The visual reminder of my tracker, which I see multiple times a day, is not only a reminder and motivation/encouragement, but as the year progresses, it becomes a sense of accomplishment.
We need to praise our progress instead of pointing to the lack of perfection.
Each day, my body is healing and working to find its way to optimal health and an ideal weight.
Our lives get so busy that we often forget to connect how we feel with what we ate. My energy levels are huge today, and I know it’s because of...
I deeply believe that changing from a less-than-stellar lifestyle to a healthy lifestyle takes practice until you get it right. I won't give up; I'll keep trying.
This post is available in audio. I used Anchor, and a standard woman's voice, instead of my own. I'm just trying it out. I recorded the video below a week ago when I was out on one of my morning walks. Like I've said before, a walk alone in the fresh air is like a… Continue reading Move on, and Don’t Give Up When you Fall Off Track
For a long time, I've been trapped in a cycle of eating, overeating, dieting, losing weight, gaining the weight back, etc. Sound familiar? I thought there was something wrong with me, but as it turns out, I'm more than ok. There's nothing wrong with me at all. 🙂 It's the Pleasure Trap! (Learn about the… Continue reading How I’m Escaping the Pleasure Trap (and losing weight!)
It's been three weeks since I ended my 10-day water fast. I'm happy to report that I've maintained my weight loss after my re-feeding period. 🙂 10 day water fast: lost 16 lbs 7 days of re-feeding (gaining weight in water, fiber, protein and glycogen in the muscles) led to me gaining almost 6 lbs.… Continue reading Two Key Lessons for Healthy Weight-loss
After completing my 10-day water fast, I began what I think is the most important part of fasting: re-feeding: what I eat after the fast. There are two phases of re-feeding: The foods consumed in the first week to ten days after the fastThe way of eating that continues on a daily basis, for long-term… Continue reading Update: Two Weeks after my 10-Day Water Fast
Like so many women, I've struggled with my weight and attempted to lose weight many times. Guess what? I've been super successful! Losing weight over and over again. 🙂 The problem is...I keep gaining it back. 🙁 Currently, I am about 40-50 lbs overweight. Early in 2021, I found myself in a deep funk. One… Continue reading Welcome to my Journey to Health and an Ideal Weight