The Easy Way Out

Just shy of 2 years ago I underwent a surgery that changed my life. Sort of. I’ve always been ‘heavy’ (putting it nicely). Growing up I was the ‘big girl’ that struggled to find cute clothes to enter 1st grade in. I knew embarrassment and shame at an early age. I knew bullies and the […]

Keep Your Metabolism Running

The day I gave birth to our daughter, Aug 3rd, 2009, I weighed 197 pounds. I remember standing in the bathroom in my hospital room and trying to hold back the tears. Tears of joy, of course,  because I was about to meet my precious baby, but also tears of sorrow looking at the scale […]

Getting Insane With INSANITY

Fitness is most definitely not an obsession of mine, but every so often I go on a health kick. In my daily life I live, breathe, and preach about the benefits of healthy eating, but I am one hundred percent guilty of skipping work outs and honestly just not exercising all together. I use to […]

Shrink for Good!

Originally posted on The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans. You’re thirsty. You walk to the kitchen, turn on the faucet, and fill a cup with cold, refreshing water. Or maybe you grab a bottle of water out of the fridge as you run out the door to pick up the kids from soccer. What if […]

Oil and Gas, Lose that Ass!

  Oil and Gas, Lose that Ass! Yup. You heard that right! Have a little pudge to lose? Looking for motivation? Want to win money for losing weight? You’re in luck! Real Oilfield Wives is teaming up with DietBet for a 4-week weight loss challenge. The challenge? Lose 4% of your body weight in 4 […]

Free Workouts That Can Be Done From Home

If you find yourself trying to fight the pudge {and fudge!} this holiday season, chances are the words exercise and working out have popped into your mind at one time or another. The holidays are BUSY and full of baked goodness and yummy treats and cocktails. To combat the calories, you need to be working […]