journey

Does the journey ever really end?

This day in 2011, Willie and I decided that it was time for a change.  Together we took the steps to lose weight and transform our lifestyle.  This morning I woke up to tell Willie today was the day and [...]

The lifestyle change is DIFFERENT for EVERYONE

It's different for everyone and it's going to change over time.  Keep that in mind.  I've said it many many times.  The journey I took is different from the one Willie took and will be different from the one many [...]

Five steps to become more proactive

Proactive, that's the word of the week.  Last night I posted about the perks of being proactive and I'm sure a lot of you missed that post.  Here's your chance to go back and read it before you continue with [...]

The deal with changes

Change is a part of life that we can't really avoid.  Things change on a constant basis, including the weather.  I can't believe we were hit with two ice events in 6 days here in southeast Texas.  I was cooped [...]

I am a Black Fitness Today Ambassador and I signed the pledge!

I am proud to announce I've been selected to be a Black Fitness Today Ambassador! Among many other great things getting our story out there has done, this is probably one of the most important things for ME to be [...]

Counting the blessings

Being in the public eye comes with lots of benefits like being about to share our story and inspire others but it also comes with haters! There's been a huge surge in coverage on us and the haters are out [...]

Wait a minute, did she just say fat?

Hi my name is Angela and I used to fat! I think I put people off by using the word "fat."  It doesn't bother me and it never really did unless my grandmother was calling me fat and I think [...]

Why I stopped logging my food

About a month ago I decided to stop logging my food. This was a hard decision for me because I've logged my food every day since we started our weight loss journey. But that was the thing, I logged my [...]

It’s not a diet. It’s a lifestyle change.

A lifestyle change is very difficult, especially for the people in your life.  We had so many problems with our friends and family because it wasn't only a change for us, it was a change for them too.  Both Willie and I [...]

Finding balance

Losing weight is and changing our lifestyle was the easiest and hardest thing we've ever done. I know you've heard that plenty of times here already, and you'll probably hear it again many times. But those words are the truth [...]