VSG Story Part 2 (Surgery Day)

“I don’t think I am ready to do this,” a tear runs down my eye as I look at my boyfriend. I said it in a whisper so my mom couldn’t hear. I didn’t want her to know I was scared because she didn’t want me to do it in the first place.“You got this,Continue reading “VSG Story Part 2 (Surgery Day)”

Not Ya Mama’s Workout

For a while, I found it hard to work out. I felt like working out was such a damn hassle. I would start and stop and start and stop. I hated the fact that my workouts were sooo damn BORING. It felt like a chore to get up, put on my workout gear then workout.Continue reading “Not Ya Mama’s Workout”

Five Dolla Fitness

Starting a fitness journey is challenging and expensive. People always say you don’t need much equipment. The truth is, you need more something to help with resistance during your workouts to tone your body. Meaning you might need to get some equipment. In the middle of a pandemic, it is a struggle for me toContinue reading “Five Dolla Fitness”

Something Drastic: Why I Got Weight Loss Surgery

Contrary to popular belief, your fat-shaming did not motivate my weight loss journey. Of course, people gotta make it about them. But this journey was about me. This journey is about me putting myself first. It’s about me taking care of my body. It’s about wanting to live longer. Me being scared to get sickContinue reading “Something Drastic: Why I Got Weight Loss Surgery”