Ready, Set – Launch!

Hello! Welcome to the launch of this Wellness Warrior blog! In future days these pages will be a dialogue about a variety of wellness topics, specifically weight loss. Needless to say, I am extremely excited about this blog as I will be sharing my passion for wellness from my heart and my life.

Hello! Welcome to the launch of this Wellness Warrior blog! In future days these pages will be a dialogue about a variety of wellness topics, specifically weight loss. Needless to say, I am extremely excited about this blog as I will be sharing my passion for wellness from my heart and my life.

I have personally lost 220 pounds and have become healthy and fit. I now experience all the joys that wellness brings...and at the very top of my list is my precious son Benaiah. There was a time in my life when I thought I would not live long enough to see my 30th birthday, much less enjoy the thrills of motherhood. A privilege that I never thought that I could claim as my own; I now live to the fullest every day when I see his sweet face.


I want to share with you all the past experiences that led me to where I am today, including triumphs and failures. In addition, I am excited to share my current journey, full of tips and insights to help you along your path. Also, I am ecstatic to be coaching my new friend Amy, an amazing woman that I am proud to call a friend and fellow sister.  

I will keep you posted on her successes as well! Life is full of hills and valleys...roadblocks and one-way streets, but through it all we can overcome our addictions and turn our weaknesses into strengths. I did it and so can you! This blog is for us...and I am looking forward to our journey together!

How to Safely Make Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes

Gain control of your disease while still protecting your heart

If you're overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals how to make lifestyle changes that will help you safely gain control of your disease and still protect your heart.

Researchers published a study in Diabetes Care that took a second — and more in-depth — look at data from the NIH's Look AHEAD study. They found that for 85% of people in that study, lifestyle interventions that triggered weight loss and increased physical activity reduced potential cardiovascular problems. Such lifestyle interventions also help reduce the risks for diabetes, dementia and some cancers and strengthen the immune system.

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