Where in the world was Suzi??


So if you follow me on Twitter and/or Facebook, you already know my secret “big news” since I quickly posted it between flights last night…

I had made sure when I found out about this amazing news to check and see if it was alright that I announced it to everyone, because I wanted to SCREAM it across the universe.  Of course, they told me that unfortunately I had to wait till two things happened:

1.) It was taped


2.) The air date was set

Well folks…both of those things have happened so now I can share all my amazing news!  Here is where I traveled to this past Tuesday:


(I have my own pictures, but they are not uploaded from my camera yet…and I’m currently stuck in an airport with no cable to upload them.)

CHICAGO!!  The windy city as they say…and no shit people, there’s some real wind going on there!

And here is the reason *why* I went to Chicago….(drumroll please…….)




I’m going to be on The Oprah Winfrey show!!!!!! 

Seriously people….OPRAH freaking WINFREY!! 

This episode is her Weight Loss Finale show and I am *so* honored & blessed to be able to say that I was able to be part of it. 

How did I get to be part of it you wonder??  Well I submitted my story a little while back and then the rest is unbelievable luck…

Now before everyone starts asking me for my autograph (I  will take pictures & sign them for like $5) , I didn’t actually sit down and like *interview* with Oprah or anything.   They chose 100 people who’ve lost 100 lbs or more to be part of this show and I was one of the lucky 100 that were chosen! SmileThey really did their best to showcase all of us though and I will *definitely* be on film.  They put the 100 of in special separate sections and they did something special to show off our weight loss that I will hold back the details on until the show airs so you guys can see it….but it was *VERY* cool!

And just for the record, this wasn’t a “Weight Watcher” specific show or showcase.  It was 100 people who’ve lost 100 lbs or more the healthy, natural way.  And man oh man, what an *amazing* group of people we had there!!

So when can you see it??…..May 10th is the air date!

(And no, we didn’t get a car or like a million dollars or a crazy ass makeover…you’re going to have to watch the show to see if we got something!)

I will have a full report of my trip, along with pictures and details sometime next week.

As of right now, I am stuck in the Philadelphia airport waiting for my flight out to Boston.  (I’ve literally been traveling in airports since Tuesday….I am beyond *exhausted*!)

The weather is awful here on east coast and my flight in from Syracuse was the bumpiest one yet (I’m probably jinxing this).  How I managed not to barf all over the place is beyond me!  Right now I’m on a standby flight which I most likely will not get on but if I don’t get on this 12:00 flight, I’m all set for the next one at 1:15 (I’m probably jinxing this too), which means I will be pretty late for the start of BLS (my Weight Watcher Leader training which I am attending for 3 days). Awesome.

The only positive lining I can find about my situation at this very moment….

the bar is open ;)


  1. yay! how exciting for you Suzi! Congrats!! :D

  2. Oprah, Smoprah! One time I was in a crowd shot on a local news broadcast. The NEWS! And I was making a really funny face! And I didn't have to lose 100 lbs before I got on TV. And... okay, okay... I'm jealous...

    Love Chicago. My daughter starts college up there in the fall, so I'm sure I'll be hating it soon enough.

  3. So so freaking proud of you! I'm not an Oprah fan...Ellen is on at the same time, but I will totally DVR Ellen to watch you on Oprah! hehe :)

    CHEERS! :)

  4. I'm thrilled for you!! Did get to at least meet Oprah??

  5. woohoo!!! congrats girl! you rock


    if not its cool and still awesome, but I hope you did! CONGRATS!

  7. That is so incredibly awesome!! :) Congrats Suzi!!

    PS - That is my favorite thing about airports. The bars are ALWAYS open. :)

  8. Leaving lurkdom to say CONGRATS!!! You are truly an inspiration. How exciting :)

  9. Wow!! That is soooo awesome and exciting!! :) congrats!

  10. that is so cooooool! and probably the only time ill watch Oprah!

  11. Holy SHIT! That's amazing!!

  12. When I saw it on Twitter last night I squealed! Yay for you! I can't wait to hear more about your trip to my home town!!!

  13. Awesome! Hope you had fun in Chicago while you were there. (my home town ;))

  14. So happy for you, Suzi!! Have fun in Boston! There is so much to do there.

  15. I can't wait to watch this! So awesome!!!! I'm jealous, but you deserved it :)

  16. So excited for you!! My dvr tapes Oprah every day so I can't wait. I hope you had the time of your life!

  17. That is so cool!! Congratulations!


  18. Wow!!! That is so cool. I can't wait to see the show. I only have 10 more pounds to go to join you in the 100 pound loss club. ;)

  19. Suzi - congrats! I was in the 100, too! Nice to see someone else who was there! :)

  20. That is absolutely awesome and amazing!!! I can't wait to watch the show. I am an Oprah addict, love, love her. (and I really can't understand the haters!!) Congrats girl :-)

  21. It was awesome, wasn't it!?!?
    My hubby was the "Dr.Oz" guy, well, the only guy featured on the show!

  22. Pure AWESOMENESS. Can't wait to watch.

    This is my first time here. You had me at beer.

    Winks & Smiles,

  23. I heard you on Geeks in Running Shoes...and had to check out your website to see what your big news was. Glad to hear your news. That is amazing. I lost 30 pounds over the last year and WW and running have been part of it. Keep up the good work.

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