January Weight Loss Update: 5 Things that Helped Me Lose Weight

Let me start off by saying no matter what my weight is, I’m going to make the best of it. Even though I can make it “Do what it Do” doesn’t mean I still don’t want to get back to my “Happy” size and or weight. My entire closet is filled with clothes for my Happy size. I think we all have a Happy size.

In October after my trip to Turks and Caicos where I drunk and ate around the clock, I was over it. I was at my highest weight outside of being pregnant. I was actually wasn’t that far away from my delivery weight. That’s when I told myself I had to do something. I did. I ate right and shed a few pounds in just two weeks. Then Thanksgiving came. I threw it all out the window. Then the holidays came and I experienced seasonal depression for a couple of weeks. Food was my comfort. I gained everything I lost back and then some. I could only wear sweatpants. I was over it. So I decided it was time for me to get it together.

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Black History

I’m going to go ahead and wish you a Happy Black History Month. To keep it real, we need to celebrate Black History every month, every day. As a people, I think we are doing a great job of highlighting our achievements all year long. Now that the girls are getting older and can better understand, I’m going to do my best to understand why Black History is so important but it won’t be easy.

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Spicy Turkey Slaw

I’m finally getting around to documenting my latest viral IG story recipe. So many of you have made it just by watching my stories. Here it is! My bootleg cracked slaw recipe. I came up with this concoction because all the cracked slaw recipes I found were too complicated. If you watch me cook, I just want it to be good and fast. This recipe has been a staple in my weight-loss journey. It’s lean, lowfat, low carb and super tasty. It is spicy so if you don’t like spicy, you’ll have to adjust and I can’t promise it will have the same delicious taste.

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New Year, New Hair

Your girl is trying to get her swag back in 2019. While I work on getting my physique together, I got this head together. Being the protective style queen that I am, I recently got a new crochet style from Latched + Hooked using exotic curl. I was styled by Jenise from Angelically Natural Salon in Atlanta using her invisible hairline method. I love the versatility of this crochet style. Check out the video to see all the ways I’m wearing this Latched + Hooked creation.

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Tools to Find Quality Rated Childcare in Georgia

   

This post is sponsored by GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students.  Thoughts and opinions are my own.

My baby girl Harper has completed the first half of the school year. I’m happy to report that she loves it! Even though I knew she was ready to go to school I was still nervous. She had been home with me since the day she was born. Entrusting a stranger to take care of your child can be tough on the parent. Finding the right childcare for your child can be even tougher. With the assistance of Quality Rated’s free state-certified rating system search tool, finding the right child care is easier.

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