Dian’s Biography

Permanent Weight Loss

2023-05-11T16:21:33+00:00May 16th, 2023|Dian's Biography, Dian's Journey|

Permanent weight-loss is not a diet, it is a lifestyle change. There is no one "magic bullet." Instead, it's a matter of consistently incorporating a number of steps that include exercise, eating right and accountability. It's like leading a symphony: You've got to have all [...]

Chapter 8: Brighton Camp

2023-03-05T04:26:42+00:00March 5th, 2023|Dian's Biography, Dian's Journey|

The following summer, I was seventeen, which meant I was old enough to return to my beloved Brighton camp to work for the summer. It didn’t matter to me that I was employed as a kitchen debutante (KD), one of six responsible for ensuring the kitchen [...]

Chapter Three:  Wisdom from The Lone Ranger of The Manti-La Sal Forest 

2023-03-01T19:41:37+00:00February 28th, 2023|Dian's Biography, Dian's Journey|

The Lone Ranger of the Manti-La Sal Forest was my idol. My father, Julian Thomas, spent most of his life in a green khaki shirt, proudly wearing a forest service pin. His job was to keep the mountains from eroding under the pounding of heavy spring [...]


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