Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Traveling with small children

(flying with Makayla back in 2010)

I leave with my girls for Nova Scotia in 2 weeks! While I am very excited to be going I'm also dreading the flight with my girls. On the way there my mom will be with us so I'll have an extra set of hands, however we are flying all night. Hopefully it'll work in my favor and not against us! On the way home I'll be flying with the girls by myself and have two stopovers. Eek!

I'm sure Makayla who is 4 will do fine, but I'm worried about Aria. She's at quite an 'expressive' and active stage right now. She turns 2 right after we get home.

Experienced travelers with children, any words of advice or tips for me?

Thursday, July 17, 2014


Wow! I am feeling overwhelmed with the response I have received here, and on all my other social media outlets the past 2 days - over 400 blog page views and more than 130 comments, likes and messages. I was not expecting that AT ALL.

Thank-you everyone for all the very kind words!! It really means a lot to me. I hope I can be an inspiration to someone else trying to make a healthy life change and reach their goals. I promise I will respond to everyone curious about how I've done it as soon as I can.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

My Journey to Health

I haven't been ready to post about my weight loss before now, but I think it is finally time. It is a personal journey for me, I am doing this to become healthy for myself and my family.

 In the last 9 months I have lost almost 70lbs!

October 2013                                    June 2014

I must admit I had doubt I would ever be able to do this, but here I am.  I still have a ways to go, but I am happy and I feel great! I have more energy than I've had in a long time and I can handle the summer heat much better than last year. So far it has been an amazing, interesting and often difficult journey.