In my own journey for better health, I think that I have a far greater understanding and acceptance of who I am, what my body can do, and what my body looks like. It's pretty damn bothersome to me to find everyone else, even those close to me so uncomfortable with my fat body. … Continue reading Don’t Crop My Muffintop!
2017 started for me with a big freaking bang. A desperate vow to myself to get under 300lbs by the end of January! I had been stalling out in my weight loss for at least the last two months of the year and needed to get under 300lbs just to justify continuing on. I hit … Continue reading Running in circles around the couch
It been a rough past two months or so. Hurricane Matthew ransacked my hometown and though we did not receive and property damage, we are still picking up the pieces as far as financial situations go... that along with the holidays. I'm sure we are all still feeling that, huh? That also means that my … Continue reading Getting back to business!!
Well, I finally did it. I got off of my rear end and prepped all of my lunches for the week. My lunch preps are usually just salads, consisting of romaine, sometimes also iceberg, spinach, sometimes corn, grilled cubed chicken, skim mozzarella, and chia seed. It’s just so unfortunate that I spent the time that … Continue reading When good intentions just weren’t good enough
Before August 2016 I had never so much as set foot inside a gym. So we enrolled, my husband- 30 and Myself- 28, at a local gym where he is flourishing. We have lost nearly an equal amount of weight but he is only slightly overweight for his build whereas I am morbidly obese so it … Continue reading 5 Things Fat Girls Experience While Working Out
Hi! My name is Candace. I’m a 28 year old Wife and mom of three, two girls- 10 & 8 and one boy- almost 3, we all live here in southeastern North Carolina. I’m a full time student that was on track in a Nursing Degree program but have recently decided to walk away from … Continue reading Who am I?