Jessica on a Journey

The blessing of this burden

Losing weight has been an issue my entire life. Even in my childhood years, when I was extremely athletic, the extra pounds seemed to stick around. For years, I was...

How a folding chair turned my day around

It’s a warm weather task many of us dread. I honestly avoided it altogether before I started my weight loss journey a few years ago, but in the summer of...

Don’t call it ‘before and after’ picture

When you start to lose weight, and it’s clear to everyone that you’re making progress, the side-by-side pictures comparing your heavier self to your more slender physique seem like a...