So, I get this question all the time: How is motherhood? and I think to myself if this is a kind of tricky question. Motherhood is portrayed in the media and by women as this lovey-dovey and glorious experience. Like everything is hunk dory. The truth of the matter is that, motherhood is not glamorous … Continue reading “From the Cradle to Standing Tall”
I have always wanted to become an entrepreneur and own my business. I am special education teacher and enjoy helping shape children’s futures for success. However there has been a shift in my career after losing 100 pounds and my baby weight. I enjoy working out and trying different exercises, participating in races and meeting … Continue reading My Dream, My Business
A year ago, I had set out to complete a triathlon after seeing a lady from my gym completed two triathlons already. I was at her first just to cheer her on. It was quite exciting seeing people swimming, biking, running and crossing the finish line. Seeing her cross the finish line was a motivation … Continue reading “Once Upon A Swim”
I arrived at the hospital with my husband and 7,000 bags. Well it seemed like it. I checked into labor and delivery. They got me prepped with a gown, checked the baby’s heart rate with a fetal heart monitor on my stomach. They said he was healthy. The nurses checked my blood pressure, drew my … Continue reading “Love Brought Us Joy”
In the past weeks, I had been having this funny feeling and my period had not come. A day after April Fool’s day, I quickly went to the dollar store that was near me to buy a pregnancy kit test. In my mind I was thinking it was not possible for me to be pregnant, … Continue reading Unexpected Blessing
Love you like a fat kid likes cakes, 50 Cent’s lyrics described me perfectly as a child and adult. I have always struggled with weight loss as a kid and was always chunky. I love food, specifically sweets and junk foods and would eat them as meal replacements as if this was nutritious. During my … Continue reading Too Fit to Quit!