My Truth 365_9 – Courage & Freedom

I am currently reading the book, Start with Why, How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action. This book reveals so much and speaks to me personally.

Life after 10 Day Mind & Body Detox

Knowledge and understanding Understanding is good And when I wake up in the morning All I hear in my hood is people saying that they’re Beautiful, loved, blessed… ~Prince There are not enough positive words I can say about the way I feel now.  For once, I started something that I am confident I can…

Love Your Body Month…

As I read the words, “…I wish you a healthy relationship with food, exercise, and yourself today and everyday”, I suddenly felt empowered again. These last couple of weeks have been rough for me! My mother had spinal surgery on January 25th, I started the 3rd semester in my teaching internship, my son is graduating…

“It’s time to move it, move it, move it!”

I worked today – actually on my feet more than usual due to standardized testing.  You have to walk around and monitor the students while they are testing. For some reason, all day I thought about going to the gym.  My friend bought me a special membership as a gift this past Christmas.  I have…

What’s the big deal?

This time is different.  I don’t care how much I weigh or how much weight I have lost.  I know the adipose tissue (fat) is disappearing from my body and that is all that matters.  I am transforming and that is the goal.  To become someone new, closer to what I was created to be,…

Process of Transforming

My overwhelming desire to transform my life is stronger than ever now. As I think about why I desire to change my life, I realize that it is my innate desire to improve or be better.  I believe the process of transforming is really synonomous with living your life. I believe that some people do this passively, while…

Where my Muscles Have Never Been

I am so pleased with how far I have come in my quest to CREATE AN AMAZING BODY! I am no longer dreading going to the gym, and today with the help of my trainer, my muscles went to a place they had never been. The exercises I had to do were challenging, but I…

Revelation

We must define ourselves by the best that is in us, not the worst that has been done to us.” ~Edward Lewis,publisher at Essence Magazine  The last few days have been extremely revealing to me.  I have always been one who would self-reflect and self-correct.  Self-development may mean many things to others, but to me it is…

Leggings? Really!

Today, my confidence is at an all time high!  I am wearing leggings and a short dress.  I have already been told a few times that I am looking cute today.  Why is this significant?  Well, it’s my first time in my adult life wearing them in public.  You see, for years, I have been of…

15 Pounds Eliminated!

On 4/3/13 – I awoke with chest tightness and shortness of breath.  For the first time, I was afraid.  That is the moment I promised myself that I would transform my health.  On 4/24/13 – Experienced sharp side pain that reinforced I must improve my health! High blood pressure, sleep apnea, obesity, thyroid issues, and so…