I’m Brooke & I’m Obese

There was something peaceful about writing that title. It doesn’t sugar coat the fact that my BMI is 37, and I need to urgently focus on my health before it’s too late. I care about myself. I want better for myself. I NEED better for myself. Sometimes I let my emotions get the best of […]

Week 3, 4, & 5 : My WW Journey

Hi Everyone! It’s been a minute, but I’m so happy to report on some great success within the last few weeks. If you’re like me, the end of the year is total madness. I can’t believe we are approaching Thanksgiving. I could have sworn that Halloween was just last week. Even though I’ve been insanely […]

The 6 Scariest Diets

In the spirit of Halloween this year, I wanted to share my knowledge of some really scary diets. People will go to great lengths to lose weight, and diets like these offer you extreme weight loss with minimal effort. Unfortunately, many of these diets are dangerous to your health and life. I’ve compiled a list […]

8 Ways to Increase Your Steps

One of my favorite activities to getting fit is increasing my steps every day. This is a perfect long term strategy to improve your fitness levels without going overboard. Here are 8 ways to increase your steps every day: Park Further Away This is easy enough – just park your car towards the back of […]

What WW Program Is Best for You?

Have you ever considered losing weight with WW (Weight Watchers), but unsure what program is best for you? In this post, I am explaining the 3 different types of programs to choose from and what one I personally use. OnlinePlus This is the all-digital way to follow the program. There are no meetings. Consumers will […]

Week 2: My WW Journey

I’m off on this journey, and happy to report another successful week on WW! Week 2 was another good week, and I can say I successfully lost… -0.8 pounds! I am officially 77 pounds away from my goal weight of 155. Wins – This week I made some seriously delicious WW recipes. Everything from a […]

Week 1: My WW Journey

Hey, how was your week? I am happy to report that the start of my WW journey is off to a GREAT start! Week 1 was a good week, and I can say I successfully lost… 4.6 pounds! I am officially 77.8 pounds away from my goal weight of 155. Weekly Recap: Wins – I […]

Week 0: My WW Journey

I wanted to create a page called “Week 0” to document my weight and measurements before I officially began this journey. Saturday, October 12th was my initial weigh in at.. 237.4 pounds. Wow… This weight was a wake up call for me, because earlier this year I was close to being under 200 pounds. At […]

7 Steps To Detox From Junk Food

Junk food can be a nasty habit. Especially if you’re eating it several times a day. Some people even go so far as to have a junk food addiction. If you are craving junk food and can’t seem to say no, then you may need to detox from that junk food. Did you know that […]

5 Major Problems With Fad Diets

The dictionary definition of “fad” is “an activity or topic of interest that is very popular for a short time, but which people become very bored with very quickly.” That describes “fad diets” to a T. They’re popular at first because the weight seems to melt away, but they fall out of favor when people […]

6 Key Diet Hacks For Weight Loss

Knowing how to stay full and healthy when dieting can be difficult. Many people struggle when looking to reduce their weight, with constant hunger. If you are one of those people then you may be looking at ways to trick your mind into feeling fuller longer. There are several different dieting hacks that you need […]