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Ann Lovell Patient Expert

I've been on a journey to renovate my life. Part of this journey included losing 225 lbs, as well as learning to change how I think and perceive life.
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Challenge Myself to Change by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I mentioned a few entries ago, about a book I'm reading called "Aspire", by Kevin Hall.  I've been tackling about a chapter a week, so I can work my way through it thoughtf ... Read on »
Do Little Tiny Mini Goals Matter? by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last weekend I was reading a chapter in the book Aspire by Kevin Hall.  He was telling a story about a quadriplegic who had decided he was going to do something quite extra ... Read on »
The Ingredients of Determination by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As I mentioned in a previous post, I survived Hell Week.  I'm still absorbing some of the lessons that I learned this week.  As I ponder today, I think one of the most impo ... Read on »
I Survived! by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It was a windy, dark and cold morning,  6:00 a.m. to be exact.  Bundled up in long johns, a turtle neck, fleece sweater, a coat, a pair of pants, 3 socks and glove ... Read on »
H -E - Double Hocky Sticks Week by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's been a long, long time since I wrote about the weight loss journey that you see documented in the layout of the blog.  The truth is, that since reaching my goal weight ... Read on »
An Article About Me! by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I opened my Facebook page today and began reading.  To my great pleasure, I found this article listed on the Cochlear Facebook page showing up in my newsfeed!  Just thought ... Read on »
Slices of Heaven by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Slice of Heaven #1 A couple of weeks ago, I was running to the store for a quick errand, with Finn buckled in the back seat.  As I drive to the store, I hear the sweet ... Read on »
Sweet Joys by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Tonight, after midnight, I got a text from upstairs.  Finnley kept saying to his mom, "My Ann, go see my Ann....."  She finally texted me to see if he could come s ... Read on »
Can You Feel The Joy? by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There's not a lot of words that are needed for this video. Just look at each face there and the joy they show. Here they are, the young and the old, living the mi ... Read on »
Florida Fun by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ahhhh, Celebration....How do I love thee, let me count the ways! :)  Seriously though, Cochlear Celebrations are counted among the highlights of my life.  I'll give you a ... Read on »
Motivation by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss LOOOOk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  When reading my niece's blog a few weeks ago, she shared that she had printed her blog and posted a picture of her book.  I checked out the Blog2Pri ... Read on »
My Sweet Valentine by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss LOOOOk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  When reading my niece's blog a few weeks ago, she shared that she had printed her blog and posted a picture of her book.  I checked out the Blog2Pr ... Read on »
Positivity by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Yesterday I went grocery shopping, as I usually do on Friday.  This little trip turned into a little mini-lesson on positivity.  After I collected all my groceries, I went ... Read on »
What a Life! What a Job! by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've now got almost a full month under my belt, working in our Parent Infant Program with babies and toddlers from 0 to 3 and their parents.  I can't believe how I feel abo ... Read on »
Life's Little Joys (A Photo Essay) by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss All three came down to "spend time" with me.  Amazing they all three fit into one chair!  They're growing so fast, I don't think that will last for long! ... Read on »
The Future Is In My Hands by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Life is bringing me more changes. For a long time, I've felt that I needed out of my current career. I had hope that something better was out there for me. ... Read on »
Seasons of Life by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Life has been trying for the last few months, more for others that I care about than for myself personally. The last 8 or so months, I've watch my niece go through such a l ... Read on »
An Article about me! by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss AOL apparently has a website called, "That's Fit". A week or two ago, I was interviewed by their reporter via email. I was asked to send photos as well as answer a bunch of ... Read on »
Lessons Learned from a One Year Old by Ann Lovell Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss For the last 13-14 months, I've had the pleasure of living with a baby and watching him grow. There have been lots of little lessons along the way, as I've watched him co ... Read on »