5 Things I Learned by Detoxing

5 Things I Learned by Detoxing

Hubby and I completed two rounds of a 30-day detox and I dropped 42lbs like a sack of hot potatoes. 42! I thought it’d be fun to share the top 5 things I learned. Real talk. It completely changed our lives. We share more about that in episode 1 of our Wellness Journey...
My Self-Confidence Journey

My Self-Confidence Journey

It’s February! We celebrate Black History and a little thing called love. I thought it to be appropriate to share my personal experiences with falling in love with ME. For the remainder of this month I will share how I addressed 4 questions that lured me into...
A New Way to Set Goals

A New Way to Set Goals

“There is nothing magical about January 1,” Lara Casey Isaacson, CEO, Cultivate What Matters. When I first read these words, I felt so relieved!  And now that we’re into February, I hope you find some relief too. I love December because everything...
Excerpt from My Book

Excerpt from My Book

I decided to share more about my personal wellness journey. What better way to do that, than through my own words. Below is an excerpt from my book, The Weight Loss D.I.V.A. Post/comment questions and whether you can relate below. Enjoy! – LeeAnn Being skinny is...
Back to My Wedding Dress Weight!

Back to My Wedding Dress Weight!

Ugh, I kind of hate to talk about calories and pounds, but I have to be authentic about where I am right now on my wellness journey—I want to and need to shed some unnecessary weight and I am being very intentional (and kind) with myself in the process. Plus, my hubby...
2017 Look Back

2017 Look Back

Happy New Year! I stumbled upon a video by Lisa Nichols [NY Times bestselling author and motivational speaker]. She encouraged viewers to create a list of at least 10 things for which you are grateful or proud of in 2017. Since my husband and I had a long drive to...
3 Ways to Feel Less Awkward at the Gym

3 Ways to Feel Less Awkward at the Gym

I will never forget my very first trip to the gym. I almost died. Okay, I’m being slightly dramatic. But, seriously, I was close. The personal trainer on duty gave me a tour of the gym which ended at a huge indoor basketball court in the back of the facility. Just...
You’re Able!

You’re Able!

We know God is able, but do you know that you are? I spent my morning crying about how I feel like I’m slipping backwards in my stamina to continue on my weight loss journey. It takes effort and focus! And I don’t feel as focused as I was a few weeks ago....