Quick and Easy Salmon Sweet Potato

So remember the sweet potato thing…. I tried my hand to make this copycat recipe of this sweet potato dish we had tried at this restaurant called SPUDZ. The first time I did it we baked the sweet potatoes in the oven and then finished them off by layering them with the rest of the…

Let’s Ditch the Leggings

We were going to an engagement party and of course I wanted to be cute. It was the start of fall the weather was nice, why not?

VSG and Fashion stepping out of the box

You attract the energy that you give off. Spread good vibes. Think positively and enjoy life. I never thought fashion would be a thing for me. Especially after losing 95 pounds. But all I do is crave new style, new flare, new fabrics, and sex appeal since becoming this new me. This bawdy is giving…

Before & After VSG

A little progress each day adds up to big results.. .270 ➡️ 175Sleeved: 1/29/20.Follow my blog to keep up with life before and after VSG. Link in the bio #weightlosswednesday#vsgfashion#blackweightloss#blackhealth#vsgcommunity#gastricsleeve#bluehair#fallfashion#bariatricsurgery#bwlw#weightlosssurgery#curvy#transformation#vsgbeforeandafter#beforeandafter

Fix Your Energy

“What you think, you become.What you feel, you attract.What you imagine you create.” .Change your mindset!Fix your ENERGY!Set A Goal…then CRUSH that Shit💪🏽!.It’s up to you where you let this journey take you. The challenges only defeat you if you let them…270 ➡️ 175

But You Said It Works!?

Why did I end up getting VSG you ask? When I tell y’all I tried 90% of the weight loss fads that have been out🤣🤣🤣 I remember back in 2012, when the IT WORKS WRAPS were hot. I had a girlfriend that use to sell them, and I just so happen to be one of…

Weight Loss Surgery- It Wasn’t Exactly The Easiest Decision

Of the various options for weight loss surgery, I chose to undergo the Sleeve Gastrectomy. I first heard about weight loss surgery after the birth of my oldest son back in 2004. I watched his godmother transform from 400+ pounds to like 180 something over the course of a year and half. She has managed…

What Is It About Date Night?

Date night is suppose to be exciting and full of fun. Thrilling to say the less for those who enjoy adventure. I have always been a little iffy about going on dates because… well it was always a struggle trying to find something to wear, or doing my hair, or trying to find comfortable shoes….

They Were The Reason

My kids have been such a critical part of this new foundation. They are my strength, my reasons for being, they are the motivation. When I began having children I didn’t think my weight would ever become a problem. I worked out, I ate right, everything. But, I soon found out that it’s more to…

Let doc mcstuffins do her thing

“Every new day is another chance to change your life” Stretchy clothes are the worst when it comes to before and afters but you get the point It’s hard to even recognize the old me sometimes. But, I know she previously existed💗

These leggeings make an outfit themselves

These leggings would’ve made a cute outfit all by themselves. 😂 Don’t worry about that emoji…ya’ll just here for the transformation 😂 Mind ya business, I was in my basketball player zone 😂💀🏀 So crazy I was like 10pounds heavier in the photo on the left at the time I took this photo. 90pounds ⬇

Safety Restrictions On My Birthday…Boooo!👎🏽

Last year I was on a safety restriction and I couldn’t walk without assistance. I was 3 weeks post op on my birthday last year. I had already dropped 35 pounds from my highest weight. I was in a good place even though I was in pain. My doctor had prescribed me a blood thinner…

Let Your Light Shine ✨

Let Your Light Shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark I want to be the best inspiration I can be to others on the same journey. It’s a challenging road to travel but I’m proof that you can do it. 12 months 3 weeks 3 days post #verticalsleevegastrecomy 270…

Listen to YOUR body folks

When you have Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy you are informed that you should not to eat and drink at the same time (it prevents overwhelming your stomach)

Nobody ever talks about the scars⚠😬

Scar Update After surgery YOU WILLL HAVE THEM. My procedure was laparoscopic, so I was left with 5 small puncture marks and 1 larger one (the hole they pulled the stomach through). When I came home I had bruising and everything. I had a stitch that did not dissolve so I pulled it out (with…

It’s A Birthday Celebration!

I promised myself this year would be different. The only person i need to compare myself to is my yesterday self 90lbs⬇ Last year for my birthday I was recovering from surgery. I was only able to eat soft foods and I was very restricted with movement and everything.I promised myself this birthday would be…

270 ➡ 183 and shrinking

12 months Update strength does not come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.

One year later….I’m a whole snack in these streets😁

Beautiful are those whose Brokeness gives birth to transformation and wisdom January 2019 vs February 2020 I remember this day like it was yesterday. These photos were the morning before surgery. We had just parked the car and was getting ready to walk towards the hospital doors when I looked at my husband and I…

My Life changed forever on this day

e had a patient interview to discuss why I felt like I needed surgery?, what surgery did I think was the best option for me?, what did I plan to change and do different?, and what lifestyle changes I was going to make to ensure I had a successful surgery and post surgery experience

Watch Me Shrink: My waist use to be 50 inches

**Shrinking Sunday** talk about losing inches. My waist use to be 50 inches around. I am at such a loss for words. I am so glad that I have been keeping up with documenting. When I say crazy the proof is on the tape I’m still in shock with the fact that I actually went…