I’m probably going to jam WAY too much in this post but you are going to have to bear with me. I’m too excited to hold anything back. There’s just so much happening!
First, if you remember waaay back in November I traveled to L.A. for a photo shoot with a “major publication” and an appearance on a “national TV show.” On my way there I did some soul searching about my role as a “Weight Loss Success Story.”
That’s us at the photo shoot. We had an absolute blast. I really can’t say enough good things about these ladies. Just fabulous, smart, inspiring, motivated people and I had the honor of working with them. I feel so blessed!
We REALLY had a good time.
Just too much fun!
And Ladies Home Journal was nice enough to share our full shoot with us.
This was us posing in front of our “befores.”
In addition to group shots, they had us pose solo. These were a few of my favorites.
This one was more emotional for me than I realized it would be.
That was the first photo I shared when I started this blog and journey in 2005. All three of us had to compose ourselves for this part of the shoot — there were a few tears. We were all overwhelmed.
If you don’t want to wait for the printed version of the article, click here to check it out online. There’s a line in there about the scale that I’m not sure I agree with anymore but it was definitely true for the past 8 years. I’m sure you’ll figure out which one it is.
Along with the article we recorded a segment for The Doctors.
It will be airing February 10 and I’m going to miss it!
Which leads me to the next round of fun announcements!
I have 3, THREE, potential oportunities with brands I love and I couldn’t be more excited. One is a board position and I have a LOT of opinions to share. One is a brand I’ve been a fan of for YEARS! And one, you already know, is the AHA and I’m excited about possibly working with them more.
I hope to share more as these things unfold. I have a crazy weekend planned leading into an exciting week!
OK, gotta go, but not before I share the food journal!
|Orange||On the way to the gym. Peeled it before I left. All I had time for.|
|Recovery Shake (almond milk, maple syrup, whey protein, cocoa powder)||Post-workout drink I bring to the gym with me and drink while stretching|
|2 eggs with leftover Brussels sprouts and cubed ham||Breakfast before getting to work. About an hour after the gym.|
|Quinoa Beet and Feta Salad||Lunch! A little after noon made using what I could find in my pantry. Click here for the recipe.|
|Kashi Crunchy Granola & Seed Bars Honey Oat Flax||On my way to the store and I didn’t want to be too hungry.|
|Samples at Costco||‘Cause everything looked so darn good!|
|Tuna Steak, Edamame, Swiss Chard, Baked Potato||Dinner with the Family – Farm pick up day — everything was SUPER fresh!|
|4 small dark chocolate caramels with a cup of tea||My end of the day sweet bite. It was totally satisfying.|
|Handful of Beef Jerky||I was up too late and my stomach was growling|
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