My Story: Breast Implant Illness

    June 19, 2019

    Last year I started having rapid heart palpitations. Alongside chest pain, I decided to book an explant consultation with a local plastic surgeon recommended by a good friend who also explanted with him. I explained that since my surgery in 2003, I’ve had numbness, swelling and pain. The chest pressure had become uncomfortable for months and I wanted to discuss options. We talked about explanting. We talked about risks and the reality of being left with small, deflated breasts when…

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  • My Flat Belly Ball Infomercial

    May 19, 2019 I filmed my first infomercial for the Flat Belly Ball a few days ago. It was exciting to walk through halls lined with images of iconic TV brands like Jack Lalanne’s…

    May 19, 2019
  • My son’s summer camp at iD Tech

    This post is sponsored by iD Tech. Do you ever feel like a ‘bad mother’ for letting your kid play video games? When I walk downstairs in the morning, my eldest is already in…

    May 15, 2019
  • Important Life Lessons…

    March 27, 2019 When I was very little, we lived in a poor area called Hunter’s Point in San Francisco. We lived in old Navy housing, a seemingly beautiful place with odd happenings. On…

    March 28, 2019
  • A special message from above.

    The other night I read an entry written years ago when I would go to sleep crying each night during our marital separation. At the time I was prayerful, still trying to hold onto…

    February 14, 2019
  • For Thy Will Be Done…

    Yesterday I had a bad day. It was one of those days when you go to pick up a fancy dress you bought months in advance for this weekend and the store where you…

    January 31, 2019
  • How to Detox Your Life.

    This past month I began seriously abstaining from foods that bloated me. I liked waking up with a flat tummy and feeling lean, flexible and strong throughout the day. I told myself…I want to…

    December 26, 2018
  • Training to be Average.

    Damn. I stared confused, annoyed and speechless while staring at my Dexa Scan results, a machine that calculates bone density, muscle mass and body fat.  In the past, I measured my body composition via…

    November 19, 2018
  • Are you a Leader?

    I think most people want to be a leader. The title evokes feelings of respect, honor and integrity.  It means you give direction, provide hope, instill faith and clear the path for others. While…

    October 30, 2018
  • I feared becoming a mother.

    October 28, 2018 Many people think being a fit mom means you aren’t a good mother, that you don’t spend time with your kids and that your body is your number one priority. I…

    October 28, 2018