What’s Happening in April

April promises to be another busy month filled with community outreach and doing all the things I love. I’m singing, Alicia Keys, “This girl is on fire.


Honored to be the presenter for Camas & Washougal on a Diet’s free screening of HBO’s “The Weight of The Nation” part 3 “Children in Crisis.”

April 3rd & April 10
7 p.m.

Click here to watch video of my call to action

Click here to get all the details from LiveWell / The Columbian

I’ll be at the Cascade Park Library showing you how to create simple delicious Spring Salads with freshly made dressings and vinaigrettes. Using recipes straight out of my cookbook — Shop, Cook, Eat: Outside of the Box.

April 20
2 – 4 p.m.


– Coming soon…ChrisettaMosley.com
Shop, Cook, Eat: Outside of the Box with Chrisetta Mosley (eBook)

Here’s a list of all my events for the month of April:

Tuesday, April 9th
Tuesday, April 16th
Tuesday, April 23rd
Tuesday, April 30th
4-5:30 p.m.

Learn to Shop, Cook, Eat: Outside of the Box with Chrisetta Mosley

A FREE six-week program that offers fresh, healthy OUTSIDE of the Box ideas and recipes to anyone who lives, works, or plays in the Fruit Valley neighborhood.
Brought to you by The Fruit Valley Foundation.

Fruit Valley Elementary School (Family Resource Room)
3410 NW Fruit Valley Rd.
Vancouver, WA 98660

Wednesday, April 24th
6-7:30 p.m.

“5 or 50” Women’s Sustainable Weight Loss & Healthy Lifestyle Group

No matter if you have “5 or 50” pounds to lose. It’s time to start seeing yourself as beautiful, strong, capable and look beyond physical attributes. I’ll facilitate the meeting and share my tips for staying motivated. This will be a safe, inspiring environment to share and grow.

– Motivation and tips for healthy, sustainable weight loss
– Recipe sharing
– Self-love and affirmation

Cascade Park Community Library
600 NE 136th Ave.

That’s it and that’s all. I hope to see you somewhere out in the mix!

Chrisetta Mosley

Chrisetta Mosley

I am a product – and now a survivor – of childhood obesity. As a child, my family always told me that my extra weight was merely baby fat and I’d eventually grow out of it. I never did. Instead, my childhood is filled with memories of not being able to ride a bike, flattening its training wheels from being over the recommended weight, and avoiding P.E. classes by any means necessary. For years, I wore my fatness like a wounded soldier wears a Purple Heart - with pride. I owned the look. I dressed it up. I worked the room. There wasn't a skinny girl who intimidated me. I made sure my hair was laid just right. Nails polished. Outfits coordinated to the tee. Accessories to compliment every outfit. But everyone has a breaking point, and mine came in the spring of 2004 when I tipped the scale at nearly 400 pounds 388 to be exact. I was MISERABLE trapped inside of that body. I no longer wore my Purple Heart with pride. Rather, I was ashamed and frightened. Ashamed that I had allowed food to become my everything – frightened I would die because of it. Drastic times called for drastic measures... Today, I’m bound and determined to live a better, healthier, active lifestyle. I realize I’m no longer a passenger in my life, I’m the driver. I’m overcoming my inhibitions and I’m slowly but surely saying farewell to my old childhood nemesis, obesity. For once and for all, Farewell Fatso!

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