failure

I started this site to chronicle my weight loss journey and to share tips on fashion and fitness.  Unfortunately, since I've experienced more of a weight gain journey, I've been hesitant to post.  Really, who wants to hear "I gained another pound this week" or "I had to buy new pants because my other ones are too small." ?  The truth is that things have been difficult lately.  It's nothing major … [Read more...]

The Truth About Unkind Words and Bullying

If you're overweight, chances are good that at some point in time or another, someone has made an unkind remark about your weight.  This recently happened to news anchor Jennifer Livingston.  Her response and the response of the community around her is truly inspiring! Take a minute to watch this awesome video! … [Read more...]

When You Don’t Like the Person in the Mirror

I've always liked myself.  I know that's a strange thing to say, but so often I hear people share that they never felt good enough or they've never liked the way they looked.  That has always seemed so foreign to me.  Even when I was heavier than most of my friends, I very rarely felt bad about myself.  For some reason, this past year (which should be known as the year of ridiculous weight gain) … [Read more...]