Archive for September 2013

What would you say to your teenage self?

What would you say to your teenage self?
What would you say to your teenage self? This question comes to me at a time that I want to ponder back to how far I have come.  If I went back 20 years ago to tell my teenage self advice, what would it be?  I believe it is a healthy thought process to ponder... Read more »

Bright Pink fundraiser event September 20

Bright Pink fundraiser event September 20
Bright Pink I feel so passionate about Bright Pink because they help women with support, education, and empowerment that are going through ovarian or breast cancer.  This is from their website: Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for... Read more »

Helping youth through fitness event in Bolingbrook, IL

Helping youth through fitness event in Bolingbrook, IL
Helping youth through fitness With child obesity on the rise, I love to hear how communities come together by helping youth through fitness.  I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to Lindsey Smith (founder and former executive director of Heart Haven Outreach) on the phone.  Before I tell you how they are helping youth through... Read more »
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Opportunities to share my weight loss story

Opportunities to share my weight loss story
Opportunities to share my weight loss story Some people feel the topic of weight loss is something you shouldn’t talk about or boast about.  I feel that if I don’t share my story then someone wont be inspired to start their own story.  Sharing my story has helped me to stay focused on my goals.... Read more »

Preventing college weight gain tips

Preventing college weight gain tips
Preventing College Weight Gain I wished I would have looked up preventing college weight gain when I was a freshman of college.  I recall the dining commons was a huge buffet of endless fried foods, sweet and gooey foods or salty goodness.  I would visit the salad bar but that would mean ranch dressing all... Read more »