My Weight Loss Adventure Week 9: NOOM

It was just before Christmas when I last wrote about my weight.  A lot has happened since then.  First Christmas happened.  Christmas was a lovely day spent with my housemate.  Knowing and understanding the need to social distance my family did not gather for our yearly holiday celebration.  At one level that really bothered me.  I missed the craziness of having a house filled with people.  I missed the unwrapping of family gifts and sharing …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Eight: New Year

The New Year celebration is seeped in tradition and folklore.  Almost as much as Christmas.  Kissing the one you love as the clock strikes twelve.  Champagne to toast the New Year in, Fire works and noise makers that bring a loud sound of joy as one year passes and another starts.

New Year Eve has always been difficult for me.  I realized early on that The New Years celebration changed nothing.  You wake up of …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Seven: Christmas

And there were in the same country shepherds, abiding in the fields and keeping watch over their flocks by night, when lo an angel of The Lord came upon them and the glory of The Lord shown round about them and they were sore afraid, but the angel said unto to them “Fear Not!  For behold I bring you good tidings of great joy that shall be for all people.  For unto you is born

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Six: Being Sick

Last week there was no My Weight Loss Adventure.  This is because I was living the adventure with an illness that knocked the stuffing out of me.  In more ways than one.

It first hit my housemate d she did not feel good at all.  It lasted 48 hours and she began to feel better.  As illnesses pass from one person to another in ways only God understands, some ho, some way, that bug leapt …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Four

My Weight Loss Adventure – Thanksgiving

It is week four of my journey and I am still unable to get weighed.  This makes the task a little harder as I really don’t know if I’m moving forward or not.  I have done my best to implement the suggestions made by the dietician and I am starting to do better with those.  I have limited all the sugar drinks, including juice, from the diet.  My main …

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Three

Start Now.  Start where you are.  Start with Fear.

Start with pain.  Start with hands shaking.

Start with voice trembling. Start and don’t stop.

Start where you are, with what you have.

Just….Start.

-Zig Ziglar

The Long Weight

Going into week three I have no weight to report.  The county that I live in has gone back into shut down mode because the COVID-19 numbers are rising, and my doctor’s office is no longer seeing …

How Artistic Collaborators Karen Saillant and Mi-Kyoung Lee Are Changing Our World!

 
One day, some 16 years ago, opera director Karen Lauria Saillant was walking by the University of the Arts and was drawn in by the riveting display windows.
 
She walked inside and mentioned that she was looking for help with an upcoming opera she was working on to take from Philadelphia to Italy.  
 
Soon after, in addition to meeting professor Mi-Kyoung Lee, the Head of the Fibers/Textile program at the University of the Arts

How Coaches and Guides Help Us Find Our ‘Silver Lining’ and Pivot Successfully During COVID-19

We all need coaches and guides when it comes to our careers, finances, personal lives, wardrobes, and images; especially during difficult times.

Having just the right coach or mentor can make the difference between floundering and succeeding to meet even your most lofty goals. This is why professional athletes keep trusted coaches in their corner and also why these four remarkable female business owners have not only pivoted during COVID-19, they have expanded their reach …

Dynamic Female Entrepreneurs Find the Silver Linings That Will Inspire All of Us!  

Four dynamic Philadelphia and South Jersey area female entrepreneurs have tapped into their strengths, figured out how to pivot, and are seeing some “silver linings’ during COVID-19 that can inspire each of us as we move forward.  

This positive outlook comes amid reports that more than 100,000 small businesses in the nation, (or 2 percent), have permanently shut their doors as a result of the lock-downs since the Coronavirus pandemic was declared in March.  

These …

Goodbye, Deutschland Star Will Say Goodbye, Single Life With Virtual Wedding

As the Covid-19 pandemic disrupted the world around us, changed our daily lives, and introduced a “new norm,” we have been forced to accept an uncertain future. A tough reality for madly in love couples planning not only their Spring 2020 nuptials, but the rest of their lives together. Alongside many engaged couples, Lara Juliette Sanders and Samuel Mekonnen weighed their options as they rode a roller-coaster of emotions.

On Sunday, May 31, 2020, Sanders, …

Sharon Lia’s Timeless Music Inspires Us To Remember: “Every Single One Of Us Matters!”

Sharon Lia is an inspiring example of how despite major difficulties in our lives we can take our passion and come out even stronger on the other side.

Lia’s latest work, The Sum of Us is a timely new song about resilience and unity. She explains that it is about “the conflict within ourselves, the tragedy of giving up, the victory of rising when we fall, the symphony of realizing our potential, and the philosophy …

Rascal Flatts Lead Singer Performs at “COV-AID” Charity Event

“Rascal Flatts lead singer, Gary LeVox and COV-AID co-founder, Jeremy Greene performed “Broken Road”. The performance was part of a ten hour event charity event. Several other celebrities also participated.

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