Athena Athlete and BariAthlete: Why I am proud to be both!

Some of the most common questions I get when I post about being an Athena or a Bariathlete are What do those terms mean?  What are they? An Athena athlete is a female athlete weighing greater than 165 pounds. This is an optional category for triathletes & runners, you can also choose to run in... Continue Reading →

Changing your narrative can change your life, even if you don’t want it to…

Recently, I started a vlog series on my YouTube channel that is geared more towards my athlete side, instead of my planner side.  I just do short little vlog updates, talking about what it takes to be a bariathlete, which is a term used for someone who has gone through bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)... Continue Reading →

11 Years Post-Op & still going strong!

Today, April 12, 2018 is the 11th Anniversary of my Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery.  The photo above is the only comparison photo I am going to do this year, I will save the multi-view photo for my 13th year anniversary, that's my lucky (and favorite) number. I wasn't sure how I was going to celebrate... Continue Reading →

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