Health knowledge made personal


Cranston, Rhode Island
I'm a 28 year old stay at home mom on a mission to get my family healthy. Let me take you back to December 22, 2008, that's where MY mission began. My then 9 month old son was up all night long with a tummy ache, and as I heard him cry "mama" through the monitor I knew he needed me. As I went to get out of bed I felt like a metric ton weight was pushing me back and when my feet hit the floor I couldn't even stand up without horrible pain. My first thought was "I must be really... Full Bio
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149 People Voted for girlgonehealthy for the PHBA 2009!

Comments: This blogger should win because all of her hard work inspires millions everyday!
Comments: I think Tera from Girl Gone Healthy should win this award because she is a mom like me that is doing what she can to make herself healthy for her family. She has great advice and is a tremendous motivator. Ive learned alot from her. She gives of her precious time to educate those that wonder about fitness but are to afraid to ask.
Comments: A realistic approach to weight loss that isn't all about surgeries.
Comments: The posts are informitive and hilarious. It offers a good shot in the arm when I need motivation.

The blogger is willing to share her personal experiences and tips on how to make me a better person!

Comments: She has a great website (, which offers lots of ideas, recipes and inspiration!  Every day, she encourages her Twitter followers with their fitness goals.  She's also very interactive and is always wanting input from her followers.  She rocks!
Comments:  I voted for you because I am so proud of all the hard work you put in everyday taking care of your family, and, getting yourself into a hot and healthy body !! Keep up the great work.. love you   aunt chris
Comments: I think GGH is totally real, awesome, and inspiring!  Tera, Very proud of your good works.
Comments: an awesome person and a great inspiration to all who want to lose weight or just live a healthy life
Comments: She is the best...and she is for REAL!!!!! We love her she is our gyms #1 fan!
Comments: I am truely inspired by Tera's healthy lifestyle.  She has motivated me to eat healthy foods and go to the gym more often.
Comments: Girl Gone Healthy's blogs are from a "real" person who's gone through weight loss and is very inspiring to those of us trying to repeat what's she's done in our own lives!
Comments: because she has a lot of useful info on her blog!
Comments: She is a "real" person, with a "real" life and "real responsibilities!  A true inspiration!

I was in classes with Tera in high school and she's an amazing person!!! Always upbeat and making people smile. Why should she not win this award????

Congratulations, girlgonehealthy!
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009
People's HealthBlogger Awards 2009 - Best 100 Winner! Winner!