My Journey

My personal journey toward better health, and enjoying the benefits of full fitness.

5 06, 2012

A Weekend In Philly: My Experience At The Blogging While Brown Conference

By | June 5th, 2012|My Journey, Out and About|8 Comments

I was granted an amazing opportunity to travel to Philadelphia, stay in the conference’s host hotel, and soak up the plethora of knowledge shared...

31 05, 2012

A Year Of Progress In Photos

By | May 31st, 2012|My Journey|187 Comments

12 photos that show just what kind of difference a year makes.

31 05, 2012

Calling A Truce With Brooklyn

By | May 31st, 2012|It's All Mental, My Journey|35 Comments

Overcoming my fears of the big city... and learning to love what Brooklyn has to offer.

28 02, 2012

My Struggle With Quitting Smoking And Weight Gain

By | February 28th, 2012|My Journey|17 Comments

On how quitting smoking can cause weight gain, and how you can beat the habit without the pounds.

30 11, 2011

Quick Thanksgiving Recap: What We Ate In The BGG2WL House

By | November 30th, 2011|From Erika's Kitchen, My Journey|11 Comments

My Thanksgiving 2011 photo recap!

12 10, 2011

Vote For BGG2WL: SHAPE Mag’s Best Weight Loss Blogger Award

By | October 12th, 2011|My Journey|7 Comments

SHAPE Magazine's Best Weight Loss Blogger award - have you voted?

28 01, 2011

A Very Late Pair Of Announcements

By | January 28th, 2011|About The Site, My Journey|36 Comments

Did you think you saw me in Essence? Well...

18 12, 2010

8 Amazing Blogger Weight Loss Transformations Featuring… Me!

By | December 18th, 2010|About The Site, My Journey|11 Comments

Did you miss on WomansDay.com? No worry!

30 06, 2010

My Appearance On LoveTALK Radio

By | June 30th, 2010|About The Site, My Journey|7 Comments

Yesterday afternoon, I had the pleasure of doing an interview with LoveTALK Radio to discuss BGG2WL, weight loss, emotional eating and how my lifestyle has affected my relationships with loved ones. If you get a little free time, you should definitely check it out - it was an awesome interview and it definitely doesn't disappoint! [...]

11 05, 2010

Motivation and Measuring Weight Loss Progress: The Progress Dress

By | May 11th, 2010|Inspiration, It's All Mental, My Journey|81 Comments

I'm almost tickled to tell this story. Partly because it's lightweight embarrassing, but what the hey - it can't hurt, right? Right? In 2007, I ordered a dress-I-had-no-business-buying-and-never-would-wear-in-public from Fredericks of Hollywood. Well, I purchased three of 'em but this one... this one was different. I knew it would be my "Awww, snap!" [...]