In The News

Staying safe when you take your workouts outside

Last week a woman was running in the wee hours of the morning and she was attacked. Her attacker tried to pull her in the bushes but she went all karate kid on him and got away. I don't know [...]

Loose skin is suddenly back in the topic column

You may have seen the Muscle and Fitness article about the effects of extreme weight loss on skin.  John David Glaude stripped down to show you what's it like.  The only thing I could think about when I saw it [...]

Let’s Move! Turns 4

The First Lady's big push to end childhood obesity, Let's Move!, turned 4 yesterday! On Wednesday I had an opportunity to speak with Executive Director of Let’s Move!, Sam Kass, about the program and where they want the program to [...]

In the defense of the Biggest Loser Winner

Last night the winner of The Biggest Loser was chosen and people don't seem to be happy.  I will admit, I don't watch the show.  I really don't like how the show doesn't take it's moment to educate the viewers [...]

Yes, we were on The Rachael Ray Show!

Keeping a secret is very hard so I’m very glad The Rachael Ray Show episode finally aired! I don’t know how it happened or why it happened, but we are truly thankful for the experience! Many great things have happened [...]

Long run and The Rachael Ray Show Updates

Happy Saturday! This morning I tackled my first 13.1 in a non race situation. Alls I can say is, it didn't go as horrible wrong as my Tuesday run so it was a success. And I ran it without music [...]

Watch us on television on MONDAY, September 30, 2013

Happy Friday everyone! I have some wicked exciting news to share with you. Remember the trip we took to NYC a couple of weeks back? I'm excited to tell you to tune in to The Rachael Ray Show on Monday, [...]

Childhood Obesity: Parents aren’t to blame

Willie and I spent the weekend with our god child.  It was a very fun experience and it taught me one thing:  I’m not ready to parent yet.  It’s always great to take care of someone else’s child and give [...]

Sharing our story on Huffington Post Live

Last night we had the opportunity to be on Huffington Post Live to talk about our weight loss experience. We've been getting a lot of requests to be on tv lately and I must admit this kind of makes me [...]

A day of (state) resolutions

After running the Austin 10/20, Willie and I were honored with state resolutions on the floor of the Texas State Capitol.  Our weight loss achievements are now a part of Texas state history!  This is/was such a honor for us [...]