We don't always follow a straight, smooth line when we work towards our health goals. It's ok when it curves here and there and presents bumps and obstacles. One thing for sure; I will not give up on my goal to be healthy and at a weight that is right for my body.
Have you ever done a health reset? It's a great way to kickstart your journey into a healthy lifestyle, and you might also become more aware of how you rely on certain foods or alcohol to relax, soothe or even numb yourself.
For me, my health is my number one focus; the weight loss is an indicator I'm eating right for my body at this time. The weight loss IS a motivator for sure, but it is not my main focus...it is mainly a sign I'm moving towards optimal health.
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!)